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PBC News & Comment Wednesday, May 9

oops!  first feed had 2 min. silence at start! Humble Host happily eats his words from yesterday, spanking Obama for lack of courage on marriage equality; the timing seems risky, the politics uncertain, but Obama deserves credit. Also:

–PBC corrects error from yesterday on identity of alleged suicide bomber in Exploding Underpants, le sequel.  The Day 2 story reveals that the suspect is a CIA double agent

–Indiana voters dispatch Richard Lugar, dean of the Senate, in favor of a real hard line Tea Party radical

–a second hostage demand for release of Gitmo prisoners surfaced today from the family of a Soldier being held by the Taliban

–as the debate of increases in student loan interest rates continues, University of California announces another tuition increase for this fall, 6%