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PBC News & Comment Wednesday, June 20

GOP-controlled House committee passes contempt citation against AG Eric Holder as Obama invokes executive privilege to expand the apparent coverup and fuel more partisan attacks   Some lefties whom I respect say the investigation of Holder is racially motivated, but I don’t buy that.  Holder has been very cagey about Fast & Furious, and it smells enough that John Boehner can sniff it out–despite the Merlot and cigarettes that dull his senses.


–Mubarak is on life support, as is hope for democracy in Egypt

–pro-bankster Prime Minister takes power in Greece, most austerity terms will remain in place

–Pakistan supreme court ejects the prime minister for failing to prosecute the known-to-be-corrupt president

–Julian Assange is now holed up at the embassy of Ecuador in London, seeking asylum

–Senate is finalizing huge farm bill, cutting food stamps and crop subsidies

–supporters of Gov. Don Siegelman urge Obama to pardon him