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PBC News & Comment Monday, July 16

The Rolling Stones turn 50!  Romney can't explain when he actually left Bain--is it to avoid connection to Stericycle, the Bain investment that disposes of medical waste, incl. aborted fetuses?   Mother Jones and Alternet deserve credit for the Stericycle reporting

Also covered:

--Obama's crackdown on whistleblowers now extends to FDA

--Libor scandal may lead to actual prosecutions of bankers

--as Peter van Buren detailed in his book, we squandered billions on reconstruction in Iraq; new inspector general report confirms it, back can't even estimate how much

--group of 7 Afghans resigns due to corruption

--that smart phone is a tracker, just like an ankle bracelet

--NY Times lead editorial call for stronger regulation of privacy related to smart phones and GPS trackers

--Melissa Mayer jumps from Google to CEO of Yahoo

--Poppy Bush has a moment of candor regarding Grover Norquist

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