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PBC News & Comment Tuesday, August 8

Former House staffer who oversaw NSA, Diane Roark, faces retaliation for doing her job; NSA whistleblower Tom Drake on Daily Show…You’ll hear excerpts from our interview with Roark, and the Drake interview on Comedy Central.


–Romney hits Obama for state welfare waivers, like the one he got in Massachusetts

–as the GOP hard right hammers Obama on immigration for “amnesty”, a Latino front group in Nevada (funded by evangelicals) hits Obama for deporting the most immigrants, compared to recent presidents.

–your humble host whines about the IRS, which hit him with a tax bill from 2010 for $6,600.  After hours of useless paperwork by the taxpayer, the bill is reduced to $31 and change.

–Sikh temple gunner fits the profile of white domestic terrorists from controversial 2009 report that was rejected by Republicans

–primary elections today in Missouri, Washington, Michigan.