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PBC News & Comment Tuesday, August 14

“F-bomb” makes the dictionary; Obama lawyers fight to lift injunction on detention clause of NDAA–excerpt from interview¬†¬†¬† Also:

–Medea Benjamin and others ejected from drone convention

–violence spikes in Iraq, Afghanistan

–Panetta spins recent attacks by Afghan soldiers that killed 6 Americans

–Obama has reduced, but not eliminated, “renditions”

–hackers need to crack “Gauss” cyberweapon

–California lower house defies Gov. Norquist, passes scholarship bill that tweaks corporate tax rules

–California State University bars residents from graduate programs, but welcomes non-residents who pay higher rates

–decision due Thursday from S. F. Ethics Commission on Mirkarimi termination, as S.F. Chronicle unfairly hits the sheriff, again

–sex-positive editor of Cosmopolitan Helen Gurley Brown dies at 90