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PBC News & Comment Friday, August 17

San Francisco political soap opera continues, ethics panel finds Sheriff guilty of misconduct; 9 Supervisor votes needed to remove him    S.F. Chronicle brass have targeted Sheriff Mirkarimi and Rep. Pete Stark, with crusading editorials and biased news coverage

–Glenn Greenwald at rationally examines the real threat of terrorism

–in an excerpt from our Boiling Frogs interview, Ray McGovern talks about the erosion of our constitutional rights

–recap of recent bloody clashes in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria and Lebanon

–on his 89th birthday, Israeli President Shimon Peres offers a lone rational voice against an Israeli attack on Iran

–Tea Party Texas Rep. Canseco tangles with TSA