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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