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PBC News & Comment Thursday, September 13

Court victory on NDAA detention clause!  Attorney Carl Mayer explains; Harvey Wasserman warns that GOP plans to steal the election……UPDATE:  after recording today’s podcasts, we learned that the administration has already appealed the NDAA ruling!

You can read the judge’s decision here.

–anti-US protests and violence spread as Romney makes things worse

–Chileans riot in Santiago on anniversary of US-backed 1973 coup

–we trained the Chilean military and many others in brutal tactics at the School of the Americas at Ft. Benning.  SOA Watch has garnered a meeting with top Obama advisor

–anti-nuclear protests set for DC September 20-22

–Occupy protesters speak up at secret talks at resort in Virginia for the new Trans Pacific trade deal

–investigative reporter Steve Horn discloses that the Heartland Institute, primarily focued on denying climate science, is supporting Mayor Emmanuel over the striking Chicago teachers

–California legislature passed House Resolution 35, which wrongly links criticism of Israeli policies as anti-semitic

–we play the audio track from a video satire about “legitimate rape”; you can watch the video here.