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PBC News & Comment Thursday, October 18

Two more Americans killed in Afghan "insider" attack--who will be the last to die?--the question in Springsteen song....    --and why has the powerful NY Times editorial of 10.14.12 been ignored, especially in the Hofstra debate?

--Bruce is campaigning for Obama in Ohio, did a mini-concert in Parma that apparently did not include "Last to Die"

--Green Party prez candidate Jill Stein and her veep were arrested at Hofstra for trying to enter the auditorium, shackled to a chair for about 8 coverage in corporate media, but we hear a lot about Putin's crackdown on dissent in Russia

--Jason Leopold of Truthout completes another important investigation into the September death at Guantanamo of Yemeni Adnan Latif.  Leopold will be on this podcast next week, read his report here

--KSM wears camo vest to kangaroo court at Gitmo, delivers legit criticism of "national security" claims used to block admissions of his torture

--update on prosecution of ex-CIA John Kiriakou, the only person being held accountable for US torture--becuase he told the trugh about it

--more details--all from our government--on the sting that nabbed a 21-year old Bangladeshi set up by the FBI to bomb NY Fed building

--Libya names commander of Benghazi raid--will that be sufficient evidence to kill him with a drone?

--woman in Texas is standing her ground, refusing to allow Keyston pipeline to cross her ranch

--a second Federal appeals court has found Clinton's Defense of Marriage Act discriminatory, unconstitutional

--violent crime in Oakland up 20% in past year; are more rogue cops on the beat the solution?

--protest of planned drones in Alameda County (includes Oakland)

--SF Chronicle columnist continues the paper's vendetta against reinstated sheriff Ross Mirkarimi

--Boys with toys: Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison's 72-foot catamaran flips and drifts out to sea