In carefully crafted non-denial, White House admits it got "heads up" that Brits could interrogate David Miranda; Greenwald is not intimidated....Click here for GoDaddy deal that benefits the PBC podcast!
More outrageous bullying from US allies yielding to pressure from ObamaCo. Read Greenwald's comments here.
--more than 1,000 killed in brutal crackdown by Egypt's military; US has no good options, but must cut aid to Egypt and stop allowing Israel to control our foreign policy; court orders Mubarek released
--Steve Pizzo at News For Real counsels "benign neglect" for Egypt
--Obama named perjurer and top spook James Clapper to lead investigation of NSA, then backpedaled
--NSA admits thousands of violations, FISA Court chief judge says he has no way to verify assertions of NSA
--report that FBI (and probably NSA and others) can remotely activate the microphones and cameras in your laptop
--Lavabit founder shuts down rather than comply with NSA demands, now government says he can't shut down
--PBC comments on Bradley Manning's apology, and the length of his sentence which could be announced any day
--AG Eric Holder promises major changes to drug prosecutions, and acknowledges the failure of the War on Some Drugs
--former Navy nuclear veteran slams James Hansen and others who promote nuclear power as alternative to coal for electrical generations. Read Andrew Revkin's post here.
--PBC just returned from Hawaii, where he tracked down our Kona coffee connection, Russ Archibald. We toured his farm and got this exclusive interview with Russ.