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PBC News & Comment: Day 8 of Shutdown, Obama Holding Firm

Opening with The Damned’s The 8th Day;  Obama has learned from past GOP shakedowns while eschewing 14th amendment gambit…….Click here for GoDaddy deal that benefits the PBC Podcast!

–listener John Daggett has some advice for Obama

–HuffPo files FOIA request for legal memos to Obama about 14th amendment power to raise debt limit

–in this excerpt from our in-depth interview, Roger Shuler comments on the legal maneuvers aimed at censoring his journalism, HeeHaw

BoilingFrogsPost has many interesting reports today, including this list of recent Pentagon contracts and James Corbett’s latest installment of his investigation into the Valerie Plame case

Dayton Daily News reports that Air Force cargo jets C27J Spartans go from assembly line directly to the junkyard….cost $567 million

–reviewing the game tapes from our weekend raids in Libya and Somalia, we’ve got questions

–Pentagon appoints new Guantanamo envoy, 4 months after Obama’s renewal of his intent to close the joint

–Spy Wars latest:  Canada snoops on Brazil!

–ATF agent faces government stone wall, blocking publication of his book on Fast & Furious

–this week marks 12 years of US troops in Afghanistan