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PBC News & Comment: The Monster That is Our “Justice” System

We open with 3 cases of wrongful incarceration: Roger Shuler in Alabama, Michael Morton in Texas, Kash Register in California.....Click here for GoDaddy deal that benefits the PBC Podcast!

As reporter Shuler completes 3 weeks in jail, Texas gives a 10-day jail term to a former DA and judge who convicted Morton for a crime he didn't commit but served 25 years for, and Kash D. Register was just released from prison in California after 34 years for a murder he did not commit.  Morton and Register both had prosecutors who withheld evidence of their innocence.  The new report on Shuler published today at WhoWhatWhy is here

--in Geneva, major progress in talks with Iran, but no deal yet

--extreme typhoon hammers Phillippines, killing thousands

--Bill Clinton breaks protocol, says Obama should fix and delay Obamacare--is this to help Hillary get distance from health reform?

--Sen. Elizabeth Warren takes on Obama over the big banks getting bigger--and is tagged as presidential candidate for 2016

--Occupy Wall Street leveraged $500,000 to relieve individuals of debts of more than $14 million

--Britain's NSA, GCHQ, has used NSA hacking techniques to crack LinkedIn and other sites

--NY Times Public Editor exposes her paper's manipulation by BushCo that delayed publication of NSA spying stories for 13 months in 2004

--lots of empty posturing on Veteran's Day, as VA backlog is reduced but still affects 400,000 soldiers with average delay of more than 6 months just to get coverage approval