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PBC News & Comment: How Low Does the NSA Snooping Go?

Latest Snowden revelations from Glenn Greenwald at Huffington Post show NSA used porn viewing, other tactics to undermine Muslim leaders…Get a free audiobook of your choice, and support the PBC Podcast! Sign up for free, no-risk trial at

–Microsoft is taking steps to encrypt its networks against NSA spying

–journalist Roger Shuler will be spending Thanksgiving in jail.  Drop him some snail mail c/o SHelby County Jail, 380 McDow Road, Columbiana, AL 35051

–Supreme Court takes two cases where owners of privately held corporations want to impose their religious views on employees by restricting health insurance coverage of some contraceptives

–Obama administration proposes new IRS rules about nonprofits’ political activity

–Steve Horn reports on another US-Canada pipeline, and the cleanup of the September tar sands spill in North Dakota

–Russia frees most of Greenpeace crew

–Italy’s bunga bunga man, Silvio Berlusconi is booted from parliament

–L. A. council members want to restrict food giveaways to homeless

–Pope criticizes capitalism and “trickle-down” economics