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PBC News & Comment: Snowden Rejects Spy Smear: “I Acted Alone”

Smeared by House Intel chair Mike Rogers on Sunday political TV show, Ed Snowden tells The New Yorker: “I acted alone”….Click here for free audiobook download from Audible, and generate $15 for PBC Podcast!

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–Rachel Maddow claims the scalps of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and NY Governor Chris Christie, but ignores important national topics

–Texas candidate for governor, Wendy Davis, was subject of story by Wayne Slater of Dallas Morning News, now fodder for GOP attacks

–Thomas Frank of Harpers talks about weak strategies by Democrats in this excerpt from our in-depth interview

–NATO 3 trial starts in Chicago, looks like a frame-up

–American Psychological Assn. will not discipline member who led torture sessions at Guantanamo

–Texans protest fracking after 30 earthquakes since November

–Utah activists deliver 38,000 comments against shale project

–US losing patience with Afghan puppet Karzai, regarding US troop levels after this year

–Syria talks begin in Montreaux, Switzerland

–Israel hits Gaza, kills alleged militant with fighter jet

–political protests lead to declarations of emergency in Bangkok, Kiev