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PBC News & Comment: Federal Judge Says President Can Kill Americans With No Process

DC federal judge tosses suit from parents of Awlaki, says courts can’t interfere with Obama’s decision to kill Americans…Click here for free audiobook download from Audible, and earn $15 for the PBC Podcast!

–despite Obama order, CIA is still conducting drone strikes

–excerpt from our special interview with Gareth Porter, he comments on Israel’s efforts to derail talks with Iran

–Glenn Greenwald reports on hotel spying by GCHQ

–GW Bush displays his paintings at his presidential library, and the same newspapers covering it ignore his role in torture

–White House lets CIA decide what stays classified in Senate torture “review”

–House Dem leader Pelosi blames Dick Cheney for the “tone” that led to torture—but she blocked impeachment

–gay shitstorm of intolerance forces Mozilla CEO to quit

–as military downplays PTSD and mental illness as cause of latest Ft. Hood shooting, data shows serious problems

–US nuke reactors at serious risk of earthquake damage

–Tea Party threat evaporating in challenges to GOP senators