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PBC News & Comment: Is Gen. Wes Clark Dumber than Trump?

As corporate media obsess on latest dump from the Idiot Trump, Clark proposes internment of  “disloyal Americans” with almost no reaction…..

–at The Intercept, Murtaza Hussein exposes Clark’s comment with some interesting background

–Oregon imam who sued to get off no-fly list faces loss of citizenship for supporting al Qaeda in the 1980’s when it was our ally in Afghanistan

–Canada’s Civil Liberties Assn challenges new anti-terrorism law

–investigators still find no direct link between accused Chattanooga shooter and jihadists

–at Turkish-Syrian border, suicide bombing that kills 30+ is blamed on IS; brief dispatch from a credible source on the ground says “false flag”

–Pope Francis is hosting world delegations to talk about climate change, Gov. Moonbeam glides in on private jet

–John Kerry says he “walked away 3 times” from Iran negotiations

–assault on Planned Parenthood continues, with release of new attack video

–jail video released by Waller County, Texas, covers last hours of Sandra Bland’s life, but nothing that reveals her “suicide”

–angry judge slams State Department for FOIA delays, and State blames Jason Leopold

–Trump’s comments about McCain were taken out of context—the Donald was riffing, and called McCain a loser before he joked “I like people who weren’t captured”

–extreme weather in Southern California: wildfires followed by deluge that washed out critical bridge on Interstate 10

–SF Giants slugger Barry Bonds beats the rap for using “the clear” and dissembling to grand jury

–Buddy Buie, leader of Atlanta Rhythm Section, dies at 74. We close with one of my ARS favorites, Everybody Gotta Go