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PBC News & Comment: Catching Up On Plenty of Bad News

Turkey shot down Russian fighter, crazy white guy shot up Planned Parenthood, Daesh fills US-created vacuum in Libya, GOP fantasies challenged..... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Catching Up On Plenty of Bad News

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PBC News & Comment: America’s Drone Strikes Stoke Terrorism, Like Gitmo

Four American drone warriors turn whistleblowers, say drone warfare “has fueled hatred” serves as recruitment tool, “similar to Guantanamo Bay”…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: America’s Drone Strikes Stoke Terrorism, Like Gitmo

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In-Depth Interview: State Dept. Veteran Peter van Buren on Paris Attacks and Responses

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Peter van Buren spent 20+ years at the State Department, and became a whistleblower after his book exposed hijinks in Iraq reconstruction.  Today, he blows the whistle on emotional overreaction to the Friday the 13th attacks in Paris. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: State Dept. Veteran Peter van Buren on Paris Attacks and Responses

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PBC News & Comment: In Response to Paris Attacks, Spies Recommend More Spying

Stoking fears and playing on them, spooks like CIA boss John Brennan demand police state powers and unlimited surveillance…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: In Response to Paris Attacks, Spies Recommend More Spying

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PBC News & Comment: In Response to Friday the 13th Attacks, France Ignores America’s Bitter Lessons

French leader Hollande takes the bait from Daesh, overreacts with Sunday airstrike and 3-month state of emergency, as Obama shows restraint…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: In Response to Friday the 13th Attacks, France Ignores America’s Bitter Lessons

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PBC News & Comment: Supreme Court Will Review Pretextual Texas Abortion Law

Setting the stage for critical vote that could derail abortion rights, Supreme Court agrees to review deceptive Texas abortion restrictions…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Supreme Court Will Review Pretextual Texas Abortion Law

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PBC News & Comment: New Poll Shows Sanders Beats Top GOP Contenders

New national polls show Hillary Clinton maintains lead over Bernie Sanders in primary, but Sanders can beat top Republicans…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: New Poll Shows Sanders Beats Top GOP Contenders

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PBC News & Comment: WTF–Only 3 Senators Vote to Close Guantanamo

In critical Senate vote, only Merkely, Wyden and Sanders say “No” on Pentagon funding bill that blocks closure of Guantanamo… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: WTF–Only 3 Senators Vote to Close Guantanamo

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In-Depth Interview: Journalist Steve Horn Says Obama’s Rejection of Keystone Won’t Block Tar Sands Flow

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Steve Horn, research fellow at DeSmogBlog and freelance journalist, returns to talk about Obama's delayed--and almost irrelevant--rejection of KeystoneXL.   Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Journalist Steve Horn Says Obama’s Rejection of Keystone Won’t Block Tar Sands Flow

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PBC News & Comment: 8 Supreme Court Justices Embrace “Shoot First, Think Later”

Sonia Sotomayor is lone justice who voted against immunity for trigger-happy cop in Texas who ignored order, shot fleeing suspect….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: 8 Supreme Court Justices Embrace “Shoot First, Think Later”