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PBC News & Comment: Paul Ryan Leads Healthcare “Death Panels”

Sarah Palin’s imagined “death panels” become real, as CBO shows Obamacare repeal will dump 23 million—which Ryan calls “rescue mission”….–Congressional Budget Office—run by GOP stalwart—exposes the lies behind Republican scheme to finance tax cuts by slashing health spending

—-Trump budget plan aims to cut safety net for citizens and immigrants while increasing funding for detention, deportation and border agents

–even in tech-rich San Francisco, 23% of residents live with food insecurity

–GOP candidate in Montana House special election attacks reporter on the eve of the election

–best news this week: Joe Lieberman withdraws name from FBI director candidates

–Pentagon investigation into 100+ civilian deaths in Mosul blames Islamic State weapons cache

–Philippine boss Duterte expands martial law, issues sweeping death threats

–senators from both parties blast Trump for encouraging Duterte’s drug war

–Trump attends NATO summit, hammers 23 of 28 members as deadbeats

–Trump, who is both a skilled leaker and a major victim of leaks, threatens leaker who gave Manchester info to NY Times

The Times has fresh, unsourced leaks to advance the narrative of unproven conspiracy theories about Trump/Russia

–former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort turns over some requested documents to committees as House issues subpoenas

Vice runs with claims of unseen Russian document said to have triggered Comey’s decision to announce no charges in Clinton email investigation

–Carter Page is subject of report at Washington Post on how he joined Trump team

–Robert Parry uses Page’s story to highlight Left-driven new McCarthyism

–Listeners react on Seth Rich story

Vice runs important story on 7 states where only one abortion clinic remains

–Here in California, activists are forcing lapdog utilities commission to review the utility-friendly deal to shut down San Onofre nuke plant