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PBC News & Comment: California Server Company Resists Sweeping Warrant

Dreamhost, the company that hosts this podcast, is fighting DOJ warrant demanding IP addresses of 1.3 million who visited anti-Trump site….–in covering Oklahoma City FBI sting, most media outlets just parrot FBI press release, like BuzzFeed; DailyBeast dug deeper, suspect is mentally ill

–Kim Jong Un dials back threat to aim missiles at Guam

–in new, in-depth interview, independent journalist Pepe Escobar returns, and says Chinese leader Xi Jinpeng has quietly defused the Trump-Kim confrontation

–Escobar also notes that Trump’s threats and bluffs are hardening positions in Iran, Venezuela

–in the interview, Escobar also mentions that Saudi crown prince is signaling an end to war on Yemen

–arrogant, insensitive and lacking impulse control, Trump tweets cartoon of train mowing down person with CNN logo

–Trump campaign tries to get CNN to run anti-CNN commercial that’s full of lies

–in leak from intelligence committees, emails show that low level Trump campaign worker was rebuffed in repeated attempts to meet with Russians, reports Washington Post in misleading article

–CBO says health insurance premiums and deficit will jump if subsidies are cut

–vigilante attitudes unleashed on left using “Nazi” rationalizations, like “Punch a Nazi” comments

–in Durham, NC, anti-racism rally leads to toppling of statue of Confederate soldier

–online “doxxers” are identifying and shaming men who protested in Charlottesville, and some are mistaken identities

–in slight exaggeration, Trump and right-wingers blame lefties for violence when data show that only 2% of extremist murders are leftist

–Bannon, Miller and Gorka are targets for unemployment; will Trump say, “You’re fired?”

–3 more CEO’s have resigned in protest from Trump appointments