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PBC News & Comment: Talking Back to Rachel Maddow, Again

Ripping Rachel Maddow’s nightly Russiagate telenovela, PBC notes her reports are riddled with speculation, inference, unproven claims of “Russian agents”, more…--you’ll hear an excerpt from Maddow’s October 9 report with corrective commentary from your humble host

--at The Nation, Aaron Mate argues that “Russiagate is more fiction than fact”

--at ConsortiumNews, Bob Parry ridicules the exaggerated reporting of Washington Post and NY Times on “Russia-linked” Google ads

--South Korean lawmaker discloses that North Korean hackers stole classified plans to “decapitate” Kim Jong Un

--new report in WaPo, based mostly on anonymous sources, says angry Trump is self-destructive

--in Barcelona, Catalan leader puts declaration of independence on hold, seeks talks with Madrid

--Israel approves plans for 3,700 new illegal settlement homes

--Las Vegas sheriff changes timeline, says there is “no indication” of second shooter