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PBC News & Comment: Greg Palast Exposes Massive Voter Purge in Georgia

In Georgia, 1 in 10 voters were purged after caging scheme, the deadline to re-register is tomorrow, Tuesday October 9….–Georgia voters can check the list of purged voters on Palast’s website here

–alarming, earth-shattering new climate report from UN group

new podcast at WhoWhatWhy looks at the true costs of fracking

–Brazil election advances Trumpish Jair Bolsonaro, who wants to exit Paris accord and shift Brazil to the right

Last week, two high-profile people were reported missing:

–journalist and former aide to Saudi leaders Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after entering Saudi consulate in Istanbul, is believed to be dead

–after days of silence, China reports it has arrested the chief of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, on bribery charges

–Facebook wants us to know it’s fighting TrumpCo demands for content from 3 activists, including an organizer of J20 inauguration protests

–still reeling from hack of 50 million users, Facebook announces new Portal device with advanced home surveillance capabilities

–Google is shutting down most Google+ services, after discovery of software bug that allowed outside developers to get personal data

–Rep. Jerrold Nadler, who will chair House Judiciary if Dems take control, promises to investigate Brett Kavanaugh

Free Speech for People launches campaign to impeach Kavanaugh

–Trump slams the idea of impeachment, and hopes it will help GOP in midterms

–the GodSquad celebrated the sordid, un-Christian confirmation of St. Brett

–analysts note that Kavanaugh joins Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch and Sam Alito as justices confirmed by senators who represented a minority of voters

–outbound White House Counsel Don McGhan directed this film noir

–Sen. Susan Collins used a pile of rationalizations and intellectual gibberish to support her “yes” vote

–at ConsortiumNews, legal expert Marjorie Cohn lists 5 areas of law that Kavanaugh will impact

–Willie Brown, former SF mayor and longtime ladies’ man, is the wrong guy to weigh in on the angry male voter

–listener and whistleblower Linda Lewis has some astute comments

–West Virginia radio host Bob Kincaid makes the case for voting for detestable Joe Manchin despite his vote for Kavanaugh