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PBC News & Comment: In Oped, PBC Slams California Supreme Court

For the first time in 53 years, top California court blocks Brown’s clemency in 10 cases, contradicting its own standards….–you can read PBC’s opinion column here

–the Court consigned a man to deportation to Cambodia, just as ICE is blocked by federal court from deporting more Cambodians

–also from the Opinion pages, NY Times supports NY law to widen access to abortion, and Paul Krugman makes sense on PAYGO

–and a NY Times Washington editor, Jonathan Weisman, serves up a pretty honest appraisal of possible schism between American and Israeli Jews

–after second Trump meeting this week, Pelosi and Schumer stand firm against the wall, and Pelosi attacks the morality of Trump’s plans

–selective outrage greets new Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s vow, “we’re gonna go in and impeach the motherfucker”

–at ConsortiumNews, VA state senator and Republican Richard Black blames Lindsay Graham and others for modifying Trump’s Syria retreat plan

–as US airstrikes continue in Syria

–in new, in-depth interview, psychologist Bryant welch offers smart comments about the battered minds of Americans who’ve been “Gaslighted” for years

–DC Appeals Court is first to find any validity to Trump’s military transgender ban

–Kevin Gosztola offers good analysis of the partisan attacks on journalism that honestly defines Democratic presidential aspirants

–the American jailed as a spy in Moscow holds 4 passports, plot thickens

–rich detail of drug cartel’s operations in testimony from son of Sinaloa leader at El Chapo trial

–Wells Fargo workers say little has changed since fake accounts scandal

–Fed chief Powell promises he won’t resign, market rallies after repeated dives