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PBC News & Comment: Millions Bet $27 on Bernie

CNN rolls out the gaslights to greet Bernie Sanders’ entry in 2020 race, as his base donates $6 million in first day…CNN’s Chris Cillizza starts with 5 loaded questions about Bernie  and listener Fred notes that Wolf Blitzer will host town hall with Sanders

CNN names GOP attack dog Sarah Isgur as “political editor”

–after decades of abuse, Supreme Court finally puts some limits on civil asset forfeitures

–mainstream media are now admitting that the claims of nerve agents used by Assad in Douma last year were staged, but US retaliatory bombing was real

–rocker Roger Waters calls out Richard Branson’s Venezuelan fundraising concert as cynical ploy of US and other regime change backers

–bucking the corporate media, Yahoo News runs report asserting that socialism isn’t the problem in Venezuela

–thousands march in France to protest real anti-Semitism after cemetery is vandalized

–some American rabbinical students visit the West Bank and express compassion

–Michael Cohen granted 60-day delay to report to prison

–based on leaks, CNN says Mueller report may be finished “as soon as next week

WashPost rehashes Trump/Russia connections, names some known unknowns

NY Times megareport builds case for obstruction of justice, and exposes Trump call to acting AG Whitaker that Whitaker may have lied about to House committee

–reflexively, Trump attacks The Times as “enemy of the people”

–at Counterpunch, Matthew Johnson agrees with PBC: impeachment is the response to power grab on The Wall

–TrumpCo tries to grab back money from California’s high speed rail project

–Pope Francis labels PBC and other chronic critics of his church “friends of the devil”