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PBC News & Comment: Impeachment Day Brings Sorry Display of Projection and Denial

GOP cultists stand behind their stable genius, repeating his incoherent arguments contained in Trump’s bizarre and rambling letter to Pelosi…--Pelosi opened the session, “Trump made us do it” as Republicans use doges and stalling tactics to little avail

--Read Trump’s letter, here

--Trump will seek comfort from his cult at a mob rally in Battle Creek, MI tonight

--while your humble host disagrees with Pelosi on many aspects of this impeachment process, she deserves credit for proceeding despite political costs

--as House focuses on impeachment, Senate is dealing with anti-Russiagate bill introduced by Lindsay Graham

--conservatives start Lincoln Project opposing Trump re-election, as moderate, former Republican and law professor Tom Campbell supports Article One

--state charges against Manafort are dismiss by judge in NY

--FISA Court slams FBI, orders January 10 hearing to look into misrepresentations in Carter Page warrant applications, and IG Horowitz piles on

--nationwide strikes continue in France as government says it’s ready to negotiate pension reforms

--Google fires 5th worker, but says it’s not about labor activism

--federal court says Ed Snowden must cough up book royalties, because he failed to submit it for review

--Chelsea Manning spent her 32nd birthday in jail behind bogus contempt charge

--Glenn Greenwald got a great interview with Evo Morales

--Max Blumenthal exposes the grooming of Pete Buttigieg

--California activist Adriel Hampton challenges Facebook with another false ad

--Trump’s plan to import Rx from Canada is little more than a press release