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PBC News & Comment: Judge Orders Dakota Access Pipeline Shut Down

In big win for Standing Rock water protectors, federal judge in DC orders DAPL shut down, oil-free by August 5….--Dominion Energy ditches plans for Atlantic Coast Pipeline, days before genius investor Warren Buffet acquires Dominion

--SCOTUS rules against “faithless” members of Electoral College in rare unanimous vote

--Trump staged holiday events at Mt. Rushmore and White House, using phony patriotism to promote racism and division

--Trump tweets about destruction of Frederick Douglass statue in Rochester, NY and seems oblivious that it was likely done by his supporters

--then he attacks NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace over Confederate flag and noose incident

--after fake antifa post, armed rightwing nuts descended on Gettysburg, where nothing happened

--Kanye West for president?

--direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson says we should take down Jefferson Memorial

--Canadian leader Justin Trudeau snubs Trump invite to NAFTA event

--in Seattle, one protester was killed, 2 injured after being rammed by car with Black driver; here are Jonah Lehto’s reports for July 3 Seattle Protest Report 7.3.20, and July 4 Seattle Protest Report.7.6.20

--in Phoenix, video captures cops shooting a man who was sitting in a parked car

--as Barr and Trump resume federal executions, one of the first subjects is a man who doesn’t know why he’s being executed, which is illegal

--our Covid-19 update, edited by Linda Lewis

--as many as 28 million Americans are facing eviction

--Ghislaine Maxwell will appear in NY court this Friday to face charges of enabling Jeffrey Epstein’s predatory behavior

--Redneck country rocker Charlie Daniels dies at age 83