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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