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PBC News & Comment: Our Dear Tweeter Contradicts Himself, Again

In campaign email, Trump says wearing masks is patriotic; in tweet to Floridians, he says mail-in voting is “safe and secure”…–but Conman Don threatens to sue Nevada over its new mail-in voting law

–on delayed primary election day, Michigan voters say they didn’t receive mail-in ballots they requested

–election experts press Congress for more funding for elections

–in strong opinion column, Jamelle Bouie says that Trump is only interested in his base, not expanding to win popular vote

–micromanager-in-chief eases threat to block TikTok in US, but threatens Microsoft over demand for kickback

–drowning in misinformation, Trump fires head of TVA board

–TrumpCo messes with the Census again, changing deadlines

–lawmakers raise concerns about data-mining firm that collects info on BLM protesters

–police in Aurora, CO apologize for detaining Black girls at gunpoint

–in DC, Secret Service investigates incident where agents drew weapons against innocent moms and their babies

The Grayzone’s Ben Norton obtains USAID memo with blueprint for coup in Nicaragua

–major explosion in Beirut kills 25+, Israel bombs Syria

–Afghan prison break, claimed by Islamic State, ends with 29 dead

–our daily Covid-19 update edited by Linda Lewis

watch this animation of Texas spread of Covid-19 /

–Op Warp Speed leader blames the media for his glaring conflicts of interest

–at Shadowproof, Kevin Gosztola reports that “dissent channels” are risky for government whistleblowers

–fresh from conquering Portland, Border Patrol raided humanitarian aid camp near border, possibly in retaliation

–in front-pager on Sunday, NY Times exposes the lobbyists at top of Biden campaign

–opinion column imagines that tech regulation is coming soon

–San Francisco sports talk legend Ralph Barbieri dies at age 74