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PBC News & Comment: Will FCC Strip Licenses of Sinclair Broadcasting?

Sinclair feeds centralized pro-Trump “news” to 89 cities, and is accused of lying to FCC about “affiliates” it illegally controls….–read the Media Action Center report here

–Sinclair’s website has a map listing all of its stations

–Trump visits Kenosha with AG Bill Barr to “preserve disorder” as Chicago’s Boss Daley once famously said

–Trump claims credit for imposing order in Kenosha, but it was “radical Democrat” Gov. Tony Evers who called in Wisconsin National Guard

–in Portland, shooting death of Patriot Prayer member gets closer look, as suspect who identified as antifa has not been arrested

–sheriffs from nearby counties reject Gov. Kate Brown’s call for reinforcements due to criticism of cops

–PBC listener and subscriber Jerry from SE Portland says he’s shaken by encounter with the armed Trump caravan last Saturday

–Monday night, protesters gathered at condo tower where mayor lives, and police declare riot

–in Los Angeles, deputies from the rogue Sheriff’s Dept. shot and killed Black bicyclist who ran after traffic stop

–Trump has no comment, as Black St. Louis cop was shot and killed by white shooter

–just hours before end of session, California Legislature passes compromise eviction ban through January

–in Sacramento, some great ideas for police reform died without passage

–the scrappy Davis Vanguard details bill that would have required police officers to be licensed

–some grand ideas for Covid response also failed to pass, but ex-convict firefighters get a break

–our daily Covid-19 update, prepared by Linda Lewis

–Biden/Harris get boost from small and large donors, raking in $300 million in August

–Trump squeezed Biden to declare he won’t ban fracking

–lawsuits fly over mail-in balloting rules

–AG Bill Barr tightens rules on surveillance and investigation of political campaigns

–Dems fume as Trump’s lackey at DNI tells House members they won’t be briefed on foreign election interference

–Ali Soufan, former FBI agent who refused to torture suspects after 9/11, is allowed to republish his book without redactions