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PBC News & Comment: Bill Barr Directs Anti-trust Crackdown on Google

His motives aren’t clear, but AG Barr directed fast-track suit against Google for anti-trust violations, which have been apparent for years…–Pelosi and Trump are separately promoting Covid relief, which seems unlikely to clear Senate due to GOP self-destruction impulses

–Thursday’s final debate will include microphone switches and time penalties for interruptions

–new poll shows Biden with comfy leads on almost all major issues

–Biden’s fundraising edge is fueled by megadonors

–33 million have already voted, as key swing states see mail delivery delays, and divided Supreme Court allows Pennsylvania to extend deadline for mail ballots

–arson is alleged in fire started in LA ballot drop box

–Trump uses Fox y Friends to signal Barr to investigate Hunter Biden

–Barr’s to busy extinguishing the rape-charge defamation suit from E. Jean Carroll

–speaking for Trump, Mark Meadows tells judge that tweets weren’t binding orders for declassification of Russiagate files

–corrupt Trump bagman Elliott Broidy pleads guilty to FARA crime

–in surprise move, US & Russia reach tentative agreement to extend nuke treaty

–Andrew Bacevich extols colleague’s new book on foreign policy that defends “isolationists” and defines Biden as globalist

–at MintPress, Raul Diego reports on Israel’s arms sales to Azerbaijan, which are driving the war with Armenia

–also at MintPress, Alan Macleod reviews the biased media coverage of this week’s election in Bolivia and the 2019 US-backed coup

–Khashoggi’s fiancée and foundation sue MNS and Saudi Arabia over his assassination

–Rush Limbaugh announces that his days are numbered

–Yale Prof. Philip Atiba Goff reveals the intention of Trump’s all-cops commission on policing

–in Portland, Proud Boys suspect is denied bail

–on Netflix, The Trial of the Chicago 7 is well worth watching

–Jeffrey Toobin is quite embarrassed for onanism caught on Zoom

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

–Trump reverses denial of California disaster request, as wildfires rage in Colorado

–60’s rock band leader Spencer Davis dies at 81