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PBC News & Comment Wednesday, February 22

PBC notes B.B.King played the White House last night, and thanks the King of the Blues for saying “yes” to a benefit concert that led to freedom for Dennis Jones.  Also covered:

–excerpt from Gareth Porter interview about Iran, and about recent attacks on Israelis that are blamed on Iran: Porter thinks they are “false flag” operations

–NY Times Magazine story on the personal problems of  Scott Ritter, the weapons inspector who told the truth about Iraq but was caught in an online sex stong

–Palestinian hunger striker ends fast, makes deal for release

–Peter Gleick admits he improperly obtained documents from Heartland Institute that revealed schemes to undermine climate science, funded by one of the Koch brothers

–Obama celebrates his victory on payroll tax cut extension