Peter B. Collins - Free News & Comment Feed https://www.peterbcollins.com/ News and Politics from the Left Coast Mon, 12 Oct 2015 23:58:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.3.1 News and Politics from the Left Coast Peter B. Collins no Peter B. Collins pbcsf@pacbell.net pbcsf@pacbell.net (Peter B. Collins) Copyright © Peter B. Collins 2015 Real Patriots Defend The Constitution Peter B. Collins https://peterbcollins.com/IMAGES/bee.logo-large.jpg https://www.peterbcollins.com https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.1 News and Politics from the Left Coast Peter B. Collins – News and Politics from the Left Coast Peter B. Collins – News and Politics from the Left Coast pbcsf@pacbell.net pbcsf@pacbell.net (Peter B. Collins – News and Politics from the Left Coast) Copyright © Peter B. Collins 2015 Real Patriots Defend The Constitution Peter B. Collins – News and Politics from the Left Coast http://peterbcollins.com/IMAGES/bee.logo.small.jpg https://www.peterbcollins.com 8913754 From the Archive: Joe Hickman Blew the Whistle on Burn Pits 5 Years Ago https://www.peterbcollins.com/2022/08/08/from-the-archive-joe-hickman-blew-the-whistle-on-burn-pits-5-years-ago/ https://www.peterbcollins.com/2022/08/08/from-the-archive-joe-hickman-blew-the-whistle-on-burn-pits-5-years-ago/#respond Mon, 08 Aug 2022 22:42:43 +0000 https://www.peterbcollins.com/?p=23753 Continue reading From the Archive: Joe Hickman Blew the Whistle on Burn Pits 5 Years Ago]]> After 5 years of inaction, and a cruel last-minute rejection by Senate Republicans, the PACT Act to treat veterans sickened by exposure to toxic burn pits in war zones has passed. (more…)

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From the Archive: Here’s the Greg Palast Interview That YouTube Just Removed https://www.peterbcollins.com/2022/06/06/from-the-archive-heres-the-greg-palast-interview-that-youtube-just-removed/ https://www.peterbcollins.com/2022/06/06/from-the-archive-heres-the-greg-palast-interview-that-youtube-just-removed/#respond Tue, 07 Jun 2022 00:38:50 +0000 https://www.peterbcollins.com/?p=23370 Continue reading From the Archive: Here’s the Greg Palast Interview That YouTube Just Removed]]> At the end of May, YouTube sent me a notice that it had removed an interview from my collection on their channel.  I appealed, and they denied my appeal. (more…)

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From the Archive: Tom Hayden Talks About His Cuban Comrade, Ricardo Alarcon https://www.peterbcollins.com/2022/05/06/from-the-archive-tom-hayden-talks-about-his-cuban-comrade-ricardo-alarcon/ https://www.peterbcollins.com/2022/05/06/from-the-archive-tom-hayden-talks-about-his-cuban-comrade-ricardo-alarcon/#respond Fri, 06 May 2022 22:18:26 +0000 https://www.peterbcollins.com/?p=23318 Ricardo Alarcon, former leader of Cuba's National Assembly, UN Ambassador, and confidante of the Castro brothers, died in Havana on May 1, 2022.  Alarcon and the late Tom Hayden--leader of the anti-war movement who became a California state senator--were both inspired by C. Wright Mills. (more…)

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From the Archive: How the Chernobyl Disaster Caused Implosion of Soviet Union https://www.peterbcollins.com/2022/03/10/from-the-archive-how-the-chernobyl-disaster-caused-implosion-of-soviet-union/ https://www.peterbcollins.com/2022/03/10/from-the-archive-how-the-chernobyl-disaster-caused-implosion-of-soviet-union/#respond Fri, 11 Mar 2022 02:16:52 +0000 https://www.peterbcollins.com/?p=23219 Continue reading From the Archive: How the Chernobyl Disaster Caused Implosion of Soviet Union]]> Russia's invasion of Ukraine has brought Chernobyl back into the news. Reliable reports indicate that the Russian takeover presents some risks, but the reactors and spent fuel are already cold, so a nuclear incident is unlikely.  Harvard History Prof. Serhii Plokhy offers fascinating comments on the full impact of the 1986 meltdown, a major factor in the breakup of the USSR. (more…)

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Mondays With Feldo https://www.peterbcollins.com/2022/02/20/mondays-with-feldo/ https://www.peterbcollins.com/2022/02/20/mondays-with-feldo/#respond Sun, 20 Feb 2022 22:18:16 +0000 https://www.peterbcollins.com/?p=23152 Continue reading Mondays With Feldo]]> Your humble host has become a regular contributor to the David Feldman podcast, appearing most Mondays at about 9pm EST, 6pm PST.  You can watch the session live on YouTube (search for David Feldman) or catch the podcast here after it's posted on Tuesdays.  Here's the show from 2.21.22, PBC at 4:08. And here's the show recorded 2.28.22, PBC at 4:10.  The show from 3.7.22 is here, PBC joins at 4:13.  The March 14 epsiode is here, PBC joins at 4:02 with Trevor Aaronson of The Intercept. (more…)

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From the Archive: Scott Ritter on Mike Flynn’s Ejection from the Trump Administration https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/11/29/from-the-archive-scott-ritter-on-mike-flynns-ejection-from-the-trump-administration/ https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/11/29/from-the-archive-scott-ritter-on-mike-flynns-ejection-from-the-trump-administration/#respond Tue, 30 Nov 2021 06:02:41 +0000 https://www.peterbcollins.com/?p=22906 On a recent David Feldman podcast, your mostly-retired host recapped Aaron Maté's recent critical review of false reporting about Russiagate, including articles that won Pulitzers.  Feldman pushed back with skepticism regarding the Mike Flynn imbroglio;  PBC shared that view before this show with Scott Ritter. (more…)

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From the Archive: Joe Hickman Blew the Whistle on Burn Pits Over 5 Years Ago https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/11/11/from-the-archive-joe-hickman-blew-the-whistle-on-burn-pits-over-5-years-ago/ https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/11/11/from-the-archive-joe-hickman-blew-the-whistle-on-burn-pits-over-5-years-ago/#respond Fri, 12 Nov 2021 06:12:57 +0000 https://www.peterbcollins.com/?p=22847 On Veterans Day 2021, Joe Biden acknowledged that thousands of Iraq veterans were exposed to toxic burn pits; but he's not doing much to force the VA to recognize the serious illnesses of at least 60,000 troops. (more…)

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https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/11/11/from-the-archive-joe-hickman-blew-the-whistle-on-burn-pits-over-5-years-ago/feed/ 0 As President Biden announces feeble efforts to address the impact of burn pits on at least 60,000 Iraq war vets on Veterans Day 2021, we repost our interview with Joe Hickman from 2016. As President Biden announces feeble efforts to address the impact of burn pits on at least 60,000 Iraq war vets on Veterans Day 2021, we repost our interview with Joe Hickman from 2016. Peter B. Collins – News and Politics from the Left Coast 44:46 22847
From the Archive: Co-authors Kiriakou and Hickman Detail the Case of Abu Zubaydeh https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/10/11/from-the-archive-co-authors-kiriakou-and-hickman-detail-the-case-of-abu-zubaydeh/ https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/10/11/from-the-archive-co-authors-kiriakou-and-hickman-detail-the-case-of-abu-zubaydeh/#respond Tue, 12 Oct 2021 06:02:15 +0000 https://www.peterbcollins.com/?p=22799 On October 6, 2021 the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments about the government's assertion of "state secrets privilege" to prevent the disclosure of key facts about the torture of Abu Zubaydeh that are not remotely secret. (more…)

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From the Archive: David Cay Johnston on Corporate Scammers, Including P G & E https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/09/22/from-the-archive-david-cay-johnston-on-corporate-scammers-including-p-g-e/ https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/09/22/from-the-archive-david-cay-johnston-on-corporate-scammers-including-p-g-e/#respond Thu, 23 Sep 2021 06:39:39 +0000 https://www.peterbcollins.com/?p=22764 On the David Feldman Show taping of September 30, we discussed California wildfires, many of which have been caused by the negligence of our rogue utility, P G & E.  This 2012 interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston includes his comments on P G & E and its "stranded costs". (more…)

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Post-Retirement Special: 20 Years On, 9/11 Coverup Is Holding Firm, Protected By Gatekeepers in Government, Media and Academia https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/09/08/post-retirement-special-20-years-on-9-11-coverup-is-holding-firm-protected-by-gatekeepers-in-government-media-and-academia/ https://www.peterbcollins.com/2021/09/08/post-retirement-special-20-years-on-9-11-coverup-is-holding-firm-protected-by-gatekeepers-in-government-media-and-academia/#respond Wed, 08 Sep 2021 18:31:02 +0000 https://www.peterbcollins.com/?p=22733 Continue reading Post-Retirement Special: 20 Years On, 9/11 Coverup Is Holding Firm, Protected By Gatekeepers in Government, Media and Academia]]> Despite the evident failures of foreign and domestic policy triggered by the events of 9/11, disprovable myths of the official narrative are treated as gospel, as obvious contradictions are dismissed as "debunked conspiracy theories".  (more…)

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