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 Takes on the World 
 Host Jeff Blankfort
 Jeff Blankfort  
 For non-profit use only.
In this commentary, after introductory remarks about Iran and US efforts pointing to regime change, I devote my commentary to proving that Ilhan Omar was correct and had nothing to apologize for after warning the listeners that when it comes to the issue of Jewish money buying politicians, the truth is anti-Semitic.

I start by quoting Glenn Greenwald on Democracy Now! saying the charge against Omar is ridiculous and describing how speaking about the Israel Lobby, as compared to others, is forbidden and to that has been added, with the backing of the Democrats, support for boycotting Israel.

I add to that further proof in Omar’s defense, comments from pro-Israel Jewish journalists, Morton Kondracke, establishing the influence of Jewish money as a fact.

I shift to the dominance over Trump by Sheldon Adelson and his pro-Israel anti-Iran appointment of Bolton and Pompeo to replace McMaster and Tillerson and refresh listeners with proof that Adelson’s first loyalty is to Israel.

From there I describe how a list published by Mother Jones in 2000 of the top 400 donors to both presidential campaigns was overwhelmingly Jewish and that after I mentioned it in an article for CounterPunch books, Mother Jones took the list off its site.

Then I reported on the appearance of Veep Mike Pence as well as Pelosi and Schumer at a post-election conference in Florida of the Israeli American Conference, initiated by Haim Saban and later funded by Adelson and PLAYED a 2:20 clip of Pelosi and Schumer telling Saban how the new House committee chair appointments will benefit Israel. It is “fundamental to who we are,” says Nancy.

The good news, I point out, that the fact that young Democrats are turning away from Israel explains why all the senate candidates for the Demo ticket except Amy Klobuchar, voted against the Senate bill, including Harris and Booker who have been in AIPAC’s pocket.

I conclude with an IRmep poll showing that 75% of Americans are AGAINST banning BDS against Israel.

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