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Program Information
 Takes on the World 
 
 Commentary
 Host Jeff Blankfort
 Jeff Blankfort  
Blankfort begins by describing Columbus's arrival in Puerto Rico to being taken as spoils of war on Spain in 1898 to PROMESA bankers' takeover in 2016; he then notes how Democrats' October Surprise, the Trump Sexist Pig Tape trumped Wikileaks release of embarrassing (to HRC) Podesta emails; cites quotes from Clinton's talks to bankers; notes absence of key foreign policy issue from debates, that Trump is better on Syria than HRC who wants no-fly zone threatening war; mentions absence of questions on tumult in Latin America, the Philippine’s Duterte pivot toward China; of US longest war in Afghanistan and sending back of refugees by EU; shifts to Obama genuflecting to Israel by ordering flags lowered for Peres, as they were for Rabin, and Jordan's King Hussein and Egypt's Sadat for making peace with Israel.

Blankfort notes that Peres was father of Israel's nuclear weapons and illegal settlement programs then shifts to Robert Fisk's indictment of Peres as butcher for Qana mass murder, followed by Paul de Rooj's comparison of attendees at Peres' memorial in Israel to the passing of a Mafia chief. He concludes with Israel's 'piracy on the high seas' capture of women's boat headed to Gaza in international waters.

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00:18:00 English 2016-10-12
 KZYX Studios, Philo CA
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