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Program Information
 Takes on the World 
 
 Commentary
 Host Jeff Blankfort
 Jeff Blankfort  
 For non-profit use only.
Blankfort reviewed the conclusions of the “intelligence” agencies report on alleged Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee and John Podesta’s emails and found it ludicrous that its most important finding was that the Putin and the Russians supported Trump and opposed Clinton, that the Russians were trying to undermine Americans’ faith in their electoral system, as if that wasn’t widely acknowledged and denigrate the reputation of Hillary Clinton as if she had one left to lose.
He also notes that NPR (National Propaganda Radio) morning and afternoon news programs have devoted at least one story every hour to attacking Russia and/or Putin, whether for the hacking or emails or charges of aggression, real or threatened against its neighbors while unlike the NY Times, for example, raised questions about the validity of the agencies’ findings, albeit buried far down in its coverage.

He also notes the latest proof of Israel’s ownership of Congress and its control of the media by describing the bi-partisan attack on the Obama administration for abstaining in the Security Council on the resolution condemning Israel and failing to mention or interview the one senator, Diane Feinstein, who defended the abstention.

He then quotes Sen JW Fulbright’s comments 40 years ago about AIPAC’s power over Congress and why he was their first target; for holding hearings in 1963 that revealed that Israel was illegally using donations from American Jews to pay for pro-Israel propaganda in the US through the American Zionist Council. This led President Kennedy to call for his brother RFK’s Justice Dept. for force the AZC to register as a foreign agent but its lawyers prevented that from happening until an assassin’s bullet in Dallas removed the problem.

Blankfort mentions how Grant Smith of Inst. For Research: Middle East Policy, tried to re-open Bobby Kennedy’s efforts at the Justice Dept. but found it to be as much under Israel’s thumb as Congress. His book, Smith’s book, “Foreign Agents: The American Israel Public Affairs Committee from the 1963 Fulbright Hearings to the 2005 Espionage Scandal,” is the definitive and only book on the subject and can be ordered online, as can his latest, “Big Israel, How Israel’s Lobby Moves America,” which supplies the details and the tax-exempt fund raising for Israel that the media ignores.


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