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Program Information
 Takes on the World 
 
 Commentary
 Host: Jeff Blankfort
 Jeff Blankfort  
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Blankfort begins quoting Dutch journalist, Karel van Wolferen, from his article, “Karl Rove's Prophecy” from Unz Review, over creation of fictional realities that began with 9-11 and media's role in reporting them. He then critiques shameful NY Times editorial attacking Trump for not condemning Putin, not upholding “ American exceptionalism,” and questioning US moral superiority.

He then quotes from torture legitimizer John Yoo's op-ed in NY Times, bragging about what legal advice he had given GW Bush, acting in the spirit of A Hamilton, eg, invading Afghanistan, opening Guantanamo prison, conducting military trials, and “enhanced interrogation” of terrorists, as well as his approval of Obama's drone attacks and use of electronic surveillance.

He then compares NYT and US media's preoccupation with Trump-Putin bromance to total silence regarding Putin-Netanyahu bromance and notes efforts by both Trump and Putin to block UNSC vote on Israeli settlements, suggesting the three will form a menage a trois.

Blankfort reports on bill that passed Israeli Knesset approving as legal settlements built on stolen Palestinian land and that Palestinian Authority was warned by US Consulate that taking Israel to the ICC over the building of 3000 new Jewish only homes will result in US aid cutoff. He closes by suggesting a Trump tower will be built in new Jewish only West Bank colony.

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00:16:23 English 2017-02-17
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