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 Takes on the World 
 
 News Report
 Host Jeff Blankfort
 Jeff Blankfort  
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After brief comments over divisions on the left over Nicaragua, I knock the mainstream media and NPR for its nonstop attacks on Russia and suggest that congressional gerrymandering, purging black and brown voters from the voting rolls and making it harder for the poor and elderly to vote have done more to damage our political process than the Russians could possibly imagine.
I recall and report on Time Magazine’s cover story of July 1996, featuring Boris Yeltsin with a US flag in his lapel, describing how four US Republican political operatives with a connection to the Clinton White House turned around Yeltsin’s failing bid for re-election into a win, using US political tactics which ended up putting the natural resources of Russia into the hands of handful or Russian Jews who became billionaire oligarchs.
I then cite an article by Robert Fisk about his discovering in the ruins of Eastern Aleppo, evidence that Al Nusra and the other jihadists that were fighting the government had been armed by the Saudis with 120mm mortars purchased from Bosnia and by Hughes Aircraft from California.
I finish with describing Israel’s new racist nationality law and how Netanyahu is telling Putin to get Iran’s arms and missiles out of Syria, to remove its air defenses and close the borders between Syria and Lebanon and Syria and Iraq. Seriously.

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