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Always a pleasure to go on with Jeff Nyquist and Allan Dos Santos on "Update Brazil."

In this, the 38th show, we puzzle through the conventions, the candidates -- and Putin.    







A British court has ruled against Vladimir Bukovsky's libel suit against the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

In brief (background here, verdict here, Bukovsky statement below), Bukovsky sued the CPS for libel over its public announcement in May 2015 that he was to be prosecuted for "making" five images of child pornography. This term of legal art, Bukovsky argued logically, implies to the average person that he was to be prosecuted as a child pornographer for "making" five images of child pornography. In fact, the state's criminal case against Bukovsky, which will come to court in December, will turn on whether Bukovsky possesed five mages of child pornography on his laptop -- which was very mysteriously seized by British authorities in October 2014. 

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Note: Out of all of the many, many journalists, commentators, and political professionals, from neocon to liberal, currently ventilating the storyline that Donald Trump is Putin's Man and Hillary Clinton is Gen. MacArthur (discussed here), none that I know of has expressed the slightest interest or concern about an alarming case of international importance that has the earmarks of a realtime Russian operation against a fearless critic of the Putin regime. 

I refer to the plight of the fearless critic of Soviet and Russian dictatorship, Vladimir Bukovsky, currently fighting to save his heroic reputation in a legal struggle that many believe has its origins in Moscow.

Here is a run-down on the great Bukovsky's case from May: "Bukovsky vs. the British Crown -- vs. the Kremlin?" 

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Think the Soviets were the only ones to invert reality?

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"The Post-Constitutional Election, Part 24," is here. 

The world has left merely-bonkers behind when Clinton, Inc., the most corrupt, corruptible and corrupted political duo in modern history, is held up as the nation's bulwark against the Russian Bear; when Donald Trump, the man who seeks to save US sovereignty, the military, the 2nd Amendment and to stop Muslim immigration is smeared as "a Russian stooge." 

Welcome to the Democrats'...

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The Post-Constitutional Election, Part 23 is here.

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The following is not a joke -- at least not in the sense of being meant as something other than deadly serious.  

It is "news analysis" by Julia Preston of the New York Times (via VDare.com).

Headline: "For Trump, an America That Is Not a Nation of Nations." 

The story concerns Trump's...

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