JFK Assassination: CIA and New York Times Are Still Lying To Us

Source: Alternet.org
Salon.com / By David Talbot

Fifty years later, a complicit media still covers up for the security state. We need to reclaim our history.

John F Kennedy painting.
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November 8, 2013 

We’ll never know, we’ll never know, we’ll never know. That’s the mocking-bird media refrain this season as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of America’s greatest mystery – the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson hijacked a large chunk of her paper’s Sunday Book Review to ponder the Kennedy mystery. And after deliberating for page after page on the subject, she could only conclude that there was some “kind of void” at the center of the Kennedy story. Adam Gopnik was even more vaporous in the Nov. 4 issue of the New Yorker, turning the JFK milestone into an occasion for a windy cogitation on regicide as cultural phenomenon. Of course, constantly proclaiming “we’ll never know” has become a self-fulfilling prophecy for the American press. It lets the watchdogs off the hook, and excuses their unforgivable failure to actually, you know, investigate the epic crime. When it comes to this deeply troubling American trauma, the highly refined writers of the New Yorker and the elite press would rather muse about the meta-issues than get at the meat.

All this artful dodging about the murder of President Kennedy began, of course, nearly 50 years ago with the Warren Commission, the blue-ribbon panel that was appointed by President Lyndon Johnson — not to get at the truth, but to “lay the dust” (in the words of one commissioner) on all the disturbing rumors that were swirling around the bloody events in Dallas. Two new books take us inside the Warren Commission sausage factory, and show in often shocking detail how the august panel got it so terribly wrong.  Soon after the Warren Report was released in September 1964, polls began showing that the American people rejected its conclusion that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin of the president – and nearly a half century later, the report remains a notorious symbol of official coverup. [This does not prevent Abramson from blithely declaring that “the historical consensus seems to have settled on” the lone gunman theory – there is no such consensus, only a deeply fractious ongoing debate.]

A Cruel and Shocking Act” by former New York Times investigative reporter Philip Shenon has been soaking up most of the media spotlight in recent days. The book proclaims itself to be a “secret history of the Kennedy assassination.” Based largely on interviews with Warren Commission staff lawyers, the book reveals how the investigation was immediately taken over by the very government agencies — the CIA, FBI and Secret Service — that had the most to hide when it came to the assassination. The other new book, “History Will Prove Us Right,” was written by Howard Willens, a Warren Commission lawyer who refused to speak with Shenon. As suggested by the title — which is taken from a defiant statement by the commission chairman, Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren – Willens’ book is a stubborn defense of the report that he helped produce. But ironically, after grinding one’s way through Willens’ serviceably written but highly revealing story, a reader can only come to the same conclusion that Shenon’s sexier expose’ demands – namely, that the Warren Report was the result of massive political cunning and investigative fraud.

Both books contain juicy and informative details that shed new light on the JFK investigation. (Shenon’s book also contains a few breathlessly advertised “scoops” that turn out to be rehashed stories or false leads.) But the two books also suffer from a strange cognitive dissonance. After elaborating on the many ways that the Warren Commission’s work was sabotaged by President Johnson, FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover (who immediately took charge of the investigation), former CIA director Allen Dulles (who conveniently got himself appointed to the commission), Treasury chief C. Douglas Dillon (who oversaw the Secret Service) and other Washington power players, the books seem to arrive at the same baffling conclusion as the deeply compromised Warren Report – i.e., that Oswald did it.

When it comes to the million-dollar question, Shenon is much more equivocal than Willens. He seems to think that Oswald might have had accomplices – but Oswald nonetheless remains at the center of Shenon’s story, rather than the intelligence officials, for instance, whom Sen. Richard Schweiker once remarked had their “fingerprints” all over the young alleged assassin. In following the conspiracy trail, Shenon quickly takes a wrong turn down the “Castro-as-mastermind” path. Perhaps because as a writer he found this story of deep espionage more intriguing than the Warren Commission’s twisted bureaucratic tale, the author lights off for Mexico City, where Oswald apparently visited (or was impersonated visiting) the Soviet and Cuban embassies in the days before Dallas. Shenon has Oswald dallying with a sexy clerk in the Cuban embassy, and perhaps getting entangled in a sinister Fidelista plot against JFK.

The problem with this tantalizing tale of Cuban intrigue is that it’s completely bogus and has been consistently debunked over the years – despite the best efforts of former CIA spooks like Brian Latell (“Castro’s Secrets”), whom Shenon credits as an inspiration, to revive it. One of the better jobs at deconstructing the Castro theory was done by Gerald McKnight, a professor emeritus of history at Maryland’s Hood College. In “Breach of Trust” – his 2005 exploration of the Warren Commission’s failure, which remains the best book on the topic – McKnight illuminates how immediately after the gunfire in Dealey Plaza, the CIA began an aggressive disinformation campaign to link Oswald with Castro. As McKnight documents, President Johnson was so alarmed that this propaganda offensive would lead to war with Cuba (and perhaps a nuclear confrontation with the Soviet Union) that he prevailed on his friend J. Edgar Hoover to help him shut down the CIA’s explosive rumor-mongering. Fifty years later, Shenon has fallen into the same spook trap on Cuba.

Shenon does have a remarkable story to tell about Castro – and it completely undermines his dark conjecture about the Cuban leader. In the summer of 1964, Castro passed word to Washington that he wanted to tell his story to the Warren Commission. William Coleman – the commission’s only African-American lawyer – had met Castro back in the early 1950s, when they were both young men enjoying Harlem’s nightlife. As the obvious staff member to undertake the mission, Coleman set off for the Caribbean, where he met with his old acquaintance on a yacht anchored off Cuba. For three hours, Coleman fired questions at Castro about a possible Cuban plot against JFK, with Fidel steadfastly insisting that he admired JFK and had nothing to do with his murder. In fact, it would later be revealed that in the months before his death, Kennedy had begun to soften the hostile U.S. stance against Havana and had opened back channels to Castro. After returning from his secret mission, Coleman reported back to Warren that he found no proof Castro was involved in JFK’s murder. The Coleman story is not the hot scoop advertised by Shenon – it was first reported years ago by Irish journalist Anthony Summers, one of the more dogged diggers in the Kennedy field. But it certainly bears repeating.

To give Shenon and Willens their due, both books contain a number of startling facts, some of which are new, at least to me. For example, Shenon spotlights these intriguing bits of information:

  • After returning home from his grim duties, Dr. James Humes, the Navy pathologist in charge of the Kennedy autopsy at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, burned his original autopsy report in the fireplace in his family room. Humes’ superior officer was so concerned that the pathologist himself might be eliminated by the plotters who killed JFK that he ordered Humes to be escorted home that night.
  • Arlen Specter, the Warren Commission lawyer (and future U.S. senator), first presented his soon-to-be infamous single bullet theory to Chief Justice Warren while the two men were standing at the sixth-floor window of the Texas Book Depository where the mediocre marksman Oswald allegedly committed his historic crime. After listening silently to Specter explain the magical trajectory of Oswald’s bullet, Warren simply turned on his heel and walked away without saying a word. Warren – a distinguished chief justice with a monumental record on civil rights – had resisted serving on the presidential commission. He knew that his duty was not to find the truth, but to suppress dangerous evidence that – as LBJ had warned him – might lead to World War III. Still, it must have dismayed the 73-year-old jurist to see how his historic report (and his reputation) would be tied to a patently absurd ballistics theory.
  • In the years following the Warren Report’s release, several of the commissioners and staff members distanced themselves from their own report and publicly criticized the manifold deceptions of the agencies on which they had relied, namely the FBI and CIA. Among those who suffered grave doubts was lawyer David Slawson, the man who had been the Warren Commission’s lead investigator into whether JFK was the victim of a conspiracy. In 1975 Slawson aired his criticisms to the New York Times, attacking the CIA for withholding vital information from the commission and calling for a new JFK investigation. Within days of the story breaking in the Times, Slawson received a strange and threatening phone call from James Angleton, the spectral CIA counterintelligence chief. Angleton – who had not only closely monitored Oswald for several years before Dallas, but later took charge of the agency’s investigation into the alleged assassin – adopted a decidedly sinister tone during his call with Slawson, making it clear to the lawyer that he would be wise to remain “a friend of the CIA.” Slawson and his wife were deeply unnerved by the call. He thought the message was clear: “Keep your mouth shut.”

For his part, Willens, who had been loaned out to the Warren Commission by Robert Kennedy’s Justice Department, reveals new information about the attorney general and his troubled relationship with the official investigation into his brother’s death. RFK resolutely kept his distance from the proceedings of the Warren Commission — which was stacked with RFK’s political enemies and reported to a new president with whom he had a poisonous relationship. But, as Willens reveals, Kennedy did briefly insert a lawyer on the Warren Commission staff – in addition to Willens himself. This Kennedy mole used his position on the commission to dig into possible connections between the JFK assassination and the Mafia-connected Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa, another mortal enemy of RFK.

As soon as he had heard the devastating news from Dallas on the afternoon of Nov. 22, 1963, Attorney General Robert Kennedy immediately suspected that his brother had been the victim of a plot. RFK believed that the shadowy assassination operation against Fidel Castro – a dark alliance between the CIA and the Mafia – had somehow been turned against President Kennedy. When Dallas nightclub operator Jack Ruby stunned the nation by shooting Oswald on national TV while he was being escorted through the basement of the Dallas Police Department, Bobby and his Justice Department investigators quickly turned their attention to Ruby. Within hours, RFK’s men found that Ruby had numerous connections to organized crime.

According to Shenon, the Warren Commission lawyers who were assigned to investigate Ruby – Burt Griffin and Leon Hubert — came to the same disturbing conclusion. Equally unnerving, the commission lawyers also suspected that the Dallas police sergeant who was in charge of Oswald’s security had allowed Ruby to slip into police headquarters and gun down the alleged assassin. But Griffin and Hubert were shut down before they could complete their Ruby investigation. And Griffin was reprimanded for daring to confront the Dallas police sergeant with his suspicions. Warren even publicly apologized to the cop when he was called to testify before the commission in Washington.

The post-assassination Washington revealed in these two books brings to mind ancient Rome. The capital’s chambers and private clubs were filled with dark whispers. The most powerful elements of government maneuvered to make sure their deepest secrets would not be revealed. Royal blood had been spilled and the new regime was determined that the public must never know why.

In the end, Shenon and Willens do little to further enlighten the public about the who, what or why of the Kennedy assassination.  A growing historical consensus now sees JFK as presiding over a bitterly divided government, with Kennedy and his peace-minded inner circle on one side and a war-hungry Cold War establishment on the other. Even humdrum Kennedy historian Robert Dallek has now signed on to this view, with a new book that argues JFK’s biggest enemies were not Communist leaders but his own generals and espionage chiefs. This is a sobering conclusion, of course, because it provides a possible explanation for the bloody regime change in Dallas.

These dark waters are simply too ominous for authors like Shenon and Willens to explore. Despite his willingness to expose the Warren Commission’s tortured process, Shenon cannot bring himself to condemn its conclusions. At the end of the day, he remains a product of the New York Times – a newspaper that rushed to embrace the Warren Report months before it was even completed and, as Abramson’s wordy screed attests, is still more interested in ridiculing and marginalizing even the most credible conspiracy researchers than in getting at the truth. Mainstream journalists know that – even 50 years (!) later — they don’t dare go beyond the safe confines of “we’ll never know,” or they won’t be appearing on “Meet the Press” any time soon.

Shenon writes that he worked for five years on his Warren Commission book – and yet the sum of these efforts is to bring him back to the beginning, where the commission left the investigation. In the end, he doesn’t know quite what to make of JFK’s murder. His confusion becomes clear in his acknowledgments where he lists the books that he believes are “the essential library” on the Kennedy case – the books that “will still be read generations from now.” Shenon’s list is a contradictory hodgepodge, lumping together books from the conspiracy camp (like my own “Brothers,” Jefferson Morley’s “Our Man in Mexico” and Gaeton Fonzi’s “The Last Investigation”) with hardcore lone gunman titles (like Gerald Posner’s “Case Closed” and Vincent Bugliosi’s “Reclaiming History”). This weirdly polarized reading list underlines Shenon’s failure to resolve his own thinking on the case.

[See the author’s list of essential JFK sources below the article.]

In contrast to the vacillating Shenon, Willens at least has the courage of his convictions.  He’s a Warren Commission apologist, pure and simple. And yet in a recent conversation, he sounded somewhat less certain, as we discussed new revelations that his own political patron, Robert Kennedy, never believed the Warren Report and was determined to find the truth on his own.

Fifty years later, Willens still can’t offer a credible motive for why Oswald supposedly killed Kennedy. In his book, he reveals that the commission assigned staff lawyer Wesley Liebeler to write a memo on Oswald’s “Possible Personal Motive” – but the panel found Liebler’s effort so unconvincing that it was rejected. In the end, the Warren Commission decided against offering a definitive motive for the murder, leaving the country forever puzzled by the young man who insisted he was a “patsy.”

After painstakingly documenting how the country’s security agencies played the Warren Commission, Shenon and Willens both explain away this monumental deception by claiming that the country’s intelligence apparatus was simply trying to hide its embarrassing failure to protect the president. But there’s another, more disturbing conclusion that is left hanging in the air. If the CIA was just trying to hide embarrassing mistakes back in the 1960s – security lapses that have long since been exposed — what is the agency still trying to conceal?

At the half-century mark, it’s clearly high time for the nation to go beyond all the self-serving apologias – and beyond all the equivocation and speculation. We need the facts – as Jefferson Morley, one of the few journalists to devote serious effort to the Kennedy case, has demonstrated. Morley has been pursuing a lengthy Freedom of Information battle with the CIA to pry loose more than 1,500 documents that the agency is still concealing in defiance of the 1992 JFK Records Act. At long last, we need the government to come clean and provide the American people with what is legally theirs – every piece of classified information relating to the Kennedy assassination. Failing that, if the CIA continues to defy the law, the nation needs another Edward Snowden.

The assassination of President Kennedy and its subsequent coverup was a triumph for the rapidly growing U.S. national security state. Fifty years later, that surveillance colossus increasingly treats the American people as if we’re enemies of the state. We can begin to take control of our future by finally demanding ownership of our past.

Further reading:

There is a wealth of useful information about the Kennedy assassination available online. But before a beginner wades into these thickets, it’s best to start with some of the best books on the subject.

1. “JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters,” by James W. Douglass. Written by a deeply thoughtful Catholic peace activist, this book portrays Kennedy as a Cold War martyr – a leader who sacrificed his life to save the world from the nuclear holocaust that was being threatened by his national security team. Douglass draws together much of the best research about the Kennedy administration, and the tensions that finally tore it apart.

2. “The Last Investigation: What Insiders Know About the Assassination of JFK,” by Gaeton Fonzi. An aggressive Philadelphia investigative journalist, Fonzi was recruited by the House Select Committee on Assassinations in 1976 to be one of its lead investigators. (The HSCA’s final report in 1979 overturned the Warren Report, concluding that JFK had been killed as the result of a conspiracy, but failed to name the plotters.) Fonzi’s inside account of the committee, which came tantalizingly close to cracking the case before it was sabotaged by CIA obstructionism and congressional cowardice, makes for a gripping and eye-opening tale.

3. “Breach of Trust: How the Warren Commission Failed the Nation and Why,” by Gerald McKnight. Written by a professor emeritus of history at Hood College, this is one of the few invaluable books on the Kennedy case produced by American academia – which has been as timid as the press when it comes to exploring this taboo topic. McKnight documents how U.S. security agencies immediately hijacked the Warren investigation — and makes a compelling case for their own involvement in JFK’s death.

4. “Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA,” by Jefferson Morley. By focusing on Scott, chief of the CIA station in Mexico City at the time of the JFK assassination, Morley sheds a revealing light on a fascinating sideshow in the Oswald story. Morley demonstrates how Oswald was the object of an intensive CIA shadow play, which can be traced back to the agency’s wizard of deception, James Jesus Angleton.

5. “Oswald and the CIA,” by John Newman. A former military intelligence officer, Newman brought his unique expertise to deciphering the flood of JFK documents that were declassified in 1992 as a result of the public outcry following Oliver Stone’s film “JFK.” Newman shows that – despite CIA denials – the agency had a strong operational interest in Oswald that dated back years before Dallas.

6. “Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years,” by David Talbot. Yes, I plead guilty to shameless self-promotion. But in my defense, my book broke new ground by documenting how Robert Kennedy himself was one of the first JFK conspiracy theorists. Based on over 150 interviews with Kennedy relatives and administration insiders, the book traces Bobby’s secret search for the truth about his brother’s murder.

7. “Deep Politics and the Death of JFK,” by Peter Dale Scott. A retired University of California, Berkeley, literature scholar, former Canadian diplomat and distinguished poet, Scott is the Wise Man of the Kennedy research movement. Though not trained as a historian or investigative journalist, Scott took up the challenge of the JFK mystery in his spare time over four decades ago, delving assiduously where few reporters or academics dared go. “Deep Politics” is his Kennedy masterpiece, a meticulously detailed examination of the deep network of power that underlies the events in Dallas. The book is filled with provocative insights about how the upper circles of U.S. power actually operate (often in concert with the criminal underworld). I list “Deep Politics” last, only because it’s not for beginners – readers should approach this dense and challenging book after getting a basic grounding in the Kennedy case.

Websites:

1. JFKFacts

Presided over by Jeff Morley, American journalism’s point man on the Kennedy case, this blog treats the JFK assassination as an ongoing news story, with frequent updates and revelations. Must reading for hardcore JFK enthusiasts, as well as the idly curious.

2. Mary Ferrell Foundation

Named after one of the early JFK citizen investigators, this deep archive of Kennedy documents is an invaluable research treasure. Run by a savvy techie named Rex Bradford, the site features hundreds of thousands of government documents as well as digitized books, video and audio recordings, and a photo library.

3. Citizens for Truth About the Kennedy Assassination

This JFK site grew out of the deep work produced by James DiEugenio and Lisa Pease, two of the more brilliant independent researchers in the Kennedy field. CTKA features work that pushes the envelope and makes intriguing connections before anyone else.

4. JFK Lancer

A history company that has succeeded at turning JFK research into a going concern, JFK Lancer operates a well-stocked website, produces publications and hosts conferences.

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19 Responses to JFK Assassination: CIA and New York Times Are Still Lying To Us

  1. Zany Mystic says:

    James Corbett wrote a long piece on this today, with videos and video clips, aptly titled, “JFK + 50 Why it Still Matters”. We simply cannot let ANY crime, especially of this vast significance and daring, go unsolved. Every last one of the instigators, perpetrators and planners, from top to bottom must be exposed. That’s step one. Then, when the world is able to see without the “rose colored spectacles” of mind control, brainwashing, lies and disinformation, we will all act in unified consciousness swiftly. It’s time for the scales of justice to be balanced. The sad truth is that almost everything we touch is riddled with criminal activity – from waking to sleep. And sleeping is what the masses are doing best. That is why we are all passionate about “waking up”, bringing information to light, sharing what we have learned so painfully. Time for an upWising!

    Link to Corbett’s piece today:

    http://tinyurl.com/n2o9hpx

  2. kibitzer3 says:

    There are other plausible angles on the JFK assassination story than the ‘accidental shot’ theory, which doesn’t take into consideration a whole host of auxiliary aspects; including:

    the mysterious stand-down order just before the parade through the streets of Dallas for the SS bodyguards not to ride shotgun on the presidential limousine (to their obvious surprise, as captured on video); the constructed sniper’s nest on the 6th floor corner of the SB Depository Building, to implicate LHO (who was standing in the entranceway of the bldg at the time, deep investigation into that scene has shown); the slowing down of the limo in the (crossfire) kill zone, and evidence that at least one shot was fired through the car’s windshield from in front; significant differences between what the ER medicos in Dallas observed in the way of JFK’s head wounds and what was chronicled by the Autopsy medicos in Bethesda; as to that: the mysterious time gap between the arrival of Air Force One somewhat near Bethesda Naval Hospital & the observed unloading of the casket from it (in the dark, except for the tv cameras & lights all situated and trained at the normal exit door) and ‘its’ arrival at Bethesda Hospital’s unloading dock (I put ‘its’ in quote marks because there is evidence that the body arrived there in a different casket from the one unloaded from AF1. This discrepancy includes the allied one of JFK’s body then being in a body bag, which it was not when it was taken from Parkland Hospital – forcefully, by the SS, against the law, as remonstrated for by the Parkland authorities – to be loaded onto AF1 for the trip to the East coast, and the ‘official’ autopsy, under the auspices of TPTB); and I could go on, and on. Including the involvement of E. Howard Hunt in the hit (disgruntled CIA agents, for JFK having called off the air cover for their failed beach landing in Cuba and attempted overthrow of Castro. See ‘Bay of Pigs fiasco’); and LBJ’s mistress’s video iv stating, to her knowledge, his involvement with the perps, including rich Texan businessmen hoping to get even richer by the involvement of the U.S. in a war in Vietnam, which JFK was in the process of pulling the plug on.

    And it gets even murkier than all that, including the involvement of the Mafia in the hit. All in all: a shocking, outrageous, damning story, of America’s fall from grace. If it was ever long there, from its inspired inception. A terrible tragedy, indeed. In more ways than one.

  3. Ilex says:

    If this happens, should be very interesting.

    From Suspicious0bservers site:

    Good afternoon 0bservers!

    Still no update on YouTube’s failure to address the bugs in regards to users who can’t comment due to the upgrade.

    Also-

    Dutchsinse has offered to debate his viewpoint on the radar rings and why he believes they are being generated by the US military to create hurricanes.

    We have obliged his offer and requirements to proceed and are waiting to hear back from him on a date and time.

    Radar rings were debunked over a decade ago and a simple explanation was provided.

    However, we understand his true mission and have called him out on the use of HAARP to generate a hurricane which would require something in the order of 800 times the amount of electricity produced worldwide to create a hurricane similar to the one recently 0bserved in the Philippians.

    He claims it was created by one array in Alaska. We have tried and tried in the past to have him participate in a live debate so we can present the facts for viewers to come to their own conclusion.

    However, we have prepared in the past and Dutchsince fails to show up at the appointed time. Please encourage Dutch to participate in a civil public debate with the 0bservers.

    He requested the debate this time as long as we use a webcam in a public forum. We have agreed to the terms so there is no excuse for him to back out.

    If he does back out then it will confirm our suspicion that he is indeed a government shill paid to bolster the militaries weather warfare programs that are currently hyped way beyond the militaries current abilities, causing propaganda through psyops and a arms race with other countries to stall and waste monetary resources developing a technology that doesn’t work for this application.

  4. We know all about the ones behind the JFK killing and who is who. We also know who did not kill him and the joke called Warren Commission. I would welcome him back if ships did take him we all would.

  5. Captain says:

    Might be of interest… Trailer for movie AGENDA here: http://agendadocumentary.com/trailer/ Full movie, free (supposedly) here: http://vimeo.com/63749370

    • Jean says:

      Thanks, Captain. I’m a little tired tonight, so I hope folks will follow up on this from your comments. It looks like it might be of interest. Hugs, ~Jean

  6. Bill Alford says:

    JFK was accidentaly killed by a secret service agent. See http://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/54228035712/JFK-The-Smoking-Gun

  7. Ilex says:

    I believe that there have been so many stories of untruth that when the truth actually does come out, no one will believe it?

    There is one common denominator though – CIA involvement.

    It is still baffling that this man, JFK, was a very sickly man. He had Addison’s disease, took steroids every day, had back surgery that almost killed him (infection). Wouldn’t it have been much easier to take him out after surgery since he was half dead anyway or by poison and then release how sick he was after the fact? Maybe the steroids and Addison’s are fictitious as well? What a web…………….

  8. Tigrr says:

    According to Veterans Today, and photos shown of the pack, Bush Senior was one of the pack who whacked JFK. (Think about it, we have had to endure his puppets LBJ, Nixon, Ford, Regna, Junior, BO-via blackmail, and their NWO agenda push, ever since.)
    Reports elsewhere, show a young Schwarzkoff as part of the pack.
    In my opinion, as our fathers were fighting WW2, the Nazi klan (and Israeli faction) was taking over the US government. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

  9. Bly says:

    Hey jean , i found this video of Former SaS soldier Ben Griffen . He opens by saying “that fighting for Queen and Country is just a piece of propaganda dreamt up by the false religion of Patriotism”. Its only about 7 minutes long and well worth the listen. Hopefully, and i do believe so, there are a lot of men and women in our armed services that feel the same way as Ben.

    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eccMTIcd3ww

  10. Jan Andrews says:

    Who wrote this article? Please reply to me Jan AQndrews email janandrews4 @gamil.com and phone number (619) 508-2091. I”m looking for Jon Rappoport’s email address and phone number. Lost contact with him.

  11. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated by the driver of the car he was riding in; that man William Greer, I think; died very soon afterward from a very aggressive form of cancer. The 300 or so people who witnessed this all died in fairly short order in the following years. Where there’s smoke….there’s fire.

    Lee Harvey Oswald was a former US Marine who had been arrested in Louisiana a year or so before; upon being arrested, he told them he was CIA and told the LA (New Orleans, PD) police to call his handler…….it was JACK RUBY.

    FIRST RULE of ASSASSINATION- KILL THE ASSASSINS

    • Clay says:

      The driver, William Greer? That theory is getting very tiring. If it were even possible, Kennedy would have been shot from his left front, knocking him back and to the right. Kennedy went back and to the left. There Is also a silly speculation that Jackie killed JFK. It is clear, from my studies on this assassination, that LBJ definitely had foreknowledge of the impending assassination, as demonstrated by what he said to his mistress on the evening before the assassination, and again, in the morning, prior to the assassination. Had JFK lived, there likely would have never been U.S. involvement in Vietnam, but the first thing that LBJ did, once he took over the presidency, was to write a new EO, nullifying JFK’s EO to bring personnel home from Vietnam. Had JFK lived, 50,000 of our troops would be alive and well today.

      • Driver; pistol held in right hand- pistol placed right beside the his right ear- pistol top slide closest to the right synovial joint/ upper right humerous with the Ulna close to the right clavicle at a 45 degree angle; relative to plumb (vertical angle)

        The Assassin’s fatal shot struck his target to the right of the right nostril and passed out; shattering C3, inflicting massive injuries due to the cross- filed (dum-dum) slug used.

  12. Urantiagal says:

    JFK was never killed that was a clone that was killed!! The ships took the live JFK up!!

    He shall join us soon!! The real crooks has a joke on them

    R/A

    • Jean says:

      I don’t think so, although I do not this out there on the internet. Wouldn’t it be lovely, though, if you were right? Oh, my, I would be so delighted! Hugs, ~Jean

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