Published on Mar 13, 2013
Abby Martin talks to Russ Baker, managing editor of WhoWhatWhy.com, about President Obama withholding more than 50 thousand pages of JFK assassination-related documents and outlines the unanswered questions about the case.
On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks to NYU professor and author of 'Fooled Again', Mark Crispin Miller about voting fraud, 911 and how the term 'Conspiracy Theory' shuts down objective debates. Abby then speaks with Kurt Haskell, Congressional Candidate for Michigan's 7th District, about his experience on the flight with the Christmas day Underwear Bomber that completely contradicts the government's narrative. BTS wraps up the show with a look at the intertwined relationship between the Japanese Yakuza crime syndicate and the nuclear energy industry in Japan.
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By Russ Baker on Apr 30, 2012
Secret Service agents are one category of law enforcement whose agents typically get the glory treatment. Recent books by members of JFK’s secret service detail, almost devoid of revelations or candor, have nevertheless received lots of positive coverage. Meanwhile, legitimate questions about the service—how it works, what kinds of people it employs, how effective it is—are pushed aside.
Maybe that’s why the media reacted with such astonishment to learn that Secret Service agents preparing for Obama’s visit to Cartagena, Colombia, consorted with prostitutes. Eight agents have been forced out of their jobs, and a ninth is on his way out. Military personnel along on the trip are under investigation as well. The activity raised questions not only about the appropriateness of such conduct, but of whether this behavior threatened the President’s safety.
MEDIA ROOTS- Abby & Robbie Martin cover White House spin regarding Gaddafi's vs. Bin Laden's death footage and the third declared "end" to the Iraq War, MoveOn's attempt to hijack elements of Occupy Wall Street, Democratic Presidents using the cloak of NATO to initiate military interventions, CIA involvement in false flag terrorism and cases of fake "terror" manufactured by aspects of the US government in the newest edition of Media Roots Radio.
Pivotal Moment in History Remains Unclear - Greg Ray
IT’S been said that nobody who researches the subject of the so-called September 11 terror attacks in the United States ever ends up
believing the official story about what happened.
If that’s true, it puts the event in the same class as the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Both events have been regarded as pivotal hinges of history, both are surrounded by intense controversy and neither are satisfactorily explained by official accounts.
After many years, enough of the raw emotion has gone out of the JFK killing for more people to be able to acknowledge that the official ‘‘lone gunman’’ story is rubbish. But even though that story is as demonstrably full of holes as the proverbial Swiss cheese, I’m not sure that a definitive truthful account will ever emerge.
A decade after the September 11 attacks it still isn’t fashionable in many circles to draw attention to the defects in the official account of circumstances surrounding the disaster. That’s a shame, because this event has had immense consequences.
By Russ Baker on Jul 27, 2011
Nobody’s perfect. But it’s hard to think of anything as unworthy of a high-quality journalistic institution as the New York Times’ decades-long determination to never, ever, find any reason to question the original story spun by the Warren Commission on the JFK assassination. No matter how much new evidence has come out to the contrary.
It reminds a bit of the forever-blinkered character Sgt. Schultz on the old tv show Hogan’s Heroes (“I see NUUU-singg”—here’s a good clip, watch first minute or so…)
Ask any reporter, privately, what he or she thinks on this issue. Putting aside those who will demur on the basis of not having read widely on the topic (a surprisingly large number), you’ll find most believing that the “lone nut” or “Leftist loner” narratives about Oswald are utter junk. This would certainly apply in the New York Times newsroom.
Whilst this may seem off topic to some, it seems unlikely to me that most who visit this site would not be interested in the murder of President Kennedy in 1963 and the "incubator baby" lie successfully used to win public acceptance of the 1991 war war against Iraq, both of which this post discusses. In my reading on the assassinations of President Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy, I have read of Frank Mankiewicz, who played what seemed to be an admirable role in trying to get the truth of the assassination to the American public. His most recent contribution, of which I am aware, was the promotion in 1991 of what seems to me to be an admirable film, JFK, by Oliver Stone.
Lyndon Johnson made a dirty deal with CIA Republicans to murder John Kennedy in the 1963 Coup d’Etat.
December 23, 2010
Lyndon Johnson made a dirty deal with CIA Republicans to murder John Kennedy in the 1963 Coup d’Etat. (People like Clint Murchison Sr., H.L. Hunt, Nelson Rockefeller, David Rockefeller, top Nelson Rockefeller aide Henry Kissinger, George Herbert Walker Bush and Gen. Edward Lansdale all are excellent candidates for elite sponsorship.) Lyndon Johnson and Allen Dulles may very well have been co-CEOs of the JFK assassination; with the CIA in charge of the killing of JFK, and Lyndon Johnson and (his close friend and neighbor of 19 years in Washington, DC) FBI director J. Edgar Hoover in charge of the cover up.
James W. Douglass, author of "JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters" (Orbis, 2008), will be on a speaking tour in the Northeastern US, Sept 30 - Oct 6. This superbly documented book is perhaps the most important among hundreds written on the JFK assassination. Douglass is a highly esteemed and well-published author, professor, Catholic theologian, co-founder of Religious Leaders for 9/11 Truth, and a lifelong antiwar activist and nuclear disarmament advocate.
Douglass is under contract with Orbis Books (in conjunction with Simon & Schuster) for publication of a trilogy, on the political assassinations of the 1960's, including those of JFK, RFK, Malcolm X, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In his powerful new book, JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters, Douglass explores JFK's transformation from a conventional Cold Warrior to someone who was determined to pull the world back from the brink of apocalypse -- a transformation undertaken by JFK, Douglass writes, which then led, inexorably, to his execution, by those determined to nullify, and even exterminate his vision. Only by unmasking those forces of what is so clearly "Unspeakable," he argues, can we possibly free ourselves, and our country, so that we may yet pursue a global vision of peace, justice and meaningful democracy for all.
James and his wife Shelley were co-founders of the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in 1977, inspired by opposition to the Trident Nuclear Submarine Base near Seattle, Wash.; and, of Mary’s House, a Catholic Worker hospitality house in downtown Birmingham, Alabama.
Six lecture/presentations in New England, starting Thursday, Sept. 30th until Tuesday, Oct. 5th; concluding with a seventh in Philadelphia, Pa., on Wednesday, Oct. 6th:
September30 Portland, Maine October 1 Cambridge, Massachusetts October 2 Leverett, Massachusetts October 3 Weston, Vermont October 4 New Britain, Connecticut October 5 Worcester, Massachusetts October 6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gerald Posner, shill for the criminal state (Case Closed, Why America Slept), has had other unethical behavior exposed; apparently, he's a serial plagiarist. Also see the articles linked from the source page, under "Related Content."- loose nuke
Disgraced Miami Beach author Gerald Posner is desperate. He apparently whitewashed an account of his serial plagiarism on his Wikipedia page, then threatened Miami New Times with a lawsuit for writing about it. And now he's retained an 83-year-old lawyer infamous for publicizing the "grassy knoll" theory of John F. Kennedy's assassination, a conspiracy Posner refuted in his most famous book.
Bonnie Faulkner hits broadcasting pay dirt (the dirt part is truly dirty) with this highly
disturbing series of Bush dynastic revelations from author Russ Baker, speaking about his new book,
Family of Secrets.
From the program notes, you wouldn't perceive just how disturbing the information is.
"Guns and Butter - "Family of Secrets - The Bush Dynasty"
"Family of Secrets - The Bush Dynasty" with investigative reporter and author, Russ Baker. The Bush family's extensive ties to intelligence; the Kennedy assassination; Nixon and Watergate; W's rise to power. Russ Baker is the author of Family of Secrets - The Bush Dynasty, The Powerful Forces That Put It In the White House, and What Their Influence Means for America."
hyperlinks at original - loose nuke
Break the CIA in Two By Ray McGovern
December 22, 2009
Editor’s Note: Exactly 46 years ago, President Harry Truman looked back on the still-young CIA, which he had helped create, and was alarmed at how its original purpose – to provide unvarnished information to top policymakers – was being perverted by the agency’s growing role in covert operations.
Nearly a half century since Truman’s warning, former CIA analyst Ray McGovern marvels at Truman’s prescience and suggests that the only answer today is to separate out – and protect – the agency’s core analytical function:
After the CIA-led fiasco at the Bay of Pigs in April 1961, President John Kennedy was quoted as saying he wanted to “splinter the CIA into a thousand pieces and scatter it into the winds.” I can understand his anger, but a thousand is probably too many.
Better is a Solomon solution; divide the CIA in two. That way we can throw out the bath water and keep the baby.
On Saturday, November 21, “North Texans for 9/11 Truth” had a table at the famous JFK Lancer annual Conference on the Assassination of President John F Kennedy. This event was held at the plush Adolphus Hotel in downtown Dallas. A variety of well credentialed researchers and speakers gave presentations during this 3 day event. http://www.jfklancer.com/dallas09/speakers.html
Jim Marrs in photo.
JFK Lancer was fantastic host! They could not have been friendlier or more welcoming. This was the first time the JFK/Lancer promoters let an "off-topic" group set up shop. The participants, folks from all parts of the world, were extremely interested in the subject of 9/11 Truth. Of course, “North Texans for 9/11 Truth” gave out 300-400 DVDs along with broadsheet flyers to all the attendees.
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15 parts on Youtube of the missing final three episodes.
Episode 7:The Smoking Gun
Episode 8:The Love Affair
Episode 9:The Guilty
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TMWKK, The Final Chapter, ep.7 The Smoking Guns, seg.1
From: TMWKK | November 15, 2006 | 83,328 views
A nine-minute segment of The History Channel's banned documentary, "The Men Who Killed Kennedy: The Final Chapter".
This examination of the latest theories about the J.F.K. assassination & cover-up was shown once in November, 2003 and quickly suppressed, due mainly to outrage and threat of a lawsuit by family and former associates of L.B.J. who is targeted in the documentary as being a lead conspirator in the Kennedy assassination plot and other murders as well.
You can watch the entire documentary, in 15 nine-minute segments, from my YouTube channel. Contains lots of shocking interviews with believable witnesses. Fact or Fiction? Judge for yourself.
If only for the sake of tragic comedy, then this BBC article is worth a look.
When Sceptics Fight Back
It touches upon such enlightening (and confusing) concepts as:
-Skeptics (from JREF) being skeptical of other skeptics (i.e. all conspiracy theorists)
-That conspiracy theorists are guilty of re-writing history
-Skeptical JREF lambastes the "mainstream media" for their "bad reporting" which (somehow?) supports conspiracy theories.
-A journalist who, after stating he was Jewish, eventually finds support in the skeptically anti-religious JREF community.
(Of note: on the JREF web site, there were zero search results for "Sibel Edmonds", and only a single result on BBC, which was a minor 2004 sub-reference to something else reported in a British newspaper. Good to see how CTs are successfully re-writing MSM history!)
(One of the best journals at DemocraticUnderground.com belongs to poster Time for change. I have invited TFC to repost his "Outline of Evidence for the JFK Assassination" here, as it offers a good introduction to just a few of the many problems with the JFK "Official Conspiracy Theory", aka the Warren Commission Report. Quite a few of the things that TFC mentions are covered by JFK researcher Robert Groden in his classic documentary, "JFK:+The+Case+for+Conspiracy". If you haven't seen it, Peter Dale Scott draws many parallels between JFK and 9/11 in his talk, JFK and 9/11 - Insights Gained From Studying Both. -rep.)
My interest in the death of President Kennedy derives from my belief that his presidency and his death were pivotal points in American history.
At the time of his assassination, President Kennedy was in the midst of intense efforts to end the Cold War. Had he lived to run for a second term, it seems likely that the Cold War would have ended some 25 years earlier than it did. Instead, through the time that the Cold War ended in 1991 we were ruled by a series of U.S. presidents who (with the exception of Jimmy Carter) sought to expand the Cold War, and along with it the imperial presidency and the scope and size of the Military Industrial Complex.
Pls Note: I hear from sources that Oliver Stone is a closet 911 Truther. It will be interesting if he decides to go public. Especially on a bold station like KBDI.
JFK and the Unspeakable
The murder of President Kennedy was a seminal event for me and for millions of Americans. It changed the course of history. It was a crushing blow to our country and to millions of people around the world. It put an abrupt end to a period of a misunderstood idealism, akin to the spirit of 1989 when the Soviet bloc to began to thaw and 2008, when our new American President was fairly elected.
Examiner.com ranks 1384 on Alexa http://alexa.com/siteinfo/examiner.com and has 8904 sites linking in. They appear to be a news aggregator that also published original writing. This article points out the House Committee on Assassinations investigation found there was a conspiracy in the case of JFK's shooting, and that the term "conspiracy theorist" has been used to malign questioners and dismiss legitimate inquiry. Unfortunately, the 2 main points he brings up about the 9/11 attacks at the end of his article are strange-
1) The Pentagon; he says, "9-11 critics, for example, wonder why there was no significant wreckage at the Pentagon. The official version says that jet fuel fires evaporated the titanium engines, yet the passengers' bodies could be identified. Does it take a conspiratorial nutcase to see a discrepancy?". The official version does NOT say the engines evaporated; claiming that it does sets his article up to be discredited and dismissed. I posted more about the lack of "significant wreckage" in my comment at the Examiner; pasted here below his article, following the fair use notice.
(I met John Hankey at John Judge's 2006 COPA conference in Dallas. I was at first skeptical of Hankey's conclusions; that the Bush Crime Family is tied to not only the assassination of JFK, but that JFK Jr. was also assassinated, with George Walker Bush in Hankey's sites as a suspect. After watching+his+presentation+in+Dallas, I was convinced that Hankey is a serious researcher, who raises some important issues. Although Hankey was not consulted for Russ Baker's new book, Family of Secrets, Baker covers some of the same ground regarding Poppy Bush and JFK. I asked Hankey to summarize his take on the Bushes, and talk about the newly re-edited Dark Legacy. -rep.)
SAME KILLERS - DIFFERENT DAY by John Hankey - April 18, 2009
There are a number of important parallels between the 9-11 attacks and the murder of JFK: the stand down of the most basic defense procedures / the outrageous cover-up and destruction of evidence / and the last name of some of the major perpetrators. Obviously the Bushes were involved in 9-11. Less well-known and less obvious is the central role played by George HW in the Kennedy assassination.
It has taken 40 years to collect the evidence to hang Kennedy’s murder around Bush’s neck.
I began 9 years ago when JFK Jr.’s plane went into the sea; the Pentagon took over the news reporting, and then lied ridiculously, into the teeth of reporters who knew better, about why the search had been kept, for 15 hours, from what was immediately obvious was the crash site. Who would want JFK Jr. dead, and why? Lacking any credible evidence along these line, I decided to pursue a deeper look at the names of the people who had killed his father, as likely suspects in the murder of the son.
Crimes of the State Blog
"Conspiracism is raising its Medusa’s head again, her lethal visage wreathed with hissing absurdities, immobilizing judgement, melting intellect to pumice." --Alexander Cockburn (ignoring all evidence that is contrary to his irrational biases)
Blather at new heights of cognitive dissonance over at CounterPunch this weekend. Cockburn uses the term "conspiracism", as if that were a real thing, to mock any and all comers, even in a piece about the minutiae of some Wall Street fraud (Bernie Madoff).
But how can he get away with this childish mocking about the JFK assassination, without having to address even one piece of evidence at all?
Here is the entirety of what Cockburn says about "conspiracism" and the JFK assassination in that piece:
Once upon a time a child was born in a place called the land of the free and the home of the brave. She was told that she was very, very lucky to be born in this land, the best country on earth. In school every morning, her entire class stood, placed their hands over their hearts, and solemnly recited a Pledge of Allegiance to her nation’s flag. After that the class sang a stirring song about the greatness of this land and its purple mountain’s majesty. The same songs were heard on Independence Day, and, as the music swelled to a crescendo, tears filled the child’s eyes with gratitude for being a citizen of such a wonderful land.
In his 1968 interview with Perry Adams, Mort Sahl explains the urgency of bringing to justice the conspirators behind the public execution of JFK. After reviewing the evidence, Sahl had made the decision to assist New Orleans DA Jim Garrison in his investigation. As a consequence of his vocal support for Garrison, Sahl--whose face made the cover of (CIA's) Time Magazine in 1960--was blacklisted and his successful mainstream career as an entertainer came to an end overnight.
Sahl's words and his sacrifice will not be lost on the generation of activists working to expose the truth of 9/11 and other shattering acts of state terrorism.
"ARGO: Why is the truth behind the assassination of President Kennedy the last chance of America for its survival?
"I never would have agreed to the formulation of the
Central Intelligence Agency back in forty-seven,
if I had known it would become the American Gestapo."
-- Harry S. Truman
33rd US President
Flyby News Notes - 11 November 2008
Editor - Jonathan Mark - www.FlybyNews.com
Obama-Agenda * American Gestapo
1) The Obama Agenda – Con or Constitutional Law – You Decide
- - Why Karl Rove Pulled the Plug; Finally, An Elected President
- - How Will He Lead? NOW interviews Charles Ogletree
- - YES WE DID - By Marianne Williamson
- - Conned Again - By Paul Craig Roberts
- - The Obama Agenda – By Paul Krugman
- - Obama Positioned to Quickly Reverse Bush Actions
- - Letter from Leonard Peltier, November 5, 2008
- - Barack Obama: Stand for Change in Elko
- - Can Obama's Win Lead to Meaningful Health Care Reform?
- - Lobby for a Department of Peace for the Obama Administration
2) William Rodriguez - Able Danger + Mossad – Truth & Law
- - 9/11 Hero Speaks to tens of thousands
- - Members of Israeli spy ring 'related to 9/11 hijacker'
- - Lawyers for 9/11 Truth
3) FED robbery - SHELL & Iraq’s oil – Guantanamo – RAND 4 War
Black Sunshine - The Kennedy Assassination
A new documentary that will cut through the fog of myths and reveal the truth about the events of a fallen president.
3-day forum explores Kennedy, King slayings
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | Thursday, October 2, 2008
By Jason Cato
Four decades later, the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. will be dissected this weekend at Duquesne University.
"Making Sense of the Sixties," a three-day symposium starting Friday and hosted by the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law, will examine theories of cover-ups and conspiracies surrounding the slayings as well as ripple effects still felt today.
"It's a pretty weighty thing for people to confront," said Isaac Farris Jr., King's nephew and CEO of The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta. "Who knows how their deaths impacted our trajectory? Who knows where our nation might have been? My God, we wiped out three of the greatest leaders of a generation."
WeAreChangeLA calls KPFK's Don Bustany about U.S./Israeli false-flag ops, historical/contemporary, interrupted/'successful'
On the 8/13/08 edition of the weekly show "Middle East in Focus" on KPFK, the Pacifica affiliate here in LA, host Don Bustany had on Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Roy Gutman, who recently authored "How We Missed the Story: Osama Bin Laden, the Taliban and the Hijacking of Afghanistan."
The JFK Assassination and 9/11: the Designated Suspects in Both Cases
by Peter Dale Scott
Global Research, July 5, 2008
Global Research recently published my essay entitled 9/11, Deep State Violence and the Hope of Internet Politics In this article, I argue that 9/11 should be analyzed as a deep event (an event not fully aired or understood because of its intelligence connections) and above all as one of a series of deep events which from time to time have frustrated peace initiatives or become pretexts for war.
In support of this overall thesis I pointed to features of 9/11 which recalled similar deep events: the still not fully understood outbreak of the Korean War in 1950, the JFK assassination, and the so-called Second Tonkin Gulf Incident of 1964 (an alleged attack on U.S. destroyers which we now know never happened).
Browsing through the 9/11 archive i found some very interesting clips. They describe incidents on 9/11 and 9/13 with regards to alleged foiled hijacking attempts. The latest report speaks of four men and a woman and five men who tried to board airplanes at JFK and LaGuardia on 9/13 with fake ID's, knives and pilot certificates who were arrested. Also there's a report about a possible 5th group of hijackers on United Flight 23 on 9/11 itself.
Why did these stories disappear, and what happened to the suspects. That's what i would like to know.
I did not have time yet to check all the streaming footage at the 9/11 archive (this is just from ABC and NBC), so there might still be more info out there: http://www.archive.org/details/sept_11_tv_archive
Visit my YouTube channel for more rare 9/11 related footage: http://www.youtube.com/11septembervideos