Response to Michael Smerconish “Here come the Conspiracy Theorists”.

October 25, 2013
Response to Michael Smerconish “Here come the Conspiracy Theorists”.

I read in disgust and frustration Michael Smerconish’s commentary in Saturday’s Dispatch, entitled “Here come the Conspiracy Theorists”  (reprinted, below), in which Smerconish does his best to marginalize anyone, including Governor Jesse Ventura, who doesn’t believe the official version of a lone nut shooter.  That the JFK assassination was a conspiracy is no longer a question. Despite 50 years of denial by our government and the corporately controlled media, Americans by an overwhelming majority do not believe the lone nut conclusion. The reason is quite simple: The evidence does not stand up to scrutiny and, in fact, leads to a much different conclusion. John Kennedy was killed because he was viewed by the Cold Warriors as being soft on communism. Kennedy explained his vision publicly at his American University speech in June 1963. He had opened back channel negotiations with Soviet premier Khrushchev (and Castro). Kennedy refused to fight the Vietnam War as demonstrated by his signature on National Security Action Memorandum 273, as well as his consistent opposition in meetings with the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Kennedy wanted to allow third world non aligned countries a chance at self determination, he did not want to force the Congo, Indonesia,…

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50 Years is Enough! Free the Files – Find the Truth Why Do You Need a Ticket to Get to Your Own History?

October 25, 2013

Dealey Plaza is a public park and a designated National Historical Site that has been open to the public over the five decades since President Kennedy was assassinated there. It was meant to encourage visitors to seek and discuss their own history and this critical event. In 1964, Penn Jones, a newspaper editor and early critic of the Warren Commission’s official version of the assassination, began to hold an annual Moment of Silence on the Grassy Knoll (North Pergola) lest we forget the injustice or let the case remain unsolved. At his request, the Coalition on Political Assassinations (COPA) has continued the tradition since his illness and death in the 1990s. COPA has sought a permit since 2010 for our annual Moment of Silence this 50th anniversary year. We also speak truth to power about the assassination of President Kennedy, who was behind his murder and why he was killed to put others in power in the United States in an un-Constitutional coup. Instead, the Mayor of Dallas, Mike Rawlings reportedly instructed the chairwoman of The 50th Planning Committee, Ruth Sharp Altschuler, who claims to have “no authority in these matters” that he did not want “crazy conspiracy theory” on…

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Dallas’s Disney World interpretation of the John F. Kennedy Assassination

October 15, 2013

The City of Dallas has denied Coalition on Political Assassinations the right to hold the annual Moment of Silence at 12:30 PM on November 22nd.  Instead, the City has created a ticketed event with the intention of honoring Kennedy’s life rather than discuss the circumstances of his death in the City of Hate. This denial of free speech is based entirely on content of the speech, as they have stated in meetings and documents. Conspiracy discussion is disallowed. Our first amendment rights have been abridged. The political assassination of President Kennedy was significant because he had moved to end the Cold War and  refused to fight the Vietnam War.  His death, at the hands of the National Security State (CIA, Military, and NSA) resulted in the rise of the Military Industrial Complex that President Eisenhower warned us about, and brought about the violent American Empire that we experience today.  John Kennedy envisioned a peaceful world, but a peaceful America no longer seems possible. Myself and others do not wish to be silenced in Dallas. We hope that most Dallas attendees will purchase the IndiVISIBILITY T-shirt, found here: http://occupythegrassyknoll.org/t-shirt-store, so that we can all show solidarity in Dallas. T-shirts will be…

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The First Step in the JFK Cover-Up

October 14, 2013

by Jacob G. Hornberger October 14, 2013 I saw the new movie Parkland yesterday. While reviews are panning the movie, which isn’t too surprising given that it’s based on Vincent Bugliosi’s book Reclaiming History, which is a long rehash of the lone-nut theory posited by the Warren Commission, I wanted to see how the movie depicted a certain scene at Parkland Hospital, a scene that I believe was likely the very first step in a cover-up in the assassination. After President Kennedy was declared dead by physicians at Parkland, he was placed into a casket. A team of Secret Service agents then began removing the casket from Parkland with the intent of taking it to Love Field, where President Johnson was waiting for it to take it back to Washington. There was one big problem, however. Texas law required an autopsy of the body to be conducted by an official medical examiner. Therefore, the Dallas medical examiner, Dr. Earl Rose, informed the Secret Service team of Texas law and advised them that the body wasn’t going anywhere until the autopsy was conducted. The Secret Service team informed Rose that he was not going to conduct an autopsy and that they…

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The Sixth Floor’s Conspiracy

September 17, 2013
The Sixth Floor’s Conspiracy

Kennedy museum falsely denied its role in harassing conspiracy theorist Robert Groden. By Jim Schutze Thursday, Sep 12 2013 Dallas is two months shy of its commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the murder of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in Dealey Plaza, which probably will come off somewhere midway between tragedy and comedy. Mark Graham Robert Groden collected more than 80 tickets and an arrest in a city campaign to drive him from Dealey Plaza. For more than two years, The Sixth Floor Museum, the city’s official assassination museum in the School Book Depository Building, has lied about its involvement in the Dallas Police Department‘s campaign to cleanse Dealey Plaza of people who preach assassination theories to tourists. Emails and now a lengthy legal deposition — the sworn testimony of a career police officer involved in the police department’s “Dealey Plaza Initiative” — show irrefutably that The Sixth Floor was the lead agency goading the police all along. Why does any of it matter? It matters because the same irrational forces behind The Sixth Floor’s war on conspiracy theories are shaping the coming observances in Dallas in November. The old guard — not anybody younger than 60, but the old…

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No Military Coups for America? What About November 1963?

August 1, 2013

by Jacob G. Hornberger, Future Freedom Foundation An interesting aspect of the military coup in Egypt has been the attitude of American mainstream commentators who suggest that unlike Egypt and other countries, the chances of a military coup in the United States are virtually nil. See, for example, “America the Coupless” by Rosa Brooks and “Could a Military Coup Happen in America?” by Paul Greenberg. Really? What about November 22, 1963? “Oh, Jacob, don’t be silly. President Kennedy’s assassination couldn’t have been orchestrated by the U.S. national-security state, notwithstanding the overwhelming amount of evidence pointing in that direction, because it’s just inconceivable that such a thing could happen here in our country. That’s just a conspiracy theory. Such things only happen in places like Egypt … or Chile … or Iran … or Guatemala … or South Vietnam and, yes, oftentimes with the support and participation of the U.S. military and the CIA, but such a thing could never happen here in our country.” Oh, really? So, what you’re saying, Mr. Statist, is that if the democratically elected president of the United States is engaged in policies and actions that are leading to the nation’s destruction, the U.S. national-security state…

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The City of Dallas’ Anti-Conspiracy Conspiracy

July 23, 2013
The City of Dallas’ Anti-Conspiracy Conspiracy

Dallas’ handling of JFK anniversary: an enigma wrapped in a big wad of dumb. By Jim Schutze Thursday, Jul 25 2013 Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, talking last week about the worries some people harbor concerning the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination in Dealey Plaza, recalled his own recent visit to President Obama’s second inaugural in Washington. When a pro-life person climbed a tree and attempted to disrupt the inaugural, Rawlings told me that people in the Dallas group exclaimed, “‘That’s what’s going to happen, that’s what’s going to happen’” in Dealey Plaza in November. When I repeated the mayor’s anecdote to John Judge, head of the Coalition on Political Assassinations, one of the groups that will be banned from the plaza by police cordon that day, he laughed. “If you make us do it, yeah,” Judge said. “I mean, that’s the point. We don’t normally climb up in a tree.” Daniel Fishel It’s only four months from the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, and absolutely nothing has been resolved about access to Dealey Plaza on that day, virtually guaranteeing the kind of messy showdown City Hall fears most. The plaza will be shut down for two weeks, a…

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