Tag Archive for conspiracy theoires

Roger Stone touts conspiracy theories and Trump

Roger Stones, Trump adviser

Here is a short course in why people who are interested in President Kennedy’s assassination should mistrust “conspiracy theorists.”

I don’t doubt Trump’s adviser Roger Stone is interested in the events of 1963. And it is true that Trump, known to ignore national security pieties, might be an ally in promoting full JFK disclosure in 2017. Read more

Allen Dulles and the origins of the lone gunman theory

In comment on this post about the first meeting of the Warren Commission more than 50 years ago, a reader notes how former CIA director Allen Dulles reached his conclusion before the Commission’s investigation began.

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A story from inside the CIA

“Mexico City was the Casablanca of the Cold War–a hotbed of spies, revolutionaries, and assassins. The CIA’s station there was the front line of the United States’ fight against international communism, as important for Latin America as Berlin was for Europe. And its undisputed spymaster was Winston Mackinley Scott, chief of the CIA’s Mexico City station from 1956 to 1969,

from Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA

You can buy it on Amazon.com, or You can also buy an autographed copy of “Our Man in Mexico” from the me, the author. Just drop me a line here. Read more

‘History’s ship is adrift on this issue’

Reader Brad Milch writes:

“It’s heartbreaking to realize Americans still do not the know the full story of the murder of President Kennedy after 50 years. Each missing or withheld record is a piece of this country’s history educators cannot teach the young about events that happened prior to their arrival in this world & it leaves the older population that lived through the traumatic drama with the quagmire of questions that have yet to be satisfactorily answered. Clearly wandering the ocean aimlessly while the crew apathetically ignores the issues it pretends to not see. Read more

The JFK connection: Why COINTELPRO still matters

The Today Show’s story about the break-in at an FBI office in 1971 is important because it reminds us of the pregnant connections between COINTELPRO and the assassination of President Kennedy.

From Michael Isikoff’s story:

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57 percent doubt Obama’s transparency claims

On his first day in office President Obama promised a new era in open government. Most people don’t think he delivered, accrding to a Reason.com poll.