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Was Micah X. Johnson REALLY Acting Alone?

Eerie parallels exist between Micah X. Johnson, the “lone gunman” in the Dallas shooting and the assassination of JFK, which took place a few blocks away: there was “triangulated fire;” two other “uncooperative” suspects were taken into custody; the loquacious “lone-nut gunman” was killed before the judicial and journalistic processes could unfold; casualties were taken to Parkland Hospital. Might this have been a provocation by fascists–in and/or out of government, designed to heat up the racial front for the Trumpenkampfverbande?


FTR #892 The So-Called “Kennedy Curse”

The recent denial of parole to RFK assassination patsy Sirhan Sirhan calls to mind the so-called “Kennedy Curse”–the media’s rationalization for the deaths of members of the Kennedy family. This invocation of magical forces to dismiss the lethal conspiratorial process underlying the deaths of JFK, RFK and (in all probability) JFK, jr. allows our society to ignore its own political reality. After discussing RFK associate Paul Schrade’s testimony in Sirhan’s parole hearing, we review some of the facts of the case. As Schrade said: “The truth is in the prosecution’s own records and the autopsy, . . . . It says Sirhan couldn’t have shot Robert Kennedy and didn’t. He was out of position. . . . The LAPD and LA DA knew two hours after the fatal shoot­ing of Robert Kennedy that he was shot by a sec­ond gun­man and they had con­clu­sive evi­dence that Sirhan Bishara Sirhan could not and did not do it,” the state­ment said. “The offi­cial record shows that [the pros­e­cu­tion at Sirhan’s trial] never had one wit­ness – and had no phys­i­cal nor bal­lis­tic evi­dence – to prove Sirhan shot Robert Kennedy. . . Evi­dence locked up for 20 years shows that the LAPD destroyed phys­i­cal evi­dence and hid bal­lis­tic evi­dence exon­er­at­ing Sirhan, and cov­ered up con­clu­sive evi­dence that a sec­ond gun­man fatally wounded Robert Kennedy.” Much of the first half of the program is devoted to recounting the experience of Wayne January, an aviation-firm co-owner who sold a DC-3 to a CIA air proprietary named “Houston Air Center.” A former Cuban air force officer, who was a veteran of the Bay of Pigs, had been recruited to refit, and then fly, the aircraft. While working with January, he disclosed that his employers planned to kill JFK, and that they also planned to kill Robert Kennedy and “any other Kennedy who gets into that position.” When JFK, jr. was being bruited about as a possible Vice-Presidential candidate on the 2000 Democratic ticket, he was killed in the crash of his private plane. Program Highlights Include: Robert Kennedy’s plans to re-open the investigation into his brother’s murder after he became President; the fact that JFK, jr. was an experienced pilot, contrary to public pronouncements; that the weather was clear when his plane went down, contrary to public pronouncements; that eyewitnesses saw Kennedy’s plane explode; irregularities about JFK, jr.’s autopsy; indications that JFK, jr.’s plane was experiencing mechanical difficulties.


FTR #883 The Times They Have A’ Changed: JFK and the Steel Crisis of 1962

On the cusp of a new year–a Presidential election year at that–analysis of President Kennedy’s handling of the steel crisis of 1962 illustrates just how far we have descended in the 50-plus years since his death. After brokering an agreement between the United Steelworkers union and United States Steel aimed at holding down inflation, Kennedy was blindsided by United States Steel, acting in concert with other large steelmakers and, behind them, the luminaries of corporate America. Whereas the union rank and file embraced a contract encompassing lower wages, U.S. Steel promptly announced a 3.5 percent price increase. Kennedy used the full force of the Federal government against U.S. Steel, forcing rollback of the price increase. This earned Kennedy the hatred of big business. Program Highlights Include: Henry Luce’s “Fortune” magazine’s publication of an editorial foreshadowing JFK’s murder; big business’ view of JFK as a quasi-communist; the vigorous action taken by Robert Kennedy’s Department of Justice against the big steel makers; JFK’s public excoriation of the leaders of Big Steel as enemies of the people; JFK’s re-direction of defense contracts to smaller steel firms that had not raised prices.


FTR #876 The OUN/B and the Assassination of JFK

Highlighting the links between the OUN/B and the assassination of JFK, the broadcast underscores the disinformation linking the alleged KGB assassination of Stephan Bandera with Lee Harvey Oswald. Supposedly trained as an assassin by the same KGB units that allegedly killed Bandera, Oswald was “painted red” in order to deflect blame for the assassination onto the Soviet Union. The disinformation linking the Bandera assassination with the killing of Kennedy was largely disseminated by elements that were to coalesce as the World Anti-Communist League a few years later. Both the OUN/B elements in the United States and key figures in the cover-up of the JFK assassination track back to the Crusade For Freedom, a covert operation that precipitated the formation of a Nazi branch of the GOP. Program Highlights Include: Senator Thomas Dodd’s role in spreading the KGB killed Kennedy disinformation; Dodd’s links to the American Security Council; the role of OUN/B functionary Lev Dobriansky in disseminating the Oswald/KGB/Bandera killing disinformation; the roles of Ronald Reagan, Allen Dulles, Richard Nixon and George H.W. Bush in both the Crusade For Freedom activities and the events in Dallas in 1963.


FTR #871 Daniel Hopsicker Rides Again!

Happily recovered from major heart surgery, heroic investigative journalist Daniel Hopsicker rejoins our airwaves to recount some of his investigations, old and new. We begin with Daniel’s reportage on Jeb Bush’s role in covering up the milieu of Huffman Aviation and Mohamed Atta’s activities in South Florida. Daniel’s investigations into intelligence-community-connected drug smuggling began with his investigation into Barry Seal. Seal’s involvement with spook activities apparently began with his membership in a Civil Air Patrol unit commanded by CIA officer David Ferrie, a unit that included Lee Harvey Oswald. Much of the program was spent highlighting some of Daniel’s overlapping stories about the intelligence community and the drug traffic. Program highlights include: the role of H.L. Hunt’s granddaughter in the activities surrounding what Daniel terms “Cocaine One;” the heroism of several Mexican women who are telling the truth about the involvement of the Mexican government with the cartels; the bust of a major drug smuggling flight on property owned by socialite Paris Hilton; a constellation of apparent drug smuggling activities surrounding actor Vince Vaughn’s mother.


FTR #845 Interview (#8) with Peter Levenda about “The Hitler Legacy”

Picking up where FTR #844 left off, this program examines developments in Indonesia after the 1965 CIA coup that deposed Sukarno. An apparent participant in an unsuccessful 1958 attempt against Sukarno was Lee Harvey Oswald. Before tackling the bulk of the Indonesia material, Peter notes that the supposed “Communist” Oswald actually had connections to Nazi elements. After an encapsulation of the Japanese Golden Lily program that looted much of Asia, the program sets forth some of the mysteries that unfold in connection with the disposition of Sukarno’s “Revolutionary Fund.” Apparently comprised of both Golden Lily treasure and war loot transported to the Asia by the Third Reich, the Revolutionary Fund has defied efforts by Sukarno family members and associates to obtain some of the wealth. Among the cast of characters winding through the mysterious corridors of the Revolutionary Fund investigative maze are: a mysterious Dr. Poch, alleged in an Indonesian best seller by Dr. Susro Husodo to have been Adolf Hitler; the professional frustration and mysterious demise of Dr. Edison Damanik, who attempted to obtain some of the Revolutionary Fund loot; arms dealer Soeryo Goeritno, who suffered a disabling stroke or seizure when he attempted to navigate the perilous waters of the Revolutionary Fund and its tributaries.


Reflections on the Film “Selma” and the Recent Martin Luther King Holiday

The film “Selma” depicts the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Selma, Alabama. In AFA #8, we note profound evidentiary tributaries between that event and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. Links between King’s murder and those of Robert F. Kennedy and his brother are discussed in AFA #9. Others are covered in The Guns of November, Part IV. Even as people celebrate the remarkable Dr. King’s life, our society manifests what the late playwright Arthur Miller warned against in “The Death of a Salesman”, speaking through Willie Loman’s widow: “You can’t just eat the orange and throw away the peel.” Neither his friends, nor those who profess to honor him, will break their silence about the circumstances of his death, despite the extensive body of information on the public record documenting a conspiracy behind his murder. All of the contents of this website as of 12/19/2014–Dave Emory’s 35+ years of research and broadcasting–as well as hours of videotaped lectures are available on a 32GB flash drive. Dave offers his programs and articles for free–your support is very much appreciated.


FTR #821 Continuity of Government, the JFK Assassination and Covert Operations

Analyzing the role of networks originally set up to perpetuate and sustain government in the event of nuclear war, this program highlights the role of Continuity of Government (COG) elements in a number of domestic and/or illegal covert operations. With its own communications network, the COG has proved an effective vehicle for sidestepping normal operational channels in order to realize nefarious aims. The COG-related networks and individuals have figured prominently in aspects of the JFK assassination, Watergate, the October Surprise, the Iran-Contra scandal and events pursuant to the 9/11 attacks. Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld are two of the prominent figures in the COG networks and have been present in the Nixon/Ford, Reagan/Bush, Clinton and George W. Bush administrations.


FTR #820 Interview with Ed Haslam about Ebola and the New Edition of “Dr. Mary’s Monkey”

Revisiting the heroic Ed Haslam, we highlight new points of information from his book “Dr. Mary’s Monkey,” as well as setting forth information about Ebola, indicating that the official version of the evolution of that deadly disease is badly skewed. Key points of information in Ed’s new edition include the J. Edgar Hoover’s order to preclude FBI involvement in the investigation of Dr. Mary Sherman’s murder; Meyer Lansky aide Chauncey Holt’s links to Lee Harvey Oswald, the CIA and Operation Mongoose (the Agency’s anti-Castro effort); Stanley Stumpf’s possible role in moving Dr. Mary Sherman’s body; the Warren Commission’s omission of Oswald’s signed time cards from the Reilly Coffee Company; Victoria and Owen Hawes’ account of Oswald’s visits to a neighbor of Dr. Mary Sherman and the possible disposal of bio-waste in the neighbor’s toilet; crime scene photos of Dr. Mary Sherman’d corpse that disprove the official version of her killing; the CIA’s complete redaction of “Crown Jewel #1”–the Agency’s activities between the late 1950’s and 1964.


FTR #809 Days of Future Passed: All in the [Manson] Family?

It has been disclosed that phone taps on convicted Manson Family killer Tex Watson have information that may relate to 12 additional murders. Portrayed by the media as a bunch of wayward hippies, the Manson group, in fact, had participation by neo-Nazi elements, as well as links to the intelligence community. One wonders who the other victims might have been? Might one of them have been Marina Habe, daughter of Hans Habe, an anti-fascist activist and journalist who worked for U.S. intelligence during World War II and afterward–something that would not have sat well with the Underground Reich. One case that has more to it than reaches the eye is the murder of Sharon Tate. Deeply involved with Robert F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign in the Los Angeles area, Tate had been present at a dinner shortly before Kennedy’s assassination at which he reportedly said that he would re-open the investigation into his brother’s murder after getting into the White House.