Skip to comments.The ATF might have prevented the Oklahoma City bombing
Posted on 01/02/2012 10:35:06 AM PST by Oldpuppymax
Had the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms in February of 1995 acted upon an its expressed determination to arrest a German national who had overstayed his visa, the Oklahoma City bombing might not have taken place.
While the show trial of Oklahoma City bomber Tim McVeigh was being conducted at Denver, Colorado in April of 1997, another federal proceeding was taking place in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
But no one seemed particularly interested in this casethe federal prosecution of former beauty queen and Oklahoma debutante Carol Howe for making bomb threats against the government of the United States.
No one, that is, but the Department of Justice itself. And attorneys representing the Department were interested enough to exhibit virtual desperation when privately begging Judge Michael Burrage to seal the case and all appertaining information lest it be acquired by McVeigh attorneys in Denver!
For some 8 months prior to the April 19, 1995 destruction of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building, Carol Howe had been acting as an informant for the ATF. Her mission was to gather information from and about friends and acquaintances located in Elohim Cty, Oklahoma, a known hangout for neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups in the state.
And although Judge Burrage did indeed seal the records of her trial, a leaked Transcript of Proceedings conducted in a sealed hearing make it clear that Howe had reported to her ATF contact that Andreas Strassmeir, a German national living in Elohim City who had over-stayed his American visa, was both an explosives expert and had made threats about blowing up a federal building in Oklahoma City.
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The author of “The Third Terrorist” makes a pretty compelling case for this very thing. Poorly written, it still is quite compelling.
Our Justice Department under Democrats for the most part are failures. They have apparently covered this up like they did Waco. Folks the US Department of Justice in general is a farce and I believe their Investigator have a set outcome before really looking into a case and fail to really investigate. I personally had a face off with two ex-FBI officials and I have no doubt they lied through their teeth on me.
My memory dredges up a note that Strassmier’s car was seen on the dash cam of the cruiser that pulled McVeigh over?
That is ok! The FBI had their informant help make the bomb that was used on the World Trade Center in New York 1993. They had it all on Video Tape!!!
Why try to prevent something you are aiding and abetting?
Prevented it???? the atf planned it...