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The Kennedy Assassination (November 22, 1963) 50 Years Later
http://www.thedailybell.com/editorials/34768/Paul-Craig-Roberts-The-Kennedy-Assassination-November-2 ^ | November 22, 2013 | Paul Craig Roberts

Posted on 11/22/2013 3:56:56 PM PST by B4Ranch

November 22, 2013, is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The true story of JFK's murder has never been officially admitted, although the conclusion that JFK was murdered by a plot involving the Secret Service, the CIA and the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been well established by years of research, such as that provided by James W. Douglass in his book, JFK And The Unspeakable, published by Simon & Schuster in 2008. Ignore Douglass's interest in the Trappist monk Thomas Merton and Merton's prediction and focus on the heavily documented research that Douglass provides.

Or just turn to the contemporary films, taken by tourists watching JFK's motorcade that are available on YouTube, which show clearly the Secret Service pulled from President Kennedy's limo just prior to his assassination, and the Zapruder film that shows the killing shot to have come from President Kennedy's right front, blowing off the back of his head, not from the rear as postulated in the Warren Commission Report, which would have pushed his head forward, not rearward.

I am not going to write about the assassination to the extent that the massive information permits. Those who want to know already know. Those who cannot face the music will never be able to confront the facts regardless of what I or anyone else writes or reveals.

To briefly review, the facts are conclusive that JFK was on terrible terms with the CIA and the Joint Chiefs. He had refused to support the CIA organized Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba. He had rejected the Joint Chiefs' "Operation Northwoods," a plan to commit real and faked acts of violence against Americans, blame Castro and use the false-flag events to bring regime change to Cuba. He had rejected the Joint Chiefs case that the Soviet Union should be attacked while the US held the advantage and before the Soviets could develop delivery systems for nuclear weapons. He had indicated that after his reelection he was going to pull US troops out of Vietnam and that he was going to break the CIA into a thousand pieces. He had aroused suspicion by working behind the scenes with Khrushchev to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis, leading to claims that he was "soft on communism." The CIA and Joint Chiefs' belief that JFK was an unreliable ally in the war against communism spread into the Secret Service.

It has been established that the original autopsy of JFK's fatal head wound was discarded and a faked one substituted in order to support the official story that Oswald shot JFK from behind. FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and President Johnson knew that Oswald was the CIA's patsy, but they also understood, as did members of the Warren Commission, that to let the true story out would cause Americans to lose confidence in their own government at the height of the Cold War.

Robert Kennedy knew what had happened. He was on his way to being elected president and to holding the plotters accountable for the murder of his brother when the CIA assassinated him. A distinguished journalist, who was standing behind Robert Kennedy at the time of his assassination, told me that the killing shots came from behind past his ear. He submitted his report to the FBI and was never contacted.

Acoustic experts have conclusively demonstrated that more shots were fired than can be accounted for by Sirhan Sirhan's pistol and that the sounds indicate two different calibers of firearms.

I never cease to be amazed by the gullibility of Americans, who know nothing about either event, but who confidently dismiss the factual evidence provided by experts and historians on the basis of their naive belief that "the government wouldn't lie about such important events" or "someone would have talked." What good would it do if someone talked when the gullible won't believe hard evidence?

This story courtesy of PaulCraigRoberts.org.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; UFO's
KEYWORDS: conspiracytheory; jfk; jfkassassination; loon; nuttery; paulcraigroberts
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1 posted on 11/22/2013 3:56:56 PM PST by B4Ranch
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To: Toddsterpatriot

Paul Craig Roberts is back!


2 posted on 11/22/2013 4:01:48 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: B4Ranch

The left just can’t let widespread belief form that JFK was killed by a leftist.


3 posted on 11/22/2013 4:04:28 PM PST by fso301
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To: B4Ranch

My God! Somebody has to investigate this!


4 posted on 11/22/2013 4:05:24 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: fso301

Bingo. Killed by a lib, dem, commie. Sorry, folks, get over it.


5 posted on 11/22/2013 4:05:55 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: B4Ranch

They let Michael Skakel outta prison, why don’t they release Sirhan?


7 posted on 11/22/2013 4:12:17 PM PST by Daffynition (*$17,000,000,000,000* Fear the beards! GO SOX!)
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To: B4Ranch
I saw the video where the 2 jump (not sure what they're called), one called off the other, just as the car was making a slow turn. One tire on the car looked like it needed more air.

As to Oswald, I think the story concerning his actions in Dallas that day are true. Ruby's role is an enigma.

Never knew to much about Oswald but our local talk host today said he didn't act alone. Well, pony up the rest of it. Oswald did renounce his American citizenship and go to Russia via fancy hotels in Finland during the cold war. Then Oswald went to Minsk where he met and married Marine.

After a period, he returned to the US which had to be intentional because Russia didn't let people out, the US didn't let traitors in. Somebody bankrolled the whole mess.

In an obscure page of a Russian report, Oswald was described as (not exact words) bumpkin and similar.

I watched that whole weekend and the funeral. Instinctively, and I wasn't into conspiracy or any of that kind of thinking then, I decided not to bother reading it because I didn't believe it would be true and don't to this day.

As to the second shooter, I don't know. I always wondered how much Jackie knew and why she kept quiet, unless it was out of fear for herself and children.

8 posted on 11/22/2013 4:13:11 PM PST by Aliska
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To: B4Ranch

I am so incredibly weary of this. It has been going on for almost 50 years.

It’s over-—live with it.

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9 posted on 11/22/2013 4:15:03 PM PST by Mears
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Clint Hill was just on the local DFW channel 11 news describing how Jackie was on the back of the car retrieving “parts” that were blown off of the presidents head that were on the trunk. She was retrieving parts when he jumped on the BACK of the car to offer cover or help. If he had been shot from the back with the head shot, brains and blood would have been al over the driver and the hood of the car. Instead, they were on the rear back deck.
JFK was wearing a back brace because of his weak back from previous injuries. When the first or second bullet went through his neck (back to front) and exited under his larynx, he could not fall over as the brace held him upright.
Watch the zapruder film, slow motion and you can see that he was shot through the head from front to back.


10 posted on 11/22/2013 4:15:28 PM PST by 9422WMR (: " Tolerance is the virtue of a man who has no convictions".)
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To: 9422WMR

Oh, yes! Definitely.


11 posted on 11/22/2013 4:20:56 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: B4Ranch

Was there a big to-doo made on the 50th anniversary of Lincoln’s death?


12 posted on 11/22/2013 4:21:42 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: 9422WMR

Forward motion of the car would cause airflow to move from front to back and capture expended matter with it.


13 posted on 11/22/2013 4:24:25 PM PST by research99
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Watch 'JFK; The Smoking Gun', which pins the head shot on Secret Service agent George Hickey. Here he's holding the AR-15 that he allegedly accidentally fired into the back of Kennedy's skull (when vehicle lurched forward, causing Hickey's finger to pull the trigger) with a frangible round that exited out the right top/front of Kennedy's skull.

I agree with this theory. It sure seems as though the deadly head shot exited out the top/front of Kennedy's head and that an 'exploding' bullet was used, unlike the type of ammo Oswald used which was found to be intact and barely damaged.

This head shot lines up perfectly as Kennedy's head is bowed down after have already been shot through the neck by Oswald. At least 11 people on the ground testified to smelling gun smoke at street level after Kennedy was hit. Oswald was 6 stories up and over 250 ft. BEHIND these vehicles. Do the math.

14 posted on 11/22/2013 4:25:35 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: B4Ranch
I was in Dallas in 2009. I have combined a few of my pics with that from yesteryear to show how little change has come to Dealey Plaza.


15 posted on 11/22/2013 4:27:17 PM PST by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

My God! It’s so clear! How could I not see it before?


16 posted on 11/22/2013 4:27:38 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: B4Ranch

So who was up on the grassy knoll??


17 posted on 11/22/2013 4:30:39 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: research99

“Forward motion of the car would cause airflow to move from front to back and capture expended matter with it.”
5mph? Yea, right. High volume of airflow at 5 MILES PER HOUR!
Haa haa, that’s funny, I don’t care who you are!


18 posted on 11/22/2013 4:30:42 PM PST by 9422WMR (: " Tolerance is the virtue of a man who has no convictions".)
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To: fso301

Weird comment that I have never heard before and yet has popped up 20 times in the last week,,,
that Oswald was a commie

Oswald was a PATSY


19 posted on 11/22/2013 4:34:58 PM PST by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: fso301

the author of this article served in the Reagan administration ...


20 posted on 11/22/2013 4:35:03 PM PST by campaignPete R-CT (WWIP? Who would Impy pick?)
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To: Big Red Badger

Holy sweet mother of God! You don’t know that Oswald was a commie and WENT TO LIVE IN RUSSIA AND HAD A RUSSIAN WIFE AND A RUSSIAN JOB, WHILE LIVING IN RUSSIA WITH COMMUNIST RUSSIANS?


21 posted on 11/22/2013 4:43:34 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: B4Ranch

What is really one of the great ironies of history is that, without voter fraud, Kennedy would not have been president. Had he kept himself in shape, avoided a heart attack or cancer, and not contracted a deadly STD, he could possibly still be alive today at the ripe old age of 96.


22 posted on 11/22/2013 4:45:07 PM PST by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: B4Ranch
"To briefly review, the facts are conclusive that JFK was on terrible terms with the CIA and the Joint Chiefs."

I would assume that's true with the CIA; however, both JFK and RFK were very close with Gen. Max Taylor, who was CJCS from 62 to 64. RFK named one of his sons Matthew Maxwell Taylor Kennedy. Families tend to not name children after people they're on "bad terms" with.

24 posted on 11/22/2013 4:48:09 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Michael.SF.

The CIA, KGB, and Harper Valley PTA made sure it did not get published.


25 posted on 11/22/2013 4:52:18 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: doug from upland
"What is really one of the great ironies of history is that, without voter fraud, Kennedy would not have been president. Had he kept himself in shape, avoided a heart attack or cancer, and not contracted a deadly STD, he could possibly still be alive today at the ripe old age of 96."

If you want the truth, you must see Bubba Ho-tep.

26 posted on 11/22/2013 4:56:07 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: B4Ranch

JFK Assassination:

More navel gazing by a mostly lefty aging baby boomer media.

Quite frankly, I really DO NOT want to hear about the coming 50 year anniversary’s of other baby boomer events like Beatlemania, Woodstock and Vietnam war protests.

Baby Boomers time in the spotlight has been way too long....


27 posted on 11/22/2013 4:59:37 PM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: B4Ranch

As someone said: a mid century Anthony Weiner at best.


28 posted on 11/22/2013 4:59:59 PM PST by Palio di Siena
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To: Le Chien Rouge

Very well said....


29 posted on 11/22/2013 5:10:29 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: B4Ranch

Yawn.
Will Rogers is dead too.
Also Winston Churchill.


30 posted on 11/22/2013 5:19:25 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I read that, years ago, and it made absolute sense.


31 posted on 11/22/2013 5:24:18 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: 1rudeboy

bttt


32 posted on 11/22/2013 5:25:20 PM PST by advertising guy ( if your cell phone is in the front pocket....it wasn't a butt dial..............just sayin)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I’ve never seen that pic before, but your story makes more sense than all of the 50 years of BS that has been laid on us. I don’t believe that Kennedy was shot by Oswald with a crapass Italian military surplus bolt action rifle. I have one of the same Carcano rifles and there is no way to do that shot.


33 posted on 11/22/2013 5:34:32 PM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Aliska
there is a way for you to KNOW the truth about JFK. You probably won't believe me, but let me explain very simply how you PROVE what happened.

There are TWO WAYS to determine the timing of the shots that were fired that day.

1. Nearly everyone on Earth believes method #1 to be valid and not altered

2. Method #2 was viciously attacked by the US government after experts said it looked valid. But instead of doing another experiment which would have PROVEN what happened, the US government said they ran out of money and shut the investigation down.

So you have TWO methods. Anyone with an IQ approaching room temperature should understand that if the time between shots is the same in BOTH, then that means they are BOTH likely valid.

I wrote a book to show that the time between shots is the same which means several things:

1. A conspiracy killed JFK

2. It wasn't a couple of bubbas, it took real power in the US government to fix the investigations to keep the truth hidden

You don't have to read the book, I wrote it to document that there is a way to show what happened. It's a bit complicated for most, you can't just look at Vince Bugliosi's book RECLAIMING HISTORY and figure it out. You have to understand and correct the honest errors that were made and identify the forged evidence. But there is an easier way: Do not use ANYTHING THE US Government provided as evidence. Use only evidence the US government could not have forged, then you can easily solve the biggest murder mystery in history.

Solving the biggest mystery in history

Over a thousand books are looking for a consistent story but they can't find it because they will not consider that the conspiracy that killed JFK was from high in the US government. The US government even today will tell any lie to hide the truth.

34 posted on 11/22/2013 5:39:06 PM PST by politicianslie (Our first Muslim President laughs at you. Are you waiting for NBC to tell you who he is?)
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To: Big Red Badger
"Oswald was a PATSY"

And JFK's killing led to . . . ultimately . . . Obama. So why is the left so pissed off? We've finally caught up with our delayed rendezvous with socialism. And if you think Oswald was a patsy, why are you on FR?
35 posted on 11/22/2013 5:55:40 PM PST by Steve_Seattle
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To: politicianslie
"Over a thousand books are looking for a consistent story but they can't find it because they will not consider that the conspiracy that killed JFK was from high in the US government. "

What planet are you from? Many of the theories - including that proposed by the movie "JFK" - suggest that the conspiracy originated in the government.
36 posted on 11/22/2013 5:58:43 PM PST by Steve_Seattle
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To: Le Chien Rouge

I agree. When I see these JFK conspiracy theories on public access TV, I think, “Get a life, bozos.”


37 posted on 11/22/2013 6:00:27 PM PST by Steve_Seattle
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Intact and barely damaged isn’t true. The pic in common circulation shows the bullet in profile and from that angle it looks almost pristine. But seen from the end the bullet is flattened to the point where the lead core is starting to extrude from the outer jacket. It took a lot of force to flatten it like that.

As for an exploding bullet...the energy of a fast moving round can make things explode without the round itself needing to explode.


38 posted on 11/22/2013 6:11:25 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: 1rudeboy

I used to think he had Mad Cow, now I’m thinking maybe Tertiary Syphilis.


39 posted on 11/22/2013 6:18:11 PM PST by Toddsterpatriot (Science is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: bigbob
Makes Sense?

there is a way to PROVE what happened during the shooting. Many have tried this method but they have not corrected a few honest mistakes nor have they identified and removed the lies made to hide the truth. IF you were going to investigate the possibility that the US government was involved, would you use ANY of the evidence the conspirators in the government provided? Of course not but that is a fundamental mistake all of the authors make.

Once you know when Connally was shot in the back, you can know WHO was behind the murder with just a bit more work. It really is much easier than you'll believe until you prove it to yourself that the truth can be known. Don't take my word for anything, verify what you see and it will become clearer how easy it is to lie to Americans.

PROVING what happened during the shooting

40 posted on 11/22/2013 6:18:40 PM PST by politicianslie (Our first Muslim President laughs at you. Are you waiting for NBC to tell you who he is?)
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To: Toddsterpatriot
I am not going to write about the assassination to the extent that the massive information permits. Those who want to know already know. Those who cannot face the music will never be able to confront the facts regardless of what I or anyone else writes or reveals.

In other words, "I have no facts, just my opinion . . . that trumps them all."

41 posted on 11/22/2013 6:20:18 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: B4Ranch
Wait, what? Kennedy shot? You mean the President?
No way, man - are you serious?
42 posted on 11/22/2013 6:21:37 PM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Could have been but I wonder about that AR-15’s round that was fired....where did the spent shell casing eject to? Did anyone pick it up? Did any of the 11 witnesses smelling gun smoke see any kind of muzzle blast/flash from the AR-15 when it was fired? Then there are the now well known and researched failed/foiled motorcade JFK assassination plots in Chicago on 11/2/63 or Tampa Florida on 11/18/63. (nobody speaks much of those 2 for some reason). Neither one of those 2 obviously made it to the shooting stage as they were disrupted ahead of time but No. 3, Dallas on 11/22/63 of course, ‘worked’. Who knows if the truth will ever come out.


43 posted on 11/22/2013 6:31:37 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: B4Ranch; a fool in paradise
Ruby!
44 posted on 11/22/2013 6:35:11 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Steve_Seattle
I am from Earth. The comment means that even those who believe the US government was involved use evidence provided by the US government to attempt to determine "TRUTH."

For example, Oliver Stone in "JFK" used the Zapruder film and autopsy photos provided by the government, sometimes without question. To solve the case, you have to use information the US government could not have forged. (I do use some of their information to solve the mystery BUT it is information the scoundrels did not change, they didn't know they needed to back in 1964).

So how do you solve the shooting mystery? This video shows how. For anyone to believe that there is a way to prove anything, you have to verify it yourself. For what I show, that should take less than an hour for a reasonably intelligent person. Then if you look at probabilities involved with this information, it goes from unbelievable to oh my gosh very quickly.

A way to PROVE what happened during the shooting

45 posted on 11/22/2013 6:39:24 PM PST by politicianslie (Our first Muslim President laughs at you. Are you waiting for NBC to tell you who he is?)
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To: politicianslie
Well, it is complicated so I will have to go over it some more.

If your hypothesis is true, who fired the second shot that hit JFK? It's a wonder they never hit Jackie. She was the true heroine that day even though she was obviously acting on instinct.

Disgusting that she had to stand next to LBJ. Who can ever forget that blood-soaked pink dress? I don't know why she didn't change her clothes.

I don't know. Now there are things that can't be talked about so maybe that's why there are holes in the official story.

46 posted on 11/22/2013 6:47:00 PM PST by Aliska
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To: B4Ranch

Please! Give us another article reviewing the JFK death. Another made-for-tv special, another book, another panel discussion....more and more and more until we all drown.


47 posted on 11/22/2013 6:50:44 PM PST by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: Steve_Seattle

read a book people or two.
I refuse to join You’re Group Think.


48 posted on 11/22/2013 10:02:54 PM PST by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Oswald was against Cuba Before he was For it as well.


49 posted on 11/22/2013 10:05:22 PM PST by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

he was a Marine as well

you got two brains,,,
put them together and make an a$$ of You’re self.


50 posted on 11/22/2013 10:10:07 PM PST by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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