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Article about Hastings death (reporter in exploded car crash in L.A.)
http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/transportation/cars/journalist-michael-hastings-body-cremated-authorities-against-familys ^

Posted on 07/17/2013 5:13:21 PM PDT by flowergirl

http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/transportation/cars/journalist-michael-hastings-body-cremated-authorities-against-familys


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: breitbart; bushknew; conspiracytheory; crash; democrats; hastings; media; nsa; obama; rollingstoned; sourcetitlenoturl; trufers; tyranny
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1 posted on 07/17/2013 5:13:21 PM PDT by flowergirl
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To: flowergirl

Content of the article:

Journalist Michael Hastings’ body was reportedly cremated by Los Angeles authorities against his family’s wishes, destroying possible evidence of his mysterious death in a car accident on June 18.

Hastings was killed when his Mercedes crashed into a tree at a high speed and exploded.

Only hours earlier, Hastings sent an email to friends at Buzzfeed.com stating that he was “onto a big story” and had “to go off the radar for a bit.” He also warned his colleagues that they might be questioned about him by authorities.

“A close family friend did confirm that Michael’s body was sent home in an urn, meaning he was cremated and it wasn’t the request of the family... in fact the family wanted Michael’s body to go home,” stated San Diego 6 reporter Kimberly Dvorak on Sunday (video below).

According to Dvorak, Hastings spoke with an unidentified attorney before his death who has all the details about the story Hastings was working on when he died.

Hastings had not told his wife about the story “because he said he wanted to protect her from knowing anything so if anything were to happen to him nothing could happen to her,” said Dvorak.

“Despite the LAPD’s categorization of the Hasting fatal accident as a ‘no [evidence of] foul play,’ LAPD continues to ignore FOIA [CPRA in Calif.] requests made by San Diego 6 News for the police report, 9/11 call, autopsy, bomb squad and toxicology reports, or make the Mercedes available for inspection which only fuels conjecture,” added Dvorak.

Dvorak also claimed that she has been threatened for investigating Hastings’ death.

For reasons unknown, the LAPD and Los Angeles firefighters were told not to talk to the media about Hastings’ death.

Former White House counter-terrorism expert Richard Clarke stated in June that Hastings’ car crash was “consistent with a car cyber attack,” in which an automobile is actually controlled by a third party electronically.


2 posted on 07/17/2013 5:21:21 PM PDT by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: AZLiberty
"Journalist Michael Hastings’ body was reportedly cremated for the second time..."
3 posted on 07/17/2013 5:23:38 PM PDT by IncPen (When you start talking about what we 'should' have, you've made the case for the Second Amendment)
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To: AZLiberty

thanks for posting the body of the article! I did not know how :(


4 posted on 07/17/2013 5:24:02 PM PDT by flowergirl
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To: IncPen

so glad Hastings told some one about what he was working on before he was killed. Hopefully That person can remain safe and unknown.


5 posted on 07/17/2013 5:26:10 PM PDT by flowergirl
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To: AZLiberty
According to Dvorak, Hastings spoke with an unidentified attorney before his death who has all the details about the story Hastings was working on when he died.

Any dead lawyers pop up recently?

6 posted on 07/17/2013 5:26:32 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: hoosiermama; maggief; MestaMachine

Holy cow check this out -and it seems to be legit reporting.

Can’t remember who else was following this story- trust you will ping them!


7 posted on 07/17/2013 5:26:52 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: flowergirl; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...
This is an outrage!

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don’t add you to the list...

8 posted on 07/17/2013 5:27:19 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: flowergirl; a fool in paradise
I bet they wuz involved!


9 posted on 07/17/2013 5:30:15 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: SE Mom

Something is just not right. Government does NOT have the authority to cremate a private citizens body.
Tin Hat : was it really him ?


10 posted on 07/17/2013 5:34:11 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


11 posted on 07/17/2013 5:34:19 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: All

The Obama Dead Pool file

http://www.nachumlist.com/deadpool.htm


12 posted on 07/17/2013 5:35:19 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: null and void
Dvorak should quit while she's behind.

Who was Hastings actual legal next of kin?

13 posted on 07/17/2013 5:35:39 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: null and void

I love the inference that the City of Los Angeles and its employees, by following standard procedure and not blabbing the details of an ongoing investigation to a moron reporter, are therefore providing dispositive proof of a conspiracy.


14 posted on 07/17/2013 5:39:20 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Nachum
I recall a post by a FReeper who lived in the area of the crash .

Despite denials by the Feds, specifly the FBI , the comment was made that along with emergency personell at the scene ,
were some FBI agents , apparently who just happened to be in the area. ( AT 4:30 AM , in the morning ?..coffee ? )

This case gets curiouser and curiouser ...

First Rule of Survival : NEVER mess with spies , or SPOOKS !!

15 posted on 07/17/2013 5:45:05 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: hoosiermama

Yeah. .I had that tin hat moment too. .but I ended up in Wonderland with Alice!

Still. .it’s just so odd.


16 posted on 07/17/2013 5:49:36 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: leadpencil1

ping


17 posted on 07/17/2013 5:54:05 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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To: Nachum

Interesting, especially the part about telling an attorney. Thanks for the ping.


18 posted on 07/17/2013 5:54:47 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic
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To: Nachum

Wow what list! Lots of work to do that. Great job Nachum!


19 posted on 07/17/2013 5:56:20 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: null and void

The evil has reached critical mass.


20 posted on 07/17/2013 6:02:11 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: Nachum

ping me please


21 posted on 07/17/2013 6:04:27 PM PDT by flowergirl
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To: flowergirl
In the video the reporter following the story Kim Dvorak said that Hastings’ attorney knows about the story he was working on and its probably CIA/NSA or Petraeus.all stuff that could get you assassinated. Kim, a great looking and brave lady, wonders where the rest of the media is on this story and says she is getting new leads almost daily.
Lots of pissed off people.
I have followed this story some,enough to recall that some reported hearing an explosion “before” the car hit a tree,suggesting it blew apart before hitting the tree.Damage also suspect of car hitting tree with entire drive train removed from the car. Mercedes hit the tree due to a really sharp turn,IMHO could be consistent with another whatever controlling the vehicle.
22 posted on 07/17/2013 6:10:39 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: rodguy911

Thanks. :)


23 posted on 07/17/2013 6:13:56 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: rodguy911

By Subject

Obama Attacks the 1st Amendment      Obama and the IRS      The Gunwalker Scandal

Obama vs The 2nd Amendment        Benghazi-Gate       Obama vs. Your Privacy

Obama and Agenda 21       The Obama "Dead Pool"      The Clinton "Dead Pool"

     The Boston Marathon Massacre   Sandy Hook Massacre       Socialists/Communists in the White House    

Obama and Israel - Year 1 ...Year 2 ...Year 3 ... Year 4  ... Year 5

Goldman Sachs personnel in the ObamaWhite House             Obama and the Muslim Brotherhood

Obama records which have not been released                 

 Gays and Lesbians who currently are in the Obama White House           Is Obama Gay?          Obama and Derrick Bell

A List of Obama Czars (in alphabetical order)          The  Solyndra Scandal

Obama Ethics, Year 1           Obama Ethics Year Two           Obama Ethics, Year 3          

   Obama Ethics, Year 4                  Obama Ethics, Year 5        

  Cass Sunstein Olympics        Obama Audio and Video        Michelle Obama's attendants and their salaries

Elena Kagan Mania          Van Jones "Laugh-a-Thon"        Obama and Eric Whitaker

Obama and Egypt             The Berwick Chronicles            Obama Voter Fraud

Obama and TARP        Sestak-Gate        A Brief Time Line of events of Watergate and Monica Lewinsky vs. Gunwalker

     Scanner-Gate        Rosen-Gate       JournOlist/Names      British Petroleum-Gate

Obama VS. The U.S. Military

24 posted on 07/17/2013 6:15:14 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Lancey Howard

that’s probably who sold him out.


25 posted on 07/17/2013 6:18:18 PM PDT by Defiant (In the next rebellion, the rebels will be the ones carrying the American flag.)
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To: Nachum

Wow too much to get into tonight but I bookmarked this entire thread to come back to this stuff thanks again.


26 posted on 07/17/2013 6:21:43 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: wideawake
Dvorak should quit while she's behind.

Good advice. This has gotten very spooky.

27 posted on 07/17/2013 6:24:46 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: flowergirl

” so glad Hastings told some one about what he was working on before he was killed. Hopefully That person can remain safe and unknown. “

You gotta be kidding. There is a reason *they* are capturing ALL communications ~ ~ ~


28 posted on 07/17/2013 6:29:17 PM PDT by PraiseTheLord (have you seen the fema camps, shackle box cars, thousands of guillotines, stacks of coffins ~)
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To: hoosiermama

When my mother-in-law died, her daughter said her mother wanted to be cremated. Her father refused and her brother agreed with the father.
The funeral director told them that state law prevented him being able to cremate anyone unless all the family agreed.


29 posted on 07/17/2013 6:29:30 PM PDT by Jude in WV
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To: Bernard Marx

The only thing that’s “spooky” is how much pure supposition is masquerading around as “facts” or “evidence” - are you really this suggestible? Would you like to buy a bridge?


30 posted on 07/17/2013 6:36:01 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Defiant

My first thought exactly.


31 posted on 07/17/2013 6:36:47 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: flowergirl

An ‘unidentified attorney’ with a hidden U.S. government badge? Probably. This is how they roll, especially when they’re tapping your phones and Email.


32 posted on 07/17/2013 6:39:58 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: flowergirl

Read about this man’s death a couple of years ago. Very similar to the Hastings accident.

http://www.veteranstoday.com/2011/07/23/dutch-demolition-expert-danny-jowenko-dies-in-car-crash/


33 posted on 07/17/2013 6:40:13 PM PDT by Jude in WV
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To: Jude in WV

In CA the next of kin, which would be Hastings’ wife, had full legal authority to decide without consultation with anyone else.


34 posted on 07/17/2013 6:41:07 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: AZLiberty; Revolting cat!
Only hours earlier, Hastings sent an email to friends at Buzzfeed.com stating that he was “onto a big story” and had “to go off the radar for a bit.” He also warned his colleagues that they might be questioned about him by authorities.

The first rule of going off the radar is not to announce that you are going off the radar.


35 posted on 07/17/2013 6:44:14 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: hoosiermama

HTF did we bury a non-citizen TERRORIST after the Boston bombing in a hidden ceremony with government approval?


36 posted on 07/17/2013 6:46:22 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Jude in WV

In some states it’s spouse, parent OR child. But the law is very specific on cremation. Government releases body to next of kin ; they make arrangements.
Either the statement is incorrect or something is terribly wrong


37 posted on 07/17/2013 6:51:19 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: hoosiermama

I suppose you are referring to the Constitution. Hah!


38 posted on 07/17/2013 6:54:33 PM PDT by Orange1998
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To: a fool in paradise

No one “claimed” the body. Buried by gov in a paupers grave ala Mozart
Church’s often own the cemetery and can control who is buried on their hallowed grounds. Find where Boston buries their paupers


39 posted on 07/17/2013 6:59:05 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: null and void

Null and Void - I am surprised that you would find this story amusing. I don’t find it amusing at all. Anyone, patriot or not, who threatens the establishment is at risk. I’m surprised you don’t recognize that.


40 posted on 07/17/2013 7:02:50 PM PDT by ladyjane (For the first time in in a long time I am proud of my country.)
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To: Orange1998

Burial is controlled by state law.


41 posted on 07/17/2013 7:03:58 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: null and void

Chicago style politics goes nationwide


42 posted on 07/17/2013 7:06:51 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: hoosiermama

Boston bomber’s family wanted the body returned to his home country. The country didn’t want him, if I recall.


43 posted on 07/17/2013 7:15:47 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: hoosiermama

Should’ve dumped the body at sea next to Osama F Laden’s stinking corpse.


44 posted on 07/17/2013 7:16:31 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: hoosiermama

if he was trying to stage his own death, he wouldn’t be able to threaten the reporter for investigating

obviously, the ones doing the threatening are govt types.
obviously, the ones that ordered the cremation are govt types.

the only question we need and answer to is... what was he working on? what was the story?

whoever the lawyer is needs to find a way to drop a thumb drive on the reporter. of course, if he’s reading this... do not type up/ video your information while on a computer connected to the Internet. make 10+ copies of that thumb drive... do not put them in the mail or FedEx... walk them to your intended targets the the note that they should not be plugged into any computer attached to the Internet.

when you have information like this, figuring how to get it out is an interesting thought exercise.


45 posted on 07/17/2013 7:42:26 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Defiant

Same thoughts here. The lawyer sold him out. Her’s to someone else knowing what the story was. It wasn’t enough to kill Hastings but to destroy any evidence the body might tell such as gun shot, drugs, etc. Will one of the coroners end up missing, dead or driving a new BMW?


46 posted on 07/17/2013 7:52:29 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: PraiseTheLord

True!! Maybe they took a long walk in a quiet boring place and exchanged only papers in code :)


47 posted on 07/17/2013 7:58:41 PM PDT by flowergirl
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To: bgill

I sure hope fervently that it wasn’t the lawyer that sold hi out...


48 posted on 07/17/2013 8:10:00 PM PDT by flowergirl
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To: ladyjane

Amusement is not the point of the ping list.


49 posted on 07/17/2013 8:16:48 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void

Then what was the point of the image?


50 posted on 07/17/2013 8:26:29 PM PDT by ladyjane (For the first time in in a long time I am proud of my country.)
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