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Journalist Michael Hastings' Body Cremated by Authorities Against Family's Wishes (Video)
Opposing Views ^ | 07/17/2013 | By Michael Allen

Posted on 07/19/2013 7:30:03 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd

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.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; US: California
KEYWORDS: hastings; losangeles; michaelhastings
No.... Nothing funny or suspicious going on here. We should all just continue to ignore the rumours regarding the mysterious car crash.

And as far as having the family do an independent autopsy? Here are his ashes. Good Luck with that.

1 posted on 07/19/2013 7:30:03 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

OK....we are REALLY into X Files territory on this one now.


2 posted on 07/19/2013 7:31:11 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Responsibility2nd

Just like the guy who did Breitbarts autopsy....


3 posted on 07/19/2013 7:31:11 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Responsibility2nd

My guess: He was dead before he was put into the car, which was rigged to explode and burn, and destroy the evidence of his prior death. The big question: who dunnit, and why? Was he “interrogated” first? Did he put up too much of a struggle, and they had to mark him up? His fiery “exploding car” ending just stinks to high heaven.


4 posted on 07/19/2013 7:32:39 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I am not a conspiracy guy in the slightest, but it is becoming obvious that this was no accident. ‘errant cremation’ is not a coincidence, given the situation. If this was just a routine accident, the family would have gotten things done as requested. Yes, mistakes happen, but that’s outside the realm of ‘mistakes’.


5 posted on 07/19/2013 7:32:49 AM PDT by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: Responsibility2nd

In California the body of the deceased isn’t given into the custody of the family?? How can this be? - by what authority?


6 posted on 07/19/2013 7:33:39 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

And this has nothing to do with which party is in charge of the government. It’s simply the government.


7 posted on 07/19/2013 7:33:51 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (If you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

This sounds more and more like the Clinton years. No wonder Hillary is nostalgic.


8 posted on 07/19/2013 7:34:52 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Responsibility2nd

This is very interesting. If I was a family member I would be raising hades.


9 posted on 07/19/2013 7:35:37 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

The parties involved will be able to smooth that over with a few million in taxpayer money...


10 posted on 07/19/2013 7:37:49 AM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I thought his body was cremated by his car...


11 posted on 07/19/2013 7:38:05 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: ConservativeMan55

The guy who did Breitbart’s autopsy was cremated against his family’s wishes?


12 posted on 07/19/2013 7:39:00 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

those lousy criminal son of a bit8hes


13 posted on 07/19/2013 7:39:00 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Rusty0604

I’m sure the administration will not rest until they get to the bottom of this.


14 posted on 07/19/2013 7:40:17 AM PDT by YourAdHere (Justice Served.)
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To: WayneS

Yes if my memory serves me correct.

He died and his remains cremated. Was very fishy.


15 posted on 07/19/2013 7:40:21 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: WayneS

the guy who did Breitbart’s autopsy died of a sudden unexplained case of massive arsenic poisoning

OJ is helping the police to track the real killer


16 posted on 07/19/2013 7:42:47 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: YourAdHere

I’m sure the administration will not rest until they get to the bottom of this.

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The administration just resolved this. They just issued a statement....

It’s Bush’s Fault.

(carry on comrade. and rest assured amerika does not execute its political enemies)


17 posted on 07/19/2013 7:44:45 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

bump


18 posted on 07/19/2013 7:51:30 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Rusty0604
If I was a family member I would be raising hades.

Would you really? A family member was just killed, pretty sure by the gov't, and someone went through the trouble to cremate the body before you got it back and no one in the country seems to care. Don't know what I'd do

19 posted on 07/19/2013 7:51:35 AM PDT by Kenny (<p)
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To: maggief; hoosiermama; penelopesire

Heads up, I am going to get this article over to some other s who can run with it. I am now convinced that this was no accident.


20 posted on 07/19/2013 7:52:12 AM PDT by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: WayneS
"I thought his body was cremated by his car..."

Pretty perceptive, aren't you..LOL!

21 posted on 07/19/2013 7:57:00 AM PDT by sonofagun (Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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To: elpadre

In California the body of the deceased isn’t given into the custody of the family?? How can this be? - by what authority?
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That’s what I am wondering. What the heck?!


22 posted on 07/19/2013 8:00:45 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Responsibility2nd

How many head scratches does it take before donning the tin foil?


23 posted on 07/19/2013 8:02:11 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Yeah, but whats Kim Kardashian been up to lately?


24 posted on 07/19/2013 8:02:30 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Responsibility2nd

Someone says they “want to off the radar for a while,” then there is a “mysterious” accident, in which information about the scene is suppressed, including cremation which, if done thoroughly enough will obliterate even DNA that could be used for confirmation.

Is it possible he had people help him fake his own death, and is now still alive somewhere, but very much “off the radar’?


25 posted on 07/19/2013 8:03:10 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I’m just saying there had better not be another funny business regarding journalists like Hastings or Breitbart.

“Enemy action”, indeed.


26 posted on 07/19/2013 8:04:05 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: sonofagun; WayneS

If the car cremated his body , how was the FBI able to identify him from his finger prints?


27 posted on 07/19/2013 8:04:31 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: crosslink

Great! Keep us posted!


28 posted on 07/19/2013 8:06:38 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: elpadre

In California the body of the deceased isn’t given into the custody of the family?? How can this be? - by what authority?


They ARE the authorities, so they can do what they damn well please.

I wonder what excuse they will use. Maybe they will say he was carrying an exotic disease, and the only way to prevent it from spreading was to burn the body.


29 posted on 07/19/2013 8:08:07 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: hoosiermama; WayneS
"If the car cremated his body , how was the FBI able to identify him from his finger prints?

I didn't know that, but one news report described his car as "incinerated, including his body".

30 posted on 07/19/2013 8:08:40 AM PDT by sonofagun (Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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To: Kenny

No one in the country seems to care because no one knows about the strange circumstances, in my opinion.


31 posted on 07/19/2013 8:09:43 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: YourAdHere

I’m sure the administration will not rest until they get to the bottom of this.


Even if it means The One will have to search every golf course in the country.


32 posted on 07/19/2013 8:10:01 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

bttt


33 posted on 07/19/2013 8:14:28 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Rusty0604

and what would that do? This government is out of control. It can’t be managed, modified or reigned in. There is only one course of action that can solve the problem.

When one thing is taken away something else must replace it though or bad things will fill the vacuum. What then would replace this government? A return to the basics of the Constitution and Bill of Rights unpolluted and unfettered by masses of complicated regulations and tacked on laws.


34 posted on 07/19/2013 8:16:52 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: Sequoyah101

I agree with you completely. But one person not speaking out about a personal injustice “because it wouldn’t do any good” isn’t going to hurt. If you have a real solution or plan of action to get rid of this out of control gov’t I would be more than happy to do all I can to help.


35 posted on 07/19/2013 8:33:33 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Travis McGee

For whatever reason it must have been REALLY important to the powers that be. The FBI arriving at the crash scene is very unusual. What next... the car going to be crushed and recycled.


36 posted on 07/19/2013 8:34:44 AM PDT by Orange1998
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To: YourAdHere

Well when you know that you are responsible it is easy to get to the bottom of it.


37 posted on 07/19/2013 9:18:50 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I would not want to be that un-named attorney.


38 posted on 07/19/2013 9:31:22 AM PDT by diamond6 (Behold this Heart which has so loved men!" Jesus to St. Margaret Mary)
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To: Orange1998

Exactly. The car has already gone to the smelter.


39 posted on 07/19/2013 9:51:31 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

First I heard that, Unbelievable.

I can only think Obama is stirring up the T. Martin case to deflect attention.


40 posted on 07/19/2013 1:54:20 PM PDT by Orange1998
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To: Responsibility2nd

Straight forward action. Was the family billed for the accident clean-up and cremation?


41 posted on 07/19/2013 2:27:27 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: Responsibility2nd

BTTT


42 posted on 07/19/2013 5:32:07 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: WayneS

A witness said the lower half of his body was not burned.


43 posted on 07/22/2013 3:42:43 AM PDT by billybudd
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To: Responsibility2nd; All

44 posted on 07/30/2013 11:48:07 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Travis McGee
"My guess: He was dead before he was put into the car, which was rigged to explode and burn, and destroy the evidence of his prior death."

Your theory is making lots of sense to me.

I didn't think of them killing him first, then putting him in the car.

This "sort of" fits the M.O. of Obama's 3 gay Trinity-Church-Choir lovers being shot inside their homes.

Those 3 were shot and left on their floors, but doing that to Hastings was too high-profile, since Obamatollah is President, and Hastings is printing high-profile stories.

LA Coroner technician, Michael Cormier, dropped dead of arsenic poisoning the same day his office released the Breitbart autopsy report. That got me thinking when I read that 2 cops (unmarked car) got ambushed at 4AM returning to their Police Station ON THE SAME STREET where Hastings crashed.

If he was alive, I think he was driving either to the AIRPORT (to catch early 6am/7am flight and 'go off the radar'), or driving to the POLICE STATION farther along Highland (to meet cops in a panic after spotting Obama's thugs from Agency XYZ tailing him). See map below.

See my threads:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3048363/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3048090/posts


45 posted on 07/31/2013 12:05:52 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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