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Did the Tea Party Kill JFK?
Politico Magazine ^ | November 20, 2013 | Rich Lowry

Posted on 11/21/2013 2:08:13 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

For all these years, they’ve hidden the truth about the Kennedy assassination.

It didn’t require a conspiracy. It just took repeating a falsehood until it was accepted as conventional wisdom. The myth about the Kennedy assassination is that President John F. Kennedy, at great personal risk, traveled to Dallas a.k.a. the City of Hate, and was somehow murdered by an atmosphere of intolerance. The truth is that he was shot by a communist.

As James Piereson writes in his brilliant book Camelot and the Cultural Revolution, liberals had the choice after the assassination to make Kennedy a martyr to civil rights or admit that he was a casualty of the Cold War. They found the notion of Kennedy dying for racial progress much more congenial and useful, even though it depended on a rank distortion.

The misdirection, as Piereson points out, began in the immediate aftermath of Lee Harvey Oswald’s act of murder. A New York Times headline intoned, “Why America Weeps: Kennedy Victim of Violent Streak He Sought to Curb in the Nation.” Earl Warren, the chief justice of the Supreme Court, blamed “the hatred and bitterness that has been injected into the life of our nation by bigots.”(continued)

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: assassination; communists; dallas; jfk; kennedy; msm; teaparty; texas
So Dallas was Palin-ized?
1 posted on 11/21/2013 2:08:13 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m suggesting that Earl Warren, the chief justice of the Supreme Court was a bigot.


2 posted on 11/21/2013 2:10:07 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“....when after all, it was you and me.”


3 posted on 11/21/2013 2:11:30 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We have another couple of days of attempts to revise history, particularly by libtards who have penned crappy books.


4 posted on 11/21/2013 2:12:20 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m sure I heard on the news and from my parents that Lee Harvey Oswald was a communist who had recently come back from Russia...


5 posted on 11/21/2013 2:18:08 PM PST by Texan5 (" You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dallas, Public and Private: Aspects of an American City by Warren Leslie (New York: Grossman, 1964)--an early effort to "Palin-ize" Dallas.


Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis (New York: Twelve, 2013)--the latest effort to "Palin-ize" Dallas.

6 posted on 11/21/2013 2:19:30 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The other night, there was a “documentary” on PBS hosted by the Hollywood lib George Clooney.

It was called “Secrets of the Dead: The JFK Assassination.”

The show started with an aerial view of the Dallas area as it looked fifty years ago, with Clooney talking about segregation in Dallas and how many residents were angry with JFK for being too soft with the Russians.

No mention, of course, of Oswald being an avowed Marxist.

Another documentary on public television the other night went into great detail about Oswald and his fascination with socialism/communism, his life in Russia, etc. This two-hour program was far more accurate about Oswald and his belief system. It’s called, “Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?”


7 posted on 11/21/2013 2:22:59 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (The Second Amendment makes all the other amendments possible)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

of course, the Tea Party shot Lincoln too.

Tea party bombed Pearl harbor with the help of the Japanese.

It’s also a working theory that the Tea party was a party to the mass extinction of the dinosaurs.


8 posted on 11/21/2013 2:23:52 PM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bush’s fault.


9 posted on 11/21/2013 2:28:08 PM PST by LaybackLenny (Sarah Palin - Last Man Standing (Ironic, ain't it?))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bookmarked.


10 posted on 11/21/2013 2:39:30 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: Paladin2

But...but...but...Earl Warren was a Republican so he must have been a great guy? Right? /s

The reality is that some of the most destructive decisions were handed down during the reign of Warren.

11 posted on 11/21/2013 2:42:01 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, they tried to blame Texas, but Oswald was a Lucy-Anna native and only spent a few years of his life in Texas. Maybe we should start calling New Orleans the “City of Hate”?


12 posted on 11/21/2013 2:45:12 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Two things no one in the news ever mention.

One, JFK was a life member of the NRA.

Two, Oswald was a communist.


13 posted on 11/21/2013 2:52:36 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Boogieman; dfwgator
Actually many of Oswald's opinions (such as they were) were shaped over in Minsk. He lived a number of places while growing up and went to a dozen different schools, from New York to Dallas to Irving to Fort Worth and New Orleans before dropping out in the ninth grade. I'm not a conspiracy nut and thus I've concluded that this mixed-up Marxist acted alone in the assassination.

Off topic a bit, I do get a kick out of the title of a column in a weekly tabloid here in our town.

...which leads, of course, to this classic:

And for Dallas residents there's always Mayor Pro-Tem Dwaine Caraway honoring Oswald's contributions with a celebratory Key to the City ($1 to the Unticket):


14 posted on 11/21/2013 3:09:02 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: re_nortex

LOL at the Caraway pic, what a character he is.


15 posted on 11/21/2013 3:11:30 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp.)
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To: re_nortex

so wrong. lol


16 posted on 11/21/2013 3:11:36 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

Thanks...and I’m sorry that I forgot to ping you since I knew you’d get a kick of the pictures. Glad you came across them anyway!


17 posted on 11/21/2013 3:14:55 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: re_nortex

The award ceremony pic looks pretty convincing


18 posted on 11/21/2013 3:15:45 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: re_nortex

Not only was Earl Warren a republican, so was Arlan Specter who served on the Warren Commission.


19 posted on 11/21/2013 3:16:20 PM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: dfwgator
But wait...there's more from Gordo of our dear Dwaine:

For those not from here, it all traces back to when ol' Dwaine really (no kidding) presented an honorary key to our fair town to dog killer Michael Vick.

20 posted on 11/21/2013 3:21:38 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: re_nortex

I was listening this morning, Gordo seems to know everything there is to know about Lee Harvey Oswald.


21 posted on 11/21/2013 3:25:00 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why don’t we blame DC for killing Lincoln and Garfield? Or why not blame Buffalo for killing McKinley? Don’t forget evil LA, they killed RFK. Didn’t DC attempt to kill Reagan and Clinton? Heck, maybe the media needs to examine the hate in DC?


22 posted on 11/21/2013 3:30:00 PM PST by Kandy Atz ("Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want for bread.")
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To: yarddog

Three, that in a private letter to the vice-president, Ronald Reagan labeled JFK a Marxist, and asked to be allowed to campaign for Nixon, Reagan also said that he was switching parties.

Ronald Reagan-—””One last thought,— shouldn’t some one tag Mr. Kennedy’s bold new imaginative program with it’s proper age? Under the tousled boyish hair cut it is still old Karl Marx—first launched a century ago. There is nothing new in the idea of a Govt. being Big Brother to us all. Hitler called his “State Socialism” and way before him it was “benevolent monarchy.”””


23 posted on 11/21/2013 3:31:01 PM PST by ansel12 ( Democrats-"a party that since antebellum times has been bent on the dishonoring of humanity.)
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To: billhilly

Arlen Specter was not much of a republican, and the Earl Warren Court was known as the “libertarian” court although very republican.

Specter was a Democrat from 1951 to 1965, then a Republican from 1965 until 2009, when he switched back to the Democratic Party.


24 posted on 11/21/2013 3:33:50 PM PST by ansel12 ( Democrats-"a party that since antebellum times has been bent on the dishonoring of humanity.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is is uncanny how true this article is. The only thing missing (and it is barely missing) is connecting W Bush to it.


25 posted on 11/21/2013 3:42:26 PM PST by pfflier
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To: pfflier

If it were left up to the demodummies, they would blame the Tea Party or Bush.


26 posted on 11/21/2013 3:48:59 PM PST by DaveA37
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To: 2ndDivisionVet


"Although our BullS#!t or Not team was intrigued by the idea that an actual city or a political group from the future assassinated a sitting President, undiscovered evidence actually points to a zombiefied Marilyn Monroe as the true culprit in the JFK tragedy."


27 posted on 11/21/2013 4:10:30 PM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: re_nortex
The reality is that some of the most destructive decisions were handed down during the reign of Warren.

Eh, I think the worst of the opinions came down during the Burger court.

28 posted on 11/21/2013 4:35:03 PM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Dallas at the time was (among other places) the home of the Southern Democrats.

Let them speak for their own lame history.

29 posted on 11/21/2013 4:55:15 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

Traitor Roberts is in the running.


30 posted on 11/21/2013 4:55:52 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2
Dallas County voted 62% for Richard Nixon in the 1960 election:

1960 Presidential General Election Results - Texas:

Similarly, although it's hard to fathom today, the Dallas Morning News was staunchly Conservative, Patriotic, anti-Klan and opposed the UN under the brave leadership of publisher Ted Dealey who fearlessly told Kennedy, to his face, in 1961:

The general opinion of the grassroots thinking in this country is that you and your administration are weak sisters. If we stand firm, there will be no war. The Russians will back down. We need a man on horseback to lead this nation, and many people in Texas and the Southwest think that you are riding Caroline’s tricycle.

In those days, the Times-Herald was the leftist organ favoring JFK/LBJ whereas the News took a pro-American, pro-liberty, anti-communist stance. Dealey's paper was strongly opposed to the tyranny of labor unions.

31 posted on 11/21/2013 5:21:15 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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