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[When KKK was like al-Qaeda] MLK's assassin shot him dead to collect 62,000 bounty from KKK
Daily Mail ^ | 11 April 2012

Posted on 04/24/2012 8:58:57 AM PDT by Milagros

Martin Luther King's assassin shot him dead to collect £62,000 bounty from Ku Klux Klan, new book claims By Daniel Bates PUBLISHED: 11:21 EST, 11 April 2012 | UPDATED: 03:42 EST, 12 April 2012 Martin Luther King was shot dead because a £62,000 bounty had been placed on his head by the Ku Klux Klan, according to a new book. Assassin James Earl Ray was in jail when he is said to have heard on the prison grapevine that the racist group would pay out to anyone who ended the life of the black U.S. civil rights leader. The book’s authors say the KKK in the 1960s functioned like an Al Qaeda-style organisation raising money to fight a ‘holy war’ against black people.

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KEYWORDS: holywar; kkk; mlk
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1 posted on 04/24/2012 8:59:11 AM PDT by Milagros
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To: Milagros

MLK was a communist, womanizing fraud.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IShbhepwieA


2 posted on 04/24/2012 9:05:34 AM PDT by MARKUSPRIME
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To: Milagros

Alternate title:

When the KKK was like the New Black Panthers


3 posted on 04/24/2012 9:08:09 AM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Alternate title: The Democrats killed MLK.


4 posted on 04/24/2012 9:18:16 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: MARKUSPRIME
MLK was a communist, womanizing fraud.

Yeppers, good way to make a hero out of James Earl Ray.

5 posted on 04/24/2012 9:20:20 AM PDT by celmak
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To: celmak

Never said James earl was a hero. I said MLK was a fraud now if you wanna do research on it and debate it OK, but if you are just going to scream with kneejerk racism without knowing the facts then just STFU.


6 posted on 04/24/2012 9:22:17 AM PDT by MARKUSPRIME
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To: Milagros

The KKK formed by the DemoKKKrats who started 2nd Amendment unconstitutional infringement so blacks couldn’t defend themselves which BTW they’ve also done to George Zimmerman despite massive death threats against him and depite the fact that the evidence points to him acting in self defense against Trayvon Martin. BTW isn’t it curious that our POTUS seems to have shown more support for 911 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed than George Zimmerman? Him and Holder demanding KSM get a fair trial under the constitution yet nothing like that was said for him.


7 posted on 04/24/2012 9:22:58 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (From the dough tree we get donuts.)
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To: MARKUSPRIME
Hmmmm, I also did not see any reference to the KKK being largely, if not totally, DEMOCRAT. Only a light reference to union funds contributing to the bounty on MLK.

More journalistic crapola.

8 posted on 04/24/2012 9:23:55 AM PDT by Tahoe3002
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To: Milagros

Hmmmmm, KKK...didn’t we have a fat, crooked, sleazy democrat senator (is there any other type?) that was a Grand Klegal or whatever in that racist group?

Was not this fat, croooked sleazy democrat senator honored and revered by liberals?

And - thankfully, is not this fat, crooked sleazy demoncrat senator now at room temp (and sharing a hot cell with dead Ted)?

And which party is the party of racists?


9 posted on 04/24/2012 9:24:47 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: MARKUSPRIME

“MLK was a communist, womanizing fraud.”

Michael King Jr even more so.


10 posted on 04/24/2012 9:29:57 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

KKK vs New Black Panthers
Both wear hoods
Both promote racial hatread
Both issue bounties on people they don’t like.
Do Both have union backing?


11 posted on 04/24/2012 9:34:39 AM PDT by hoosiermama
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We wouldn’t want any accurate details from a journalist would we?

$100,000 was only about 42,000 Pounds in 1968 because the exchange rate was 2.4:1

You think that a story like this could at least use the correct historical perspective...:^)


12 posted on 04/24/2012 9:41:05 AM PDT by az_gila
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To: MARKUSPRIME

Last time I said that I got pummeled.

Stand your ground.


13 posted on 04/24/2012 9:46:33 AM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: PetroniusMaximus

Yup sick of political correctness. The truth will always survive.


14 posted on 04/24/2012 9:49:57 AM PDT by MARKUSPRIME
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To: MARKUSPRIME

And, in my opinion, one of the biggest frauds ever pulled over on the American people.


15 posted on 04/24/2012 9:51:28 AM PDT by 383rr (Those who choose security over liberty deserve neither; GUN CONTROL= SLAVERY)
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To: Milagros

And the worst part of King’s assassination was that, RacePimp and extortionist extraordinarie, Jesse Jackson, has been able to make a lucrative and highly destructive career out of the simple fact that he happned to be standing on the balcony with MLK, that evening.


16 posted on 04/24/2012 9:52:05 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: MARKUSPRIME
STFU?

You can scream like a f*gget all you want on flimsy evidence about MLK. By what from what you state, you make JER a hero so you STFU.

17 posted on 04/24/2012 9:54:26 AM PDT by celmak
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To: celmak

Wow you sound like a libtard. The facts were presented rebut them or scream racism. Oh wait you already did play the race card. Sorry bro its maxed out with Obama the black panthers and all.


18 posted on 04/24/2012 9:57:27 AM PDT by MARKUSPRIME
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To: Milagros

The King family doesn’t believe JER killed MLK Jr., so what’s up with this story?


19 posted on 04/24/2012 10:36:36 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: MARKUSPRIME

As far as what he believed, it seems King was an evangelical Christian which would at least partly contradict your assertion.

Although we are all frauds and sinners, each one of us.

After a cursory glance at King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” I can’t find anything which contradicts conservative Christian principles—in fact, he says things that show he agreed with the most important ones.

For example:

“An unjust law is a human law that is not rooted in eternal and natural law.”


20 posted on 04/24/2012 11:17:33 AM PDT by reasonisfaith (Why do you seek the living among the dead? (Luke 24:5))
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