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  • Beyond the smoking gun: The new JFK files fill in 2 holes in the assassination story

    10/22/2017 12:22:45 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 200 replies
    jfkfacts.org ^ | 2017 | Jeff Morley
    I’ve been hearing from news reporters for major news organizations, who ask, “What’s in the new JFK files? Is there a smoking gun?” The answer is no. There is no one piece of evidence in the 113,00 pages of JFK records scheduled to be released by October 26, 2017, that will change people’s minds... But the new JFK files, if released in their entirety, will fill in the two key gaps in the JFK assassination story that have long been obscured by government misconduct, official secrecy, and lazy journalism. Think of the JFK assassination story as an incomplete mosaic. The...
  • Trump will allow release of classified JFK assassination files

    10/21/2017 7:24:25 AM PDT · by markomalley · 114 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/21/17 | Mandy Mayfield
    President Trump said Saturday morning he will allow the release of the classified files related to former President John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963."Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as President, the long blocked and classified JFK FILES to be opened," Trump tweeted. Trump's announcement counters a report that predicted the president was likely going to block the release of some of the documents by the National Archives, which citing pressure from the CIA over possibly harmful national security information being revealed.Still, White House spokesperson Lindsay Walters told Politico Magazine that the Trump administratioin was...
  • JFK assassination: Trump to allow release of classified documents

    10/21/2017 6:22:51 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 73 replies
    President Trump announced on Twitter that he will allow the release of thousands of classified documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy after years of delays. The unexpected move means the trove of never-before-seen documents are set to be released by the National Archives by Oct. 26.
  • I Will Be Allowing, As President, The Long Blocked And Classified JFK FILES To Be Opened.

    10/21/2017 6:53:35 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 88 replies
    President Trump via Twittter ^ | 08/21/17 | Donald J. Trump
    Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as President, the long blocked and classified JFK FILES to be opened. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/921716470140325889
  • Radical-in-Chief

    02/23/2015 8:08:47 AM PST · by Ray76 · 13 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | January 13, 2011 | Stanley Kurtz
    [I begin] with the story of a series of Socialist scholars conferences that Barack Obama attended when he lived in New York City between the years 1983 and 1985. And when I finally reconstructed what had gone on at these Socialist conferences that Barack Obama attended, I truly was amazed because what I saw was a kind of map of Barack Obama’s entire subsequent political career. It was at this Socialist conferences in New York in the mid-’80s that Barack Obama encountered the groups, the strategies, and the mentors who would guide him throughout his entire political career. [T]hese Socialist...
  • Condemning Harvey, Still Clinging to Bill and Teddy

    10/18/2017 11:27:07 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 7 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | October 18, 2017 | George Neumayr
    The gall of the Dems is unmitigated. Amidst the flurry of demands that Harvey Weinstein be extinguished from the liberal memory, Democrats keep turning up at institutions and award ceremonies named after serial exploiters of women. The other day John Kerry took a break from the denunciations of the bloated mogul to pick up an honor from the “Edward Kennedy Institute.” Barack Obama sent his fraternal greetings to the august gathering. Needless to say, memories of Teddy Kennedy’s exploitation of waitresses and campaign volunteers didn’t figure into the high proceedings. Teddy had the seduction techniques of Harvey Weinstein down pat,...
  • Hillary Clinton Leaked Cheating Rumors About Caroline Kennedy, Report Claims

    10/07/2017 1:59:54 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Radar Online ^ | October 6, 2017 | Staff
    Hillary Clinton hatched up a dirty tricks campaign portraying “disloyal” Caroline Kennedy as an adulteress, according to claims in a bombshell new report. The notoriously ruthless former Secretary of State, 69, allegedly decided to take “revenge” on JFK’s daughter after she refused to back her 2008 campaign for the White House and instead endorsed Barack Obama. The plot – reportedly orchestrated by Hillary’s top henchman, Clinton Foundation adviser Sidney Blumenthal – centered on derailing Caroline’s own political ambitions by leaking cheating rumors to the media. “Bill Clinton was always loyal to the Kennedy’s. They were his role models and heroes,”...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Case dismissed! Max Kennedy (RFK son) gets away with a $150 fine after ...

    09/19/2017 2:59:18 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 46 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | September 19, 2017 | Michaela Freda
    Complete Headline: EXCLUSIVE: Case dismissed! Max Kennedy gets away with a $150 fine after 'glassy-eyed' son of RFK was arrested at his out-of-control party at the family's Hyannis Port compound where he barked at police 'You don't know who you're messing with' Matthew 'Max' Kennedy, 52, paid a $150 fine in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on Tuesday The 52-year-old son of late senator Robert F Kennedy had his disorderly conduct charge dismissed with no admission of guilt He had been arrested with his daughter, 23, after a house party on August 20 The father-of-three screamed, threw himself at the wall, and smashed...
  • Congressman Kennedy launches Texas-sized trial balloon

    09/19/2017 6:28:20 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 26 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 9/18 | Peter lucas
    Joe Kennedy may not be running for president, but he sure talks like he is. The 37-year-old (Oct. 4), red-headed congressman from Brookline, heir apparent to the thinning Kennedy political dynasty, is quickly emerging as a player in a Democrat Party bereft of leaders. He recently gave a rip-roaring speech in Texas that tore into President Donald Trump and had Texas Democrats clamoring for more. President Trump, the young congressman said, was nothing more than “an amateur executive with a thick ego and a thin skin.” The country is facing perilous times, Kennedy, in highly charged rhetoric, said
  • Toronto Film Review: ‘Chappaquiddick’

    09/12/2017 8:43:40 AM PDT · by pabianice · 29 replies
    Variety ^ | 9/12/17 | Gleiberman
    Over the years, a great many actors have taken a turn at playing one of the Kennedy brothers (in made-for-TV movies, on “Saturday Night Live,” in big-screen historical dramas). The vast majority of these performances have been mediocre, a handful have been quite good, and a few have been memorable — like Bruce Greenwood’s cuttingly terse and commanding JFK in the Cuban Missile Crisis drama “Thirteen Days,” or Peter Sarsgaard’s tender and battle-scarred Robert F. Kennedy in “Jackie.” To that short list of singular and superb Kennedy performances, we can now add the Australian actor Jason Clarke’s portrayal of Edward...
  • A CHAPPAQUIDDICK RECKONING AT LAST?

    09/12/2017 5:13:31 AM PDT · by DFG · 37 replies
    Powerlineblog ^ | 09/11/2017 | Steven Hayward
    I paid no attention to the fact that Hollywood was producing a biopic of Ted Kennedy’s famous “accident” at Chappaquiddick in 1969, and would have assumed that it was a typical gauzy pro-Kennedy puff piece if I had known. But Variety magazine, the main trade journal of Hollywood, offers a review that not only says that the forthcoming movie Chappaquiddick is suitably harsh on Teddy, but that he—and the Kennedy reputation—deserve it: The film says that what happened at Chappaquiddick was even worse than we think. Kopechne’s body was found in a position that implied that she was struggling to...
  • (Howie) Carr: Kennedys behaving badly: 'You don't know who you're messing with'

    08/23/2017 7:58:01 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 30 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 23, 2017 | Howie Carr
    It's an old-fashioned summer on Cape Cod: sharks on the prowl, beaches closed and "glassy-eyed" Kennedys brawling with cops, under arrest and in protective custody. This time it was Max Kennedy, age 52, and his pouty 22-year-old daughter, Caroline Rose. You've heard of Bring Your Daughter to Work Day? For the Kennedys last weekend, it was Bring Your Daughter to Jail Night. [Snip] But look on the bright side of this Kennedy keg party. No women were raped, drowned, crippled or beaten to death with a golf club. There were no Skakels lurking in a tree outside, and no...
  • Two Kennedys (Bobby's spawn) arrested for disorderly conduct near family's Cape Cod compound

    08/22/2017 12:50:36 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 41 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | August 21, 2017 | Christopher Brennan
    Two members of the Kennedy family were arrested for disorderly conduct near the family’s famed compound on Cape Cod, according to police. Max Kennedy, the 52-year-old son of Robert F. Kennedy, was taken into custody for disorderly conduct and a noise violation around 1 a.m. Sunday morning after reports of loud partying, Barnstable Police told the Boston Herald. His daughter Caroline, a 22-year-old California resident, was also arrested at a home a short walk from the main Kennedy compound. [Snip] The arrests come after a brush with the law for another of RFK’s grandchildren, Conor Kennedy, who was also charged...
  • When Ted Kennedy and Chris Dodd Sexually Harassed Carrie Fisher

    11/11/2011 4:19:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Rush limbaugh.com ^ | November 11, 2011 | Rush Linbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Carrie Fisher, speaking of sexual harassment charges, or rather the lack of them in this case. There's an amusing anecdote out there, Carrie Fisher's latest autobiography. She's the daughter, by the way, of the movie star Debbie Reynolds. I met Debbie Reynolds once at a House Clinic event. She was the entertainer. She's hilarious. I had forgotten. She is a hilarious comedienne, Debbie Reynolds. That's Carrie Fisher's mom, and Carrie Fisher played Princess Leia in the first Star Wars flick. That was before calling someone princess was sexist. Do you believe Cain had to apologize for calling...
  • Kennedy, not Moulton, should be new face of their party

    08/11/2017 7:34:34 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 10 replies
    Lowell Sun ^ | August 10 | peter lucas
    Forget the Better Deal. What the Democrats need is a better candidate. Besides, the new slogan of the ailing Democrat Party -- A Better Deal -- is about as old and tired as FDR's New Deal or Harry Truman's Fair Deal. Even A New Spiel would have been better. However, it is what you get when you hire political consultants to do your thinking for you
  • In Trump’s N. Korea warnings, ... echoes of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis

    08/09/2017 1:04:59 PM PDT · by Innovative · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Aug. 9, 2017 | Michael E. Miller
    In their barracks at the military academy an hour north of New York City, cadets huddled around radios each night to learn if Armageddon was at hand. On Oct. 22, they listened intently as President John F. Kennedy delivered a stern address on the rapidly spiraling crisis. “It shall be the policy of this nation to regard any nuclear missile launched from Cuba against any nation in the Western Hemisphere as an attack by the Soviet Union on the United States, requiring a full retaliatory response upon the Soviet Union,” Kennedy warned. Among the cadets at the academy in that fraught,...
  • Memo to Caroline Kennedy: Stop trying to force your son on America

    08/09/2017 9:39:40 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 75 replies
    NY Post ^ | 8-9-17 | Maureen Callahan
    On Tuesday, New York magazine published an essay by a 24-year-old law student who recently paddleboarded around Manhattan for the first time. “I signed up for the race because I thought it sounded cool,” writes our participant. “Of course, when I asked around, everyone said it was really hard and I’d better start training.” The smugness, the entitlement, the painfully obvious observation — one might wonder: Who cares? Until you look at the byline and realize: Oh, of course. Another Kennedy foisted upon us. Our diarist is none other than Jack Schlossberg, grandson of JFK, son of Caroline, accomplishment-free save...
  • CIA and FBI Release New JFK Assassination Documents

    07/25/2017 12:48:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Real Clear Life ^ | July 25, 2017 | Diana Crandall for RealClearLife
    Nearly 4,000 records associated with investigations into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy have been released by the National Archives, ABC News reports. Although most of the material had previously been released with parts redacted, there are 441 that have never before been made public. In the materials, there are reportedly 17 recordings of interviews with former KGB agent Yuri Nosenko, who defected in 1964 and told authorities he was in charge of Lee Harvey Oswald’s KGB file while Oswald was in the Soviet Union. There are also details relating to the murder of Martin Luther King Jr., who...
  • Collusion? What About Chinagate and Ted Kennedy's Outreach to the USSR?

    07/20/2017 6:41:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 20, 2017 | Larry Elder
    During President Bill Clinton's 1996 campaign for re-election, several individuals allegedly worked on behalf of the Chinese government to influence the presidential election in favor of Clinton. "Chinagate" began when the Los Angeles Times reported, a couple months before the '96 election, the following: "The Democratic National Committee has returned a $250,000 contribution from a recently established subsidiary of a South Korean electronics company because it violated a ban on donations from foreign nationals in U.S. elections, a party spokesman said Friday. ... "David Eichenbaum, DNC communications director ... said that the DNC fund-raiser who was responsible for the contribution...
  • Incident on Chappaquiddick Island (1969)

    07/18/2017 6:48:56 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 137 replies
    Shortly after leaving a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy of Massachusetts drives an Oldsmobile off a wooden bridge into a tide-swept pond. Kennedy escaped the submerged car, but his passenger, 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne, did not. The senator did not report the fatal car accident for 10 hours. ---SNIP--- Kennedy escaped the car and then dove down in an attempt to retrieve Kopechne from the sunken Oldsmobile. Failing, he stumbled back to the cottage, where he enlisted Gargan and another friend in a second attempt to save Kopechne. The three men were unsuccessful; her body was not...