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  • Oklahoma City bombing: 20 years later, key questions remain unanswered

    04/13/2015 10:17:33 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 55 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 04/13/2015 | Andrew Gumbel
    Twenty years ago, on 19 April 1995, a disaffected veteran named Timothy McVeigh drove a Ryder truck stuffed with explosives into downtown Oklahoma City and destroyed a federal office building, killing 168 people, including 19 children, and maiming hundreds of others. That much we know. We also know that, within 90 minutes of the bombing, McVeigh was pulled over near the Kansas border and arrested, alone, at the wheel of a glaringly improbable getaway car, an ancient, spluttering rust bucket of a Mercury sedan with no licence plates, which made him a sitting duck for any passing highway patrolman. How...
  • Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice?

    07/27/2014 10:55:16 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 54 replies
    One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. What some consider a far-flung conspiracy theory will be at the forefront during a trial set to begin Monday in Salt Lake City. The Freedom of Information Act lawsuit was brought by Salt Lake City attorney Jesse Trentadue against the FBI. He says the agency won't release security camera videos that show a second person was with Timothy McVeigh when he parked a truck outside the Oklahoma City federal building and...
  • The FBI and its "untouchable" Oklahoma City bombing informant

    12/28/2011 10:40:40 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 10 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/28/2011 | Doug Book
    To this day the Federal Bureau of Investigation claims to have discovered not a single Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator in league with Tim McVeigh and Terry Nichols. Yet McVeigh and Nichols did not act alone in the 1995 scheme which killed 168 individuals and injured hundreds more. They had help, some of it coming from the FBI itself! And evidence to that effect is overwhelming. In 2004, Terry Lynn Nichols wrote to Attorney General John Ashcroft from his prison cell in Florence, Colorado offering to provide a complete account of his knowledge of and participation in the Oklahoma City bombing...
  • Oklahoma City bombing conspirator denied again

    12/02/2010 11:04:51 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 11 replies
    hosted ^ | Dec 2
    DENVER (AP) -- A federal judge isn't changing her ruling dismissing a lawsuit Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols filed over his prison diet. Nichols is serving a life sentence in a federal prison in Colorado for his role in the 1995 bombing of the federal building that killed 168 people. He had alleged religious discrimination because the prison won't give him high-fiber whole foods that he says he needs as a Christian.
  • FBI fights order for deposition of Oklahoma City bombing conspirator, death-row inmate

    11/09/2008 12:16:54 PM PST · by BGHater · 8 replies · 359+ views
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 06 Nov 2008 | Pamela Manson
    The FBI is appealing an order that allows a Utah attorney to conduct taped depositions of Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols and a death-row inmate. Salt Lake City lawyer Jesse Trentadue believes that the two inmates have valuable information about his brother's death in a federal prison - and about the FBI's alleged withholding of many of the relevant documents requested in his Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) suit. Authorities say the August 1995 death of Kenneth Trentadue in a cell at an Oklahoma City federal prison was a suicide, but the inmate's family believes he was mistaken for...
  • Utah Lawyer Can Question, Videotape Terry Nichols

    09/27/2008 5:46:50 AM PDT · by John W · 7 replies · 526+ views
    chicagotribune.com ^ | September 26, 2008 | Paul Foy
    SALT LAKE CITY - A judge ordered the government to make Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols available for a videotaped interview by a Utah lawyer who is trying to learn more about the federal investigation behind the 1995 bombing. Jesse Trentadue also can take a deposition from convicted killer David Paul Hammer, a death-row acquaintance of bomber Timothy McVeigh for two years before McVeigh was executed in 2001. U.S. District Judge Dale A. Kimball's decision was the second time he ordered the government to cooperate with interviews of Nichols at a maximum-security prison in Florence, Colo., and of Hammer,...
  • Lawyer wins ruling in probe of brother's death behind bars [OK City Bombing]

    09/27/2008 7:18:26 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 1 replies · 931+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 09/27/2008 01:10:18 AM MDT | Pamela Manson
    A judge has reaffirmed an order that a Utah attorney can conduct taped depositions of Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols and a federal death-row inmate. Attorney Jesse Trentadue says the two prisoners have information about the 1995 death of his brother, whom he believes was murdered in a federal prison after guards mistook him for an accomplice in the bombing. Kenneth Trentadue was found hanged in his cell in August 1995 at a federal prison in Oklahoma City, where he was being held on an alleged parole violation. Although the death was ruled a suicide, Trentadue family members think...
  • Was OKC Bomber Timothy McVeigh Working for the FBI?

    04/18/2007 11:46:31 PM PDT · by Verax · 51 replies · 4,141+ views
    The New American ^ | 03/07.2003 | William F. Jasper
    Was OKC Bomber Timothy McVeigh Working for the FBI? By William F. Jasper Created 2007-03-07 18:33 In a 19-page affidavit filed in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City, convicted Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Lynn Nichols alleges that the bombing plot was actually under the supervision of top FBI officials. According to a February 21 report in Salt Lake City's Deseret News, the Nichols affidavit charges that Timothy McVeigh, who was executed for his role in the bombing, was actually working under Larry Potts, the controversial FBI official who was forced to resign under a cloud for his...
  • AP: Congress Rebukes FBI Over Probe (Oklahoma City Bombing)

    12/24/2006 12:21:44 PM PST · by LurkedLongEnough · 74 replies · 3,342+ views
    Excite news ^ | December 24, 2006 | JOHN SOLOMON, AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI failed to fully investigate information suggesting other suspects may have helped Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols with the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, allowing questions to linger more than a decade after the deadly attack, a congressional inquiry concludes. The House International Relations investigative subcommittee will release the findings of its two-year-review as early as Wednesday, declaring there is no conclusive evidence of a foreign connection to the attack but that far too many unanswered questions remain. The subcommittee's report will conclude there is no doubt McVeigh and Nichols were the main perpetrators, and it discloses...
  • The Blind Sheik's Mistress

    10/20/2006 7:26:55 AM PDT · by veronica · 13 replies · 1,000+ views
    Tech Central Daily ^ | 10-20-06 | J. Peter Pham & Michael I. Krauss
    Legal ethics rules in all fifty states absolutely prevent lawyers from assisting their clients in the commission of criminal acts. Confidentiality and lawyer-client privilege rules have, everywhere that we know of, "crime-fraud" exceptions -- communications sent by the client to the lawyer to facilitate the commission of future crimes are NOT confidential. Treason, in every state in the land, is severely punishable, even by death. Break all these rules, and what do you get? About thirty years seems right. What you don't get is the paltry 28-month sentence for traitor-lawyer Lynne Stewart, who admits passing messages from a convicted terrorist...
  • California congressman (Rep. Dana Rohrabacher) to hold hearings on Oklahoma City bombing

    06/08/2006 5:51:22 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 58 replies · 1,259+ views
    A California congressman said Thursday a House subcommittee will investigate whether there was a foreign connection to the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the International Relations Committee, said his committee's investigation will focus on whether those responsible for the Oklahoma City bombing had help from a foreign source. "We need to answer some very serious questions in order to have confidence that the truth of this monstrous crime is fully known," Rohrabacher, who has conducted an extensive personal inquiry into the bombing, said in a...
  • Oklahoma City bombing conspirator's son sentenced to four years in prison

    05/18/2006 7:32:34 AM PDT · by flutters · 4 replies · 506+ views
    ABC 6 News ^ | May 18, 2006
    Terry Nichols has sent a letter from prison asking for leniency -- not for himself, but for his son. The Oklahoma City bombing conspirator's 23-year-old son has been sentenced to four years in prison for assaulting two police officers and driving a stolen car. Josh Nichols was convicted in March. Two Las Vegas police officers had seen him getting into a stolen car in October. One of the officers was dragged by the vehicle and another was partially inside. Nichols apologized yesterday in court. His lawyer says the younger Nichols has signed a deal to write a book about his...
  • After OKC bombing, Secret Service took thousands of phone records without court approval...

    01/05/2006 7:35:51 PM PST · by Velveeta · 100 replies · 2,535+ views
    McCurtain Daily Gazette ^ | 1/5/2006 | J.D. Cash and Lt. Col. Roger Charles U.S.M.C. (retired)
    A series of internal documents from the U.S. Secret Service obtained by this newspaper provide details of a project involving the transfer of thousands of telephone and bank records to a government database with the help of U.S. telephone and financial company executives. The detailed field notes were prepared by a special agent who once headed the Electronic Crimes Branch of the Secret Service, where the agent was responsible for case coordination of all telecommunications and computer network investigations conducted by Secret Service field offices. During her tenure as a Secret Service agent, Ms. Mary Riley coordinated the forensic analysis...
  • Terry Nichols, Philippines, bombs, etc.

    10/09/2005 4:20:59 PM PDT · by Calpernia · 6 replies · 772+ views
    Terry Nichols, Philippines, bombs, etc. See Mark Tapscott here: “Before Able Danger and Mohamed Atta, There Was Murrah Building Bombing and Hussain Al-Hussaini; Journalist Uncovers OKC Links to 9/11, which links to this L.A. Weekly article: “The Rohrabacher Test: Congressman questions Terry Nichols about Oklahoma City bombing”. The Mark Tapscott link also has a comprehensive statement from Jayna Davis, who has pursued this story for ten long years and has now written a book entitled “The Third Terrorist”. One interesting quote — among many — in the L.A. Weekly piece is from Richard Clarke: Clarke wrote that the theory of...
  • Jose Padilla's Oklahoma City Connection

    07/12/2005 10:17:16 AM PDT · by StoneGiant · 20 replies · 1,749+ views
    Glen Beck ^ | 6/13/2005 | Glen Beck
    Jose Padilla's Oklahoma City Connection   Was Jose Padilla, the American citizen suspected of plotting to detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb" in the U.S., connected to the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in April of 1995? Christopher BradyPosted: Thursday June 13, 2002 06:13AM ET Glenn Beck Program Exclusive Jose Padilla is the focus of great speculation by Americans today. How can the U.S intelligence agencies have known that Padilla was plotting to detonate one of the most sinister types of weapons of mass destruction? Is it because these agencies had received reports, as John Ashcroft claims, that Padilla and...
  • Terry Nichols reveals involvement in Oklahoma City bombing

    07/02/2005 7:44:49 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 45 replies · 1,895+ views
    Associated Press | July 2, 2005
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Bombing conspirator Terry Nichols has told the FBI and his family that he was involved in the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building, according to a published report. Nichols, serving life prison sentences on federal and state convictions for the bombing that killed 168 people, started speaking to the FBI about his role in April at a federal prison in Florence, Colo., The Oklahoman reported in a copyright story in Sunday's editions. Nichols, 50, made similar disclosures to his mother, sister and first ex-wife last month. "I didn't like it. Oh, God, I said,...
  • Nichols responds to 'Third Terrorist' evidence-(media, gov't finally acknowledging OK City & terror)

    06/30/2005 11:24:54 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 220 replies · 5,830+ views
    WORLD NET DAILY.COM ^ | JUNE 30, 2005 | Staff Writer
    After a meeting with convicted Oklahoma City bomber Terry Nichols, a U.S. congressman reaffirmed evidence of a Middle East connection to the 1995 attack. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif. – who has publicly vowed to address unanswered questions about the bombing – went with a staff aid to the super-maximum security prison in Florence, Colo., where Nichols is serving 161 consecutive life sentences, according to the Northeast Intelligence Network, a private, counter-terrorist research and investigation group. In his quizzing of Nichols, the congressman relied heavily on the investigative work of journalist Jayna Davis and her book, "The Third Terrorist: The Middle...
  • Oklahoma City Bomber Nichols Says a 3rd Man Took Part in Plot

    05/03/2005 11:24:56 PM PDT · by Crackingham · 51 replies · 1,660+ views
    LA Times ^ | 5/4/05 | Richard A. Serrano
    After a decade of silence, Terry L. Nichols, who was convicted in the Oklahoma City bombings, has accused a third man of being an accomplice who provided some of the explosives used to kill 168 people at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building 10 years ago. Nichols, in a letter written from his cell at the Supermax prison in Colorado, said Arkansas gun collector Roger Moore donated so-called binary explosives, made up of two components, to bomber Timothy J. McVeigh that were used in Oklahoma City, as well as additional bomb components that recently were found in Nichols' former home...
  • OKC Bombing Al Qaida Linked

    04/17/2005 12:09:59 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 150 replies · 4,806+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 4/17/05 | Carl Limbacher
    Bombshell new evidence ignored by the FBI suggests a link between the Oklahoma City bombing and the man who masterminded the first World Trade Center bombing and who later drew up the blueprint for the 9/11 attacks, Fox News Channel's Rita Cosby is set to report Sunday night. "It's amazing to me that not more has been made of those phone records,” Oklahoma City attorney Michael Johnston tells Cosby, for her tenth anniversary special on the 1995 attack. The explosive new evidence shows that OKC bombing co-conspirator Terry Nichols repeatedly called a boarding house in [the Philippines'] Cebu City, an...
  • A Terrorist Lawyer on Trial

    01/17/2005 9:17:27 AM PST · by indcons · 10 replies · 816+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | January 17, 2005 | Brian Hecht
    It is rare when average citizens have the ability to decide how the United States government conducts the War on Terror. However, an anonymous federal jury in New York has just been tapped with such an opportunity. On Wednesday, January, 12, the jury for radical defense attorney Lynne Stewart began deliberating her fate. Stewart stands accused of willfully and knowingly conspiring to conceal the terrorist activities of her client, Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, the infamous Egyptian “blind cleric” and leader of the Al-Gama’a Islamiyya terrorist group. Stewart’s own attorney, criminal defense lawyer Michael Tigar, famous for his defense of Oklahoma...