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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Weeks
before the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination
this fall, ReelzChannel will take another look at the killing in a
docudrama that suggests a Secret Service agent fired one of the bullets
that felled Kennedy.
“JFK: The Smoking Gun” is based on the
work of retired Australian police Detective Colin McLaren and the book
“Mortal Error: The Shot that Killed JFK” by Bonar Menninger.
McLaren spent four years combing
through evidence from Kennedy’s death on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. He
and Menninger also relied on ballistics evidence from an earlier book by
The two-hour docudrama airs Nov. 3 in
the U.S., Canada and Australia. It suggests that agent George Hickey
fired one of the bullets that hit Kennedy. Hickey, who is now dead, was
riding in the car behind Kennedy’s limo that day.
“What we’re saying is that we believe
it was a tragic accident in the heat of that moment,” McLaren told the
Television Critics Association on Sunday.
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is lucky to
be OK on Tuesday after he suffered a scary end-over-end crash on a dirt
track in Canada on Monday night.
The crash occurred at the Ohsweken
Speedway in Ontario while battling eventual race winner Shane Stewart
(not related). While making a turn, the car got loose, turned toward the
wall, and then tumbled about seven times, even going airborne:
Newly unearthed footage captured on an
Los Angeles restaurant’s surveillance camera allegedly shows the final
moments before journalist Michael Hastings’ vehicle burst into flames on impact.
Hastings was killed after his Mercedes
Benz smashed into a tree on Highland Avenue on June 19. His vehicle was
traveling at extremely high speeds before the vehicle hit the tree and
was immediately engulfed in flames.
The video was reportedly captured by
one of the surveillance cameras at Pizzeria Mozza, a well-known pizza
restaurant located just a few hundred feet from the site of the crash.
The owner of the restaurant, Nancy Silverton, gave the footage to police
the day after the accident, according to LA Weekly.
The first plane to be designated as Air Force One in the 1950s has been abandoned in a field at a southern Arizona airport.
aircraft that once spirited President Dwight D. Eisenhower on
cross-country voyages sits in a dusty 10-acre parcel of land at Marana
Regional Airport, decaying under the unrelenting glare of the sun.
think it's one of these big secrets that, really, few people know that
it's out there,' airport manager Steve Miller said. 'It's sad that it's
just sitting out there, considering its history over the past 70 years.'
Original: The first Air Force One aircraft is housed at the Marana regional airport
An amazing story of personal integrity from a German in WWII who refused to shoot down a crippled B-17 because of a higher calling. I hope the book becomes a movie!
Luftwaffe pilot Lt Franz Stigler refused to shoot down near-destroyed Allied bomber
Instead he guided stricken pilot Lt Charlie Brown to safety
A phone call led to a tearful reunion of the two World War II veterans
Incredible story: He was a real master of the
skies, but Luftwaffe veteran Franz Stigler showed pity to an Allied
bomber in its hour of need
The lone Allied bomber was a sitting
duck. Holed all over by flak and bullets and down to a single good
engine, it struggled simply to stay in the air over Germany, let alone
make it the 300 miles back to England.
rear gunner’s body hung lifeless in his shattered turret, another
gunner was unconscious and bleeding heavily, the rest of the ten-man
crew battered, wounded and in shock. The nose cone had been blown out
and a 200mph gale hurtled through the fuselage.
Somehow the pilot, 20-year-old Lt Charlie Brown, still clung to the controls — and the last vestiges of hope.
had already performed miracles. Returning from a daylight bombing run
to Bremen, he had manoeuvred the plane magnificently through a pack of
Messerschmitt fighters, taken hit after hit, then spiraled five miles
down through the air, belching smoke and flames, in an apparent death
dive before somehow levelling her out less than 2,000ft from the ground.
common sense prevailed, he would order everyone to bail out and leave
the B-17 Flying Fortress to its fate. He and the crew would parachute to
safety, prisoners of war but alive. But that would mean leaving an
unconscious man behind to die alone, and Brown refused to do that.
though, he realized as he coaxed the massive plane along at 135mph,
barely above its stalling speed, the German fighters had disappeared.
They must have seen the bomber — part of the U.S. Air Force based in
eastern England — plummeting to earth that day in December, 1943, and
ticked off another kill before returning to base.
was a faint chance, then, they might make it home after all, even
though, as his flight engineer now reported after an inspection of the
plane’s blood-spattered interior, ‘we’re chewed to pieces, the
hydraulics are bleeding, the left stabilizer is all but gone and there
are holes in the fuselage big enough to climb through’.
the distance, agonisingly close, Brown could see the German coastline,
and ahead of that the North Sea and open skies back to England. Spirits
rose — until a glance behind revealed a fast-moving speck, a lone Me109,
getting bigger and bigger by the second, closing in.
As Stigler came up behind the bomber
he could not believe its condition. How was it still flying? Nor,
strangely, was there any gunfire from the stricken plane to try to ward
him off. That was explained as, inching closer, he saw the slumped body
of the rear gunner.
alongside, he could see the other guns were out of action too, the
radio room had been blown apart and the nose had gone. Even more
startlingly, through the lattice work of bullet holes, he glimpsed
members of the crew, huddled together, helping their wounded.
could make out their ashen faces, their fear and their courage. His
finger eased from the trigger. He just couldn’t do it, he realised.
was an experienced fighter pilot. He’d fought the Allies in the skies
over North Africa, Italy and now Germany. This bomber he was cruising
alongside was just one plane out of the countless air armadas that had
been pulverizing his homeland night and day for three years, wiping out
factories and cities, killing hundreds of thousands of civilians.
And yet . . .
Stigler was struggling with a dilemma.
He was not content just to ease back and let the bomber escape. He was
now determined to save it and the men on board.
Stigler saw himself as an honorable
man, a knight of the skies — not an assassin. The first time he flew in
combat was with a much admired officer of the old school, who told him,
‘You shoot at a machine, not a man. You score “victories”, not “kills”.
man may be tempted to fight dirty to survive, but honor is everything.
You follow the rules of war for you, not for your enemy. You fight by
rules to keep your humanity. So you never shoot your enemy if he is
floating down on a parachute. If I ever see you doing that, I will shoot
you down myself.’
message hardly chimed with the ruthless Nazi mentality that had gripped
Germany and its armed forces under Hitler. Nor with a war being fought
with such savagery on many fronts.
it chimed with Stigler, who had never bought into Nazi philosophy or
joined the party. He prided himself in fighting by this code. It never
mattered more than here and now, flying side by side with a helpless
enemy over northern Germany.
The discovery was made at Khirbet Qeiyafa near
Beit Shemesh southwest of Jerusalem, said Professor Yossi Garfinkel of
the Hebrew University and Saar Ganor of the Israel Antiquities Authority
on Thursday. Over the past year, the researchers uncovered the two
buildings at the site, which is believed by some to be the fortified
Judean city of Shaarayim. According to the biblical record, after David
smote Goliath, the Philistines were slaughtered on the road to Shaarayim
as they fled. Shaarayim means “two gates,” and Khirbet Qeiyafa has two
gates in its walls.
The two archaeologists identified one building
as David’s palace and the other as a massive royal storeroom. The
excavation of the site as a whole has stretched on for seven years.
When David would visit this important regional
center, “he definitely didn’t live in a simple home,” Ganor told The
Times of Israel. More>>>>>>>>
Forward: The Minoans were mostly part of Isreal. Two modern
authors who have examined the Minoan culture
are Alan Butler and Stephen Dafoe. Their
books The Warriors
and the Bankers and The Knights
Templar Revealed, furnish us with a new
understanding of Cretan or Minoan
civilization that so closely resembles that
ancient Irish. Regrettably, like so many researchers
throughout the ages, Butler and Dafoe do not
consider anything but the East to West
transit of the elements of civilization.
That the reverse situation could have
occurred is, alas, a question that does not enter their minds
even though their own discoveries, when seen
from the correct perspective, strongly
support the theory. Some of their key
discoveries regarding the Cretans and the
world's powerful secret societies,
considerably strengthen our own controversial
theories regarding the
importance of the Irish Druids (the Arya) in
world history. (source)
A Minoan fresco of children boxing: New DNA analysis has debunked the theory that the Minoans were refugees from North Africa
DNA analysis has debunked the
longstanding theory that the Minoans, who some 5,000 years ago
established Europe's first advanced Bronze Age culture, were from
Africa. The Minoan
civilisation arose on the Mediterranean island of Crete in approximately
the 27th century BC and flourished for 12 centuries until the 15th
But the culture
was lost until British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans unearthed its
remains on Crete in 1900, where he found vestiges of a civilisation he
believed was formed by refugees from northern Egypt. Modern archaeologists have cast doubt
on that version of events, and now DNA tests of Minoan remains suggests
they were descended from ancient farmers who settled the islands
thousands of years earlier. These people, it is believed, are from the same stock that came from the East to populate the rest of Europe.
set to work on Crete in 1900 with a team of archaeologists soon after
the island was liberated from the yoke of the Ottoman empire, almost
immediately unearthing a great palace. He
named the civilisation he discovered after the legendary Greek king
Minos and, based on likenesses between Minoan artifacts and those from
Egypt and Libya, proposed that its founders migrated into the area from
other archaeologists have suggested that the Minoans may have come from
other regions, possibly Turkey, the Balkans, or the Middle East. But
now a joint U.S. and Greek team has made a mitochondrial DNA analysis of
Minoan skeletal remains to determine the likely ancestors of the ancient
energy powerhouses of cells, contain their own DNA, or genetic code, and
because mitochondrial DNA is passed down from mothers to their children
via the human egg, it contains information about maternal ancestry.
If you've been paying attention to the details of Vernon Hershberger's trial, the bigger picture is completely insane. The final result
was a less punitive fine of $1,000 and $513 in court costs that a
supporter covered on Vernon's sentencing day. He was found not guilty on
three criminal charges relating to lack of licensing to distribute
fresh foods, and guilty on the last count of breaking a food holding
order. The jury members, however, are feeling jilted.
Hat's off to author David Gumpert
for always being there when a farmer like Vernon is on the stand - and
we can always count on him to pick up all the interesting nuances that
often get overlooked in news stories.
He follows up on the trial by documenting the reactions of the jurors
now that the State aggression has come to an end - hopefully forever in
Vernon's case. But it's not over for them, not a chance. They feel lied
to and railroaded into potentially jailing and fining a peaceful farmer.
The State slight of hand actually succeeded in drawing more attention
to food freedom and the benefits of nutritionally dense foods.
The jury has now caught on to the crazy cover-up tactics listed below...