Monthly Archives: February 2018

Waco + 25 Years

On February 28, 1993 seventy-six ATF agents, accompanied by three helicopters, attempted to conduct a surprise raid on the Branch Davidian’s home and church. We now approach the 25th anniversary of that raid. A documentary film, Waco: The Rules of … Continue reading

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Matters Deep and Dangerous

“We unfold a dangerous chronicle,” wrote Francis Bacon in a coded message, “and by starts unclasp a secret book to your quick conceiving, and read you matter deep and dangerous.” [1] This warning message from Francis Bacon is from his … Continue reading

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Dangerous Questions

Around when Dick Russell began researching his book, The Man Who Knew Too Much, in September 1975, he received an anonymous letter: “… You are now part of the great game of solving the JFK assassination riddle. The danger to … Continue reading

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Lame Stories From Parkland

Every big tragedy deserves a good conspiracy tale. In the Parkland Valentine’s Day Massacre of February 14, 2018, we have aspects of the Hindu deity: There are SHIVA, the destroyer and BRAHMA, the creator. Shiva the destroyer is represented by … Continue reading

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Existential Crisis at FBI

A sense of ennui pervades the halls of the J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, DC. There, in their cubicles, listless agents go through the motions of answering telephone calls. In one such cubicle, the phone rings. It is September … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 created the Assassination Records Review Board as an independent agency to re-examine for release the assassination-related records that federal agencies still regarded as too sensitive to open to the … Continue reading

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FBI Has No Charter

More than ten years ago, my late friend and mentor Sherman H. Skolnick wrote that “unlike the American CIA set up by a charter, the FBI HAS NO STATUTORY BASIS TO EXIST. It was simply created out of the mists … Continue reading

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