American Conspiracies

American Conspiracies

Lies, Lies, and More Dirty Lies That the Government Tells Us

Book - 2010
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In this explosive account of wrongful acts and on-going cover-ups, Jesse Ventura takes a systematic look at the wide gap between what the American government knows and what it reveals to the American people. For too long, we the people have sat by and let politicians and bureaucrats from both parties obfuscate and lie. And according to this former Navy SEAL, former pro wrestler, and former Minnesota governor, the media is complicit in these acts of deception. For too long, the mainstream press has refused to consider alternate possibilities and to ask the tough questions. Here, Ventura looks closely at the theories that have been presented over the years and separates the fact from the fiction.

In Ventura's eyes, the murder of Abraham Lincoln and the assassinations of the Kennedys and Martin Luther King, all need to be re-examined. Was Watergate presented honestly, or was the CIA involved? Did the Republican Party set out to purposefully steal two elections on behalf of George W. Bush? Has all the evidence been presented about the 9/11 attacks or is there another angle that the media is afraid to explore? And finally, is the collapse of today's financial order and the bailout plan by the Federal Reserve the widest-reaching conspiracy ever perpetrated?

"If you're talking outspoken, unconventional, and no-holds-barred, you're talking Jesse Ventura."--Larry King

"I wouldn't mind seeing Ventura run for president (or for senator, or dog-catcher, or whatever). In addition to talking conspiracy, he's likely to raise all sorts of other trouble."--Damon W. Root, Reason Magazine
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2010.
ISBN: 9781602398023
160239802X
Characteristics: xx, 228 p. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Russell, Dick

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co-written with Dick Russell, author of THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH. " So, if not Sirhan, then who killed RFK? Well, several witnesses saw a security guard who was standing behind Kennedy draw his gun, and one witness even said that he fired it. This was a fellow named Thane Eugene Cesar. He was a plumber by trade, who'd been hired part-time by Ace Security less than a week before the assassination, his assignment being to guard the pantry that night. One of Cesar's first statements to the police was that he'd been holding Kennedy's arm when 'they' shot him. Not 'he,' but 'they.' He said when he saw Sirhan's gun, he reached for his own." " As soon as Sirhan's trial ended, the LAPD got busy destroying evidence, including the ceiling panels and door frames from the pantry that they'd taken pictures of showing extra bullet holes. Their rationale, when asked later, was these were 'too large to fit into a card file'! Once again, we've got the authorities destroying evidence at a crime scene, just like with the King case. They also burned some 2,400 photographs, supposedly all duplicates, but we know some important ones are still missing ---like the pictures taken by a 15 year old kid named Scott Enyart. He was standing on a table so he could get a good view of Kennedy as he came in and took three rolls of Kodak film that the cops confiscated afterwards and said he could get back---if he came around in twenty years! Enyart had to fight in court to eventually be returned only 18 prints (no negatives), which were then promptly stolen out of the back seat of a car." . . . . . . there is a lot more here. I am focusing on the chapter on the RFK case, because I've just checked out RFK's great book, THE ENEMY WITHIN. Am I a racist because I have not written about MLK? I think not. "It's long been known that Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa had made threats against RFK. . . Same as with his brother's assassination, it's hard to conceive that the Mob had enough power to pull this off without government help...CIA agent David Morales, who hated the Kennedys, allegedly once told his attorney: 'I was in Los Angeles when we got Bobby Kennedy.' Morales had once come up with a similar scenario for assassinating Castro in a pantry." " 'THE ASSSASINATION OF ROBERT KENNEDY, by William W. Turner and Jonn G. Christian, Random House: New York, 1978.' " " ' SECRETS OF THE TEMPLE: HOW THE FEDERAL RESERVE RUNS THE COUNTRY, by William Greider, Simon and Schuster, 1989.' " " ' THE END OF AMERICA: A LETTER OF WARNING TO A YOUNG PATRIOT, by Naomi Wolf, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2007 paperback edition.' "

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PearlyBaker
Mar 24, 2015

An interesting view of some mysteries in American history. I don't think this would impress Howard Zinn or Noam Chomsky, however I sir am no Chomsky.

Caminodepaz Jun 10, 2010

Rather than the TRUTH setting you free, you'll see just how enslaved you are... important reading.

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