Friday Conspiracy Fun: Return of the grassy knoll

Oliver Stone may need to rush to re-edit JFK to more directly implicate LBJ in the assassination. An article by Erik Hedegaard in the new Rolling Stone centers on the claim by E. Howard Hunt’s son, Saint John, that his ailing father revealed on his deathbed that LBJ orchestrated JFK’s assassination. E. Howard scribbled the initials ‘LBJ,’ ...

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Oliver Stone may need to rush to re-edit JFK to more directly implicate LBJ in the assassination. An article by Erik Hedegaard in the new Rolling Stone centers on the claim by E. Howard Hunt's son, Saint John, that his ailing father revealed on his deathbed that LBJ orchestrated JFK's assassination.

E. Howard scribbled the initials 'LBJ,' standing for Kennedy's ambitious vice president, Lyndon Johnson. Under 'LBJ,' connected by a line, he wrote the name Cord Meyer. Meyer was a CIA agent whose wife had an affair with JFK; later she was murdered, a case that's never been solved. Next his father connected to Meyer's name the name Bill Harvey, another CIA agent; also connected to Meyer's name was the name David Morales, yet another CIA man and a well-known, particularly vicious black-op specialist. And then his father connected to Morales' name, with a line, the framed words 'French Gunman Grassy Knoll.'

Mysteriously, Hunt declined to provide these details in his autobiography. Undeterred, Rolling Stone has opened a Pandora's Box with these "revelations" and opened its blog for discussion, which has promptly devolved into a forum for the 9/11 "truth" movement. This comment by one "Debamboozler" gives you some of the flavor of the debate:

Oliver Stone may need to rush to re-edit JFK to more directly implicate LBJ in the assassination. An article by Erik Hedegaard in the new Rolling Stone centers on the claim by E. Howard Hunt’s son, Saint John, that his ailing father revealed on his deathbed that LBJ orchestrated JFK’s assassination.

E. Howard scribbled the initials ‘LBJ,’ standing for Kennedy’s ambitious vice president, Lyndon Johnson. Under ‘LBJ,’ connected by a line, he wrote the name Cord Meyer. Meyer was a CIA agent whose wife had an affair with JFK; later she was murdered, a case that’s never been solved. Next his father connected to Meyer’s name the name Bill Harvey, another CIA agent; also connected to Meyer’s name was the name David Morales, yet another CIA man and a well-known, particularly vicious black-op specialist. And then his father connected to Morales’ name, with a line, the framed words ‘French Gunman Grassy Knoll.’

Mysteriously, Hunt declined to provide these details in his autobiography. Undeterred, Rolling Stone has opened a Pandora’s Box with these “revelations” and opened its blog for discussion, which has promptly devolved into a forum for the 9/11 “truth” movement. This comment by one “Debamboozler” gives you some of the flavor of the debate:

‘9/11′ was unquestionably an INSIDE JOB carried out by the CIA and Mossad and was the latest in a long and sordid history of MANUFACTURED FALSE FLAG OPERATIONS designed to obliterate our liberties and usher in the plutocratic elites’ long sought after tyrannical and despotic New World Order.

These conspiracy-minded folks see JFK’s assasination and the leveling of the Twin Towers as following the same pattern: Both preceded and facilitated American wars. Perhaps Oliver Stone should take another crack at World Trade Center, his film about 9/11.

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