Jacqueline Kennedy, John Kennedy

Classic Who: JFK in His Own Words

Reading Time: 13 minutes John F. Kennedy would have turned 100 today and we can only imagine how he would feel about the current president. There might be a few clues in the following excerpts, which display Kennedy’s wit, perception, and originality.

Bush and the JFK Hit, Part 7: Empire Strikes Back

Reading Time: 17 minutes What possible connection could there have been between George H.W. Bush and the assassination of John F. Kennedy? Or between the C.I.A. and the assassination? Or between Bush and the C.I.A.? For some people, apparently, making such connections was as dangerous as letting one live wire touch another. Here, in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination in November, is the seventh part of a ten-part series of excerpts from WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker’s bestseller, Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years. The story is a real-life thriller.

Is US Effort to Block Oswald Friend and his “Revelations” Another Deception?

Reading Time: 9 minutes Ernst Titovets, a Soviet-era friend of Lee Harvey Oswald, is being blocked by the US government from visiting Dallas for a lecture on the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death. Strange, because what the man has to say fundamentally supports the US establishment’s preferred line on Oswald—that he was just a man on his own—hence not working for intelligence service. So why block such a cooperative figure? Is it crazy to wonder whether this is actually designed to draw further attention to what Titovets has to say?

UK Documentary: “The Men Who Killed Kennedy” Part 5

Reading Time: < 1 minute Part Five of a UK documentary series on the JFK assassination. 46 minutes long. Stunning—settle in and watch the entire thing. It gets more chilling as it goes, including claims of a former military man that he was ordered by a CIA agent to kill a witness to the assassination cover-up. Another of many “someones” who “would have talked” – and did.

Oil Tax Breaks

What They Don’t Tell You About Oil Industry Tax Breaks

Reading Time: 11 minutes Wonder why the Senate couldn’t bring itself to clamp down on oil industry freebies? Because the “black gold” outfits can be one scary bunch. How scary? You have no idea….

Comedy and Reality Break: Bill Hicks on 11/22/63

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sometimes, comedy can make you laugh and shudder at the same time. This is one of those. The inimitable Bill Hicks talks about JFK, Oswald, and the biggest mystery of our time. View with caution.

Unanswered Questions as Obama Anoints HW Bush

Reading Time: 5 minutes On February 15, President Obama bestowed the Medal of Freedom, the United States’ highest award, to a group of people which includes former president George H.W. Bush. Having spent five years researching the elder Bush and discovering a staggering array of secrets to the man’s life—none of them favorable, I was curious why Obama gave Bush the medal.