RadioWhoWhatWhy: Russ Baker on Government Secrets

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russ Baker with New Hampshire’s Burt Cohen—on government secrecy under Obama, on the “national security state,” solving national mysteries, and more.

Reader Comment: Questioners Vs. Believers

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’re going to occasionally post some of the more thoughtful comments from our readers. Here’s the first: a look at the very different mindsets of those who question things, and those who rigidly stick to their long-held beliefs.

Secret Service Vet With Very Strange JFK Story

Reading Time: < 1 minute PODCAST: Abraham Bolden, the first African-American Secret Service agent on the White House detail, in a talk from 2008. Recalls his astonishing experience with JFK, with his fellow agents, and the ominous goings-on prior to and after Kennedy’s assassination. A must-listen. Chilling. Also see our recent piece on the Service.

The Deaths of JFK, RFK—and the Silence of the Lambs

Reading Time: 4 minutes Plenty of new “JFK assassination” material coming down the pike for you avid consumers. Too bad it’s mostly garbage. When exactly did courage and truth-seeking go out of fashion?

NY Times’ Umbrella Man Exposed

Reading Time: 9 minutes The web is buzzing about that clever Errol Morris anti-conspiracy video on the NY Times’s website. WhoWhatWhy interviewed the expert featured in the video about the strange JFK assassination figure “Umbrella Man,” and found a big problem with the central assertion. In fact, our research casts doubts not only on the most recent JFK propaganda, but on the New York Times itself.

The NY Times’ Ostrich Act on JFK Assassination Getting Old

Reading Time: 4 minutes The New York Times is back with its latest installment in the cover-up of the Kennedy Assassination.

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….