Friday, July 13, 2018
Thursday, July 12, 2018
The Memphis trial [MLK 1999 civil trial] has opened wide the door to our assassination politics. Anyone who walks through it is faced by an either/or: to declare naked either the empire or oneself.the-two-conflicting-histories-of-the-king-assassination
-- James Douglass, 1999
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Human rights groups and independent researchers have found between 67 percent and 99 percent of nominal terror cases involve varying degrees of FBI involvement, often with the bureau acting as the primary engine—providing materials, plans and encouragement to a “suspect,” often after he or she merely expresses pro-jihadist sympathies online. The gap between idle internet musing and actual acts of violence is a wide one, and one the FBI routinely helps close by constructing these Potemkin plots.