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  • MinMMinM
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    As damning as this ..
    YouTube - Israel Spying in and on the US (part 1)
    YouTube - Israel Spying in and on the US (part 2)

    Was the Fox "News" Report was just a Limited Hangout?

    Whatever it was it does seem rather ironic that Fox News has come the closest of all the News Networks of giving an accurate depiction of both 9/11 and Watergate...

    YouTube - James Rosen Describes His Encounter with Alexander Haig! - View topic - What about Watergate?
  • MinMMinM
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    Did Bill O'Reilly kill George de Mohrenschildt?  ???
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    Probably not since Gaeton Fonzi presumes that BillO is in Dallas when he calls Fonzi with the news of the death.
    ( )(24:30)

    YouTube - HSCA - 1976 (3:00)

    Either way, it's probably a safe bet to assume this is where O'Reilly made his 'Mockingbird Bones', as it were.


    Just as several other 'journalists' had made their bones off the JFK case...
    Dan Rather
    Bob Schieffer
    Larry King


    Bill O'Reilly was for the truth on JFK
    YouTube - Bill O'Reilly reports on JFK Assassinations Committee
    Before Bill O was again' it.
    YouTube - bill o'reilly truther before fox news?,113.0.html

    Rupert Murdoch and Ted Shackley  - The Education Forum

    Phone hacking
    Tea with Tony and dinner with Cherie – how the Murdochs wined and dined the Blairs
    As David Cameron and Gordon Brown turn on their former News International ally over the phone-hacking scandal, Tony Blair's reluctance to join the condemnation is raising questions

    Jamie Doward
    The Observer, Sunday 24 July 2011

    The speed of Wendi Deng Murdoch's right hook, to stop a protester during her husband Rupert Murdoch's testimony to MPs, caused a stir around the world. Two particularly admiring onlookers of the must-see TV moment are likely to have been the Murdochs' increasingly close friends, Tony and Cherie Blair.

    Blair's reluctance to speak out against Murdoch over the phone-hacking affair will undoubtedly bolster accusations that he has been compromised by his close ties with the media tycoon and his wife...

    John Simkin, at The Education Forum, had this 4 years ago.

    In the run-up to the 1972 election, Murdoch's paper The Australian was a keen Whitlam supporter, donating some $75,000 in free advertising. By 1975, with Peer de Silva, John Denley Walker and Milton Wonus CIA station chiefs, Murdoch had turned savagely against the Labor government, to the extent there were demonstrations outside The Australian's Sydney offices. Murdoch's role was part of a longer-term CIA operation to destroy Labor's powerful leftwing and install Bob Hawke and his CIA-affiliated cronies in the NSW Right faction, who hosted Bernie Houghton and the merry band called Nugan Hand. Shackley and Walker particularly despised Whitlam who had tolerated the left and believed in Australia's sovereignty!

    Murdoch did the same in Britain switching his support from the Conservative Party to the Labour Party in 1997. As we now know, the Labour Party followed a right-wing agenda after they came to power. A senior Blair aide, Lance Price, reported in his memoirs that Blair always consulted with Murdoch before announcing any major policy decision. Blair is rumoured to have been recruited by MI5 in the 1970s to spy on CND activists in the Labour Party. He also took CIA funded trips to the United States in the 1980s. Gordon Brown also went on those trips so don't expect any change since he became prime minister.

    Rupert Murdoch and Ted Shackley - The Education Forum
  • You know Fox, Rush & Right Radio quickly jumped on "Lets all hold hands and come together because of 9/11" with the media and the real news fell for it!

    They knew Bush was 1 of 2 things:

    1) Was lazy, went on vacation every weekend for the first 7 months and then took a 30 day vacation and he was just lazy and asleeep at the wheel.


    2) Bush allowed 9/11 to happen, now I dont think he thought the buildings would fall.. be they allowed "something" to happen so they would have an excuse to push their war/social agenda!

    Either way Bush looks horrible!

    Just imagine if 9/11 happened under Clinton, Gore or Obama.. Do you really think Right Radio & Fox would say lets all stand together. Of course not! We see now if Obama rubs his eye wrong they make 24/7 news. Imagine if he out of lazyiness ignored warnings, went on 30 day vacations only 8 months into his presidency, started a fake war, outsource catching bin laden, etc etc etc.

    The JFK Case & 9/11 have allot of the samethings going on. The only difference is Republican Media jumped on stopping the mainstream of doing true reporting and research.

    WE clearly see how the American people love to have everything wrapped in a nice tie bow and just move on as fast as you can! Just like they did 47 years ago.
  • MinMMinM
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    Fox News/Heroin- Rupert Murdoch, the CIA, Nugan Hand...

    Thought I'd post this given tonight's topic... I recall Murdoch relaying an anecdote to CIArlie Rose about some little bank in Pittsburgh (?) bailing out his bid to buy 20th Century Fox at the eleventh hour. Sounded plausible until I read almost identical stories of how he came to control much of the media in the UK. Obviously these are covers for his largest benefactors i.e., The Nugan-Hand Bank:

    There is not a great deal on the web on Michael J. Hand. He has not been seen since disappearing from Australia after the death of his partner, Frank Nugan. It is believed that the CIA arranged for him to start a new life in the US. Anyone know anything about him?

    Michael Jon Hand, the son of a civil servant, was born in the Bronx on 8th December, 1941. According to Jonathan Kwitny in his book The Crimes of Patriots: A True Tale of Dope, Dirty Money, and the CIA: "Hand passed every class he took, and was noted for exceptional character, courtesy, cooperation, and appearance. His IQ registered an also exceptional 131."

    In 1959 his mother died after falling or jumping from a third-floor window. Soon afterwards he attended a one-year course at the New York State Ranger School. This was followed by a year managing a sports school in Los Angeles.

    In May 1963 Hand joined the US Army and started his training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. During the Vietnam War he won the Distinguished Service Cross (DSC). According to the DSC citation he almost single-handedly held off a fourteen-hour Vietcong attack on the Special Forces compound at Dong Xaoi.

    In 1966 he left the army to work "directly for the U.S, Government". Friends of Michael Hand have suggested that he was employed on undercover missions for the Central Intelligence Agency in Vietnam and Laos. One reported that he "helped train the mountain people - Montagnards - and worked closely with the Air America crews that supplied them". According to Jonathan Kwitny Hand worked under William Colby during the Vietnam War.

    Michael Hand moved to Australia in September, 1967. At first Hand went to work selling development lots along the Australian coast. The company, Ocean Shores Development, was run by lawyer Fred Miller, a senior executive for the shipping empire owned by Sir Peter Abeles, the longtime business partner, Rupert Murdoch. One of the largest investors in this scheme was the singer Pat Boone. The registered directors included Boone of Beverly Hills, California and Patricia Swan of Sydney, Australia. Swan was Frank Nugan's secretary.

    It was while working for Miller that Hand made contact with Bernie Houghton who had also moved to Australia in 1967. Houghton had established the Bourbon and Beefsteak Bar and Restaurant in Sydney. He claimed that he met Hand in the autumn of 1967. However, in one interview he admitted he had been told about Hand in 1964: "I had heard of Mike Hand's great combat exploits and courage, which was well-known in Vietnam."

    Regular visitors to the Bourbon and Beefsteak Bar included two Central Intelligence Agency station chiefs in Australia (Milton Corley Wonus and John Denley Walker). Lieutenant Colonel Bobby Boyd, a Texan who was a former U.S. embassy military attaché in Latin America, also went to work for Houghton.

    In 1969 Hand formed his own company called Australian and Pacific Holdings. His two partners were Clive Wilfred Lucas and John J. Foley. The plan was to develop an island off Australia's barrier reef. Hand and Lucas visited Vietnam where they raised $16,000 from members of the U.S. Army. On 16th January, 1970, the directors of Australian and Pacific Holdings decided to lend the $16,000 to Frank Nugan.

    In May 1970 a list of Australian and Pacific's shareholders was filed with the government. Of the thirty-seven listed shareholders, four had the address c/o Air America whereas another had the address c/o Continental Air Service. Later both Air America and Continental Air Service exposed as a CIA front. Five shareholders were reachable through the U.S. Agency for International Development. This agency posed as a cover for CIA covert operatives such as David Sanchez Morales.

    In the early 1970s Hand spent a lot of time travelling. A former CIA colleague, Douglas Sapper, claimed "Michael showed up in Laos a lot. I saw him in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) from time to time." Sapper also saw Hand with Houghton in Vietnam. Bernie Houghton later told the police that he was with Hand buying surplus U.S. war material for resale.

    Houghton clearly had important contacts in Australia. When he applied for a new Australian visa in 1972, he gave the immigration officers the name of Leo Carter, director of the Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) in New South Wales, to support his application. Carter also arranged for him to get permission for unlimited re-entries to Australia in the future.

    Allan Parks claims that Houghton was active in the drug trade in the 1970s. "There's no doubt about it, he'd fly anything. The Golden Triangle, that's where he got his opium from. There was one flight, he flew in slot machines. He did some deals over in India."

    There is no doubt that Michael Hand and Frank Nugan were involved in promoting anti-socialist political causes. As Jonathan Kwitny points out in The Crimes of the Patriots: “By associating with the more hard-hat attitudes of the right wing of Labour, Nugan and Hand may have done more to help their cause than they could by sticking to the more right-wing parties. Certainly it is a standard ploy of the CIA to work less with the most openly anti-communist parties than with the anti-communist wing of the party on the borderline.”

    In 1973 Michael Hand and Frank Nugan, an Australian lawyer, established the Nugan Hand Bank. Another key figure in this venture was Bernie Houghton, who was closely connected to CIA officials, Ted Shackley and Thomas G. Clines.

    Nugan ran operations in Sydney whereas Hand established a branch in Hong Kong. This enabled Australian depositors to access a money-laundering facility for illegal transfers of Australian money to Hong Kong. According to Alfred W. McCoy, the "Hand-Houghton partnership led the bank's international division into new fields - drug finance, arms trading, and support work for CIA covert operations." Hand told friends "it was his ambition that Nugan Hand became banker for the CIA."

    In 1974 the Nugan Hand Bank got involved in helping the CIA to take part in covert arms deals with contacts within Angola. It was at this time that Edwin Wilson became involved with the bank. Two CIA agents based in Indonesia, James Hawes and Robert Moore, called on Wilson at his World Marine offices to discuss "an African arms deal". Later, Bernie Houghton arrived from Sydney to place an order for 10 million rounds of ammunition and 3,000 weapons including machine guns. The following year Houghton asked Wilson to arrange for World Marine to purchase a high-technology spy ship. This ship was then sold to Iran.

    By 1976 the Nugan-Hand Bank appeared to have become a CIA-fronted company. This is reflected in the type of people recruited to hold senior positions in the bank. For example, Rear-Admiral Earl P. Yates, the former Chief of Staff for Policy and Plans of the U.S. Pacific Command and a counter-insurgency specialist, became president of the company. Other appointments included William Colby, retired director of the CIA, General Leroy J. Manor, the former chief of staff of the U.S. Pacific Command and deputy director for counterinsurgency and special activities, General Edwin F. Black, former commander of U.S. forces in Thailand, Walter J. McDonald, retired CIA deputy director for economic research, Dale C. Holmgren, former chairman of the CIA's Civil Air Transport and Guy J. Pauker, senior Republican foreign policy adviser.

    One of those that Earl P. Yates brought in to help the Nugan Hand Bank was Mitchell WerBell. Yates later told the Joint Task Force on Drug Trafficking he recruited WerBell as a consultant because he "had extensive experience in Central America".

    On 27th November 1979 Michael Hand wrote to Ted Shackley. It concerned a meeting the two men had recently attended in Washington: "The opportunity of meeting you again on different terms was very enjoyable and I sincerely trust that something worthwhile businesswise may surface and be profitable for both of us."

    Former CIA agent, Kevin P. Mulcahy later told the National Times newspaper "about the Agency's use of Nugan Hand for shifting money for various covert operations around the globe." ...

    Michael J. Hand - The Education Forum

    JFK Researchers and the Murdoch Investigation - The Education Forum

    Report: UK tabloid hacked into voicemails
  • MinMMinM
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    Here's one of those reports for Inside Edition that Jerry Policoff alluded to:

    Bill O'Reilly Reports On CIA Connection to JFK Assassination - YouTube

    # Show #537
    Original airdate: July 28, 2011
    Guests: Jerry Policoff / Jim DiEugenio
    Topics: Murdoch / JFK Research

    Play Part One - Jerry Policoff

    # Early JFK researcher, area of expertise is the role of the media, New York Times, CBS, Time Inc, John McCloy
    # Murdoch hacking scandal, Watergate analogy, revelations getting bigger and bigger, broke two years ago
    # United States connection, going to take Murdoch and PM Cameron down, Chris Christie, News America, Floor Graphics
    # Carlucci, I will destroy you, hacked by News America, settled for 29 million dollars, multiple cases
    # 500 million and 125 million dollar settlements, violations of the law, mysterious deaths
    # Margaret Thatcher, the Cameron government, head of Scotland Yard resigned, corridors of power
    # The Weekly Standard, helped launch the Iraq war, Fox News, Murdoch became a US citizen, still run from Australia
    # Rachel Maddow, Keith Olbermann, talking about it now, tip of the iceberg, news is the political arm of the Murdoch empire
    # People are afraid of Murdoch, whistle blower, engaged in fraud, FCC waiver, they rolled out the red carpet
    # Frank Sturgis, Marita Lorenz, Murdoch, inherited a newspaper from his father, started Hard Copy, tabloid television
    # James Murdoch lied, Rupert may throw his son under the bus
    # He knew everything going on with his newspapers, he likes thugs, death of a Chief of Police, Metro Media
    # Bill O'Reilly, host of Inside Edition, a clone of Hard Copy, had leaked CIA documents about Garrison
    # At one point he had a sense of outrage, what a nut-case, money does strange things to people

    Bill O'Reilly with hair (Inside Edition) talking about Oswald's CIA links...

    CTKA: Why the New York Times Deserves to Die