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16. Yes. Too many "coincidences."
Wed Oct 9, 2013, 12:30 PM
Oct 2013

If it had just been JFK and not also so many, some whom we have forgotten, fewer people would think there might have been a conspiracy. You have to have been alive then to remember how rabid the South was, how they were lynching liberals. How hate so quickly translated into a conspiracy and death. Martin Luther King is obvious.

The three students in Mississippi and many other cases. Too many to list. It pains me to try to remember.

Medgar Evers.


The three students in Mississippi.


The young generation now coming of age does not remember that time or realize how horrible the assassinations, every couple of years were for us. The assassinations just kept coming. People now have to go back to the Reagan era to think of an assassination attempt, an unsuccessful assassination attempt.

But we were going through that civic and societal trauma every few years. If that was a "coincidence"? I'm using the word coincidence because I don't have proof of some sort of scheme, but the assassinations and killings of prominent leaders were so frequent, it seemed like something more.

There for a while a couple of "plane crashes" killed Democratic leaders. Wellstone in 2002 comes to mind. There was another one, Carnahan in 2000.


Those were followed by the plane crash that killed to prospective witness in the deposition about voter fraud in 2004.

Coincidences? Maybe some of them. But it is far-fetched to think they all were. Who knows who or what was really behind it all. That is why we have the Southern Poverty Law Center. Odd that some person would name the Southern Poverty Law Center as an inspiration for his violence. Because the whole point of that organization is to stop the violence that ran rampant for so many years.

As I review the list of right-win attacks on liberals, I ask, "Why worry about Muslim terrorists?" We grow our own right here every once in awhile.

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