Dr. Jill Stein For President 2016.

By Jerry Alatalo

Cumberland IslandAlphabet Like so many who supported Bernie Sanders in hopes he’d defeat Hillary Clinton for the Democratic party nomination, his endorsement of her came as a letdown and, let us say… disappointment. Nobody knows for certain the real reasons for Senator Sanders’ decision to decline on Green party candidate Dr. Jill Stein’s unprecedented in presidential politics offer to run with her, with Sanders at the top of the ticket and her in the Vice President position.

Given the extraordinary nature of the 2016 election, if revelations associating the campaigns of any of the candidates still standing – Clinton, Trump, Stein, Johnson (perhaps Sanders, in this election season of surprises) – with unpleasant facts about actions taken in efforts to obtain raw power came to light, a lot of people would be comfortable, cynical or unperturbed after watching the unusual events over the last year.

It’s safe to assume each man or woman running for President is aware of the personal sacrifice required for seeking the immense power of the office, along with the risks if open about altering the agendas of those who “pull the strings” in the background unseen – the so-called billionaire class. Because presidential candidates know the history of political assassinations in America, the real history kept out of erroneous textbooks read by America’s students, those whose platforms or ideas are about reducing in any significant way the concentrated power of the ultra-wealthy deserve high praise and genuine respect for courage.

It is unfortunate that of all the presidential candidates, those who entered the race and dropped out and those still standing, none of them have found it important to set the historical record straight for all Americans on the truth of what happened to John F. Kennedy (JFK), Martin Luther King (MLK) and Robert F. Kennedy (RFK). The “official” government conclusions on the deaths of these three leaders holds they were the victims of lone assassins Lee Harvey Oswald, James Earl Ray and Sirhan Sirhan.

The “official” conclusions are wrong for all three major historical events, and every man or woman who entered the 2016 presidential race knows (or should know) it. John F. Kennedy, his brother Robert and Martin Luther King were all murdered by their own government, by what has become increasingly more well-known thanks to independent media on the internet as the “deep state”, but, sadly, the nation’s political leaders have yet to gather the moral courage to admit or disclose it to the American people.

These are extremely unpleasant and disturbing facts, no doubt. The recently released 2-million word Iraq War study, the Chilcot Report in Britain, and the 28 Pages related to the events of September 11, 2001 exposing Saudi terrorism financing are equally unpleasant and disturbing for what they reveal about the secret intentions and criminal actions of wealthy and powerful individuals. Both the Chilcot Report and 28 Pages releases, the Iraq War being a direct result of 9/11, will likely lead to more questions, more investigations, and more high-level powerful individuals – most prominent being Tony Blair, George W. Bush and Dick Cheney – facing severe personal consequences for their involvement in war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Because there is no statute of limitations for the crime of murder, it is important to note that some of those directly involved in the assassinations of JFK, MLK and RFK are still alive. William Pepper is a lawyer and represented the King family in a 1999 civil trial where the jury found the Memphis Police Department and elements of the United States government accountable for the murder of Martin Luther King. No major corporate media organizations reported the trial, and every history book in the U.S. excludes the details and facts. Mr. Pepper has written a new book about MLK’s assassination, “The Plot to Kill King”, his 3rd book on the subject which includes new revelations about the truth of Dr. King’s death. He talked for an hour with Bonnie Faulkner about it on her radio program “Guns and Butter”:

http://gunsandbutter.org/blog/2016/06/30/the-plot-to-kill-king-an-interview-with-dr-william-pepper-thirty-nine-years-into-the-investigation

Attorney and professor Daniel Sheehan (Iran-Contra, Watergate, the Pentagon Papers, Karen Silkwood, and other major legal cases) talked with radio host Gary Null about the murders of JFK and RFK, providing little-known, important historical facts all Americans should know about, and for which, along with the truth about MLK, the history books across the U.S. need correction.

http://prn.fm/progressive-commentary-hour-07-05-16/

People previously unaware of the truth conveyed by Mr. Pepper and Mr. Sheehan in these interviews will most likely experience shock, confusion, disappointment and a certain level of righteous indignation after hearing the disturbing details. While learning such mind-troubling truth is very difficult in that one’s perceptions of reality are painfully altered, it is important people know the truth of history as it relates to events occurring today – in particular the 2016 presidential campaign, and using moral discernment when assessing each candidate’s ideas, statements and actions.

For supporters of Bernie Sanders, his endorsement of Hillary Clinton and decision to decline Jill Stein’s offer is near impossible to explain given his and Ms. Clinton’s widely different worldviews. One could (only) speculate, given the billionaire, “deep state” agenda-altering similarities of Mr. Sanders and JFK, MLK and RFK, that certain “messages” delivered to Mr. Sanders were a strong motivating factor in his decision to endorse.

Conditions in America and on Earth are such that a Sanders-Stein team, now apparently not going to manifest, would have had a good chance to win the election, and – given the profoundly disturbing examples of JFK, MLK and RFK – leading one to consider much more sinister explanations.

Martin Luther King knew how dangerous his efforts for social justice and ending the Vietnam War had become, illustrated in his last public speeches where he talked about desiring to “live a long life” and that “longevity has its place”. He told supporters that “I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight, that we as a people will get to the promised land”.

Both John and Robert Kennedy knew what dangerous entities they were up against, yet like Dr. King moved forward with actions based on seemingly transcendent spiritual or philosophical perceptions. The paradoxical nature of the three men and many lesser-known men and women through history – losing one’s life as a result of efforts to improve the lives of others – is a mystery perhaps unknowable until that inevitable time all face when leaving this world.

Dr. Jill Stein’s surprising artistic ability using the guitar and her singing voice will be a welcome relief from the dark nature of the information just presented. As one whose efforts for Bernie Sanders were based on serious concerns about Ms. Clinton and preventing her from becoming the Democratic party nominee, Sanders’ decision – for whatever reason(s)… principled, as part of a secret organized political strategy, or due to sinister threats from the “deep state” – will result in many of his supporters, like the distinguished public intellectual Dr. Cornel West, to dismiss the Democratic party and move to Dr. Jill Stein.

Dr. Stein deserves serious consideration for President of the United States by Americans planning on voting in November, because of all the candidates her words most consistently and accurately convey the truth. Following a historic trend, speaking the truth these days is the supreme courageous act.

(Thank you to Jill Stein for President Booster Club at YouTube)

Martin Luther King: The Truth About His Assassination.

Posted on January 18, 2015

by Jerry Alatalo

Book11Alphabet How many people are aware that in 1999 an actual, official civil trial on Martin Luther King’s (MLK) murder took place? Is that 1999 trial of 30 days and 70 witnesses – where the jury delivered their conclusion that the man accused of the murder, James Earl Ray (deceased by 1999), was not guilty, but that Loyd Jouwers, owner of the grill across from the Lorraine Motel where MLK’s life was terminated, and elements of the Memphis Police Department and United States military were behind the assassination – recorded in America’s history books?

The answer to the first question is probably not many, although every man, woman and child should be. The answer to the second question is probably no; the history books America’s schoolchildren read omit the 1999 MLK Assassination civil trial. That the trial, a truly historic event, and the findings and jury decision, are yet relatively unknown 15 years later is wrong. When American students read about the life and death of MLK and are not given facts about the 1999 trial, they are being given a false history.

Inclusion of the 1999 trial in history books must be viewed as beyond any debate because it happened legally and legitimately, plus, most importantly, inclusion allows students (not to mention the world) to learn the complete truth. If one considers this matter from the standpoint of an academic historian loyal to accurate description of past events, this is obviously unacceptable.

The family of Martin Luther King called on attorney William Pepper to represent them and James Earl Ray for the trial. Mr. Pepper worked closely with MLK in the last year of his life, and it was after studying the work of then-journalist Pepper on his time covering the Vietnam War that led MLK to oppose the war. Pepper had published his work in a powerful “Ramparts” magazine article, which MLK read and led to Pepper and MLK’s close association.

Years after Martin Luther King’s death in 1968, another close associate and friend Ralph Abernathy asked William Pepper to travel with him to interview James Earl Ray in prison. After hours of talking directly to Ray, Pepper became convinced the man was innocent of the assassination. It took many more years before in 1999 the civil trial was held in Memphis – the first and only trial for James Earl Ray, and the first and only trial on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King.

The following interview of William Pepper occurred around a year ago, and in it he describes what happened leading to the 1999 civil trial in Memphis, his subsequent, and current, involvement in the murder of Robert F. Kennedy through representing the accused assassin Sirhan Sirhan, and his thoughts on why Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy and President John Kennedy were killed.

William Pepper told the story behind MLK’s assassination and the 1999 civil trial in his book “An Act of State”.

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Founder and editor of phibetaiota.net Robert David Steele entered the following review at Amazon.com. Mr. Steele apparently is very well-read, as he has compiled the highest number of reviews of nonfiction books at Amazon.

This review is from: An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King (Paperback)

John 8:32 “Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free”.

The updated book is better than the original because it includes a post 9-11 Afterword.

So many people are going to consider this book to be a provocation, a conspiracy theory, revisionist, etc. I will start with three compelling reasons to take this seriously:

1. The author is a recognized barrister in England and lawyer in the US. His reputation is impeccable, and he is respected by heads of state and of international organizations concerned with human rights.

2. The author brought a civil suit in which it took the jury less than one hour of deliberation after all the facts had been laid out, to find for the plaintiffs (the King family survivors) and agree that the US Government was complicit in his murder.

3. The evidence of US Government complicity in crimes against humanity as well as high crimes and misdemeanors of all sorts, is now over-whelming within the non-fiction literature. Cover-ups are the norm.

Here are my flyleaf notes:

+ King was leading a coalition of peace and civil rights in 1967, one that expanded to address economic injustice and the rights of indigenous people’s everywhere, but especially in Viet-Nam. This “new politics,” like the third party politics of today, was so threatening to the Mafia, to banks and corporations, and to the US political and FBI leadership committed to “because we say so, right or wrong,” that he was ordered killed.

+ The author tells us that by 1970 King’s moral authority was directly challenging the moral bankruptcy of the American “state,” which King aptly described as “the greatest purveyor of violence on Earth.” (See my review of The Fifty Year Wound: How America’s Cold War Victory Has Shaped Our World and also Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA)

+ Unlike others who accepted the government’s fictional account at face value, the author actually interviewed James Earl Ray in prison, and over time clearly established both Ray’s veracity, and additional evidence.

+ The FBI burglarized Martin Luther King over 20 times.

+ Less than one month after the John F. Kennedy assassination (he was warned and discounted the warning delivered by his brother), the FBI made Martin Luther King its top target, focusing on “neutralizing King as an effective leader.” (The cover-up is exposed in Someone Would Have Talked: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the Conspiracy to Mislead History)

+ At least two funded “hits” on King were discovered, but the one that succeeded involved Frank Liberto, a Mafia boss in the food business, who evidently forgave a major debt from Lloyd Jowers who served as the on-site cut-out for the weapon but did not do the shooting himself. Links are discussed between the FBI, the Mafia, and local police.

+ The local police pulled back all assigned security, took black officers off watch, and evidently arranged to have King moved from a protected inner courtyard room to an upper room directly in the line of sight from the bushes where the shooter was planning to be.

+ 30 years seems to be the magic time period that must pass before individuals sworn to secrecy to protect political malfeasance realize they should ease their consciences before death.

+ The book includes an appendix that shows the many times the Department of Justice willfully lied or omitted evidence in its own investigation.

+ The author presented nine areas to a court that found for the plaintiff; they are listed on page 108:

01 the background to the assassination
02 the local conspiracy
03 the crime scene
04 the murder weapon
05 Raul (the handler)
06 the broader conspiracy
07 the cover up–its scope and activities
08 the defendant’s prior admissions
09 damages

The King family sought damages of just $100. Far more important to them was the verdict of the jury: the US Government, and particularly the FBI and US Army counterintelligence elements acting against US citizens on US soil, were complicit in the murder (assassination) of Martin Luther King.

The author places King is direct opposition to the materialism and the secularization of life to include a loss of morality in US foreign policy. Specifically mentioned in this book are King’s objection to US Government support for dictators. (See my review of Breaking the Real Axis of Evil: How to Oust the World’s Last Dictators by 2025)

The author states that he could not have obtained a trial date, much less a verdict, without the full engagement of the King family. Their participation was of inestimable value, he says. He then goes on to describe how the media, which did not attend the trial, slandered (broadcast) and libeled (print) the family and the memory of Martin Luther King. [This is the same media that refused to run $100,000 cash in advance information advertisements against the elective war on Iraq.]

The author specifically warns of the discreet movement in 2007 of the Violent Radicalization Act allowing the White House to redirect the National Guard from any state to any other state, and believes that there is now an explicit fear among “the elite” of impending and complete system collapse and a public rebellion of consequence.

I have a note from the book, that Martin Luther King was branded a traitor. So also was General Tony Zinni, USMC (Ret), the most recently retired Commander in Chief of the U.S. Central Command, and the single most knowledgeable authority at the time on Iraq, Iran, the Middle East, the Pakistan wild card, and Afghanistan. My bottom line: we are lied to; the “experts” are not expert and pander for access–it is time we assert the collective intelligence of We the People.

Completely unexpected to me, but relevant in the context of other books I have been reading, is the author’s outline of how King and all that he stood for called into question the entire-military industrial complex and the misdirection of most of our money toward waging war. (See my review of War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America’s Most Decorated Soldier and of the DVD Why We Fight)

The last page of the body of the book, page 288, has this quote that I marked:

“Martin King firmly believed that non-violent civil disobedience was the best strategy to obtain justice. There is little doubt in my mind that massive non-violent civil disobedience has the potential to shut down the nation, and compel substantive social, economic, political, and cultural change, leading to the reconstruction of the Republic with a focus on the needs of people rather than capital. His dream lives on in each of us who internalized it.”

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(Thank you to Paul DeRienzo at YouTube)