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37. LBJ had that phonecall recording system installed. Therefore,....
...I suspect that he used that phone system to make himself look good on a variety of subjects to include JFK's assassination. He knew that researchers would always consider the JFK assassination as grounds for close examination. IMHO, LBJ wanted to leave something behind that would allow LBJ to be seen in a "Simon-pure" light.

As to how LBJ conducted himself in Texas and in Washington, D. C. prior to becoming VP, he was known to be completely ruthless, a man capable of doing ANYTHING to achieve his political goals. The story concerning LBJ's role in the death of one or more Texans goes much farther back than Barr McClellan's book.

A fellow by the name of J. Evetts Haley wrote a book entitled "A Texan Looks at Lyndon" in 1964, a book which was heavily read the next couple of years. This book documented election fraud by LBJ's organization in one of his earlier elections which resulted in the well-earned nickname "Landslide Lyndon".

Haley also discussed the death of an agricultural agent who was investigating some of LBJ's agricultural holdings. The agent supposedly "committed suicide" by allegedly shooting himself several times in the abdomen with a rifle.

While VP, LBJ became involved in a number of scandals. IMHO, LBJ would have ended up in prison if JFK had not been killed in Dallas.

In the months leading up to his assassination, JFK told his secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, that he was going to remove LBJ from the Democratic Party ticket. JFK's most likely choice to replace LBJ would have been George Smathers, the senator from Florida.

Additionally, Nixon made a speech claiming he knew LBJ was going to be replaced. Robert Kennedy appeared to confirm this by comments he made that suggested that LBJ would be prosecuted for political corruption.

LBJ actually told close friends in 1963 that he expected to end up in prison. The reason for this was LBJ was embroiled in a serious political scandal.

In the summer of 1963, the activities of Bobby Baker, Fred Black and Billie Sol Estes began to surface in the media. Baker was LBJs political secretary, and Black was one of LBJs political advisers. Both these men were involved in the business activities of Billie Sol Estes.

In 1962, Baker had established the Serve-U-Corporation with Fred Black and mobsters Ed Levenson and Benny Sigelbaum. The company was to provide vending machines for companies working on federally granted programs. The machines were manufactured by a company secretly owned by Sam Giancana and other mobsters based in Chicago. It was claimed that LBJ was getting a rake-off from Serve-U-Corporation in return for arranging for vending machines to be placed in these companys offices and factories.

Evidence also emerged that LBJ was also involved in political corruption involving the placing of arms contracts. This included the award of a $7 billion contract for a fighter plane, the TFX, to General Dynamics, a company based in Texas. Fred Korth, the Navy Secretary, and a close friend of LBJ, had been involved in negotiating this contract. Additionally, although documents no longer exist to prove this, Lady Bird Johnson invested heavily in General Dynamics and Bell about six months prior to the JFK assassination. Those were the major defense contractors for the jet aircraft and helicoptors used in Vietnam. The Johnsons entered the White House with a net worth of about $200,000, and left there with a net worth of about $6,000,000.

In October 1963, Baker was forced to leave his post as LBJs secretary. Early in November 1963, Korth was forced to resign over the TFX contract.

Don B. Reynolds, a close friend of Bobby Baker, claimed that for many years he had a business relationship with LBJ. Reynolds testified before a secret session of the Senate Rules Committee on November 22, 1963. On returning from Dallas, the newly sworn-in President Johnson discovered that Reynolds had told B. Everett Jordan and his Senate Rules Committee that he had seen a suitcase full of money which Baker described as a "$100,000 payoff to Johnson for his role in securing the Fort Worth TFX contract". LBJ persuaded B. Everett Jordan to stop Reynolds' secret testimony from being published.

Abe Fortas, a man that I believe LBJ later tried to nominate for the Supreme Court, was a lawyer who represented both Lyndon B. Johnson and Bobby Baker. He worked tirelessly to suppress any negative information on LBJ from reaching the public.

Author Edward Jay Epstein wrote an article in December 1966 for Esquire Magazine where he claimed that Reynolds had given the Warren Commission information on the death of John F. Kennedy. Reynolds said that Bobby Baker had told him that Kennedy "would never live out his term and that he would die a violent death." Baker had also said that "the FBI knew that Johnson was behind the assassination". If the FBI knew this, LBJ knew that his good personal friend, J. Edgar Hoover, could be counted on to suppress any negative information about LBJ. The two men had been friends for quite some time, and talked often about the derogatory information they each had on a large number of political figures.
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  - LBJ had that phonecall recording system installed. Therefore,....  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-25-05 03:06 PM   #37 
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              - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-25-05 02:57 PM   #32 
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