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JackRiddler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-08-08 07:26 AM
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29. Kill the messenger!
"This guy" "sounds like" "a veritable nutcase."

Empty phrases of dismissal. Actually, he sounds like a crusader, and all crusaders may be a bit nuts, but that doesn't make him wrong on any given point, and (if you want to answer) you have to deal with a point on the details.

You are engaging in distraction. I conclude no one will fail to "sound like" "a veritable nutcase" unless they say something that confirms your own views of the case.

So you can quote his site about his career at length, but none of it answers the citation you supposedly are responding to:



"Seconds later when the shooting broke out, Cesar hit the floor and admitted drawing his weapon. Although two witnesses, one a newsman, said they saw the security guard fire, Gene says that he did not do so. He successfully passed a polygraph test organized by Dan Moldea in 1994. An LAPD polygraph was set up for him in 1968 but was cancelled for unknown reasons by authorities the day before it was to take place.

However, as Moldea also points out, Cesar was standing directly behind Kennedy when Sirhan began firing and, according to his own statements, was in a position to shoot Kennedy at a point blank range.

A total of five witnesses saw him draw the gun, and Cesar gave contradictory statements to police about exactly when he drew the weapon. (He also had been on guard duty in the pantry an hour earlier when Sirhan reportedly slipped into the area.)

The trajectory of the shots from the back, which went through Kennedy's coat as well as into his head, were perfectly aligned with where Cesar said he was on the floor. If he did not fire, then he should have been right next to whoever did shoot and witnessed the activity. He was never asked and never volunteered that information during the polygraph.

(...)

Gene Cesar somehow lost his clip-on necktie during the confusion. In the famous photo of a dying RFK sprawled on the pantry floor, a stray clip-on tie lies just a foot from Kennedy's clutched right hand."



Shannan's not the only one to point all this out. Deal with the above first, until then, spare us your irrelevant opinion of Shannan's resume.
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