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In reply to the discussion: Who assassinated JFK? [View all]

Jeebo

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2. It was a mob hit.
Thu Nov 23, 2023, 04:16 PM
Nov 2023

JFK and RFK were seriously investigating and prosecuting the mob. That's what Thom Hartmann and Lamar Waldron say. They really sound like they know what they're talking about, and I am inclined to believe them.

Another thing: One poster in this thread says the bullet that killed JFK came from in front of the car. If you look at the Zapruder film in full speed, I think it's clear that bullet did, indeed, come from in front of that car. I have no doubt that Oswald was shooting at the motorcade from that window in the Texas School Book Depository building, but the bullet that actually killed JFK came from in front of the car.

Here's one more thing that I heard 35 or 40 years ago: My brother came to me saying that he had just read a short article in USA Today that was very interesting. A retired Dallas cop named Roscoe White who had just died had made a stunning death bed confession: He claimed that he was the shooter behind the grassy knoll, and also that he was the killer of Officer Tippett later that day.

That article was short and buried on an inside page, my brother said, and I never actually read it, but I thought, Hoo boy, there's going to be a huge media controversy over this! I never heard another word about it. Why? Did somebody squelch that story?

I did not choose any of the options in the poll because there was not a button for "It was a mob hit". One button offered the mafia but the mafia and the mob are not exactly the same thing. So I did not vote in the poll.

-- Ron

Who assassinated JFK? [View all] gopiscrap Nov 2023 OP
He was hit from the front underpants Nov 2023 #1
It was a mob hit. Jeebo Nov 2023 #2
American Tabloid TexasDem69 Nov 2023 #3
"we'll never know" is sort of a cop-out, doncha think? I'd guess most of us feel that way... hlthe2b Nov 2023 #4
after all of us are deceased and it won't matter IzzaNuDay Nov 2023 #5
Or perhaps, who cares? Chainfire Nov 2023 #6
Ancient Aliens LeftInTX Nov 2023 #7
Oswald wounded him CanonRay Nov 2023 #8
Wow, very interesting Polybius Nov 2023 #12
Watch "The Smoking Gun" CanonRay Nov 2023 #13
It's from a book. TwilightZone Nov 2023 #15
Other. H2O Man Nov 2023 #9
It is a 3 way combo BigmanPigman Nov 2023 #10
I think it was the CIA Tree Lady Nov 2023 #11
Oswald The Revolution Nov 2023 #14
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