Documents Reveal Two US Soldiers Overheard Plot To Kill JFK—and Were Committed After Reporting It – BlacklistedNews

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Documents Reveal Two US Soldiers Overheard Plot To Kill JFK—and Were Committed After Reporting It
Published: July 16, 2018
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Source: Jay Syrmopoulos @ The Free Thought Project

(Support Free Thought) – Washington, D.C. – Despite receiving little attention in the mass media, the November 2017 and April 2018 release of more than 35,000 and 18,000 documents by the Trump Administration, relating to the assassination of former President Kennedy—which had been withheld from the public for more than 50 years—sheds new light on the president’s murder and the two soldiers who attempted to stop it.

While the mainstream media did cursorily cover the two releases, virtually none of the coverage was aimed at the most damning revelations, which included the fact that two U.S. soldiers in separate locations uncovered cryptographic messages indicating that President Kennedy was going to be assassinated, prior to his murder in Dallas.

Ominously, both of these soldiers were subsequently institutionalized after attempting to get the information they had uncovered to authorities.

The first case involves an army code breaker named Eugene V. Dinkin.

U.S. Army Private First Class Eugene Dinkin served in Metz, France, in the 599th Ordinance Group and worked in the cryptography section of his unit. His duties at Metz reportedly included deciphering cable traffic from the European Commands, NATO, etc.

A report by Citizens for Truth About the Kennedy Assassination (CTAKA) explained:

On September, 1963, Dinkin noticed material in the Army newspaper, Stars and Stripes, and other print publications, that was negative toward the president and his policies and implied that he was a weak president in dealing with the Russians. The examples that he found became more negative, the suggestion being that if he were removed as president it would be a good thing. By mid-October Dinkin had found enough information—some of it subliminal—that he was convinced that a plot was in the works. One driven by some high-ranking members of the military, some right-wing economic groups, and with support by some national media outlets…

Dinkin’s studies forced him to conclude that the plot would happen around November 28, 1963, and that the assassination would be blamed on “a Communist or a Negro”. He then sent a registered letter to Attorney General Robert Kennedy. When he got no reply, he decided on other options.

Dinkin gathered his evidentiary material in late October 1963, which included psychological sets he had uncovered that he believed were being used to induce a specific state of mind into citizens’ consciousness regarding President Kennedy in the run-up to his assassination and he went to the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg in an effort to meet with Mr. Cunningham, the Chargé d’Affaires.

Despite Dinkin informing Cunningham by phone that he had important information about a plot to assassinate Kennedy, Cunningham refused to meet with him or look at his evidentiary data.

Upon returning to Metz, his superiors informed him that he was scheduled to undergo a psychological evaluation on November 5, 1963. Dinkin then decided he had to leave his unit and go to Geneva, Switzerland, in an attempt to get this information to someone that could potentially assist in thwarting the assassination attempt.

Despite unsuccessfully attempting to speak to the editor of the newspaper, Geneva Diplomat, and a Newsweek reporter, who refused to listen to the information, Dinkin was able to speak to the secretary for Time-Life who was located in Zurich.

The documents reveal that on November 6, 1963, Dinkin went to the press room of the United Nations office in Geneva, where he informed reporters about the assassination plot.

Reporter, Alex des Fontaines, a freelancer for Time-Life and Radio Canada, later told authorities that he and a female reporter both recalled Dinkin discussing the evidence he had uncovered regarding an assassination plot. In fact, the information from Dinkin actually prompted Des Fontaines to file the story on November 26, 1963.

Additionally, an FBI Airtel from the Paris Legation to FBI Director Hoover of February 27, 1964, provides evidence that the FBI was aware of Dinkin’s information, as the Airtel notes that on November 8, 1963—over two weeks before Kennedy’s assassination—a message containing references to Dinkin’s activities noted that his statements and actions had apparently received considerable publicity.

The documents reveal that despite a wide range of U.S. government officials being made aware of Dinkin’s information, they all failed to report the assassination plot to the White House or Secret Service.

Dinkin was placed in detention upon his return on November 8 and held until November 13—when he was taken to Landstuhl Hospital in Germany for a psychological evaluation, and was subsequently transferred to Walter Reed Naval Hospital, where he was held for four months until he was discharged.

While Dinkin was being detained, a man who claimed to be from the Department of Defense visited him and asked him for the data he had collected regarding the assassination plot. Dinkin reportedly told the man where the papers were located. Upon his release, he realized that all of his data he had collected had been taken.

In an interview with FBI agents, he said he believed that there had been a plot perpetrated by a “military group,” and abetted by newspaper personnel working with the group that plotted to assassinate President Kennedy.

In a completely separate case, two newly released CIA documents reveal that prior to November 1963, Air Force Sergeant David Christensen, who was stationed at Kirknewton, Scotland, intercepted communications that an assassination attempt would be made on President Kennedy.

The documents reveal that Christensen, while stationed at a CIA listening post at an RAF base, reportedly intercepted communications about a plot to assassinate Kennedy—but few other substantive details surrounding exactly what he heard are available.

After hearing something he clearly was not intended to hear, and trying to get it sent to NSA, Christensen, like Dinkin, was reportedly committed to a mental health institution.

The fact that the cases of these two separate U.S. servicemen were withheld for over 50 years after the assassination clearly leads one to believe that this information was withheld for a reason. If these were two cranks, then why would these reports only be surfacing after 50 years?

The testimony of these men was hidden and kept secret for 50 years, as what they heard clearly implied a plot that went well beyond the single-gunman theory of the Warren Commission.

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Delaware Supreme Court Sums Up Entire Gun Debate In Ruling

Delaware Supreme Court Sums Up Entire Gun Debate In Ruling
https://bearingarms.com/tom-k/2017/12/18/delaware-supreme-court-sums-entire-gun-debate-ruling/
Posted at 6:00 pm on December 18, 2017 by Tom Knighton

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It’s not often that a court captures a debate perfectly in a sentence or two. After all, most debates are complex things that require layers of discussion.

However, the Delaware State Supreme Court just lowered the boom on restrictions that kept lawfully owned and carried firearms out of state parks. In the process, they summed up what we’ve been saying for years regarding firearms and gun control laws.

The Superior Court earlier upheld the ban based on the “important governmental objective of keeping the public safe from the potential harm of firearms in state parks and forests,” The Court did not believe the regulations violated any constitutional rights.

“But that conclusion is based on the questionable notion — unsupported by reference to any evidence – that outlawing possession of firearms in an area makes law-abiding citizens safer because criminals will, for some reason, obey the regulations,” the Supreme Court majority found.

This is it in a nutshell. That’s what we keep telling gun control zealots over and over, and they still persist in pretending that somehow gun laws will somehow keep criminals from using firearms.

It won’t. We know this because of what transpires in places like New York City, where just this past weekend there was a gunfight between groups of men. No police involvement, just bad guys.

The criminals do not follow the rules, so as a result, gun laws only impact the law-abiding.

Some have argued that this line of reasoning could also be applied to any crime as only the criminals break those laws as well, which is sort of true. The difference is that guns allow the law-abiding to protect themselves. Laws against murder protect me. Laws against guns make me far more likely to be a victim.

That’s the fundamental truth that led the Delaware Supreme Court to their ruling.

At no point will rules forbidding the carrying of firearms actually make anyone safer. The idea that they will betrays a fundamental ignorance in the gun grabbers’ line of thinking. They don’t and they never will.

It’s part of why so many Second Amendment advocates refuse to visit establishments where their firearms aren’t welcome. They know that if they comply with that rule, they may well be the only one who complies with it. The violent felon with anger management issues won’t care. He’ll ignore the law and we all know it.

That leaves me and mine disarmed except for the magical thinking of people who believe these rules actually accomplish anything.

For residents of Delaware, it seems clear that their supreme court has their back. It seems their court understands that rules only inhibit the lawful and does nothing to the criminal except, at best, add another charge they can have leveled against them. If that’s the goal, so be it, but don’t pretend it’s a safety issue.

Rules like that make Americans less safe, and we all know it. If only the gun grabbers would learn that lesson rather than pontificating endlessly on just how superior they are simply because they want to disarm the average American.

Major Tucson Sex Trafficking Camp – Ties to Clinton Foundation, Rothschild and the Ex-President of Mexico’s Son


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Major Tucson Sex Trafficking Camp – Ties to Clinton Foundation, Rothschild and the Ex-President of Mexico’s Son
Monday, June 4, 2018 8:11

Major Tucson Sex Trafficking Camp – Ties to Clinton Foundation, Rothschild and the Ex-President of Mexico’s Son

The most despicable crime on the face of the earth is child sex trafficking and the global elite are involved in controlling the industry in every country. This is a byproduct of Agenda 21. This report is not for everyone to view. It is horrific, particularly the 10 minutes of video that you will be referred to.
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Word is spreading like wildfire across Arizona. I have about 20 emails advising me of sex trafficking camps being discovered in the Tucson area along the I-19 corridor and Valencia.

The MSM is totally ignoring the story, despite overwhelming evidence to substantiate the claims and the Independent is still largely unaware of this heinous discovery in Southern Arizona.

The following is a typical email of what I am receiving.

Hello Dave

…. I came across this article video. Titus frost on his channel… About how the Arizona State Patrol and Tucson Police will not help gather up child traffickers and drug trafficking.. you would have to watch this video posted 9 hours ago to see what’s going on down in Arizona… Titus Frost in the video titled operation Backyard Brawl… Please investigate… Thank you

EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT’

The following is an eyewitness account of an individual who purports to have been to one of the camps along I-19 and Valencia.

The camp was discovered by a group associated with VOP. VOP is a group that patrols the streets and tries to rescue veterans who are homeless, drug addicted or impaired in some fashion. The VOP associated with reporting on this Sex-Trafficking camp, where children are ostensibly used and murdered, has stated that they happened, by chance, into the discovery of this camp, from INTEL gathered from their street operations in the search for veterans at the camp site when evidence was found that implicated the site as a child-sex trafficking site.

You may find it useful, if you have touchscreen to enlarge the following to read. If you are unable to do so, I will summarize the content below the following statement.

I am experiencing trouble getting many people to go on the record, although I have accessed a 3 hour video on this subject which I will reference later in this article.

I realize that some of you will not be able to enlarge your computer screen to read the account regarding the sex camp. Therefore, please allow me to summarize the events detailed in the above publication, which was admittedly produced in small print:

The VOP has found combs with blond hair.

There are boxes with chilren’s toys and next to the toys are used condoms.

Graves have been discovered. VOP anon said they stopped digging when the smell got so bad they had to stop. They need to resume the digging. Buy some gas masks and continue the work! VOP is asking for assistance with regard to getting cadaver dogs to come to the site.
KGUN television in Tucson is mocking the reports of the VOP.

The Tucson Police and the FBI refuse to come to the scene where the crime scene evidence was located.

The property in question is owned by Cemex Construction Materials South LLC (more on the company and their associates later in the article).

The Tucson Police has given VOP until Monday (today, June 4, 2018) to vacate the premises. Could this be another Bundy Ranch standoff? The VOP says they are not leaving until their work is done. Cemex has threatened to bring their own private security to remove VOP. VOP has stated that they are not leaving until the breaches in the fences are repaired so the property can be sealed off.

I have seen video of restraints embedded in trees along with bone cutting saws and a Playboy magazine nearby, along with condoms. You will see a video reference to this fact in which the readers will have to link to because the video is not public for undisclosed reasons. If they are trying to conceal this report from YouTube censorship, YT will discover this, take down the video and terminate the channel.

Therefore, I do not expect this video to be available much longer and you will be forced to depend on the eyewitness accounts of people, like myself, who have seen it, all of it. And I am warning you, not everyone should see this video. Even the most hardened person will have trouble viewing this material.

Here is the link to the video. If you think you have the stomach to see the restraints on the trees and the Playboy magazine, you can link to it here and go the 1:52:00 – 2:02:00 mark.
From: VOP Alpha Co – Team Pulaski

June 2 at 1:01pm ·

SHARE WITH ALL TUCSON NEWS OUTLETS… In order to provide opportunity for full transparency… the dismantling of the Child Sex Camp is being postponed for 5 hrs. Come out before then.

Camp will be dismantled with prison cell, all children’s items, all physical evidence of human trafficking, receipts with dates, and bags of human waste collected and delivered to DHS once catagoring is completed Monday afternoon.

We are demanding a full investigation into Cemex, the Builder, and the Child Sex Trafficking.

We are also demanding an investigation related to the accusation that we staged this. We will fully cooperate.

You don’t have to trust that we are being honest, you have to trust God who remains 2 moves from Checkmate.

#DoingItRight

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The post is readable and very clear. However, we have another post from a source at the scene that will require you to enlarge the text. And, again, if you cannot, I will summarize the content. This is very damaging content. The following contains a trace of Cemex’s associations and history.

The Mayor Tucson is implicated by name (ie Rothschild). The Illuminati is implicated. The Federal Government is implicated and their has been at least one Federal investigation into Cemex, according to Reuters. The following is worth the time and effort to decipher.

Summary of the above mentioned content:

The land in question is owned by Cemex and they are a partner of the Clinton Global Initiative.

Cemex is linked to Haiti through the Clinton Foundation.

The report states that Cemex is a $100 million donor to the Clinton Foundation (Editor’s Note: One has to wonder if this payment was a pay for play? Read on because this speculation will make more sense).

Cemex is also owned by Bronfman-Rothschild. That would central banking head.

Sara Bronfman’s husband became the head of Libya-SA trade initiative after the Clinton/Obama led overthrow of Ghadaffi.

Cemex is under a US DOJ investigation according to a March 14, 2018 Reuters article.

The investigation comes after the company said in December that the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) had asked it for information to determine whether it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the construction of a new plant in Colombia. Editor’s Note: It is not clear what they are under investigation for. It is not clear what this “plant” in Colombia is all about. Is it tied to child-sex-trafficking? That question cannot be answered at this time because there is a media blackout on this investigation except for a brief update on May 18th by the Wall Street Journal. However, the articles did not reveal anything significant related to the specific crimes.

Emillano Salinas is the son of the former President of Mexico.

Salinas is an ex-member of NXIVM, the nasty Hollywood cartel with sex trafficking ties. You may recall that former Smallville actress Allison Mack who had self-admitted involvement in the controversial NXIVM organization.

Salinas worked for Lazard Investments. Lazard Investments is connected to George Soros.

Jonathan Rothschild is the Mayor of Tucson.

I have known for years that the Pima County Sheriff is controlled by the Rothschild-Greenberg cartel.
Conclusion

There is no conclusion to this story, I am just getting started. I invite my associates in the Independent Media to join me in exposing this heinous activity. Stay tuned, information is flooding in.

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David Seaman Reports Sealed Indictments Are Now Unsealed – Arrest of the Cabal Occurring

David Seaman Reports Sealed Indictments Are Now Unsealed – Arrest of the Cabal Occurring
By Editor April 6, 2018
http://www.theeventchronicle.com/editors-pick/david-seaman-reports-sealed-indictments-are-now-unsealed-arrest-of-the-cabal-occurring/

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In this video David Seaman discusses the imminent takedown of everything and everyone he’s been talking about for the past year-and-a-half. This includes the royal family, celebrities, politicians Etc, you’re talking over 20,000 sealed indictments. Apparently David has seen the indictments and the unsealing of those indictments has already begun.

This is an exciting time to be alive if all of this comes to fruition which David says in the video is happening immediately as of right now!. The #Rothschilds, the #Rockefellers, the #clintons, the #podesta‘s, the #Obamas, #GeorgeSoros, Etc all must be sh*tting their pants now. It is payback time in a stupendous way. this time in our lives is something that we will all remember forever. This is going to be a life-changing and more importantly a world changing event.

Please download this video and repost it everywhere, they can stop 1000s of us. Silly pedophiles cannot stop the will of the people!!

Like David says “dummies in a cult” and that’s exactly what they are, pathetic fools who worship satan… What sad losers they truly are. #QAnon #Clinton #JohnPodesta #GeorgeSoros

The Inventor of a Water-Powered Car That Died In A Restaurant Yelling ‘They Poisoned Me’


The Inventor of a Water-Powered Car That Died In A Restaurant Yelling ‘They Poisoned Me’
By Editor April 2, 2018
By Arjun Walia
http://www.theeventchronicle.com/study/the-inventor-of-a-water-powered-car-that-died-in-a-restaurant-yelling-they-poisoned-me-2/

“We recently took a scientific delegation to witness Stan’s work…and came back saying, this is one of the most important inventions of the century.” – Leonard Holihan, from the Advanced Energy Research Institute at the time (source)

Everyday the world becomes aware of technologies that have the potential to halt the unnecessary damage we continue to create using fossil fuels. We’ve been talking about it for years, transitioning our way of life to be more harmonious with the planet and its natural systems. I’m not talking about solar or wind power (although great), I’m talking about clean and green technology that render fossil fuel burning technologies inferior and obsolete.

One of these “new” technologies is a water fuelled car, and it has been unveiled on a number of occasions. It’s an automobile that derives its energy directly from water, and water alone. It is not hard to see why it’s not available to the masses. An engine powered by water would wipe out a large chunk of the fossil fuel industry and change the way these companies do business all together. The oil and gas corporations combine to bring in trillions of dollars every year. Inventions like these are a direct threat to the industry.
JAPANESE COMPANY UNVEILS WATER POWERED CAR

A Japanese company called Genepax unveiled their water powered car in 2008 in Osaka, Japan(1). It doesn’t matter if it’s tap, bottled, or lake water, any type of water can make this car run. An energy generator splits the water molecules to produce hydrogen and this is used to power the car. They use a membrane electrode assembly (MEA) to split the Hydrogen from the Oxygen through a chemical reaction. The cell needs only water and air, eliminating the need for a hydrogen reformer and high pressure hydrogen tank.

This isn’t a conspiracy! The reality of this device has been verified by patent offices all over the world. To search a Japanese patent, you have to go through the Industrial Property Digital Library (IPDL). This organization makes patents available to the intellectual property department of the Japan Patent Office. The IDPL provides over 60 million documents and their relevant information as published since the end of the 19th century. The fact that these are even published for patent pending says a lot.

Click HERE: https://www.j-platpat.inpit.go.jp/web/all/top/BTmTopEnglishPage to view the water energy system patent. You can also visit the Industrial Property Digital Library itself, do a “PAJ” search. Type in the publication number **2006-244714**. Documents are also on file with the European Patent Office, you can view them HERE: https://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/originalDocument?CC=JP&NR=2006244714&KC=&FT=E#. Reuters also did a brief report on the vehicle as you can see in the video below.

So what happened to Genepax? Approximately a year after revealing their device, the company shut down. They stopped displaying their device as well as promoting it. The only explanation given was a lack of monetary funds.

STANLEY MEYER’S WATER FUEL CELL

Genepax isn’t the only group to have come forward demonstrating that we can turn water into hydrogen fuel and use it to power cars. Stanely Allen Meyer is another one who invented a water powered car and it received very little attention when it came to making the news available to the masses. Today, it’s a fairly well known story due to the mass awareness that has been created around the story. Stan’s invention was picked up very briefly by a local news station in Ohio. You can view his patent HERE, it also describes the whole process.

Here is another brief clip of Stan as he demonstrates his technology. Water contains a lot of hydrogen, as we know, which is a very efficient type of fuel. Converting water into hydrogen is 100 percent clean!

So what happened to Stanley Meyer? He was sued by potential investors, it was determined that his device was nothing revolutionary and simply uses the process of electrolyses. His claims were determined fraudulent, and his technology was under investigation by a number of investors, the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Defense. It was patent pending, all of a sudden Stan Meyer died suddenly in 1998 after dining at a restaurant. Many close to him, including his twin brother, believe Stan was intentionally poisoned. Stan claimed, just before he died in he restaurant parking lot, that he was poisoned.

According to his brother Stephen, “He took a sip of cranberry juice. Then he grabbed his neck, bolted out the door, dropped to his knees and vomited violently”

“I ran outside and asked him, ‘What’s wrong?’ ” his brother, Stephen Meyer, recalled. “He said, ‘They poisoned me.’ That was his dying declaration.” (source)
USING WATER AS FUEL

Water makes the perfect fuel source. It’s comprised of two hydrogen atoms and one atom of oxygen. When the water molecule is separated into its two component atoms and oxidized as fuel, the result is equivalent to an energy output that is two and one half times more powerful than gasoline. The byproduct of the combustion is water vapour, totally pollution free, returning water back into the atmosphere. The process used is known as electrolysis, which is a method of separating elements by pushing an electric current through a compound. Various techniques for water splitting have been issued in water splitting patents all over the world. You can click here to look at a few from the United States.

Not to long ago, researchers at Virginia Tech extracted hydrogen energy from water. They discovered that the energy stored in xylose splits water molecules as-well, yielding high purity hydrogen. You can read more about that here: http://www.collective-evolution.com/2013/04/05/clean-energy-breakthrough-scientists-extract-hydrogen-gas-from-plants/. There are multiple examples of creating hydrogen by splitting the water molecule (2).

Another existing technology that can replace that entire industry is the Free Energy Device. Implementation of these two technologies alone would create one of the biggest technological changes in human history. The same group of people that own the big oil companies also own the mainstream media, so it’s not surprising that we don’t hear about these technologies. Scientists have been murdered, labs have been burnt down, and prototypes have been taken.

Alternative technologies are great, and obviously have tremendous implications. We must remember that the human race cannot create from the same level of consciousness that created this system in the first place. A change for planet Earth coincides with the change of heart more people are experiencing everyday. The key to move forward and enter into a new paradigm is simple, it’s love. With love, we’d already have these technologies implemented Because of greed, hate, fear and ego, they remain suppressed, but only for now.

Hopefully this article inspires more to further their research on water powered cars. There are multiple stories with very similar endings for the parties who came forward with this ground breaking technology. Why do we continue to speak about change when we already have the technologies to implement change? One reason is because a large majority of people have yet to become aware of these alternative technologies. They are not marketed, publicized or given much attention. It can be hard to accept that there are people on the planet actually engaged in the suppression of such information, but unfortunately it’s a reality. We are living in the age of transparency, many of us are waking up to thoughts and ideas we never thought we would ponder. In some cases revealing these technologies can cost you your life, that’s how much opposition exists against it -for now. When a new technology becomes so evidently clear, the implications are far reaching and can threaten multiple corporate interests.

Sources

(1)http://www.reuters.com/video/2008/06/13/water-fuel-car-unveiled-in-japan?videoId=84561

http://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/originalDocument?CC=JP&NR=2006244714&KC=&FT=E

http://www19.ipdl.inpit.go.jp/PA1/cgi-bin/PA1DETAIL

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130403104104.htm

(2)http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-adv.htm&r=0&p=1&f=S&l=50&Query=ttl%2F%22water+splitting%22%0D%0A&d=PTXT

http://www.waterfuelcell.org

This article (The Inventor of a Water-Powered Car That Died In A Restaurant Yelling ‘They Poisoned Me’) was originally published on Collective Evolution and syndicated by The Event Chronicle.

Whistleblower Testifies Facebook Listens to You EVERYWHERE—Here’s How To Stop It — tomfernandez28’s Blog

Zuckerberg ain’t laughing no more, is he?

By Matt Agorist In June of 2016, as Instagram celebrated reaching 500 million monthly users, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, posted a photo of himself enjoying the moment. The photo quickly went viral, not because people like Zuckerberg, but because it showed the owner of a company—that requests permission to record through your camera and […]

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FL Shooting Survivor Colton Haab: CNN Told Me I Needed To “Stick To The Script”; Entire Town Hall Scripted Posted By Ian Schwartz

FL Shooting Survivor Colton Haab: CNN Told Me I Needed To “Stick To The Script”; Entire Town Hall Scripted
Posted By Ian Schwartz
On Date February 22, 2018
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2018/02/22/fl_school_shooting_survivor_cnn_told_me_i_needed_to_stick_to_the_script_they_scripted_entire_town_hall.html

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor Colton Haab appeared on FOX News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight to talk about his saga with CNN and how they “scripted” a question for him to use at Wednesday night’s town hall event hosted by the network and moderated by CNN’s Jake Tapper.

Haab, a JROTC member who helped shepherd students to safety, was approached by the network to ask a question at the town hall. Haab showed CNN what he wanted to say but said Carrie Stevenson, an executive producer at CNN, ultimately rejected it and instead after several conversations “scripted” a question for him.

“CNN had originally asked me to write a speech and questions and it ended up being all scripted,” Haab said to a local news outlet Wednesday night.

“Before we get into anything. I just want to make sure that everybody hasn’t forgotten why we are actually here tonight. I mean, we lost 17 lives last week. I actually physically put two to rest. To me, that was the hardest thing in the world to endure. Nobody should have to go through this. As long as we are taking the right steps to move forward from this and make sure this doesn’t happen again, I’m all for that,” Haab said on the Thursday broadcast of FOX News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight.

“We certainly haven’t forgotten. Thank you for reminding us yet again. And we think that the only way to make the country better and maybe put a dent in this scourge is to have a rational, thoughtful conversation about what to do next. And with that in mind, you were planning to go to this event last night and tell me if I am mischaracterizing any of this and you said at the request of a CNN producer you sent in a number of questions, — statements, questions you wanted to ask of the politicians on the stage and they rewrote one of your questions? Is that right?” Carlson asked.

Haab told Carlson he wanted to go “speak [his] part” and “open eyes” to a few things he thought could make the situation better. Haab said the network was dishonest and that is why he decided not to attend. He also said he was directed to “stick to the script.”

“She had actually said that over the phone that I needed to stick to the script,” Haab said of the CNN producer.

Haab said he believed all the questions asked at the town hall were scripted. Haab explained in detail what happened between him and the cable news network and what he thought of the town hall.

COLTON HAAB: So what had happened was four days ago I had gotten contacted by a lady named [State of the Union executive producer] Carrie Stevenson from CNN. She had asked me originally to just write a speech. It was going to be at the town hall at the BB&T Center [in Sunrise, Florida]. So I agreed. I felt like it would be the right thing to do. Be able to go speak my part as well as open eyes to a few things that I thought that can make this situation a little better. From there, three days ago, so the next day after that I had gotten an email back from her and she asked for more of questions rather than a speech. Which I was totally fine with so I wrote a little less of a speech and more of questions that I wanted to ask at the town hall. The day after that it was more of just questions. She asked for just questions that I would like to ask.

So, I gave her my questions and then yesterday, at about 5:15, I made contact with her. And she had asked if I had just asked her one question. So what they had actually done was wrote out a question for me because in my interview with CNN, I had talked about arming the teachers, if they were willing to arm themselves in the school to carry on campus. And they had — she had taken that of what I had briefed on and actually wrote that question out for me. So I have that question here if you would like me to ask it for you.

“I just want to make sure I have this straight. So you sent them a long, in effect essay on what you thought but they put their own words in the question and they weren’t the same as the words you had sent in? They were the producer’s words?” Carlson asked.

“Absolutely,” Haab answered. “They had taken what I had wrote and what I had briefed on and talked about and they actually wrote the question for me.”

“But not with your — they put their own words into their question, even after they asked to you send in questions,” Carlson responded.

“Absolutely,” Haab said.

“But that seems dishonest,” Carlson reacted.

“It definitely did,” Haab agreed. “That’s kind of why I didn’t go last night. Originally I had thought that it was going to be more of my own question and my own say and then it turned out to be more of just a script. And she had actually said that over the phone that I needed to stick to the script.”

Haab said watched some of the CNN town hall but turned it off because he “knew” it was going to be “scripted.”

“I watched a little bit of it. I kind of felt like I didn’t really need to because I knew as soon as what had happened with me that it was going to be more scripted and wasn’t actually going to be actual questions. Then I didn’t feel the need to fully watch it,” he told Carlson.

“So if CNN was willing to re-word your question, put their own words in your mouth, and as you said you didn’t want to go along with that, do you think they did that to other people last night?” Carlson asked.

“Absolutely, from what I did see, I seen a couple people that had asked questions before I did leave my house. And it was a little piece of paper cut out. And I know for a fact that nobody cut their own paper out and wrote their own question. Especially when they were all based off the same topic. So, to me, it from right there it showed this isn’t correct. Why do they all have the same size piece of paper with a short little question on it? So, to me it was a total waste of my time, honestly,” Haab said.

“You’re not just some person off the street,” Carlson said. “You’re a survivor of this shooting and the point was the listen to you — to the survivors of the shooting.”

“Were you surprised by the way they behaved?” Carlson asked about CNN.

“I mean, honestly, it was very shocking to me because we just went through such a horrific tragedy. For them to take that and now make such a big newscast over what they want to hear, it was very upsetting to me,” Haab answered.

“It’s shocking to us too, trust me, in the actual journalism business,” Carlson responded.

The email documentation beteween Haab and CNN is here:
https://www.scribd.com/document/372251755/attachment-1-3-docx

CNN denied Haab’s accusation that they gave him a scripted question. According to a CNN insider Haab wanted to give an extensive speech and not just ask a question, something the network said the forum was not designed for. When the family was told this they decided to pull out of the event. The CNNer also noted the subject Haab wanted to address, arming teachers, was discussed at length in the 2-hour long town hall.

Here is CNN’s official statement:

There is absolutely no truth to this. CNN did not provide or script questions for anyone in last night’s town hall, nor have we ever. After seeing an interview with Colton Haab, we invited him to participate in our town hall along with other students and administrators from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Colton’s father withdrew his name from participation before the forum began, which we regretted but respected. We welcome Colton to join us on CNN today to discuss his views on school safety.