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OKC Bombshell Implicates Feds in Murrah Blast

As we grapple with the mountain of lies from our so-called "government",
let us not forget that there has been a "history" of such, and here is
an updated implication that the "government" ((rather rogue element's
within the existing structure))were clearly behind the 1994 Oklahoma
City Murrah Federal Bldg. bombing. Are we surprised??????
OKC Bombshell Implicates Feds In Murrah Blast

After nearly a decade, shocking, suppressed evidence emerges

By Pat Shannan

Only moments after an enormous blast blew away most of the facade and a full quarter of the eastern end of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995, the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) began to release evidence implicating two men, and two men only, who they claimed were solely responsible. The evidence later showed that Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols had confessed to the impossible.

At first, several independent investigators came forward to complain that there was an obvious cover-up. Now they call it the "ongoing cover-up of the cover-up." And now, even the new OKC museum contradicts the official theory of what happened on April 19.

Officials in charge at the time still refuse to discuss anything other than the manufactured spin: McVeigh and Nichols, as convicted by the courts, mixed up a large batch of ammonium nitrate fuel oil (ANFO—a mild explosive used by farmers to blow out stumps) and demolished several square blocks of downtown Oklahoma City with a devastating blast that could be heard miles away.

In reality, the ANFO story was born only 10 minutes after the blast when a high-ranking BATF official by the name of Harry Everhart witnessed the blast from nearby and called the BATF office in Dallas to excitedly announce, "Someone has just blown up the federal building in Oklahoma City with a truckload of ANFO!"

Some reporters and investigators, who have looked objectively at the bombing, now argue that neither Everhart nor anyone else could have correctly deduced in such a short time exactly what caused the explosion.

According to government documents released later, Ever hart was experienced in loading large amounts of ammonium nitrate fertilizer into a vehicle for use as a terrorist truck bomb, and his presence in the midst of the second worst terrorist attack in U.S. history looms suspicious to this day.

Records indicate that this ANFO explosives expert and his associates had destroyed at least eight vehicles in "test bombing experiments" at a secret range in the New Mexico desert in the 12 months prior to the OKC bombing.

Everhart and his fellow specialists even photographed and videotaped these truck bombs as they detonated.

Far from an anti government militia member, the vehicle bomb expert was Special Agent Everhart, an employee of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. And, according to federal government records obtained later, Everhart had been instrumental in obtaining the government funding to perform the ANFO bombing tests.

Everhart served on the National Response Team (NRT), a group of experienced bomb and arson investigators who respond to major bombing crime scenes throughout the United States.

He also served on a secret government project in 1994 that conducted tests using ANFO and C-4 to blow up cars and vans in a classified U.S. government experiment known as "Project Dipole Might."

According to files, reports and photographs obtained from the Department of the Treasury through a Freedom of Information Act request, the U.S. government initiated a "comprehensive ANFO and C-4 vehicle bomb testing program" about a year before the OKC bombing. Records show the project was supervised and administered by the BATF, but was actually funded through a National Security Council (NSC) directive.

The Department of Treasury has confirmed the project was initiated under President Bill Clinton's NSC staff shortly after he took office in 1993.

The intent of the Dipole Might experiments in 1994 includes making videos and computer models to "be displayed in a courtroom to aid in the prosecution of defendants" in vehicle bomb cases, according to government documents. The exact precedent and purpose of this activity is unclear. BATF agents started blowing up vans and cars in the spring of 1994 at the White Sands Missile Range in order to collect test data for post-blast forensics computer software packages to be issued out to National Response Team personnel when they respond to truck bombings.

Why the NSC would fund such a BATF project—despite the rarity of the crime—has not been explained.

Nor has it been explained as to what specific threat-assessment information the government had when it decided to engage in such a project, just a few months before officials claimed a Ryder truck laden with ammonium nitrate fertilizer exploded in front of the Murrah building.

The only major ANFO vehicle bombing in U.S. history, prior to OKC, occurred in August 1970 at the University of Wisconsin, in Madison, Wis.

Contrary to media reports, the World Trade Center bomb of February 1993 was composed of urea nitrate, not ANFO, according to the FBI.

Despite only one known case in almost 25 years, why did Clinton's NSC anticipate a need for detailed information regarding ANFO vehicle bomb attacks a few months prior to the Oklahoma City blast?

Treasury's own official documents reveal the intensity of interest. In fact, a brief summary of "Project Dipole Might" is featured in BATF's 1994 Annual Report to Congress.

There were enough clandestine characters hanging around Oklahoma City to fill a James Bond movie during the days prior to the crime.

BATF's paid informant Carol Howe had provided information that the Murrah building was one of three potential targets.

On April 6, Cary Gagan gave U.S. marshals in Denver the information that "a federal building would be blown up in either Denver or Oklahoma City within two weeks." He had not only personally delivered timers and blasting caps to a Middle Eastern group, but had sat in on a meeting where the blueprints of the Murrah Building were on display.

Then, 38 minutes before the blasts on April 19, the Department of Justice in Washington received an anonymous telephone call warning that the Murrah Building was about to be blown up but took no action.

After a morning of reporting that "multiple bombs" had been found in the Murrah debris—a report publicly confirmed by the Gov. Frank Keating—and that rescue operations had been halted for two hours while these unexploded bombs were removed, news people suddenly began to spin the government yarn about an ANFO bomb being responsible for the enormous damage.

One of the problems with that theory was the fact that the columns remained standing directly across the sidewalk from the truck as opposed to those that had collapsed more than 50 feet away. A retired air force brigadier general with 30 years experience compiled an irrefutable report on this subject, which showed exactly where the charges were placed inside the building.

It was so irrefutable that the prosecution refused to allow him to testify at the Denver trial as it would have destroyed any ANFO theory that the government had already sold to the American people.

On May 23, 1995, only 34 days after the explosions, the federal government stonewalled all attempts to examine the building's remaining structure and carried out an ordered demolition, destroying and burying forever what many believed contained the evidence of many explosions.

In its issue of Oct. 11, 19, as well as other issues, the now defunct weekly Spotlight newspaper fully covered the Oklahoma City incident and conclusively proved the accuracy of reporter Shannan's above story. The bombing was definitely a federal government operation; just why Nichols and McVeigh confessed is a mystery that forbids the closure of the case.

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Keep on exposing the lies... 09.Jan.2005 10:09

Tony Blair's dog

that the criminals hiding in the "government" are spreading.

Thank you for the post!

Fertilizers as explosives 10.Jan.2005 01:07

Richard Wilkinson

I don't know how much fertilizer costs but a junk van is cheap. Has anyone thought of filling one with it and replicating the scene, not on a building but maybe a rock quarry where they use explosives or a construction project where expolsives are used or maybe mining?

You can't use a fertilizer bomb, 10.Jan.2005 06:03


to demolish an ordinary building, much less an armored federal building.
Simply because it doesn't pack enough punch for that kind of job.

If you want to know exactly how much damage a truck filled to the brim with the stuff do to buildings, study the other side of the street from the fed building in OKC. The side where the truck was parked. You will find minimal damage compared to the fed building across the street.

regarding fertilizer for 10.Jan.2005 20:13


a group of some dozen or so engineers used an old Ryder van just like the one that was
alledgedly used, and used the same amount of fertilizer that the FBI said was used, and
used the exact proportions of fertilizer to fuel oil ratio that was alledged to have be
used, and they detonated it off in a flat field in Texas or New Mexico (can't remember
which for sure) in early 1995, and they staged various testing gear to measure various
blast perimeters. They concluded that the whole thing was a FARCE, as the amount of
explosive blast effect generated wasn't anywhere near sufficient to have brought down
that building. Someone is LYING, and it sure seems like it's the GOVERNMENT. WHY is
the main question. WHY? Back in 1995 and 1996, the report that these engineer's put
together was available on the then internet, but I couldn't pull it up via google to
find it, so as to post it here. maybe someone can find it, maybe has it saved in their
files...it's out there, that much I know....being a retired engineer, I took keenest of
interest in this report, as one of my old buddies (now dead...he was retired then) was
involved with the group that did it.

Yo, "master" 10.Jan.2005 20:34

OKC resident

a, the building was not an "armored federal building," it was an office complex.

b, fertilizer bombs don't "lack the punch," pile enough of any explosive together and you will have enough punch to do whatever you want. A large U-hual or Ryder (I forget which it was) should be more than fine to do the job of knocking down a few walls, even if it is just filled with chemical-soaked fertilizer. Want to replicate this? Fill a minivan with the stuff and park it in front of your house.

c, the "other side of the street, where the truck was parked" is a parking lot. Not much to damage there.

So that makes you 3 for 3 on this post. Quit calling yourself a "master."

Nice try mr."OKC resident"... 11.Jan.2005 10:26

Tony Blair's dog

Your lies in the other thread were exposed, so they will be here too.

Repost from  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/01/307601.shtml

"It blew up just after office hours on a weekday."

The explosion happened at 9:02 a.m.

"The newspaper building across the parking lot though, that somehow was severely damaged, shutting down the paper."

Why don't you tell exactly how "severely damaged" that building was?
Compared to the damage on the fed building that building,
for some reason, only suffered superficial bruises.

"Fertiliser bombs lack the punch?"

Yes, they are "low velocity explosives".
Not very effective against armored concrete.

"Shit, you must never have been a redneck kid."

Maybe he paid attention to the chemical class instead.

People wanting facts instead of government spin may find
the following links of great interest:

The Oklahoma City Bombing
(with the following sub departments;)
News reports detailing additional bombs in the Murrah Building
CNN Transcript Reporting Additional Bombs
Things that go BOOM in the night!
The Lawyer's Dictation Tape
The Oklahoma Water Board Tape
The Seismographic Records from Norman Oklahoma
(April 19th: The Bombing of the Murrah Building AND May 23rd: The Sequenced Demolition of the Murrah Building)
Proof there were additional explosive charges
(all in one handy link for people to save and distribute)

"Nobody cared about conspirtacy theories of multiple bombs because there was a few THOUSAND witnesses, most not employed by the government. They all said "one big bang, and then a building falling down."

Only if you willfully ignore reality.

Proof there were additional explosive charges
Last Update Mon Jun 18 15:31:37 PDT 2001
Tiffany Bible affidavit
Arlene Blanchard Press Release
DoD Atlantic Command Memo
FEMA Situation Report
U.S. Forces Command Daily Log
Joe Harp affidavit
Jane Graham Statement
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Radio Logs
Virgil Steele Affidavit

General Partin's Report (with graphics)
"This report on the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was prepared by Brigadier General Benton K. Partin, USAF (Ret.) and dated July 30, 1995.
The report was submitted to the U.S. Congress and is a matter of the Congressional Record."

Intro to the Oklahoma City Bombing Report
PART ONE: Bomb Damage Analysis
PART TWO: Analysis of Graphic Evidence
PART THREE: Analysis of Photographic Evidence
PART FOUR: Conclusion and Appendix
Letter from Heidelberg to Judge David L. Russel
Response to Heidelberg from Judge David L. Russel
Letter from Gen Partin to U.S. Sen. Trent Lott
Resume of Brig. Gen. Benton R. Partin USAF (Ret.)

Proof of Bombs and Cover-up
""What is becoming daily more obvious is that the federal investigation went off track very early on, and nowhere is this more blatantly obvious than in the claim that the truck bomb brought down the Murrah Building," Cate McCauley, executive director of Mr. Key's Oklahoma Bombing Investigation Committee, recently told THE NEW AMERICAN. "Science and the forensic evidence overwhelmingly contradict this claim. However, aside from your magazine, no one in the media or the government has really done the hard work of explaining and exposing this travesty. What we have been seeing for three years is science versus silence.""
(a lot of other interesting details in this one)

The Oklahoma City Bombing coverup
(corporate media soundclips)

The Eglin Blast Effects Study
" The government, in trying to prove that a single Ryder truck filled with explosives could have caused the damage seen in the Murrah building commissioned an experimental study by the Armament Directorate, Wright Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Intended to be used to bolseter the "lone bomber" case against Timothy McVeigh, the results of the study proved to be an embarressment to the government."

"the EBES concludes:
It must be concluded that the damage at the Murrah Federal Building
is not the result of the truck bomb itself, but rather due to other
factors such as locally placed charges within the building
itself.... The procedures used to cause the damage to the Murrah
Building are therefore more involved and complex than simply
parking a truck and leaving...."


You lose.

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