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The Plot To Kill MLK Part II

Just like in Dallas, security was removed just before the killing.
King usually stayed at a diferent hotel than the Lorraine, but the Feds had a major news asset publish an editorial chastising King for staying at a white-owned motel. "Why not stay at a fine Black owned motel like The Lorraine"? It innocently asked. So King was coerced to stay at The Lorraine on April 4th. He was supposed to stay in room 202 on the ground floor, a protected, secure cul-de-sac shielded from the streets, but he was inexplicably moved to room 306, where the open balcony exposed him like a silhouette. evrywhere he traveled his phone was tapped. His mail was opened. His rooms were bugged. All in Hoover's quest to find damaging evidence to blackmail and demonize King with. Especially any sexual material, which J. Edgar obsessively sought to no avail. Even when King traveled abroad he was bugged and tapped 24/7. Every room in the Lorraine was bugged and all the phones were tapped on April 4th by members of the Memphis Police Dept. under federal direction. The massive police presence at the motel was completely removed just 20 minutes before the shot rang out. There were plainclothes federal agents and US Army Intelligence officers all over the neighborhood, with walkie-talkies and visible pistols. The brushy area behind Jim's Grill was ordered to be cut down at dawn the very next morning under Memphis Police supervision. The entire crime scene was instantly destroyed, including the fresh footprints in the mud in the thickest section of brush. This is mandatory in this sort of operation. A waitress who worked for Jowers at 'Jim's' swore she saw him run into the bar holding a rifle just seconds after the shot was fired. He said to her "You wouldn't ever say anything to hurt me, would you?" She knew to keep her mouth shut, but seeking immunity finally told the author what she knew years later, but she was still deathly afraid for her life. Suposedly several members of the back-up Army sniper team died very mysterious deaths, including murder, in the following years. Two more moved out of the USA, fearing for their safety. No one has ever matched the slug from MLK's body with the supposed murder weapon because authorities have constantly refused to allow it. When it was finally produced for inspection by the author (a close aide of King's) it was in three pieces! Obviously this wasn't the same slug given to the FBI by the Memphis PD. The Contoller of King's Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Marrell McCullough a close associate of MLK's on a daily basis, was discovered later to be an FBI informer and member of the 111th Military Intelligence Group. He can be seen in photos on his knees, leaning right over King, checking to see if he's alive (or dead?). The "bundle" of clothes containng the "throwdown" weapon was conveniently found next door to the bar. Of course Ray's prints were all over it. It was his stuff from his room upstairs. But the "sniper lair", his room, contained zero fingerprints belonging to Ray. Not a one. A cab driver who was upstairs across from Ray's room just before the shooting claimed Ray's room was empty. The government's only witness was the fare the cabbie was picking up, a hopeless sloppy drunk named Stephens. He was the government's ONLY witness against James Earl Ray. He said he saw a "similar profile" to Ray's come downstairs just after the shot. The cabbie swore otherwise, but the Feds glommed onto this lying alcoholic dirtbag to help frame James Ray. Ray was finally railroaded by his own lawyer into pleading guilty to something he didn't do. He thought he could get a trial somehow but found out his true fate had nothing to with justice.

why 29.Mar.2011 22:24

Hidel

So why did the forces opposed to King decide to impose the "final solution"? They could tolerate his civil rights stance, since, as the author says, America is flexible enough to allow masive change when absolutely necessary. Racial animosity was obviously a destructive national trait and it's oficial sanction was seen as dated and unecessary. But when King spoke out against the atrocities against the civilians of Vietnam he really freaked out what Ike caled the Military-Industrial Complex. The Vietnam War was why these guys waxed JFK in the first place. Damned if King was going to preach Peace to them too. Plus King spoke about "Economic Justice" which was a term that equaled "Communism" in the warped 50's cold-war mindset of King's opposition. He planned a march on Washington of a million "poor people", a march that would end in poverty stricken homeless camps strewn about the trim Capitol lawns. The image really freakd out Hoover and the Pentagon brass. T that day. They were already freaked by the Yippie action that surrounded the Pentagon and "exorcised" the "demons" from it. The military lost face that day. Their pride was hurt. They barely could contain the thousands who showed up to protest. Most troops were over in Vietnam and they were worried that demonstrators and "rioters" could actually overthrow the government. Like that song by The Doors- "They got the guns but we got the numbers". Who would have thought armies of college students, hippies and poor people could possibly overthrow the mighty USA's Military Might? It seems the joint chiefs and LBJ certainly thought so. Especially when bombarded by Hoover's latest "proof" that King as behind it all. Hoover hated Blacks and Communists. In that order. His maniacal focus on getting rid of King set the tone and the stage for the deadly plan. The CIA had been using the Mob for years for dirty jobs, including trying to kill Castro. Hoover was close friends with Mob figures Meyer Lansky and Santos Trafficante, and attended horse and greyhound races with them in Florida. Hoover ALWAYS DENIED the existence of La Cosa Nostra. Omerta was the law.

pics 30.Mar.2011 20:25

Hidel

here's a pic of bar owner Loyd Jowers and Black Provacateur/Army Intel Agent Merrel McCullough.
Loyd Jowers
Loyd Jowers "I helped kill that N----r" he bragged

jowers pic 30.Mar.2011 20:32

hidel

jowers jpg
Loyd Jowers
Loyd Jowers "I helped kill that N--------r" he bragged

merrell mccullough 30.Mar.2011 20:40

hidel

here's undercover federal agent Merrell McCullough- leaning over King to check his vitals- to see if he was dead
making sure he's dead
making sure he's dead