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    Hi:

    What to write about next? I’ll begin on the essay update this year, but I might not be done with it until 2020. As I did when originally drafting the big essay, I’ll put up draft sections as I write them. This update will be significant, but won’t change the essay’s basic thrust. The Fifth Epoch is just around the corner, if enough people with the right stuff can do the work and come together with combined positive intention.

    I am besieged by people trying to get me to read this and that, and I don’t make it too easy for the public to contact me. I thankfully don’t get 30 invitations a day like Noam does, but I am only one man, I have to work for a living, and I am not getting any younger. Juggling my life with my life’s work is not easy. Maybe I’ll get in another 30 good years, like Uncle Ed did (he arguably wrote most of his political work after he retired), but we’ll see. Humanity likely does not have that long to keep doddering along toward oblivion, as the GCs play the Pied Piper.

    I am currently reading The Tangled Tree, which Krishna recommended, and I can’t even recall how I got ahold of Environment, Power, and Society. The Tangled Tree is popularized science and will be a breezy read for me. We’ll see what I learn from it. Environment, Power, and Society, however, is more challenging, but will be worth it. The author introduces many technical ideas in it. I could see it used as a textbook for a college survey class, maybe even post-graduate level.

    To give an idea of how my year has gone, I got Brandon Sanderson’s latest Stormlight Archive book when it came out last November, it has been next to my bed ever since, and I am finally nearing the end of it, almost a year later. That has been most of my recreational reading for the past year, sneaking it in here and there.

    I have an essay to write on me, Ed, and the Left. Maybe I’ll wait until after the big essay update. I am currently planning a very abridged version of my big essay for a book, after I make the update. I know that my approach will work, if I can find the right people. Finding and training them will be the hard part. They are going to be few and far between, and what will help attract them is that high-level discussion, which really has not begun yet. I am making it up as I go, with a trial-and-error approach that is ongoing, more than 40 years after I first had my energy dreams. If I don’t crack that nut, somebody else will have to, but the approach will work.

    Beseeching the elites and institutions is a loser for this, as is going after the masses. Neither has the right stuff. But for the few with the right stuff, they can make a dent, and nobody needs to risk their lives. Brian was planning on promoting my approach before he died, and Dennis immediately knew that I was doing something different. Theirs were about the only opinions that I could respect on this issue. They comprised the voice of experience, and they are in my pantheon. There really aren’t that many in my pantheon, as people playing the game at that level, with the requisite integrity, are vanishingly few in today’s world, as they risk their lives and have them end prematurely all too often. That Dennis is still trying is nothing short of incredible. I have never met or heard of another like him, and he has given the GCs many interesting days at the office. Of course, if he was ever “notable” enough for Wikipedia, the smear job on him would make the libelous article on Ed look like a puff piece. That is the way of the world today, as exemplified by the troll who recently attacked me at that forum that I quit after the admin erased my thread. I have had way too much of that over the years (1, 2). Once the admins start in on me, as they gang up with the trolls, some of whom are professionals, I am gone. It all makes me wonder if my use of the Internet has a prayer, which is increasingly a cesspool, but I am not ready to give up.

    I can see a coda post or two to that Gary thread, such as Noam and the JFK hit, and Gary and the Rodney King beating trial. We’ll see.

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    Hi:

    This will be a coda post to my Gary thread. Gary and Noam are in my pantheon, but it does not mean that I agree with everything that they wrote about. There has never been anybody in my life like that, and I do not expect anybody to agree with everything that I write. We are all individuals, with our own personalities, talents, experiences, and the like. No two people are going to agree on everything, and that is fine. Can we agree enough on the important issues to get something important done? That is the issue, as I see it.

    If you read much of Noam’s work, he goes off on the Kennedy administration all the time, and for reason. He even wrote a book titled Rethinking Camelot, in which he challenged the idea that the CIA would have been involved in JFK’s assassination, as the CIA is an executive branch agency that serves the office of the president. Little more than a week ago, Michael Parenti’s site went down, as the domain seems to have vanished. It is a grim day when Uncle Mike’s site disappears. So, two essays that I recently referred to by Parenti, on the JFK assassination, fortunately exist elsewhere (1, 2 - and in his book Dirty Truths), and I’ll refer to them when writing about Rethinking Camelot. Many times in my life and studies, I have watched people argue past each other. It is like they think that they are arguing with each other, but they aren’t. They each promote their position, and the other positions they see as contrary to theirs when they really aren’t, but deal with a different facet of the issue. I see it today in the Rousseauian versus Hobbesian views of “primitive” humans in anthropological circles, which I will discuss in my big essay update.

    When I read Rethinking Camelot in the 1990s, and in my studies since then, I saw that split on numerous occasions. As I have written plenty, American presidents are puppets, in the dark and out of the loop on the vital issues that humanity faces. Noam would only partially agree with me. One of the “friends of Bill” told Greer that the consensus among Clinton’s inner circle was that if Clinton began pushing the UFO/ET issue, he would end up like JFK, so he stayed silent. No surprise there. All American presidents since JFK have known that they were expendable, but it is still a comfy throne to sit on. In my opinion, JFK was not that left, but he was not that right, either. In Rethinking Camelot, Noam underplayed the fact that JFK came into office with CIA operations in motion that were directly contrary to his wishes, and Africa is a great example that Noam did not deal with in Rethinking Camelot.

    For every post-war president through Nixon, JFK was the only one who did not privately call blacks “niggers.” Eisenhower presided over the decolonization of Africa, as Africans threw off their Western shackles, or at least tried to. Eisenhower privately referred to the leaders of those new African nations as “niggers,” did not want them invited over to the White House (and always found an excuse to be out golfing if any did come over), and he actually ordered the murder of the first elected leader of the Congo, Patrice Lumumba, whom JFK greatly admired. Of course, Allen Dulles had a heavy hand in that decision, and Lumumba was murdered just before JFK took office, but was not told until he had been in office for a month. The CIA’s station chief in the Congo drove around with Lumumba’s body in his car’s trunk, wondering what to do with it. There is a famous photograph of JFK’s getting the news in the Oval Office, and his anguish is evident. Allen Dulles’s CIA had Lumumba murdered just before JFK came to office, because they knew that he would never approve it. In a direct about-face from Eisenhower’s policies, JFK had dozens of African diplomats over to the White House, and often took them into his private quarters to meet Jackie and their children. African leaders never had a greater presidential ally than JFK. JFK was no communist, but he also respected the freedom of those new African nations to choose their own way. He tried to sell the West to Africa, with programs such as the Peace Corps.

    The Bay of Pigs operation was already in motion when JFK took office, and when it was launched, Dulles and friends knew that the operation would not be sufficient, but thought that they could goad the new president into calling in open American military support. The CIA tried overthrowing the French government mere days later, which spurred JFK to take a trip to France, where Jackie entranced de Gaulle, with her fluent French and Hollywood appearance. The next year, de Gaulle was nearly killed in an ambush of his motorcade that seemed very similar to what happened in Dealey Plaza the next year. When de Gaulle attended JFK’s funeral, he was certain that a similar assassination operation to the one that took out JFK was also tried on him.

    JFK surprised them all by refusing to escalate the Cuban situation and taking public responsibility for the failure. It won him lasting animosity among the hawks, including E. Howard Hunt, who ran the Bay of Pigs operation, and the failure cost Allen Dulles his job, but he was never out of the loop, as his underlings still ran the CIA.

    The next year, humanity came the closest that it ever did to a nuclear holocaust, and JFK kept his hawk military advisors from escalating a situation that may well have turned into a very short-lived World War III. The same year, the Pentagon cooked up Operation Northwoods, which was obviously never acted on by JFK. To the contrary, he told his hawks that any actions against Cuba were off the table. Hunt’s grand plan was either the CIA’s parallel operation or its offspring. It was to be the ultimate goad to get JFK to do the CIA’s bidding on Cuba.

    JFK tried to end the Cold War, got the Test-Ban Treaty signed, proposed a joint mission to the Moon with the Soviet Union, and began back-door diplomacy with Khrushchev, none of which were dealt with in Rethinking Camelot. In fact, as I read Rethinking Camelot, I recognized CIA and Pentagon operations that JFK did not approve of. When Diem was murdered, JFK was as distraught as he was when he heard about Lumumba’s murder. JFK was not nearly in control of events, and especially at the CIA, as Noam argued.

    The likes of JFK’s campaign against U.S. Steel has not been seen again in the Oval Office, until now. JFK definitely angered the Eastern Oligarchy, and especially Rockefeller interests, as David became JFK’s public policy adversary (read Battling Wall Street, for instance).

    I’ll agree with Uncle Mike on this one: while JFK was not far enough left for the left, he was not nearly far enough right for the right. Also, they had the means to take him out, and they did. Uncle Ed was onboard with the idea that JFK was taken out in a conspiracy, and he was intrigued by Gary’s Tower conversation. I consider Doug Caddy’s reporting of the Hunt conversation to be fact (that had to be the strangest conversation in Doug’s life), but the ET issue was likely related to JFK’s efforts to end the Cold War, and was likely related to JFK’s plans for a joint mission to the Moon. The Soviets likely knew about as much about ETs as the USA did. I consider Hunt’s “alien presence” comment to be a “last straw” issue at most, not the ultimate reason for why JFK was taken out.

    I could write a lot more on this subject, but that is enough for now.

    I’ll deal with Gary and the Rodney King beating trial in the next post.

    Best,

    Wade
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    Hi:

    If I am not going to see events in the same way as the world’s leading intellectual for the past 50 years does, whom I have immense respect for, then I am not going to agree with anybody all the time, and here is a coda post on Gary, and maybe my last one, or, at least for some time. My position on Gary’s writings has always been that if he said that he saw something (such as the John Tower conversation or his encounters with Jack Ruby), then you could take it to the bank. When he played detective or analyst, then he was on the same footing as the rest of us, putting the puzzle pieces together.

    I don’t know what Gary’s evidence was for the Murphy and Tower plane crashes, as far as sabotage goes, and those crashes and the Heinz crash, as well as the dozens of untimely deaths of JFK-related witnesses and suspects, I put in the “what an amazing coincidence” category (with tongue-in-cheek a little ). Maybe the Lyman Smith murders were only coincidental, in that the gangster judges didn’t have Smith murdered, which they did not shrink from when necessary, and a serial killer just happened by their house one evening. Maybe Eugene Mallove’s murder, only a few days after he committed to being our conference’s first speaker, was merely another bizarre coincidence, as was Brian’s nearly dying immediately after rejecting the “offer” to do classified UFO work for the military, and the people making the offer had access to exotic weaponry to make murder look like a “normal” death, and there is evidence that they used it on Brian.

    Maybe the erasure of key events and people in Dennis’s life, such as his wife and children, and falsely describing what Dennis was convicted of (failing to file a form became “fraud”), accidentally moved him into the medium security shark tank, and it was only a coincidence that a serial murderer in maximum security was suddenly transferred into medium security to be Dennis’s bunkmate. Neither Dennis nor the serial killer believed that it was a coincidence. The serial killer refused to do the bidding of the prison officials, and Dennis became his best friend instead. When Dennis was moved to another facility, the prison officials staged the biggest contraband raid ever on that facility within hours of Dennis’s being transferred there. The inmates then pronounced Dennis as a snitch, and further pronounced a death sentence on him if he stayed. Dennis left, to only have the prison officials keep putting him right back where his life had been threatened, and the only way out that the officials offered him was to snitch on those who threatened him (which would have signed his death warrant, as protective custody was no protection in that prison, if the inmates wanted you dead). Dennis got “lucky,” and only had some fingers broken and teeth knocked out.

    I could go on for days on “coincidences” like that. I lost my naïveté long ago, and am highly skeptical of all official explanations, no matter how reasonable they seem, no matter how ironclad their evidence seems to be, particularly when people with reasons to be targets meet untimely demises or have other catastrophes in their lives. As Brian said, there are hundreds of ways of making those deaths and disasters look “natural,” and in the free energy field, untimely demises are rampant. Maybe those plane crashes were mere tragedies, and the crash investigator reports are genuine and honest. But if you read Rodney Stich’s Unfriendly Skies, any faith that you might have had in honest crash investigations will be shaken. They can make it up as they go, just like in Kangaroo Court.

    That said, I like working with evidence, and I don’t know what Gary’s evidence was for many events that he wrote about, such as that Arlen “Magic Bullet” Specter was the person who monitored Hunt’s grand plan, in order to interpose it and turn a fake assassination into a real one, but I’ll report that Gary wrote it, as I did for those “coincidental” plane crashes.

    But there were events and situations that we were both spectators for, in which I wondered about how Gary interpreted it, and one was the Rodney King beating trial, which is one of American history’s most infamous trials. It happened only a couple of years after Dennis was coerced into that plea bargain, and Dennis would soon be kangarooed into prison soon after those cops were exonerated, which led to days of rioting and murder. I lived in Ohio at the time and watched California’s travails almost with amusement; it couldn’t have happened to a more deserving state, and Ventura County became justly famous. When the trial was moved from LA County to Ventura County, I figured that it was because Ventura County’s officials could be counted on to fix the trial, which they were experts at. Everybody on the jury was a cop-supporter (1, 2). Gary had been on the receiving end of jury stacking in Ventura, so I figured that he could spot it a mile away, but I was wrong. Gary was an LAPD cop himself, so had cop sympathies.

    Gary was “retired” by then, and the gangster judges had not yet stolen his gas station, store, and bar from him, and Gary sat in the public seating for the entire trial. Gary later wrote that the jury could see that the cops were victims of the system, which was why they acquitted them. In one way, I have my doubts, in another, I see Gary’s point, but my understanding was that the jurors had cop sympathies, and that was enough to get them to see things the cops’ way. I don’t know what Gary saw in that courtroom, but to attribute a sophisticated political understanding to the jury, and having that understanding lead to their acquittal of the officers, seems a bit of a stretch to me. But Gary was there and I wasn’t, so I won’t dismiss his idea, but I am a bit skeptical of it, although jurors with cop sympathies could certainly draw on a wide array of presented “evidence” to exonerate them, when almost nobody else on Earth could see what they saw. Gary’s interpretation and mine parallel the “lean” versus “rich” interpretations of animal behavior. Gary favored a richer interpretation of what those jurors thought, while I think that a leaner one is probably correct.

    In the 1990s, when Gary and I talked on the phone, he said things such as if the men trying to make it big in the USA’s capitalist game (Gary likened it to a gold rush) understood how rigged it was, that they would rise up and fix the system, rid it of the gangsters, make it fairer, and the like. I strongly believe that that was Gary’s motivation for doing what he did, as I have now seen it many times. Gary was outraged by the evil that he encountered, and he thought that when others understood, that they would rise up and do something about it. That was the same naïve notion that Dennis had when I became his partner (but on the positive action end of it, not the outrage part), and I believed it too, until it was beaten out of me. It was the same naïve idea that Rodney Stich had (I once believed in the Easter Bunny, too ), the same one that Ralph McGehee had, and that all of my fellow Boy Scouts had, as we happily labored under the delusion that people really cared about something other than their immediate self-interest (or their in-group’s welfare), and when they learned the truth, that they would do something about it. Brian never quite shook his belief in mass action to make free energy happen, and he was codependent on Washington, D.C. until his life’s end.

    In a late-life interview, Uncle Ed said that the motivation behind his work was largely outrage. Our folly was thinking that the public would share our outrage and do something about it. That is not how the world works, which we all learned the hard way. People simply don’t care, particularly in a world of scarcity and fear. All that they care about is their immediate welfare, and maybe those in a close circle around them. That is tough medicine to swallow for idealists, but it is the truth. I resisted that lesson every step of the way, until I had it beaten into my head in no uncertain terms. I am highly sympathetic to naïve idealists who labor under that delusion, and my target audience is disillusioned idealists. They have to have woken up before they will be of any use for what I am trying. Otherwise, they go rushing down the well-trod paths of disaster, blithely unaware of where they are heading with their bright ideas (and they violently deny the truth when it is pointed out to them), as they proselytize to their social circles, even the “hippest” ones. Virtually all of my best students go through that phase, as we all did.

    My wife has insisted that I take some time off from writing, and this is my last post for a couple of weeks, and might be my last one for a while on Gary, me, and the JFK hit. I wanted to do justice one last time regarding Gary, who is in my pantheon, and then move on, like I have for Ed, Brian, Dennis, and others. I have an essay to write on Ed, me, and the Left, but it can wait until after I finish my big essay update, which is years overdue, and which I plan to begin on when I return to public writing. I might not be done with that update until 2020, as there is a lot to update. The stack of relevant books and magazines is now several feet thick, which I have read since my last essay update.

    Best,

    Wade
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    Been reading books by R. J Rummel his bias towards the West easy to see, however I will take his assessments of the deaths caused by Authoritarian states, communist China, USSR and Vietnam as true estimates are in the same range as Black book of Communism around 100 million.

    He fully misses reduction in mortality from increase education (and health care) in communist China, USSR, Vietnam. It was worth skimming through his books. No mention of Amartya Sen's comparison of child deaths in China and India.

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    Cheating just a little…

    Hi Krishna:

    Yeah, Rummel was a right-wing nut case. Of course, his Wikipedia article is hagiographic, while Ed’s is libelous. Ed showed how Pinker used Rummel’s wildly biased work and did not even mention Drèze and Sen, in Pinker’s propaganda book on declining violence. Well, The Black Book of Communism “only” estimated 20 million Soviet deaths, while Rummel estimated over 60 million. A bit of a discrepancy. The Black Book’s estimates on Cambodia and Vietnam appear to be exaggerations, and while I have not read it, I would be surprised to find a credible analysis of the American role in those deaths, as well as in North Korea. And 150,000 communist deaths in Latin America? Where? The only communist regime that the USA has suffered to exist in Latin America is Cuba, and they don’t have any kind of toll like that; a few thousand is likely the real number. So, The Black Book does not impress me, either, and neither did it impress Noam or others (1, 2). It seems that the book’s editor tried to get to 100 million dead by using every dishonest trick in the book.

    There are some more silver linings to my work on Ed. At Bing, when you enter “Edward S. Herman,” my Wikiquotes page on him is the fourth result that comes up. When you Google Ed, my bio of him actually shows up on the first page of results (at Bing, it is on the second page). That is a first. The libelous, imperial hacks at Wikipedia have not entirely prevailed. At his employer’s site, the University of Pennsylvania, their obit on Ed, which comes up just ahead of my bio, had some significant errors (his second effort with Noam came out in 1979, not 2015, and McChesney had nothing to do with The Myth of the Liberal Media, but he co-authored an earlier book with Ed). But, at least Ed’s employer did not slam him.

    It looks like Prop 9 and his pal simply gave up with editing Ed’s bio. The trolls prevail for now. Wikipedia is a travesty on subjects like Ed. As a coda to Krishna’s participation in this situation, he asked me to further formally give the rights to my writings to Wikipedia, which I did. Krishna was going to try the arbitration route at Wikipedia regarding their censorship of my work. He had to establish another account to do it, and he was very open about who he was and why he had to do it, and Wikipedia permanently blocked his account, accusing him of sock-puppetry. Krishna did nothing of the sort. Sock-puppetry is faking accounts, which Krishna did not do (that is similar to the false “canvassing” charge that the Wikipedia administrator levied against me, as he erased my work).

    My and Krishna’s treatment at Wikipedia is their version of Kangaroo Court. They can simply make it up as they go, and play judge, jury, and executioner. So, death camp Nazis get hagiographic treatment at Wikipedia, while Ed’s bio is libelous, and any attempts to rectify the situation has the book thrown at it by Wikipedia’s administrators. The trolls and intelligence agents do not even need to roll out of bed, as Wikipedia has their backs. Similarly, a troll recently attacked me at another forum, and the administrator then erased my thread. This is just a reflection of how our world really works. Justice, truth, fair play – these are all quaint concepts that have been discarded as people play their zero-integrity games. It only reinforces my journey’s primary lesson. The masses will not be any help at all for what I am attempting, nor will the world’s institutions. It is just what it is, and denying that reality, or judging it, is not productive. Acceptance is the first step toward enlightenment on these issues.

    Best,

    Wade
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