Martin Luther King survived shooting, was murdered in hospital: An interview with William Pepper by Craig McKee about The Plot To Kill King

THE PLOT TO KILL KING is the third book by William Francis Pepper

MARTIN LUTHER KING SURVIVED SHOOTING, WAS MURDERED IN HOSPITAL: AN INTERVIEW WITH WILLIAM PEPPER by Craig McKee 9-03-16 Truth & Shadows Blog

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Excerpts: “The revelations are stunning. The media indifference is predictable. Thanks to the nearly four-decade investigation by human rights lawyer William Pepper, it is now clear once and for all that Martin Luther King was murdered in a conspiracy that was instigated by then FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and that also involved the U.S. military, the Memphis Police Department, and “Dixie Mafia” crime figures in Memphis, Tennessee. These and many more incredible details of the King assassination are contained in a trilogy of volumes by Pepper culminating with his latest and final book on the subject, The Plot to Kill King. With virtually no help from the mainstream media and very little from the justice system, Pepper was able to piece together what really happened on April 4, 1968 in Memphis right down to who gave the order and supplied the money, how the patsy was chosen, and who actually pulled the trigger… Without this information, the truth about King’s assassination would have been buried and lost to history. Witnesses would have died off, taking their secrets with them, and the official lie that King was the victim of a racist lone gunman named James Earl Ray would have remained “fact.”…”

My 5 minute video “An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King” was written to promote Pepper’s 2nd of 3 books on MLK. I had corresponded with him about writing a song and making a video to promote his book. The video screened on the Grand Lake Theater big screen and on the No Lies Radio livestream before William Pepper gave the keynote speech for the 2018 9/11 Truth Film Festival (2013 #2 video with new soundtrack featuring Eric Golub on viola) at Truth Troubadour YouTube Channel by Vic Sadot. Click on the photo below to watch the video!

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Dr. William F. Pepper was the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Grand Lake Theatre in Oakland, California. William Pepper was the lawyer for the King family in their 1999 Memphis civil trial victory at which a unanimous jury put information and a verdict into the American historical record when they convicted formerm Memphis cop Loyd Jowers and unnamed government co-conspirators for the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Pepper is the author of three books about the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. (1) Orders To Kill (1995); (2) An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King” (2003); and (3) “The Plot to Kill King: The Truth Behind the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.” (2017).

From William Pepper to Vic Sadot: “Thanks so much for the effort you and others are making in the common struggle to air the truth about how this Republic, and each one of us, lost Martin. Thank you for taking the time to put some important history into a ballad. This, of course, is the role of the Balladeer without whom much of history would be lost, especially in our time with the consolidation of control of the mainstream media. I am grateful. Bill Pepper”

Photo by Michael Kerr: William Pepper & Vic Sadot  9-11-17 Oakland, California

Personal BERKELEY CALLING BLOG Notes: It was one of my finest moments of last year to meet William Pepper in person when he was the keynote speaker on Sept 11, 2017 at the annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland.

In this photo William Pepper is signing my copy of his book An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King and I’m signing a gift copy of my 2016 Truth Troubadour by Vic Sadot​ CD at CD Baby that has the recording of the song I wrote to promote his book and to highlight several of the key disclosures that William Pepper put into the public record by winning the civil suit in a Memphis Court in 1999 for the King Family. You can see that I am wearing my I Am The Face of Truth T-shirt that day.

Please read this article for the 2018 MLK Birthday! Written by Craig McKee at Truth and Shadows Blog. In many pivotal historical events it may take years to learn that the story that we were first told was not the truth. It involved trauma-based conditioned during the breaking news of the event to pivot history in a terrible direction. Wars abroad and repressive laws at home can be the result.

9/11 Truth Film Festival – Part 6: Wlliam Pepper 9-11-17 Oakland, CA (52:17) No Lies Radio at Vimeo

9/11 Truth Film Festival – Part 5: Wlliam Pepper 9-11-17 Oakland, CA (52:17) No Lies Radio at Vimeo

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For one bright moment back in the late 1960s, we actually believed that we could change our country. We had identified the enemy. We saw it up close, we had its measure, and we were very hopeful that we would prevail. The enemy was hollow where we had substance. All of that substance was destroyed by an assassin’s bullet. – William Pepper (page 15, The Plot to Kill King)

By Craig McKee

The revelations are stunning. The media indifference is predictable.

Thanks to the nearly four-decade investigation by human rights lawyer William Pepper, it is now clear once and for all that Martin Luther King was murdered in a conspiracy that was instigated by then FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and that also involved the U.S. military, the Memphis Police Department, and “Dixie Mafia” crime figures in Memphis, Tennessee. These and many more incredible details of the King assassination…

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BERKELEY PROTEST FESTIVAL AUGUST 15 2015

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The “BERKELEY PROTEST FESTIVAL” is a Festival to Celebrate Protest in Song, Poetry, and Comedy on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 10 am to 10 pm in Historic Fellowship Hall at 1924 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA 94709.. Country Joe McDonald suggested the idea to the Social Justice Committee of his local congregation, the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists as a fun way to do some needed fundraising. Fifty performers signed up in short order and the sign-up had to be cut off there. To Purchase Tickets in Advance, see Brown Paper Tickets! If you cannot be in Berkeley on Aug 15th, you can join us via the “CONCERT WINDOW” Live-Stream.

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This photo of Country Joe McDonald was in the San Francisco Gate in an article about Joe’s upcoming speech at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on August 20 on the topic of “Music as a Vehicle for Social Change”. Thursday, Aug. 20 at 5:15 p.m. $7-$20. Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F. Click on the photo for more on that!

The sign-up for Berkeley Protest Fest (BPF) has been closed for a while now. The list of 50 performers will be posted here at the bottom, and also at Country Joe’s Web Site.  Have a look around there to see Joe’s current projects too! The BPF program will run all day from 10 am to 10 pm. Each performer has 10 minutes to do one or two songs, poems, or skits. For the “protest fest” each performer will be asked to donate $5, and audience members are asked to donate a minimum of $10. This will benefit the Fellowship. Performers can do any songs they want whether original or cover. We are celebrating protest song, poetry, and comedy. We are offering an open forum to Bay Area musicians and performers to sing out, and for poets and comedians to speak out! Suggested donation for non-performers is $10. Since it is a fundraiser for one of the most dynamic and community interactive congregations in Berkeley, we most certainly do welcome larger donations.

The BFUU Social Justice Committee with their marching banner in front of Historic Fellowship Hall at 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709.

The BFUU Social Justice Committee with their marching banner in front of Historic Fellowship Hall at 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709.

To contact the Social Justice Committee call The Hal Carlstad Social Justice Center during the open hours of 1:30 – 5 pm Monday to Friday, or leave a message on the answering machine at 510-275-4272 at any time. This event is a fundraiser for the BFUU. Suggested Minimum Donation for Non-Performers is a minimum donation of $10. Even Performers & Volunteers are pitching in with donations of $5 and labor donated! Let’s keep the BFUU’s heritage of “Spirituality & Social Justice in the Heart of Berkeley” alive and strong! Check out the YouTube project of the BFUU Social Justice Committee and explore the many issue playlists being developed there at SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE HEART OF BERKELEY YouTube Channel.

Another key organizer for this event is the formidable Berkeley singer-songwriter activist Hali Hammer. She is back from Bali and raring to go! Her skills as an organizer shined in the movement to preserve the Berkeley Post Office from the trend to privatize all public assets into private corporate hands. Amazingly the people of Berkeley won! Hali Hammer was also recently at the Highlander Research and Education Center where activism is supported by the arts, especially folk music. Hali and Joe have been on several KPFA radio shows to promote the Berkeley Protest Festival, and Joe has garnered excellent press, most notably on the cover of The Berkeley Times run  by Tim Kerr.

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Hali Hammer sings her powerful and inspiring song “Redwood” at the 2015 Earth Day Celebration at the David Brower Center in Berkeley on 4-18-15. She and I were invited to do a couple songs each by Country Joe McDonald. Photo by Vic Sadot

Berkeley Protest Fest Performer List Time Allocations

Watch on CONCERT WINDOW!

10:00 MC #1: Nanci Armstrong (Welcoming statement)

#1 10:10 – 10:20 am Leslie Hassberg

#2 10:21 – 10:31 am Marcie Boyd

#3 10:32 – 10:42 am Ron San Miguel

#4 10:43 – 10:53 am Nancy Schimmel

#5 10:54 – 11:04 am Rudy Hubbard  

#6 11:05 – 11:15 am Dennis Fritzinger

#7 11:16 – 11:26 am Larry Montgomery

#8 11:27 – 11:37 am David “Redd” Welsh

#9 11:38 – 11:48 am Mike Margulis

#10 11:49 – 11:59 am Robert Katz

#11 12:00– 12:10 pm June Barter-Stash

#12 12:11 – 12:21 pm Bonnie Lockhart

#13 12:22 – 12:32 pm Tommi Avicolli Mecca

#14 12:33 – 12:43 pm Edward Purkey

#15 12:44 – 12:54 pm Jimmy Kelly

#16 12:55 – 1:05 pm Francis Collins

MC #2: Hali Hammer/Vic Sadot – Updates

#17 1:06- 1:16 pm Eleanor Walden

#18 1:17 – 1:27 pm Eliot Kenin

#19 1:28 – 1:38 pm Emily Yates

#20 1:39 – 1:49 pm Phavia Kujichagulia & Val Serrant

#21 1:50 – 2:00 pm Max Ventura

2 pm – 3 pm 1 hour Break for Lunch and Conversation
(2:50 blink lights and MC asks people to take their seats and get ready for the next act)

#22 3:00 – 3:10 pm Clyde Leland

#23 3:11- 3:21 pm Ilena Levy

#24 3:22 – 3:32 pm Peter Krug (moved from 5)

#25 3:33 – 3:43 pm Bryan Uhlenbrock

#26 3:44 – 3:54 pm Molly Thomas

#27 3:55 – 4:05 pm Dolores Helman

4:05 – 4:15 MC #3: Selma Spector (aka Mrs. T. Bill Banks)

#28 4:16 – 4:26 pm Gene Herman

#29 4:27 – 4:37 pm Pat Wynne

#30 4:38 – 4:48 pm Raybob Bowman

#31 4:49 – 4:59 pm Connie “Pwil” Tayler

#32 5:00 – 5:10 pm Country Joe McDonald

#33 5:11 – 5:21 pm Randy Berge

#34 5:22 – 5:32 pm Kaanii Powell Cleaver

#34 5:33 – 5:43 pm Ken Hayes

#36 5:44 – 5:54 pm Betsy Rose

#37 5:55 – 6:05 pm Marcus Duskin

#38 6:06 – 6:16 pm Carol Denney

#39 6:17 – 6:27 pm Anna deLeon

#40 6:28 – 6:38 pm Occupella

#41 6:39 – 6:49 pm Mari Mack

#42 6:50 – 7:00 pm Larry Poole

7:00 – 8:00 pm 1 Hour break
(7:50 blink lights and MC asks people to take their seats and get ready for the next act)

8:00 – 8:10 MC #4: Chris Chandler

#43 8:11 – 8:21 pm Rui Gouveia

#44 8:23 – 8:33 pm Mark (Mac) McDonald

#45 8:34 – 8:44 pm Vic Sadot

#46 8:45 – 8:55 pm Harbinger (Isaiah McLane and Alex Ristic)

#47 8:56 – 9:06 pm Yvette O’Tannenbaum

#48 9:07 – 9:17 pm Dan Cunningham

#49 9:18 – 9:28 pm Hali Hammer

#50 9:29– 9:39 pm Karl Pascal

Berkeley Barb Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Berkeley Barb Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Post-event photo post by Vic Sadot 8-16-15

Country Joe McDonald on stage 8-12-15 at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, CA for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Berkeley Barb.

Country Joe McDonald on stage 8-12-15 at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, CA for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Berkeley Barb. Photo by Vic Sadot

Original Post: Many veterans of Berkeley Barb activist journalism in the past 50 years will be gathering from far and wide for a reunion with their movement friends. If you don’t know the Berkeley Barb history, you can visit the About Berkeley Barb section of the website. Meanwhile here is an excerpt, and below you can check out the schedule over several days Aug 8 – 14. The opening statement at the opening page to the Berkeley Barb website at www.berkeleybarb.net says: The Berkeley Barb was launched by Max Scherr on August 13, 1965, and was one of the earliest underground newspapers to serve the civil rights, anti-war, and counter-cultural movements in the Sixties. For 15 years, from 1965 to 1980, the Barb was a voice for a generation looking to change the world. The Barb mixed radical politics with psychedelic art, guerrilla comics, local happenings, opinions, reviews, advice, personal ads, and frequent calls to protest. It offered its readers an unabashed alternative to the conformist mainstream press. At a nexus between Free Speech and the Sexual Revolution, the Barb trumpeted the irrepressible passions of the American counterculture.”

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Max Scheer Founder, Publisher The Berkeley Barb 2/69

Mission Statement | The Berkeley Barb celebrates the spirit, politics, and art of the Sixties.
History | On August 13, 1965 Max Scherr launched the Berkeley Barb, one of the earliest and most influential underground newspapers to serve the civil rights, anti-war, and countercultural movements. Scherr, a hands-on publisher, relied on a mostly young, Leftist staff, which helped produce and sell the Barb. For 15 years the Barb, as its name suggests, critiqued and needled the “establishment” becoming a voice for a generation looking to change the world.

Berkeley Barb 50th Anniversary Events Calendar

July 8 – August: The Berkeley Main Library will be hosting displays on the history of the Berkeley Barb, including the rock poster artists and cartoonists featured in the Barb, the speakers and panelists we are hosting to commemorate the 50th anniversary on August 13th, and the Berkeley Barb staff. See the Barb’s vital contribution to American history through a series of front-page issues, photos, quotes, and never before released documents and personal items from Max Scherr’s own files.

August 9: Join us for an Art and Photos Opening and Pot-Luck at the Art House Gallery featuring the work of Barb artist Patricia Oberhaus as well as John Jekabson and Harold Adler. Check out some of Patricia’s art in the Gallery Please join us at 2905 Shattuck, from 12-3 p.m. There will be additional opportunities to view the collection; it runs continues on Wednesday 8/12, and Friday 8/14 from 12:00 – 3:00 through August 14.

August 12: A 50 Year Barb celebration party with live music featuring Country Joe McDonald, Emily Yates, Vic Sadot, Sal Valentino & friends, plus radio pioneer Scoop Nisker and comedy celebrating free speech and the alternative press, is scheduled at The Freight & Salvage Coffee House at 2020 Addison St. in Berkeley. Read more at the Barb or Freight sites! (Private Event)

August 13: Barb Day – Starting at 11:00 am, the Berkeley Main Library will be hosting a day of speakers and panels in their community room. 1960s underground cartoonist Trina Robbins and Dr. Eugene Schoenfeld (Dr. Hip) will be featured, along with panels consisting of Barb editors, staffers, contributors, and a wrap up academic analysis.

August 14: Berkeley Barb Film Festival at the East Bay Media Center. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. at the Media Center, 1939 Addison St., Berkeley, CA. 1:00 – 5:00 pm: Films to be screened include: Shorts: Hot Damn! People, Moe’s Birthday, Lenny Lipton’s Let a Thousand Parks Bloom; Featuring a rare showing of the documentary Hookers, produced by Max Scherr and directed by George Csicsery. Q & A with filmmakers Lenny Lipton and George Csicsery. 7: 00: evening screening of Feature Documentary: Mark Kitchell’s Berkeley in the Sixties followed by a Q & A with author/screenwriter Susan Griffin and Mark Kitchell. (Capacity 75)

“9/11 in the Academic Community” Movie Live-Stream from Berkeley!

March 30, 2014 Post Event Update Notice: “NOW ARCHIVED”!

The Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance (NCA911Truth) Live-Stream event from Berkeley’s Historic Fellowship Hall on MARCH 27, 2014 is now archived on No Lies Radio! 

The idea of the live-stream event was to promote the screening of the film, “9/11 in the Academic Community”, at campuses and communities world-wide in 2014. See the link to the film if you wish to organize an event in your area. The featured film is not in the archive since it was a one-time publicity agreement with the film maker, Adnan Zuberi. The short film titled “The San Francisco International Inquiry into 9/11” was shown, and the 10th Anniversary of that event organized by NCA911Truth was celebrated. Truth Troubadour Vic Sadot sang “Cheney’s in the Bunker” and “Trouble in the Rubble”, and the first of those two songs is in this archived segment. The sponsors were Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, Project Censored, the BFUU Social Justice Committee, and No Lies Radio. Trailers to the featured film and links to purchase it are also listed at this link at NoLiesRadio. Watch it for free and make a donation if you want to support our work! noliesradio.org/archives/76644

Original Post Follows:

The Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance presents “9/11 IN THE ACADEMIC COMMUNITY” by Live-Stream on No Lies Radio.  “San Francisco International Inquiry into 9/11” will also be shown to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of that event. THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014 at 7 PM Pacific Time from Historic Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709 on No Lies Radio.

Five Northern California-based groups have teamed up to publicize the new film titled “9/11 in the Academic Community”. The Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, Project Censored, the BFUU Social Justice Committee, and No Lies Radio have teamed up to create a Live-stream Internet Event that anyone can watch from anywhere! If you cannot be with us in person at Historic Fellowship Hall in Berkeley, then you can be there in spirit by watching both movies and the discussion by live-stream. Wherever in the world you may be, you can join us in real time at this No Lies Radio link: www.noliesradio.org/archives/76644

Berkeley Calling! "9/11 In The Academic Community" Movie Live Stream on March 27 2014 at 7 pm from Historic Fellowship Hall by No Lies Radio!

Berkeley Calling! “9/11 In The Academic Community” Movie Live Stream on March 27 2014 at 7 pm from Historic Fellowship Hall by No Lies Radio!

Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth posted a review that said: “9/11 In The ACADEMIC COMMUNITY, a winner at the University of Toronto Film Festival, is a unique film that documents academia’s treatment of critical perspectives on 9/11. It explores the taboo that has been effective in shielding the American government’s narrative of the events of 9/11 from scholarly examination. Through a powerful reflection on intellectual courage and the purpose of academia, the film aims at changing intellectual discourse on 9/11 and the War on Terror… As well as probing the repercussions several scholars have endured due to their individual investigations into 9/11, this documentary provides an analysis of impairments in professional inquiry, ranging from the failure to critically reflect on terms that function as “thought-stoppers” (such as “conspiracy theory”) to the structural approach that restricts inquiry to the broad implications of 9/11 while shutting out enquiry into the events of the day itself.” http://www.ae911truth.org/en/news-section/57-news-releases-by-others/795-new-film-takes-on-911-in-the-academic-community.html

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To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of one of the most important events organized by Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance March 26-28, 2004, a short film titled “San Francisco International Inquiry into 9/11”. Two of the founders of the organization that created that event 10 years ago will be at Fellowship Hall to speak, Carol Brouillet, and Ken Jenkins, who will be our evening MC.

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Vic Sadot will sing a song from his CD “9/11 Truth & Justice Songs”.  www.vicsadot.com

Vic Sadot is Truth Troubadour at YouTube, Blogspot, and Twitter. He is the current chair of the Social Justice Committee and a long time movement singer-songwriter. www.youtube.com/truthtroubadour

Vic Sadot is Truth Troubadour at YouTube, Blogspot, and Twitter. He is the current chair of the Social Justice Committee and a long time movement singer-songwriter. www.youtube.com/truthtroubadour

Official site of the movie “9/11 in the Academic Community” directed by A. Zuberi. http://911inacademia.com The main thesis of the film concerns the silence of the academic community on this vital issue. I think it is extremely important and very well produced.” Morton Brussel, Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign To help promote this event via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/553167108114974   Co-Sponsors and Links to their websites: Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance www.sf911truth.org Project Censored www.projectcensored.org No Lies Radio www.noliesradio.org Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth www.ae911truth.org Social Justice Committee of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists www.bfuu.org/events/social-justice

Ukraine: Bloody Destabilization and Privatization Coup of 2014 Orchestrated by the NWO Corporate Captured States

Freedom” for the Ukraine! What does that mean? What is really happening? Here is a collection of news videos that suggest that there has been a bloody destabilization and privatization coup that was orchestrated by the NWO “Corporate Captured States” (CCS) using Neo-Nazis, snipers, media disinfo, a sexy chick viral video, and waves of money from NGO’s (Non-Government Organizations).

Michel Chossudoksy, founder and director of the Center for Research on Globalization, also known as Global Research http://www.globalresearch.ca/

Michel Chossudoksy, founder and director of the Center for Research on Globalization, also known as Global Research. http://www.globalresearch.ca

 “GUNS & BUTTER” Radio Show on KPFA Pacifica – Bonnie Faulkner interviews Michel Chossudovsky, founder and director of the Center for Global Research in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Title: “Ukraine’s ‘Democratic’ Coup d’Etat: Washington Supports a Neo-Nazi Coalition Government”. 

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Bonnie Faulkner, Host of “Guns & Butter Radio Show on KPFA every Wednesday from 1 – 2 pm Pacific Time and is available in both KPFA archives and the archives of Pacifica internet-only affiliate, No Lies Radio.

The US has Installed a Neo Nazi Government in the Ukraine (Les États-Unis a installé un gouvernement Nazi de Neo en Ukraine) 3-02-14 Center for Research on Globalization, Canada by Michel Chossudovsky.

Closer to home at Stanford University’s Hoover Institute in California, Larry Diamond has produced a new book and a new film on “democracy”. He has something to do with channeling US tax dollars through the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). But who gets that money? And why is it OK for the USA (as represented by corporate representatives) to intervene in other people’s countries with NGO funneled money. Is it destabilization and privatization work?

 Watch The Truth About The Ukraine Crisis” (12:16) Prison Planet’s Paul Joseph Watson reports that Larry Diamond of Stanford University and of the US “National Endowment for Democracy” (NED) funded a propaganda video called “From A Whisper To A Roar”. Note well that Paul Joseph Watson is an Islamophobe associated with fake “truther” Alex Jones of Prison Planet and Disinfo Wars. However, I found no other report on this film and the clip of the Ukrainian Girl from the propaganda movie mentioned. So I’m using it for that reason. I am not endorsing these guys. In this case, their facts stand up under scrutiny with other substantiation provided as well.

Book: The Spirit of Democracy by Larry Diamond of Stanford University.

Book: The Spirit of Democracy by Larry Diamond of Stanford University.

The section of the movie on the Ukraine celebrates the right wing NED funded parties in the Ukraine and their leader, Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko, who lost the latest election to Viktor Yanukovych in2010. Recently, Yanukovych was overthrown in Kiev under violent methods of intervention by operatives associated with the US funded NGO’s (non-governmental organizations), some of whom are Neo Nazi. This film praises right wing pro-privatization political operative Viktor Yushcheko. A 2:04 minute segment titled “I Am A Ukrainian” was promoted to go viral on YouTube. 

An attractive blue eyed lady supports the “Right Sector” Nazis and “freedom” advocates on the barricades. How romantic, sweet, and fake! NED and other NGO’s funded the wave of “color” revolutions of which Ukraine’s brand was “orange”. Now the first step of the new Un-Elected government has been to offer to sell the state owned energy company to private corporations “in transparent auctions”. They will also open up negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to secure an indebted Ukraine within the Euro NATO sphere of domination. The attempt to remove Russia from the Crimea is a dangerous attempt to further the encirclement of Russia by NATO. 

Ukraine: Secretive Neo-Nazi Military Organization Involved in Euromaidan Snyper Shootings” – By F. William Engdahl in 21st Century Wire & Global Research, March 03, 2014 – “A secretive neo-nazi military organization reported linked to NATO played a decisive role in targeted sniper attacks and violence that led to the collapse of the elected government. But the West is not finished with destroying Ukraine. Now comes the IMF (International Monetary Fund – NWO Corporate Empire Bank) with severe conditionalities as prerequisite to any Western financial help…According to veteran US intelligence sources, the snipers came from an ultra-right-wing military organization known as Ukrainian National Assembly – Ukrainian People’s Self-Defense (UNA-UNSO). 

Victoria Nuland’s Admits Washington Has Spent $5 Billion to “Subvert Ukraine”. Who is Victoria Nuland and why does this Dec 13, 2013 “U.S.-Ukraine Foundation” Conference in DC have oil logos so prominantly displayed? Victoria Nuland is the wife of Robert Kagan, founder of Project for A New American Century, and considered a star-leader of the younger generation of “Neo-Cons” now embraced and employed in the Democratic administration of President Barack Obama. After serving as Hillary Clinton’s spokesperson, she is now the U.S. Undersecretary of State for Europe and Eurasia.” How odd to hear a US official talk about her visit to the EuroMaidan protests as people being attacked for singing hymns when the reality is well documented in videos that Neo Nazis nationalists and “militants trained in the Baltics” used a molotov cocktail to create a napalm substance to throw at police officers. A phone call between her and Geoffrey Pyatt was intercepted in which she says “F the EU”. I would interpret that to mean that she understands that they want to participate in the Privatization Plunder of the Ukraine. But that they were not then willing to engage in nuclear brinkmanship with Russia or to support the US attempt to use its Neo Nazi banksters to try to remove the Russian fleet from the Crimea. Nuland said F the EU because they tried to make a deal with the elected government without US participation after it balked at joining the European Union and NATO (spoken by her in code as Ukraine’s “European future”) which would bring that outdated “defensive” organization to the door of Russia. NATO was originally set up to defend Western Europe from a perceived Soviet threat. It was deliberately transformed into an aggressive military tool to bomb far-flung places, such as Afghanistan, Libya, and Yugoslavia.

 

“INSANE Footage Of Ukraine Riots at Think Outside the Box Channel – Ultra “Right Sector” Nazi-style nationalists financed by US NATO use tactics learned in training camps in the Balkan states. The pay is said to be $25 per day. State Department Under-Secretary Victoria Nuland and the wife of Robert Kagan, founder of Project for A New American Century, said that the US has spent $5 billion so far to subvert the Ukraine. Plenty of new gear and weaponry has come into the violent conflict. Where is that kind of money and gear coming from? A home-made napalm is used on police who seem to be under orders to not shoot back, at least in this scene. You can see the fires break out on their uniforms. 

Check out the link to Citizens for Legitimate Government here: The New Ukraine – Freakin’ Frackin’ Free! And Allied to who? Chevron! 

Sharing a post by Haitian Blogger Chantal Laurent, “He’d better move faster on the privatization track, else his handlers will have to start mobilizing “civil society” to push him out, at which point he will have lost the afterglow of a Molotov cocktails democracy and become just another failed leader who needs to go.” Ukraine’s New Government mulling privatization of Energy Sector 3-3-14 – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said, “I’ll tell you about the idea of privatization of the energy sector at transparent auctions…”

Ukraine: The New Cold War Heats Up by Gilbert Mercier 

Western Leaders Caught Admitting Ukraine Snipers Were Not Yakunovich’s – Pete Santilli 

Ukraine Protests: Israeli Ex-Officer ‘Leads Militant Group’, Claims Iran

Why would Zionist Jews work with Ukrainian Fascists? Is there any history of anything like that? Unfortunately, this author makes that case.

The Zionist-Nazi Collaboration by William James Martin / July 8th, 2012 Dissident Voice Excerpt: The understanding of Herzl, as well as the Zionists, about the inevitability of anti-Semitism was possibly self-fulfilling, for rather than opposing anti-Semitism in the first half of the 20th century, the Zionists found common cause with Hitler, Eichmann, and the Nazis and used anti-Semitism and Nazism as a means of achieving their end which was the establishment of a Jewish state. The two reactionary movements shared the view that German Jews were living in that country as a ‘foreign race’ and that the racial divide was essential to maintain. The Zionists’ use of Nazism involved, among other things, the blocking of avenues of escape to other countries of Europe’s Jews and diverting them to Palestine, even as the death trains began to roll in Europe. The rise of Nazism and Hitler to power was never, or almost never, opposed by the Zionists prior to the establishment of Israel. 

Ukraine: Israeli Special Forces Unit under Neo-Nazi Command Involved in Maidan Riots 

Leaked Telephone Conversation: Ukraine Sniper Killings of “Opposition Protesters” Ordered by “Opposition Leaders”, Blamed on Yanukovych. The leaders of EuroMaidan ordered the shooting of their own supporters and police to inflame the situation. Based on the release of a controversial leaked telephone conversation, we are now in a position to confirm that the Kiev Maidan Independence Square February 20 sniper shootings directed against innocent civilians were ordered by opposition leaders integrated by Neo-Nazi elements. Acknowledged in a leaked telephone conversation between EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and the Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet, the Maidan opposition rather than president Yanukovych was behind the sniper killings on February 20. These shootings were directed against both opposition protesters and police. Urmas Paet: “There is now stronger and stronger understanding that behind the snipers, it was not Yanukovich, but it was somebody from the new coalition,”Catherine Ashton: “I think we do want to investigate. I mean, I didn’t pick that up, that’s interesting. Gosh,”  According to RT:  The telephone call “took place after Estonia’s Foreign Minister Urmas Paet visited Kiev on February 25 at the peak of clashes between the pro-EU protesters and security forces in the Ukrainian capital. Paet also recalled his conversation with a doctor who treated those shot by snipers in Kiev. She said that both protesters and police were shot at by the same people.”Urmas Paet “And second, what was quite disturbing, this same Olga [Bogomolets] told as well that all the evidence shows that the people who were killed by snipers from both sides, among policemen and then people from the streets, that they were the same snipers killing people from both sides,” the Estonian FM stressed. Catherine Ashton; “Well, yeah…that’s, that’s terrible.” 

Breaking: Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and Catherine Ashton discuss Ukraine over the phone by Michael Bergman – Officers of Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) loyal to the ousted President Viktor Yanukovich have hacked phones of Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton and leaked their conversation to the web. The officials discuss their impressions of what’s happening in the country after the revolution. The gist of it is that Ukrainian people have no trust in any of the leaders of Maidan. However the most striking thing of all is the fact which concerns the use of force during the revolution, particularly the snipers who killed both protesters and officers of the riot police. Mr. Paet reveals astonishing information which confirms the rumours that the snipers were employed by the leaders of Maidan. 

 

Foreign Intervention in the Ukraine Crisis – “In the latest startling revelation, Pando.com has published documents implicating the Omidyar Network in the funding of the current Ukrainian protest movement. The Omidyar Network is the NGO of billionaire Ebay co-founder Pierre Omidyar, who recently set up “First Look” as an outlet for (among others) Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill and Laura Poitras to selectively publish some of the Snowden document archive, 99% of which continues to be withheld from the public… As supposedly “progressive” outlets once again scramble to throw their support behind the billionaire oligarchs and NGOs that have helped to destabilize the country, and as neocons unite with neoliberals in their agenda to carve up Ukraine for western interests, it remains to be seen what genuine alternative outlets will stand up against this blatant interference and stand up for the principle that it is up to the Ukrainian people, and no one else, to decide what happens in their country.”

Song for this blog: Full Spectrum Dominance – Edward Snowden exposed NSA Total Information Surveillance and “Democratic” Party Senator Diane Feinstein’s secret deal to keep that extreme level of police state surveillance a secret until 2038! As Puppet Prez Obama joked about the young men who might be interested in his daughters, “Predator drones: You won’t see it coming!” As my song says, “Beware of those who joke about sending in the drones!” 

FULL SPECTRUM DOMINANCE – Broadside Balladeer at Sound Cloud

Full Spectrum Dominance by William Engdahl http://www.engdahl.oilgeopolitics.net

Full Spectrum Dominance by William Engdahl

Standing On the Side of Love – Free Chelsea!

BERKELEY CALLING! Stand on the Side of Love, Truth, and Justice! Free Chelsea Manning! Prosecute the War Criminals! Not the Whistle-Blowers!

  • COURAGE TO RESIST.ORG Plans Speaking Tour for CHELSEA MANNING Attorney David Coombs with Oakland event at Humanist Hall on Dec 9 at 6:30 pm!
  • BFUU SOCIAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE ISSUES A STATEMENT ON MANNING: THE “STANDING ON THE SIDE OF LOVE” RESOLUTION.
  • VIC SADOT UPDATED HIS MANNING SUPPORT SONG TO THE FEMININE AS REQUESTED. “COURAGE TO RESIST – FREE CHELSEA!” IS A FREE DOWNLOAD AT SoundCloud! USE IT TO FREE WAR CRIMES WHISTLE-BLOWER CHELSEA MANNING!
  • Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Color Purple”, released a Statement denouncing the 35 year sentence and praising Chelsea Manning’s humanism and bravery. ALICE WALKER STATEMENT ON MANNING

  • New 2015 Video Update: Courage To Resist – Free Chelsea Manning (4:52) at Truth Troubadour YouTube Channel.  This video is an update from the original 2009 “Courage To Resist” video about war crimes whistle-blower Bradley Manning. This 2015 version is gender updated to show respect and support for Chelsea Manning. She received a 35 year prison sentence for exposing U.S. war crimes, including the “collateral murder” video of U.S. helicopter pilots attacking a group of Iraqi children, civilians, and professional journalists.“We stood with you as ‘Bradley’! We’re gonna stand with you as ‘Chelsea’ too!” – A line in the last verse of the new version of the song called “Courage To Resist” now posted at SoundCloud.com/BroadsideBalladeer

Justice Denied: Chelsea Manning Gets 35 Year Sentence

COURAGE TO RESIST – FREE CHELSEA MANNING VERSION (4:47) – Free mp3 at SoundCloud by Broadside Balladeer! Use it to support war-crimes whistle-blower Chelsea Manning! Exposing war crimes is a duty, not a crime! Support the organization that stands with GI’s who grow in awareness and conscience and who stand for peace through justice while under military servitude! Berkeley-based singer-songwriter Vic Sadot is on vocals and acoustic guitar, and Eric Golub is on the evocative and moving viola. Sammy Fielding was the sound-engineer for all sessions at Robot Envy Studio.

Cynthia Papermaster joins VicSadot in singing his song, Courage To Resist, in support of Private Bradley Manning in San Francisco at Justin Herman Plaza as the crowd reacts to the announcement that war crimes whistle-blower Manning was given a 35 year sentence by the US military court. This rally was on 8-21-13. Photo by Peter Menchini

Cynthia Papermaster, with faithful “fellow traveler” and stalwart activist dog Jimminywinks, joins Vic Sadot in singing his song, Courage To Resist, in support of Private Bradley Manning in San Francisco at Justin Herman Plaza as the crowd reacts to the announcement that war crimes whistle-blower Manning was given a 35 year sentence by the US military court. This rally was on 8-21-13. Photo by Peter Menchini

Manning Legal Defense Led by David Coombs. Jeff Paterson of Courage To Resist organization is to the right of Coombs.

Manning Legal Defense Led by David Coombs. Jeff Paterson of Courage To Resist organization is to the right of Coombs.

As current Chair of the Social Justice Committee of the BFUU, I am pleased to make this public announcement that on September 1, 2013 The Social Justice Committee of The Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists unanimously passed a resolution to remain resolute in support of Bradley Manning after he was unjustly sentenced to 35 years in prison for documenting war crimes as the law requires a soldier to do, and after publicly declaring that “she” is a woman and that she requests that we refer to “her” as Chelsea Manning.

It is clearly in the spirit and the meaning and the calling as described in “Our Unitarian Universalist Principles” that we declare this “Standing on the Side of Love” Resolution. It reads as such:

 “We stand by Chelsea Manning as a war-crimes whistle-blower who should be freed. Instead of prosecuting Manning, war criminals should be put on trial under the Nuremberg Principles. We also stand with Manning in her right to choose her gender.”

CNN reports on Manning statement made after his sentencing

The injustice of the saga of Chelsea Manning continues to confront all people of conscience and good will within the context of the larger system of oligarchy and militarism parading as “democracy” and being given constant cover by a criminally complicit corporate media. It is treasonous to engage in the cover up of crimes, in violations of the Constitution, and in the deliberate distortion of reality to suit the most cruel and cynical of motives to destroy and dominate people everywhere. It’s thuggery!

The movement in support of Bradley Manning understands this larger context and it is probably sophisticated enough to process the new challenges that Manning’s gender choice present. It is precisely because the movement for Social Justice in this country is a principled movement that it will remain stalwart and steadfast in support of Private Chelsea Manning.

On Oct 23, 2013 the Private Bradley Manning Support Network published the letter of support from famous author and social justice activist Alice Walker. Major General Jeffrey S. Buchanan has the power to reduce Chelsea Manning’s 35-year prison sentence to time served, as commander of the Military District of Washington. We need an outpouring of public support for Manning’s freedom to compel Maj. Gen. Buchanan to do the right thing.Hundreds have already written letters to Maj. Gen. Buchanan, explaining why Manning deserves clemency. Alice Walker is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple. Read the Alice Walker Statement in which she praises Manning’s humanism here!

SF-BMcontingent-2013-banner-Pride-our-whistle-blowerThe Bradley Manning Contingent 7-01-13 at San Francisco Pride Parade

This presented a challenge to me as a songwriter as well since my original “Courage To Resist” song was about Bradley and two other GI’s supported by the organization known as CourageToResist.org. I am pleased to announce that a new Chelsea version of the song has been recorded and posted as a free mp3 download at SoundCloud.com/BroadsideBalladeer

The San Diego Coalition To Free Manning issued a call for people to hit the streets and demonstrate their reaction to the draconian sentence of 35 years in prison given to army whistle-blower Chelsea Manning. Along with the Obama regime's unprecedented war on whistleblowers and journalists, the revelations of illegal Unconstitutional spying on Americans in violation of the 4th Amendment right of the people to be secure in their houses and effects, people had much to say. Supporters of truth, justice & transparency rallied to speak out and raise awareness in San Diego.

The San Diego Coalition To Free Manning issued a call for people to hit the streets and demonstrate their reaction to the draconian sentence of 35 years in prison given to army whistle-blower Chelsea Manning. Along with the Obama regime’s unprecedented war on whistle-blowers and journalists, the revelations of illegal Unconstitutional spying on Americans in violation of the 4th Amendment right of the people to be secure in their houses and effects, people were motivated to protest. Supporters of truth, justice & transparency rallied in many cities.