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Thought Crime and Punishment in the USA

James speaks with Southern California-based political commentator John Friend, a 29-year-old man who was recently terminated from his position in the Escondido City Manager’s office because after being targeted for his online political speech. He has been deemed a “conspiracy theorist,” “white supremacist” and “anti-semite” for challenging conventional historical narratives of 9/11 and World War II.

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John Friend has been terminated by two employers since 2013 for his publicly-expressed political views

Friend appears to have entered the sites of anonymous forces who chose to use the press–in this case the San Diego Tribune (here and here)–in a campaign that pressured Friend’s employer to force him into relinquishing his position with the municipality. Tracy experienced a similar scenario when the South Florida Sun-Sentinel ran a smear campaign in early 2013 highlighting Tracy’s analyses of Sandy Hook school massacre press coverage.

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On the Topic of Conspiracy (Theory)

TracyOn this episode New Zealand-based philosopher Matthew R. X. Dentith interviews James Tracy. The two discuss false flag terror and the uses and origins of the “conspiracy theory” term in modern public discourse.

Matthew is a self-described “conspiracy theory theorist” who wrote his doctoral dissertation on conspiracy theories. In that work and his new book he breaks from the commonplace disparagement of “conspiracy theorists,” arguing in part that engaging with and thinking seriously about political conspiracies would likely contribute to a much more vibrant political discourse than what is observable today.

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From Michael Cravey to Benghazi on the Conspiracy Circuit

New Possibilities to Explain What Happened to Michael Cravey & Getting Closer to the Reason for the Benghazi Cover-Up

Michael Cravey Boxes

If you’re not already familiar with the Michael Cravey conspiracy, you’re in for a doozy. I suspect those already familiar with the strange tale will find this new information as fascinating as I do. Newcomers can get up to speed by reading the background section below. What I’m presenting doesn’t solve any mysteries, ultimately. These are merely theories and information for continued research and speculation. I welcome and encourage people to add their perspectives, to debate the merits of the theories presented and develop those of their own. The goal for many of us has been to understand what happened to Michael. In the process, some of our suspicions may be confirmed and we may learn some unexpected things along the way.

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The Death of Michael Cravey: Unanswered Questions and Missing Information

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Michael Cravey

On the morning of March 3, 2014 Michael Cravey, a 28-year-old internet conspiracy researcher who worked under the pseudonym Thomas Brinkley, allegedly attacked a couple on the University of Florida campus. “Oh my God, he’s going to get me,” a woman whispered to a 911 dispatcher, before repeating it louder. “Oh my God, he’s going to get me.”

The woman claimed Cravey was laughing as he assailed her spouse, stabbing him in the neck with a knife. Cravey then led police on a high speed car chase that police eventually called off. Three hours later in a department store parking lot Cravey died in a hail of police gunfire after charging an officer with a hatchet. The press suggested that Cravey “espouse[d] conspiracy theories involving Aurora, Colo., mass shooting suspect James Holmes.” And tragically his preoccupations manifested in a spasm of crazed violence.

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Dave McGowan Battling Aggressive Cancer

Craig McKee
Truth and Shadows
(May 23, 2015)

This post features the full text of an article Dave McGowan wrote on Sept. 12, 2001, questioning the official story of the “terrorist attacks” of 9/11. This is preceded by introductions from me and Truth and Shadows contributor Sheila Casey.(CM)

Craig McKee: We received some terrible news yesterday that Dave McGowan, one of the most important and engaging researchers in the conspiracy field, is seriously ill. He has a very aggressive and advanced form of cancer – affecting his lungs, liver, and bones – and has a very small chance of recovery.

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McGowan: insight and courage.

I thought it appropriate to honor Dave and his continuing contribution to truth seeking and to let people know just how valuable a writer he is, by reprinting a piece below that he wrote just a day after 9/11. He knew right away that the official story we were being fed about the so-called “terrorist attacks” did not add up. It doesn’t have all the answers, but it makes an excellent start on asking the right questions.

The first thing I read from McGowan was his series on the Apollo Moon missions called “Wagging the Moondoggie.” This amazing 14-part series is what finally convinced me that the Moon landings never took place. What struck me was not only his insight but his wit. Very dry, which is the best kind.

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