The Exceptionally Naughty Business of COINTELPRO

The Exceptionally Naughty Business of COINTELPRO

The villian of the piece

by Timothy Chilman email: timothychilman@yahoo.com “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” - The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States COINTELPRO stands for counter-intelligence program, and is the collective name for 2,370 covert action programs directed at US domestic...
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End the Illegal U.S. Occupation of Hawai’i!

End the Illegal U.S. Occupation of Hawai’i!

Hawai'i looks like this.

By Timothy Chilman email: timothychilman@yahoo.com The Hawai’ian islands contain some of the most beautiful and resource-rich land to be found in the Pacific. Being enriched by lava, the soil of Hawai’i is very fertile. There are eight main islands and many smaller ones. The larger islands are Hawaii, Maui, Kahoolawe, Lanai, Oahu, Molokai, Kauai, and Niihau. The climate is tropical, and humidity and temperatures are reduced by the eastern trade winds. The average temperature is in the 80s F. Hawai’i...
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What Really Went on at Roswell

What Really Went on at Roswell

Newspapers reported that the U.S. Army Air Force had recovered a flying saucer at Roswell.

by Timothy Chilman email: timothychilman@yahoo.com What happened Originally, at the location of what is now the town of Roswell, New Mexico, there was a crossroads whose springs provided water to cattle. The beginnings of the town came in 1869, when professional gambler Van C. Smith constructed two adobe buildings, which became the settlement’s general stores, post office, and sleeping quarters. Smith claimed the land, and became the first postmaster of the town, which he named after his father, prominent lawyer...
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How the United States Narrowly Missed a Coup

How the United States Narrowly Missed a Coup

General Smedley Darlington Butler

by Timothy Chilman email: timothychilman@yahoo.com The term “conspiracy theory” did not enter the Oxford English Dictionary until 1997, but it was used as early as January 27, 1877 by lawyer David Dudley Field in The Fitchburg Sentinel in support of his view that the Republicans had stolen the 1876 election from Samuel Tilden. General Smedley Darlington Butler Retired Marine Corps General Smedley Darlington Butler (1881-1940) was described as a “foolish conspiracy theorist” after blowing the whistle on a fascist coup...
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They Were Shooting Flying Fish: the Gulf of Tonkin Incident

They Were Shooting Flying Fish: the Gulf of Tonkin Incident

The USS Maddox engages North Vietnamese P-4 patrol boats

by Timothy Chilman email: timothychilman@yahoo.com Tonkin, Đông Kinh in Vietnamese, means “Eastern Capital.” On 10 August, 1964, the Southeast Asia (Gulf of Tonkin) Resolution was approved by the House of Representatives by 416 votes to nil after 40 minutes of debate, and the Senate by a vote of 88 to 2 after nine hours of debate. The resolution granted President Lyndon Baines Johnson the right to use military force without a declaration of war. Senators Morse and Gruening argued that...
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Introducing Task Force Orange

Introducing Task Force Orange

The handiwork of Task Force Orange

by Timothy Chilman email: timothychilman@yahoo.com Our story begins on April 24, 1980, with Operation Eagle Claw, the disastrous U.S. attempt to rescue hostages from the U.S. embassy in Tehran. RH-53Ds aboard the USS Nimitz prior to Operation Eagle Claw Six Hercules transport aircraft and eight RH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters were to fly under radar and rendezvous at a secret landing strip in the Iranian desert, code-named Desert One. All aircraft bore black-red-black identification stripes. At Desert One, the aircraft would...
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The Truth about the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion

The Truth about the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion

A big fan of the Protocols

By Timothy Chilman email: timothychilman@yahoo.com The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion tells of a plan for world domination by Jews, to be accomplished by manipulating the economy, controlling the media and fostering religious strife. The Protocols say a tax would be levied upon books of less than three hundred pages, to escape which only unreadably long compositions could be published. Debt was to be encouraged, becoming a permanent condition. Popular hatred of the Catholic Church would be inflamed...
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On the Shitty Side of the Great Firewall: the Internet in China

On the Shitty Side of the Great Firewall: the Internet in China

The mascot of the QQ messaging service

by Timothy Chilman email: timothychilman@yahoo.com In his classic work, The Art of War, Sun Tzu was all too clear regarding “the dangers from without and within.” Consequently, the Chinese government is rather cagey about anything not Han (ethnically Chinese) and particularly about the internet. Tension has heightened after the recent popular uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East, where social websites were employed to organize protest. In the December 2009 issue of the Communist Party journal, Seeking Truth, Minister...
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The Libyan Guy Didn’t Do It – the Story of Lockerbie

The Libyan Guy Didn’t Do It – the Story of Lockerbie

A Boeing 747–100 similar to Flight 103

by Timothy Chilman email: timothychilman@yahoo.com   At 7:03pm on the bitterly cold evening of 21 December 1988, a bomb detonated aboard Pan Am Flight 103, almost directly below the “P” in “Pan Am,” as it flew over Scotland. The aircraft splintered into thousands of pieces, many aflame, which rained onto the town of Lockerbie below. Debris was strewn for miles around. Burning fuel was spread over a divided highway, incinerating autos. One wing plowed through the village, killing everyone in...
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China and the Threat of Informationalized War

China and the Threat of Informationalized War

Imagine if the communications equipment of the U.S. military failed

by Timothy Chilman email: timothychilman@yahoo.com Envision September 2020. Members of the 60,000 strong cyberwarfare division of the Chinese military have comprehensively penetrated U.S. government and corporate networks. China seeks to bring Singapore into its fold, and when its navy attacks a Singaporean guided missile frigate in the South China sea, U.S. military units rapidly discover their communications capability to be heavily degraded. Satellite communications, radio, personal computers and the all-important battlefield communications hardware are close to crippled. Key military networks...
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