"Robert Caro’s Blind Spot" Why does the exhaustive biographer overlook Lyndon Johnson’s virulent misogyny? Writing in Slate Magazine, Joshua Kendall notes that, in addition to those items I've referenced, Mr. Caro has left out a lot of material related to LBJ's treatment of women. Interesting about the response he received from Mary Margaret Wiley when … Continue reading Another Astute Reader Notices Things that Robert Caro Overlooked . . .
And How Robert Caro Missed LBJ's End Run Around JFK's Rejection After attempting to get President Kennedy to officially assign him oversight responsibility of "all national security issues" — and failing in that audacious act — Johnson set out to achieve the same result using his innately brazen guile. Documents within his own "LBJ Library" … Continue reading How Lyndon Johnson Expropriated Control Over the Pentagon and CIA Soon After the Inauguration of the Kennedy-Johnson Administration
Deconstructing Noam Chomsky’s Myths: Three Categorically False Attempts to Dismiss Obvious Repercussions of JFK’s Assassination Regarding Vietnam In the analysis to follow, we will examine the three reasons that Noam Chomsky has given for his position that there was no change in foreign policy, or any other policy, that substantively changed direction between the Kennedy … Continue reading The Keepers of State Secrets: Noam Chomsky and Bill Moyers (Among Others), on a Mission to Hide the Worst Treasons of the 1960s ?
Wherever the poetry of myth is interpreted as biography, history, or science, it is killed. The living images become only remote facts of a distant time or sky. Furthermore, it is never difficult to demonstrate that as science and history, mythology is absurd. When a civilization begins to reinterpret its mythology in this way, the … Continue reading How Lyndon B. Johnson and Bill Moyers Helped Reinvent a Literary Genre: The Power of Myth
Despite the success of governmental efforts to insert disinformation propaganda into the mainstream media in order to control public attitudes; to promote "political correctness" in all matters; to denigrate those who search for basic truths; to disparage as "conspiracy theorists" those who persist in reexamining historic cover-ups, people who wish to polish their "Critical Thinking" … Continue reading Lessons in Critical Thinking Skills “101”
“Political Assassinations of the 1960s” Conference — April 4-8, 2019 Olney Central College Olney, Illinois OLNEY, Ill. — The nation’s foremost experts on the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. will gather April 4-8 for a conference at Olney Central College. Sponsored by the JFK Historical Group, Political … Continue reading Announcing JFK Historical Group Conference – April 4-8, 2019