MLK ASSASSINATED BY US GOVT: King Family civil trial verdict

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Martin Luther King assassinated by US Govt: King Family civil trial verdict

Coretta Scott King: “We have done what we can to reveal the truth, and we now urge you as members of the media, and we call upon elected officials, and other persons of influence to do what they can to share the revelation of this case to the widest possible audience.” – King Family Press Conference, Dec. 9, 1999.

The assassination of Dr. King is just one OBVIOUS crime from among ~100 of the US “1% oligarchy” of crucial importance. The crimes center in wars, money, and media; and call for arrests of obvious “leaders” orchestrating these crimes, or a Truth & Reconciliation process.

Dr. Martin Luther King’s family and personal friend/attorney, William F. Pepper, won a civil trial that found US government agencies guilty in the wrongful death of Martin Luther King. The 1999 trial, King Family versus Jowers and Other Unknown Co-Conspirators, is the only trial ever conducted on the assassination of Dr. King. The King Center fully documents the case, with full trial transcript.

The King family’s attempts for a criminal trial were denied, as suspect James Ray’s recant of a guilty plea were denied. Mr. Ray said that his government-appointed attorney told him to sign a guilty plea to prevent the death penalty for his part in delivering the murder weapon for Dr. King’s assassination, and to prevent arrests of his father and brother as probable co-conspirators. Mr. Ray produced a letter from his attorney stating the promise that Mr. Ray would receive a trial. When Mr. Ray discovered that he was solely blamed for Dr. King’s assassination and would never receive a trial, the King family’s and Mr. Ray’s subsequent requests for a trial were denied.

The US government also denied the King family’s requests for independent investigation of the assassination.

Therefore, and importantly, the US government has never presented any evidence subject to challenge that substantiates their claim that Mr. Ray assassinated Dr. King.

US corporate media did not cover the trial, interview the King family, and textbooks omit this information. Journalist and author, James Douglass:

“I can hardly believe the fact that, apart from the courtroom participants, only Memphis TV reporter Wendell Stacy and I attended from beginning to end this historic three-and-one-half week trial. Because of journalistic neglect scarcely anyone else in this land of ours even knows what went on in it. After critical testimony was given in the trial’s second week before an almost empty gallery, Barbara Reis, U.S. correspondent for the Lisbon daily Publico who was there several days, turned to me and said, “Everything in the U.S. is the trial of the century. O.J. Simpson’s trial was the trial of the century. Clinton’s trial was the trial of the century. But this is the trial of the century, and who’s here?” ”

For comparison, please consider the media coverage of O.J. Simpson’s trials:

“Media coverage of the Simpson trial, which began in January 1995, was unlike any other. Over two thousand reporters covered the trial, and 80 miles of cable was required to allow nineteen television stations to cover the trial live to 91 percent of the American viewing audience. When the verdict was finally read on October 3, 1995, some 142 million people listened or watched. It seemed the nation stood still, divided along racial lines as to the defendant’s guilt or innocence. During and after the trial, over eighty books were published about the event by most everyone involved in the Simpson case.”

The overwhelming evidence of government complicity introduced and agreed as comprehensively valid by the jury includes:

  • US 111th Military Intelligence Group were at Dr. King’s location during the assassination.
  • 20th Special Forces Group had an 8-man sniper team at the assassination location on that day.
  • Usual Memphis Police special body guards were advised they “weren’t needed” on the day of the assassination.
  • Regular and constant police protection for Dr. King was removed from protecting Dr. King an hour before the assassination.
  • Military Intelligence set-up photographers on a roof of a fire station with a clear view to Dr. King’s balcony.
  • Dr. King’s room was changed from a secure 1st-floor room to an exposed balcony room.
  • Memphis police ordered the scene where multiple witnesses reported as the source of shooting cut down of their bushes that would have hid a sniper.
  • Along with sanitizing a crime scene, police abandoned investigative procedure to interview witnesses who lived by the scene of the shooting.
  • The rifle Mr. Ray delivered was not matched to the bullet that killed Dr. King, and was not sighted to accurately shoot

The King family believes the government’s motivation to murder Dr. King was to prevent his imminent camp-in/Occupy at Washington, D.C. until the Vietnam War was ended and those resources directed to end poverty and invest in US hard and soft infrastructure. 

This conclusion is consistent with US history, past and recent, for US “leaders” to lie and kill for wars of choice. These lies are then “covered” by corporate media in news and history texts.

Please watch this six-minute video of the evidence from the trial, and this eight-minute video on the FBI’s disclosures of covert operations against Dr. King, including confirmation from his closest friends and advisors.

Coretta Scott King, Dr. King’s wife, is certain of the evidence after 30 years of consideration from the 1968 assassination to the 1999 trial:

“For a quarter of a century, Bill Pepper conducted an independent investigation of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. He opened his files to our family, encouraged us to speak with the witnesses, and represented our family in the civil trial against the conspirators. The jury affirmed his findings, providing our family with a long-sought sense of closure and peace, which had been denied by official disinformation and cover-ups. Now the findings of his exhaustive investigation and additional revelations from the trial are presented in the pages of this important book. We recommend it highly to everyone who seeks the truth about Dr. King’s assassination.” — Coretta Scott King.

The US Department of Justice issued a report in 2000 that explains their investigation into their own possible guilt in the assassination found no evidence to warrant further investigation. Dr. King’s son issued the following statement rebuking a “self-study” rather than the independent investigation the King family assert the evidence demands:

“We learned only hours before the Justice Department press conference that they were releasing the report of their results of their “limited investigation,” which covered only two areas of new evidence concerning the assassination of Dr. King. We had requested that we be given a copy of the report a few days in advance so that we might have had the opportunity to review it in detail. Since that courtesy was not extended to us, we are only able at this time to state the following:

1. We initially requested that a comprehensive investigation be conducted by a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, independent of the government, because we do not believe that, in such a politically-sensitive matter, the government is capable of investigating itself.

2. The type of independent investigation we sought was denied by the federal government. But in our view, it was carried out, in a Memphis courtroom, during a month-long trial by a jury of 12 American citizens who had no interest other than ascertaining the truth. (Kings v. Jowers)

3. After hearing and reviewing the extensive testimony and evidence, which had never before been tested under oath in a court of law, it took the Memphis jury only one (1) hour to find that a conspiracy to kill Dr. King did exist. Most significantly, this conspiracy involved agents of the governments of the City of Memphis, the state of Tennessee and the United States of America. The overwhelming weight of the evidence also indicated that James Earl Ray was not the triggerman and, in fact, was an unknowing patsy.

4. We stand by that verdict and have no doubt that the truth about this terrible event has finally been revealed.

5. We urge all interested Americans to read the transcript of the trial on the King Center website and consider the evidence, so they can form their own unbiased conclusions.

Although we cooperated fully with this limited investigation, we never really expected that the government report would be any more objective than that which has resulted from any previous official investigation.”

Let’s summarize: Under US Civil Law, covert US government agencies were found guilty of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was the leading figure of the Civil Rights Movement, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, and widely recognized as one of the world’s greatest speakers for what it means to be human. The family’s conclusion as to motive was to prevent Dr. King from ending the Vietnam War because the government wanted to continue its ongoing covert and overt military operations to control foreign governments and their resources.

It is therefore a factual statement that under US Civil Law, the US government assassinated Dr. King.

People of sufficient intellectual integrity and moral courage to apply critical thinking skills will embrace the trial evidence and testimony, jury conclusion, and King family analysis as appropriate and helpful information in seeking the facts.

People who at least temporarily reject challenging information out of fear might say something like, “The government killed Dr. King? That’s a crazy conspiracy theory!”

Let’s consider that statement.

When someone says that a body of evidence is “crazy,” or a “conspiracy theory” (meaning an irrational claim easily refuted by the evidence) that’s a claim. With a claim comes a burden of proof. In this case, the person would have to demonstrate command of the facts to explain and prove why the evidence from the civil trial is somehow “crazy” and refute the evidence.

If the person can do this, it would be tremendously helpful in understanding the facts. However, we know from our experience that such statements almost always have zero factual support, and that the person making such a claim literally doesn’t know what they’re talking about.

We also know from our experience, a person making such a statement is really voicing an emotional reaction something closer to the spirit of, “The government killed Dr. King? Ok, I read and understood the paragraphs about the trial and evidence. I read Mrs. King’s and her son’s statement. I haven’t invested the time to verify how valid that information is. I’m not stupid, but because the implications of what that means is so disturbing, I’m going to deny anything about it could possibly be true as my first response. If I’m going to continue being in denial and refuse to discuss the evidence, I’ll attack the messenger.”

We also need to consider the lack of coverage by US corporate media of this compelling evidence, trial verdict, and King family testimony from over 30 years’ analysis of the facts. Recall the evidence of US corporate media reporting being infiltrated by CIA agents to propagandize Americans’ access to information. This included the Director of the CIA’s admission to Congress that they have over 400 agents working in corporate media to make the US public believe what the CIA wants them to believe.

In 2006, George Washington University used a Freedom of Information Act request to obtain the US military’s “Information Operations Roadmap.” This formerly secret and approved document details present US government strategies to generate propaganda, and then attack Internet alternative media that provides dangerous facts and discussion. The military promoted the term, “Fight the net.”

Although I won’t enter the burden of proof here, you may know that there are similar and related bodies of evidence that the US government assassinated other American leaders. The 1975 Senate Church Committee disclosed that the US government initiated and helped assassination attempts on multiple foreign heads of state.

If we were discussing how the population of some other nation could employ critical thinking skills to understand current events from anytime in history, we would certainly understand the importance to anticipate disinformation from government, danger of controlled media, and assassination as a political weapon.

Failure to do so would appropriately elicit the label attributed to the first dictator of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Lenin. Such people who believe what their government tells them when the history and present have overwhelming objective evidence to explain, document, and prove that the government is typical of so many other historical self-serving oligarchies are:

“Useful idiots.”

To the extent the United States today is any different from all other nations and all other times is up to your exercise of critical thinking skills.

And that said, think and choose carefully: choices have consequences, especially our most important ones.

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  • markii

    extraordinary post- pleased to read your work

  • Warren Celli

    MLK was/is (his words lives on) a remarkable human being. Great post!

    Us Corporate media slanting of facts and cover up through lies of omission is common place.

    Here is a truer look at the cover up of US election boycotts and Obama’s phony “mandate”.

    Deception is the strongest political force on the planet.

  • CMC761

    A few years ago, I read (and now recommend) William Pepper’s book An Act of State – The Execution of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Tonto

    From ythe first few lines of this post. “The assassination of Dr. King is just one OBVIOUS crime from among ~100 of the US “1% oligarchy” of crucial importance.”

    Huh? Obvious? How is it that the mythical “1%” are blamed for a racist act? Is every one of the mythical “1%” supposed to be a racist too? Isn’t billionaire Oprah Winfrey on of the 1%? What about billionaire Tiger Woods? I’m not so much confused, as I am disappointed by the ongoing socialist bullshit campaign that gets posted here are news.

    The people who write this shit about the “1%” and the “99%” are just socialist assholes looking to score a point with the small crowd of imbeciles who read here…

    I am talking about YOU! Speak up. This site if soiling its own socialist pants with almost every article.

    • Carl_Herman

      Yeah, the facts of this case show OBVIOUS US government and corporate media complicity, tonto.

      But you don’t discuss those facts. You have no refutation of the argument, therefore.

      What you do, instead, is create a strawman argument over the definition of “1% oligarchy” to include people of color with money, along with the strawman argument that MLK’s murder is “racist.”

      You then devolve even further to discuss your opinion of the characters/personalities of “socialists” as further distraction from the topic of this article.

      Awesome. You go, tonto. You help the readers see for themselves what is valid and what is, as you write, “shit.”

      • Tonto

        Re-read the article quote,Carl. The quote from the article says, the 1% offed MLK, just as if it were an act committed by the thousands of drooling, fanged-billionaires, we are to presume, you claim make up this mythical 1% you are always harping about.

        If the 1% are not the billionaires in this country, then who are they, Carl? I’ve repeatedly asked you for a list of the 1% you talk about so intimately, just as if they all have dinner together every night.

        And, if they’re not billionaires, then who exactly are you saying offed MLK? Name them, and show their direct relationship to this 1% you are always talking about in your socialist screeds.

        As for my saying your tripe is socialist nonsense, you’re absolutely right that’s what I am saying. Money printing, devaluing the currency, reduces every working man’s wages to the equivalent of minimum wage after a while.

        I’ll give you the proof of that right now. Look at it this way, Carl. In 1962 I was 12 years old. Minimum wage was $1 an hour then. That’s how much I made doing the occasional odd job I could find. (My father died several years before. I never got an “allowance”. I learned quickly the value of a dollar.) Gasoline in 1962, BTW, which has not increased in cost as fast as everything else, cost then nineteen cents a gallon. Figure out how much that stupid 12 year old kid was making in today’s dollars, Carl. That’s the truth about setting the minimum wage higher and higher!

        Because that’s the problem with inflation. Almost every worker ends up making less than a 12 year old kid made in 1962. I know. I was there doing it. In 1962 a brand new Volkswagen cost $695! A new Ford or Chevy was $1295.

        When you attribute the assassination of MLK to the 1%, you are saying it is the rich who killed MLK. In effect you are trying to say, the same class of people as Oprah Winfrey and Tiger Woods killed MLK. How does that make any sense, except in your nut-brained, socialist-leaning head? It’s rote-educated socialist scumbags like yourself, who work for the government in their shabby little education sinecures who are at fault for all the idiocy in this country.

        That’s why I say this site of full of socialist shit coming out of mindless socialist assholes that want everyone to earn minimum wage. You have no clue about the effect of what it is you are saying with such huge, abstract approximations as the “1%” and and the “99%”. You only have learned to think like those who coined the Russian term, Bolshevik.

        And you really are just talking gibberish in this article, again.

        • Carl_Herman

          You don’t read and/or don’t recall, tonto: the “1%” are the “leaders” in government, major industries and media whose crimes center in war and money. This list includes “leaders” in both political parties, executives for the Wall Street banks, and executives in corporate media. Whoever those people are in the present are the ones to arrest, with industry crimes varying by their work (Monsanto’s crimes are different from Chase).

          This article is about the facts presented at trial, and the “1% oligarchy” who is complicit for MLK’s assassination, including after-the-fact in covering it up.

          More response is not worth my time.

          • Tonto

            Your response wasn’t worth your time. Monsanto is complicit in the MLK assassination? Chase? Leaders in both parties? The media?

            What a load of shit you peddle. One bullet was fired. And you want to claim everyone you deem to be the enemy of your socialist dreams to be complicit in the assassination of MLK. Why? Because it makes your story more credible?

            Dream on. Your story and its incredible moral is so weak it’s laughable, Carl.

            Barack Obama is a leader in the Democratic Party. Are you saying he’s responsible or complicit in MLK’s assassination? He was barely born!

            You’re a laughable incredible joker.

          • Tonto

            Carl Herman chose MLK Day to propound and expel (like recurrent bad gas) a vast delusion concerning his socialist dreams for the coronation of Ellen Brown the Socialist Money Clown, Queen of the California Fruitcakes.

            Has Ellen Brown ever even held a real job? Or has she just been an author of screwball economic books? Does Ellen, at sixty-something, still live in her parents basement?

            Has Carl Herman ever even held a real job? That does not include the teaching job any Harvard student can claim and fail at interminably upon graduation, Carl.

            Barack Obama chose MLK Day to air his bizarre belief that dope prohibition is a civil rights issue because dope prosecutions effect minorities more than whites. Obama really said that. Yes, he did.

            Black on white rapes result in more prosecutions than do the far less frequent white on black rapes. So, by extension, rape is a civil rights issue too, and rape should also be legalized! Cuckoo! Cuckoo! Cuckoo! Hey! It’s only sex!!!

            I guess MLK Day means something different to all the delusional folks who want to make something of it that it is not, or, make something of it that they wish it to be…

            For a time Reverend MLK was a vibrantly inspirational and eloquent leader who for a time spoke for and to black Americans. Unfortunately in recent times this inspirational leader’s message has been entirely co-opted.
            by losers who are intent on portraying (and defending) black people as incapable dope users and welfare recipients who need from-cradle-to-grave handouts in order to gain equal rights in this country…

            Bullshit. You people make me sick.

          • Disguy

            lmao from drugs to rape? that is in no way a logical comparison. AKA propaganda

        • William Burke

          You’re a real piece of work, aren’t you?

        • MediaMike

          To paraphrase the great obfuscator, It all depends on what you mean by 1%. The one percent aren’t just the richest people, but the people who make 99% of the moves that greatly affect 99% of the people. Many of these are people whose names you’ll never see (ask Jesse Ventura about these guys). Some are the Perle’s, Wolfowitz’s, Brzesinski’s and Cheney’s. The 1% comprises 3 million people in America. You don’t actually think that there are 3 million billionaires do you? Tiger Woods doesn’t have the mental acuity to sit at the controllers’ table.

          Those manipulating the masses aren’t always in the highest pay scale. It doesn’t take billions to live richly. If you have your house/car/entertainment/food provided for you by some corporation, you can live very comfortably on a meager salary on the record. The Council on Foreign Relations, Trilateral Commission, Federal Reserve, AIPAC and others of this ilk are who comprise the 1%.

          One thing’s for sure; assassination orders definitely came from the 1%.

      • Juan

        Are you a lawyer? This rebuttal is great!

  • gozounlimited

    Another reason why I maintain my vinegar induced negative ion bubble…… protects me from the bomb and the soup.

    • gozounlimited

      Six people died of influenza-related causes in the San Diego region last week, bringing the total for “flu season” to seven, Last season, 65 flu-related deaths were reported in San Diego County…..

      • gozounlimited

        Yesterday, on the Sabbath…. I tried to contact Bishop Armando X. Ochoa, DD of the Fresno Catholic Diocese to let him know God had an answer to his congregations constant prayer for rain……but he didn’t answer the phone or return my call…. typical. They would prefer to breath toxic, unhealthy air and get chemtrailed in a drought while marching on abortion clinics….. Always about vaginas and penis’s. It isn’t about protecting life!

        • gozounlimited

          I also contacted the San Joaquin Valley Air District in Fresno last week where everyone is dying from chemtrails, air pollution, flu, and drought. It is the SJVAD job to monitor air pollution, PMI etc. and do all they can to make Cali’s air cleaner. What a joke. They weren’t interested in cleaning up the air, ending the drought, or protecting themselves from disease ….because their job is to collect global warming taxes for brownie bob. Why would they want to put an end to chemtrailed global warming when their jobs depend on it. So go ahead SJVAD and Bishop Armando X. Ochoa, DD live in Hell…… God is done with you……

      • William Burke

        The simple fact of the matter is that the incidence of flu cases and deaths is very low, and ultimately typical of any winter season. If it’s a bit higher this winter, it really doesn’t rise above the “background noise” of cold-weather deaths from an infection.

  • Chas

    I only skimmed the article but I did not see any mention of “the fact” that a civil
    trial has a much lower burden of proof than a criminal/jury trial and as such
    being only the need for the preponderance of the evidence – in other words anything

    circumstantial is treated as full fact – when a criminal trial requires proof beyond
    a reasonable doubt. In other words, substantive proof and not supposition.

    • Carl_Herman

      Liar, Chas. “Anything circumstantial is treated as full fact” is nowhere in the component of a civil trial. “Supposition” is neither.

      But deal with this fact, pal: refute the evidence presented with a more reasonable explanation.

      Go ahead.

      We all know you’ve done NOTHING to command those facts.

      Choose well the forces you support, Chas. You will have what you work for.

  • charlestonvoice

    Martin Luther King (MLK)…and His Communist Affiliations

    • William Burke

      I get it! MLK was a “Commie”; therefore, black people should not insist on their civil rights!

      • charlestonvoice

        Right, not being trained to take my rights away, no. However, we know of no evidence that MLK was ever a “commie”. Friends and associates that were, yes. Where did U get that smear?

  • Rehmat

    Stuart Appelbaum, president of the Jewish Labor Committee (JLC), reminded American Jewish community that late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., was not only a great supporter of Israel but he never equated Zionism to racism. An opinion two famous African leaders, Bishop Desmond Tutu (South Africa) and Louis Farrakhan (USA).

    Comrade Stuart Appelbaum in an article published in Jewish Journal on January 18, 2013, said: “Dr. King spoke and wrote often about Israel. But toward the end of his life, Dr. King was particularly concerned was with the growing mischaracterization of Zionism as racism (apartheid)”.

    Stuart Appelbaum made the above deduction from a letter Dr. King wrote on September 29, 1967, to then president of JLC, Adolph Held.

    • rnsone

      Truly for lack of a better term, your statement is complete and utter BULLSH!T!
      Israel is a racist,apartheid,criminal,nuclear rogue state. Zionism’s very foundation is racism. Racially pure Jewish colonies? Are you freaking serious you frigging troll? I’m almost positive Israel would’ve been next on MLk’s agenda once the domestic injustices were dealt with. Just like JFK before him who BTW had Israel and their illegal nukes in his sights along with the Palestinian issue and having the American Zionist Council(which is now AIPAC) register as foreign agents. Stop trying to rewrite history.

      • Sender

        “Shortly before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King, Jr., was in Boston on a fund-raising mission, and I had the good fortune to attend a dinner given in his honor at Cambridge….One of the young men present happened to make some remark against the Zionists. Dr. King snapped at him and said, ‘Don’t talk like that! When people criticize Zionists, they mean Jews. You’re talking anti-Semitism!'”
        – Seymour Martin Lipset, “”The Socialism of Fools: The Left, the Jews and Israel”, Encounter December, 1969, p. 24.

        Even if you disagree with the historicity of Rehmat’s comment and Lipset’s quote, there are certainly other non-profane words that could convey your point with equal vehemence and less banality.

        • rnsone

          Dude please with the big words, that above quote has been debunked. Israel is filled with racists. Africans (the REAL Jews) are treated like sub humans there. Israel recently reluctantly admitted that they were sterilizing the Africans there.

  • rnsone

    MLK had the power to sway the masses. Once he was done with the domestic injustices in this country, where you think he would’ve went next? Our global military hegemony? Israel and it’s apartheid practices against the Palestinians? Ghandhi knew the of the injustices suffered by the Palestinians, MLK a follower of Mohatma’s teachings would’ve felt the same way. Truly sad this great man was taken out because of movements he didn’t start yet.

  • Robert Barsocchini

    Perhaps most controversial were King’s positions on militarism and U.S. foreign policy. In “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?” published in 1967, King said of war and its consequences: “A true revolution of values will lay hands on the world order and say of war- ‘This way of settling differences is not just.’ This way of burning human beings with napalm, of filling our nation’s homes with orphans and widows, of injecting poisonous drugs of hate into the veins of peoples normally humane, of sending men home from dark and bloody battlefields physically handicapped, psychologically deranged, cannot be reconciled with wisdom, justice and love.” He cautioned that “a nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.”

    King also called the USA the “greatest purveyor of violence in the world”, and lamented the “hundreds of thousands of people trembling under US violence.”

    More here:

    Why would imperial warmongers have anything against king? Gee whiz…

    Maybe for the same reason they openly assassinated (as he was a less known public figure) Fred Hampton, who was a figure highly similar to king.

    More on Fred Hampton’s assassination by the USA (and how the USA makes use of its spying capabilities) here:

  • Marco

    Perhaps one reason for the media silence on this topic is the King Center’s silence on this topic? Where is their press release, their moral outrage?

    • Carl_Herman

      Yeah, Marco, they have the info on their site, yet are silent when criminals like US presidents come to “pay respects”. Whatever, we all have our own choices.

  • anonymousbro

    “Guilt” and “liability” have different legal definitions.

    It was a CIVIL lawsuit, not criminal. The standard of proof in CRIMINAL cases is much higher. Criminal prosecution involves different laws, a different court system, and different burdens of proof. This trial wasn’t about whether or not the US government conspired to kill Dr. King. The government wasn’t even named as a defendant. How could you be found legally guilty of an offense in a case you’re not even a part of? The family would have to go through a separate, criminal trial for a shot at the government.

    The DoJ completed an investigation about this conspiracy allegation and found no reliable substantiation to credit or warrant further inquiry. This is why the DoJ recommended no further investigation until new reliable facts are presented. The jury found various government agencies liable, but there’s no substantial proof for this claim to criminally indict them. James Earl Ray remains the sole party that was criminally charged and found guilty by the DoJ.

    The most you can get out of this trial is that the US government was found to be LIABLE (despite not being a defendant), not guilty. It doesn’t necessarily mean the US government assassinated Dr. King.

    …yet another case of confirmation bias and speaker ignorance.

    • Carl_Herman

      You spin, anonymousbro, in support of the assassins of Martin. We all see that, and bro, better make that choice with care to the future you’re earning.

      The US government denied the powerful evidence in the above article for more years to Mrs. King than she was married to Martin. You, little mousy bro, pimp for the Department of Justice’s “investigation” without any consideration of this evidence. That, mousy, is called denial.

      Denial, and like spin that you put your spirit to forward, is the historical predictable first response of the guilty. The innocent go to the facts. You don’t go there, because the facts won’t allow you to keep your spin.

      Readers: argument without evidence is propaganda. anonymousbro serves the criminals who assassinate, war-monger, and bankster loot with their typical denials and obfuscation of the most important facts that show what happened.

      This is all about choice at the moment. Where do you choose to stand? With Martin for justice, ending lie-begat illegal war, and ending poverty? Or do you stand with his killers to keep those policies in place?

  • RC

    What’s this about the media ignoring the story back in 1999? Uh, really? What’s this, then?

    • Carl_Herman

      Yeah, RC, really. And what is that reporting and headline compared to the powerful facts in the above article? The facts in the case demand arrests of government “leaders” for murder, but the NYT article obfuscates, and likely buried the story deep in the paper.

      But you know that, pal. You’re a propagandist pimping for the assassins of Martin.

      Choose well who you speak and work for: you’ll have that world to live under.

  • SuperLuminalMan
  • Yuu

    Great content, but this was horrendously written. The author should have gone to college. Lol

  • How We Roll

    Lets all thank James Earl Ray!!!!!!

    • Carl_Herman

      For at least cooperating with the King Family to say what he knew as the “patsy” for Martin’s assassination at the hands of US .01% oligarchy, sure.

      Anything else you want to say, “How We Roll,” as the beings on this planet engage in their final choices of the future they’ll live? You’ll have what you work for, bro. Choose wisely.

  • amuncat

    King’s death knell came when he went off script. He started united poor people, was against the Vietnam War AND leading the garbage workers protest. In other words, it was kool as long as he confined himself to blacks and the Civil Rights Movement, but when he started uniting America…..

  • suezz

    God Bless Dr. King and his family. The CIA has to be reigned in and has to be kicked out of all media.