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Pacifica National Inauguration Special, Guests and Comentary - January 21, 2013 at 10:00am

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Pacifica National Inauguration Special, Guests and Comentary

With Hosts Davey D, from KPFA and Margaret Prescood, from KPFK.

 

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HELP ME folks-- (These are

HELP ME folks--
(These are excerpts of a post I'm working on for the messageboard of a "progressive" commercial talk radio show, at which the host has been in here Dem Party Line mode for some time now. (Though she'd showed some sanity in her Air America past..))

All this weekend I've been tuning around to see if any MSM/broadcasts dare address the manner in which MLK was taken from us, and why. No joy! Lots of glomming on to his persona in this way or that to affect some PC PR as usual-- thoroughly depressing.
What I really desperately need to hear from Media is some educational effort directed toward today's innocent and largely ignorant youth as to the fact that MLK WAS MURDERED BY A CONSPIRACY WHICH INVOLVED THE U.S. GOVERNMENT, AS FOUND IN A COURT OF LAW. And, IN HIS LAST YEAR ALIVE, HE WAS ORGANIZING A POOR-PEOPLE'S MARCH on D.C, and in doing so conferring with MALCOLM X. Think about this: what if mainstream Pollsters were to probe youth as to their knowledge of these constantly-ignored facts?

http://www.examiner.com/article/mlk-assassinated-by-us-government-king-f...

Please read this book-- super cheap used..
An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King (Updated)
https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=9422110615
http://www.amazon.com/Act-State-Execution-Martin-Updated/dp/B005B1KZBC
(at LEAST read the reviews at this link.)

Or, if you're more into consuming audioes while working out, driving etc.:
"An Act of State, Part One"
http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/39753
"An Act of State, Part Two"
http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/39870

So what if it was in a civil trial-- yes of course were there not so much corruption during the time of Dem LBJ perhaps the guilty conspirators would be in jail still to this day. But let us be glad we got what we got as far as getting to the facts in a formal proceeding! Instead we have deafening silence from the likes of Barry Obama each and every MLK holiday. Some BULLY PULPIT, eh? Maybe he'll give April 4 its due hullaballoo this time around? I'm not holding my breath.
Even Pacifica's hours-long specials on the Inaugural Jive were lacking in this respect. But at least DemocracyNow had Medea Benjamin talking the type of talk MLK would be bringing up these days: http://archive.kpfk.org/mp3/kpfk_130121_050030dn.MP3 (PLEASE queue to 4HOURS 37MIN and LISTEN a few minutes!)
I also caught the show "Making Contact" on a Pacifica affiliate, which featured a NATIVE AMERICAN rapper who lives on a "rez" in Arizona, talking about how HOMEland Security is constantly pulling them over demanding thorough I.D. and searching their cars. (The Bill of Rights has been eviscerated, folks.) This, along with consideration of the fact that Obama has vastly increased deportations since taking office, made me thoroughly cringe when I heard the bit from his speech about "welcoming immigrants".. this I offer as but one example of his many hypocritical BS oratorial jive manoeveurs.

"I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today - my own government."

ps. DID YOU KNOW? MLK was not anti-gun.
https://secure.huffingtonpost.com/adam-winkler/mlk-and-his-guns_b_810132...

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