the ever popular dollar solution rears it's ugly head ....> Kissinger: Theyre blaming the CIA. Nixon: Why the hell would we assassinate him? Kissinger: Well, (a) we couldnt. Were Nixon: Yeah. Kissinger: CIAs too incompetent to do it. You remember Nixon: Sure, but thats the best thing. [Unclear]. Kissinger: when they did try to assassinate somebody, it took three attempts Nixon: Yeah. Kissinger: and he lived for three weeks afterwards. The Case Against Kissinger Deepens, Continued?By Scott Horton (Harper's Magazine) Now some might wonder why would this be in the conspiracy theory thread? Well, if one simply started a thread claiming the USofA engaged in such heinous acts , the obvious howls of looney-ist lefty-ism, moonbatic behaviour would obviously ensue Along with demands for evidence, which would be the norm , albeit although circumstantial evidence has individuals on death row, it doesn't work the same when our own government is accused. Accusing those in power always amounts to an exercise in futility, being that they are surrounded by so many willing to run interference, obsficate, or fall on thier swords for what they see simply as a patriotic agenda with a few annoying legal flaws Add to this the heat of the moment factor. Does anyone doubt the impact of certain relevations that our government plays dirty might amount to an out & out act of aggression if not public rioting here? Note i'm not including anything more than the OP, although i think we can agree there's been some doozies that, a generation later, are inoccuos 5th page news items generally dismissed as political nostagia given the average bag-o-dogends Joe's attention span condusive of, if not pursuant entirely to, our political statute of limitations here Our complacency with clarity in governance fuels this phenomenon, which is really where tangible democracy ends, and the CT's begin comments? chat enlighenment? death threats?