Browsing: March 13

A Brief History On March 13, 1962, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Lyman Lemnitzer, proposed a “false flag” operation in Cuba where the US would conduct terrorist acts against our own installations at Guantanamo Bay! That the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff led by the senior military official in the nation would propose hijackings and bombings against US personnel and property is and should be shocking. President Kennedy fired Lemnitzer for making the proposal, so at least the President was thinking! (Of course, perhaps that decision got the president murdered. Any conspiracy theorists out there? Digging…

A Brief History On March 13, 1997, the skies over Arizona from the Nevada state line through Phoenix and on to Tuscon, a 300 mile stretch, were lit by a series of lights that fascinated and baffled thousands of witnesses that observed them, including Governor Fife Symington of Arizona. Digging Deeper Believed by many to be some sort of UFO or alien related event, the phenomena consisted of 2 major manifestations, the first being a triangular series of lights moving across the night sky, and the second being stationary lights over Phoenix. The first group of moving lights, arrayed in…

A Brief History Despite all the police television shows and movies, there are many misconceptions about what police can and cannot do, and how they are supposed to do it.  Hopefully this list will help enlighten people or stimulate them to discuss what should be as opposed to what is. Digging Deeper 10. All Police Love Donuts. This belief is ridiculous!  No more than about 99% would fall into this category by my personal observations!. 9. Police Have Monthly Ticket Quotas. Since this possibility is actually illegal, technically they do not have quotas.  That being said, many police administrators or…

A Brief History On March 13, 1963, a career criminal was taken into the custody of history! Digging Deeper Digging deeper, we find Ernesto Miranda, born March 9, 1941 in Mesa, Arizona beginning a (short) life of crime by the 8th grade. Arrested for numerous crimes such as burglary, robbery, auto theft, and sex offenses, Miranda was in and out of juvenile and then adult confinement.  At age 22 he had kidnapped and raped a 17 year old girl when police spotted him driving a car matching the suspect car’s description. Upon his arrest, police interrogated Miranda and received a written…

A Brief History On March 13, 1964, Catherine “Kitty” Genovese, a 28-year-old resident of Queens, New York City was stabbed to death near her neighborhood.  The media reported that at least 38 people in the vicinity witnessed the attack but had done nothing to help, even failing to call the police, which allowed the attacker to return to the scene and finish his killing. Digging Deeper These reports were repeated in nearly all major media outlets, creating an uproar and outrage about the “bystander effect” in which citizens witness a crime but offer no assistance.  Americans became disgusted with one another, and the country engaged in…