Vigils for a ‘shining city on a hill’ that never was
Two days ago, onDecember 14, 2012, another ‘withdrawn’, ‘troubled’, ‘genius nerd’ allegedly went on a rampage in the USA, killing dozens of people – this time, mostly small children at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
The US government wasted no time in making subtle allusions to ‘gun control’: “We’re going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics.” said Obama in the wake of the massacre. Statements such as these threaten to give America’s millions of 2nd amendment nut-jobs a collective aneurism.
Throughout the wide and emotionally-charged media coverage, no one seems to care that there are many serious unanswered questions about the last major US domestic massacre, allegedly by another ‘withdrawn’, ‘troubled’, ‘genius nerd’ – James Holmes – in July 2012 in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater.
Starring the Aurora Police Chief and a smirking FBI special agent, the following 3 minute video poses some uncomfortable questions that take us beyond the ‘lone nut and a nation in grief’ storyline that gets dragged out to placate the population every time someone goes postal in the USA. Read more »
By now most people reading this already know that there are a number of unanswered questions surrounding the Colorado theater shooting, so I just want to quickly point out a few things and maybe make a few connections along the way.
Apart from the fact that the DHS and the FBI released a memo in May this year to security and emergency services to be on the alert for a ‘terrorist’ attack at a movie theater; apart from the fact that on the same day as the Aurora massacre, Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine was holding an identical drill 17 miles away that simulated a shooter in a movie theater; apart from the fact that the FBI is officially known to have set up ‘terror attacks’ that included creating the plan, providing the weapons and equipment, preparing the location of the attack and even driving the vehicles to pull it off; APART from all that, there is the also the problem of the eyewitnesses to the Colorado shooting who stated that the gunman (James Holmes) seemed to have an accomplice. Read more »
The Century 16 movie theater early on Friday morning, July 20, 2012. A 24-year-old man gave himself up to police after telling them he “possibly” had explosives in his home.
Claiming 70 victims, 12 confirmed dead and 58 injured, the mass shooting Friday at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, about 10 miles from Denver, is the worst mass shooting in US history. Cinema goers were 30 minutes into a sold-out midnight screening of the newly-released third installment of the Dark Knight Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, when someone described by witnesses as dressed “entirely in black” in full SWAT/riot gear – including gas mask, ballistic helmet, bullet-proof vest, bullet-proof leggings, throat and groin protection, and black tactical gloves – entered an emergency side exit of the theater.
After releasing cannisters of tear gas into the packed movie theater, he proceeded to calmly shoot members of the audience, picking off anyone who tried to escape along the aisles. Most of the movie-goers were between 15 and 25 years of age. When the gunman decided he was done, he exited the way he came, downed his weapon and gave himself up to police. A law enforcement source told CBS News the suspect was well-equipped, with one rifle, two handguns and a knife. There were also unidentified explosives found in his vehicle. He also informed them about “possible” explosives in his apartment. When Aurora police showed up at the University of Colorado medical campus address, they found his apartment rigged with trip wires, thousands of rounds of ammunition, jars full of highly flammable liquid that would explode on mixing and 30 improvised grenades. Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said “I personally have never seen anything like what the pictures show us is in there.”
There’s more to this story than meets the eye, however. Read more »