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Response to Octafish (Reply #56)

Mon Sep 16, 2013, 06:46 PM

57. And a liar.

But don't let the fact he was a nut and a liar get in the way of your bloviating.

But there are liars, and one of the worst was the late Jim Garrison, whose book On the Trail of the Assassins was the basis of Oliver Stone's movie JFK. The following is a list of lies in On the Trail of the Assassins. To qualify as a lie on this list, a statement:

(1.) Must have been something of which Garrison had first-hand knowledge. Things that he was told and probably believed don't count. Thus a lot of silly factoids about the case, such as the tales of Julia Ann Mercer or the testimony of Roger Craig, are repeated by Garrison. These don't get included for the simple reason that Garrison probably believed them.
(2.)Must be material to Garrison's case. Thus stray and random errors of fact don't count. The lies included here serve to strengthen Garrison's case against Clay Shaw, to make Garrison look better as an investigator and prosecutor and to conceal misconduct on the part of Garrison and his staff.

So, so many lies.
Is it any wonder he lost the case?

http://www.jfkassassination.net/jimlie.htm

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