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Sun Nov 10, 2013, 11:04 PM

5. Just one. The second one you posted. I grew up assuming it was a 'lone wolf' right wing lunatic

who killed Kennedy and never questioned it until I read Garrison's book. There I learned that Oswald was NOT a lone wolf at all, and more incredible, he was supposedly a Leftie, not a Right Wingnut.

Then I wondered why a Commie would want to kill a Commie President. Aren't all Dems 'commies'?

Then I learned he was a former Marine who at the height of the anti-Communist period in the US defected to the Soviet Union and that this was news at the time.

That made me wonder how it was that a US Marine effectively betrayed his country by renouncing it and worse, publicly defecting to the Enemy.

That led me to try to find out how come he was back in the US and not in some jail somewhere on suspicion of being of a spy.

I'm still wondering about that. I also found out he was married, had two children, lots of friends and 'associates', was an active 'Commie', had a mother who thought he was 'working for the government' when he defected etc etc.

Regardless of JFK, this guy was an amazing story even without that.

So then I wondered why he was protrayed as someone who came out of nowhere, a 'loner' when nothing could have been further from the truth.

I'm still wondering how he, not only got back into the country with virtually no problems, but was allowed to bring his 'enemy' wife here.

At the height of Communist paranoia!

I haven't been able to figure all that out.

And that is all without the assassination itself.

So many lies, so many questions, so few answers.

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