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Who Killed JFK?

November 17, 2011 by  

On Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was shot while riding through Dallas in an open-top convertible at approximately 12:30 p.m. Thirty minutes later he was pronounced dead at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital.

Of course, everyone knows the “official” story. Lee Harvey Oswald, a former U.S. Marine and communist sympathizer who had tried unsuccessfully to become a citizen of the Soviet Union and had married a Russian woman, shot Kennedy from the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository Building with a Mannlicher-Carcano Italian military rifle fitted with a scope. Oswald was captured and arrested in a movie theater about 30 minutes after shooting a police officer who had stopped to question him. The arrest occurred less than 90 minutes after the Kennedy shooting.

Two days later, while being moved from the Dallas County Jail to a more secure jail, Oswald was shot by Jack Ruby. Ruby died of lung cancer in a Dallas hospital some three and a half years later.

The official Warren Commission report of 1964 concluded that neither Oswald nor Ruby were part of a larger conspiracy, either domestic or international, to assassinate Kennedy. But the report did little to assuage those who believed Oswald either did not act alone or was in fact a patsy and did not actually kill Kennedy.

While no definitive “proof” of a wider conspiracy has been uncovered in the 48 years since Kennedy was gunned down, there is a lot of evidence that points to one. And it’s more than likely that Oswald was nothing more than the patsy he claimed to be in the hours after the shooting.

Peter Dale Scott, in his book, Deep Politics and the Death of JFK, goes into great detail connecting the links between Ruby, Oswald, anti-Castro groups, the mafia, labor unions, the horse racing wire service wars, casinos — both in Cuba and U.S. — and two large banana importing companies: United Fruit and Standard Fruit & Steamship. These people and corporations figured prominently in the deep politics of the U.S. and of several Latin American countries in the early 1960s.

Scott’s book is one of many on the subject, and there will likely be more books and articles as the 50th anniversary of the killing approaches.

Scott covers the CIA activities that were in place — seemingly at least — to set up Oswald long before the assassination took place. And he reports on Oswald’s possible links to the CIA or FBI as an undercover operative or informant, particularly regarding his activities in and around New Orleans. And not neglected is the way the Warren Commission and the House Select Committee on Assassinations overlooked, ignored or just plain covered up many leads that could have named the assassins and those involved in the conspiracy. And FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover also played a role in the cover-up.

So who killed JFK? Someone or someones in government didn’t want anyone to ever know, and they’ve done a good job so far of protecting their secret.

Bob Livingston

is an ultra-conservative American and author of The Bob Livingston Letter™, founded in 1969. Bob has devoted much of his life to research and the quest for truth on a variety of subjects. Bob specializes in health issues such as nutritional supplements and alternatives to drugs, as well as issues of privacy (both personal and financial), asset protection and the preservation of freedom.

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  • m

    Three letters LBJ

    • wandamurline

      You are absolutely correct…this is something that I have said since JFK was killed and I was in the ninth grade. I saw a video the other day that I had never seen before…it showed the driver of the limosine use a gun over the shoulder and put a bullet into JFK’s head and then turning around and continuing to drive the car…then it showed the first lady crawling over the back of the convertible in an attempt to get out of the car. The article stated that Jacquelyn Kennedy always believed Johnson killed her husband. Evidently, Caroline is releasing some of the files? It was rumored that Kennedy was going to end the Nam war and had he done so, Johnson would not have profited so much from it. Corruption is everywhere in Washington….unanswered deaths follow a lof people like the Clintons and Obama. Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

      • hitthedeck

        I was in Dallas in 87 gathering prices from subcontractors for a new hi-rise building in downtown Dallas. I met a Mechinical contractor who took me to lunch and afterwards showed me the site where JFK was killed. He pointed out the suspected areas where the shots were fired from and the very spot where Kennedy was shot. He went on to say that Lyndon Johnson was the man that was responsable and he went on to say that he had friends that were related to Johnson that say they knew it was going to happen before it did and he himself had heard it was going to happen a week before Kennedy came to Dallas. His story was very convinceing and he seemed to be an honest man.

      • Joe H.

        wandamurline,
        Two words. Federal reserve!! check out the bill signed into law by Kennedy that was never acted on!!

      • Buster the Anatolian

        It is true Johnson profited greatly from the Viet Nam war. His wife owned Brown Root Engeniering and they got some sweatheart deals from the government as well as being involved in armaments production.

  • http://personalliberty larry kemp

    ALSO THREE LETTERS LBJ

    • GD

      LBJ had the most to gain and knew every detail of Kennedy’s movements.

      • Joe H.

        GD,
        While he had a lot to gain, he didn’t stand to gain even 1/10 of the amount that the federal reserve stood to LOSE!!!!

  • Tom Todhunter

    I believe it was organized crime as getting rid of a traitor family in power. Grandpa Kennedy made a deal with the folks in Chicago to get his son elected and then Bobby Kennedy went on an anti-organized crime campaign. Bobby’s power came from his brother so they took him out.

    Later when it appeared that Bobby could gain power, they took him out too.

    I also believe that Grandpa made so many enemies in his dealings that the decision was made to take the entire family out of power.

  • Mike

    Oswald was a Marine sharpshooter. Not just a Marine. He could have pulled the triger but old film I saw showed a different gun held by the sheriff when he walked out of the Building Oswald had been in. In Cicago the old bosses in the Mafia were shot just before supenas were sent out on the second Congessional hearings. Guess who chaird the first hearings. Gerald Ford. The President who pardoned Nixon. The mix gets deeper the more you look. It is hard to fit it all in. Cuba went to Casrtro and the mafia lost the free gambling money. Few billion a year gets you a president who failed keeping Cuba.

    • Gseven

      If you are a Marine you ARE a sharpshooter. You have to pass the sharpshooters training before you get out of basic/boot camp.

      • bill

        In the late 50′s/early 60′s Marine recruits spent 3 weeks of boot camp at the rifle range qualifying with the M-1 Garand rifle. The course of fire had a possible 250 points, with 3 levels of qualification, Expert (220-250), Sharpshooter (210-219) and Marksman (190-209). Less than 190 was Unqualified, which earned you some unpleasant trips to the Drill Instructors duty hut, but you still graduated. So, Oswald was a “Sharpshooter”, which was considered high-mediocre in the Corps. Marines who get picked for scout/sniper school or competitive rifle teams usually shoot high Expert, 240+. So if Oswald, an average rifleman, actually made that moving head shot, under monumental stress, he was pretty damn lucky.
        If you want to talk motivation, capability and history of action, the most likely perps to me seem to be the Mafia. Read “Mafia Kingfish” by John H. Davis and “Contract on America” by David E. Scheim.

        • s c

          bill, to me, the craziest theory in the JFK matter is the idea that a mediocre ‘shooter’ like LHO could hit a moving target with a Mannlicher-Carcano rifle.
          I have heard ANYONE claim that a M-C is a “good,” reliable rifle. If you’re trying to kill the POTUS, the last thing you’d choose is an inferior weapon.
          An M-C is the original piece of &#^* when it comes to rifles. It’s supposed to be so bad that no self-respecting shooter would be caught dead with one.
          Add to that the “personalities” on the Warren Commission, and if there are no rat smells stinking up the air, it’s because people find lies easier to live with than the truth.
          The last insult was the non-performance of the Dallas PD. HOW is it possible for someone to walk into the PD basement and shoot the alleged shooter of the POTUS without having been screened or checked for weapons? After all these years, Uncle Scam’s “official theory” still stinks!

          • bill

            S.C., I agree with you 100%, I’ve never shot an M-C, but from everything I’ve ever heard about them, they are, as you say, a P-O-S. There was a TV show on History Ch/Discovery Ch, whatever, a few yrs back in which they duplicated and proved out the Magic Bullet theory, with artificial torsos, using an Aussie “expert” shooter, and an M-C similar to Oswald’s, and it performed accurately. They didn’t say anything about any accurizing work being done on it, or a using a better scope, so who knows, I’ve never even heard if Oswald sighted in his M-C after it arrived in the mail. There was a show on last night that speculated Oswald’s first shot was made just as the limo finished it’s left turn into Dealey Plaza, and hit an overhead traffic light, significance being that would extend Oswald’s firing window to 11 seconds from the 6 seconds we’ve always been told. Still, he had to have been full of adrenaline, shooting a junk rifle with a cheap, dim scope and a clumsy bolt action at a small moving target. (No mention was made, however, of the origin of the crack in the windshield of JFK’s limo, which some have accredited to the mystery first shot.)I wonder if anyone has ever actually shot Oswald’s rifle, post-assasination, just out of curiosity to see how accurate it was? My Mafia theory pretty much necessitates shooters other than Oswald, because I can’t imagine folks as grimly efficient as the mob depending on Ozzie Rabbit to make their shot for them!

        • bill

          SC, if you’re still around, this is interesting. I did some research and in the book “Crossfire” by Jim Marrs, 1989, he quotes Ronald Simmons of Infantry Weapons Evaluation Branch, Ballistics Research Lab, Dept. of the Army, in testimony to the Warren Comm regarding the post-assasination evaluation of LHO’s M-C. Supposedly Simmons was asked if they had experienced any difficulties sighting in the rifle and he replied “Well, they could not sight the weapon in using the telescope…We did adjust the telescopic sight by the addition of two shims, one which tended to adjust the azimith and one which adjusted an elevation.” “Moments later, the Warren Comm attorney stated ‘For the record Mr. Chairman, these shims were given to me by the FBI who told me they removed them from the weapon after they had been placed there by Mr. Simmon’s laboratory’” However, the Warren Commission Report, at least MY copy, totally omits this conversation, and the only quote from Simmons is on p.194, where he states the rifle was “quite accurate, in fact, as accurate as current military rifles.” So, more confusion/obfuscation from the Warren Rept, huh? I suppose the weapon could have been banged around while in police custody and the scope mounts damaged and loosened, but, something else we’ll never know due to neanderthal police evidence procedure, whether accidental or deliberate.

          • bill

            Also, SC, while looking at the Warren Report, I found a discussion of LHO’s Marine marksmanship training. In Dec. 1956, his initial boot camp score was 212, at the low end of “Sharpshooter”. This was after 3 weeks of highly intensive training, hovered over by his drill instructor, a major motivation! In his May 1959, requalification, LHO only shot 191, only 2 points from Unqualified. This gives a more accurate idea of his shooting ability, and makes me even more convinced that if he made those shots alot of luck was involved.

  • Joanne

    I believe the New World Order took him out with the assistance of the CIA or the FBI. Both Jack and Ted were intelligent, honest and 100% Americans. They did not go along with one world government. Just my opinion.

  • http://www.JFKMurdersolved.com Steve

    There absolutely was a conspiracy to kill Kennedy, James Files was the shooter behind the picket fence in the grassy knoll, he was useing a Remington XP100 Fireball chambered in .222 Remington, James Files stated that the .222 round was a special mercury tipped round. Charles Nicoletti was in the DalTex building on the 2nd floor, Nicoletti fired 1/100th of a second prior to files shot. Files said after he fired the fatal shot he ejected the spent cartridge from the XP100, bit the bullet case with his teeth and left it on the picket fence, a gardner working in Dealy Plaza in 1987 recovered a .222 cartridge with teeth marks 5 inches deep in the soil near the picket fence. Google James Files, Charles Nicoletti, or go to http://www.fkmurdersolved.com for the truth, LHO was the patsy set up to take the fall for the assasination, the Warren Comission’s job was not to find the truth but cover it up, which they did. LHO did not kill Tippit, the assasin that was suppose to off LHO was stopped by Tippit and that is the person that killed Tippit, not LHO. The truth is there, open your eyes.

    • olde reb

      I find nothing of value at jfkmurder or jfkmuder. google CIA; ROGUE AGENCY RUN AMUCK for the following and much more:

      Numerous sources link the CIA with JFK’s assassination. One source is PLAUSIBLE DENIAL by Mark Lane wherein a federal jury in Miami concluded the CIA was involved. One witness testified he had seen a CIA memo relating to the action before the event. Additional testimony was given by a member of the CIA hit team. HIGH TREASON by John Groden includes a digital analysis of the police open mike recording given before the Warren Commission Rehearing to locate the sources of gun shots. They did not come from the book depository. ACT OF TREASON by Mark North details involvement of the FBI in the cover-up.

      LBJ did not have the resources to organize such a vast action; the CIA did.

  • Jerry

    I believe Johnson had something to do with it, all the papers and documents from Johnson, from before the shooting and after it were sealed and could not be opened for 100 years. The comment about the police man shot, was that Tippet, if so his brother was a highway patrolman in a little town where I grew up. Shortly after that he was transferred and was never heard of again. At the time Lady Bird owned all the slum housing in Austin, Texas, and had this campaign to beautify America, wonder how much money she put in her pocket from that campaign. These are only my own thoughts but I do wonder.

  • http://WhoKilledJFK Dale Long

    JFK was killed in concert by many groups and individuals. They all had reasons they wanted him assasinated.
    Johnson was going to be replaced as JFK’s runningmate in the next election, and he hated the Kennedys for many other reasons as well. So he had many reasons he wanted JFK dead. The mafia in Chicago helped elect Kennedy and then Robert as Attortney General turned on them so they wanted JFK dead. The anti-Castro Cubans felt they were abandoned in the Bay Of Pigs Fiasco by Jfk. JFk was so incesed by the CIA’s activity in the Bay Of Pigs going against his orders to stay out, he said he “would Splinter the CIA”, so they had reason to want him eliminated. The Mlitary Industrial Elite wanted to keep the War In Vietman going as there were billions of dollars to be made from it, and Kennedy was trying to deescalate from there, so they had major reasons to have him assasinated. Oswald was as he claimed, merely a patsy.
    Simply seeing the Zapruder Film and how it goes against all Laws of Physics should make anyone with an ounce of commom sense question the claim of one shooter, along with the myriad of other anomalies that have shown up. For example, anyone who saw anything that was contrary to what authorities wanted to hear, for the most part, mysteriously died or were killed in strange accidents, in which the odds of this number of deaths occurring in this time frame were astronomically against this possibility happening. It just goes on and on. For every answer we come up with, we come up with more questions. There is no way for me with a clear consciounce to believe that this was orchestrated simply by one individual. This is an insult to the intelligence of anyone with any common sense.

  • Andrea

    Read Final Judgement for another prospective. JFK put into play greenbacks through executive order. Fed didn’t want to give up their game…… JFK wanted US to remain neutral in the middle east so he was against israel gaining nukes – therefore an enemy of the state… He upset so many by trying to be a true statesman.

    • ursulariches

      Muammer Gaddafi mentioned Mosssad, so the post about JFK not wanting Israel to have nukes was the right one.The underhanded dealings of all our secret services make me sick because the CIA were in the know.

    • ursulariches

      Muammer Gaddafi mentioned Mosssad, so the post about JFK not wanting Israel to have nukes was right. The underhanded dealings of all our secret services make me sick because the CIA were in the know.

  • olde reb

    Another relevant and recent book is JFK AND THE UNSPEAKABLE by John Douglas.

  • olde reb

    LBJ did not have the resources to pull it off. The CIA did. Their involvement is documented by several authors.

    Numerous sources link the CIA with JFK’s assassination. One source is PLAUSIBLE DENIAL by Mark Lane wherein a federal jury in Miami concluded the CIA was involved. One witness testified he had seen a CIA memo relating to the action before the event. Additional testimony was given by a member of the CIA hit team. HIGH TREASON by John Groden includes a digital analysis of the police open mike recording given before the Warren Commission Rehearing to locate the sources of gun shots. They did not come from the book depository. ACT OF TREASON by Mark North details involvement of the FBI in the cover-up.

    • BrotherPatriot

      LBJ…DID have the resources to be part of the conspiracy to kill JFK…was he not a Mason?

      The answer…Yes he was.

      1963-1969 Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th. President of the United States (D) Confirmed Mason. (New World Order: The Ancient Plan of Secret Societies, William T. Still, pg. 21)

      Need I say more?

      God Bless.

  • DaveH

    For those who don’t believe Government could stoop to such things, read this:
    http://www.whale.to/b/callahan1.html

  • Lori

    “Listen to this incredible audio recording of a speech made by JFK before the American Newspaper Publishers Association where he warns the press about the secret societies that are the real power in global affairs.”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhZk8ronces

    John F Kennedy’s bodyguards being told to stay away from JFK. This video shows the Secret Service officer ordering JFK’s bodyguards away from JFK before entering the Grassy Knoll area where he was shot.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFpPjjKdUds

    Total set-up by our Government!

  • Lori

    Jesse Ventura Explains The J.F.K. Assassination
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTNoINXeAgA&feature=related

    • BrotherPatriot

      As with many videos concerning the corruption of our government and the people behind it all (illuminati/rothschild/masons)…this link of yours no longer works.

      God Bless.

  • JC in CA

    All very good trails and thrillers. IMHO, it was all about the money, the Silver Certs. that JFK executive-ordered. These silver backed ($4bil) were in direct competition with the Fed Notes. You start messin’ with the Fed and you’ll find a world o hurt in your mailbox, your ignition system, your wife’s hair dryer…on and on.
    And within 5 months.

    Except now adays, try messin’ with the Fed like Mubarak or Gadahfi, or the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) all calling for the end of the U.S. Dollar as the World Reserve Currency, and you get hyperinflation on food causing the mid-east ‘Spring’.

    Previously, we had our puppet Obummer with atache Immelt in tow to Brazil for a ‘economic pow-wow’ (oh, AND the largest deep-water oil reserve of brazillia’s coast and 2016 Olympix..if they ever materialize)

    And yet ye all skipped right over today’s 1st article of the Liberty Alert, U.S. debt worsens…with our out of control Gov’t robbing us all blind, inflating the money supply to the n’th degree, and the corruption to high Heaven. Harken Immelt, Jobs Czar, to Italy’s new , non-politician gov’t take over,…what’s different? If Italy can steal private money before, what’s to stop the U.S. from stealing our money? ‘Cus it’s coming…I’ve dropped the Fed Reserve Act link before

    http://www.federalreserve.gov/aboutthefed/section19.htm

    focusing on 2-A- i and ii-

    Reserve requirements.
    Each depository institution shall maintain reserves against its transaction accounts as the Board may prescribe by regulation solely for the purpose of implementing monetary policy–
    in the ratio of not greater than 3 percent (and which may be zero) for that portion of its total transaction accounts of $25,000,000 or less, subject to subparagraph (C); and
    in the ratio of 12 per centum, or in such other ratio as the Board may prescribe not greater than 14 per centum (and which may be zero), for that portion of its total transaction accounts in excess of $25,000,000, subject to subparagraph (C).

    Let’s fucus on the ‘and which may be ZERO’ portion of this…

    THE SMART PEOPLE WILL GET THIS…but let me spell it out to you OWS commies…Our wonderful politician puppets were forced by the FED back in 2006, to ammend the F.R.A. (prior to the housing meltdown) and to give all member banks a ‘get out free’ card by not requiring ‘and which may be zero’ ANY RESERVES for all transaction accounts. They are not required to have anything in their reserves.
    The dollar has lost over 90% of value since peanut guy was there.

    Ok, so now that the dollar is gone, the Fed wins…all our wealth is transferred back to some European family…and the vultures will come to feast on our carcasses. All of this to happen before the next election…be prepared my friends.

    Let’s pray Dr. Paul gets his light in Iowa and his win is not stolen by radio controlled voting machines. His devotion to sound monetary policy is the only chance in saving this nation.

    There you have my opinion…JFK may have had many forces against him indeed as the realm of National Politics has many tenticles…cut them all off except for the one that can print money from thin air. Mess with that one tenticle with Silver Certs, and ‘THEY’ will make it so.

    May God have mercy on our souls.

    JC in CA

    • Lori

      Even if Paul wins the “populous vote”, the Electoral votes will be told to vote for whoever the elites tell them to vote for. This is what happened to Hillary.

      • patrick H.T. paine

        ” To conquer, first DIVIDE! ”

        Since “hillary” did not win the NOMINATION, lack of “electoral votes”
        had NOTHING to do with what “happenned to her.”

        “Do not ask for whom the bell tolls……..”

    • BigBadJohn

      If Ron Paul is elected, he will serve just about as long as JFK did…..

      • DaveH

        Then he will become a martyr, the most dangerous kind of man.

    • Angel Wannabe

      JC in Ca, Hear Hear!

  • http://Google Emanuel van den Bemd

    Behind ever conspiracy lurks one overiding paradigm. And what do you think that is?. Well let me introduce the Rothschild ZIONIST family and friends who over the last 200 years have been able through usury and fiat money creation been able to rob the wealth of Nations and people by a cool 140,thousand trillion .This is 20,000,000 for every person on this planet. Do you wonder why we are all skint.?If people can’t understand that simple notion or think it too outragious to be true, well than you only have yourself to blame for being part of the global cull and chaos that is taking place. For as sure as God made little apples, Satan is on the rampage to put an end to your cosy life and count you and I among the masses that are in line for an unprecerndented cull aimed at 90% of the global population. How they accomplish that I will leave to you to find out,because if I tell you, you will not even believe me.God bless

    Yours truly
    Emanuel ANZML Sc
    Medical laboratory Scientist

  • HKaufman

    Interesting: There is a paper back that was published 1964, “NONE DARE CALL IT TREASON” In this book, the author even suspected complete GOVT cover up, LBJ rush swearing in while in FLIGHT to WASHINGTON,the grassy knoll,others also why there was only minimal protection surrounding the motocade, the mysterious imaculate pristine bullet theory, not even the great houdini if he were still alive could explain that.. No i dont think Oswald was apatsy, ido however believe he was one of MANY shooters..

  • 4204life

    William Greer(S.S.) shot JFK in the head from the drivers seat of the limo. The(S.S.) agents that were riding on either end of the rear of the limo were ordered to step down just as they entered the turn that would bring the demise of JFK.

    • Joe H.

      Speaking of being shot in the head, anyone want to explain to me how Kennedy, being shot in the forehead had his head jerked TOWARDS the shooter??? I saw many a person shot in VietNam, but I never saw one of them be forced towards the shooter when shot!! Newtons law says an equal and OPPOSITE reaction!! now if I punch you in the nose, you are gonna go BACKWARDS not forwards!!

  • Bev

    I have read many books, and watched many shows on the JFK assassination. I was nine when it happened and I still remember the day. I think that his assassination was the closest this nation has ever come to a political coup. The History Channel ran a show several years ago on this. Oswald was indeed a patsy. I just keep hoping that someday the truth will come out.

    • Joe H.

      Bev,
      I was 12, soon to be 13 and we were just leaving my cousins house in Andover Ohio. It came on the radio that Kennedy had just been shot. Later it was announced that he died. I am now close to 61 and I can still remember it like it was yesterday. I will take that memory to my grave.

      • http://deleted Claire

        JoeH– Agreed. I will take the memory of that fateful day to my grave too. I was working in my in-laws restaurant the day it happened. We were all crying, the customers, the waitresses, everybody. It was terrible.

  • Sue

    I was just 18 and working in an electronics plant. It was unbelievable. I have always believed there was more we were not being told. Government is corrupt and they prove it daily. Everything they do moves us closer to the NWO. Our only hope and strength comes to us through the Almighty God. Evil will be destroyed in the end. The NWO and all those who work toward their control are evil doers. They were doing things in secret, now it is out in the open. I was not aware that Johnson was part of their scheme. JFK was a tragic loss to America, but I have read books that his father, Joe, was the crook and the family suffered due to his deeds.

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