Sunday, January 31, 2010
I LED THREE LIVES
Jack Ruby pleaded to Earl Warren that if he could be transferred out of the Dallas prison he would be safe and able to tell the story of his true motivations.
"My life is in danger here".
"I want to tell the truth, and I can't tell it here."
He decided to plead insanity but was sent to death row... eventually his murder conviction was overturned. But the Warren Commission refused to move him out of Dallas and he died of cancer in jail waiting for his re-trial in 1967.
Probably like most people, I'd always assumed he'd meant that the mob would silence him with their contacts in the Dallas prison if he talked. But because of Ruby's schizophrenic-like behavior in prison and it being the era of CIA MKULTRA research (their experimental study into the control of human behavior), I've always had a gut feeling that they could have been feeding him LSD or something like it while he was in confinement. This could've turned him into the paranoid, mumbling freak that he apparently became and provided a diagnosis of insanity before he could unleash an enormous amount of secrets at his re-trial...
Dick Russell, an excellent writer that's given a large part of his life to tireless assassination research, found out that both Dr. Louis West and Dr. Robert Stubblefield visited Jack Ruby in jail in turns for private psychological evaluations. Russell also discovered that Dr.West was a trained hypnotist, specialized in interrogation research and was a longtime participant in the CIA's MKULTRA program,... while Dr. Stubblefield "had also been associated with LSD research and the CIA's MK/ULTRA program".
When capturing a spy or briefing your own in the field, the skills of handling them, controlling secret information and/or unlocking what they know are the most delicate arts reserved for trained professionals. It appears that these two doctors were part of team that coached Ruby, guiding him towards the CIA's creation of Ruby's own lone nut myth.
After he shot Oswald and was taken to his cell he'd apparently asked the police "What happened?"
Here's what Don Archer said, the detective who put Ruby in custody:
I recently got a copy of the world famous Oswald issue of LIFE magazine when I got interested in Henry and Claire Luce and Operation Mockingbird.
...But something different struck me about a string of the major articles in the issue. Rather than being largely focused on Oswald, it's major agenda seemed hell-bent on selling the idea that Jack Ruby was totally mentally unstable and no insight could be gained from analyzing his motives. It seemed to me to be an organized attempt to spoonfeed an illustration of Ruby as an ultimately insignificant wing nut for the public.
Three other things that have always struck me as strange... Oswald's suicide attempt in Moscow. Did it really happen and why exactly? Why did the Soviet government allow Oswald to stay after initially telling him his visa was up and he needed to return to the US? And why did Oswald always appear, in my opinion, to be much older than he was?
Dick Russell was told this by Frank Camper (Ex-CIA), who had spoken to an ex-KGB agent himself:
"When Oswald slit his wrist and was in the psychiatric hospital, he showed signs of resistance to questioning or interrogation while under sedation. There was a sub-branch of MKULTRA where people were trained to resist interrogation. The doctors told the [secret police].. that Oswald's psychological responses were unusual. He fit a KGB profile for psychologically conditioned agents. They knew US intelligence was running people like this. So they said, let's keep this guy and see what the Americans have run in on us."
"What gives away his highly probable induction in MKULTRA project experiments is the fact that he was frequently in the brig or base hospital, was recalled from a unit movement to Formosa to return to the Atsugi hospital, and ended up being assigned to the hospital on a layover or casual basis. [This] would have given the MKULTRA doctors an opportunity to review Oswald's conditioning..."
From Dick Russell: "It was shortly after Oswald's last release from the Atsugi hospital... that he began referring to the Marines as 'you Americans' and denouncing 'American imperialism' and 'exploitation'."
And concerning his age/appearance:
Robert Oswald, his brother, said once "Due to the nature of the change in his hair, in the baldness that appeared, I reached the opinion that perhaps something in the nature of shock treatments or something along that line had been given him in Russia."
Around the time that Oswald ordered the Mannlicher-Carcano rifle, Marina noticed Lee repeating the same words over and over in his sleep. "He started having nose-bleeds... and one night he had four anxiety attacks during which he shook head to toe at intervals of half an hour and never once woke up."
A hypnosis expert told Dick Russell that this was likely to occur 'on the basis of hypnotically induced experiences'... perhaps someone had been regularly coaching him under hypnosis...
Ed Butler, who was involved in the infamous radio debates with Oswald and Carlos Bringuier during his New Orleans stay said: "[Oswald] talked like a man with a piano roll in his head. Posthypnotic suggestion and post-drug suggestion is obviously something to be considered. At one point, LSD for example was called a psychotomimetic, which means 'mimicking psychosis'."
Dick Russell put together that "Tulane University was where Oswald told Cuban exile Carlos Quiroga he'd learned to speak Russian and where he told Charles Hall Steele his Fair Play For Cuba leaflets had originated. Tulane was also a source of MKULTRA experiments..."
Link Here> The CIA and Tulane
Another disturbing Tulane connection:
David Ferrie, Oswald's superior officer from his first days in the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) when he was fifteen, later became known as probably the most notorious figure in JFK assassination history. Ferrie was a practicing hypnotist, an anti-Kennedy fanatic and a private pilot for both the mob and covert CIA-sponsored missions into Cuba.
From two of his former CAP cadets, about David Ferrie:
"He fancied himself as a self-made doctor or psychologist." "[Ferrie] wanted the kids to participate in some kind of experiment for Tulane University."
"[Ferrie was] constantly at Tulane."
From an Army General before the Senate committee in '75:
"We have learned of a 1955 contract with Tulane University which involved the adminstration of LSD, mescaline and other drugs to mental patients theretofore who'd had electrodes implanted in their brains as a part of their medical treatment..."
The naval air base at Atsugi, Japan, where Oswald had been stationed before his defection to Russia, was also discovered to be "one of the locations where the CIA's use of LSD on unsuspecting service personnel occurred."
Richard Nagell (a former intelligence agent) also told Russell that "hypnosis was used in intelligence for 'compartmentalization of information' and sometimes a 'courier' might be targeted for hypnosis. He added.. that he'd discovered Oswald 'undergoing hypnotherapy' from David Ferrie in New Orleans in 1963."
David Ferrie was found dead days before he was to be called by Jim Garrison to the stand. A vague note was left near his body implying he had some suicidal ideas, yet he was said to have died of a brain aneurysm... and his door was locked from the outside.
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