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Offline EyeBelieve

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« Reply #20 on: July 07, 2011, 11:18:28 PM »
With respect, half-facts tend to discredit the fact, not just the embellishments. If one promotes the truth it should unadulterated.

What's "half-fact" about USA history of assassinations being conveniently directed at leaders who promoted Constitutional General Welfare (McKinley, FDR, JFK, RFK) & never at London/Wall St shills. 

Reagan was largely a shill but enough of a wild-card to that PTB had to shut him up:  reading the Wiki article I'm surprised that:

At 2:27pm Eastern Time,[6]:82 as Reagan walked out of the hotel's T Street NW exit toward his waiting limousine, Hinckley waited within the crowd of admirers. While the Secret Service extensively screened those attending the president's speech, in a "colossal mistake" the agency allowed an unscreened group to stand within 15 feet of him, behind a rope line.[6]:80-81,225 Unexpectedly, Reagan passed right in front of Hinckley. Knowing he would never get a better chance,[6]:81 Hinckley fired a Röhm RG-14 .22 cal.[18] blue steel revolver six times in 1.7 seconds,[6]:82[15] missing the president with all six shots.[19][17] The first bullet hit White House Press Secretary James Brady in the head. The second hit District of Columbia police officer Thomas Delahanty in the back of his neck as he turned to protect Reagan.[6]:82[20][21][22][23] Hinckley now had a clear shot at the president,[6]:81 but the third overshot him and hit the window of a building across the street. As Special Agent In Charge Jerry Parr quickly pushed Reagan into the limousine, the fourth hit Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy in the abdomen[20][21] as he spread his body over Reagan to make himself a target.[6]:81[10] The fifth hit the bullet-resistant glass of the window on the open side door of the limousine. The sixth and final bullet ricocheted off the armored side of the limousine and hit the president in his left underarm, grazing a rib and lodging in his lung, stopping nearly an inch from his heart;[24][10][13] had Parr hesitated for a moment, the president would likely have been hit in the head.[6]:224


Nice days work for a little .22 pistol round.

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« Reply #21 on: July 08, 2011, 06:55:25 AM »
With respect, half-facts tend to discredit the fact, not just the embellishments. If one promotes the truth it should unadulterated.

snopes, like wikipedia & quatloos, is a known-kosher site.