Wait, is it Possible the CIA Had a Relationship with Lee Harvey Oswald?
At this point we thought we knew everything there was to know about Lee Harvey Oswald.
But this week an anonymous source who has access to still-classified CIA documents told FOX News host Tucker Carlson that the agency was, in some way, involved in the JFK assassination.
I have closely studied the case for more than 30 years and visited the site of the shooting in Dallas more times than I can count. I firmly believe Oswald — and Oswald alone — was the shooter and that no outside influences put him up to it. Bear with me as I take my beliefs against the words of this CIA source and try to juxtapose the two narratives.
Until 1995 I believed JFK died as the result of a criminal conspiracy. Then I read a well-researched and well-written book called Case Closed by Gerald Posner that convinced me of Oswald’s guilt. Part One of the audio version of the book is available on YouTube here while Part Two is available here.
Oswald was a psychologically maladjusted man. He had previously attempted to kill another political figure, General Edwin Walker, seven months prior, but failed. Oswald had the means, the motive, and the opportunity to kill the president on Nov. 22, 1963. Oswald was initially arrested that day on charges of killing a Dallas Police officer.
A witness saw someone fitting Oswald’s description fire from the Texas Schoolbook Depository. Oswald’s brother Robert publicly said he believed his brother Lee killed Kennedy. The bullet that killed Kennedy came from Oswald’s gun. Oswald fled the scene of the crime and did not report back to work that day.
I have neither the time nor the space to do a full synopsis of everything in Posner’s book. You can read it or listen to the audio version yourself. But it’s important to note that JFK’s X-rays revealed the bullet that caused the fatal headshot came from behind the president — and not the front. Which makes it more likely the shot came from the Texas Schoolbook Depository, where Oswald was employed.
Watch the breaking news footage reporting the assassination. Because it occurred in the South, people nationwide told reporters that they believed a member of the far-right killed Kennedy. Oswald, however, was a Marxist who had defected to the Soviet Union (but came back). Oswald, if alive today, would likely support or, if he was still young, march with Antifa.
In my opinion, there are only two reasons certain people deny Oswald’s guilt: (1) because an enraged Jack Ruby shot and killed him, and people thus believed Ruby was ordered to shut him up and (2) members of the political left cannot accept that one of their own killed JFK.
So, what’s up with this CIA source claiming the agency played a part in Kennedy’s death?
The FBI knew Oswald lived in Dallas and was a political subversive. Nine minutes into this video, broadcast live immediately after Oswald’s arrest, Dallas Police Chief Jesse Curry informed the press that the FBI knew about Oswald in advance of JFK’s visit to Dallas and had had dealings with him. The FBI, however, did not inform the Dallas Police about Oswald.
FBI agent James Hosty, who worked in the Dallas FBI office, said his panicked superiors ordered him to destroy a note that Oswald had supposedly left with FBI agents threatening to blow up their office. No one from the FBI thought to check up on Oswald and his access to Kennedy in advance of his Texas visit.
Is it possible the CIA had a prior or similar experience with Oswald? Is it possible the agency had once used Oswald in some capacity (knowingly or unknowingly), perhaps as an informant or a pawn? And the agency is too embarrassed to admit it? Did the agency recruit Oswald for a top-secret program, and things got out of hand?
I look forward to learning more. If we all live long enough then perhaps we’ll find out.
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