The murder of Jeffrey Nedoroscik

Jeffrey Nedoroscik

Jeffrey Nedoroscik

The murder of Jeffrey Nedoroscik

I was in Washington the night this happened, and saw the story on local news. I thought it suspicious then and I think it suspicious still.

12/05/2012 – USAID worker identified as man who died in D.C. fire

“By Wednesday, D.C. police and fire investigators had not determined the cause of the fire, which neighbors said seemed to consume the dwelling in seconds, or of Nedoroscik’s death…”

Responding to his son’s shouts, Juan Burford raced across the street Tuesday night as flames shot from his neighbor’s rowhouse in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Northwest Washington.

“I shouted, ‘Jeffery! Jeffery!’ ” Burford said. But the flames were too hot. The door frame melted. Windows popped, sprinkling shattered glass onto the sidewalk.

nedoroscik060021354748831“I couldn’t get near the house,” said Burford, a D.C. police officer who was off-duty when he used his radio to call for help about 7:15 p.m. “I wanted to get Jeffery. But there was no way.”

Jeffery Alan Nedoroscik, 42, died inside the three-story rowhouse in the 1800 block of First Street, where he had lived for two years. He had written two books and traveled the world for the U.S. Agency for International Development.

By Wednesday, D.C. police and fire investigators had not determined the cause of the fire, which neighbors said seemed to consume the dwelling in seconds, or of Nedoroscik’s death.

Burford, who has lived on the street for 20 years, said two roommates recently moved out of the rowhouse; Henian Boone had just moved into the basement. Nobody other than Nedoroscik was harmed in the fire, authorities said.

A woman who answered the phone at Nedoroscik’s family home in Sutton, Mass., declined to speak to a reporter.

usaidOfficials at USAID issued a statement confirming that “our friend and colleague was the victim in the fire.” The agency said Nedoroscik worked for many years in Cairo, Africa and Croatia, where he served as an executive officer.

Details of Nedoroscik’s life could be found sprinkled on his Facebook page — his friends number in the hundreds and are from throughout the world, from Kabul to Vienna. He wrote “The City of the Dead: A History of Cairo’s Cemetery Communities” — a history of that city’s ancient burial grounds — and “Walking in the City of the Dead: A Visitor’s Guide.”

Neighbors said they were saddened by Nedoroscik’s death but also said he sometimes created problems on the block, occasionally banging his sport-utility vehicle into parked cars after drinking.

Some linked his troubles to horrors he witnessed in war-torn and impoverished countries, including Rwanda.

An arrest warrant in connection with a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol on his block during the summer was still pending at the time of his death, online court records show.

On Wednesday, Boone went into the house and salvaged only enough possessions to fill the bottom of a trash bag.

“I will miss his smile,” Boone said. “He was a published author. He went all over the world. He will be missed.”

Jennifer Jenkins contributed to this report.

See: http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-12-05/local/35638249_1_rowhouse-facebook-page-usaid

Story on the late Jeff Nedoroscik by Tom Reilly: http://www.suttonma.org/Pages/SuttonMA_News/019F9527-000F8513

Jeffrey Nedoroscik dies in NW fire: http://www.wjla.com/articles/2012/12/one-person-dead-in-northwest-fire–82762.html

Dave Statter: “I’ve added the video above [see link below] of the fire at 1801 1st Street in Northwest Washington last night. It’s taken from in front of the burning rowhouse where one man was found dead and shows the initial attack and knockdown of the fire.

Officials have identified the man whose body was discovered at a fire at a two-story rowhouse in Northwest D.C.

The body of 42-year-old Jeffery Nedoroscik was found on the first floor of the  home at 1801 1st St NW.

Police are investigating the incident as a homicide.

Tuesday night, neighbors and witnesses told 9News’ Ken Molestina that the man who lived in the home ran out, then went back inside and was not seen again.

An investigation is ongoing.”

See: http://statter911.com/2012/12/05/arrival-video-fatal-house-fire-in-washington-dc/

USAID & Coca cola

Wikipedia: USAID – “Some critics say that the US government gives aid to reward political and military partners rather than to advance genuine social or humanitarian causes abroad. William Blum has said that in the 1960s and early 1970s USAID has maintained “a close working relationship with the CIA, and Agency officers often operated abroad under USAID cover.” The 1960s-era Office of Public Safety, a now-disbanded division of USAID, has been mentioned as an example of this, having served as a front for training foreign police in counterinsurgency methods (including torture techniques)”

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Agency_for_International_Development

USAID/CIA: it is in the US’ interests to suppress democracy – interview

See: http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_10_31/USAID-CIA-it-is-in-the-US-interests-to-suppress-democracy/

See: http://www.usaid.gov/

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Norwegian doctor’s medal withdrawn under Zionist pressure

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by Crescent-Online.net

January, 2013

Two were made against Dr Linstad: that he supports the Islamic Republic of Iran, and that he opposes gays and lesbians. One is forced to ask: since when has support for the Islamic Republic become a crime?

Toronto, Crescent-online
January 3, 2013, 21:05 DST

A Norwegian medical doctor involved in social work serving disadvantage communities in Oslo has had his medal of honour withdrawn under pressure from the Zionist lobby. Dr Trond Ali Linstad, founder and chairman of Urtenhagen Islamic Foundation in Oslo, was told by a court official that the Royal National Medal awarded to him for meritorious services rendered to people way beyond the call of duty, has been withdrawn.

Dr Linstad was awarded Norway’s silver medal for services to immigrant communities and children that reside in the Urtenhagen locality outside Oslo. In making the award, an official announcement on behalf of Kind Herrold V of Norway had said: “As a medical doctor, this medal is awarded to Dr Linstad for years of selfless service to immigrant communities in Greenland (immigrant settlement area near Oslo).”

The Urtenhagen Islamic Foundation caters to the needs of more than 280 immigrant children of all backgrounds that receive free medical and educational services. Immigrant families similarly receive free services.

A day after this announcement was made, another announcement from the palace said: “Since we have found Dr Ali Linstad to be an ‘anti-Semite’, he is not qualified to be a recipient of this award.” This scandalous allegation was made against Dr Linstad because he has been a leading critic of Zionism. Israeli supporters deliberately conflate anti-zionism with anti-semitism. The charge against Dr Linstad is ludicrous. He has invited leading Israeli intellectuals including the late Israel Shahak to speak at his centre. He also regularly invites anti-zionist rabbis to conferences and meetings.

It is clear that the medal was withdrawn under Zionist pressure that forced the royal palace into this scandalous behaviour. After cancelling the award ceremony at which the medal was to be presented, a palace official called Dr Linstad to offer his profound apologies but said he was helpless in this matter because of the huge pressure exerted by the Zionist lobby on the palace.

In his mid-twenties, Dr Linstad had served on an Israeli kibbutz where he discovered first hand the racist attitude of Zionists. He was appalled at the manner in which the Zionists mistreated and humiliated Palestinians, a practice that continues to this day. By making the scandalous allegation of anti-semitism against anyone that is critical of the racist ideology of Zionism, Israeli supporters think they can fool the people indefinitely. People worldwide are waking up to this reality and are no longer prepared to accept Zionist racism. Many people are openly speaking out against it and are prepared to face the consequences.

Two other allegations were also made against Dr Linstad: that he supports the Islamic Republic of Iran, and that he opposes gays and lesbians. One is forced to ask: since when has support for the Islamic Republic become a crime? True, the Zionists are rabid Islamophobes and indulge in a vicious campaign whipping up anti-Iran hysteria to pave the way for an illegal war against the Islamic Republic but this can in no way be used as an argument against an individual who is involved in rendering great service to humanity.

As for the charge that he is against gays and lesbians, in the Islamic faith, such attitude is forbidden. Dr Linstad is a Muslim. He is doing no more than following his religious conviction. Since when has it become compulsory to believe in and practice gay and lesbian behaviour? Norway is supposed to be an independent country; it is not a Zionist colony yet the Zionists think they can dictate to any government, any country, anywhere in the world as to how that government/country can or cannot behave.

Dr Linstad may have been denied a medal for services he is rendering to humanity, this will in no way take away from him the honour that he has enjoys among the people he serves. He is a role model for all human beings. He did not launch his services for the sake of a medal, but only to please Allah. His reward is surely with Allah, the Best of Providers and the Sustainer of all the worlds.

ISRAELI SOLDIERS KIDNAPPED 900 CHILDREN IN 2012

ED Noor: The main thing here is the brutal New Khazaria Israeli power that tramples. The main thing is to brutalize. To crush. To intimidate. Not as a means but as an end. 

 

The resultant creation of angry people who will be provoked to rise up will give  Israel her excuse to blast Palestine.  

 

Meanwhile, I offer the following quotes to set your mood as you read this article. At the bottom I also include a few links to previous work on this horrific abuse of human rights. 

 

One other thing. According to Talmudic or Israeli law, a child becomes an adult at the age of 13, hence the big Jewish fuss over Bat and Bar Mitzvahs. However, according to the rest of the world, a child is not legally adult until 16 years. This is another reason that Palestinian children are treated in the same manner as adults. 

 

Last year an IDF source told Breaking the Silence

 

“We treat them roughly even though know the vast majority are innocent. This is how we are trained to get information”.

 

Nachman Abramovic demonized Palestinian children stating:

“They may look young to you, but these people are terrorists at heart. Don’t look at their deceptively innocent faces, try to think of the demons inside each of them … I am absolutely certain these people would grow to be evil terrorists if we allowed them to grow… would you allow them to grow to kill your children or finish them off right now? You honest and moral people ought to differentiate between true humans and human animals. We do kill human animals and we do so apologetically. Besides, who in the West is in a position to lecture us on killing human animals. After all, whose hands are clean?”

 

Arion Sharon is quoted in a 1956 interview with General Ouze Herham as saying:

I don’t know something called international Principles. I vow that I will burn every Palestinian child (that) will be born in this area.

 

The Palestinian woman and child are more dangerous than the man because the Palestinian child’s existence infers that generations will go on, but the man causes limited danger.
I vow that if I was just an Israeli civilian and I met a Palestinian I would burn him and I would make him suffer before killing him. With one hit I’ve killed 750 Palestinians (In Rafah in 1956).I wanted to encourage my soldiers by raping Arabic girls as the Palestinian woman is but a slave for Jews, and we do whatever we want to her and nobody tells us what we shall do but we tell others what they shall do.”

 

By Saed Bannoura

 

IMEMC & Agencies.

 

December 31, 2012

 


 

The Palestinian Ministry Of Detainees reported that this year witnessed a sharp increase in Israeli violations against Palestinian children, and said that Israeli soldiers kidnapped this year 900 Palestinian children comparing to 700 kidnapped last year.

 


 

The Ministry said that following the latest aggression on Gaza, and the upgrade of Palestine’s status at the UN, Israeli soldiers stepped-up their assaults, especially against Palestinian youths and children.

 

 

It said that %95 of the kidnapped children were attacked, beaten and abused during their arrest, and added that most of the children were kidnapped from their homes between the hours of 2 and 4 at dawn, and that the army violently broke into their homes by smashing through the doors, and caused damage to the furniture and property during violent searches.

 


 

ED Noor:

 

87% ~ Children subjected to some form of physical violence while in custody.

91% ~ Believed to be blindfolded at some point during their detention.

12 % ~ The minimum age of criminal responsibility, as stipulated in the Military Order 1651.

62% ~ The percentage of children arrested between 12am and 5am.

 

 

 

The children were cuffed and blindfolded, and the soldiers violently attacked and insulted their parents who attempted to defend them and prevent their arrest. The soldiers then kidnapped the children taking them to unknown destinations without any warrants.

 

 

“Most of the kidnapped children were tortured and abused during their arrest; soldiers would beat and kick them with their weapons and boots, and sometimes with batons, this is happening besides the insults and the curses, in many cases the soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition, gas bombs and concussion grenades”, the Ministry said.

 


 

The detained children were also beaten while being transported to detention and interrogation centers, the soldiers would punch and kick them, would also force them to sit on the floor of the military jeeps and would place their legs on their faces and heads.

 


 

In many cases, soldiers driving those jeeps and trucks would speed up and then step on the brakes, an issue that pushes the kidnapped children around those jeeps causing their bodies and heads to smash around.

 


When the kidnapped children are taken to interrogation centers, they are tortured and threatened to be continuously and endlessly tortured “unless they confess and provide some names of friends and relatives”.

 


 

In many cases, Israeli interrogators would subject the kidnapped children to rounds and rounds of interrogation while keeping them sitting on small chairs and their hands would be tied behind their backs and their legs would be shackled; the children would also be blindfolded, and would also be forced to stand against the wall for several hours, outside, under the rain and extreme summer sun.

 


 

The Ministry also reported that Israeli interrogators repeatedly used electric shocks while interrogating the detainees, and would force them to drink boiled water similar to what they did with Nassar Aref Jaradat, 16, from Sair town near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
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Nassar was kidnapped on February 2, 2010, and was taken to the Etzion military camp where he was forced to stand under the cold and the rain for several hours, and was repeatedly beaten and punched, and when he was taken to the interrogation room, the interrogators shocked him with electric currents until he lost consciousness.

 


 

Most of the kidnapped children were taken to interrogation centers in illegal Israeli settlements such as Keryat Arba’, Maaleh Adumim, Dan Shomron, and several other settlements where the detainees were interrogated and tortured and the Red Cross was never informed about their whereabouts.

 


 

There are 140 Palestinian children who are currently under interrogation or awaiting trial, and a total of 200 who are held by Israel, including 32 who are under the age of 16.

 

Similar to detained adults, Palestinian children held by Israel are deprived from their basic and internationally guaranteed rights; their families and lawyers are not granted any information about the location where they are held and in most cases the reason behind their arrest.

 


 

Israel continuously violates all related international laws and treaties, especially regarding the protection of children, and continues to kidnap, torture and imprison Palestinian children, in addition to the fact that most of the casualties in Israel’s repeated wars on Gaza are civilians, mainly children and infants.

 


 

Israel also treats the kidnapped Palestinian children as “terrorist to be” and uses all illegal measures and sorts of torture and abuse against them, including sleep deprivation, extreme torture, depriving them from family and lawyer visits, food and water deprivation, sexual harassment and tries to recruit them to work for the Israeli security by telling them that the torture would stop once they start to cooperate.

 


 

ED Noor: In reality, and the Israelis know this, these actions are creating those very terrorists to be! This is all part of the “divine provocations” Israel uses so freely against her perceived (and self created) enemies. See quotes above to further understand the mindset.

 


 

It is worth mentioning that Israel also applied a military law known as Military Order #132 that allows the army to kidnap and interrogate Palestinian children who are 12 years old.

 

READING LIST:

 


 

 


 

 


 

 


 

IN ISRAEL THEY SHACKLE (PALESTINIAN) CHILDREN

 

 

 

OPPRESSING WEST BANK PALESTINIAN CHILDREN

 


 

 


 

 


 

 


 

 


 

 


 

 


 

 


 

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Tuesday, 1 January, 2013

ISRAELI SOLDIERS KIDNAPPED 900 CHILDREN IN 2012

ED Noor: The main thing here is the brutal New Khazaria Israeli power that tramples. The main thing is to brutalize. To crush. To intimidate. Not as a means but as an end. 
The resultant creation of angry people who will be provoked to rise up will give  Israel her excuse to blast Palestine.  
Meanwhile, I offer the following quotes to set your mood as you read this article. At the bottom I also include a few links to previous work on this horrific abuse of human rights. 
One other thing. According to Talmudic or Israeli law, a child becomes an adult at the age of 13, hence the big Jewish fuss over Bat and Bar Mitzvahs. However, according to the rest of the world, a child is not legally adult until 16 years. This is another reason that Palestinian children are treated in the same manner as adults. 
Last year an IDF source told Breaking the Silence
“We treat them roughly even though know the vast majority are innocent. This is how we are trained to get information”.
Nachman Abramovic demonized Palestinian children stating:

“They may look young to you, but these people are terrorists at heart. Don’t look at their deceptively innocent faces, try to think of the demons inside each of them … I am absolutely certain these people would grow to be evil terrorists if we allowed them to grow… would you allow them to grow to kill your children or finish them off right now? You honest and moral people ought to differentiate between true humans and human animals. We do kill human animals and we do so apologetically. Besides, who in the West is in a position to lecture us on killing human animals. After all, whose hands are clean?”

Arion Sharon is quoted in a 1956 interview with General Ouze Herham as saying:

I don’t know something called international Principles. I vow that I will burn every Palestinian child (that) will be born in this area.

The Palestinian woman and child are more dangerous than the man because the Palestinian child’s existence infers that generations will go on, but the man causes limited danger.
I vow that if I was just an Israeli civilian and I met a Palestinian I would burn him and I would make him suffer before killing him. With one hit I’ve killed 750 Palestinians (In Rafah in 1956).I wanted to encourage my soldiers by raping Arabic girls as the Palestinian woman is but a slave for Jews, and we do whatever we want to her and nobody tells us what we shall do but we tell others what they shall do.”


By Saed Bannoura
IMEMC & Agencies.
December 31, 2012

The Palestinian Ministry Of Detainees reported that this year witnessed a sharp increase in Israeli violations against Palestinian children, and said that Israeli soldiers kidnapped this year 900 Palestinian children comparing to 700 kidnapped last year.

The Ministry said that following the latest aggression on Gaza, and the upgrade of Palestine’s status at the UN, Israeli soldiers stepped-up their assaults, especially against Palestinian youths and children.
It said that %95 of the kidnapped children were attacked, beaten and abused during their arrest, and added that most of the children were kidnapped from their homes between the hours of 2 and 4 at dawn, and that the army violently broke into their homes by smashing through the doors, and caused damage to the furniture and property during violent searches.

ED Noor:

87% ~ Children subjected to some form of physical violence while in custody.

91% ~ Believed to be blindfolded at some point during their detention.

12 % ~ The minimum age of criminal responsibility, as stipulated in the Military Order 1651.

62% ~ The percentage of children arrested between 12am and 5am.

The children were cuffed and blindfolded, and the soldiers violently attacked and insulted their parents who attempted to defend them and prevent their arrest. The soldiers then kidnapped the children taking them to unknown destinations without any warrants.
“Most of the kidnapped children were tortured and abused during their arrest; soldiers would beat and kick them with their weapons and boots, and sometimes with batons, this is happening besides the insults and the curses, in many cases the soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition, gas bombs and concussion grenades”, the Ministry said.

The detained children were also beaten while being transported to detention and interrogation centers, the soldiers would punch and kick them, would also force them to sit on the floor of the military jeeps and would place their legs on their faces and heads.

In many cases, soldiers driving those jeeps and trucks would speed up and then step on the brakes, an issue that pushes the kidnapped children around those jeeps causing their bodies and heads to smash around.

When the kidnapped children are taken to interrogation centers, they are tortured and threatened to be continuously and endlessly tortured “unless they confess and provide some names of friends and relatives”.

In many cases, Israeli interrogators would subject the kidnapped children to rounds and rounds of interrogation while keeping them sitting on small chairs and their hands would be tied behind their backs and their legs would be shackled; the children would also be blindfolded, and would also be forced to stand against the wall for several hours, outside, under the rain and extreme summer sun.

The Ministry also reported that Israeli interrogators repeatedly used electric shocks while interrogating the detainees, and would force them to drink boiled water similar to what they did with Nassar Aref Jaradat, 16, from Sair town near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
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Nassar was kidnapped on February 2, 2010, and was taken to the Etzion military camp where he was forced to stand under the cold and the rain for several hours, and was repeatedly beaten and punched, and when he was taken to the interrogation room, the interrogators shocked him with electric currents until he lost consciousness.

Most of the kidnapped children were taken to interrogation centers in illegal Israeli settlements such as Keryat Arba’, Maaleh Adumim, Dan Shomron, and several other settlements where the detainees were interrogated and tortured and the Red Cross was never informed about their whereabouts.

There are 140 Palestinian children who are currently under interrogation or awaiting trial, and a total of 200 who are held by Israel, including 32 who are under the age of 16.

Similar to detained adults, Palestinian children held by Israel are deprived from their basic and internationally guaranteed rights; their families and lawyers are not granted any information about the location where they are held and in most cases the reason behind their arrest.

Israel continuously violates all related international laws and treaties, especially regarding the protection of children, and continues to kidnap, torture and imprison Palestinian children, in addition to the fact that most of the casualties in Israel’s repeated wars on Gaza are civilians, mainly children and infants.

Israel also treats the kidnapped Palestinian children as “terrorist to be” and uses all illegal measures and sorts of torture and abuse against them, including sleep deprivation, extreme torture, depriving them from family and lawyer visits, food and water deprivation, sexual harassment and tries to recruit them to work for the Israeli security by telling them that the torture would stop once they start to cooperate.

ED Noor: In reality, and the Israelis know this, these actions are creating those very terrorists to be! This is all part of the “divine provocations” Israel uses so freely against her perceived (and self created) enemies. See quotes above to further understand the mindset.

It is worth mentioning that Israel also applied a military law known as Military Order #132 that allows the army to kidnap and interrogate Palestinian children who are 12 years old.

 

READING LIST:





IN ISRAEL THEY SHACKLE (PALESTINIAN) CHILDREN

 

OPPRESSING WEST BANK PALESTINIAN CHILDREN









2 comments:

traducteur said…

It’s all part of “encouraging the goyim to emigrate, Noor. Make their lives unbearable enough, and they’ll leave the country, that’s the way the Zionists–genocidal megalomaniacs who imagine they’re the master race–think.

Ingrid B. said…

no child is safe these days, not anywhere, things have to change..

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PRESS RELEASE : Israel withdraws from United Nations UPR

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Wednesday 2nd January 2013

IHRC is outraged at Israel’s decision to withdraw from the United Nations Universal Periodic Review.  This blatant disregard of the United Nations Human Rights Council should not go unchallenged.  The United Nations is a universally recognised body and we cannot have one rule for Israel and another rule for everyone else.

This is the first time in history that a state has suspended cooperation with the Human Rights council.  IHRC finds it extremely hypocritical of Israel to suspend their cooperation at this point.  Israel has made 129 recommendations to 36 States from all regional groups.  Yet, when it is now time for Israel’s turn to be the subject of the review it wishes not to face up to the same scrutiny as it has afforded others.

Chair of IHRC, Massoud Shadjareh said, “If Israel will not allow for itself to be accountable to the review process, then there should be severe consequences; it sets a very dangerous precedent.  Sanctions should be placed against Israel for their rogue acts and Israel’s blatant human rights abuses need to be exposed.”

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The Sandy Hook School Massacre: Unanswered Questions and Missing Information

By Prof. James F. Tracy

Global Research, December 25, 2012

“[My staff] and I hope the people of Newtown don’t have it crash on their head later.” –Connecticut Medical Examiner D. Wayne Carver II, MD, December 15, 2012

Inconsistencies and anomalies abound when one turns an analytical eye to news of the Newtown school massacre. The public’s general acceptance of the event’s validity and faith in its resolution suggests a deepened credulousness borne from a world where almost all news and information is electronically mediated and controlled. The condition is reinforced through the corporate media’s unwillingness to push hard questions vis-à-vis Connecticut and federal authorities who together bottlenecked information while invoking prior restraint through threats of prosecutorial action against journalists and the broader citizenry seeking to interpret the event on social media.

Along these lines on December 19 the Connecticut State Police assigned individual personnel to each of the 26 families who lost a loved one at Sandy Hook Elementary. “The families have requested no press interviews,” State Police assert on their behalf, “and we are asking that this request be honored.[1] The de facto gag order will be in effect until the investigation concludes—now forecast to be “several months away” even though lone gunman Adam Lanza has been confirmed as the sole culprit.[2]

With the exception of an unusual and apparently contrived appearance by Emilie Parker’s alleged father, victims’ family members have been almost wholly absent from public scrutiny.[3] What can be gleaned from this and similar coverage raises many more questions and glaring inconsistencies than answers. While it sounds like an outrageous claim, one is left to inquire whether the Sandy Hook shooting ever took place—at least in the way law enforcement authorities and the nation’s news media have described.

The Accidental Medical Examiner

An especially important yet greatly underreported feature of the Sandy Hook affair is the wholly bizarre performance of Connecticut’s top medical examiner H. Wayne Carver II at a December 15 press conference. Carver’s unusual remarks and behavior warrant close consideration because in light of his professional notoriety they appear remarkably amateurish and out of character.

H. Wayne Carver II has an extremely self-assured, almost swaggering presence in Connecticut state administration. In early 2012 Carver threatened to vacate his position because of state budget cuts and streamlining measures that threatened his professional autonomy over the projects and personnel he oversaw.

Along these lines the pathologist has gone to excessive lengths to demonstrate his findings and expert opinion in court proceedings. For example, in a famous criminal case Carver “put a euthanized pig through a wood chipper so jurors could match striations on the bone fragments with the few ounces of evidence that prosecutors said were on the remains of the victim.”[4] One would therefore expect Carver to be in his element while identifying and verifying the exact ways in which Sandy Hook’s children and teachers met their violent demise.

Yet the H. Wayne Carver who showed up to the December 15 press conference is an almost entirely different man, appearing apprehensive and uncertain, as if he is at a significant remove from the postmortem operation he had overseen. The multiple gaffes, discrepancies, and hedges in response to reporters’ astute questions suggest that he is either under coercion or an imposter. While the latter sounds untenable it would go a long way in explaining his sub-pedestrian grasp of medical procedures and terminology.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zE0OT5od9DA

With this in mind extended excerpts from this exchange are worthy of recounting here in print. Carver is accompanied by Connecticut State Police Lieutenant H. Paul Vance and additional Connecticut State Police personnel. The reporters are off-screen and thus unidentified so I have assigned them simple numerical identification based on what can be discerned of their voices.

Reporter #1: So the rifle was the primary weapon?

H. Wayne Carver: Yes.

Reporter #1: [Inaudible]

Carver: Uh (pause). Question was what caliber were these bullets. And I know—I probably know more about firearms than most pathologists but if I say it in court they yell at me and don’t make me answer [sic]—so [nervous laughter]. I’ll let the police do that for you.

Reporter #2: Doctor can you tell us about the nature of the wounds. Were they at very close range? Were the children shot at from across the room?

Carver: Uhm, I only did seven of the autopsies. The victims I had ranged from three to eleven wounds apiece and I only saw two of them with close range shooting. Uh, but that’s, uh y’know, a sample. Uh, I really don’t have detailed information on the rest of the injuries.

[Given that Carver is Connecticut’s top coroner and in charge of the entire postmortem this is a startling admission.-JT]

Reporter #3: But you said that the long rifle was used?

Carver: Yes.

Reporter #3: But the long rifle was discovered in the car.

State Police Lieutenant Vance: That’s not correct, sir.

Unidentified reporter #4: How many bullets or bullet fragments did you find in the autopsy. Can you tell us that?

Carver: Oh. I’m lucky I can tell you how many I found. I don’t know. There were lots of them, OK? This type of weapon is not, uh … the bullets are designed in such a fashion that the energy—this is very clinical. I shouldn’t be saying this. But the energy is deposited in the tissue so the bullet stays in [the tissue].

[In fact, the Bushmaster .223 Connecticut police finally claimed was used in the shooting is designed for long range field use and utilizes high velocity bullets averaging 3,000 feet-per-second, the energy of which even at considerable distance would penetrate several bodies before finally coming to rest in tissue.]

Reporter #5: How close were the injuries?

Carver: Uh, all the ones (pause). I believe say, yes [sic].

Reporter #6: In what shape were the bodies when the families were brought to check [inaudible].

Carver: Uh, we did not bring the bodies and the families into contact. We took pictures of them, uhm, of their facial features. We have, uh, uh—it’s easier on the families when you do that. Un, there is, uh, a time and place for the up close and personal in the grieving process, but to accomplish this we thought it would be best to do it this way and, uh, you can sort of, uh … You can control a situation depending on the photographer, and I have very good photographers. Uh, but uh—

Reporter #7: Do you know the difference of the time of death between the mother in the house and the bodies recovered [in the school].

Carver: Uh, no, I don’t. Sorry [shakes head excitedly] I don’t! [embarrassed laugh]

Reporter #8: Did the gunman kill himself with the rifle?

Carver: No. I—I don’t know yet. I’ll-I’ll examine him tomorrow morning. But, but I don’t think so.

[Why has Carver left arguably the most important specimen for last? And why doesn’t he think Lanza didn’t commit suicide with the rifle?]

Reporter #9: In terms of the children, were they all found in one classroom or—

Carver: Uhm … [inaudible] [Turns to Lieutenant Vance] Paul and company will deal with that.

Reporter #9: What?

Carver: Paul and company will deal with that. Lieutenant Vance is going to handle that one.

Reporter #10: Was there any evidence of a struggle? Any bruises?

Carver: No.

Reporter #11: The nature of the shooting; is there any sense that there was a lot of care taken with precision [inaudible] or randomly?

Carver: [Exhales while glancing upward, as if frustrated] Both. It’s a very difficult question to answer … You’d think after thousands of people I’ve seen shot but I … It’s … If I attempted to answer it in court there’d be an objection and then they’d win—[nervous laughter].

[Who would win? Why does an expert whose routine job as a public employee is to provide impartial medical opinion concerned with winning and losing in court? Further, Carver is not in court but rather at a press conference.]

Reporter #12: Doctor, can you discuss the fatal injuries to the adults?

Carver: Ah, they were similar to those of the children.

Reporter #13: Doctor, the children you had autopsied, where in the bodies were they hit?

Carver: Uhm [pause]. All over. All over.

Reporter #14: Were [the students] sitting at their desks or were they running away when this happened?

Carver: I’ll let the guys who—the scene guys talk—address that issue. I, uh, obviously I was at the scene. Obviously I’m very experienced in that. But there are people who are, uh, the number one professionals in that. I’ll let them—let that [voice trails off].

Reporter [#15]: How many boys and how many girls [were killed]?

Carver: [Slowly shaking his head] I don’t know.

More Unanswered Questions and Inconsistencies

In addition to Carver’s remarks several additional chronological and evidentiary contradictions in the official version of the Sandy Hook shooting are cause for serious consideration and leave doubt in terms of how the event transpired vis-à-vis the way authorities and major media outlets have presented it. It is now well known that early on journalists reported that Adam Lanza’s brother Ryan Lanza was reported to be the gunman, and that pistols were used in the shooting rather than a rifle. Yet these are merely the tip of the iceberg.

  • When Did the Gunman Arrive?

After Adam Lanza fatally shot and killed his mother at his residence, he drove himself to the elementary school campus, arriving one half hour after classes had commenced. Dressed in black, Lanza proceeds completely unnoticed through an oddly vacant parking lot with a military style rifle and shoots his way through double glass doors and a brand new yet apparently poorly engineered security system.

Further, initial press accounts suggest how no school personnel or students heard gunshots and no 911 calls are made until after Lanza begins firing inside the facility. “It was a lovely day,” Sandy Hook fourth grade teacher Theodore Varga said. And then, suddenly and unfathomably, gunshots rang out. “I can’t even remember how many,” Varga said.[5]

The recollection contrasts sharply with an updated version of Lanza’s arrival where at 9:30AM he

walked up to the front entrance and fired at least a half dozen rounds into the glass doors. The thunderous sound of Lanza blowing an opening big enough to walk through the locked school door caused Principal Dawn Hochsprung and school psychologist Mary Scherlach to bolt from a nearby meeting room to investigate. He shot and killed them both as they ran toward him.

Breaching the school’s security system in such a way would have likely triggered some automatic alert of school personnel. Further, why would the school’s administrators run toward an armed man who has just noisily blasted his way into the building?

Two other staff members attending the meeting with Hocksprung and Scherlach sustained injuries “in the hail of bullets” but returned to the aforementioned meeting room and managed a call to 911.[6] This contrasted with earlier reports where the first 911 call claimed students “were trapped in a classroom with the adult shooter who had two guns.”[7] Recordings of the first police dispatch following the 911 call at 9:35:50 indicate that someone “thinks there’s someone shooting in the building.”[8] There is a clear distinction between potentially hearing shots somewhere in the building and being almost mortally caught in a “hail of bullets.”

  • How did the gunman fire so many shots in such little time?

According to Dr. Carver and State Police, Lanza shot each victim between 3 and 11 times during a 5 to 7 minute span. If one is to average this out to 7 bullets per individual—excluding misses—Lanza shot 182 times, or once every two seconds. Yet according to the official story Lanza was the sole assassin and armed with only one weapon. Thus if misses and changing the gun’s 30-shot magazine at least 6 times are added to the equation Lanza must have been averaging about one shot per second—extremely skilled use of a single firearm for a young man with absolutely no military training and who was on the verge of being institutionalized. Still, an accurate rendering of the event is even more difficult to arrive at because the chief medical examiner admittedly has no idea exactly how the children were shot or whether a struggle ensued.

  • Where is the Photo and Video Evidence?

Photographic and video evidence is at once profuse yet lacking in terms of its capacity to demonstrate that a mass shooting took place on the scale described by authorities. For example, in an era of ubiquitous video surveillance of public buildings especially no visual evidence of Lanza’s violent entry has emerged. And while studio snapshots of the Sandy Hook victims abound there is little if any eyewitness testimony of anyone who’s observed the corpses except for Carver and his staff, and they appear almost as confused about the conditions of the deceased as any layperson watching televised coverage of the event. Nor are there any routine eyewitness, photo or video evidence of the crime scene’s aftermath—broken glass, blasted security locks and doors, bullet casings and holes, bloodied walls and floors—all of which are common in such investigations and reportage.

  • Why Were Medical Personnel Turned Away From the Crime Scene?

Oddly enough medical personnel are forced to set up their operation not at the school where the dead and injured lay, but rather at the fire station several hundred feet away. This flies in the face of standard medical operating procedure where personnel are situated as close to the scene as possible. There is no doubt that the school had ample room to accommodate such personnel. Yet medical responders who rushed to Sandy Hook Elementary upon receiving word of the tragedy were denied entry to the school and forced to set up primary and secondary triages off school grounds and wait for the injured to be brought to them.

Shortly after the shooting “as other ambulances from neighboring communities rolled up, sirens blaring, the first responders slowly realized that their training would be tragically underutilized on this horrible day. ‘You may not be able to save everybody, but you damn well try,’” 44 year old emergency medical technician James Wolff told NBC News. “’And when (we) didn’t have the opportunity to put our skills into action, it’s difficult.’”[9]

In light of this, who were the qualified medical practitioners pronounced the 20 children and 7 adults dead? Who decided that none could be revived? Carver and his staff are apparently the only medical personnel to have attended to the victims—yet this was in the postmortem conducted several hours later. Such slipshod handling of the crime scene leaves the State of Connecticut open to a potential array of hefty civil claims by families of the slain.

  • Did a mass evacuation of the school take place?

Sandy Hook Elementary is attended by 600 students. Yet there is no photographic or video evidence of an evacuation on this scale. Instead, limited video and photographic imagery suggest that a limited evacuation of perhaps at most several dozen students occurred.

A highly circulated photo depicts students walking in a single file formation with their hands on each others’ shoulders and eyes shut. Yet this was the image of a drill that took place prior to the event itself.[10] Most other photos are portraits of individual children. Despite aerial video footage of the event documenting law enforcement scouring the scene and apprehending one or more suspects in the wooded area nearby the school,[11] there is no such evidence that a mass exodus of children from the school transpired once law enforcement pronounced Sandy Hook secure. Nor are there videos or photos of several hundred students and their parents at the oft-referenced fire station nearby where students were routed for parent pick up.

Sound Bite Prism and the Will to Believe

Outside of a handful of citizen journalists and alternative media commentators Sandy Hook’s  dramatically shifting factual and circumstantial terrain has escaped serious critique because it is presented through major media’s carefully constructed prism of select sound bites alongside a widespread and longstanding cultural impulse to accept the pronouncements of experts, be they bemused physicians, high ranking law enforcement officers, or political leaders demonstrating emotionally-grounded concern.

Political scientist W. Lance Bennett calls this the news media’s “authority-disorder bias.” “Whether the world is returned to a safe, normal place,” Bennett writes, “or whether the very idea of a normal world is called into question, the news is preoccupied with order, along with related questions of whether authorities are capable of establishing or restoring it.”[12]

Despite Carver’s bizarre performance and law enforcement authorities’ inability to settle on and relay simple facts, media management’s impulse to assure audiences and readerships of the Newtown community’s inevitable adjustment to its trauma and loss with the aid of the government’s protective oversight—however incompetent that may be—far surpasses a willingness to undermine this now almost universal news media narrative with messy questions and suggestions of intrigue. This well-worn script is one the public has been conditioned to accept. If few people relied on such media to develop their world view this would hardly be a concern. Yet this is regrettably not the case.

The Sandy Hook tragedy was on a far larger scale than the past year’s numerous slaughters, including the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting and the Batman theater shooting in Colorado. It also included glaringly illogical exercises and pronouncements by authorities alongside remarkably unusual evidentiary fissures indistinguishable by an American political imagination cultivated to believe that the corporate, government and military’s sophisticated system of organized crime is largely confined to Hollywood-style storylines while really existing malfeasance and crises are without exception returned to normalcy.

If recent history is a prelude the likelihood of citizens collectively assessing and questioning Sandy Hook is limited even given the event’s overtly superficial trappings. While the incident is ostensibly being handled by Connecticut law enforcement, early reports indicate how federal authorities were on the scene as the 911 call was received. Regardless of where one stands on the Second Amendment and gun control, it is not unreasonable to suggest the Obama administration complicity or direct oversight of an incident that has in very short order sparked a national debate on the very topic—and not coincidentally remains a key piece of Obama’s political platform.

The move to railroad this program through with the aid of major media and an irrefutable barrage of children’s portraits, “heartfelt” platitudes and ostensible tears neutralizes a quest for genuine evidence, reasoned observation and in the case of Newtown honest and responsible law enforcement. Moreover, to suggest that Obama is not capable of deploying such techniques to achieve political ends is to similarly place ones faith in image and interpretation above substance and established fact, the exact inclination that in sum has brought America to such an impasse.

Notes


[1] State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, ”State Police Investigate Newtown School Shooting” [Press Release] December 15, 2012.

[2] State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, “Update: Newtown School Shooting” [Press Release], December 19, 2012.

[3] CNN, “Family of 6 Year Old Victim,” December 14, 2012, “Sandy Hook School Shooting Hoax Fraud,” Youtube, December 17, 2012.

[4] Hartford Courant, “Finally ‘Enough’ For Chief Medical Examiner” [Editorial], January 30, 2012.

[5] John Christofferson and Jocelyn Noveck, “Sandy Hook School Shooting: Adam Lanza Kills 26 and Himself at Connecticut School,” Huffington Post, December 15, 2012.

[6] Edmund H. Mahoney, Dave Altmari, and Jon Lender, “Sandy Hook Shooter’s Pause May Have Aided Escape,” Hartford Courant, December 23, 2012.

[8] RadioMan911TV, “Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting Newtown Police / Fire and CT State Police,” Youtube, December 14, 2012. At several points in this recording audio is scrambled, particularly following apprehension of a second shooting suspect outside the school, suggesting a purposeful attempt to withhold vital information.

[9] Miranda Leitsinger, “You Feel Helpless: First Responders Rushed to School After Shooting, Only to Wait,” US News on NBC, December 20.

[10] http://thenetng.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Sandy-Hook-Elementary-School-600×400.jpg. 12/25/12
Update/Correction
: Note that this photo of approximately fifteen children allegedly being evacuated from Sandy Hook Elementary
was reportedly produced on December 14. See Connor Simpson, Alexander Abad-Santos et al, “Newtown School Shooting: Live Updates,” The Atlantic Wire, December 19, 2012. Still, the paltry number of children confirms the claim that little photographic evidence exists of Sandy Hook’s 600 students being moved from the facility on December 14. This photo was purportedly from a Tweet of a Sandy Hook drill published by the school’s slain principal Dawn Hochsprung titled, “Safety First.” Re: Source of  photo, see  Julia La Rouche, “Principal Killed in Sandy Hook Tweeted Picture of Students Practicing an Evacuation Drill,” Business Insider, December 16, 2012.

[11] Rob Dew, “Evidence of 2nd and 3rd Shooter at Sandy Hook,” Infowars Nightly News, December 18, 2012,  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nCFHImNeRw. A more detailed yet less polished analysis was developed by citizen journalist Idahopicker, “Sandy Hook Elem: 3 Shooters,” December 16, 2012. See also James F. Tracy, “Analyzing the Newtown Narrative: Sandy Hook’s Disappearing Shooter Suspects,” Memoryholeblog.com, December 20, 2012.

[12] W. Lance Bennett, News: The Politics of Illusion 9th Edition, Boston: Longman, 2012, 47.

Andrew Whooley provided suggestions and research for this article.

Report: Israeli held in Egypt photographed security sites

Average’s comment:

I repeat what Mark Glenn asks, HOW MANY MORE JEWISH “PEACE” ACTIVISTS ARE ACTUALLY PSYOPS AND SPIES FOR ISRAEL? I WOULD GO EVEN FURTHER, HOW MANY _REAL_ PEACE ACTIVISTS HAVE THESE PERPS KILLED?

Src: http://theuglytruth.wordpress.com/2013/01/01/report-israeli-held-in-egypt-photographed-security-sites/

Egyptian security officials says 24-year-old Andre Pshenichnikov, who was detained in Sinai over the weekend, tried to gather information from drives; ‘interrogations will reveal motive,’ one of them says

 

ed note–the original story on this guy was that he wanted to move to the West Bank and help Palestinian freedom fighters. Now he has been arrested after acting as a spy for Israel. How many other ‘peace’ activists fit the same mold?

ynet

Egyptian security sources said Monday night that 24-year-old Israeli national Andre Pshenichnikov, who has been held in the country since Friday, took photographs of security property in the Sinai Peninsula and tried to gather information from drivers in the area near the Taba border crossing between Egypt and Israel.

Egyptian security sources said the Israeli national was taken to the Nuweiba area in Sinai, where he was being questioned.

“The Israeli officer was arrested by national security forces on December 29. State security is now interrogating him,” a national state security officer told Reuters.

Another security official told the Al-Ahram newspaper entered Egypt without proper documentation and was therefore considered an infiltrator. “The interrogations will reveal the motive behind his infiltration,” the official said.

Earlier Monday, an Egyptian security official told Reuters that Pshenichnikov, a Bat Yam resident, was trying to reach the Gaza Strip through Sinai to fight alongside Palestinians.

Egypt is trying to reassert control over the Sinai which has suffered from lax security since the uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak in February 2011.

The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that an Israeli citizen was being held in Egypt and said it was looking into the matter.

Pshenichnikov’s mother, Svetlana, told Ynet: “He was planning to meet up with some friends of his in Cairo after coming back from France about a month ago. He eventually got his visa from Egypt and a week ago went to Eilat and tried to cross the border to Egypt legally.

“The police there arrested him, claiming that he was trying to cross the border illegally. He was tried in Eilat and was told he could be released if he signed a document by which he vowed not to go to Egypt. He refused, so they took both his Russian and his Israeli passports and let him go.

According to Pshenichnikov’s mother, he was then planning to stay in Eilat, but the next day called her and told her that he was detained in Taba. “They wouldn’t let me talk to him that much; his voice was fine, and he said that the conditions were fine, but I’m afraid that he’s lying to keep me from worrying too much.”

The mother told Ynet that her son, a computer technician, was living with her and her husband in Bat Yam. She claimed he was an “activist for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, which is very dangerous. He’s been arrested before, so I took all my money and bought him a ticket to Paris. He just came back recently.”