Trump withholds JFK files says “has no choice” cites “irreversible harm to national security” if released 

If Trump "has no choice," that means they made him an offer he couldn't refuse.


By Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor

In a stunning development, President Donald Trump has refused to release many JFK assassination documents.

What could Trump have possibly meant when he said that releasing all of the secret JFK assassination files — as he is mandated to do by federal law — would cause “irreversible harm to national security” ?!

How could anything from 54 years ago possibly compromise national security now? The usual excuse, “sources and methods,” won’t wash. All sources and methods are utterly different today. Everyone who was an adult then is either dead or way past retirement age.

And what did Trump mean when he whimpered “I have no choice.” Isn’t the President supposed to be the Decider? If Trump isn’t making the choice, who is? Is somebody holding a Mannlicher-Carcano, or maybe a more effective firearm, to his head?

Anyone who can put two and two together can see that this whole situation stinks to high heaven. The only way JFK documents could harm national security would be by exposing the fact that JFK was murdered in a coup d’état. This would destroy confidence in our system of government, which would (in the view of the criminal scumbags who run our country) cause “irreversible harm to national security.”

And if Trump “has no choice,” that can mean only one thing: They made him an offer he couldn’t refuse.

Bill Hicks explains it best.

Dr. Kevin Barrett, a Ph.D. Arabist-Islamologist, is one of America’s best-known critics of the War on Terror.

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  1. Has a president since John F. Kennedy, Sr. attempted to violate the “national security” of the elite?
    “The October Surprise of 1980” revealed the administrators of the “U.S.A.”.

  2. All I can say is that there are other theories that have been floated besides the most prevalent “coup d’etat” that could possibly explain Trump’s reluctance regarding certain information. Of course there is the factor most delicately explained by our comedian friend. But the question then becomes: Exactly who has the power to hold that sort of coercive power over the Commander-In-Chief? One idea I am familiar with is that the Secret Space Program killed him because he was going to dismantle their funding in the process of crippling the CIA. The SSP supposedly deals with a “national security” threat that goes beyond any geopolitical skirmish we are familiar with on this planet. If Trump were convinced that a threat of that type were real, that could stop him.

    I don’t know who was really depending on this last cache of documents to prove anything. We already have most of the story about how the assassination happened. Where it’s still weak is the exact and most basic motive. Every President has political enemies. They usually don’t resort to murder, though. This hit went above and beyond almost any other I am aware of. And we still don’t know for sure exactly why it was done.

  3. All the MSM was chanting the supposition that if these withheld documents were declassified, they would fuel endless conspiracy theories. But I beg the question, what do they honestly believe the “conspiracy theorists” are going to say when they learn that hundreds of documents are not to be declassified, due to the threat of causing “irreversible harm to national security”? Especially after Trump initially said they would ALL be released, and now he’s saying “I have no choice.”

    Is it not logical to view this as suspicious, to say the least? Give me a f’n break. The only thing that could be in those documents, is damning evidence that proves the “conspiracy theorists” were right all along, that at least proves the government was lying through their teeth for 54 years, and that the media subserviently towed the government line, libelling anyone who challenged the official narrative. Ya, I can see how that could be viewed as a threat to the continuance of the rogue DC regime, AKA-a threat to “National Security”.

  4. “irreversible harm to national security”
    Really? To whom? Not us; not “We, the People . . .” it won’t. Perhaps they are speaking about protecting themselves from us if we were to find out the real truth and what we might do to them. Most of us have already guessed what happened, this would only confirm it. We want no more threats of assassinations anymore or else if presidents do not remain silent. This has to stop somewhere. When is someone going to stand up to these unelected people who think they are above the law?

  5. His first day in office, The Donald was shown The Official video record of the shooting in Dealy Plaza, reminded that they know where he lives, and asked if he had any questions.

  6. The crime is “solved” the one lone gunman has been identified. The crime occurred 50 years ago so what National Security Secrets are still of concern?? Something does not compute??

  7. Filthy ((compromised)) does TRUTH effect nation security?? Cause our govt did it …our CIA/Mossad? What kind of world do we live in that people in “law enforcement” are allowed to withhold information of MURDERERS for 75 years waiting for the guilty to die of natural causes?? That alone is counterproductive to law and order and a decent society! What wrong Trump you afraid of Nazi JU Daddy Bush? AKA illegitimate President since NO Bush could ever run for public office cause Prescott thru his Harmon bank funded the Nazis!

  8. Trump is now and has been all his life nothing but a bald faced liar as documented by top investigative journalist the late Wayne Barrett in New York for decades. He refused to rent to blacks in rental housing but lied about it in federal court; he promised to save priceless artifacts from the former building replaced by his tower but lied about that and even refused to sell them to the head of the NY Historical Museum and on and on and on. Read TrumpTower in Wikipedia. He opens his mouth and lies come out. Americans love a liar because he is following in the footsteps of all earlier lying Presidents. Trump has never been punished for lying. Bush was a liar too. So were Obama and Clinton and nearly all the rest. Thus has nothing to do with national security but covering up government lies about the event. Did anyone really believe he would release all the papers? How would you know anyway since everything is secret? We might as well be a dictatorship and are a defacto dictatorship.

    • ALL liars… I never believed the truth would come out I expected pages filled with black marker. (((JWO)))

  9. The intrigue and fascination was on a schedule. Three things (at least) that are happening as all this ‘distraction” occurs. Unabated gold and uranium permits in the Black Hills, spewing garbage and including no ability to clean up outside the mine area, where of course the harm actually is. Privatization of Utilities and regulations being overridden ensure ecological soundness of methods. The Zinke Link. And the catastrophic “tax reform” which is actually a further tightening of the noose. What a curious thing, that during all these things so long drawn out, they happen simultaneously. All the while, conspiracy theorists true value to society as those who flush out hidden truths are baited by the Kennedy assassination papers release ? Don’t bite.

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