Skip to comments.The assassination of Ron Brown: Jack Cashill on Clintons' role in death of Commerce secretary
Posted on 09/29/2004 1:58:05 AM PDT by JohnHuang2
On April 4, 1996, the subject of my radio show in Kansas City was Commerce Secretary, Ron Brown. He and 34 others had died the day before when their Air Force plane crashed into a Croatian mountainside.
Not one to shy from exploitation of a tragedy, President Clinton was busily profaning the memory of Martin Luther King who had been killed on April 4, 1968 by comparing King's mission to Brown's.
What Clinton did not say was that Brown had gone to Croatia to broker a sweetheart deal between the neo-fascist strongman who ran Croatia, Franjo Tudjman, and Enron Corporation. This was all part of the Clintons' desperate drive to raise money for their 1996 re-election campaign.
More than a few callers argued that the Clintons had the plane destroyed. I dismissed these arguments out of hand. I believed then, and believe now, that an American president would never do such a thing.
When I began my investigation for my book, "Ron Brown's Body," I thought, however, that I might very well find another link in the Mega Fix chain that is, the cover-up of a terrorist incident for the sake of political advantage.
Brown's flight did leave Bosnia, a Muslim country swarming with mujahideen. This flight came just six months after the Dayton accords and the insertion of American troops an unpopular move. I figured that if a terrorist missile shot Brown's plane out of the sky, or a hijacker flew it into the mountain, the Clinton White House would have good cause to conceal this fact.
But I was wrong. The evidence does not support a terrorist scenario. Here is what we know for sure about Ron Brown's last days.
The evidence strongly suggests that Ron Brown was, in fact, assassinated. In the most likely scenario, Croatian intelligence agents coerce the navigation chief into sabotaging the airport's non-directional radio beacon. After the plane crashes, they divert the rescue efforts, go to the crash site and administer a coup de grace to Brown, who may already be dead. Three days later, they murder the airport's navigation chief lest the Air Force investigators persuade him to talk.
Who commissioned the Croatians is not known, although the list of suspects is small. If the commission came from Washington, it likely did not include the destruction of the aircraft.
Although not technically "terrorism," the Mega Fix paradigm works here just the same: The White Hose undermines the investigation and exploits the political advantage. The Clintons do not want to know the truth about Ron Brown's death, and they certainly do not want to share it. In this case, it is impossible to lay the blame on the FBI. That much-maligned agency is not involved.
This time, the Clintons use a reluctant Air Force and a nearly mutinous Armed Forces Institute of Pathology to bury Ron Brown as quickly as possible, literally and figuratively. They exploit Brown's death for political advantage and leave the truth buried with him. Without an autopsy or a serious investigation, that is where it remains to this day.
On April 14 four days after Brown's funeral Clinton watches in shock as his buddy Greg Norman blows a six-stroke lead in the final round of the Masters, the greatest choke in the tournament's history.
"Yes," Clinton tells press aide, Mike McCurry, "that's going to be the new theme for the campaign, that we're not going to allow ourselves to be Greg Normanized."
Clinton is horrified in a way few around him can understand. "We could have a major crisis go bad on us," he frets constantly. Clinton knows something his staff does not: Ron Brown's death has spared him just such a crisis. "Greg Norman," he repeats to his staff. "Greg Norman."
Howdy, my friend. Thanks for posting the link.
What ever happened to the flight attendent that was roaming around in a daze for a while, was found by MIB's(?) and, though not seemingly hurt, suddenly came up dead ... broken neck or slit throat or something?
I remember completely believing the accident story the day it happened.
I also remember the Saturday a few days later, driving in my car, when I heard on the news that the navigation chief had "committed suicide."
then there was the "no investigation" thing I read in the USA today, then later the x-rays with the apparent hole in the head.
The flight attendant had a surgical incision in her femoral artery. Something that doesn't just happen in a plane crash. Sorry for the spelling.
It was at Ron Brown's funeral where Clinton was caught laughing and then pretended he was wiping a tear from his eye.
IIRC, she was pretty much OK when she got on the rescue helicopter and somehow on the way to wherever they were taking her, her femoral artery ended up slashed and she bled to death.
Just another one of Clinton's associates who ended up pushing up daisies.
I remember reading that the 737 type aircraft had been used on at least one of Hillary's excursions.
That's right ... now I remember ... natural causes.
A lame-duck President Bush could sure do this country an historical favor ....
Yes. After 8 yrs. of what seemed like an endless parade of suddenly dead Clinton associates, has anyone ever stopped to think how it feels to have absolutely no such garbage happening the past 4 yrs. of the Bush presidency? It seems that the Clinton defenders were able to accept an amazing amount of coincidences of all kinds and all sorts of "lost" files, records and dismissals of investigations with these people.
The only other group of people I'm acquainted with who have so many "associates dead under questionable circumstances" are the members of organized crime. Louis Freeh mentioned this in testimony before the Congress or Senate- and it went unnoticed and uncommented on by the MSM.
Cut femoral artery I believe.
Hillary Clinton body count list ping!
It would be almost too much to hope for, that Clinton and his crimes would all be exposed, with such certainty that there would be no room for discussion.
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