Sex Ed Indoctrination Must Go On Amid COVID, California Says |The New American Mobile

https://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/education/item/36131-sex-ed-indoctrination-must-go-on-amid-covid-california-says

Perhaps the most alarming element of the communication is its
recommendation of the “Rights, Respect, Responsibility” (3Rs)
curriculum. Created by Advocates for Youth, a partner of tax-funded
abortion behemoth Planned Parenthood, the program received the most
harmful ranking possible from Family Watch International.

The content would be appalling even to the most “progressive”
parents. For instance, a 7th grade worksheet on the relative risks of
various behaviors informs students that “anal sex using a condom
correctly” is a “low risk” sexual activity, even claiming condoms offer
“very good protection” during sodomy.

Unfortunately for the child victims sodomized as a result of this
false propaganda, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned that
even perfect and consistent condom use is only between 60 and 70
percent effective in preventing venereal diseases such as HIV/AIDS
during anal intercourse. In short, these lies will literally cause
children subjected to this program to die prematurely.

Also under 3Rs, children are exposed to gender confusion and
homosexuality starting in kindergarten, learning that girls can
supposedly have male genitalia and vice-versa. By first grade or before,
indoctrination into gender theory and efforts to undermine traditional
“gender roles” are unleashed. Abortion is also heavily promoted as
children are groomed to be activists and sexual hedonists.

Throughout elementary school, the children will be exposed to images
that have been widely condemned as pornographic, including cartoons in
books such as It’s Perfectly Normal. By the time the children
are 11 years old, in sixth grade, if not before, they will learn about
how to search the Internet for information on sex to become a “sex ed
sleuth.”

Bayer Pays $10BN To Settle Thousands Of Monsanto Glyphosate Lawsuits

https://nationandstate.com/2020/06/23/bayer-pays-10bn-to-settle-thousands-of-monsanto-glyphosate-lawsuits/

Citing people familiar with the matter, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported that the company has agreed to settle tens of thousands of glyphosate-related lawsuits in the US for between $8 billion to $10 billion.

Of that number, $2 billion is considered a “reserve” which can be used to settle future claims.

The rest will be used to settle all of the lawsuits pending in the United States from users of the controversial weed killer, the number of active lawsuits against the Roundup purveyor recently numbered more than 50k.

Talks for an out of court settlement have been ongoing since last summer.

Last year, scientists evaluated a batch of existing studies and determined that Monsanto’s ubiquitous weed-killer Roundup and its active ingredient glyphosate increased cancer risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) by 41%, according to a research published in February 2019. Back in 2018, a San Francisco Jury awarded $289 million in damages to a former school groundskeeper, Dewayne Johnson, who said Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller gave him terminal cancer. That award consisted of $40 million in compensatory damages and $250 million in punitive damages.

Riots, BLM: American Exceptionalism coming home

Riots, BLM: American Exceptionalism coming home

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Riots, BLM: American Exceptionalism coming home.

American people proud themselves on their successful independence war from British Empire. There is nothing exceptional about that. Most countries achieved their statehood from uprisals against their former colonnial overlords and they have done that thousand of years ago.

Americans proud themselves on their recent scientific achievements. However actual knowledge is cummulative, has very ancient roots and came from a variety of sources: The New World America has been known at least since the time of Leif Ericson. Astronomy originates from Middle East, mathematics, physics, chemistry, pharmacology, medicine from many sources of the Old World. USA has only a better publicity machinery and a determination to wipe out literatures and archaeological proving otherwise. This is called Cultural Appropriation.

USA joined the two World Wars near to their peaks and avoided heavy attritions by those wars. Late joining to the wars gave USA a chance to appear strong relative to other war-worn combatants. However this gave Americans their false sense of superiority over other races and nations.

This false sense of superiority created the idea of American Exceptionalism: USA has created her own veto power in the United Nation, refused to be under the jurisdiction of the International Courts of the UN. In other words USA thinks that only other nations and nationals should be subjected to its “justice”.

1/- This Exceptionalism has led USA to join England and her allies to create many disputable treaties and laws after the two World Wars. Disputable treaties caused at least the Second World War. Never expiring Copyrights for American Corporations are currently the root of much inequality in the World.

2/- USA stood on World stage of United Nation to call for human rights but USA has not rectified her own injustice against her own indigenous American Indians and her own black people. USA also supports the use of military weapons against civilians in the immoral Population Replacement of Palestine .

3/- USA used false flag operations to forment Revolutions in many weaker countries (Egypt, Iraq, Lybia,…) to install her own American friendly governments.

Now all three above types of actions are coming home to USA and manifested themselves in riots led by Black Lives Matter movement. Haven’t Americans learnt the quote “Don’t do to others what you don’t want to be done upon yourself” (Kỷ sở bất dục dật thi ư nhân-in Vietnamese)?

In Oriental teaching this is just another case of Karma in action.

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THE SILENT WAR EXPOSED! – THE MARSHALL REPORT

https://themarshallreport.wordpress.com/2020/06/12/the-silent-war-exposed/


Written by Brent Cates, reprinted from his Soul War Twitter Thread

On Wednesday, June 3rd AG Barr revealed to the VILE Press & the despotic DC Denizens what He & President Trump had done to FOIL THEIR INSURRECTION & hopes for a KENT STATE 2.0 where Protesters would die at the hands of the US Military in a severe CRACKDOWN…

The Democrat Governors & Mayors were not
activating their National Guard to restore order & in many Cities the Mayors were having the Police STAND DOWN & giving the Mob “space to destroy.” This was all done trying to get Trump to send in Regular Military WITHOUT THEIR PERMISSION.

When that happened their Democrat Operatives would ensure a bloodbath. There
are 1,001 DIRTY TRICKS to “push” Soldiers & Protesters into attacking. Operatives dressed as Soldiers shooting Protesters. Operatives dressed as Protesters shooting Soldiers. ALL blamed on Trump.
This was beyond depraved.
IT WAS DEMONIC. A long planned insurrection used the death of George Floyd to launch a Nationwide Terror Attack to bring down Trump & possibly collapse the Nation. Trump was supposed to blindly stumble into
this quagmire & start a Civil

By Monday the vast Mobs were just milling about.

Wednesday Barr spilled the Beans = He & Trump activated 100’s of Federal SWAT Teams from all the various Branches of the Federal Government. EPA has SWAT Teams. The Dept. of AGRICULTURE has SWAT Teams. 1,000’s of Agents. US Marshalls, ATF, Federal Prison’s SORT Teams.
So as Esper TRICKED these degenerate Sh**weasels who had set the Stage for their longed for bloodbath (BYE BYE, TRUMP!) These Teams were quietly deployed to all major Hot Spots & restored order as Federal Agents can be deployed without Democrat’s permission! NO KENT STATE 2.0!
The MSM threw a FIT when Barr explained what he & Trump had done. MSM=BY WHAT AUTHORITY CAN YOU DEPLOY THEM? Barr=They’re Federal Agents, not Military, **WE DO NOT NEED PERMISSION.** What happened within minutes of that Presser ending? #DefundThePolice!!
They hoped the PANDEMIC would collapse the Nation. Nope. They tried to collapse the Nation with LOCKDOWNS. Nope. Now comes their loooong planned INSURRECTION! FAILED. You just witnessed a FOREIGN INFLUENCE’S (Communism’s) LAST DESPERATE GASP!

Grenell on Point – The DC Structure Will Never ‘Willingly’ Accept a People’s President… — The Last Refuge | Truth2Freedom’s Blog

https://truth4freedom.wordpress.com/2020/06/10/grenell-on-point-the-dc-structure-will-never-willingly-accept-a-peoples-president-the-last-refuge/

Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany and former Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard “Ric” Grenell appears for a discussion with Lou Dobbs about the echo-chamber within Washington DC and the internecine relationship to the intelligence apparatus.

Ric Grenell makes a really good point when he connects how the DC political resistance would not attend the Trump inauguration, and how that same attitude just continued throughout. President Trump’s outsider status made him a risk to the interests of the administrative state. The DC system will not accept a ‘people’s president’, they demand approval authority permitting only one of their UniParty tribe.

  • When Democrats won the White House in ’92 Republicans helped the transition.
  • When Democrats lost the White House in ’00 they created chaos. They destroyed the telephones and computers, punched holes in the walls, spray painted and cut the furniture, and the Clinton’s even stole the furnishings down to the dishes.
  • When Democrats won the White House in ’08 Republicans helped the transition.
  • When Democrats lost the White House in ’16 they weaponized the intelligence apparatus to destroy the incoming administration. Leaked intelligence to the media; and unmasked incoming officials to create chaos and fabricate lies.

SouthFront Is Censored Under Cover of Pandemic, by Rick Sterling | STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

https://straightlinelogic.com/2020/06/09/southfront-is-censored-under-cover-of-pandemic-by-rick-sterling/

There is a coordinated effort to manipulate and restrict what the public sees and hears in both North America and Europe. Under the guise of “fact checking” and stopping “Russian propaganda”, the establishment has created private and government sponsored censors to distort and diminish questioning media. They label alternative media “Russian” or “pro Kremlin” even though many of the researchers and writers are from the West and have no connection or dependency on the Russian government.

SouthFront is an example of a media site doing important and original reporting and analysis. It is truly international with offices in several countries. The staff and volunteers include people from four continents. The censorship and vilification they are facing seems to be because they are providing information and analysis which contradicts the western mainstream narrative.

In recent developments, SouthFront is posting videos to a secondary YouTube channel called SouthFront TV. When that was also taken down on May 16, they challenged the ruling and won. The channel was restored with the acknowledgment “We have confirmed that your YouTube account is not in violation of our Terms of Service.”

SouthFront is still trying to have their main channel with 152K subscribers restored. Their Facebook account is still shut down and attempts to disparage their journalism continues. The censorship has escalated during the Covid-19 crisis.

Rick Sterling is an investigative journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He can be reached at rsterling1@protonmail.com.

U.S. may have photos of MH17 missile, court hears | Ukraine Today .org

https://ukrainetoday.org/2020/06/09/u-s-may-have-photos-of-mh17-missile-court-hears/

MH17 was shot down over an area where Ukrainian troops were fighting Russian-controlled forces.

The United States may have crucial satellite photos of the missile used to bring down MH17 six years ago but the images are classified, a court has heard. In the District Court of The Hague on Tuesday, prosecutor Thijs Berger discussed radar and satellite analysis of the July 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, CanberraTimes reported citing the Associated Press.

“Part of the underlying metadata and research data has not been made available for inspection,” Berger told the court. “The
U.S. authorities have indicated that they cannot provide more
information about the detection of the missile than stated in the
written statement and that the Dutch national prosecutor has given it
confidential.”

Planned Obsolescence Rockefeller Style – Kensho Homestead

https://kenshohomestead.org/2019/11/19/planned-obsolesce-rockefeller-style/

Not just doomed to fail, but designed, then built, expressly to fail.

SMART cities are Agenda 21/2030 cities, NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) buzzwords include: “sustainable,” “resilient,” “connected,” “hi-tech” — as cool and cosmopolitan as the marketers try to make them sound, the reality is the polar opposite. These cities are death traps and the Globalists want it that way.

Common sense question: If ‘resilience’ were really the goal, why continue to rebuild, incessantly, in places like Houston and New Orleans, and other fire-prone areas, or flood and hurricane prone areas?

The Four Horsemen of America’s Apocalypse

https://nationandstate.com/2020/06/09/the-four-horsemen-of-americas-apocalypse/

Commentary

It takes a lot to build a civilization, and though it is much easier to destroy a civilization, it takes a lot to do that, too.

But now we have four roots of evil that are guaranteed to do so.

No. 1: Victimhood.

The first is victimhood. The more people who regard themselves as victims—as individuals or as a group—the more likely they are to commit evil. People who think of themselves as victims feel that, having been victimized, they are no longer bound by normal moral conventions—especially the moral conventions of their alleged or real oppressors.

Everyone knows this is true. But few confront this truth. Every parent, for example, knows that the child who thinks of him or herself as a perpetual victim is the child most likely to cause and get into trouble. And criminologists report that nearly every murderer in prison thinks of himself as a victim….

No. 2: Demonization.

The second of the four ingredients of this civilization-destroying witches’ brew is demonization—demonizing a group as inherently evil…

No. 3: A Cause to Believe In.

Most Americans throughout American history found great meaning in being American and in being religious—usually Christian. Since World War II, we have lived in a post-Christian, post-nationalist age. Until very recently, Americans would have found the expression “for God and country” deeply meaningful; that term today, on the left, is risible and execrable.

But people need something to believe in. The need for meaning is the greatest human need after the need for food. Leftism, with all its offshoots—feminism, environmentalism, Black Lives Matter, antifa—has filled that vacuum. In Europe, communism, fascism and Nazism filled the hole left by the demise of nationalism and Christianity. Here it is leftism and its offshoots.

No. 4: Lies.

The fourth and most important ingredient necessary for evil is lies. Lies are the root of evil…

Lenin, the father of Soviet Communism, named the Soviet communist newspaper “Truth” (“Pravda”) because truth was what the Communist Party said it was.

The New York Times, CNN and the rest of the mainstream “news” media are becoming our version of Pravda.

Objective truth doesn’t exist on the left. The universities have already declared “objective truth” as essentially an expression of “white privilege.” See what happens to a student who says in class, for example, that “men cannot give birth.”…

That’s how bad it is in America today.

Dennis Prager is a nationally syndicated radio talk-show host and columnist.

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Remembering the Attack on USS LIBERTY – Station HYPO

Comment by tonytran2015: A valuable source of information.

Remembering the Attack on USS LIBERTY – Station HYPO https://stationhypo.com/2019/06/08/10689/

On June 8 1967, the USS LIBERTY (AGTR-5) was attacked in international water by Israeli forces killing 34 Americans and wounding another 171. Seven out of every 10 crew members was either killed or injured.

Timeline of Events:

June 8, 1967, Israeli forces attack the USS Liberty. They kill 34 American servicemen, wounding 171 others. It will be the highest casualty rate ever inflicted on a U.S. naval vessel, with 7 out of every 10 crew members killed or injured. It will also be the only peacetime attack on a U.S. naval vessel that, to this day, the Congress of the United States of America formally refuses to investigate. The facts, as known, are as follow:

24 May 1967. U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) orders USSLiberty, an intelligence-gathering vessel, to depart Abidjan for eastern Mediterranean, via Rota, Spain.

1 June 1967. Commanded by Capt. William McGonagle, Liberty arrives at Rota to load technical support material and supplies.

2 June 1967. Liberty departs Rota at top speed of 18 knots en route to a point 13 miles off the Gaza Strip, well within international waters.

5 June 1967, 7:45 (all times cited are local Liberty time). Israel attacks Egypt, simultaneously putting out false reports that Egypt had attacked first. Captain McGonagle asks Vice Admiral William Martin at Sixth Fleet headquarters to send a destroyer as an armed escort and auxiliary communication center, noting that Liberty’s “self-defense capability limited to four .50 caliber machine guns and small arms.”

6 June 1967. Admiral Martin replies “Liberty is clearly marked United States ship in international waters, not a participant in the conflict and not a reasonable subject for attack by any nation . . . Request for escort denied.”

7 June 1967, shortly before midnight. Office of the U.S. Defense Attaché in Tel Aviv sends coded message to U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) that Israel intends to attack theLiberty if her course is not changed.

8 June 1967:

0030: U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Reconnaissance Center (JRC) orders Liberty to go from 12½ to 20 nautical miles off coast. An error by the U.S. Army Communications Center at the Pentagon results in message never reaching the ship.

0130: JRC orders Liberty to approach no closer than 100 miles to the coasts of Egypt and Israel. Due to misrouting it will take 16½ hours for message to reach Liberty.

0600: Israeli Nord 2501 Noratlas (flying boxcar) reconnoiters Liberty.

0603: Reconnaissance aircraft reports to Israeli naval headquarters that “GTR-5” is written on the ship, identifying it as an NSA intelligence vessel.

0720: Fresh American flag is raised.

0900: Jet aircraft approaches Liberty, then veers off towards Gaza. Liberty crewmen unable to identify markings.

1000: Two unmarked, rocket-armed, delta-winged jets circle Liberty three times. Liberty officers can count rockets and see the pilots, but see no identifying marks on the plane. The jets radio Israeli headquarters that the ship is flying an American flag.

1030: Israeli “flying boxcar” with Israeli markings circles Liberty at about 200 feet. Crew member Larry Weaver says, “I was actually able to wave to the co-pilot, a fellow on the right-hand side of the plane. He waved back, and actually smiled at me.”

1055: Pinchas Pinchasy, naval liaison officer at Israeli air force headquarters, reports to Naval Headquarters that the ship cruising slowly off El Arish is “an electromagnetic audio-surveillance ship of the U.S. Navy, named Liberty, whose marking was GTR-5.”

1100 & 1130: Israeli reconnaissance aircraft again circle Liberty.

1205: Three Israeli motor torpedo boats leave Ashdod at high speed headed toward Liberty. They are followed by Israeli air force fighters, loaded with 30mm cannon ammunition, rockets, and napalm.

1215 & 1245: Israeli reconnaissance aircraft again circle Liberty.

1341: Israeli torpedo boats spot Liberty and call for an immediate air strike.

1358: Two unmarked delta-winged Mirage jets attack Liberty. After taking out gun mounts, they target ship’s antennae and bridge with heat-seeking missiles.

1405: Three unmarked Dassault Mystère IIIC jets attack with napalm and rockets. Ship tries to contact Sixth Fleet headquarters, but five of Liberty’s six shore circuits are jammed. Radio operator manages to send distress signal from Captain McGonagle: “Under attack by unidentified jet aircraft, require immediate assistance.” Attack lasts approximately 22 minutes, involving 30 to 35 sorties, killing nine men and wounding around 60. Israeli pilot reports to base: “Great, wonderful, she’s burning, she’s burning.”

1409: Captain Joe Tully of the USS Saratoga acknowledges call for help, dispatches four F-4 Phantom jets, and informs Liberty that help is on the way. Within minutes U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert MacNamara orders rescue jets to return: “Tell Sixth Fleet to get those aircraft back immediately.” Rear Admiral Geis relays message and tells them to re-launch jets in 90 minutes.

1424: Three French-built 62-ton Israeli motor torpedo boats approach Liberty in attack formation. Because the Israeli fighters had destroyed the American flag, Captain McGonagle orders the signalman to hoist the “holiday ensign,” the largest flag the ship has.

1435: Torpedo boats launch five German-made 19-inch torpedoes at Liberty. One torpedo strikes starboard directly into NSA area, accounting for 25 of the 34 men who would be killed. Torpedo boats then circle, machine-gunning the ship with armor-piercing projectiles for another 40 minutes.

1450: Commander of Sixth Fleet orders carriers USS America and USS Saratoga to send aircraft to defend Liberty.

1500: NSA Sigint Command Center receives first notice of the attack from either the America or Saratoga: “USS Liberty has been reportedly torpedoed by unknown source in Med near 32N 33E. Request examine all communications for possible reaction/reflections and report accordingly.”

1505: Message sent to Liberty from Sixth Fleet: “Sending aircraft to cover you. Surface units on the way.” Liberty is off the air and does not receive the message.

1511: First “official” notice that Liberty is under attack reaches National Military Command Center in Washington.

1515: After the order to “prepare to abandon ship” comes over the loudspeaker system, the lifeboats are lowered into the water. Israeli torpedo boats move in closer and fire on them, as well as those still on deck, making them all unusable. “I watched with horror as the floating life rafts were riddled with holes,” recalled Lieutenant Lloyd Painter, in charge of the evacuation. Said Petty Officer Rowley, who also witnessed the event: “They didn’t want anyone to live.” After destroying the life rafts, the Israeli boats departed. Next, two Israeli SA-321 Super Frelon Hornet assault helicopters carrying soldiers in battle dress circle ship several times, then depart.

1520: Commander of Sixth Fleet announces that 12 aircraft will be launched at 1545 to arrive nearLiberty at 1715.

1532: Walt Rostow, President Johnson’s Special Assistant for National Security Affairs, notifies the president of the attack.

1536: Israeli torpedo boats return, then leave.

1545: USS Saragota and America launch second rescue flights.

1555: Liberty regains its transmitter; still has no receiver.

1600: Liberty transmits: “Flash, flash, flash. I pass in the blind. We are under attack by aircraft and high-speed surface craft.” Deputy Director Louis Tordella is informed by Deputy Director of Joint Reconnaissance Center, Captain Vineyard, that “consideration was then being given by some unnamed Washington authorities to sink theLiberty in order that newspaper men would be unable to photograph her and thus inflame public opinion against the Israelis.” Tordella makes an “impolite” comment about the idea, writes a memo of the conversation for the record, and stores it away.

1605: Liberty transmits: “Request immediate assistance. Torpedo hit starboard side.”

1614: American embassy relays Israeli apology to White House, Department of State, and Sixth Fleet that an unidentified “maybe Navy” ship has been erroneously attacked.

1615: Two unidentified jets approach Liberty, then veer off.

1630: Israeli jets and three torpedo boats return, offer assistance. Captain McGonagle refuses their help. Boats leave after 12 minutes.

1639: Secretary of Defense McNamara again orders rescue planes recalled; order is confirmed by President Johnson because “we are not going to embarrass an ally.” Naval Air Attaché at U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv, Commander Ernest Castle, is summoned to Israeli Defense Forces headquarters.

1717: Deputy Secretary of Defense orders that all news releases on attack are to be made in Washington. Soon after, Israeli helicopter approaches Liberty and requests permission to land. McGonagle refuses. Helicopter departs.

1729: Rear Admiral Lawrence Geis, commander of the Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean, protests decision to recall rescue planes to Secretary of Defense McNamara. At that point President Johnson comes on the phone and says he didn’t care if the ship sunk, he would not embarrass his allies. Admiral Geis tells Lt. Commander David Lewis, head of the Liberty’s NSA group, of the remark, but asks him not to repeat it until after he dies. It is a promise Lewis will honor.

1915: Captain McGonagle, wounded and exhausted, dictates first report on estimated casualties: 10 dead; 15 severely wounded; 75 total wounded; undetermined missing. His estimates would prove low.

9 June 1967:

After midnight: Soviet guided missile destroyer sends flashing-light message in English: “Do you need help?” Liberty responds: “No thank you.” Soviets answer: “I will stand by in case you need me.”

0600: USS Navy destroyers Davis and Massey arrive.

Mid-morning: Dead and wounded are evacuated by helicopter.

1450: Israeli Lt. Col. Michael Bloch telephones Commander Castle that Liberty, because it was not flying a flag, had been mistaken for the Egyptian supply ship El Queseir. State Department assures Congress that attack was accidental.

10 June 1967: Vice Admiral McCain orders Rear Admiral Isaac Kidd to convene Navy Court of Inquiry.

11 June 1967: Admiral Kidd boards Liberty with small staff to head Navy Court of Inquiry.

14 June 1967: Liberty arrives in Malta. Total news blackout imposed. Rear Admiral Kidd warns crew: “You are never, repeat never, to discuss this with anyone, not even your wives. If you do, you will be court-martialed and will end your lives in prison or worse.” Secretary of Defense McNamara informs media that, “Department of Defense will have no further comment.”

15 June 1967: Secretary of State Dean Rusk tells NATO ambassadors in Luxembourg that Israel’s attack was deliberate. His remark is reported in European, but not U.S. papers.

18 June 1967: Israeli Court of Inquiry exonerates Israeli government and all those involved, saying that its torpedo boats erroneously reported the Liberty’s speed at 30 knots instead of 5, and that the Liberty flew no flag and had no identifying markings. Later, Israel will honor Motor Torpedo Boat 203, the one that fired the deadly torpedo at the Liberty, by putting its wheel and bell on display in its naval museum, among those maritime items of which it is most proud.

July 1967: Shortly after the burial of six Liberty crewmen in Arlington National Cemetery, a monument is erected describing the six as having “Died in the Eastern Mediterranean.” Libertysurvivors complain that the marking is evasive and improper.

September 1967: State Department legal adviser Carl Salans finds many discrepancies with the Israeli report. His report is classified Top Secret.

11 June 1968: Captain McGonagle is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. The Medal, usually presented by the President of the United States at the White House, is presented by the Secretary of the Navy during a hastily arranged ceremony at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard. Admiral Thomas H. Moorer, the Chief of Naval Operations, calls the way the Medal is presented a back-handed slap. “Everyone else received their medal at the White House,” Moorer will later observe. “President Johnson must have been concerned about the reaction of the Israeli lobby.”

1980: National Security Agency Director Marshall Carter tells investigative author James Bamford that, regarding the attack on the Liberty, “There was no other answer than that it was deliberate.”

1981: National Security Agency review, “Attack on a Sigint Collector, the USS Liberty Incident,” rejects the Israeli Court of Inquiry’s “mistake” theory and accuses Israeli fighter pilots and torpedo boat crewmen and commanders of perjury.

1982: Israeli senior lead pilot approaches former Congressman Pete McCloskey and admits that he recognized the Liberty as American immediately, so informed his headquarters, and was told to ignore the American flag and continue his attack. He said he refused to do so and returned to base, where he was arrested.

6 October 1982: A new headstone for the six Liberty crew members at Arlington National Cemetery is unveiled. This one reads: “Killed USS Liberty June 8, 1967.”

1986: Lt. Commander Walter H. Jacobsen writes in Naval Law Review: “To speculate on the motives of an attack group that uses unmarked planes and deprives helpless survivors of life rafts raises disturbing possibilities, including the one that the Liberty crew was not meant to survive the attack…”

6 November 1991: Columnists Evans and Novak publish interview with Dwight Porter, U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon in 1967, in which Porter says that during or immediately after the attack on the Liberty the CIA station chief showed him transcripts of intercepted Israeli messages. One has Israel ordering the attack on the Liberty, another has an Israeli pilot replying it’s an American ship. When the order to attack is repeated, the pilot insists he can see the American flag. The pilot is told again: “Attack it.”

8 June 1997: Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, appointed Chief of Naval Operations shortly after the attack on the Liberty, tells a reunion of survivors: “I have to conclude that it was Israel’s intent to sink the Liberty and leave as few survivors as possible. Israel knew perfectly well that the ship was American.”

November 1998: Captain McGonagle breaks his long silence: “After many years I finally believe that the attack was deliberate. I don’t think there has been an adequate investigation of the incident . . . The flag was flying prior to the attack…” McGonagle will die four months later, on March 3, 1999.