Staged? Journalist Michael Hastings Who Reported On CIA, NSA Said To Be 'Burned Unrecognizable' In Car Crash

Follow Up On: Man Who Caused Poison Scare On United Jet Ranted About "National Security And CIA", Then Lost 'Liberty' 6-7-13 "As the details come out it seems that this story may be another one to file in the category of current events that somehow always play perfectly into the 'current narrative'...The story does seem to be full of suggestion - for instance that to question 'government surveillance' means that a person is 'unstable' and 'paranoid', because the only people who would do that must believe that 'government is out to get them'...[see post]
Michael Hastings Conspiracy Theories: Car Accident And Dead Body Fuel Speculation On Reddit, Twitter

[excerpted] The apparent death of Michael Hastings, the young investigative journalist known for ruffling feathers among the nation’s power elite, has brought with it a wave of unanswered questions and speculation. Best known for a Rolling Stone article that led to the firing of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the 33-year-old BuzzFeed reporter died in a car accident in Los Angeles early Tuesday morning, according to a statement released by Ben Smith, BuzzFeed’s editor-in-chief.

While the journalistic community has largely reacted to the news with an outpouring of grief, online forums have been running wild with conspiracy theories, and why wouldn’t they? Some of the details surrounding the story read like a poorly written political thriller. As of Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles County coroner's office had still not determined that an “unrecognizable” body pulled from a fiery solo car crash was actually Hastings, according to the Los Angeles Times. (The body is identified only as “John Doe 117.”)

Meanwhile, LA Weekly reports that Hastings was reporting extensively on the CIA at the time of his death, and the Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald pointed out that Hastings’ last article for BuzzFeed was on the NSA and the Democrats’ love for spying on Americans.

In Hastings’ 2012 book, “The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan,” Hastings writes of a McChrystal staffer who allegedly said to him, “We’ll hunt you down and kill you if we don’t like what you write.”

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:42 a fearless journalist who refused to cozy up to power

1:05 I couldn't have written a scene like this for a movie....(The man standing next to the speaker at this point in the video appears to be holding a small lamb? Makes for a very strange 'scene'.)

1:47 The group Hatzolah...a Jewish group here in the neighborhood...they were first responders, blocking traffic, doing what they could....

('Hatzolah' is a [Jewish] privately operated emergency response system that works independently of the government agencies - link. They had the scene locked down and controlled before any government agencies arrived. Move along folks, move along, nothing to see here. Just noting.)

As the above article states, the "conspiracy theorists" are off and running with this story which, to quote, reads "like a poorly written political thriller": Investigative journalist known for challenging the power structure with some success, and currently working on the biggest scandal of recent history, that is the CIA and NSA, mysteriously perishes in an early AM fiery car crash, with witnesses reporting what sounded "like a bomb", engine flying down the street, and only "an unrecognizable body" remaining (subsequent to this article being published the identity of the victim was 'verified').

Interesting to note that the Dorner (also 33 yrs. old) phantom-fugitive incident back in February of this year ended in a similar manner - nothing to see here folks, move along, move along

So the question is just how obvious does something need to appear to be to get a message across. If a thing is so obvious that an immediate conclusion can be made...can it even be believable? Or is it more believable that the thing can be entirely staged for the purpose of sending that intended message. Two days ago it was the man on the United jet ranting about the CIA and someone trying to poison him, now it is a scenario that anyone, and with very little imagination, could easily arrive at the conclusion that the situation has all the makings for what 'a hit' might look like, which the aforementioned "conspiracy theorists' are of course doing. The given age of '33' in this context needs no comment.

At any rate, the circumstances of this story being as described, it is not unlikely that a certain impression might be left upon the hearers - like the "chill factor" bigtime. Is that the intent?

It would seem so. Take note.
 Rev. 18:4
1Samuel 2:9 'He [the LORD] will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail'

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