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John McCain Confronted About USS Liberty Cover-up Memorial Day 2012

June 8th, 1967 anniversary.


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Treason? Seriously?

Ok... So asking why we were there in the first place equates to treason? It's a valid question.

I'm not a fan of Israel, and it's obvious that this was a coordinated attack and that Israel knew who they were shooting at.

That said, is anyone surprised? Governments have been lying us into wars at least since the Spanish American war, "Remember the Maine!", the propaganda of the machine that lied us into WWI, the embargo that led to Japan bombing pearl harbor and the intel that was ignored by Roosevelt, the Gulf of Tonkin, lies about iraq and the GWOT, on and on and on...

Treason is what the government did to those sailors, which was sending them there without support and basically abandoning them and not getting justice for them afterward,, not asking questions about the policy because you don't understand fully what the situation was.

This is more severe and more blatant than most, but this kind of thing is pretty much standard operating procedure for our rulers in Washington and our "ally" Israel...

Heckler information...

Mr. Johnson,

Thank you for writing the above Business Insider article. I am the 'McCain Heckler' who posed the valid questions to Senator John McCain on Memorial Day last week as can be seen in following youtube:

John McCain Confronted About USS Liberty Cover-up Memorial Day 2012


Please take a look at the 2,000 plus comments associated with the following Huffington Post URL about such:

John McCain Calls Heckler A 'Jerk' After Memorial Day Speech (over 2,000 comments at following Huffington Post URL about what I asked McCain and his 'jerk' response):


See moving comments by USS Liberty survivors (to include Ron Kukal and Phil Tourney @PhillipTourney at the bottom of following URL):

The Raw Story treats readers like “jerks” over Israel’s attack on USS Liberty:


McCain calls heckler a ‘jerk’ after being jeered at Memorial Day event (my name and 'USS Liberty' mentioned at bottom of following article):


Additional at http://tinyurl.com/JohnMcCainUSSLiberty

Even Cindy McCain doesn't care about Israel murdering American sailors and marines on the USS Liberty:

Cindy McCain on the USS LIBERTY COVERUP: “I don’t care about this issue.”


You might also be interested in the recently released 'Valentino's Ghost' film in which the C-SPAN video (included via http://tinyurl.com/​911motivation & http://tinyurl.com/​911motivemediabetrayal) included my exchange with Lee Hamilton of the 9/11 Commission (can see the 'Valentino's Ghost' trailer at the bottom of http://​www.valentinosghost.com).


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Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/45-years-ago-this-week-israel...

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The plan was to Nuke Cairo, Egypt!

Planes were in the air from the US to Nuke Cairo after blaming the sinking if the LIBERTY on Egypt. two (2) Israeli pilots did not drop their bombs on the LIBERTY. Had they done so millions would have died! See: http://www.ussliberty.org/rocky.htm These two Israeli pilots went to prison and were tortured in Israel, and are in my mind heroes.

I ought to have a monument over me when I die. Not for anything I've done, but for the foolishness I've put a stop to!

Grover Cleveland — our 22nd and 24th president

Nuke Cairo?

This is the first I heard of that..........can you please supply us with some factual evidence? Appreciate it ........thank you

Thoughts anyone?

My take...why was the USS Liberty spying? Were we playing policeman of the world? We wouldn't even declare war to win Vietnam. Why would Israel want us spying on them. Were we there to create and enforce some fake line on a map? Isreal was attacked weren't they? It was their fight, let them fight and win.

Now, today is the first day I have ever even heard of the USS Liberty. I wish our men had not been placed in harms way, and my comments are in no way meant to disrespect our brave soldiers or their families.

These are just the thoughts I had and wanted to see what others might think.

Take it easy folks

This is not an opinion, it is a question in search of knowledge about the event. I am sure it was mistated by accident.

Unconstitutional War - "The story you are about to hear is true; the names and places are being changed to protect the guilty."

I think your post sounds

I think your post sounds treasonous.

Yikes, I wish I could erase it.

I guess next time I will learn to keep my mouth shut, or at least my fingers from typing

So, why is it Ron Paul wants to bring the troups home and close military bases? I must be getting the wrong picture of things.

Sorry. I wish I wouldn't have

Sorry. I wish I wouldn't have posted that your post sounded treasonous (sorry about sounding like an a-hole, but this is a touchy topic because so many innocent guys were murdered.), but it does sound that way when you know a lot of the facts. I wouldn't post things about major issues without having a general idea about the topic. I know its hard not to, but its awesome that you have an open mind an are willing to learn the truth.

Well, it probably did sound

Well, it probably did sound treasonous...even if I did not mean it that way. I am living and learning, sometimes the hard way. I even wondered if it was the Russians tha bombed us...but didn't add that to the frey because I thought it too absurd to put out there. Sometimes you have to eat crow, I sure hope mine is tender. Have a great weekend!

"today is the first day"

And you come here and defend the actions of a country that Machine Gunned, Napalmed, and Torpedoed innocent AMericans?

Are you out of your mind. If today is your first today of knowing the truth....trying finding out the truth and the details so you dont look like such a ignorant fool.

I need a new pair of shoes!

That is exactly what I was trying to do by saying this was the first day I had heard of it and asking people for their thoughts. I was trying to ask without looking like I wanted to be told what to think. How do you know what to think this day and age? There are 100 videos with 50 different view points on just about every topic. And I may have added a 51st to this one. Personally I don't know what news source to trust. Is the BBC reputable or was that propaganda? There is a comment above us that says we wanted to Nuke Kairo. What is the truth? I hate that I came off looking like a fool, but I imagine since the shoe fits to I'll have to wear it until I can find a new pair!

No one should condemn you for

No one should condemn you for your posts since you've obviously admitted you made a mistake. I don't blame you though because there is so much truth to be learned.

Thanks :)

Thanks :)

The USS Liberty Was in International Waters

Are you condoning the attack by Israel on our men where 34 died and 174 were wounded?

The attack of the USS Liberty was not known about because the men who were on the ship were told not to talk about it or there would be severe consequences. Their silence was kept for almost 40 years.

Did you listen to the whole tape?

Ray McGovern, a former CIA Officer, answers your questions in full. His answers start at the 6:40 min. mark.

1) Our Ships was in international waters

2) The following day was when Israel was palnning the attack on the Golen Heigts. Israel did not want our ship there so that they could record what happened and report back to Washington.

3) They order went out to sink the ship and destroy all records. Israel alwasy does the dirty deed and then apologizes and asks for forgiveness later.

4) The gruesome fact that Israel had Egyptian prisoners of war. They did not want to take any prisoners too difficult to take care of them in the desert. So they had the prisoners dig their own graves, then they shot them and buried them.

5) Just as Ron Paul was totally blacked out this story too was blacked out. Who owns our media?

Here is a link to the BBC full Documentary called Dead In The Water. I suggest you watch it.


What I found upsetting was how those sheep that were there to lisen to songbird McCane's speech treated the man who had the courage to confront McCane about the USS Liberity. It was McCane's father who covered up this horrific attack for the past 40 years.

All you have to do is google USS Liberty and there are tons of articles here on the net.

Lyndon Johnson Robert McNamara along with Admiral McCane were complicit in the cover-up!

Here is one article I recommend:


"A 1967 investigation by the Navy, upon which all other reports are based, has now been fully discredited as a cover-up by its senior attorney. Capt. Ward Boston, in a sworn affidavit, recently revealed that the court was ordered by the White House to cover up the incident and find that Israel's attack was "a case of mistaken identity."

To our disgrace and shame we have yet to make amends to the men of the USS Liberty!

"To add insult to injury, Congress, to this day, has failed to hold formal hearings on Israel's attack on this American ship. No official investigation of Israel's attack has ever permitted the testimony of the surviving crew members."

We are Americans we are better than this, especially to those who serve and risk their lives for us.

It is time we American grow up and learn who is using us for their own agenda and not ours.

Thank you for the info.

Thank you for the info. I will check it out. I was definitely making uneducated comments. Probably a no, no, I need to be more careful about. I did listen to the whole OP link and still made the comments the way I did because I didn't see any reason for us to be spying on Israel. I must have missed the part about International Waters. I'll check out your links. Thank you again for taking the time to provide me with information. Someone above us says something about the US wanting to nuke Kairo. It is hard to know what to believe these days. Have a great weekend!

Just want to add-

This was during the height of the Cold War. The countries involved besides Israel were Russian allies. If there were a virtually unarmed US communications ship there (nearby in international waters), it was because it WAS in our national interests to know what was going on- (they weren't just arbitrarily 'spying'). If Russia got in the fray, our country would need to know that ASAP, and have a plan to react or diffuse the situation. To not be aware could cost millions of lives, INCLUDING in this country. Our presence there wasn't malicious to anyone.

Thank you!

Thank you!