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Ben Swann Reality Check: Unanswered Questions About Colorado Theater Massacre



The emergency crews hadn't yet left the scene of the Colorado theater shooting before some lawmakers, politicians and members of the media were already asking questions about how gun laws must change.

But instead of playing politics, what questions about the shooting are the media not asking? Ben has the Reality Check you won't see anywhere else.

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Ben is not peddling conspiracy theories

He is pointing to parts of the story that cry out for legitimate journalism and investigative reporting, and chastising the media for instead politicizing the entire story without so much as an effort to ask obvious questions and demand answers.

Neither I nor Ben nor most posters here are suggesting that this was a "false flag" operation or some government conspiracy. But is it really so crazy to investigate whether this guy had one or more accomplices?

I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. ~ Thomas Jefferson

then why doesn't Ben

then why doesn't Ben investigate it?

he's saying others aren't, let's see his investigative report. go try to answer your speculative leading questions Ben!

we want facts, not his opinions or theories

We've already heard the police transmissions

from that night and and multiple theater eyewitnesses. What part of 2 suspects is difficult for you to understand?

November 6th 2012 I voted for Dr.Ron Paul
"We must remember, elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects." ~ Ron Paul

searching for the truth is

searching for the truth is peddling conspiracy theories. that fluoride in the water is GOOOOOOD for you.

i am telling you it is a false flag.

research scopolamine


I think the point is these

I think the point is these questions need to be asked. If the answers you supplied are true then so be it. But not to ask these obvious questions points to some sort of cover up.

Ever since 9/11

There are a lot of us who are awake and paying attention to any glitch in the matrix.

You can call me a conspiracy theorist if I can call you a coincidence theorist.

Waiting for the Surveilance Video

Wouldn't a theater normally have surveillance cameras around the exits?

Another question that the media won't address.

We'll never see that footage

Those cameras only work when THEY want them to...

True True. If there was only

True True.

If there was only 1 shooter, they will definitely release the video.
If they never release a video it could still mean
1 - More Shooters/Evidence
2 - No Cameras were present.

Forget the police, someone with media access should ask the managers of the theater what cameras could have captured this and who has possession of the tapes now.

Also ask the manager

Why was the EE alarm disabled? Anyone opening that door would have set it off...

police recording at aurora, CO 7/20


at 7:20 into this recording police say:

"one of the shooters may be wearing a plaid shirt"

got that? "one of the shooters...."

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I friggin knew it..."false flag"

The bastards set that poor kid up..


You mean in the middle of a chaotic situation involving 50+ people being shot some miss information went over the police radio!!!
This is the smoking gun that this is a Conspiracy! Good work

I think this brings up a

I think this brings up a valid point. What did that officer see when he suggested that one of the shooters could be wearing a plad shirt.

Don't be a jerk.

I Assume

He didn't see anyone but is relaying information from witnesses. Often times when these chaotic situations occur police get tons of misinformation. People are scared and report things they hear and think they see but it turns out to be false.

At about 10 mins into the audio the Officers say the suspect told them he was alone.

You can have 5 witnesses who saw the same event but they recall different events. Adrenaline does crazy things to people and this is very common. Wait until the investigation is complete and the facts are known before jumping on the conspiracy wagon.

Of coarse the suspect says he

Of coarse the suspect says he was alone. That can mean 1 of 2 things...

A) that he was alone
B) that he was not alone and is protecting who he was with.


he was never aware of what was going on...too drugged up.

Or he was cloned?

Or he was cloned?


Good one.

No one

saw the shooter' face to confirm it was Holmes, he had a gas mask on.

I'm Re-Posting This Comment

It "seems" to have "disappeared" as this thread has been switched?
Here it is:
More links you might want to check out
Submitted by honorRP on Wed, 07/25/2012 - 09:10. Permalink

"According to his LinkedIn profile, James Holmes's father, Dr. Robert Holmes, who received a PhD in Statistics in 1981 from the University of California at Berkeley, worked for San Diego-based HNC Software, Inc. from 2000 to 2002. HNC, known as a "neural network" company, and DARPA, beginning in 1998...

In 2006, at the age of 18, James Holmes served as a research intern at the Salk Institute at the University of California at San Diego in La Jolla. It is noteworthy that for the previous two years before Holmes worked at the Salk Institute, the research center was partnered with the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency "(DARPA) http://reddirtreport.com/Story.aspx/23080

So as a child James father was linked to DARPA, and so was James linked to possible MK Control; his Dilated pupils suggest MK ULTRA. Children abused sexually in these programs. Video below Cathy O'Brien, MK victim/survivor.

NSA, DARPA, Pentagon workers tied to child porn http://www.dailypaul.com/140736/nsa-darpa-pentagon-workers-t...
Mind Control Out Of Control MK ULTRA Cathy O'Brien
start in middle about 0:33 because introduction is long

Thank You HonorRP.

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

Thanks for re-posting!

Watched the Cathy O'Brien video a few days ago. Angry and shell shocked at what has been going on in government re child sex trade and the drug war. Very disturbing revelations. She is believable and intelligent. She espouses the same views on freedom as Ron Paul and the Revolution.

Cathy O'Brien, James Holmes, Jared Loughner: All three have the same dilated pupils of the eyes that go with MK ULTRA MIND CONTROL. http://reddirtreport.com/Story.aspx/23080

She explains WHY the dilated eyes in the video.

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I can't help but feel that this guy was manipulated in some sort of way. These are the paths that should be followed for answers.

Instead the "mainstream" discussion is about how we can punish the majority of people for the acts of a few.


One witness, Corbin Dates (aka Dayton), told Aurora news outlets a man sitting in the front row took a cell phone call and went to a side exit, propped the door open with his foot, and seemed to be signaling somebody. Ten to 15 minutes later, James Holmes appeared in full gear with weapons as the exit door swung open The other witness (no name as yet) stated that, during the massacre, a gas canister was thrown from a direction where Homes wasn’t.




Right, but notice two things

No one knows if Holmes was the shooter or not because no one saw his face.

The man who opened the door was not Holmes. No one who mentions this guy who opened the door as having dyed hair and dressed like the joker.

Also, keep in mind, EE's have an alarm that goes off when you open the door. Someone inside the theater had to disable it.

one witnessed even stated that they couldnt even tell skin color

because the shooter was dressed from head to toe.

i wouldn't be so sure about the Emergency Exit. My theater doesn't have an alarm - people use the exit all the time to get back to their cars after movie ends.

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respect for Ben Swann has grown tremendously over the last several months. I would like to write him and offer my thanks for the job he's doing. Does anyone have a contact for him outside of facebook?

Whether you agree with his questions or not, at least he's ASKING questions that I believe to be valid, where the rest of them seem to just follow some script that comes from a centralized source.

This is a perfect example of how most local "news" affiliates operate.
(and the lemmings cheer at the end)

Here is the bottom line.

NONE of us were there in that theater. We were not in line, on the front rows, or anywhere close to the place.

ALL we know is what we are TOLD from a select group of people and it is broadcast out to the rest of us with expectations that we will just accept it at face value.

To just blindly accept a story like this that could have some pretty significant ramifications is foolish. Question authority. Question the lapdog media that have already proven to be in the business of "perception management" rather than investigative journalism.

Ever since I learned what the Hegelian dialectic was, I have seen it play out in many instances over the years. I do not trust this corrupt Govt., and I certainly do not trust their propaganda arm of the media.

Problem, Reaction, Solution.

The people in charge create the PROBLEM. (enable a mass shooting)
The public REACTS in fear, anger, divisiveness, and demand a solution.
The people who created the problem in the first place, come in with the SOLUTION which is what they wanted to implement in the first place.
More Gun Control.
More Internet Control.
More Patient privacy abuses.
"Pre-crime" technology implementation.

The assailant supposedly came back in COVERED LITERALLY from head to toe with a gas mask on. HOW could this person be recognized as the same person who "supposedly" walked out the door?

Also, the EMERGENCY doors are for EMERGENCIES! How could you not open one and NOT have an alarm go off? Any place I've ever worked had an alarm that would sound even when those doors were cracked. That just doesn't make sense.

There are many valid questions that most likely won't be answered anytime soon. Unfortunately it is up to US to try and put bits and pieces of information together because there is no one else we can trust to do it for us. Props to Ben for asking at least a couple of probing questions.

Ben Swann questions - see also

Re Cathy O'Brien http://www.dailypaul.com/246097/reality-check-unanswered-que...

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Are you guys serious? This is

Are you guys serious? This is pretty bad journalism. He recieved a grant for 26,000 dollars from the feds and thats exactly how he paid for the massacre. To the point of there being a second person, we do know he did in fact buy a ticket to the movie and what is believed is he went into the movie theater, proped the door open for himself and then went outside to get his gear. For the three people that talk about the second can of tear gas canister coming from a different side of the theater, there are 15 other interviews with people that state there was only 1 canister which came from one side of the room. Also no one ever has reported there was two people firing a weapon. This Ben Swann is the guy we listened to when reporting on the Ron Paul stuff? A guy who instead of investigating before reporting decides to report a mouthful of speculation?

Based on the logic of the

Based on the logic of the media, the government and a large portion of the citizens, if it is true he received a 26K grant from the Federal Government and used this money to fund everyting, then...

Federal Grants should be against the law!