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John Lennon Was A Whistleblower

In 1972, President Nixon tried to deport John Lennon. To put it mildly, the president, and the FBI really didn't like the late Beatles star.

John Lennon blew the whistle on the Vietnam War. He was not a traitor, he was a peace activist that helped bring an end to a war that was started over false pretense. History repeats itself like an old record.


"Well we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun."

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Lennon also funded alternative media

The Lennons gave Paul Krassner $5000 for him to publish Mae Brussell's article in The Realist, a magazine devoted to the underground reality that is only now coming out.


Mae knew John Lennon and said he was the only guy in America who could get a million protesters together lickety split and he was not part of the "controlled" opposition kind of protesting.

This is kind of long, but it covers the Lennon assassination pretty thoroughly and begins with her personal tribute to John Lennon, (Mae was born in the WW2 generation, but was a huge rock fan):


Her documentation for her analysis are found here:


Classic Mae quote:
"If I am depressing you, Forgive me, For it is THE FACTS that are depressing you, NOT ME." ~ Mae Brussell.


I love his music, but I don't think that stupid even begins to describe his view of peace and love and life.

Great vid


John Lennon

Love that guy. He left a legacy, though he wasn't perfect. I am fascinated by him.

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
-Thomas Paine

Lennon won in the Courts, so they Assassinated him

Lennon refused to be intimidated, and fought the Deportation in the Courts and eventually won (1975). So they Assassinated him instead.

He was the one Rock Star who could inspire millions of ordinary people, and get them to finally think critically, and refuse to be sheep anymore. He had a remarkable ability to boil down complex issues into a refocus about our basic humanitarian concerns { "All you need is Love", "Give Peace a Chance", "Power To The People", "War is Over if you want it", etc. }.

If he were alive, the whole Bush-Cheney era of Treachery, Murder, and Torture would have faced a charismatic voice of resistance, and put a public spotlight on what was going on.

The only Civilian who had as much power and influence over the way people thought was Martin L. King. They killed him too.

I wish they had deported him

The last days of John Lennon, one of the saddest books I ever read.


He was an beautiful human being

He taught an entire generation to think for themselves and to challenge authority.

It's no wonder his assassination was seen as a government conspiracy.

He was flawed and imperfect just like...

you and me. Look up the father and son relationship he had with his son Julian. That poor kid got hosed by the very same person everybody thought was so great.


His music is legendary but he was far from what most people think about him.