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Driver who witnessed Hastings’ crash: ‘It shook my car—like a freight truck going by’

A driver who witnessed the fiery crash that killed journalist Michael Hastings says the vehicle the 33-year-old was driving shook his car "like a freight truck" as it flew by early Tuesday morning in Los Angeles.

"Was stopped at a red light tonight when a pearl white Mercedes flew past," Michael Carter wrote on Facebook a few hours later. "It shook my car like a freight truck going by. Saw it burst into flames a quarter mile down the road when it a tree."

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/hastings-crash-witness-1...




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In case anyone missed it ...

... it has been shown by experiment at the University of Washington that modern cars can be commandeered and driven by remote control, overriding the driver.

http://www.jimstonefreelance.com/carhack.html

http://www.autosec.org/pubs/cars-oakland2010.pdf

Here we go with the conpiracy

Here we go with the conpiracy stuff again! coo coo!

Of course it was an accident. There's no way a computer controlled car like his could be remotly driven into a tree. Its only random chance that everyone who has dirt on the government has similar accidents. I mean, maybe its karma, hello; Roman's 13 anyone? JC doesn't want us questioning our Overlords. Maybe God is assassinating these neir-do-wells and trouble makers for trying to interfier with the empire?

Why is everything suspicious to you people? Next you'll be saying that the NSA is spying on people and collecting data on all Americans. You wing nuts think everything is a conspiracy! Just like JFK, Golf of Tonken, 911 and every other crack pot conspiracy out there, you'll be prooven wrong by the test of time. Its really just better to trust your government. They care about you.

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I

think some folks didn't realize you were being sarcastic. (at least I hope you were)

I very rarely join in conspiracy speculating, but...

This is too weird and so plausible. No actors are necessary. The technology to remotely hijack top if the line Mercedes obviosly exists. There is a motive for the government to do it. Occam's razor in this case strongly hnts at a potential assassination.

Get real...

Lots of high speed car accidents happen, and they rarely, if ever, throw the engine block of the car half a football field from the vehicle. And this was reported to be large solidly built European automobile. Let's get real, speed or no speed, this has all the earmarks of a tampered with vehicle or even an explosion. Eye witness are notoriously unreliable; its the first thing they teach you in law school. Stick with logic and facts in evidence, most of which is not yet known.

Hmm By wire

I wonder if this vehicle has throttle by wire, brakes by wire, steering by wire .. could of easily been remote controlled then

I dont think there is any

I dont think there is any conspiracy here guys. If you would look at the video of the guy who was on scene before the police showed he had to be going 80mph+ due to the engine being about 100-130 yards away from the car.

It does seem odd though that

It does seem odd though that he blew through so many red lights going at such a high speed. This doesnt look like a high speed joy ride on a back road or freeway burn gone wrong. It will depend on if they find out he was intoxicated but this does seem suspicious, almost like he had disabled brakes and a stuck accelerator.

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

put the car in neutral then?

put the car in neutral then?

That is a good point and I

That is a good point and I have been wondering about that as well. Even in modern cars I believe the shift from 'Drive' to 'Neutral'is a manual process that cannot be overriden by electronics. The question is that if the car is rapidly acclerating with loss of brakes would the driver have the cool nerves to know to pop it in neutral?

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

An automobile will...

move/displace A LOT of air while moving at high speeds! This is the shock wave he felt hit his car. A Benz is a pretty-good sized car with plenty of frontal area...think of a boat moving through water and the waves coming off of the bow as the boat moves forward...with a car it's the same thing only the air movement goes down each side, over the top and under the chassis of the car against the pavement. Lots of aerodynamics and physics go into the creation of a modern vehicle.

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Silence isn't always golden....sometimes it's yellow.

"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." - Patrick Henry

Hastings' Wife...

...wrote speeches for Condi Rice? Hmmm... This seems like an odd dynamic. Truth is so much stranger than fiction.

Yup. That was a huge red flag for me too.

I mentioned that and more about Hastings here:
Who is Michael Hastings?
http://www.dailypaul.com/289800/who-is-michael-hastings

Notice Elise Jordan is a speechwriter? Also notice this post about the aspiring novelist Ben Rhodes as Obama's neocon national security adviser at the age of 24. He's also one of the drafters of the 9/11 report and former Giuliani campaign person:

Failed Novelist Puppeteering Obama?
http://www.dailypaul.com/289871/failed-novelist-puppeteering...

It seems intelligence operatives are everywhere, especially media and journalism.

9-11 Media Fakery: Did anyone die on 9-11?
http://www.cluesforum.info/

http://www.septemberclues.info/

9-11 Actors:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aPvJSQtmoE

Pysops.. media.. actors.. propagandists... disinfo agents.. fake videos.. fake photos

Tough job. I imagine the outline to be something like...

1. Lie generally.
2. Lie specifically.
3. Lie particularly.
4. Lie conclusively.
5. Grand fina-lie.

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