Forum Post: They Killed MLK & Others to Prevent a United 99%! ~ Class War on the Assassination Front
Posted 2 years ago on April 4, 2013, 9 p.m. EST by WSmith
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Kill the leaders! Assassinations, Plane Crashes and Suicides! Suppress the Masses with Disinformation, Disenfranchisement and Disillusionment.
The Conspiracy to Kill Martin Luther King Jr: Not a Theory But a Fact, According to Our Own Legal System
On April 4, 1968, the government was part of a successful conspiracy to assassinate MLK, a jury concluded.
…But there surely were people in the federal government who thought they had good reason to join a conspiracy to get rid of Dr. King. He was deep into planning for the Poor People’s Campaign, which would bring poor folks of every race and ethnicity to Washington, DC. The plan was to have them camp out on the Mall until the government enacted major economic reforms to lift everyone out of poverty. That meant redistributing wealth -- an idea that made perfect sense to Dr. King, who was a harsh critic of the evils of capitalism (as well as communism).
It also meant uniting whites and non-whites in the lower income brackets, to persuade them that the suffering they shared in common was stronger than the racial prejudice that divided them. Dr. King did not have to be a prophet to foresee that the longer whites blamed non-whites, rather than the rich, for their troubles, the easier it would be to block measures for redistributing wealth. The unifying effect of the Poor People’s Campaign spelled trouble for those whose wealth might be redistributed.
At the same time, Dr. King was the most famous and respected critic of the war in Vietnam. By 1968 he was constantly preaching that the war was not just a tragic mistake. It was the logical outgrowth of the American way of life, based on what he called the inextricably linked “triplets” of militarism, racism, and materialism. Had he lived, the Poor People’s Campaign would have become a powerful vehicle for attacking all three and showing just how inseparable they are.
Yes, plenty of people in the federal government thought they had good reason to put an end to the work of Dr. King. But that hardly proves federal government complicity in a conspiracy to kill him….
Anniversary Of MLK Assassination: The Poor People’s Campaign
By: DSWright Thursday April 4, 2013 8:29 am ￼Tweet16 ￼￼
Today is the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King. Contrary to the sanitized saccharine version of Martin Luther King most school children are force fed stands the real man. A radical. A democratic socialist. A man truly despised in the circles of power. Who, in the last campaign before he was struck down, expanded the search for justice beyond nondiscrimination into the realm of true empowerment.
Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis working for the Poor People’s Campaign. He was told by numerous friends and colleagues not to go to Memphis and after a historic speech against the Vietnam War President Lyndon Johnson disinvited King to to the White House and pulled his support. King and the Poor People’s Campaign were already being subjected to a covert disruption campaign by the FBI apparently based on the threat of “black militancy.”
The Poor People’s Campaign would eventually yield a committee that demanded an Economic Bill of Rights with five planks:
“A meaningful job at a living wage”
“A secure and adequate income” for all those unable to find or do a job
“Access to land” for economic uses
“Access to capital” for poor people and minorities to promote their own businesses
Ability for ordinary people to “play a truly significant role” in the government
The “secure and adequate income” or a guaranteed annual income was wholeheartedly endorsed by King who thought it was the surest way to end poverty. Which, from a technical standpoint, it is.
"I am now convinced that the simplest approach will prove to be the most effective — the solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income."
Redistributing income from the rich to the poor would, in essence, remove poverty. It is also, without a doubt, socialism. It seems past time for the real Martin Luther King to be celebrated. To remember what he died for. Tags: poverty, Martin Luther King, MLK, socialism, guaranteed annual income, Poor People's Campaign