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(ABC News)   Kennedy wrote "9/11" repeatedly and the word "conspiracy" next to it   (abcnews.go.com ) divider line
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2006-10-07 11:37:02 PM  
That's awesome. A thousand tin-foil hatters just got the final piece of evidence they need to put it all together.
 
2006-10-07 11:40:29 PM  
Wow.

And by 'wow', I mean 'big farking coincidence'.
 
2006-10-07 11:52:34 PM  
I like the part about Ike best. The LBJ bars on the WH letterhead was kind of sad.

I'd actually buy this book.
 
2006-10-07 11:54:32 PM  
GWB drew a bunch of happy faces over a Garfield cartoon, and then chuckled.
 
2006-10-07 11:54:46 PM  
I'll confirm that JFK was obsessed with 9/11. He seemed particularly obsessed with it each year, often during the month of September, between the 10th and the 12th, where he would constantly write it on letters, paperwork, and even checks...
 
2006-10-07 11:55:01 PM  
This was news like two weeks ago at least.
 
2006-10-07 11:58:29 PM  

Reagan was one of the more prolific presidential doodlers.

His sketches are interesting for what they don't reveal.

They betray no anxieties or internal struggles.

Instead, he sketched happy cartoonish pictures of cowboys and costumed movie characters often accompanied by love notes to his wife.

He filled one piece of paper with scribbled heads, including one that looked like his wife, Nancy, along with a heart pierced by an arrow.

It also was inscribed with his and his wife's initials, and a note read: "There I was doodling away - then I began to think about you."

Greenberg says Reagan loved to give away his doodles as "as an instrument of public relations."

Greenberg said, "For him, the doodle was a deliberate way to show off his lighter, endearing side. There's a calculated side to Reagan's doodles."



Lighter, endearing side? Nah, I'd say his doodles mirror the fact that he was an utter idiot way over his head (much like our current President), except he was actually a good speaker.
 
2006-10-07 11:59:05 PM  
monty666: GWB drew a bunch of happy faces over a Garfield cartoon, and then chuckled.

Bwuahehhehheh.

I tried to write the laugh phonetically so you'd know just how it sounded as it escaped my lips.
 
2006-10-08 12:42:28 AM  
redoctober68: he wrote 11/9 not 9/11, and it was the tally of a committee vote... but don't let that destroy your "knowledge".
 
2006-10-08 12:43:27 AM  
and after rereading your post i withdraw my comment, laugh and mention that i haven't slept in 36 hours.
 
2006-10-08 01:52:27 AM  
Reagan clearly dreamt of Brokeback Mountain.
 
2006-10-08 01:52:35 AM  
interesting ike was an artist, churchill was too
 
2006-10-08 02:01:46 AM  
but but...Lincoln

Just getting it out the way.
 
2006-10-08 05:02:07 AM  
members.cox.net

W's doodling legacy!
 
2006-10-08 05:09:48 AM  
I had sex with 9/11 girls
 
2006-10-08 05:11:41 AM  
I submitted this with a nuanced & more poignant headline, reaching out with hope to the heart of a dark America

img.epinions.com
 
2006-10-08 05:13:42 AM  
Hey mods...sorry to vent, but I'm sick of b.s. headlines being greenlit that arn't true and arn't funny.

\expecting punishment
\\love dem slashies
 
2006-10-08 05:15:26 AM  
www.coe.ysu.edu

W's
 
2006-10-08 05:17:42 AM  
When I read the headline I thought maybe smitty meant it was Ted Kennedy and perhaps he was feeling guilty for not dialing 911.
 
2006-10-08 05:21:13 AM  
bokkelly
From TFA:
In another Kennedy doodle with seeming modern-day relevance, he wrote "9/11" repeatedly and the word "conspiracy" next to it.
He also inverted the numbers, writing "11/9."
It turns out that was the tally of a committee vote, not a foreshadowing of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.


It's not a B.S> headline, it's just a...well, trap.
 
2006-10-08 05:23:40 AM  
bookelly: Hey mods...sorry to vent, but I'm sick of b.s. headlines being greenlit that arn't true and arn't funny.

FTA:

In another Kennedy doodle with seeming modern-day relevance, he wrote "9/11" repeatedly and the word "conspiracy" next to it.

I fail to see where the headline is untrue.
 
2006-10-08 05:26:48 AM  
bookelly: Hey mods...sorry to vent, but I'm sick of b.s. headlines being greenlit that arn't true and arn't funny.

It is true, and it's funny depending on how you interpret it.

And I'm sick of whiny Farkers complaining about headlines. It's Fark. The way to get greenlights is to have an decent headline and a decent story to back it up, which this story has both of.

/not submitter
 
2006-10-08 05:32:45 AM  
He was obviously in on the whole thing, that's why he was killed.

/Operation Northwoods
 
2006-10-08 05:35:26 AM  
I'm not trying to be a troll or a whiner. I just think the headline should give you a somewhat accurat picture of what's in the article. Then you can decide if you want to read it...or move on.
Cleverness is always welcome...of course.

\didn't mean to ruffle any feathers out there.
 
2006-10-08 05:37:33 AM  
Oh gawd, now we're going to be innundated with conspiracy confabulations.
 
2006-10-08 05:41:04 AM  
That Kennedy 9/11 doodle wasn't about any "committee meeting." Any "committee" it supposedly refers to is obviously a CIA falsification. Hello! The National Archives are less than eleven miles from Langley! Uh, you want to tell me that's a coincidence?! Maybe YOU'RE the raving lunatic, then!

OPEN YOUR EYES, SHEEPLE! The proof of my elaborate conspiracy theory is right there in front of you, but no, you'd rather drink the Kool-Aid than read my painstakingly handwritten and mimeographed newsletter.

Well, when the Nicaraguan storm-troopers show up at your house, don't come crying to me.

/actually this is a pretty cool project
 
2006-10-08 05:44:39 AM  
Ha ha, nice try, "Gawdzila." Or should I say, Deputy CIA director Steven Kappes!

My fillings are at the bottom of a reservoir in Montana now, so don't bother trying to track me. And if you try to use that mind-control satellite on me one more time the whole world is going to hear about why Indiana switched over to Daylight Savings Time.
 
2006-10-08 05:48:16 AM  
People, I served with Jack Kennedy's doodles. I knew Jack Kennedy's doodles. Jack Kennedy's doodles were friends of mine. People, your doodles are not Jack Kennedy's doodles.
 
2006-10-08 05:50:32 AM  
Kennedy was known to doodle the word bush, then write dimwit next to it.
Everybody thought at the time he was thinking of Marilyn Monroe.
 
2006-10-08 05:56:23 AM  
I doodled a penis on a CDR of mp3s because I couldn't think of anything else to distinguish it from the myriad of mp3 CDs I have in my car.

Analyse THAT.
 
2006-10-08 05:58:24 AM  
semiotix Excellent!

We also now have proof that the same organization who assassinated Kennedy was the same one which planned the 9/11 attacks.


/c'mon guys, play along. Maybe our wackjob theories will end up in the nex Loose Change installment.
 
2006-10-08 06:04:45 AM  
Merovech: Who? Who said "excellent?" You, or your puppetmasters at the RAND Corporation?

I don't need some soulless functionary of the Pan-Orthodoxy trying to delegitimize me with cheap praise. I'll go right over you to the people! You hear me, Company Man? You'll have to double the fluoridation before I'm done!

Yeah, that's it. Run away. Run all the way back to your underground bunker in Zurich! Don't think I don't know about that, either, Hansel!
 
2006-10-08 06:39:00 AM  
elchip:

"For him, the doodle was a deliberate way to show off his lighter, endearing side. There's a calculated side to Reagan's doodles."

Lighter, endearing side? Nah, I'd say his doodles mirror the fact that he was an utter idiot way over his head (much like our current President), except he was actually a good speaker.

Well said.
 
2006-10-08 06:40:57 AM  
I wonder if McNamara told him that Operation Northwoods would take place on September 11th, 1962?
 
2006-10-08 06:43:35 AM  
Merovech: We also now have proof that the same organization who assassinated Kennedy was the same one which planned the 9/11 attacks.

Close enough. George H.W. Bush and Lyndon Johnson had John Kennedy killed. I won't even begin to list all the areas the Bush family's fingerprints were dealing with 9/11.
 
2006-10-08 06:44:02 AM  
Someone check the Depends of the Loose Change producers.
 
2006-10-08 06:45:56 AM  
No_47

You're gay.
 
2006-10-08 06:52:39 AM  
No_47:

I doodled a penis on a CDR of mp3s because I couldn't think of anything else to distinguish it from the myriad of mp3 CDs I have in my car.

Analyse THAT.


Was it CDR number 47 as well?
 
2006-10-08 07:14:38 AM  
No_47

You like the cock.

/analyzed.
 
2006-10-08 07:19:22 AM  
No, No Bad Submitter!
Subby lies like George Dubya Bush!
 
2006-10-08 07:20:43 AM  
Ah, I see the next bumper crop of "journalists" is about ready for harvest.

Sad part is, some of you actually believe the conspiracy tripe you spew.
 
2006-10-08 07:24:00 AM  
ronald reagan was one of the greatest presidents in the history of america AND he could doodle a cowboy!? FREAKIN SWEEEEET!!!
 
2006-10-08 07:29:54 AM  
2006-10-08 07:20:43 AM moparedtn


Ah, I see the next bumper crop of "journalists" is about ready for harvest.

Sad part is, some of you actually believe the conspiracy tripe you spew.


Ah, I see someone's sarcasm meter is broken.
 
2006-10-08 07:39:08 AM  
I made it to page two what do I win? Let's hear it for mind-numbing boring reading...
 
2006-10-08 07:39:43 AM  
serialkittenkiller
You accusing ronnie of doodlin' cowboys?

/sumthin sumthin 'bout reagan and the chimp movie
//from the DHMJ (dept of half made jokes)
 
2006-10-08 07:49:52 AM  
I hope I'm not too late.
This thread is going to need a lot of these:

img178.imageshack.us
 
2006-10-08 07:53:05 AM  
The article says they couldn't get any doodles from Clinton. Probably because the pages were all stuck together.
 
2006-10-08 07:56:26 AM  
"The Johnson under the strain of Vietnam and the party turning on him was a man full of anger and resentment. And there are times he drew bars over the words 'White House,'" Greenberg said.

"It's going too far to say he saw the White House as a prison, but certainly by the end of his presidency he was unhappy there."


What a pussy. If I was President and I wasn't completely happy, I'd just nuke somewhere and then send my hapless press secretary out to ad lib an explanation. And then I'd fire him.
 
2006-10-08 07:59:30 AM  
My most frequent doodle (and I do quite a bit of doodling, being an artist and for that matter having the name Polly, which long ago prompted the nicknap Doodle, but who cares...) ANYWAY, my most frequent doodle is usually a male cartoon dachshund piddling on a fire hydrant. Significance? I have no farking idea...

/Polly Wolly Doodles All The Day...
//and yes, I'm fond of crackers, thank you...
 
2006-10-08 08:02:14 AM  
Whomever sits next to Kennedy should write:

Kopechne... manslaughter
 
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