Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Top Ten Cloves: Suprising Revelations, So Far, In Released, Declassified CIA Files

News Item: CIA Releases Files On Past Misdeeds

10. Rather shocking, they gave all of Jane Fonda's films - and mail - excellent reviews

9. In 1977, kept using Red Dye #2, even after it was banned

8. Initially drew up a plan to blame Kent State shooting on cousin of Lee Harvey Oswald

7. Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) was CIA program - Just wanted to get Patty Hearst to have her Dad's newspapers give CIA better coverage

6. Had plans ready to blame George Wallace shooting of cousin of cousin in Kent State shooting

5. D.B. Cooper was actually deep, undercover CIA agent

4. Had team of agents monitoring debut of PBS's Masterpiece Theater for possible coded messages

3. Bugging exercise in 1977 went terribly wrong, causing New York City Blackout

2. Agency was behind pulling the plug on the Heidi Game, so they could wiretap Communists who didn't complain about missing the exciting finish

1. Heimlich maneuver developed out of discarded CIA torture practice

Bonus Links

CIA Paid for Thank-You Notes to Nixon Backers, Documents Show

Top Ten Cloves: Things About The New CIA Personality Test

Paid News Scandal Widens; CIA Said To Run Network Of "Blue Hole" Newspapers; Detainees Forced To Work As Copy Editors Or Write Stories In Isolation; Old Typewriters With No Wite-Out Used

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