Episode 210 – Hunting the Octopus

11/27/201124 Comments

In Episode 209 we looked at the mysterious death of Danny Casolaro, the journalist who was about to crack the political conspiracy of the century, a plot that he called “the octopus.” This week we go in search of the octopus that Casolaro was hunting.

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Subscribe to The Corbett Report
Time Reference: 01:02
Link To: corbettreport.com

 

Republican 2012 Presidential Nominee Debate (CNN)
Time Reference: 05:19
Link To: youtube.com

 

Episode 209 – Requiem for the Suicided: Danny Casolaro
Time Reference: 07:15
Link To: corbettreport.com

 

Washington Post Editorials on Inslaw
Time Reference: 09:32
Link To: corbettreport.com

 

“The Octopus:” Experimental Weapons Testing Planned By Indian Tribes
Time Reference: 12:08
Link To: youtube.com

 

Spy Magazine article on Wackenhut and the CIA (1992)
Time Reference: 16:19
Link To: prop1.org

 

CIA Front Companies – Eyeopener Report
Time Reference: 19:12
Link To: boilingfrogspost.com

 

Cheri Seymour homepage
Time Reference: 20:48
Link To: ark-roundtable.com

 

Cheri Seymour on Coast to Coast AM
Time Reference: 21:37
Link To: youtube.com

 

Four Part Insight Magazine Series on the PROMIS Saga
Time Reference: 49:37
Link To: ark-roundtable.com

 

Comprehensive post about Michael Riconosciuto and his role in the PROMIS saga
Time Reference: 49:38
Link To: projectworldawareness.com

 

Video about PROMIS and what became of it
Time Reference: 51:59
Link To: youtube.com

 

Apple iTunes “Flaw” Allowed Government Spying for 3 Years
Time Reference: 1:01:58
Link To: cryptogon.com
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  1. FNC says:

    Danny Casolaro’s hand written notes have been posted online, grab a copy for preservation:

    http://cryptocomb.org/?p=1424

  2. BuddhaForce says:

    Casolaro Papers: files, notes, and research material
    https://archive.org/details/casolaro

  3. BuddhaForce says:

    The Weld Letter
    https://archive.org/details/ReynoldsLetterToWeld

    DOJ letter about the arrangement for transfer of PROMIS software to Saudi billionaire banker to be brokered by Adnan Kashoggi and Richard Armitage.

  4. BuddhaForce says:

    Documents Confirm DOJ Gave PROMIS software to a phantom Israeli Spy
    https://glomardisclosure.com/2016/09/13/doj-gave-promis-software-to-a-phantom-israeli-spy/

    Documents withheld the House Judiciary Committee confirm that two Israeli ghosts were hired by DOJ at GS-15 level, but no documentation could be found for them upon an extensive, multi-agency search. One of the ghosts had been identified as Dr. Ben Orr, who Gov’t documents show had received copy of PROMIS software from DOJ on May 12, 1983. Another Gov’t document, however revelas that according to Orr’s passport, he had been out of the country during this period of time. Documents also reveal how a decade later, Dr. Orr claimed to be able to retrieve his copy of the PROMIS software tape, and clearly states that DOJ was willing to waive any claims against him in order to get the tape back.

  5. BuddhaForce says:

    Staff Study of Allegations Pertaining to the Department of Justice’s Handling of a Contract with Inslaw
    https://archive.org/details/StaffStudyOfAllegationsPertainingToTheDepartmentOfJusticesHandlingOfAContractWithInslaw

  6. BuddhaForce says:

    Senate Committee on Government Affairs Investigation of the Inslaw Case
    https://archive.org/details/InvestigationOfTheInslawCase

  7. M says:

    I am currently reading Gus Russo’s book “Supermob” that is freely available at Google Books. On page 268 there is mention of something called The Octopus and the fact that actors were afraid of losing their work they offended something called The Octopus. This was in connection to grand jury investigation of special waiver given to MCA by Screen Actors Guild and the person who was instrumental in giving that waiver was none other than Ronald Reagan.

    Might not have any connection to this case but had to mention it. The book itself has some very intresting stuff. For example on page 271 it is mentioned that when Nixon hears about Jewish Hollywood money getting channeled to Democrats he says “Cant we investigate some of these cocksuckers”. That is on Watergate tapes and we all know what happened to Nixon even though he was getting some Teamsters/Mafia money.

  8. BuddhaForce says:

    Danny Casolaro Watergate foreknowledge
    https://archive.org/details/ForeknowledgeOfWatergate

  9. BuddhaForce says:

    We Have Ways of Making You Sell: The INSLAW Scandal – Audio, 4 parts, 1991.
    http://spitfirelist.com/miscellaneous-archives/shows-m31%e2%80%94m62/#M50

  10. kissme says:

    Cheri Seymour on Coast to Coast AM is GONE111 Anyone have alternate links?

  11. HomeRemedySupply says:

    “Danny Casolaro Died for You” STAGE PLAY
    (one minute Trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbrqzhayHH8

    Website with internal exploration about the topic – https://timelinetheatre.com/events/danny-casolaro/

  12. Greg Bacon says:

    Remember the failed April 1980 Iranian rescue snafu, where we were told that a combination of sand storms and equipment failure doomed the op?

    That was/is a LIE. A friend of mine’s father worked at the Defense Mapping Agency-now the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency- and they provided logistics for that op, like maps and coordinates. He told us the sand storm story was a front for what really happened, that someone in the USG had leaked/sold the info to the Iranians and they were they waiting and shot the Hell out of the attempted rescue mission.

    Yes, I know that sounds crazy, but when you look at all the machinations going on to get Reagan into the WH, including dealing with the Iranians and promising them military equipment if they would hold onto the hostages until after November–which they did–to ensure a Reagan victory.

    Reagan’s VP candidate, George Bush Sr, was dealing in Paris with the Iranians and its my guess he’s the one who told them, insider info that a former CIA director should have no problem acquiring.

  13. scpat says:

    A bit of other information on some of these characters:

    Marvin Rudnick, prosecutor in Los Angeles who was investigating entertainment conglomerate MCA Inc. and its mob connections, was ordered by David Margolis of the Justice Department to shut down the investigation. He did not and was subsequently fired by the DOJ [Time stamp: 37:15].
    “Another veteran federal Strike Force prosecutor involved in the probe of organized crime infiltration at MCA, Marvin Rudnick, known for his bulldog tenacity, was shockingly fired by the Justice Department and considered ‘rogue’ because he wanted to continue to pursue the suspected MCA bad guys, even if the trail led to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.”
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2635094/EXCLUSIVE-Revealed-MAFIA-helped-Ronald-Reagan-White-House-Shocking-documentary-reveals-Mob-connections-catapulted-presidency-probe-thwarted-highest-levels.html

    David Margolis, a Justice Department Institution, Dies at 76
    “In recent decades he was in the middle of many of the Justice Department’s biggest mobster, political corruption, espionage and terrorism investigations. He often examined high-level cases in which the government’s own conduct was called into question, including the suicide of the Clinton White House aide Vince Foster in 1993, the leaking of the C.I.A. agent Valerie Plame’s name in 2003, and the botched corruption prosecution of Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska in 2008.”

    “…In perhaps his biggest test, he intervened in 2010 in a furious long-running dispute over the legal basis for the brutal interrogation tactics used by the C.I.A. against terrorism suspects after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
    The Justice Department’s ethics lawyers had concluded that John C. Yoo and Jay S. Bybee, two of the department lawyers responsible for legal opinions authorizing brutal tactics like waterboarding, demonstrated “professional misconduct” and should be sanctioned. But Mr. Margolis overruled that decision and concluded that their legal memos authorizing the tactics, while flawed, were tempered by the “context” of the frenzied period when they were written.”
    https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/16/us/david-margolis-a-justice-department-institution-dies-at-76.html

  14. Smokeyspam says:

    James I am so glad that you have returned to this story. I believe that it is one of the most important stories of the last 30 years. It is a great and epic tale of corruption and murder. You have done us a service to once again shine the light of truth on this foul kraken of corruption that still lives today.

  15. bill_i says:

    What might transpire if more knew of the dark doings of yesteryear?

    It’s unfortunate that the time lag between the perpetration of such crimes and the discovery, accumulation, organization, and presentation of pertinent details often takes years or decades, as perpetrators age and die and interest wanes.

    Possibly, a growing awareness of such activities might make new occurrences more difficult to conceal. It might also feed undercurrents of suspicion, particularly when some of the larger, deeper (as in the “deep events” of Peter Dale Scott) take place.

    That’s still not the same as acquiring incriminating evidence, though, while having that or even getting close to doing so would definitely put someone in a very dangerous position, as poor Danny discovered. (How likely is it that unknown individuals are in this position today, concerning some major past event of this nature?)

    We’re not likely to learn in advance of such events, either — say by recognizing patterns and following up with digging and inquiries, although that’s not completely out of the question, but having advance knowledge would also create a very dire dilemma.

    This kind of criminal behavior has been around for millennia. Will it ever end?

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