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McVeigh: The Manchurian Candidate by David Hoffman

March 5, 2012


[Editor’s Note: The following is a special preview of David Hoffman’s forthcoming book The Oklahoma City Bombing and the Politics of Terror, due out from Feral House later this year. Hoffman is the publisher of the Haight Ashbury Free Press.]

IN ORDER TO FULFILL HIS MILITARY OBLIGATION, McVeigh signed on with the Army National Guard in Buffalo, where he landed a job as a security guard with Burns International Security. McVeigh was assigned to the night shift, guarding the grounds of Calspan Research, a defense contractor that conducts classified research in advanced aerospace rocketry and electronic warfare. In a manner mirroring his conduct in the service, McVeigh became the consummate security guard. Calspan spokesman Al Salandra told reporters that McVeigh was “a model employee.” Yet according to media accounts, McVeigh had lost his confidence, and his cool. “Timmy was a good guard,” said former Burns supervisor Linda Haner-Mele. He was “always there prompt, clean and neat. His only quirk,” according to Mele, “was that he couldn’t deal with people. If someone didn’t cooperate with him, he would start yelling at them, become verbally aggressive. He could be set off easily.” According to an article in the Washington Post, co-workers at a Niagara Falls convention center where he was assigned described him as “emotionally spent, veering from passivity to volcanic anger.” An old friend said he looked “like things were really weighing on him.”

“Timmy just wasn’t the type of person who could initiate action,” said Lynda Haner-Mele formerly of Burns Security, where McVeigh worked in early 1992. “He was very good if you said, ‘Tim watch this door — don’t let anyone through.’ The Tim I knew couldn’t have masterminded something like this and carried it out himself. It would have had to have been someone who said: ‘Tim, this is what you do. You drive the truck…'” Mele’s account directly contradicts the testimony of Sergeant Chris Barner and former Private Ray Jimboy, both of whom served with McVeigh at Fort Riley, and claimed that McVeigh was a natural leader. This also contradicts McVeigh’s service record, which rated him “among the best” in leadership potential and an “inspiration to young soldiers.” “He had a lot of leadership ability inside himself,” said Barner. “He had a lot of self confidence.” Apparently, “Something happened to Tim McVeigh between the time he left the Army and now,” said Captain Terry Guild. “He didn’t really carry himself like he came out of the military,” said Mele. “He didn’t stand tall with his shoulders back. He kind of slumped over.” She recalled him as silent, expressionless, with lightless eyes, but subject to explosive fits of temper. “That guy didn’t have an expression 99 percent of the time,” added Mele. “He was cold.” Colonel David Hackworth, an Army veteran who interviewed McVeigh for Newsweek, concluded that McVeigh was suffering from a “postwar hangover.” “I’ve seen countless veterans, including myself, stumble home after the high-noon excitement of the killing fields, missing their battle buddies and the unique dangers and sense of purpose,” wrote Hackworth in the July 3rd edition of Newsweek. “Many lose themselves forever.”

Although such symptoms may be seen as a delayed reaction syndrome resulting from the stress of battle, they are also common symptoms of mind control. While visiting friends in Decker, Michigan, McVeigh complained that the Army had implanted him with a microchip, a miniature subcutaneous transponder, so that they could keep track of him. He complained that it left an unexplained scar on his buttocks and was painful to sit on. “Among the many telemetry instruments being used today, are miniature radio transmitters that can be swallowed, carried externally, or surgically implanted…. They permit the simultaneous study of behavior and physiological functioning.” – Dr. Stuart Mackay, Bio-Medical Telemetry (textbook), 1968. To the public, unfamiliar with the bewildering lexicon of government mind control research, such a claim may appear as the obvious rantings of a paranoiac. But is it? Miniaturized telemetrics have been part of an ongoing project by the military and the various intelligence agencies to test the effectiveness of tracking soldiers on the battlefield. The miniature implantable telemetric device was declassified long ago. As far back as 1968, Dr. Stuart Mackay, in his textbook entitled Bio-Medical Telemetry, reported, “Among the many telemetry instruments being used today, are miniature radio transmitters that can be swallowed, carried externally, or surgically implanted in man or animal. They permit the simultaneous study of behavior and physiological functioning.”

It is interesting to note that McVeigh claimed that the Army implanted him with a microchip. According to Dr. Carl Sanders, the developer of the Intelligence Manned Interface (IMI) biochip, “We used this with military personnel in the Iraq War where they were actually tracked using this particular type of device.” It is also interesting to note that the Calspan Advanced Technology Center in Buffalo, NY (Calspan ATC), where McVeigh worked, is engaged in microscopic electronic engineering of the kind applicable to telemetrics. Calspan was founded in 1946 as Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, which included the “Fund for the Study of Human Ecology,” a CIA financing conduit for mind control experiments by emigre Nazi scientists and others under the direction of CIA doctors Sidney Gottlieb, Ewen Cameron, and Louis Jolyn West. According to mind control researcher Alex Constantine, “Calspan places much research emphasis on bioengineering and artificial intelligence (Calspan pioneered in the field in the 1950s).” In his article, “The Good Soldier,” Constantine states:

“Human tracking and monitoring technology are well within Calspan’s sphere of pursuits. The company is instrumental in REDCAP, an Air Force electronic warfare system that winds through every Department of Defense facility in the country. A Pentagon release explains that REDCAP “is used to evaluate the effectiveness of electronic-combat hardware, techniques, tactics and concepts.” The system “includes closed-loop radar and data links at RF manned data fusion and weapons control posts.” One Patriot computer news board reported that a disembodied, rumbling, low-frequency hum had been heard across the country the week of the bombing. Past hums in Taos, New Mexico, Eugene and Medford, Oregon, Timmons, Ontario and Bristol, England were most definitely (despite specious official denials) attuned to the brain’s auditory pathways. “The Air Force is among Calspan’s leading clients, and Eglin AFB has farmed key personnel to the company. The grating irony — recalling McVeigh’s contention he’d been implanted with a telemetry chip — is that the Instrumentation Technology Branch of Eglin Air Force Base is currently engaged in the tracking of mammals with subminiature telemetry devices. According to an Air Force press release, the biotelemetry chip transmits on the upper S-band (2318 to 2398 MHz), with up to 120 digital channels.”

There is nothing secret about the biotelemetry chip. Ads for commercial versions of the device have appeared in national publications. Time magazine ran an ad for an implantable pet transponder in its June 26, 1995 issue — ironically enough — opposite an article about a militia leader who was warning about the coming New World Order. While monitoring animals has been an unclassified scientific pursuit for decades, the monitoring of humans has been a highly classified project which is but a subset of the Pentagon’s “nonlethal” arsenal. As Constantine notes, “the dystopian implications were explored by Defense News for March 20, 1995: “Naval Research Lab Attempts To Meld Neurons And Chips: Studies May Produce Army of ‘Zombies.’ “Future battles could be waged with genetically engineered organisms, such as rodents, whose minds are controlled by computer chips engineered with living brain cells…. The research, called Hippo-campal Neuron Patterning, grows live neurons on computer chips. ‘This technology that alters neurons could potentially be used on people to create zombie armies,’ Lawrence Korb, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said.”

“It’s conceivable,” according to Constantine, “given the current state of the electronic mind control art, a biocybernetic Oz over the black budget rainbow, that McVeigh had been drawn into an experimental project, that the device was the real McCoy.” What this defense department newsletter may have been discussing is the successor to the “Stimoceiver,” developed in the late 1950s by Dr. Joseph Delgado and funded by the CIA and the Office of Naval Research. The stimoceiver is a tiny transponder, implanted in the head of a control subject, which can then be used to modify emotions and control behavior. According to Delgado, “Radio Stimulation of different points in the amygdala and hippocampus [areas of the brain] in the four patients produced a variety of effects, including pleasant sensations, elation, deep, thoughtful concentration, odd feelings, super relaxation, colored visions, and other responses.” According to Delgado, “One of the possibilities with brain transmitters is to influence people so that they conform with the political system. Autonomic and somatic functions, individual and social behavior, emotional and mental reactions may be invoked, maintained, modified, or inhibited, both in animals and in man, by stimulation of specific cerebral structures. Physical control of many brain functions is a demonstrated fact. It is even possible to follow intentions, the development of thought and visual experiences.”

As Constantine points out, the military has a long and sordid history of using enlisted men and unwitting civilians for its nefarious experiments, ranging from radiation, poison gas, drugs and mind control, to spraying entire U.S. cities with bacteriological viruses to test their effectiveness, as was done in San Francisco in the late 1950s. The most recent example involves the use of experimental vaccines tested on Gulf War veterans who are currently experiencing bizarre symptoms, not the least of which is death. When attorneys representing the former soldiers requested their military medical files, they discovered there was no record of the vaccines ever being administered. Timothy McVeigh may have unknowningly been an Army/CIA guinea pig involved in a classified telemetric/mind-control project — a “Manchurian Candidate.”

Source: McVeigh: The Manchurian Candidate (Was Timothy McVeigh an unwitting mind-controlled patsy?) by David Hoffman

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