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Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party

Hillary's America: A review of an insane person's account of an insane person

Author: Dinesh D'Souza
Narrator: Derek Perkins
Publisher: Penguine
Length: 13 h 2 m
Genre: History & Politics
Published: 2014
Reviewer: Anonymous

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Are the type of person to have ever looked into the JFK assignation? If you have, you may have come away with the vague feeling that no one has any idea what really happened and never will. Almost certainly though, the official "Lone Gunman" theory, just doesn't quite add up. If this has ever bugged you, author Collin McLaren is ready and eager to scratch that itch in this excellent piece of investigative journalism! McLaren perfectly lays out what is known about that day and from a law enforcement perspective, what is most likely to have taken place. Almost certainly Oswald would not have been able to fire three shots as was detailed in the Warren commission. Aside from some impossibly grand conspiracy, the only other logical explanation for the assassination and following cover up is, wait for it... (unless you already know the answer, but for everyone else...), it was... an accident. Yep, the fatal mistake was accidentally made by Secret Service agent George Hickey, riding in the car behind the President. Oswald would have been perched ahead (and above) of the motorcade and shot twice.  It was the car behind the President that attempted to return fire after the first shot, essentially over the President's head toward the book depository. For whatever reason, that fateful bullet instead of being aimed at the book depository hit the President in the back of the head, causing the famous forward jerking motion after exploding the back of the head onto the rear of the vehicle.

Anyway, if you want to read one Australian man's fairly reasonable conclusion of what might have happened that day, this is a great read. McLaren sounds like a great private dick and he clearly is both qualified to have undertaken this massive investigation and in his conclusions based on available evidence. I know there is a movie too and tried to get the significant other watch it with me, but having just put kids to sleep we were having trouble enjoying the multiple close up replays of the infamous head-shots right at the beginning of the film and turned it off after about 10 minutes.