TOPIC:  A look at America’s history of government and intelligent agency assassinations and lost persons who whistleblow on government corruption or interfere with politicians’ designs

Michael Ruppert is a former LAPD narcotics investigator and whistleblower who later became an investigative reporter and an author focusing on America’s War on Drugs, the oil cartels, peak oil, and a post-oil society. Michael was best friends with Pulitzer prize winner Gary Webb, the journalist who exposed the Iran-Contra scandal and the CIA running cocaine into Los Angeles, resulting in his suicide. Michael has written several important books including “Confronting Collapse: The Crisis of Energy and Money in a Post Peak Oil World”, which explore the relationship between the forces of power and wealth behind oil and the 2008 financial collapse, and became the basis for Chris Smith’s award-winning documentary “Collapse”

Daniel Hopsick is an investigative journalist, documentary film producer and director, publisher of the ezine Mad Cow Morning News. His investigations into the Saudi-Raytheon-911 connections, much which is described in his documentary Mohamed Atta and the Venice Flying Circus and a book entitled Welcome to Terrorland. He is also the author of “Barry and the Boys: The CIA, the Mob and America’s Secret History” and “The New American Drug Lords.”  Daniel has investigated many mysteries killings and activities conducted by American intelligence, including the US attempts to induce cancer in Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez with cancer-inducing technologies developed by a Dr. Ferris. His website is

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