One would expect that tales of federal spies and the Confederacy would be descriptions of 19th century exploits. Who would believe that the most grandiose federal spying scheme would not only involve the Confederacy but would be occurring today, and would be as current as today's news.
It now has become evident that rogue U.S. intelligence operations targeted the Confederate Memorial Association (CMA) and the century-old Confederate Memorial Hall museum and library in downtown Washington, D.C. for use as an intelligence front. The CMA board of directors closed the facility rather than succumb to this illegal proposal.
Too strange to believe, you say. Read on.
Col. Jeffrey Addicott, an intelligence officer with the Special Forces, commanded a Sons of Confederate Veterans organization that filed a lawsuit against the association that is now nearly 15 years old. Addicott prosecuted his civil claim while on active duty at the Pentagon, using personnel, facilities and funds supplied by the federal government.
One of his co-conspirators in this action was an employee with a subcontractor for the CIA-funded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). This individual is Vicki Heilig, who has now moved over to the National Association of Securities Dealers, which is the watchdog organization for securities fraud.
Now that we know who the secret sponsors for this litigation are, we can better understand why two assassination attempts were visited upon this writer, who is president of the CMA. We can also understand why other members of my family have been sued, my wife has been sued, and all the individual members of the association's board were sued. Unlimited federal funds, you see.
These rogue intelligence miscreants even had the gall to serve the senior White House correspondent and fellow board member Sarah McClendon with papers while she was recovering in the hospital.
But those who are responsible for this outrage against American citizens may soon find out that their political connections cannot save them. They will discover that, despite their best efforts, the Constitution still applies.
As the investigation of the anthrax attacks continues, it is obvious that the lethal letters were a domestic operation.
And when those responsible are finally run down, our rogue U.S. intelligence friends are likely to be rudely apprised of the criminal implications of their domestic intelligence games.
Other Southern Cites:
HOW A CONFEDERATE GROUP EXPOSED A CIA 'BLOWBACK' ON AFGHANISTAN
ELITES DIG IN TO DEFEND WASHINGTONS CULTURE OF CORRUPTION
On Terrorism and Confiscating Confederate Homes
JUDGE JACKSON AND THE CONFEDERATE WATERGATE
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