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CONDIT IS LINKED TO CHANDRY LEVY'S DISAPPEARANCE WHICH MAY BE LINKED TO KNOWLEDGE SHE HAD ABOUT BUSH'S COLUMBIAN DRUG CARTEL PARTNER, CARLOS LEHDER. CHENEY PROVIDED CONDIT WITH AN ALIBI. CONDIT IS ON THE HOMELAND SECURITY COMMITTEE. ........... From the: THE CHANDRA LEVY/BUSH CONNECTION The Bush Family may have more than one reason to prefer Chandra Levy silent. According to Skolnick, while working at the press office of the Federal Bureau of Prisons she may have learned of the Bush family connection to the OKC bombing and/or their partnership with Columbian drug cartel baron Carlos Lehder.
in the introduction of Al Martin’s book, The Conspirators, Secrets of an Iran-Contra Insider: it is stated, “Iran Contra is a euphemism for the outrageous fraud perpetrated by government criminals for profit and control. Offhandedly, this inaccurate term entered history as shorthand for the public scandals of illicit arms sales to Iran coupled with illicit weapons deals for Nicaragua. The real story however is more complex. When George Bush, Bill Casey and Oliver North initiated their plan of government-sanctioned fraud and drug smuggling, they envisioned using 500 men to raise $35 billion. When Iran Contra fell apart, they ended up using about 5,000 operatives and making over $350 billion in covert revenues.” On page 15: “(Operation) Sledgehammer was essentially a contingency operation to institute a putsch against the United States Government (with the tacit support of said government) should knowledge of Iran-Contra become publicly disseminated. The feeling was that if people were to know the quantities of narcotics and weapons being dealt and the enormity of State-sanctioned fraud against U.S. banks (and other financial institutions which taxpayers ultimately guarantee), there would be such a reaction among the people that in order to divert public attention, it might be necessary to institute a putsch having the tacit agreement of the Reagan Administration.
When Lehder was finally captured in a Colombian jungle in 1987, then-U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese hailed it as a major victory in the war on drugs. Lehder would be extradited and become the first foreign drug lord to face the full force of American justice.Not mentioned in the burst of publicity was one curious fact: Lehder had already begun cutting a deal from his remote hideaway, an arrangement that would eventually land him in the federal witness protection program. How could the man who ran the world's biggest drug operation, a man wanted for years by the American government, wind up as a federally protected witness? Because the Justice Department desperately wanted Panamanian President Manuel Noriega, a smaller player in the drug trade but a bigger political fish.
The Lehder case illustrates how far the federal government's use of the witness protection program has moved from its original intent of protecting innocent victims or informants who testify against major crime figures. Lehder was rewarded for turning in someone who was, in effect, an underling in his operation.