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Anybody got the scoop on John Todd?

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posted on Oct, 17 2010 @ 02:20 AM
John Todd was a man who's audio is posted on youtube( ) who was allegedly apart of the "Illuminati" and had made meetings to explain and warn about "Illuminati" activity. Alot of very interesting things where said and the structure of his lectures have been accurate from what I can tell. His disappearance is still a mystery from what I have heard.

Anyways just wanted to talk about the gentleman and see what people had to say as far as truth or hoax goes..

posted on Oct, 20 2010 @ 04:30 AM
Or not -.-

posted on Oct, 21 2010 @ 12:59 AM
I just watched a video with him talking about the music industry. His story is insane, I can't believe he just disappeared, yes I've done a lot of reading and watching about the Illuminati, and this honestly kind of reinforces my belief on them. How he was a whistleblower on such a huge topic, during a time where barely anyone had even hear of the Illuminati. He gets thrown in jail, drugged, discredited, then just vanishes without a trace?

Tupac, Michael Jackson, and John Todd. Good people.
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posted on Oct, 21 2010 @ 11:15 PM
Some times strange things happen to people who speak out againts TPTB(Illuminati), Fritz Springmeier who wrote the 13 Illuminati blood lines book got put in jail in a very mysterious alleged robbery of a bank, William Cooper the writer of Be Hold A Pale Horse and a opponent of the Illuminati was mysteriously shot and killed by police officers in a very strange circumstance like a set up, so it dosen't suprise me that we haven't heard anything from John Todd.....i just pray he's safe.

posted on Jan, 4 2013 @ 03:00 PM
why does anyone not talk about john todd anymore? william cooper etc.... lets have these legends move on and continue their stories of truth

posted on Jan, 4 2013 @ 03:46 PM
Interesting. Have never heard of John Todd, or any of the others. Will look more into this. Thank you for bringing this thread back up.

posted on Jan, 7 2013 @ 02:17 PM
sometimes it makes me wonder why things get so buried underneath the pile of junk that fills this site. John Todds story is amazing, and imo, needs to stay alive.

posted on Jan, 7 2013 @ 02:24 PM
You wouldnt believe it if I told you.

posted on Jan, 8 2013 @ 05:11 PM
was a right wing nutjob who, well he died officially in 2007, anti left wing racist, is this where alex jones/david icke get there ideas from though?
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posted on Jan, 8 2013 @ 05:19 PM
During the early 1970s, Todd became one of a handful of speakers making the rounds in evangelical Christian circles warning young people against the occult. Like two other of those speakers, Hershel Smith and Mike Warnke (whose claims of being an ex-Satanist have likewise been disproved), Todd claimed to have been a Satanic high priest before his conversion, which he dated as 1972. (In one meeting between Todd and Warnke, the two had a backstage confrontation and Todd accused Warnke of stealing his testimony regarding the Illuminati.) Todd also claimed that John F. Kennedy was still alive and that he had been Kennedy's "personal warlock". Christian publisher Jack T. Chick created a comic book, "The Broken Cross", based on Todd's allegations that Satanists were taking over America. In 1973 allegations surfaced that he had been making sexual advances toward young women and teenage girls at Christian meetings and a Jesus Movement coffeehouse, was incorporating witchcraft teachings into his Bible studies, was carrying a .38 handgun into church meetings, and was using drugs. In addition, he impregnated his wife's teenage sister. After some Christian leaders who had promoted him took steps to distance themselves, including evangelist Doug Clark denouncing him on his television show, Todd dropped out of sight from fundamentalist Christianity. During this time, Todd spoke in charismatic churches, claiming to have evidence that fundamentalist churches were tools of the Illuminati.

In 1974 Todd moved to Dayton, Ohio where he opened an occult bookstore and began recruiting for a Wiccan coven. In 1976 Todd became the subject of a criminal investigation over reports that he was involving underage girls in sexual initiation rituals for his coven. Following an investigation of his activities by neopagan leaders Isaac Bonewits and Gavin Frost, which uncovered drug use and underage sex, Frost's Church and School of Wicca revoked the charter it had granted to Todd's coven. He was convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and given a six-month sentence, but served only two months before being released due to epileptic fits.[3]

Todd resurfaced in the evangelical Christian community in late 1977, this time claiming the existence of a vast Satanic conspiracy led by an order of witches called the Illuminati, supposedly including a number of Christian organizations and well-known Christian figures such as Jim Bakker, Jerry Falwell, Billy Graham, Bob Jones, Sr., Oral Roberts, and Pat Robertson. He claimed to have given, as a member of the Illuminati, $8 million to Pastor Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel to launch the Christian rock industry, which Todd said was a Satanic invention to entrap Christian young people in rock music and its "demonic beat". He claimed that Falwell had been "bought off" by the Illuminati with a $50 million donation. He also claimed that US President Jimmy Carter was the Antichrist and that the Ayn Rand novel Atlas Shrugged was the Illuminati's blueprint for unleashing a planned Satanic takeover. He urged Christians to stockpile weapons and food in preparation for a Satanic takeover in 1980. He found a niche speaking in fundamentalist Independent Baptist churches, and for a time created quite a stir.

Tapes from Todd around 1979 just prior to dropping out of sight indicate that he had returned to teaching Oneness Pentecostal (aka, "Jesus Only") theology. Todd dropped out of sight again after 1979, reportedly moving to rural Montana after issuing warnings that the Satanic takeover had begun. He was later reported to have delivered a speech in Cedar Falls, Iowa in 1983 at the invitation of Randy Weaver.

posted on Jan, 8 2013 @ 05:24 PM
Todd claimed to have served as a Green Beret in the Vietnam War, but his discharge papers list him as a general clerk/typist and do not record him having been in Vietnam. Army medical reports referred to "emotional instability with pseudologica phantastica" (compulsive lying), difficulty in telling reality from fantasy, homicidal threats he had made on another, false suicide reports, and a severe personality disturbance. Todd also claimed in his testimony to have murdered an officer in Germany and to have escaped prison with the help of the Illuminati, but his records show no such things occurred.

Todd's speaking engagements during 1978 and 1979 generated controversy and sometimes hysteria at the churches he spoke at. Frequently, there were claims by Todd of gunshots in the parking lot or attacks on his life after the services, but there were no witnesses to confirm his claims.

While Todd claimed to have left witchcraft in 1972 and converted to fundamentalist Christianity, accounts have him being baptized into a Oneness Pentecostal church in Phoenix, Arizona in 1968, and leading a Wiccan group in Ohio in 1976. When confronted with the latter by Christian evangelists, Todd said that he had gone through a period of "backsliding" during that time. However, when a number of other inconsistencies in Todd's story were reported in the evangelical Christian media, and Todd began denouncing many Christian leaders as part of the Satanic conspiracy or the Illuminati, many evangelists denounced Todd and cut off any further association. Jack Chick was the only influential evangelist to continue to defend Todd.

posted on Jan, 8 2013 @ 11:15 PM
I dunno, his Wikipedia page makes him seem like a complete nutjob, or maybe that's just how they want him to look?

posted on Jan, 9 2013 @ 05:27 AM
Todd could have well been a dissembler motivated by and doing the work for others.

What I mean is that he was maybe the first or one of the first to say things and talk of things that many who came latter claimed to be true as well. Bill Copper comes to mind. Bill claimes an independent source for his warnings and never that I know of, said anything about Todd.

Look at the things Todd said about the music industry. Much of what he said has been said ad nauseam by many over the years. Many doing their own work have gleaned much more from the subject than Todd put out.

Be Todd a nut or a lier, research has it that he knew to much about some things.

And by the way, do you guys mind giving some sources? Do you know of anyone or have you seen his military records? Where did that info come from? ect ect.

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