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By the next morning, according to the Reverend James Orange, an associate of King’s, “the bushes were gone. The authorities were said to be cleaning up the area.”6 Why in all these cases does the government come in and make the most cardinal error you possibly could—and that is, disturb the crime site! When there’s a violent crime, they’re not supposed to do that! It’s one of the first procedures any cop is taught, basic Police 101. So who gives the order to do this? Don’t any of them sit and wonder, why are we not doing this according to the book, but instead breaking a cardinal rule of police work. But when there’s an assassination, all local and state laws go out the window, and authority comes down from above about what’s to happen. Isn’t that the fox guarding the chicken house? The feds doing all the investigating and questioning just reeks of potential abuse. So Ray has a car waiting to drive away in, then goes up to Canada and overseas, where he ends up getting caught two months later at the London airport. All by himself, right? No one aiding or abetting him in any way, shape, or form. Like Judge Joe Brown put it: “You want to say that a three-time loser, an escaped convict with no obvious financial resources and no technical knowledge, is going to not only miraculously learn how to become a good marksman: This one individual is able to acquire the resources to get identities of deceased individuals, come up with very good forgeries for passports and fake identification, and somehow acquire funds for a very expensive itinerary and travel schedule? Now, be real! ... what you’ve got in this case was a stooge whose task was to throw everybody off the trail.”7 While he was being held in a British jail before getting extradited, Ray told an officer that he’d expected to profit from being involved in the killing; later, he testified to the House committee that he figured he’d only be charged with “conspiracy.” His second attorney, Percy Foreman, convinced Ray to cop a plea or else face the death penalty. Foreman later said he didn’t give a damn whether there was a conspiracy or not, and never asked Ray about it. Ray reluctantly agreed to plead guilty, but pretty soon felt he’d been hung out to dry. When he died in prison in 1998, he was still saying he was innocent. It would be a stretch to say that Ray wasn’t involved at all. For one, there was big money being floated by Klan types that he certainly could have heard about. The question is, who was directly involved with Ray, and how far did the plotting go? But—no trial. Why aren’t we having trials in such high-profile cases even when the guy pleads? It should go ahead anyway, just for the country’s peace of mind. Then we’d know, well, he was tried and convicted and there was

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