From: mongiovg (mongiovg@STJOHNS.EDU)
Date: Wed Apr 30 2003 - 11:14:59 EDT
Thanks, Jerry. I conducted the same Google search before posting, and found the same info you did: it still left me unconvinced. I'll be interested to know what JH tells you if he responds to your phone message. Gary >===== Original Message From gerald_a_levy <gerald_a_levy@MSN.COM> ===== >Hi Gary: > >A brief "Google" search under Jason Halperin revealed the following: > >1) the story in question has been published on other sites. >2) Jason Halperin is a real person and he is indeed associated with Doctors > Without Borders. See: >http://chaos.cpmc.columbia.edu/sph/Displayimage.asp?Event_No=525 >3) You can do as I did which was to call his phone number 212-847-3143 > and leave a message. I didn't deem it an emergency and so didn't call > his cell phone number (which you can find out when you call the > above number). > >Given the above, I think that the story does ring true. And his reason for >not mentioning the name of the restaurant also rings true to me. > >In solidarity, Jerry > > >> Is there any independent confirmation for this story? I have no doubt >that >> some terrible things are happening throughout the US, but I am suscpicious >of >> the fact that the author of the piece scrupulously omitted the name of the >> restaurant. I have heard nothing of this in the media, and I think it >unlikely >> that a gang of NYC cops could have stormed a midtown restaurant and aimed >> weapons at pre-theater diners without attracting some media attention. The >> business about the cops forcing restaurant employees to crawl around on >their >> hands & knees under gunpoint doesn't ring true; nor does the bit about >> mysterious agents in suits typing on laptops while this lockdown was >taking >> place. Seems mighty fishy to me. >> If the story turns out to be a fabrication, the repetition of it by >> well-meaning lefties will have damaged the credibility of all those who >> challenge the mainstream party line. Until I see some credible back-up for >> this one, I'm treating it as a hoax. Can anyone supply further details?
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