FREE PRESS * May 13, 2013
* Issue 19 *
AMERICANFREEPRESS.NET * AFP BEHIND THE SCENES
Trying to Sink
• Rafts of ridiculous claims follow British liner RMS Titanic; prove even harder to scuttle
By Michael Collins
.Many patriots have fallen for some popular (but downright silly) rumors about the sinking of the White Star liner Titanic in 1912.
The most widely heard claim is that the Titanic was deliberately rammed into an iceberg in order to sink it so that a particular group of American millionaires aboard would be lost at sea.
One version of this story holds that the targeted millionaires were critics of the proposed establishment of the Federal Reserve System and had to be eliminated. Another version says the targets were supporters of Nikola Tesla, whose innovations challenged the oil and electric monopolies.
Some say the Jesuits orchestrated the sinking of the Titanic, since, it is claimed, the Jesuits were behind the Fed — and, yes, some people believe that.
How the conspirators managed to arrange for their targets to be in Europe and then return to the United States — all aboard the Titanic — is never explained. Essentially, sinking the ship was an elaborate assassination plot and some 1,500 other victims were collateral damage.
Now let’s look at some facts. First of all, two of the prominent men lost on the Titanic were members of New York Jewish banking families — satellites of the Rothschild empire — associated (and intermarried) with the Kuhn-Loeb-Schiff- Warburg forces behind the Fed’s creation: Isidor Straus, owner of Macy’s Department Store, and Edgar Meyer, uncle of Wall Street financier Eugene Meyer, an early governor of the Federal Reserve Board and first president of the World Bank.
The truth is that any of the purported “targets” could have survived had they simply gotten into a lifeboat on the starboard (right) side of the ship’s deck, where men — even penniless immigrants — were permitted by the officer in charge to enter the boats. In contrast, on the port side, no men were permitted into the boats.
Thus, even if the Jesuits or the bankers had connived to load the Titanic with “critics of the Federal Reserve,” those who perished could have survived if they had simply walked around the deck or through one of the public rooms to the starboard side and entered those lifeboats (which were largely lowered half full).
Another theory contends it was not even the Titanic that sank, but instead its nearly identical sister ship, the Olympic, which (they claim) was switched with the Titanic before the ill-fated voyage, part of a carefully contrived insurance scam.
According to the story — the focus of a fanciful “documentary” now on the Internet — the switch was possible because the ships were virtually identical, with the exception of minor external cosmetic differences, that — so the story goes — could have been quietly amended.
Here’s why those concerned with the facts scoff at this story: The ships could not have been switched because of the simple reason that — since the Titanic was completed after the Olympic — White Star incorporated major changes to the “B” deck accommodations for first-class passengers on the Titanic, including the addition of a much-publicized “French café,” and the creation of new passenger cabins, including two special suites with private promenade decks.
The alterations were so substantial — and widely touted at the time in major shipping journals — that such a switch could not have gone unnoticed. The conspiracy theorists never mention the “B” deck changes that put the rumor of a “switcheroo” to rest. Underwater photos of the wreck prove this point.
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Michael Collins Piper is the author of Final
, the controversial
“underground bestseller” documenting
the collaboration of Israeli intelligence in
the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He is
also the author of The New Babylon
High Priests of War
New Jerusalem: Zionist Power in America
Judas Goats: The Enemy Within
Secrets: Crime, Conspiracy & Cover-Up in
the 20th Century,
GOLEM: Israel's Hell Bomb
These works can
be found at America
He has lectured
on suppressed topics in places as diverse as
Malaysia, Japan, Canada, Russia and Abu Dhabi.
(Issue Number 19, May 13, 2013,