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Maybe the CIA Could Learn Something From Faulkner

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Share|  “The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” William Faulkner wrote in 1951, two years after winning the Nobel Prize for literature. It’s one of his best-known lines. sk___ If you have not heard of Chile’s secret torture camp ColoniaDignidad, don’t worry. Most North Americans haven’t either, along with the rest of the world. But […]

Colonia Dignidad Draws Attention of “Fired” Dallas News Reporter Character in The Plan – a Novel

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Share| Michael Townley, an American assassin Reporter Sara Mercury (a character in The Plan) fired for “too much time spent on the JFK assassination,” turns her interest to American assassin, Michael Townley (shown here), and wonders what role he might have played in the strange 1999 death of  Des Moines, Iowa lawyer David W. Belin, […]

History Colonia Dignidad: Orwellian Story From the Land of Pinochet; Three Young Journalist Defy Regime

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While researching to learn more about Michael V. Townley, I ran into this fascinating blog that attests for the strong spirit that some people carry, even under seige. Here’s a quote, along with the link to the full blog: sk Reblogged from Notes on the Americas: Orwell in Chile This month marks the 65th anniversary of […]

First book in Clinton Moore Thriller Series —

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Share| What secrets were behind this rusty fence? The Plan  Book 1: Clinton Moore Thriller Series  I met a woman in the Mississippi Delta with a story to tell. She was driving me home from the small town of Drew to Parchman Penitentiary where I lived with my husband, who was the prison’s chief psychologist. That […]

Walk Through the Central Park in Cuenca, Ecuador and You Might Hear Pan Flutes and Guitars

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What a nice day for retirement expatting. We enjoyed some great music in the Central Park. It was quite a surprise as we walked downtown to hear the pan flutes, drums and guitars playing. A special Andean musical group had come out to sing and play. The sun was out, beautiful white clouds were overhead, and […]

The Plan Starts in New York City, Moves to the Mississippi Delta, and Winds Up in the South American Andes of Ecuador

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A sunset in the Andes of Ecuador I am so close! The Plan is in final editing stages. From here, it goes to a formatter, and then to Amazon! The cover has been designed, and it’s fantastic. I am so excited to be about to share this book with  my friends. Here’s the basic summary: […]

New Emmett Till Video Posted on YouTube; Mississippi, Conspiracies, Assassinations, Colonia Dignidad All Featured

Susan Klopfer, author The Planhttp://susanklopfer.com Publication Date: June 2013 The author of a new fiction book due out in June focused on the multiple murders of two black, gay lawyers and a straight, white FBI agent, today released a Mississippi-based video on YouTube. “The Plan is based on actual and fictional characters. It starts out […]

Pee-Wee Herman with Big Adventures, he’s NOT! But Bill Birnbaum shares ‘A Lifetime of Small Adventures,’ making Pee-Wee’s life look — well — boring

Have you ever wanted to chuck it all and do something different? Turn your world upside down? Abruptly stop what you are doing and take a quantum leap into the unknown? IF YOU ARE prepped for something new and different to do as you retire, you might be inspired by Oregonian Bill Birnbaum, who at […]