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Cynthia, Tania and Alison

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OKLAHOMA CITY – On this day of the “blood moon” – the first in the tetrad between now and late 2015 – I am pondering a curious coincidence I happened to stumble upon following my most recent Dust Devil Dream article “Bring to heel.”

That was the one where I examine the recent incident in Las Vegas where a woman – later identified as Alison Michelle Ernst – threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton, along with some papers. Reportedly, one of the papers had to do with Bolivia’s 1967 “Operation Cynthia,” which was a military effort to flush out Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara and his largely Cuban band of communist rebels operating in the Bolivian countryside. The "Cynthia" in the operation's name was the daughter of one of the Bolivian commanders. 

In my sync article, which I posted on April 11, 2014, I asked why Ms. Ernst was interested in “Operation Cynthia” and what it had to do – if anything - with the former Secretary of State who was in Las Vegas speaking to a group of metal recyclers?

I then suggested that Ernst was perhaps insinuating that Clinton, herself, was a “Tania the Guerilla,” the female revolutionary who befriended (and possibly later betrayed) Guevara’s revolutionary efforts in Bolivia.

And how I tied Clinton to Tamara “Tania” Bunke Bider was the fact that when Patty Hearst was kidnapped, sexually tortured and forced to rob banks for the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974, Hearst’s SLA name was “Tania,” after Che’s lover and fellow revolutionary. And it was Clinton’s husband, the former President Bill Clinton, who pardoned Hearst in 2001.

So, on this day – April 15, 2014 – I stumble across an article by Stella Morabito headlined “Cults In Our Midst: Patty Hearst and the Brainwashing of America.” It turns out that it was 40 years to the day – April 15, 1974 – when Hearst was filmed on bank cameras during her involvement in a robbery.

As Morabito writes: “There she was – granddaughter of William Randolph “Citizen Kane” Hearst – wielding a sawed-off assault rifle and terrorizing people in a bank. She had recently announced in a taped SLA communiqué that she had voluntarily joined the SLA in its fight against the ‘fascist’ United States. She took the nom de guerre ‘Tania,’ in honor of a Che Guevara comrade. Before all that, she was just living the life of a 19-year old college student, looking forward to getting married.”

And then you have Alison Michelle Ernst. She is from Phoenix and allegedly is linked to James Holmes, the bizarre killer allegedly involved in the Aurora, Colorado theatre massacre. Denver's alt-weekly Westword has more on Ernst and her alleged link to Holmes and a whole series of bizarre things. In fact, back in 2012, when the shooting took place, we wrote a piece here headlined "Court doc claims Illuminati, owner of The Oklahoman, involved in Aurora massacre conspiracy." Of course Philip Anschutz in the Colorado-based, neo-conservative owner of The Oklahoman now and has a growing media empire. Is Anschutz the new Citizen Kane? Is Alison Michelle Ernst his project/patient at the Anschutz Medical Campus where James Holmes allegedly talked about Micro RNA biomarkers - syncing with my "Oh mi corazon" dream and the drones and DNA? Too eerie...

And Wayne Madsen reported shortly after the Aurora shooting that Holmes, an "aspiring scientist," may have been linked to mind-control research at an Anschutz-funded facility in Aurora. And as our sync friend Loren Coleman at Twilight Language noted, the "Aurora name game" surfaced in the deadly shootings in Overland Park, Kansas this weekend, which we reported on here.

And then you have the "mind control" of Patty Hearst. Was Alison Michelle Ernst under mind control in Las Vegas? Why was she in that city to begin with? Why do we know so little about her despite her connection to the Holmes case and her allegedly causing injury to an internationally-known figure and possible next U.S. president? Who is Jonathan Lee Riches and his link to Ernst and the Holmes case and the accusations against Anschutz? And why does the alleged photo of Ernst wearing a Holmes mask and holding a gun look so much like the iconic image of a gun-wiedling SLA-brainwashed Patty Hearst? Hearst and Ernst? Is there a message here?

What does all of this mean? It’s hard to say, really. The fact that I connected Ernst, the “Operation Cynthia” documents, Patty Hearst and “Stockholm Syndrome,” which Morabito mentions in her interesting article featured at The Federalist, well, it strikes me as a synchromystic puzzle, waiting to be solved. What we do know is Ernst is facing federal charges in the shoe-chucking incident. We still don't have answers as to why she did what she did. 

And yes, I got up to view the first “blood moon” of this tetrad lunar cycle. It was an eerie sight to behold. And quite coincidentally (of course) I am watching the 1966 Sean Connery film A Fine Madness.

In an early scene, Connery's character, a poet named Samson Shillitoe, is making out with a secretary in an office and the camera is focusing on an image of the moon on the wall and the moon is blood red.

Meanwhile, Connery is telling the woman: "Red. Everything's red ... merely different shades of red. They tell you it's a rainbow. So you won't know you're in hell."

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