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About Daniel Hopsicker

Daniel Hopsicker is an investigative journalist dubious about the self-serving assertion of U.S. officials that there are no American Drug Lords.

52 Years Later, We Still Remember What They Did

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Barry Seal wasn’t starring in a Jason Bourne movie

As MCA Universal prepares  a preemptive strike against America’s most important recent history—the public assassination of one of the original American Drug  Lords in a movie starring a world- famous Scientologist playing a man outweighing him by a good hundred pounds—it may be time to stand up for what's left of the truth. … Continue reading

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Frank Sinatra, Pablo Escobar… and Meyer Lansky

"Two kilos of heroin for a little walking around money"   A  'friend' on Facebook found a link I posted there to a DailyMail story about Frank Sinatra's purported ties to Pablo Escobar, (Frank Sinatra was ‘a better cocaine dealer … Continue reading

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Ferrie, Oswald, Seal: ‘Committing Journalism’ in New Orleans

Leading up to this weekend’s Oswald Conference in New Orleans, over the next few days I will be publishing interviews and video of eyewitnesses who knew three men Americans were violently prevented from hearing. David Ferrie, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Barry Seal—each … Continue reading

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David Ferrie, Lee Oswald, & Barry Seal: Patsies or Principals?

Leading up to this weekend’s Oswald's Summer of Secrets Conference in New Orleans Oct 16-19, I will be publishing video with eyewitnesses  who knew three men Americans were violently prevented from hearing.      

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Free press in U.S. vs Mexico: Que es mas macho?

  Three Mexican journalists—each a woman who has spent years living with the real possibility that the death threats she regularly receives will one day result in a slow, gruesome death—heroically continue to report the truth about the drug war in their country that … Continue reading

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The “Zapruder Film” of the “War on Drugs”

Most people have already heard something about the assassination of Barry Seal, gunned down in cold blood in Baton Rouge Louisiana in 1986, supposedly for ratting out the head of the Medellin Cartel, Pablo Escobar.   But that’s not what happened. … Continue reading

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Did Tom Cruise helicopter clip doomed ‘Mena’ plane?

Both men who died in the crash of a twin-engine plane in Colombia last week on the shoot for Tom Cruise’s new “Mena” movie have backgrounds more like those of spies, spooks, drug movers or clandestine agents than pilots on a film shoot. … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush’s 9/11 problem

  On the campaign trail in New Hampshire two weeks ago, Jeb Bush was asked a question for which he clearly wasn’t prepared, which hearkened back to Bush’s time as Florida Governor. You can see the question here.  

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True Detective III: “The Cowles’ Identity”

According to the DEA—which, caveat emptor, lies like a dog when it suits its purposes—El Chapo Guzman’s Sinaloa Cartel  “supplies 80% of the heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine, with a street value of $3 billion, that floods Chicago each year.” … Continue reading

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