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Capt May with his sister Melody in 1978. A Latin and Greek classics scholar, he himself carried the appearance of an ancient hero.

Chapter 1

Gestation Inside The
Propaganda Matrix


Eric Holmes May was born into the tail end of the baby boom generation in Texas in 1960. 
Many readers who have come of age since the advent of the Internet may find it difficult to grasp the degree of public naïveté and group think of this era, so let us first briefly describe it before we get on with the life of Captain May.
This was the first generation in American history whose average household had a television set on approximately seven hours a day.  Until the 1990’s, Americans received about 75% of their news from three networks (ABC, NBC, and CBS), whose headquarters were once clustered within two blocks of the CBS “Black Rock” headquarters building at 51 W 52nd Street, Manhattan.
When Professor Ben Bagdikian published the first edition of Media Monopoly in 1983, he decried the fact that five big media "corporations decide what most citizens will—or will not—learn.”  He also noted that the people who owned most of the media could all fit inside a medium-sized room. 
When former CBS anchor (1962-1981) Walter Cronkite wrapped his newscasts with “And that’s the way it is,” most Americans really believed that really was the way it was. Viewer opinion polls often cited Cronkite as "the most trusted man in America ."  He acted out a convincing façade of professionalism and gentlemanliness, giving very little evidence of his true handlers behind the scenes. 
When Walter Cronkite turned against the Vietnam War in the late 1960’s, President Lyndon Johnson commented, “If I've lost Cronkite, I've lost middle America .” Yet during this very period most Americans really believed that they were beneficiaries of a free market place of competing ideas, in which the parameters of nationally televised debate were not tightly controlled. 
There was never any need for George Orwell’s two-way telescreens.  Nor for his storm troop thought police out of 1984.   Most Americans had been led to believe that the American system was capable of perpetual prosperity.  It reflected the highest evolution of social wisdom.   Dissenters were mostly losers and malcontents. Therefore, there was never a need to band together to pose a serious challenge to the system.
Goethe summed up the situation when he said, “None are so hopelessly enslaved except those who falsely think they are free.”
Then came the free Internet as a popular alternative media in the late 1990’s.  However, despite its incredible ability to deliver suppressed ideas to a worldwide audience for free, the general public continued to show tremendous inertia in challenging Establishment orthodoxies and ridding itself of ideas programmed into it for generations.
Captain May was no exception to this gradual awakening process. Between September 11, 2001 and early 2004 he was still accepted official U.S. Government lies about 9-11.
However, once Captain May became convinced that 9-11 was an inside job, he made amazingly quick progress both in terms of adjusting his worldview and becoming a leading activist.  He understood the very real prospect of future false flag attacks, a martial law crackdown, and even the possibility of America getting dragged into World War III. 
Despite public ridicule and death threats, he stood and fought like a man to defend whatever was left of the Constitution and his country.
 May also discovered that the Internet is vastly more powerful than simply serving as a tool to access alternative news stories or play defense.  It can also serve as the “printing press of the Second American Revolution.”  It is potentially more powerful as a social change agent than the advent of the printing press with Gutenberg. 
May and his volunteer band of fellow cyber activists could not only analyze and indentify high  level criminality with lightening speed, but also interdict it and proactively shape social policy on a grass roots level.
This was especially heady progress for someone who once referred to himself in a talk show interview as “just a redneck from Texas who once voted Republican.”
May confided to the author that he originally came from a leftist background.   He attended a mixed race high school where he became class president and was wide receiver on the football team.  He viewed himself as an “All American” kind of guy who believed in the system.     He believed in the egalitarian teachings promoted by the Federal government and controlled media in the post-1960’s Civil Rights and Great Society era.  Later on, he would initially take the official government story about 9-11 at face value.   He believed all of this was “patriotic,” just like he felt he had proven himself a solid citizen by pulling himself up by his bootstraps in the military and later becoming a successful teacher, professional writer, and talk show guest. 
But in the aftermath of 9-11 and the Battle of Baghdad cover-up, he became a committed revolutionary. He became totally disgusted with the corruption and deception emanating from both the central government and controlled national media.  
Did he go crazy, or is it more the case that he was consistent, and that it is America ’s hidden power elite that is un-American?
May believes that it has been “All American” to fight the “Info War” against the Establishment media.  He did not become a traitor. He has stood up to traitors.
Either he has been at the head of a Second American revolution in opposition to these traitors, or he is a waste of time.
As we shall see, there were many events in his early background that prepared him for his pivotal change in thinking.

Eric May grew up in a family with one brother, Philip, and two sisters, April and Melody.  April remembers his aptitude as an intelligence officer from an early age. “He was a little brat,” she told this author, “He would collect and remember embarrassing details on the rest of us, and then threaten to tell our parents if we did not help him get out of doing the dishes and other chores.  It worked.”
April was two years ahead of her brother Eric at the N.B. Smiley High School in Houston , which he attended from his freshman to junior year.   Prior to this, he had attended a mostly white school, and is pictured in a junior football team photo as a wide receiver, no. 30, with long wavy blond hair. 


Young Eric May

No. 30 on the football team at an all-white junior high school

Eric May adapts his appearance and becomes the student body president of a half black, half white high school



N.B. Smiley High School was half black and half white.  Young Eric creatively adapted and improvised in a big way.  Whereas young Malcolm X spent hours at a time trying to make his kinky black hair straight, April remembers young Eric spending hours in the bathroom trying to make his wavy blond hair curly.  He ended up creating a huge “Afro,” earning himself the nickname “The African Prince.”
According to April, her brother was very popular among both blacks and whites alike at the high school.  All the girls were after him.  He was not only class president, but during his junior year he became president of the entire student body.  The last time a junior had held this position was 50 years earlier.
May also excelled academically. By the time he was a junior he had taken all the advanced courses that were available.
At age 17 Eric May enlisted in the Army.  He got his G.E.D. within three months, in essence graduating from High School a year early.  With limited means, the G.I. Bill would be a big help for college later on. 


Home on leave from from the First Cavalry Division Ft. Hood, Texas, PFC Eric May celebrates the 1978 graduation of Smiley High School buddy Ricky Martinez.


From 1977-1980 Capt. May  served with the U.S. Chemical Corps of the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas, holding ranks from private to sergeant.  
This training in nuclear, biological, chemical warfare would later help him evaluate Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD) scenarios used in domestic military exercises as well as the Bush Administration’s cover-up of the use of a neutron bomb in the Battle of Baghdad.
On 15 July 1979, the night that President Carter gave his moral “malaise speech, a black soldier broke a bottle and held the shards the throat of the barracks Charge of Quarters (CQ), or duty watchman.  PFC May and eleven other white soldiers observed the incident.  Only May reported this black, who got thrown out of the Army because of May’s statement.   May thought it ironic that here he was the “African prince” with a blond “Afro” in High School, and when the most messed up Negro in the barracks held a bottle to one of the best white NCO’s, none of the other white soldiers would come forward.
May heard through the grapevine that for the next month there were would be black “bros” of the soldier he put on report who would be out to get him.  As one defensive measure, every time he used a bathroom stall, he would hold a bayonet in one hand and toilet paper in the other.  He also changed his sleep schedule, and became more aloof from other soldiers.  He went to bed at 6:00 PM in a secure area, woke up at midnight, and then spent the rest of the night studying.  This prevented him from getting ambushed in his sleep at the quietest time of night.
May figures the six hours he spent studying a night for the rest of his enlisted tour was more than most college students put in a day.  He spent 18 months going through Will and Ariel Durant’s full twelve volumes of The Story of Civilization.  He also subscribed to National Review, U.S. News, and Reader’s Digest, and went through a magazine a day.
In 1980 Eric May entered the University of Houston Honors College, majoring in  Latin and Greek   A professor told him that the root of the humanities is the classics, and the soul of the classics is in the languages.  He remained in the military reserves and received a second Lieutenant commission in December 1983.
While at the University, one of his favorite instructors was Dr. Peter Guenther, who had been a Wehrmacht officer during World War II.  They maintained contact long after May graduated. Having lived through the formation of the Third Reich, Guenther later relayed to May during the Bush administration a strong sense of déjà vu.  He told May about similarities between 9/11 and the Reichstag fire and how the Patriot Act and other moves by the corrupt Bush administration had their counterparts in dictatorial power grabs by Hitler.
May also worked as a police dispatcher to help pay his way through school. This experience exposed him to police corruption, planted evidence, and local politics.  Later, this experience would help him understand how police could become compromised in an area intended for a false flag attack.  It also gave him a better sense about how to approach honest police officers who could serve as allies.
Upon graduation in 1985 with a degree in Latin and Greek classics, May began his Army career in intelligence.  He attended the Military Intelligence Officers Basic Course at Ft. Huachucha , Arizona , where he remained for a year working on special projects for the Director of Reserve Intelligence. 

"8 Nov 89 May, Eric H. 1LT Military Intelligence"


Capt. May, 1st Cav. M.I., with a colleague and smoking a pipe

Capt. May, again with his pipe, with other intelligence staff



In 1986 the Army selected May to attend the Defense Language Institute (DLI) at the Presidio of Monterey, California, where he completed the Russian basic and intermediate courses.  He explained in a Lone Star Iconoclast interview what flagged the Army’s attention.  (interview with editor on 14 Aug 2006):

…I had Latin, and Greek, Russian, Spanish, a bit of Korean, and grew up talking Ebonics in a black high school — I have a real high language IQ — in fact, I used to have the highest language IQ in the Army, or did when I took the IQ test, scoring 156 out of 160, the equivalent of a 1560 SAT test. To me, the [terror date] code [I later developed to help predict false flag operations]  is just language. I taught four or five different grammars, I know four or five different vocabularies, I know idioms — code is a number language.”

Capt May was tutored by many brilliant expatriate Russians, who included chess masters and professors.  A number of ironies and paradoxes presented themselves.
May commented in his 23 Feb 2006 Whalen interview:

“I was trained at your good tax dollar expense to be a Russian linguist and someone who interpreted official Soviet organs of information. Like Pravda and Tass. So the idea that governments did nothing but lie and arrange things through the media that said they were there to tell the truth and report about things --that idea was real easy for me because, you know, your tax dollars taught me to think that way. The hard part was coming to realize that my government was just like them.”

The old Soviet propaganda was much more clumsy and heavy-handed than American media.  To find the outlines of truth, May often had to go to the back pages of mainstream periodicals first and read between the lines.  Another good source were humor magazines.
His instructors told him a joke about Pravda, which means “truth,” and another major publication Izvestia, which means “news.” It went:  “In truth there is no news, and in news there is no truth.”
May’s Russian instructors told him that while they were aware that they were being propagandized, they still had no idea how deeply they had been brainwashed until they arrived in the West. For all their brilliance, it was still difficult to make comparative analyses when the government controlled most sources of information.
However, while it is true that Russian defectors found many new freedoms in America , they were hardly free of national media propaganda.
Capt May has noted that over 90% of America ’s mainstream national media is owned by about five or six corporations.  We also know from declassified documents about CIA Operation Mockingbird and other programs the government has controlled high level journalists and editors since the early Cold War days. 
In his column, Justin Raimondo would later provide an excellent overview of national media deception that helped lead America into the invasion of Iraq : 

…The hysterical warmongering that followed in the wake of 9/11 completed the process of degeneration [of professional news reporting] begun long ago. In the post-9/11 world, the news, as such, no longer exists: what we have now is a "narrative."
Listen long and hard to the talking heads on TV and you'll hear that phrase echoing down through the cable-vision canyons, bouncing off the walls and endlessly repeated by reporters, bloggers, and water-cooler savants: It's the narrative, stupid.
The meaning – and danger – of the narrative was masterfully demonstrated in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq . The facts were tossed aside, or else cherry-picked and arranged in such a fashion as to mimic the truth while telling a brazen lie. The tallest of tales were woven around a story line, in which the central figure was a power-mad dictator whose quest for "weapons of mass destruction" posed a danger not only to his neighbors, but to the whole world. George W. Bush even suggested that Saddam was about to launch an armed attack on the continental United States . Iraqi drones, specially made to launch biological and chemical weapons, were supposedly assembled and ready to drop WMD on American cities. As dumb as this idea appears to be, some members of Congress apparently fell for it. After the truth came out about the "drones," however – they never existed – at least one vexed congressman found out that the photos he had been shown of these purported "weapons of mass destruction" were fakes, taken somewhere in the American Southwest.
That's not the only forgery that figures among the War Party's key bits of "evidence" against the Iraqi regime. Don't forget the famous Niger uranium forgeries, a cache of documents so crudely faked that it took IAEA scientists only a few Google sessions to unmask the fraud. Ahmed Chalabi's Iraqi National Congress, the source of most of the "intelligence" that lied us into war, reportedly maintained a forgery factory that churned out these productions with clock-like regularity. (All of it paid for, incidentally, by you, the American taxpayers: we paid Chalabi millions to dupe us, thanks to Bill Clinton and his administration's sponsorship of the Iraq Liberation Act, which was supported by the leadership of both parties.)

Things have deteriorated to the point that on many key issues, Russian media today may actually be more honest than American national media. May provided an example of an interesting irony in his 12 Oct 2007  interview with Melinda Pillsbury-Foster:       

Capt May: ….I used to watch Soviet broadcasts, listen to their reporting, read their newspapers, and the art became understanding how it was that the party apparatchiks were telling official lies. And they could not have done it if they had not known they were telling official lies.
Melinda Pillsbury-Foster: Yes.
Capt May: When I watch TV, I don't see any difference between FOX, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, ABC --look it is all propaganda. It is all state propaganda, and there is one thing I understand, which is that just about everyone sitting at the desk, all the news bunnies and all the talking heads?
Pillsbury-Foster: Yes.
Capt May: They are in on the gag, folks. They are not just out of the loop and don't know what's up and we are smarter than they are. The reason those psychopaths are sitting there is because they are the best liars in media. That is their job. Their job is not to be square with us. Their job is to pretend to be square with us and make us think "Oh, well I am going to watch Lou Dobbs because he stands up to my issue here. Oh, I am going to watch Obermann because he stands up for my issue there. Or, Oh, I hate O'Reilly because he doesn't tell the truth!" The simple fact of the matter is that they are all poisonous. And they are all complicit in covering this up [the reality of 9/11 as an inside job and the possibility that military exercises may be taken live to justify a war against Iran and impose a nationwide martial law clamp-down].  And when you come to particular media, in particular areas, for instance Portland , you wind up with specific editors being told to take positions to put down stories. You wind up with specific journalists who are writing poison pen articles to make us think that anyone who has rational concerns about practicing --at the very least these people are practicing a police state and dictatorship. And at the worst they may take these exercises live and establish a nationwide dictatorship.

Further into the same interview, May described another disturbing irony.

Capt May: …There was a gal down in Houston, a black woman, Margie Shoedinger who after Bush was elected she decided to do a --who was the gal in Clinton 's past?
Melinda Pillsbury-Foster: There was Susan something or the other, I don't remember--
Capt May: There were women coming out of the woodwork on Clinton . And one of them got a big settlement, nearly a million dollars. Well Margie Shoedinger came out of the woodwork and talked about how Bush had kept her on the side when she was a minor and whatnot in Houston , and the only story in the world that appeared on that was Pravda. No American media would touch it. This was about 2000 - 2001. And shortly afterwards Shoedinger filed suit and in the suit alleged that she had been brutalized by the local FBI and intimidated by local cops and whatnot, and Pravda ran the story and said, "You know, in the United States this is not officially recognized as a story of interest, which is very peculiar, but we will have to see what happens to this young woman. That will say a lot about the validity of her claims." And don't you know, that woman wound up being dead a year later, and the only newspaper on earth that would cover it again was Pravda.
Melinda: Yes.
Capt May: So it is a great irony when Bush is such a protected media figure that the only place an American citizen can read the truth about the goings-on of our government is in a Russian newspaper.
Melinda: That is appalling.
Capt May: Well, especially like an old cold-warrior like me. But we have to understand that this administration, these eight people are capable of anything.

An important factor that helped bring down the old Soviet Union was the “samizdat” media (“samizdat” meaning in Russian “self-published”), which consisted of mimeographed newsletters informally circulated by hand and by fax.  Today Americans have the greater advantage of the Internet, which tends to morph and burgeon around the world faster than authorities can react to it.  Capt May believes that even if authorities try to censor the Internet, much as they have already attempted in China, they risk damaging global commerce. 
In 1988, May was selected as an inspector/interpreter for the Intermediate Nuclear Forces treaty team, and worked on special projects for an intelligence asset in the area of Washington , D.C.   Then he attended the Military Intelligence Officers Advanced Course in Ft. Huachuca , Arizona .
From 1989 to 1994 May spent five years with the U.S. Army Reserve’s 75th Division (Exercise) in Houston .  He conducted dozens of command and staff exercise scenarios, working first as a  Blue Force (US), and later as a Red Force (OPFOR) controller. (See video interview with Captain May which shows him speaking about his background, except it has poor lip sync, on You Tube).
As the saying goes in detective fiction, “It takes a thief to catch a thief.”  Role-playing as a “thief” or enemy commander helped May develop skills he would later apply towards profiling the Bush Administration and its CIA-Mossad cohorts in order to deter false-flag operations.
 Playing war games also helped May hone his skills in utilizing the “Intelligence Process” and the “Intelligence Cycle.” 
As May has pointed out in his interviews (and as I have heard myself from many other intelligence professionals), something like over 90% of most classified information is often lying around in little bits and pieces open to the general public (or “open source”).  Admittedly, finding this sensitive information is often like finding a needle in a haystack. However, even when ordinary people inadvertently stumble across fragments of sensitive information, they usually do not know how assemble it into a coherent “intelligence product” that can create useful analysis and predictions.  
Often ones ability to sift, collate and interpret vast amounts of information is more important than ones level of security clearance.  As one example, Tom Clancy, author of Cold War suspense thrillers, once claimed in a radio interview that U.S. Navy officials expressed alarm at the level of analysis he was able to express in his writings.  They were based purely on collating and interpreting open source material.  Conversely, I have known individuals with the highest level SCI (sensitive compartmented information) clearances who lack the native intelligence, time, personal interest, or flexibility of mind to adequately handle the pearls of wisdom surrounding them, giving credence to the saying that an ape in silk is still an ape.


The intelligence cycle

For all intents and purposes, the intelligence cycle is essentially an adaptation of the various phases of the scientific method for military purposes.  The Intelligence Process itself is not classified any more than the scientific method, and yet paradoxically enough, the ability to skillfully apply this process is probably more valuable than most classified information itself stored inside security vaults.   In fact, one can read all about the process in great detail online in the U.S. Army Field Manual 2-0 Intelligence. 
Throughout this book, the reader will see plenty of “hands on” examples about how May uses this process.  What makes his approach particularly unique is the way he applies it against his own government and national media, not exactly the original target of his training in U.S. Army intelligence schools.
Following his active duty period with Army intelligence, in 1990 May started teaching in Latin, Russian, and Greek at a Houston Catholic School , Mount Carmel High.
This teaching experience provided good preparation for the Info War in more ways than one.  For starters, he came in contact with various Latino gangs who familiarized him with the frequent use of gang codes. 
Later May observed that power elites in America also run in gangs just like street gangs.   In other words, the Occult Skull & Bones fraternity at Yale, and Israel ’s intelligence service the Mossad, may also have a similar fetish for codes.  Cracking their “gang codes” helps predict false flag strikes.
In 1991 May demonstrated courage and protectiveness towards his students, traits he would later show on a much larger scale towards his home city of Houston and his oath to protect and defend the Constitution.   He described this experience in the article he wrote for the 15 Oct 1992 Houston Chronicle:


Teachers Must Be Guardians of Their Students


May is a Latin Teacher at Mount Carmel Catholic High School here.  He accepted a certificate of appreciation from Mayor Bob Lanier recently for his efforts to aid police in apprehending a gunman who had robbed a student on a school bus last year.


By Eric May

It took 10 days for the police to arrest the gun-man who had robbed one of my students in broad daylight.  As the teacher who had coaxed and cajoled over a dozen students into helping piece together information on the robber’s identity, I knew that he would have identified me through the after-school talk that he and his neighborhood cronies would hear.  There was no question that he could reach me –lived half a mile from the school.
My wife and I kept the lights in the front rooms turned off, with the curtains drawn—we were wary of offering silhouettes as targets to the robber.  We sat up and joked on the first night, trying to convince each other that we were being excessively cautious.  The next day I stepped out the front door to find the windows smashed out of three of my neighbor’s cars.
Two days later, I stepped out –cautiously—to walk to school. There were two half-full bottles of cheap wine on my porch.  “Now you know that you’re found,” was the message I inferred from my discovery.
When I reached school that morning, one of my students came up to me privately. “Mr. May,” she said, “that boy who robbed me was down the street last night, and he had a gun.”
The anxiety of the next days was terrible.  The strain of keeping my fears in check, while teaching my students, was the worst part; I had to joke about eye strain to explain to them why I had drawn all the shades on my classroom windows. By the time the robber was finally found and arrested, it had been hell…but it had been worth it.
Ever since that arrest a year ago, my school has been free from fear.  No assaults, no robberies, outsiders don’t trespass on the school premises.  My school sent the message; the bullies who tried to prey upon went away…
….The other day we did something rare in my class.  I asked my second-year Latin pupils to lay aside syntax and paradigms for 30 minutes and tell me why the danger had become so great in schools –especially public schools—in recent  years.  My pupils, most of them coming from public schools, were effusive.
They believe that the greatest failure in schools today is the absence of the authoritative, involved faculty.  They contend that many teachers do not impose discipline on unruly students because of fear of humiliation at the hands of those students.  In a similar vein, they believe that teachers have gone away from lecture and classroom drill not out of pedagogical reasons, but from simple despair of being able to control their classrooms well enough to do anything but “busy work.”  The students believe that the size of most schools (often over 2,000 as opposed to our 250) keeps teachers from forming the deep attachments and loyalties to the students, while granting predators too much anonymity.
The upshot of all this, they informed me, is that in several of the schools they had left the academic climate had degenerated to the point that merely to be seen carrying books to class was to be taken for a weakling.  In other words, a student became a target just for acting studious…
…We teachers are the first model of government that our pupils encounter.  If they see us standing by, moderately secure and altogether cowardly, while they are bullied, mocked, robbed – and worse—then we will have fostered nothing more than the spirit of despair that so many of our pupils already succumb to and we will have inspired no one but the predators… 

After he was elected teacher of the year in 1991, local editors began to ask for and publish his essays .This opened up new doors.  He started to publish regular op-eds for the Houston Post and Houston Chronicle, to include strategic analysis for public consumption.  May wrote:

Most of my op-eds were about education and general-interest topics, but twice (after Operation Desert Storm), they were strategic warnings. My first strategic op-ed, “Success of Desert Storm being judged unfairly” (Houston Chronicle Outlook, August 12, 1992) was based on my insights as a Desert Storm volunteer. In it I stated that, had we invaded Iraq after liberating Kuwait , we would have ended up in a quagmire like Vietnam . My second strategic op-ed, “Somalia intervention not as simple as it seems” (Houston Chronicle Outlook, December 3, 1992) advised that we were making a big mistake by going into a little-known African country called Somalia — an opinion borne out by later events.

May’s experience as an editorial writer opened up new military doors for him. In 1993, the Army selected him to attend the Defense Information School , at that time located at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indiana.  He subsequently became the public affairs officer for the 75th Division.
This experience would later complement his prior experiences as Nuclear-Biological-Chemical Warfare NCO and an intelligence officer in several ways.  First, it is not enough to uncover high level skullduggery as a political activist.  One must also be skilled at disseminating ones findings to the general public.
Secondly, having been exposed to the Department of Defense “principles of information” policy as a public affairs insider, May now had greater credibility when he accused the Bush administration of running roughshod over all of these things.
DoD principles state that the military cannot withhold information unless it is necessary to protect the security of combat operations.  However, once these operations are over, the military has a duty to release full and honest information to the public.        Under no circumstances can the military to engage in psychological operations (or  “PsyOps,” also known as propaganda warfare, or “Info War” –all of which mean essentially the same thing) against the American public. 
“PsyOps” means deliberately lying to the public, either through acts of commission or omission.  Lying in itself has moral implications, since it means theft of the truth.  It denies the target of lies the ability to have adequate information to act in his or her own best interest.  On a broader social level, “Psyops” impair the ability of public to act in its own best interests in order to maintain special privileges for a chosen few at the public expense.  Obviously this is incompatible with any form of republican or democratic government where the electorate must be kept honestly informed about major issues in order to make competent decisions.
The most dangerous forms of PsyOps not only tell lies in bits and pieces, but also try to build an entire false ideological framework for interpreting the world –a false “worldview.”  This is also called “brainwashing.” 
Victims of brainwashing are no longer able to identify and  rationally weigh the true opposing parameters of a debate on a particular topic.  Instead, they tend to completely dismiss one side of a debate altogether, often with the attitude that “there are certain thoughts that one just should not have.”
Later in this book, we will explain how the Bush Administration tried to practice this more extreme form of PsyOps on the American public, such as in the “Why We Fight” section of Chapter 6.  May has pointed out repeatedly in his interviews that the Bush Administration waged Info War to not only work against the Constitution, but to also reverse the American Revolution. 
Another important influence besides his Army public affairs experience that helped give May an insider’s view of the national media world was his personal friendship with Chase Untermeyer. 
Untermeyer was a Bush family friend who had been former Assistant Secretary of the Navy during both the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations. He also served as the White House transition team leader between the Reagan-Bush Administrations.  Born into a Jewish family, he later converted to a Protestant denomination.  At the time of May’s wedding to his third wife in 2002, Untermeyer served as May’s Best Man.  He was finishing up a tour as U.S. Ambassador to Qatar , where he sat in on high-level Central Command meetings. 
Later, when May founded Ghost Troop in 2003, Untermeyer sent him an email: 

I greatly appreciate the tribute if not the assignment.  My DOR as Lt, USNR is sometime in 1971, so I undoubtedly have seniority over you.  Notwithstanding this, I volunteer to be your chaplain in lieu of XO!

Untermeyer had been a key factor in jump-starting May’s career as a ghost writer in the mid-1990’s.  May wrote:

Chase, you were the friend who landed me the job writing Steve Wasserman's editorials over at KPRC (NBC) back in 1995, and Lord knows, you've seen me work for everyone from Mattress Mack to Frank Michel (my former editor and friend at the Chronicle), who is now Houston Mayor White's spokesman, I know the Houston media market, and what is newsworthy, as well as anyone hereabouts.

According to May, the first KPRC editorial he wrote coincided with the day of the Oklahoma City bombing, and involved more than macabre coincidence:

KPRC / TV 2   
A Post-Newsweek Station   

HOUSTON , TEXAS   77074-1791
(713) 222-2222



Air Date:   Monday, April 19, 1995, 6:30 PM
Repeats:    Thursday, April 20, 1995, Daybreak, Noon
Length:      1:30

It wouldn’t be going too far to say that Houston is in shock over the instant demise of The Houston Post, which printed its last paper Tuesday morning.
In its heyday in the 1960’s, when run by the Hobby family, the Post brought home to Houston its first –and to date only—Pulitzer Prize.  But in recent times the paper labored with a smaller circulation and tighter budget than The Houston Chronicle.  Post employees often wore multiple hats and worked long hours to prepare the quality newspaper we found at our front doors and on newsstands each morning.  It should be a point of pride to the 1900 Post employees that they were still producing quality up to the moment the presses fell silent.
Someone once said that the difference between friends and family is that you get to pick your friends, but not your family.  Even when we disagreed with its positions, writers or articles, we never forgot that the Post was a part of the Houston family. Dead at 110 years of age; we at Channel 2 join all Houstonians in mourning its passing.
I’m Steve Wasserman. Let me hear from you.

Captain May told this author that he later came to believe that his Jewish boss Steve Wasserman was a Mossad asset mourning crocodile tears.  He strongly suspects that the Houston Post and other relatively independent media in the Houston area were deliberately getting taken over by Zionists as part of a coordinated offensive at the time of the Oklahoma City bombing.  Zionist neo-cons were preparing Houston media for a future false flag attack by edging out media channels unwilling to tow their party line.
Author Michael Collins Piper cites strong evidence in his book The Judas Goats that the Mossad was involved in the Oklahoma City Bombing as a dress rehearsal false flag operation for 9/11.  There is strong evidence that the ATF and other federal agencies were tipped off in advance, and explosives were planted inside the building and not just inside Timothy McVeigh’s truck.  It was hardly a “lone nut” operation.  Former FBI agent and Los Angeles regional director Ted Gunderson has noted: “An inside investigator informed me that at least 11 other individuals, besides McVeigh and Nichols, were involved in the Oklahoma City bombing.”
Former Naval Intelligence Officer Wayne Madsen has corroborated this with his own report: 

March 25-26, 2009 -- Oklahoma City bombing was a Mossad-German intelligence operation

According to a former investigative reporter for CBS News, who spoke to WMR on background, the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Office Building on April 19, 1995 was the result of a closely coordinated plot by domestic espionage assets of Israel's Mossad and a German intelligence asset to pin blame for the bombing on Arabs in the United States and link the attack to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
The official conclusion of federal prosecutors were that Army veteran Timothy McVeigh and his colleague Terry Nichols were solely to blame for the bombing that killed 169 people, including 19 children, and was, at the time, the deadliest terrorist attack ever to be carried out on American soil. The FBI ruled out any foreign connections to McVeigh and Nichols. McVeigh was executed by lethal injection after his conviction on 11 federal counts on June 11, 2001. Nichols was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the bombing.
The CBS News source tracked McVeigh to a right-wing and outwardly anti-Semitic"Christian Identity" compound known as  Elohim City , Oklahoma and a German intelligence officer named Andreas Strassmeier, who spoke Hebrew and who had been married to an Israeli national. Strassmeier had infiltrated the Elohim City group. Strassmeier was the son of Gunther Strassmeier, the chief of staff to German Chancellor Helmut Kohl.
What soon became obvious to the CBS News source was that Strassmeier was the tip of a plot to blow up the Murrah building that involved not only a German intelligence asset, Strassmeier, but Israel 's Mossad and key officials in the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF).
The source also confirmed that a prison inmate named Kenny Trentadue, who was being held at the Federal Transfer Center for prisoners in Oklahoma City and who was mistaken by FBI interrogators as the mysterious "John Doe number 2" accomplice of McVeigh, was beaten to death in the federal facility on August 21, 1995, two days after the Murrah bombing. Trentadue was arrested on the Mexican border on June 10, 1995, for driving on a suspended license. The source said the FBI concocted a story that Trentadue had committed suicide even though there was forensic evidence that he had been beaten to death.
In the days after the Murrah building bombing, a number of Arab-Americans were detained and questioned by federal authorities until it was announced that the bombing was carried out by right-wing elements to avenge the government's siege of the Branch Davidian compound in Waco , Texas two years before.
Although the Strassmeier and Israeli connection to Oklahoma City was delved into by elements of the European media, the story never saw the light of day in the U.S. corporate media and much of the details have been relegated to Internet web sites.

The KPRC experience exposed May to a very suppressed side of American social reality, namely heavy Jewish control of national media.  In one of his talk show interviews, when confronted with the possibility that he might be labeled “anti-Semitic” for openly addressing Jewish power, May countered with words to the effect: “I have seen too much and been too close to the top level.  Unless you have hard evidence to the contrary and a similar level of experience, don’t argue this point with me.”
For greenhorns on the national media control issue, there are numerous sites on the Internet that provide solid evidence to back up Captain May. I list them near the beginning of my site map at  One of my favorite introductory articles is “How Jewish Is Hollywood by Joel Stein, 19 Dec 2008 Los Angeles Times.

I have never been so upset by a poll in my life. Only 22% of Americans now believe "the movie and television industries are pretty much run by Jews," down from nearly 50% in 1964. The Anti-Defamation League, which released the poll results last month, sees in these numbers a victory against stereotyping. Actually, it just shows how dumb America has gotten. Jews totally run Hollywood .
How deeply Jewish is Hollywood ? When the studio chiefs took out a full-page ad in the Los Angeles Times a few weeks ago to demand that the Screen Actors Guild settle its contract, the open letter was signed by: News Corp. President Peter Chernin (Jewish), Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey (Jewish), Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger (Jewish), Sony Pictures Chairman Michael Lynton (surprise, Dutch Jew), Warner Bros. Chairman Barry Meyer (Jewish), CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves (so Jewish his great uncle was the first prime minister of Israel), MGM Chairman Harry Sloan (Jewish) and NBC Universal Chief Executive Jeff Zucker (mega-Jewish). If either of the Weinstein brothers had signed, this group would have not only the power to shut down all film production but to form a minyan with enough Fiji water on hand to fill a mikvah.
The person they were yelling at in that ad was SAG President Alan Rosenberg (take a guess). The scathing rebuttal to the ad was written by entertainment super-agent Ari Emanuel (Jew with Israeli parents) on the Huffington Post, which is owned by Arianna Huffington (not Jewish and has never worked in Hollywood.)
The Jews are so dominant, I had to scour the trades to come up with six Gentiles in high positions at entertainment companies. When I called them to talk about their incredible advancement, five of them refused to talk to me, apparently out of fear of insulting Jews. The sixth, AMC President Charlie Collier, turned out to be Jewish.
As a proud Jew, I want America to know about our accomplishment. Yes, we control Hollywood . Without us, you'd be flipping between "The 700 Club" and "Davey and Goliath" on TV all day.

While at KPRC, May also became a whistleblower against government authorities for the first time in his life.   He wrote: “KPRC ran three days worth of news (Ron Regan, reporting) in Houston based upon my work with the 75th Division in Houston .  That was 1995, granted, but it was a big story, since in it, I took Major General Claude J. Roberts and his crooked staff to task for pilfering $100,000 of special fund dedicated to building an inner-city children's youth camp.  Wasserman asked me to include it in his editorials as well.”
According to May,  he sold Congress on paying $100,000 out of Drug Demand Reduction (DDR) protected funds for a youth camp for inner city kids.  He also got the Houston independent school district to pony up another $100,000 to $200,000.  The 75th Division general staff misappropriated it on things like TDY tours, coffee cups, and t-shirts.  There never was a camp
May wrote the following KPRC editorial:  

KPRC / TV 2   
A Post-Newsweek Station   

HOUSTON , TEXAS   77074-1791
(713) 222-2222



Air Date:   Monday, December 4, 1995, 6:00 PM
Repeats:    Thursday, December 5, 1995, Daybreak and Noon
Length:      1:09

Last week, in an exclusive “Target Two” report, our “Whistleblower” Ron Regan revealed that Houston ’s 75th Army Reserve Division asked for and received one-hundred thousand dollars of our tax money to establish an award-winning, anti-drug program for our children.  Within months the money was gone, and the camp was nothing more than a broken promise.
Since the reports aired, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has begun her own investigation and Congressman Gene Green has asked the Secretary of the Army for an explanation.   Green also intends to see that the Army makes good on its promise to Houston ’s kids, and mete out appropriate punishment if any laws have been broken.
Let’s hope Representative Green has better luck than Senator Phil Gramm, who first requested a military investigation. Gramm hasn’t gotten any answer for more than a year now.
If Department of the Army watchdogs continue to sleep under the porch, Channel 2 urges Congressman Green to unleash non-military bloodhounds.  Maybe they’ll be willing to sniff out the money trail, and give some answers to Houston and its children.
I’m Steve Wasserman. Let me hear from you.
Presented by Steve Wasserman, Vice President and General Manager

Prior to this editorial, Captain May said he got perfect Officer Evaluation Reports, with “all outstanding” and “promote ahead of peers” marks.  After this editorial, his commanding officer, Major General Claude J. Roberts got relieved of command. May himself started to receive “career killer” fitness reports. 
Captain May decided to become inactive. Even though he had five years of active duty and ten in the reserves, he decided not to go the extra five years to get his full twenty so that he would be eligible for reserve retirement pay sometime when he got into his 60’s.  He now staked everything on his civilian career to make ends meet in old age.
Missing out on reserve retirement benefits would later turn out to be a moot point for tragic reasons.  Sometime probably around fall 2005, May contracted the onset of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.  The ALS diagnosis was fully confirmed a year later.  In late 2008, at age 48, May finally received 100% disability on full Captain’s pay through the Veteran’s Administration.  However, by this time ALS had reduced him to a quadriplegic.  He became reliant on assisted breathing following a tracheotomy.  He relied on voice commands to operate a computer.
In 1996 Chase Untermeyer set up May with an interview to become a speechwriter for George W. Bush who was then serving as governor of Texas .  May met with Bush’s media director Karen Hughes.  May believes that he did not get a job offer because he signaled a distaste for intrigue during the interview.
Despite this, May wound up working with Ken Lay, a major Bush administration insider, and the  CEO of the ill-fated Enron.  His freelance speech writing also expanded to many Houston-area companies: Texaco, Compaq, Hill & Knowlton.  He published the article “In Search of a Friendly Ghost” in the Wall Street Journal, which greatly boosted his business. 
In Dec 2001, while teaching at the Raul Yzaguirre School for Success in Houston , May had a bitter encounter with the famous Edmund Burke dictum “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”
It started when the school administration accused a student of beating a substitute teacher.  It tried to send him to prison for a year. May discovered that there had been no real investigation, so he decided to conduct his own.  After interviewing the kid, he became convinced that the substitute teacher had cornered him when they were alone and tried to make a homosexual move on him.  Although the kid himself was no saint, in this instance May became convinced that he acted legitimately in self defense, and that the school superintendent was trying to cover for the pedophile teacher.
At a faculty meeting of 100 teachers called by the superintendent, May stood the principle down.  He also reported his findings to the police.   The pedophile teacher was convicted of felonious assault.  However, May was fired by the superintendent.
This experience taught him a bitter lesson.   He felt that all 100 teachers knew he was right, but he was amazed that none of them would stand up in his behalf.  He began to feel like in today’s decadent America , when evil is defeated, it is the exception, not the rule.
May also received an early lesson in American media bias, fickleness, and selective inattention.  He reported the incident to Nancy Shafran, a Jewess with the NBC affiliate KPRC.  She told him “No one is interested.  Not newsworthy.”
However, only six months later major media were abuzz with pedophilia charges against Catholic priests.   May thinks that the timing was purely tactical, because suspicions about priests are nothing new.   He thinks that the Catholic Church probably incurred the wrath of Zionist media for balking at their schemes to support global war against Muslims.  Furthermore, whenever conspiracy theorists start putting too much heat on Jews, it is always convenient to be able to deflect attention towards the Pope, Vatican , and secret orders like the Jesuits, as if they are every bit as dangerous as global Zionism.
Amidst all of this, May had a personal life. In the 1982 he married Jeanette, a blond-haired, blued lady of Belgian descent.  They produced two very Nordic-looking children, Andrew and Caroline, who are his only children.  May divorced around 1993. 
Around 1998 he married a second wife, a half Jewish woman who was also a martial arts champion.  He himself was not a black belt yet.  In 1998 she got mad at him and threw a punch at him.  He then put her down.  She called the police.
May ended up getting a couple of fights on his police record.  In a letter he would later send to national commentators Hannity & Colmes, he would reference these fights on his record as the reason why he was not able to volunteer to go back on active duty after 9-11.
He divorced his second wife in 1999.   That was an inimical relationship he would prefer to forget.        
Beginning around 2000 he started to train in Tae Kwon Do in earnest, eventually earning a second degree black belt. This helped develop further his individual fighting spirit, strength of will, and mental focus. 
May studied under oriental Master Yu Yong Kyu, and taught classes of consisting mostly of black students.  He spent many years living in a mostly black neighborhood.
In 2002 he married a Creole woman he had known since high school. 
His personal religious evolution has also demonstrated complexities.   In several of his talk show interviews, May described himself as being “raised a barefoot Baptist” who later became a “church-attending Sunday atheist.” 
In a 2003 letter to Chase Untermeyer, in which he talked about his role as a martial arts instructor, he called himself a “petty priest of Thor.”
In July 2005, Captain May received a Catholic “emergency baptism” in El Paso, Texas .   This was in large part because his third wife is a Catholic. She introduced him to some priests who had followed   his “mission of conscience.”  They told him that they supported this mission, and felt he should continue it, even if it meant risking his life.  They administered the special baptism.  
Captain May has also identified with fundamentalist, evangelical Protestants.  In his Jan 2006 interview with Zeph Daniel, a charismatic Christian evangelical, May referred to his cyber activist “Ghost Troop” organization as a “Christian unit.”    Captain May appeared on this show along with Captain Jeff Cross, a former Marine officer who had been a key person that convinced May that 9/11 was an inside job. Capt Cross also helped May run Ghost Troop in its first year.  Captain Cross had already appeared on Daniel’s show many times on his own to discuss Christian prophecy.
In wrapping up this chapter about the early life of Eric May, I am reminded of the cross-currents of a Greek tragedy.  One is left to ponder the very different social forces that have tugged for possession of his noble soul.
Eric May is very much a product of the multi-racial, multi-cultural push in America that achieved critical mass with LBJ’s “Great Society” programs and the forced integration of high schools in the 1960’s.
He adapted to his half black and half white high school by accepting the integration ethos and becoming student body president his junior year.  One of his sisters commented to me that he has always prided himself on his ability to get along with very different kinds of people.  Hence, the amazing variety of people from different backgrounds who have been his wives, close friends, associates, students, and fellow cyber activists.
I observed his strong interpersonal skills when I spent December 2008 at his house.  As a quadriplegic, he was totally dependent on people to do everything for him, ranging from spoon feeding him to setting up the computer on a platform over his bed and adjusting his reading glasses.  We had to occasionally suction his lungs as fluids accumulated, and he could only speak between gulps of air.  Despite all of this, he always maintained his bearing well, and was always adept at making small talk with the wide variety of friends, neighbors, and next of kin who came by his bedside.  
He was also good at ordering people about as a self-remobilized Captain in the Info War.  Conversely, he has been good at creating an all-volunteer cyber activist unit that includes people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
However, there can be a negative side when the urge to “get along” with everyone trumps the need to be selective in close relationships.  It pays to evaluate the character of people before making oneself vulnerable.
Even to this day, he does not even want to mention the name of his second wife. 
Capt May is also very much a product of adventurous Texas cowboy culture.  Rough and tumble, read-to-fight, and living life on the edge.
I am reminded of the lyrics to “London Homesick Blues” made famous on the PBS music hour Austin City Limits: 

Cause when a Texan fancies, he'll take his chances.
Chances will be taken, that's for sure.

I personally do not have any problems with this, given my own perception that if anything, America suffers from a burgeoning population of effeminized, dumbed-down, irresponsible, metro-sexual males who have quietly acquiesced to the evils of unlimited government and Zionism.  Better to err on the side of being a cowboy than a wimp, particularly when opposing a fake cowboy and bona fide war criminal like George Bush.
Capt May is also a product of a very natural, instinctive need to try to find his own ethno-racial-cultural roots as a man of generalized northern European descent.  He studied the classical foundation of Western Civilization by actually mastering Greek and Latin and reading many classic works.
So did many founding fathers, incidentally, such as Thomas Jefferson who could read Homer without a dictionary.
Unfortunately most whites in America today feel inhibited about truly discovering their indigenous European roots.  While the controlled national media supports extreme tribalism among Jews and other nonwhites, it simultaneously and hypocritically condemns ethnically and racially conscious whites as “racists” and “neo-nazis.”
All of his life up until the advent of the Internet, May was mostly exposed to leftist interpretations of history.  As a prime example, in his talk show interviews he repeatedly mentions the very biased work The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, by William Shirer.
In his Aug 12, 1992 Houston Chronicle article “Success of Desert Storm Being Judged Unfairly,” May wrote that “One of history’s most evil men, Adolph Hitler, had contempt for the verdict of history.”  
Now that May has had a chance to examine alternative history on the Internet, he no longer agrees with this statement –or the miss-spelling of “Adolf.”
When he ran a very stressful activist mission in July 2005, May got an iron cross tattooed over his left shoulder.  Previously, he had got a swirling Taoist symbol tattooed over his right shoulder as a consequence of his Tae Kwon Do training.  The Iron Cross was in commemoration of former Houston Honors College and Wehrmacht officer Dr. Geunther, who had offered him alternative views of history to help him think outside the controlled national media box. .
Captain May told me in December 2008 that while he has certainly was not going to come out publicly as some kind of authoritarian, “Seig-Heiling” Hitlerite, his attitude towards the German side of World War II has changed enormously, especially now that he has fought the Zionist lobby in the Info War and had a chance to read the German side of the history.   Germany was treated viciously by the Versailles Treaty, and during the Spartacist revolt came close to a takeover by the same kinds of Jewish Communists who dominated the Bolshevik Revolution and ultimately murdered over 60 million Russians in the Gulag Archipelago. 
In fact, he now believes that there are quite a few other historical controversies that have been grossly misrepresented by establishment histories, such as the States’ rights side of the War Between the States, and the anti-Federalist side of the Constitutional debates. 
As George Orwell put it, “He who controls the past, controls the present, and he who controls the present controls the future.”  Even our understanding of history is relevant when it comes to trying to understanding the nature of our highly centralized federal government, controlled national media, and the special interests that control all these things --all of which claim a divine right to wage Info War against the American public, not to mention physical war against them in the form of false flag attacks.
Writing this book has been a complex task, because ultimately the Info War involves not only false flag operations run by covert operatives against Americans, but also falsifications promulgated on many different levels of our society that include establishment history and central bank-driven economic policy as well as national media lies.  They reinforce each other, creating an overall web of deceit. 
In the long run, people pay a price for their delusions that is greater than anything they gain.  Shattering this overall web of deceit is the ultimate mission of conscience.
Captain Eric May fought a cyber “ Alamo ” to prevent another 9-11 false flag attack and martial law lock down on the Internet.  His story has been one of both heroic and painful growth, often overcoming naïveté and mistakes, in a noble effort to protect freedom and find the light of truth.

Capt. May as a Second Degree Black Belt

Capt. May as a colorful writer and political activist, posing with a cowboy hat, black karate gi, and a cigar in an August 2006 Lone Star Iconoclast interview with Kay Lucas, head of the Crawford Peace House near the Bush "Western White House."


Capt. May, rendered a complete quadriplegic by ALS, visited during Christmas 2008 by his sister Melody and author William B. Fox


A group of neighbors drop by to sing carols for Capt. May, Christmas 2008, at his home in North Houston



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