The real story about the creation of Radio Caroline in 1964 has been always been available. In fact, some of the early news reports in the 'quality press' provided background information that was quickly dropped by the rest of the mainstream media.
The people behind Radio Caroline were an eclectic mix of interests, and none of them wanted the true story to be told, because they did not want to be questioned by the British government of the day, which happened to be the Tory Party representing the dying mantra championing "the sun never setting" on the British Empire. A plan was conceived and then put into play to turn the British Empire into the British Commonwealth: First you see it (the British Empire), and now you don't.
It was devolution writ large.
But the interest groups behind the creation of Radio Caroline were only united in their intention to promote offshore facilities under the cover of broadcasting. However, broadcasting per se, or Radio Caroline, per se, was not their main objective.
Their goal was to test the extent of national laws in relationship to the laws of other nations in Western Europe, or to be more precise, those nations that have access to the North Sea. Yet, even though several 'quality' publications in early 1964 spelled this out, it was soon ignored.
Then came the work of the personality cult writers penning words about Simon Dee and increasingly about a very young Irishman named Ronan O'Rahilly. Because that spotlight came to reside upon Ronan O'Rahilly, it became necessary to constantly give Ronan O'Rahilly something to say to the press whose readers were fascinated by media created idols, and not by heavy-duty academic-legal style feature reporting. His words of nonsense included a bogus tale about Caroline Kennedy giving him inspiration to name Radio Caroline after her.
The press dutifully began parroting his mantra, even though he was not its author and even though it was not even originated until a year after Radio Caroline first came on the air. But once it got into print, it was repeated over and over again as fact.
Now back in the day, some 'quality' papers did indulge in "heavy-duty, academic-legal-style feature reporting", and thanks to the Internet and private preservation organizations which we support financially, those publications are still available for all to read. Thanks again to the Internet and online bookstores, just about any book that was printed within the Twentieth Century is also available for purchase, and we have been building our own library of such publications.
But our reading list is not limited to anorak writings about offshore radio, although we also collect those publications as well, because we want to fully comprehend what their propaganda mills have been churning out.
Our research and our reading material will not appeal to the anoraks, because it is too deep and too heavy. Our research follows the US courtroom model whereby foundations must be laid in order to submit evidence for consideration.
In the USA there is a legal device known as in limine - which is a Latin term used in written motions submitted to a court of law for judgment - regarding the admissibility of evidence. Those Motions are heard at pretrial hearings, before evidentiary information is presented in open court before a jury, and of course, the press. These Motions In Limine allow a Party to a lawsuit to have the ability to choke off information - before it is presented in open court before a jury. In other words, it is information that the jury will not hear or consider as part of the trial.
Now while the press may have access to information that is verboten in open court as a result of a Motion In Limine, that information no longer has the weight of authority that it would have if it was presented in open court as part of a trial.
In fact, since a judge has already ruled to exclude that information, it is no longer deemed to be part of the case itself, and therefore it is just hypothetical and extraneous information that the boiled-down and distilled press seeks to avoid with its propensity for glaringly sensational headlines.
So, in all likelihood a vast percentage of the public does not know that this information exists.
In the USA, its laws at State and Federal level are constantly employed to trap and convict people engaged in conspiratorial activities. It means casting a wide net and gathering up not only the main 'actors', but their supporting 'cast' as well. It is all about aiding and abetting a violation of law.
Now in the United Kingdom, which has no written constitution and a very shaky and dishonest legal history of continuance as a nation, the idea of a 'Motion In Limine' is unknown in practice, because Motions, as such, and of the type used in the USA, are also unknown in practice.
The two legal systems are very different. So is the idea of conspiracy to commit a crime. Its interpretation in the UK is different from the USA, but in the USA it is somewhat contradictory.
The mainstream press yells about 'tin hats' and 'conspiracy theories' as being the realm of persons who thrive upon sensationalistic and simplistic explanations for everything, while every day people are daily convicted in court for having participated in a conspiracy and sent off to rot in a prison cell, sight unseen.
In the UK, lacking a written Constitution, 'The People' as individuals are not the ultimate authority: something called 'The Crown' reigns supreme. 'The Crown' is defined as a 'corporation sole', and it is the representation of a Christian God on Earth, or at least in the United Kingdom; various territories, and of course the British Commonwealth; with nodding condescendence for the allowance of non-Christians.
In the USA, its 1789 Constitution which is rooted in the 1776 Declaration of Independence from the "Christian King of Great Britain", defines ultimate power as flowing from an unspecified Supreme Creator, from whom it flows to each and every person, and from them, to their chosen representatives.
Without understanding any of this, a reader might be forgiven for thinking that because information has not been heard and ruled upon in a Court of Law, that the information does not exist. That is especially true when the more sensational press players like to deem such information as being the work of a 'tin hat conspiracy', and that such conspiracies are composed of feeble mindsets that are easily influenced to believe any number of ridiculous ideas.
But ask the thousands in prison after being sentenced for participation in a conspiracy as to whether or not conspiracies exist, and they may indeed mutter "No!" Then ask the prosecutors who put these convicts in prison, and they will answer "Yes!"
This now brings us back to this Blog and to our investigation into the subject at hand. It is defined by this question which we raised in our last addition:
Project Atlanta Limited: why was it created?
We now know the answer: but do you?