AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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4/10/11

The Conspirator Movie Review: Sins Of The Mothers?


If the corporate media is notorious for reporting only what they deem politically or personally expedient - and other stuff, even if involving up to a million protesters at an event, never happened - the official historical record may be even worse. Take for instance, the military trial and execution by the feds for conspiracy in President Lincoln's assassination of the first woman in history, Mary Surratt. Mary who?


Mary Surratt On Exhibit, National Museum Of Crime & Punishment, Washington D.C.


And not mentioned in the movie, is that she was shackled and hooded, Abu Ghraib fashion statement style, every minute of her several months incarceration...And tickets for the public throngs to attend her outdoor execution were a hot item indeed. While pieces of the rope that hanged her and locks of her hair, were then sold as souvenirs.

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