<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><!-- Brasscheck NEWS bottom leader --><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><ins class="adsbygoogle"<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> style="display:block"<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> data-ad-client="ca-pub-6806835162578064"<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> data-ad-slot="8438699441"<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> data-ad-format="auto"></ins><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><script><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></script>

The original 9/11 in 1898

“Remember the Maine”

<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><!-- brasscheck (large rect) --><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><ins class="adsbygoogle"<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> style="display:inline-block;width:336px;height:280px"<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> data-ad-client="ca-pub-6806835162578064"<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> data-ad-slot="9580966246"></ins><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><script><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></script>

A fraud that led to war

On this day in 1898, the USS Maine blew up in Havana harbor.

No one reading this is old enough to remember the “Remember the Maine” campaign.

It started with a spectacular explosion in Havana harbor and the sinking of the USS Maine.

It was blamed on “bad guys” who the US conveniently already had detailed plans of attacking.

The real story only came out 90 years later and it probably wasn’t in your school history book.

The parallels with 9/11 are chilling.

Brasscheck TV needs your help

Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going

<!-- This site is converting visitors into subscribers and customers with OptinMonster - https://optinmonster.com :: Campaign Title: Inline on pages --><div id="om-oi1hd0atvlqk35tx9e9h-holder"></div><script>var oi1hd0atvlqk35tx9e9h,oi1hd0atvlqk35tx9e9h_poll=function(){var r=0;return function(n,l){clearInterval(r),r=setInterval(n,l)}}();!function(e,t,n){if(e.getElementById(n)){oi1hd0atvlqk35tx9e9h_poll(function(){if(window['om_loaded']){if(!oi1hd0atvlqk35tx9e9h){oi1hd0atvlqk35tx9e9h=new OptinMonsterApp();return oi1hd0atvlqk35tx9e9h.init({"u":"2270.633058","staging":0,"dev":0,"beta":0});}}},25);return;}var d=false,o=e.createElement(t);o.id=n,o.src="//a.optnmstr.com/app/js/api.min.js",o.async=true,o.onload=o.onreadystatechange=function(){if(!d){if(!this.readyState||this.readyState==="loaded"||this.readyState==="complete"){try{d=om_loaded=true;oi1hd0atvlqk35tx9e9h=new OptinMonsterApp();oi1hd0atvlqk35tx9e9h.init({"u":"2270.633058","staging":0,"dev":0,"beta":0});o.onload=o.onreadystatechange=null;}catch(t){}}}};(document.getElementsByTagName("head")[0]||document.documentElement).appendChild(o)}(document,"script","omapi-script");</script><!-- / OptinMonster -->