Editor's Note: Less than one percent of the text originally published in this blog post has changed and those changes are very minor editorial ones. Nothing has been omitted. However, the post has been updated with added information and may be updated again. It was last updated December 6, 2013. (Ctrl+F "Vanderbilt and Van Rensselaer") For other updates to my situation, please see my recent post, "John's Watchful Comedian/John's Consecutive Essays."
Dick Snyder, UPI
A San Francisco man claims he is the son of former U.S. First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. He says interested parties with knowledge of this, in conjunction with the CIA, have been conducting meticulous, covert scams for 20 years with the goal of ruining his reputation. He also claims these groups have used covert psychological tactics in an attempt to drive him to suicide, all, he says, because he stands to inherit several million dollars from Onassis and/or his biological father, who he says carries the last name, Radziwill.
John Zoccali was born in April, 1970 and raised in Niles, Ohio in the shadow of nearby Youngstown's decaying steel mills. In 1999, spurred on by the natural curiosity of an adoptee, he began searching for his birth mother. In 2003, he received and e-mail from a northeast Ohio woman named Kathleen Kashay. In it, she claimed to be his birth-mother. Zoccali says that, since meeting Ms. Kashay, his life has been an ongoing nightmare of stalking and harassment by