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What happened when Ryan K (Mix Syndicate) asked Chuck D (Public Enemy) about why he rarely discussed any 9/11-related issues on the AM political talk show he used to have on the network formerly known as Air America?
Starring Alex Jones, Jesse Ventura, and James Bamford.
Note: The official "Operation Northwoods" document was originally obtained by George Washington University's National Security Archive through the Freedom of Information Act and can be viewed online here: http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/news/20010430/
"McCormack toured the country with the now-iconic flag. He also became a frequently quoted critic of the government, suggesting that the 9/11 attack might have been an "inside job" and comparing the Bush administration to Nazi Germany."
by Mark Fass
New York Law Journal
A Long Island judge has dismissed charges of driving under the influence and illegally possessing a weapon against a 9/11 rescue worker, citing the man's status as an "American hero."
"The Court notes with admiration the Defendant's lengthy service to his country and to his community, and acknowledges the many letters and documents concerning his outstanding service on September 11, 2001 and his injuries," District Court Judge Paul M. Hensley of Suffolk County wrote in People v. McCormack, 06SU51940.
"[T]he Court finds that the Defendant has demonstrated the existence of compelling factors, considerations or circumstances which show that his prosecution or conviction upon the accusatory instruments herein would constitute an injustice."
A clip from the Nov. 14 episode of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher.
KRS-ONE, activist and Hip-Hop legend, discusses 9/11 and the controversy over healthcare for the first-responders, and gives a call to action for art and activism. Full interview @ http://blip.tv/file/1264323
by Joel Bleifuss
July 14, 2008
For more than six years, Hugh Kaufman has been battling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), his employer for 37 years, with a whistleblower lawsuit. He has been aided by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a D.C.-based group that represents workers who expose corruption in agencies that oversee environmental quality and public health.
“We get people calling us all the time, but in this administration, more than ever,” says Paula Dinerstein, PEER senior counsel.
In June, Kaufman made his case before a Department of Labor administrative law judge, testifying that former EPA head Christine Todd Whitman closed down the agency’s National Ombudsman Office in an effort to stop investigations that Kaufman was conducting.
by Lewis Seiler,Dan Hamburg
San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Charlie Black, senior adviser to John McCain, caused a fluff by saying that a terrorist attack on U.S. soil would be a "big advantage" to his candidate.
No one mentioned that eight years ago, the Project for a New American Century called for "a new Pearl Harbor" that could move the American people to accept the neoconservative vision of militarized global domination. Then 9/11 happened, lifting George W. Bush from the shadows of a disputed election to the heights of a "war presidency."
"She insinuated that there is a contract out for her and
I fully believe they succeeded," her building manager said.
Senator Patty Murray questions Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Gordon
Mansfield about emails concerning the cover-up of veteran suicide rates.
Militarized police armed with M4 carbine rifles and MP5 submachine guns
are coming to the New York subways to save us from the terrorists.
Congress now requires "peer review' of Corps of Engineers decisions,
but it does not require the Corps to heed the reviews" or the reviewers.
By David Winkler-Schmit
'They (the Corps) do have to do peer review under the law," says Garrett Graves, director of the Governor's Office of Coastal Affairs. "But there's nothing under the current plan that would prohibit them from doing a peer review, having the peer review come back and find major flaws, and the Corps simply ignoring [the review's findings]. There's no binding attribution to the peer review."
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It has been suggested that Boehlert's task force might conclude that ASCE should no longer probe national disasters. The society also looked into the 9/11 collapse of the World Trade Center. If Boehlert's task force reaches that conclusion, it gives rise to other questions: Who should review the work of investigators? And, of more local significance, will the Corps ever be made to listen?
A clip from Adam Curtis' BBC documentary, "The Power of Nightmares".
A shocking clip from Robert Greenwald's "Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers" -
Established as a result of Bush's New Freedom Initiative, the New Freedom Commission was created "to examine specific aspects of mental health services and offer recommendations for improvement." As a result, new guidelines were created for the mandatory psychological testing and, if needed, forced medication of every public school student in the United States, without parental notification or consent.
"New freedom"... get it?
This is a clip from "One Nation Under Siege" -
"Bush Wants To Be Your Shrink"
Now Bush wants to test every American for mental illness--including you! And guess who will create the tests?
"Shut up and take your drugs"
Retired public defender William Veale presents a concise summary of some of the science behind the controlled demolition hypothesis of the complete collapse of WTC buildings 1,2, and 7 on 9/11.
This is a clip from "Improbable Collapse: The Demolition of Our Republic" -