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Why We Fight on the 11th

'Cowardice asks the question, Is it safe? Expediency asks the question, Is it politic? Vanity asks the question, Is it popular? But conscience asks the question, Is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, not popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right...'
- Martin Luther

The 9/11 Truth Movement is based on the simple premise that America has survived the test of history, and derived its highest form of patriotism, by means of every American citizen’s absolute and unassailable entitlement to freedom of speech. But with that freedom comes responsibility. As overseers and caretakers of a nation great and mighty, predicated on the concept of freedom and democracy, it has become our sacred responsibility to be ever-vigilant and watchful of our government. It has become our responsibility to continually petition our government for answers.

An Open Letter to Dr. William F. Pepper

I would like to congratulate you on your efforts to bring the NY 9/11 Ballot Initiative to fruition. Your efforts are appreciated, and I look forward to supporting them.

As you know, the subject of 9/11 Truth, and the internal politics inherent in any political movement, are difficult landscapes to traverse, and often raise thorny issues associated with objectivity, fairness, territorialism, disinformation and internal rivalries that, more often than not, become counter-productive to the cause.

As you know, the anti-war movement and civil rights movements of the last century both suffered from these problems. You have done well in documenting these problems.

I welcome the experience you bring to this issue, and it is my hope that you can help the 911 Truth movement to find a fair and equitable approach to avoiding these unnecessary conflicts.

It is for this reason that I wish to reach out to you at this time, and respectfully request that you seriously consider the following: