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9/11 Commission to Release Updated Recommendations Ten Years After First Report
Commissioners will convene for public event in Washington on July 22
July 9, 2014 4:36 PM
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean, former Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton and other commission members will release a new report on the 10th anniversary of the original 9/11 Commission report. The new report will examine the nation's current threats, homeland security challenges, successes and innovations; and the difficult questions and oversight obstacles presently facing policymakers.
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The event will take place at the Newseum on Tuesday, July 22, at 9:00AM. The speakers and a full agenda are listed below. The event is open to the press, but space is limited and registration is required. Please RSVP here.
Follow the discussion on Twitter @BPC_Bipartisan #BPCLive.
Bill de Blasio, another NYC Mayor who has an allergy to reality, decency, and an interest in actually investigating the crimes of 9/11/01 on Thursday said,
“From what I’ve heard it’s absolutely ridiculous,”… “And it’s inappropriate, after all the suffering that went on 9/11 and since. It seems to be this is a very insensitive and inappropriate action.”
That “insensitive and inappropriate action” is the ballot initiative spearheaded by the High Rise Safety Initiative, a group of grassroots activists and 9/11 family members like Bob McIlvaine, father of Bobby McIlvaine, have gathered 67, 192 signatures so far from verifiable New York legal residents, that if passed November 4th, it would require the City’s Department of Buildings to investigate the collapse of WTC 7 and any future high-rise collapses.
“I believe the City Council will share our view that this should never be on the ballot,” said that Mayor with Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito nodding in agreement beside him.
As far as I'm concerned, with Thursdays statement the current ”Hizzoner” officially joins the dishonor roll of elected NY City Mayors who choose to deflect genuine inquiry into the impossible physics of the 3 WTC towers destruction. He is on the wrong side of history on an issue that will never go away until properly investigated.
Keyboard Activism : What Does The Council Speaker Have To Say?
9/11 Conspiracy Theory May Finally Be Settled On November Ballot
Out of the cheese plate, onto the ballot. This November, New Yorkers may vote on a referendum that would force further inquiry into the collapse of 7 World Trade Center on 9/11, thanks to a group called NYC Coalition for Accountability Now.
The "High Rise Safety Initiative" petition, which the group says received 67,192 signatures, would fund a DOB investigation of the Building 7 collapse with a 0.9% surcharge on construction permits. Per the City Charter, the City Council could still reject the petition, and require the submission of 15,000 more signatures from registered voters; the group is aiming for 33,000 more to settle the matter, and says it needs $60,000 by July 20th to do so. The petition first came to light in June.
De Blasio blasts 9/11 truther ballot initiative
Bill de Blasio Bill de Blasio is no fan of the 9/11 truth movement. Photo: Associated Press
Andrew J. Hawkins
July 10, 2014 4:32 p.m.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday denounced an effort by an off-shoot of the 9/11 truth movement to force the city to investigate the collapse of 7 World Trade Center during the terrorist attack 13 years ago.
"From what I've heard it's absolutely ridiculous," a peeved Mr. de Blasio said in response to a reporter's question. "And it's inappropriate, after all the suffering that went on 9/11 and since. It seems to be this is a very insensitive and inappropriate action."
Every anniversary of 9/11 brings a flurry of attention to the truth about 9/11. This September, thirteen years after the crime of the millennium the flurry may turn into a blizzard. A new film follows a personal journey of discovery that began just over three years ago by film maker David Hooper. A businessman and filmmaker, Hooper never expected to be leading the 9/11 Truth Movement’s next wave of activity when he began to ask questions about what really happened on September 11, 2001. The result of his questioning resulted in a ground-breaking film of discovery, The Anatomy of a Great Deception.
As explained in the film, during his search for answers, each question led to another, until eventually it became clear that the official story of 9/11, that he and all his friends knew, could not possibly be true. In addition, the filmmaker experienced the same reaction from his family and friends that many truth-aware people experience -- feeling isolated from family members and friends. The sense of a barrier that grew larger with every new piece of information confirming that another major cornerstone about 9/11 was wrong. As David Hooper explains it, “as a way of reaching out to loved ones, I decided to make the film, in hopes that it would help them ease into the new worldview I now saw, and slow enough so that they could firmly grasp the facts that had shattered my naive worldview.” Some of the comments about the initial screening of the film to friends, colleagues and family were supportive and encouraging:
• "The research is beautifully woven into Hooper's story as he discovers the truth about our world." - E. Wentworth, Florida.
• "Well organized, fascinating and intense. You'll will come out with some deep inner questions to answer for yourself." - M.J. Lefevre, Michigan
• "Unbelievable. Excellent. I am speechless." - "J. Drougas, Illinois
This is Scott Noble from Metanoia films.
I recently did a two-part interview for Dissident Voice on the subject of my recent documentary, Counter-Intelligence.
The interview covers a wide variety of topics, including the birth of the CIA, the rise of military industrial intelligence complex, black operations, plausible deniability and compartmentalization, mercenary groups, "national security," NSA spying, false flag and pseudo operations, the 911 truth movement, "conspiracy theory," "debunkers," definitions of terrorism, and modern warfare.
The film itself can be viewed online here:
Century of Enslavement: The History of The Federal Reserve
Published on Jul 6, 2014
What is the Federal Reserve system? How did it come into existence? Is it part of the federal government? How does it create money? Why is the public kept in the dark about these important matters? In this feature-length documentary film, The Corbett Report explores these important questions.
Interview 910 – Inventing Terrorists with Kathy Manley
Corbett • July 4, 2014
Today we’re joined by Kathy Manley of Project SALAM and the National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms to discuss her recent study, “Inventing Terrorists: The Lawfare of Preemptive Prosecution.” We talk about the ‘preemptive prosecution’ paradigm that is increasingly being used to prosecute government-designated terrorists in the “war on terror” and discuss examples of how the basic tenets of jurisprudence are currently being undermined in the American injustice system.
National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms
Inventing Terrorists: The Lawfare of Preemptive Prosecution
The Internet's Own Boy depicts the life of American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz. It features interviews with his family and friends as well as the internet luminaries who worked with him. The film tells his story up to his eventual suicide after a legal battle, and explores the questions of access to information and civil liberties that drove his work.
High-Rise Safety Initiative in the News:
NY Post Publishes Gossip Piece on PR Firm's Association with the Campaign
Huffington Post Is Reminded We're Not Giving Up
One week after Crain's New York Business kicked off news coverage of the High-Rise Safety Initiative, the New York Post (the rag of record in NYC) published a piece this morning ridiculing Sheinkopf Communications for its association with the High-Rise Safety Initiative. We are disappointed, though not surprised, to see the Post's mindless angle on this very important issue. But we thank the Post for informing hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers about our campaign. Also, since our last update, the Huffington Post published an article commending our persistence.
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The original article can be read here:
All over the country this Independence Day, 9/11 Truth activists will be handing out a new brochure: "9/11 Truth: Good for America!" at Independence Day parades, picnics, and fireworks displays! We've got a patriotic message to share with our fellow Americans, and we are not shying away from our task this year. Join us in this nationwide public education effort!
The beautifully patriotic brochure comes complete with all positive benefits of the 9/11 Truth message — along with an insert highlighting the key evidence at the World Trade Center.
Activists can download the artwork at no cost and print it locally — either in color or in black-and-white, and either with the insert or without. Local groups can also customize the back section with information on your own 9/11 Truth group!
by Russ Baker
What in the world is the FBI up to at Guantanamo? Why is it harassing the defense team of the accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his alleged accomplices?
The FBI is hip-deep in yet another dubious activity but, this time, even the not-so-adventurous New York Times is kinda-sorta on the trail. The self-proclaimed “paper of record” has produced several articles, albeit confusing ones, on the mysterious doings of our much-vaunted national police force.
What should be made clear is that by connecting a few dots, one can make out a major—even explosive—story hiding just out of plain sight. This story has a lot to do with the larger pattern of FBI misbehavior and points to at least one of the reasons why we never get better, more complete answers about the events of 9/11.
aCore Data Science Team, Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA 94025;
bCenter for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143; and
Departments of cCommunication and
dInformation Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
Edited by Susan T. Fiske, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, and approved March 25, 2014 (received for review October 23, 2013)
We show, via a massive (N = 689,003) experiment on Facebook, that emotional states can be transferred to others via emotional contagion, leading people to experience the same emotions without their awareness. We provide experimental evidence that emotional contagion occurs without direct interaction between people (exposure to a friend expressing an emotion is sufficient), and in the complete absence of nonverbal cues.
Emotional states can be transferred to others via emotional contagion, leading people to experience the same emotions without their awareness. Emotional contagion is well established in laboratory experiments, with people transferring positive and negative emotions to others. Data from a large real-world social network, collected over a 20-y period suggests that longer-lasting moods (e.g., depression, happiness) can be transferred through networks [Fowler JH, Christakis NA (2008) BMJ 337:a2338], although the results are controversial. In an experiment with people who use Facebook, we test whether emotional contagion occurs outside of in-person interaction between individuals by reducing the amount of emotional content in the News Feed. When positive expressions were reduced, people produced fewer positive posts and more negative posts; when negative expressions were reduced, the opposite pattern occurred. These results indicate that emotions expressed by others on Facebook influence our own emotions, constituting experimental evidence for massive-scale contagion via social networks. This work also suggests that, in contrast to prevailing assumptions, in-person interaction and nonverbal cues are not strictly necessary for emotional contagion, and that the observation of others’ positive experiences constitutes a positive experience for people.
Full Text: http://www.pnas.org/content/111/24/8788.full