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'US is to blame for 9/11 attacks'
By HERB KEINON
Sep 11, 2008 23:07 | Updated Sep 12, 2008 3:04
The Syrian government daily Teshreen marked the seventh anniversary of 9/11 this week in a unique fashion: by publishing an article by Syria's former information minister blaming US intelligence agencies for the attacks.
According to Mahdi Dakhlallah, in a piece that appeared Wednesday, the intelligence agencies were behind the September 11, 2001 attacks to provide a pretext for a preplanned US plan to invade Iraq and Afghanistan.
"These plans were ready and prepared [in advance] - and all that was needed was to find a pretext to begin their immediate implementation," wrote Dakhlallah, in a piece of which excerpts were translated by MEMRI, the Middle East Media Research Institute.
Good to get airtime, good Mr Keefer and Mr MacQueen stood up for truth and logic, good it's available on the net.......bad they call it a physical evidence debate and not have any physicists or engineers on as guests.... I mean, c'mon!!!!! I guess Richard Gage and other architects and engineers didn't want to be on the show.... they're so hard to get a hold of when it comes to appearing on tv.....*end sarcasm*
The Debate: 9/11: Physical Evidence
The physics of 9/11: why do the rumours live on? 9/11 Truthers, the laws of probability ... and the laws of science.
Jefferson Flanders is a professor of Journalism at New York University. Visit jeffersonflanders.com.
Michael Keefer is a professor of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph. Visit his faculty web page.
First it was the "new phenomenon" of "thermal expansion".
Now, Sergei Dudarev, of the UK Atomic Energy Agency, says the Twin Towers collapsed due to "unusual magnetic forces".
Specifically, as described by the BBC, Mr. Dudarev argues that:
"The peak in this pliability is at 911.5C, but begins at much lower temperatures, at around 500C (932F) - a temperature often reached during building fires.
The steel backbone of the Twin Towers was probably exposed to temperatures close to this, when insulating panels - meant to protect the buildings' structural frame - were dislodged by the impacts of the hijacked planes.
The roaring fire mid-way up the building heated the steel struts, and once temperatures rose above 500C the structure became elastic, and collapsed under the force of the floors above."
Is he right?
Jessie Ventura at the Mesa Convention Center
Feed will be live just before 7:00pm AZ time.
Comments on the Draft Report NIST NCSTAR 1-9: “Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of World Trade Center Building 7”, issued by NIST August 21st, 2008
(Revised and Extended Version of Comments Issued September 11th 2008)
By F. R. Greening
A preliminary (draft) version of NIST’s final report on the collapse of WTC 7 was issued on August 21st 2008 together with a call by NIST’s Investigation Team for the submission of comments on the Draft Report from interested parties within the general public. First I wish to thank NIST for producing such a detailed technical report on the collapse of WTC 7 and secondly, I applaud NIST for allowing researchers from around the world to offer technical feedback that hopefully will be duly considered by NIST before a final version of the report is issued.
I am a loyal citizen of the United States of America, and I believe deeply in the vision of the Founding Fathers, the rule of law as enshrined in the Constitution, and the liberty that our forefathers fought and died for.
I have therefore felt a duty to obey the laws of the U.S. my whole life.
However, it is likely that the U.S. no longer has a constitutional form of government.
As the Washington Post noted in March 2002, Bush hid from Congress the fact that Continuity of Government (COG) plans were implemented on 9/11 and were still in effect many months later, and stated:
It's September 11th, 2008: Why Not Make Your 9/11 Resolution to Start a Blog to Expose the Cover-up?
Today is September 11th, 2008. Why not mark the occasion by starting your own 9/11 blog to expose the 9/11 cover-up? As I wrote:
between 16h00 and 20h00 myself and three members of the we are change Paris
distributed flyers and free DVDs on the 9/11 attacks of the 11th of September 2001. The reaction of the population mostly tourists was very good. Many Americans and the most interesting was a woman journalist who took many pictures and wants us to recontact her and another woman who works for the FBI. She told us that she is not the only one in the FBI who thinks 911 was an inside job. All of her colleagues know it was an inside job but the cannot do anything.
Lots have promised to look at the DVDs and do some researching of their own.
Meet a french demolition expert who we interviewed and normaly the video will be put on the web site WeAreChangeParis.He knew when he saw the towers falling that it was a demolition job because of his experience with pulling the buildings down.
The anniversary of 9/11 never ceases to evoke strong feelings here in NYC. I had hoped that the years would heal these wounds - but they have not.
I ride the E Train to work every morning. This is the one subway line that has the World Trade Center as its final stop. The train today had small pockets of people carrying photos of loved ones, dressed in their best clothes, as they were apparently on their way to ground zero for the anniversary.
There is never really very much conversation on the trains in the morning. This is afterall the most highly populated yet most lonely city in the world. But, this morning the silence seemed deafening, as we shared a subway car with family members holding large photos of their loved ones that stared back at us with faces that look so much like our own. Ordinary people with ordinary faces, snapshots from the past, in happier times - just like any of us - cut short in their prime - no chance to say goodbye or bring their loved ones to closure.
Note: This was originally posted on Scholars for 911 Truth, but since that site is down, I am reposting it here (it was originally posted in 2006). I owe much gratitude to Russell Pickering (of www.pentagonresearch.com site is now down, links active) for critiques, input, and encouragement.
Pentagon C Ring Exit Hole Mystery
Detailed below is a revised write up [from “A Boeing 757 did not hit the Pentagon”] regarding the unexplained Pentagon C-ring exit hole. I have received valuable feedback on my previous write up, from many 911 researchers. I have included numerous clarifications and details, and have directly addressed some of the main stream media explanations regarding the C-Ring Exit Hole.
Posted by Bob Braun September 11, 2008 12:07AM
For many surviving relatives of 9/11 victims, Ground Zero is no longer the place to find a link to the lost.
This year, with both presidential candidates planning to appear today, the sense of disconnect is even greater.
"We don't want to be there with the crowds and the politicians," says Don Robertson of South Orange. He and his wife, Marcee, lost their son, Donald Jr.
"We are really set against having McCain and Obama there. Even if they don't say a word, it's still political. They'll be seen."