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47% answered "NO!" to the question...
"Do you believe that fire brought down World Trade Center 7?
57% answered "YES!" to the question...
"Do you think federal officials are hiding anything about the 9/11 attacks?"
Feds Say They've Solved 9/11 Mystery
By DEVLIN BARRETT
posted: 1 DAY 5 HOURS AGO
GAITHERSBURG, Md. (Aug. 21) - Federal investigators said Thursday they have solved a mystery of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks: the collapse of World Trade Center building 7, a source of long-running conspiracy theories.
The 47-story trapezoid-shaped building sat north of the World Trade Center towers, across Vesey Street in lower Manhattan. On Sept. 11, it was set on fire by falling debris from the burning towers, but skeptics have long argued that fire and debris alone should not have brought down such a big steel-and-concrete structure.
What Brought Down World Trade Center 7?
AOL has the Building 7 story featured.
The stats vary periodically, but at about 180,000 people polled...
47% answered "NO!" to the question...
August 22, 2008
Jason Bermas (a guy with nothing but love in his heart) talks again with Shane Geiger who flew at the last minute to Maryland and covered the NIST WTC7 press conference for Infowars and had the lights turned out on him when he asked a question (CNN calls questions "bare assertions").
To gain perspective on NIST's report, lets look at the new WTC 7 building. In an article published about the new WTC7 building in Architectural Record, it states: "Less apparent in the building are the structural and safety innovations that have already affected skyscraper design. Silvian Marcus, the project’s structural engineer and the C.E.O. of Cantor Seinuk, designed the original 7 WTC as a total steel structure, but this time around he developed a robust concrete core and a perimeter of redundant steel columns—to address progressive collapse concerns—that leaves the interior completely open."
This means the same guy who designed the original WTC7 building structure that according to NIST succumbed to complete structural failure in less than seven seconds due to a previously unknown and undeclared phenomenon called "thermal expansion" designed the new building long before NIST's latest analysis and recommendations were made public. I guess that must make Lucky Larry Silverstein a little nervous that his brand new skyscraper may collapse should someone light a fart in the bathroom. Not.
C-Span aired a speech Wednesday by General Victor Renuart, USNORTHCOM chief. He said the following:
"Today we have created the apparatus that could allow us to engage one of those targets and, similar to, on 9-11, if we identify them soon enough and we know that they are a threat or we can determine they are a threat we have the aparatus that allows us to potentially shoot those aircraft down before they would have the effect of creating mass casualties as we saw in some other locations. In fact on 9-11 we were attempting to do that when flight 93 hit the ground in Pennsylvania as the result of some heroic efforts by the individuals on board, but we had launched airplanes, and we were chasing that aircraft down."
This quote indicates that the intent was to shoot the plane down, not just intercept it.
Renuart says the abiilty to intercept aircraft has been improved since 9-11.
Search "victor" or other key word on the C-SPAN site to pull up the video.
In light of NIST's WTC7 report, it would be good to have a look at DRG's excellent debunking of the widely held misconception that a document by scientists makes it an ipso facto scientific document. From page 23 of "Debunking 911 Debunking:"
Having looked at two ways in which people, as illustrated by journalists, can avoid confronting the evidence that 9/11 was an inside job, I now look at a third: the assumption that if an explanation is given by scientists, it is a scientific explanation.
(blog updated 8/23/2008 - 1345 Central)
World Trade Center building 7 was not a square or a rectangle, but a trapezoid:
NIST claims that column 79 collapsed, leading to the collapse of the whole building.
Column 79 was located towards the larger end of the building (towards the bottom of the following diagram):
Canadian 9/11 Truth Radio Show with Michael Pengue, Kenneth Fernandez, Drew Noftle and Robert Lewis August 25, 10 pm -12 am CST
With the release of the NIST final report on Building 7 we can safely say that the government remains committed to the ongoing cover-up, and that crucial evidence was simply ignored, fairy tales were manufactured, and that's good enough for a lot of media. Perhaps a super-majority of media.
As media, "the press," will not perform its function as society's government watchdog, and will not pursue the gaping holes in this wizard's curtain, it's basically left to us -- you and me -- to clear up this matter for our fellow citizens. We are at a serious disadvantage, and yet the task is not so daunting as rabid "debunkers" would have you believe.
Let's defer to one of their own, the former head of NIST's Fire Science Division (the federal government organization which produced the sham report linked above).
The final run for the Plane Truth Project, REDUX in the Summer of Truth (2008) series of the 11th of the month truth actions will be taking place on September 11, 2008 in NYC.
The plane will be taking off from west of Asbury Park, NJ and will fly an aerial 9/11 Truth banner from the Batter Seas, NY to the George Washington bridge and back.
The flight time has not been determined yet. The weather that day may affect it.
I would love any thoughts or ideas on what this final banner should say. (Limited to 45 characters, including spaces.)
I'd like to get the most bang for the buck here, while still being cognizant of the somber day this is for many still.
Currently my top choices are:
1. "RE-INVESTIGATE SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001"
2. "RE-INVESTIGATE SEPTEMBER 11 & ANTHRAX ATTACKS"
3. "SOS! VISIT PATRIOTS QUESTION 911.COM SOS!"
4. " NIST REPORT ON WTC7 IS BULLSHIT!"
Just kidding on the last one.
Thanks for any input.
Summer of Truth, 2008
"It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense."
Well, now we know. Thank goodness, too. For the past seven years it's just been driving me crazy. How in the world did WTC number 7 manage to collapse if it was not hit by anything during the 9/11 attack and no explosives were set deliberately. Sheesh, what a mystery . . .
Well, a report by engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in suburban Washington was released today and the cause was . . . a fire 400 feet away. Yeah. There you go. A fire up the street a ways. Got it. Wow. So simple. How'd I miss it? I'm embarrassed. According to the New York Times today " . . . investigators determined that debris from the falling twin towers ignited fires on at least 10 floors at 7 World Trade Center, which was about 400 feet north of where the city’s two tallest buildings once stood. The blazes burned out of control for six hours, as the city fire department, devastated by the collapse of the twin towers, abandoned its efforts to extinguish the fire, and the sprinkler system was incapacitated."
The readership at the libertarian web site LewRockwell.com has grown exponentially in the past year or so. The site's daily traffic count now competes respectably with some MSM sites. Most of the site's regular columnists have either remained silent about 9/11 Truth or else they say they don't believe it was an inside job. Things finally appear to be changing -- at least a little (is it because the presidential election is now another fait accompli for our hidden government?). Recently, Lew Rockwell himself very vaguely equated 9/11 with the general concept of an "inside job," and today columnist Michael S. Rozeff comments on the official lie regarding Building 7. He does not mince words. As you read it, keep in mind that a large number of dedicated LewRockwell.com readers might never have been exposed to this information if not for Mr. Rozeff's comment:
Building 7 imploded, video shows
Posted by Michael S. Rozeff at August 22, 2008 09:24 AM
NIST has solved the mystery of WTC 7, explaining that a brand "new phenomenon" was discovered, namely, that "thermal expansion" of the thick structural steel of WTC 7 led to its weakening.
In the process of discovering this new phenomenon, NIST also discovered another new phenomenon it calls "fire". (NIST explained that fire is hot). It was this new thing - fire - which led to the "thermal expansion".
In addition, NIST has discovered a third new phenomenon called "gravity". Gravity, NIST explains for the rapt press, makes things "fall down and go boom" really fast.
Impeachment is Not Enough
Indict all of the US government officials and their allies who planned and carried out the 9/11 attacks
A preponderance of evidence shows that the highest officials of the Bush Administration, in collusion with many other officials from the Pentagon, CIA, FBI, FEMA, NSA, NORAD, New York City officials, air-traffic contollers, airline executives, controlled demolitions experts, computer graphics technicians, media executives, and others together planned and committed the horrible attacks of 9/11/2001 against the Pentagon and the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. The 9/11 attacks were immediately blamed on some bogus 'Arab highjackers', a half dozen of whom were later confirmed to be still alive, and therefore innocent, after the 9/11 attacks.
I have grabbed and reencoded The NIST WTC7 webcast, and made it available here:
(I have not had time to follow all the pertaining discussion here, so my apologies if this has already been handled.)