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The Definitive Treatment of 9/11
a review of The New Pearl Harbor Revisited, by David Ray Griffin
by Tod Fletcher
In THE NEW PEARL HARBOR REVISITED, David Ray Griffin provides a brilliant and much-needed companion to his path-breaking and movement-building book on 9/11, The New Pearl Harbor (NPH; 2004). Now, on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of those horrific events, Griffin surveys in detail all the main lines of evidence against the official account of 9/11 to have emerged during the last four years. THE NEW PEARL HARBOR REVISITED (NPHR) has been designed as volume 2 of a two-volume set with NPH as volume 1; together they provide a thorough and up-to-date case against the official conspiracy theory (they can be bought separately, of course).
Saw this news story
Independent. co. uk
Magnetic forces to blame for 9/11 tower collapse
By Steve Connor
Wednesday, 10 September 2008
Scientists can finally explain why the Twin Towers collapsed on September 11, despite the temperature of the fires being well below the 1,500C melting point of the steel girders holding up the buildings.
The discovery that unusual magnetic forces within the girders made them weak at temperatures of about 500C explains away the conspiracy theories that have spread like wildfire since the disaster.
Sergei Dudarev, of the UK Atomic Energy Agency, found that steel loses its strength above 500C because its molecules undergo a physical transition from one state to another due to magnetic fluctuations. "The steel didn't melt, it just became soft. It is an unusual state and the temperatures in the Twin Towers were high enough to cause it because the thermal insulation was knocked off the girders through the impact with the aircraft," he said.
Me, Donna from SMT Studios and Hakim from Channel Live are going on True School Radio tonight with Afrika Bambaata, Yoda, and Dr. Shaka Zula to promote the 9/12/2008 fundraiser for the first responders.
8:00 PM to 12:00 PM Eastern.
Some of the top anthrax experts in the world say that the killer anthrax was weaponized:
September 9, 2008
Was America Attacked by Muslims on 9/11?
By David Ray Griffin
Much of America's foreign policy since 9/11 has been based on the assumption that it was attacked by Muslims on that day. This assumption was used, most prominently, to justify the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It is now widely agreed that the use of 9/11 as a basis for attacking Iraq was illegitimate: none of the hijackers were Iraqis, there was no working relation between Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden, and Iraq was not behind the anthrax attacks. But it is still widely believed that the US attack on Afghanistan was justified. For example, the New York Times, while referring to the US attack on Iraq as a "war of choice," calls the battle in Afghanistan a "war of necessity." Time magazine has dubbed it "the right war." And Barack Obama says that one reason to wind down our involvement in Iraq is to have the troops and resources to "go after the people in Afghanistan who actually attacked us on 9/11."
The Government as Wizard of Oz in Anthrax and 9/11 Investigations. . . "Don't Look at the Man Behind the Curtain"
As top independent anthrax experts, physicists, engineers and architects confirm, the government makes claims in the anthrax and 9/11 investigations but does not provide the details which would allow the claims to be independently tested by scientists not affiliated with the government. At the end of the day, the government is simply begging us - like the Wizard of Oz - not to look at the man behind the curtain.
The government admits that Dr. Bruce Ivins passed 2 lie detector tests, that hair samples and handwriting samples don't implicate him, and that there is no direct evidence linking him to the anthrax murders.
Steve Pakin is airing the following tonight on TVO.
It is described as "The physics of 9/11: why do the rumours live on? 9/11 Truthers, the laws of probability ... and the laws of science."
Please check ou the poll on the left side of the page.
It's currently at 56% MIHOP and 21% LIHOP.
Michael Keefer and Graeme MacQueen will be speaking for our side.
Ivins Didn't Do It
Bruce Ivins is not responsible for the 2001 anthrax letter attacks. How can I be so sure? Because the facts say he didn’t do it. Let’s examine the FBI’s “evidence” against Ivins:
Using a new process, the anthrax material has been genetically traced to the beaker (the murder weapon, as the FBI calls it) that Dr. Ivins controlled. Sounds convincing, doesn’t it? Sounds like there’s undisputable scientific evidence that points to Ivins, right? However, this new genetic tracing process has never been peer reviewed. This means it has never been objectively tested. No independent scientist has reproduced the kind of accuracy that the FBI is claiming. Beyond the FBI saying it works, there is no evidence that it does work. Had there been a trial, this vaunted genetic evidence against Ivins would have crumbled under cross-examination. With the genetic evidence gone, the link to Ivins’ lab and to the “murder weapon” beaker is gone.
Sunday, Sept. 7th in Maple Ridge, B.C. (Canada)
Fraser Valley 9/11 Truth gathered in Maple Ridge again this day at our usual spot at 224th and Dewdney for more 9/11 Truth Civil Informationing with 7 members on hand.
The response was overwhelmingly positive with many, many honks and thumbs up.
While there, we were spontaneously approached by 3 members of the alternative media.
The truth of 11 September 2001 is just a rumour ! Sorry that they have not read the arguments of the 911 truth movement.
today the French nation newspaper "Le Parisien" has done two pages on the 911 truth movement which they summerize as just a rumour.
The requested URL /abo-faits-divers/il-est-quasiment-impossible-de-lutter-contre-ce-phenomene-09-09-2008-208459.php was not found on this server.
I have put a copy of the text incase they are taken off the internet.
11 Septembre: pourquoi l’absurde rumeur persiste
The following comment has been posted to my blog (repeated below). It purports to come from:
Ret. Battalion Chief
It was in response to my reposting of John Wyndham's letter to Nist at http://www.theprogressivemind.info/2008/09/dr-john-wyndhams-comments-to-nist-wtc7.html .
Who the heck is Arthur Scheuerman? Is he on the up and up? This is the internet mind you, and I could pose as the Queen of England if I wanted.
It is a very long and detailed comment on my very inconsequential blog, which I find curious. I believe that Scheuerman's claims are specious, but it would be nice to have some heavyweights weigh in with rebuttal.
I have allowed the comment to be posted on my site, The Progressive Mind, even though I suspect Scheuerman may not be everything he says that he is. See his site: http://www.blogger.com/profile/14211118872671048625 .
He has two posts on his blog, both on 9/11.
Arthur Scheuerman has left a new comment on your post "Dr. John Wyndham's comments to NIST (WTC7) | 911bl...":
Based on what I know, this sounds legitimate. - Jon
Last update: 3:18 p.m. EDT Sept. 8, 2008
WASHINGTON, Sept 08, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Palo Alto Publishing will hold a press conference on September 11, 2008, at 9 AM at the National Press Club at 529 14th St. NW, Washington D.C., to detail new information revealed since the release of the 9/11 Commission Report. Entirely sourced from government reports, court documents, and the account of FBI Agent Ali Soufan, this analysis, never before fully detailed, shows that CIA officers, working through liaisons at FBI Headquarters, had repeatedly and criminally obstructed investigations that could have prevented the attacks on 9/11.
in todays Parisien nation newspaper, there is a collection of little articles on the rumour that 911 was an inside job. Obviously these writers have not read a lot of the 911 truth movement's arguments and can only discuss rumours and not facts.
Follow the links. I have included a copy of the text incase the links are taken down.
PS may be someone can do an internet translation. Lunch break has finished and I have to go back to work.
following link to "Il est quasiment impossible de lutter contre ce phénomème" has been blocked already ?
September 9, 2008
Memo From Cairo
9/11 Rumors That Become Conventional Wisdom
By MICHAEL SLACKMAN
CAIRO — Seven years later, it remains conventional wisdom here that Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda could not have been solely responsible for the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and that the United States and Israel had to have been involved in their planning, if not their execution, too.
This is not the conclusion of a scientific survey, but it is what routinely comes up in conversations around the region — in a shopping mall in Dubai, in a park in Algiers, in a cafe in Riyadh and all over Cairo.
“Look, I don’t believe what your governments and press say. It just can’t be true,” said Ahmed Issab, 26, a Syrian engineer who lives and works in the United Arab Emirates. “Why would they tell the truth? I think the U.S. organized this so that they had an excuse to invade Iraq for the oil.”
The following is a response from the National Transportation Safety Board regarding a June 2008 Request for Correction of factual reports pertaining to American Airlines flight 77 and United Airlines flight 93.
Included is the NTSB's explanation for the flight data recorder (FDR) file for American Airlines flight 77 being completed before the FDR in question was actually recovered and comments regarding statements of interest contained within the NTSB reply.