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Episode 20 of our Weekly TV show is up, and I finish the presentation I started last week on the Pentagon; this episode airs the testimony of Roosevelt Roberts and Lloyde England, then we turn to Flight 93 and the anomalies at that crash site, which in turn will be continued on the next show. My presentation, after the show's intro, starts at 7:45. Enjoy, and please keep it civil in the comments, me included! ;-)
"The main reason I find him vile, though is that he is a 9/11 'truther.' Which I think is a good reason not to like someone."
This hit piece against Gore Vidal makes several attempts to attack his crediblity, the central one being that he's a 9/11 truth activist.
Reminder: The Man's a 'Truther' The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg, accused by a reader of "picking on" Gore Vidal for his antisemitism rather than his actual argument, responded with a reference to Vidal's conspiracy-theory mongering about September 11: "I was picking on Gore Vidal because he blamed the victim in a case of proven child-rape. The main reason I find him vile, though is that he is a 9/11 'truther.' Which I think is a good reason not to like someone."
Wow, I did a google news search on "9/11 truth," and found a grand total of three hit pieces today, all within the top page of results.
Remember Gandhi's three stages... ;-)
Also, I love how now that we have a democrat president, all of a sudden 9/11 truth is a "far right" issue.
By ANTHONY DiMAGGIO
The full extent of the conservative movement’s radicalization is becoming more apparent after nine months of the Obama administration. Increasingly, reactionary media pundits and much of the rank-and-file of the Republican Party are taking the American right down a dangerous path, marked most ominously by the abundance of conspiracy theories directed against the Democratic Party and mainstream liberals.
Prominent writers have long warned about the rise of the reactionary right into the national spotlight. Thomas Frank leads the way in many of these charges with bestselling books like The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule, and What’s the Matter with Kansas: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America. Frank’s warnings are particularly insightful in light of the rise of right wing conspiracy theories.
BY GEORGE KRIMSKY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN
KENT — Fox News talk show host Bill O'Reilly has taken aim at the Town of Kent for refusing to grant a local man's wish that a town memorial to his son, who was killed in the Sept. 11 attacks, should read: "Murdered by Muslim Terrorists."
In his evening television program Thursday, O'Reilly said he supported Peter Gadiel's request for such an inscription in the face of refusal by Kent's Town Hall. He labeled as "political correctness" remarks by First Selectman Ruth S. Epstein that such wording would disparage an ethnic group and would be "against everything that we stand for here." The town administration has said it would favor a memorial to Gadiel's son, James, who died in the north tower of the World Trade Center at the age of 23, but it would not permit that particular wording on a plaque on town property, paid for by tax dollars. "He can do whatever he wants on his own property," Epstein said this weekend.
Last Wednesday evening on Cincinnati 9/11 Truth's weekly TV show, I gave a presentation, close to half an hour, on Pentagon attack anomalies and eyewitness testimonies. I explain the background as to why people were suspicious of the Pentagon to begin with, the lack of evidence for some of the early theories in the movement, the importance of the official flight and damage path. Then I present three eyewitnesses from the gas station who are one hundred percent certain that the plane did not fly that official path. This coming Wednesday: Roosevelt Roberts' and Lloyde England's testimony. Enjoy!
Starts at about the 1 minute mark on the first video.
ETA after viewing the preview of this entry: How beautiful that the third video's still image is of Lagasse saying "100% bet my life on it" !
Fairly recently, Dr. David Ray Griffin was interviewed by Kevin Barrett on No Lies Radio, and was asked about the nature of the Lihop versus Mihop labels as they pertain to the seeking of truth.
At 36:41 into the show we have this exchange:
KB:...and since I got a question from Jon Gold, another uh, long time hard working 9/11 activist, about divisive wedge issues like you know LIHOP vs MIHOP and, you know, we talked about possible Israeli Involvement or not and things like that. What..what's your thought about uh, the issue of possible Israeli involvement uh in gen...in...as, uh, that particular issue and the question of these wedge issues and how do we deal with them in the movement?
First of all, I am pleased to mention that Cincinnati 9/11 Truth's hour long TV show on cable Public Access (Media Bridges), which used to be just once a month, has quadrupled its output to once a week (every Wednesday night, 7-8 p.m.). According to our producer who handles the bureaucratics with the studio owners, this is due to viewer demand. So even though it's "only" Public Access, which is often derided in our culture as the channel no one watches, it is clear that the demand is there. And this, in one of the most notoriously right wing, blindly nationalistic pockets of the country, Cincinnati Ohio!
On a related note, Cincinnati 9/11 Truth's hour long public access show (which used to be once a month but has quadrupled to once a week due to viewer demand) focused a sizable segment on DRG's WTC7 book two nights ago; hope to post that here asap. - Adam
Superb Interview with David Ray Griffin on the Collapse of WTC 7
by Elizabeth Woodworth
A compelling interview of David Ray Griffin by George Kenney of Electric Politics is now available for downloading (or streaming).
The interview is 1 hour and 8 minutes long, and should be heard by everyone interested in the state of democracy in America:
The fact that "Seven", a 47-story building with a base the size of a football field, was in freefall collapse for 2.25 seconds, has now been admitted by NIST, the U.S. National Institute for Standards and Technology. This admission has enormous implications for the whole official story about September 11, 2001.
I am inspired to write this entry thanks to scubadiver's question, to the community, in my previous blog entry, about our favorite authors. While I have quite a few, one lifelong one who sticks out is Roald Dahl, of children's novel fame, particularly Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach. He also wrote some titillating adult novels.
As we all know the "big lie," a term coined by Hitler in his autobiography, roughly goes: The bigger the lie, the more people will believe it. As a corollary, it should also be noted that the bigger the lie, or the more monstrous the crime, the less likely people will want to know about it, or at least know the real truth.
My introduction to this concept came via Roald Dahl's children's novel Matilda. The story centers around a child genius who bears the book's title as her name. She's roughly first grade age, and it is her first year at school. Her school's name is "Crunchem Hall." The principal, or headmistress, is named "Miss Trunchbull." She is the textbook example of a gigantic holy terror (even parents and teachers are frightened of her) as exemplified by this illustration:
By Pam Linn
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 12:19 PM PDT
In his new thriller, “No Place to Run,” Malibu writer Tom Sawyer lays out the mother of all conspiracies. But this is not new territory for the veteran television writer who plots his narrative like a movie script, scene by scene, into a terrifying tale that grabs the reader from page one and never lets up.
As conspiracy theories go, this one is gripping as much for the way the innocent young protagonists are caught in its web as for the fact that it all could have happened just that way.
Hereward Fenton with TNRA welcomes Craig Ranke to discuss the important evidence CIT presents in their latest video National Security Alert and to address the latest paper by Australian truth movement personality Frank Legge.
For those fence sitters who haven't taken the time and have only a vague idea of what CIT's research is about, perhaps based on a quick skim of the blogs, and aren't sure whether CIT or their opposition are closer to the truth, it is interesting to note that within the first couple minutes of the show, the host makes it clear that he takes a very strong stand against disinformation. He points out that the "no planes at the WTC" is a blatant example. Then he makes clear that the Pentagon is another story, and indeed, that the video National Security Alert goes beyond speculation; it provides a very fine compilation of verifiable information.
Madeleine Albright was confronted and exposed as a New World Order shill by a coalition of WeAreChange activists from Ohio and Chicago. As the activists attempted to ask the former Secretary of State some probing questions, they were shoved and assaulted by Albright's entourage.
Albright spoke at the Borders bookstore in Chicago on Wednesday, October 7th to flog her book and to propagandize the public.
Albright, who is a Director of the Rockefeller/British-controlled Council on Foreign Relations, was told that the American people would not stand for another false flag attack like on 9/11.
Please sign the petition if you feel so inclined. Read this college students' account of her treatment and arrest. http://www.pittsburghpolicebrutality.com/?p=46
Check out this video:
To: University of Pittsburgh
We the undersigned express our support for all students arrested and charged with misdemeanor offenses during the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh.
We believe that the right of citizens-- students, professors, families, community members, and media-- to assemble and gather peacefully in public was not only denied and violated but suppressed with unnecessary and excessive force. This violation is supported by eyewitness accounts, video, and photographic evidence.
A LETTER TO THE 9/11 COMMUNITY FROM DAVID RAY GRIFFIN
Dear Friends and Colleagues:
I am writing in support of the international campaign, headed up by Elias Davidsson (who long lived in Iceland but now lives in Hamburg, Germany), calling for a new trial for Mounir El Motassadeq, who has been convicted of assisting the 9/11 attacks.
I have known Elias Davidsson for several years and know him to be an extremely careful researcher into the 9/11 attacks and also to be a passionate advocate for justice.
When I was in Hamburg last fall, I went with Elias to see Mounir's lawyer. He seems to be a good man and a capable lawyer, who will represent Mounir well if he gets the opportunity.
I agreed to be on the committee for Mounir along with Elias and a few others, including Annie Machon and Barrie Zwicker.
Incidentally, Mounir did indeed know Mohamed Atta. But in response to the question of whether the Mohamed Atta he knew in Hamburg was the same as the Mohamed Atta whose picture is in The 9/11 Commission Report, he said that they looked very different.
Ryan Mackey, NASA Scientist and Staunch Official Story Defender Caught Telling Blatant Falsehood About NIST
They sure tell some whoppers over there, and most of them are pretty transparent, but boy does this one take the cake.
In response to an OP's legitimate points which indicate controlled demolition, Mackey says the following:
NIST did look for signs of explosives, and found none. Take a look at NCSTAR1-3.
It isn't "scientific bullying." You're just wrong.
12. Did the NIST investigation look for evidence of the WTC towers being brought down by controlled demolition? Was the steel tested for explosives or thermite residues? The combination of thermite and sulfur (called thermate) "slices through steel like a hot knife through butter."
NIST did not test for the residue of these compounds in the steel.
This kind of modus operandi is nothing new for OCT defenders.
"No one said the air at Ground Zero was safe to breathe." - Mark Roberts, leading "debunker"