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Unfortunately it now appears that a war between the US and it's allies with Iran is imminent. By any military analysts assessment this has a real chance of changing the current multi-theatre war against terrorism and so called rogue/terrorist states into a real World War III scenario!
Following the Main Stream Media (MSM) in the west over the last few months, you would be sensing that many things have happened to support the war with Iran rationale, hearing that Iran wants a Nuclear bomb and would be prepared to use it against Israel and the US. Other alarming stories include Iran trading in weapons with "rogue states", Iran killing innocent people abroad, Iran's President is insane and wants to "wipe Israel off the map", Iran has been involved in terrorist plots/bombings and may attack inside the US and Iran is trading drugs. The list of baseless accusation goes on and on.
A 45min wide ranging discussion in three parts on 2WAY FM.
The Time to Talk Show looks at September 11, ten years on and the persisting questions which, left unanswered, suggest the truth is not being told. 9/11 commentator John Bursill defines the issues.
Thanks to Tim from "Time To Talk" Radio Show on 2WAY FM for having an open mind on this issue!
Pivotal Moment in History Remains Unclear - Greg Ray
IT’S been said that nobody who researches the subject of the so-called September 11 terror attacks in the United States ever ends up
believing the official story about what happened.
If that’s true, it puts the event in the same class as the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Both events have been regarded as pivotal hinges of history, both are surrounded by intense controversy and neither are satisfactorily explained by official accounts.
After many years, enough of the raw emotion has gone out of the JFK killing for more people to be able to acknowledge that the official ‘‘lone gunman’’ story is rubbish. But even though that story is as demonstrably full of holes as the proverbial Swiss cheese, I’m not sure that a definitive truthful account will ever emerge.
A decade after the September 11 attacks it still isn’t fashionable in many circles to draw attention to the defects in the official account of circumstances surrounding the disaster. That’s a shame, because this event has had immense consequences.
News Corp Allows an Alternate Historical View of the 9/11 Events - The Punch - "Why I Became a September 11 Truther"
Why I became a September 11 truther
by Hereward Fenton
12 Sep 05:50am - Source -ThePunch.com.au
On this sad anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in post-war history I am reminded of the prophetic words spoken by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in his farewell address to the nation in 1961: “In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist”.
Eisenhower was the supreme commander in western Europe who had led America to victory against one of the most evil regimes in history, a man who had witnessed the depths of human depravity, and wanted finally to warn us that the war machine which had been created to defend freedom in WWII could equally be used for the opposite purpose, and that it was up to the American people to guard against this possibility.
Eisenhower coined the phrase “military industrial complex” which became the catch-cry of the anti-war movement of the 1960s, describing an economic and political fusion of power involving armaments manufacturers, construction companies, banks, democratic governments and puppet dictatorships.
As Marine Major General Smedley Butler put it, “War is a Racket”. In his seminal book on the subject Butler declares, “I spent 33 years in active military service and during that period I spent most of my time as a high class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street and the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for capitalism. Looking back on it, I might have given Al Capone a few hints.”
These and other observations about the racketeering, lying and theft that is the essence of war have informed many of us around the world who today call ourselves “9/11 truthers”.
Sydney Live with Ben Fordham hosts 9/11 debate - John Bursill vs. Mike King
September 5, 2011 - Source www.911Truth.org
Nearly 10 years on, many still argue who was really behind the 9/11 attacks....Ben Fordham investigates.
This excellent debate can be heard at 2GB, Sydney's number 1 rated talk station which has been broadcasting for over 80 years, part of Macquarie Radio Network, hosted by 2GB's show, "The Lounge", or via upload to YouTube here (Audio Part 1, Audio Part 2)
Sydney Live 3 till 6 is presented by Walkley award winning reporter Ben Fordham.
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NOTE: THIS IS NOT THE LATEST VERSION AND THE DR JONES CUT IS AVAILABLE NOW WITH ADDED MATERIAL!!
This powerful two hour high quality video presentation given by Professor Emeritus Physicist Dr Steven E. Jones issues a challenge to the world scientific community; a challenge to examine the evidence he and his peers have presented at The Journal of 9/11 Studies questioning the official explanation of the 9/11 events. Dr Jones takes us on his journey struggling with the science of 9/11 and his quest to bring new evidence and research to the world scientific society. He steps us through the complete history of his personal contribution to the 9/11 debate and the whole story of his forced early retirement from Brigham Young University.
New Paper at the Journal "Why Australia's Presence in Afghanistan is Untenable" An Exceptional Historical Piece
Review by John Bursill
US President Barack Obama, 1 December 2009 “I am convinced that our security is at stake in Afghanistan and Pakistan. This is the epicenter of the violent extremism practiced by al Qaeda. It is from here that we were attacked on 9/11.......It is important to recall why America and our allies were compelled to fight a war in Afghanistan in the first place. We did not ask for this fight. On September 11 2001, 19 men hijacked four airplanes and used them to murder nearly 3000 people.”
From the essays Introduction "This article will suggest that the official rationale for the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan is false. It involves a rewriting and/or ignoring of history on the part of the participants. It shows the same cavalier disregard for international law that was apparent in Iraq. It accepts without question the validity of the two premises argued by Obama in the above quote. Perhaps most disturbingly it persistently fails to address the reality of the present policies and their likely true intention."
Lawyer James O'Neill
In this outstanding historical analogy of the Afghan situation author and Lawyer Australian James O'Neill presents a story that the Australian and worlds population have been denied. O'Neill in this cutting and well documented essay makes a mockery of our current state of democracy in Australia; where neither the media, or the politicians of the major parties have attempted to even debate the legality of the US lead invaision and occupation of Afghanistan.
Dr Frank Legge on Visibility 9-11: Mounting Evidence Shows Boeing 757-200 Impact with Pentagon Probable
In this podcast, Dr Frank Legge discusses his new paper which was co-authored with Warren Stutt and has been published at the The Journal of 9/11 Studies, titled Flight AA77 on 9/11: New FDR Analysis Supports the Official Flight Path Leading to Impact with the Pentagon
Listen here: http://visibility911.com/blog/?p=1899
In this lengthy and detailed discussion Dr Legge is careful to lay out clearly his way of thinking on the Pentagon issue and why it is so important to the 9/11 Truth Movement not to make unsupported claims about the events there. Legge looks at this issue from a purely scientific perspective and is only interested in what he can prove to be true based on hard evidence. It is clear to Legge and to the vast majority of scientists who have studied the issue that while the Pentagon is a mystery to a degree, it is most likely that AA Flight 77, a Boeing 757-200 did hit the building based on the physical evidence available.
David Chandler Talks About His New DVD “9/11 Analysis” and Rationalizes the Pentagon Debate on Visibility 9-11
Show notes and interview by: John Bursill
This timely and important Podcast is a MUST listen!
Listen here: http://visibility911.com/blog/?p=1874
David who describes himself as a “pacifist” talks in great depth about his journey on the campaign for 9/11 Truth and Justice which he is passionately dedicated. Many of you may be aware it was David who is credited with getting NIST to admit WTC Building 7 fell at a an acceleration consistent with free-fall due to gravity; which I and many others view as the single most powerful debating tool for us as 9/11 Truth advocates! David disputes he is solely responsible for this and says that Jones, Ryan and others were central to this achievement but it was his question that drew the answer in the end so it seems. David also talks about the highly political timing and nature of the NIST Building 7 report.
Notes by John Bursill
In this in depth interview with tireless 9/11 Truth campaigner Bob McIlvaine, we look at 9/11 in its historical context. We also hear about Bob’s detailed research into what happened to his son Bobby on 9/11 and the evidence an explosion other than the planes killed his son.
Listen Here: http://visibility911.com/blog/?p=1854
As a long term 9/11 Truth researcher (2001) , an ex-history teacher and someone who has worked in mental health, Bob has a unique perspective on society and it’s drives. In this interview Bob gives us a insight into how he sees the world and it’s working’s and why 9/11 Truth should be seen as possibly the best chance we’ve had at bringing peace to our world. Bob believes that we may have already been successful at preventing other wars with our exposure of the 9/11 fraud; I totally agree.
From the YouTube notes: Many Kind Thanks to TVS (CH 31, Digital CH44) and "Yianni's City Life" for their co-operation in AIRING John Bursill, Spokesperson for 9/11 Truth in Australia. This was the First TV Program BRAVE enough in AUSTRALIA to give a "Balanced" presentation on the "9/11 Tragedy" that has affected us all.
You can contact TVS and thank them by e-mail at email@example.com
Editors Note: Since the publication of the below RCFP article, Richard Gage AIA, one of the first names mentioned in the article has published a statement on this subject: Complete Withdrawal of Support by Richard Gage, AIA, for CIT’s "National Security Alert"
Title: "911Blogger.com" Accused: Is Leading 9/11 Truth Site Working For The Other Side?
Commentary by John Bursill - Contributor and supporter of 911Blogger.com
"Is 911Blogger.com working for the other side?" This question has been asked in an article written by the "staff writers" at the Rock Creek Free Press.
I found this article I have attached below rather corrosive and it appears to me some people ("staff writers") want to perpetuate some sort of civil war within our movement over the Pentagon? Or is it only that many people truly believe that no plane hit the Pentagon and need a plausible scenario to make that theory work for them? And the limiting/censoring of CIT's exposure and other advocates of no plane theory, is just too much to bear and they have to speak out for their important theory?
Listen here: http://visibility911.com/blog/?p=1785
To many the name Kevin Bracken is a new one in regards 9/11 Truth. The reality is that Kevin has been a champion of the 9/11 Truth cause since 2006 by disseminating information throughout the Victorian Union Movement and the Maritime Workers Union of Australia. He has distributed DVD's, shown films and shared information regularly with his associates and the people of Melbourne and he achieved motions calling for a new investigation from both the Victorian Trades Hall Council where he is the President and the Victorian branch of the Maritime Union of Australia of which he heads as Secretary. Kevin has also attended numerous conferences on 9/11 and has been the facilitator of such in Melbourne, Australia. Over the years Kevin and I have developed a close working relationship, both striving for the truth 9/11 to come out to bring end to the wars and to get our rights back that have been eroded since 9/11!
This is the motion passed on the 28th of March of 2008 at the VTHC;
"That this meeting of VTHC Executive Council calls for a thorough, independent enquiry into the tragic terrorist attacks of September 11.
The events of that day have been used to start pre-emptive wars "that will not end in our lifetime". They have been used to attack civil liberties and legal principles that have been the cornerstone of civilized communities.
There is an urgent need to reassess the way we view the world after September 11 and we call for proper investigation into the events around that day."
Tonight at 8pm ( UTC +11 hours - Sydney Time - Daylight Savings) Monday 25th of Oct on TVS digital 44, Channel 31 and Live Stream at www.tvs.org.au I will appear in a short interview on a life style program called "Yianni's City Life". This interview is predominantly about the Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth. This show is quite popular getting out to many tens of thousands around Australia.
See: http://www.tvs.org.au/programs/yiannis-city-life for info on the program.
The show will be repeated on Wednesday 8:30am and Friday at 12 noon.
I hope you will all give Yianni a word of support and also tune in to see the show.
NOTE: If someone could grab the video feed and put it up on YOUTUBE and let me know, that would be helpful so we can make hay while the sun shines!
It has been a great week for 9/11 Truth and you all should be congratulated for the work you have done to raise awareness of this issue, thank you.
Kindest regards John Bursill - Australian 9/11 Truth Movement
22 October 2010
As of 10:00AM this morning a Herald sun poll is showing that over 65% of respondents agree with Union leader Kevin Bracken's view that the official explanation of 9/11 does not stand up to scientific scrutiny.
Radio host John Faine previously attacked Bracken's views on air over two days, describing him as a nutter and an extremist, and stating that his views were "offensive".
In Parliament on Wednesday Australian PM Julia Gillard stated that Bracken's views were "stupid and wrong".
Poll Screen Shot: 5:30pm 22nd of October 2010
Note: 911oz Editor would like you to comment at the site for the historical record!
Shannon Deery, Stephen McMahon From: Herald Sun October 20, 2010 12:27PM
Source: Herald Sun
UPDATE 7.51pm: JULIA Gillard has dismissed as "stupid and wrong" a senior union official's belief that the 9/11 attacks were a conspiracy but has refused to discipline him.
Kevin Bracken, the president of the Victorian Trades Hall and secretary of the Maritime Union of Australia, sparked anger this morning after claiming the attacks were not the result of terrorist activity.
"I believe the official story is a conspiracy theory that doesn't stand up to scientific scrutiny," Mr Bracken told ABC talk-back host Jon Faine.
"In my mind the buildings were imploded."
Faine initially thought the call was a hoax.
"I challenge you to a public debate," Mr Bracken said to Faine.
Paul Craig Roberts
Fri, 15 Oct 2010 16:31 CDT
Does anyone remember the "cakewalk war" that would last six weeks, cost $50-$60 billion, and be paid for out of Iraqi oil revenues?
Does anyone remember that White House economist Lawrence Lindsey was fired by Dubya because Lindsey estimated that the Iraq war could cost as much as $200 billion?
Lindsey was fired for over-estimating the cost of a war that, according to Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes, has cost 15 times more than Lindsey estimated. And the US still has 50,000 troops in Iraq.
Does anyone remember that just prior to the US invasion of Iraq, the US government declared victory over the Taliban in Afghanistan?
Does anyone remember that the reason Dubya gave for invading Iraq was Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, weapons that the US government knew did not exist?
Stand up, step out and speak the hard truth. Your silence is violence of that there is no doubt!
Without truth there will never be justice and without justice there can never be peace on this earth.
9/11 24/7 UNTIL JUSTICE!!
This years new Project Censored 2011 Book has been released including numerous stories and references to the 9/11 cover up. Dr. Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff explain in this interview that they have been censored by so called "alternative" left wing publications because of their refusal to drop 9/11 truth content!
From the show notes: "Censored 2011" with Dr. Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff. We discuss the new Project Censored book and some of the most censored news stories of the past year. --END--
Listen Here: Guns and Butter: Project Censored 2011
Pleease buy the new book and help fight media censorship! Here: Project Censored 2011
Thanks again for another wonderful interview by Bonnie and her team at Guns and Butter KPFA
In my view the three most powerful Main Stream Media mantra's used against the 9/11 Truth Movement have been;
1. We support the Jews/Israel did it theory.
2. We support the no planes were used or were swapped theory.
3. We are paranoid conspiracy theorists who hate our country and seek to create violence in our communities.
WE MUST if we are to prevail over these presstitutes in the MSM be resistant to speaking in public for these two theories in any way shape or form. If we do speak in support of these theories we better make sure we can back up our accusations in the real world with hard evidence.
Being patriotic and absolutely peaceful in word, deed and voice will see us stronger by the day.
This is the "fight stage" and I plan to win!
Kind regards John
9/11 Experiments: The Arbitrator of Competing Hypotheses
Simple and Powerful!
Australian 9/11 truth movement statement | 11 September 2010
On 11 September 11, 2010 The Sydney 9/11 truth movement gathered outside the ANZAC War Memorial in Sydney's Hyde Park.
KPFA: Guns and Butter - "Afghanistan Pakistan Imbroglio" with Pakistani General Hamid Gul
Listen Here: Interview Pakistani General Hamid Gul
Thank you Bonnie for another ground breaking interview!
Review by John Bursill
This absolutely brilliant interview by Bonnie Faulkner of Guns and Butter brings out a new depth in the Bowman story. This enlightening discussion with Bowman and Faulkner does more to explain the military situation of a fascist American oligarchy than any before! Bowman reiterating many times that it is the "pinnacle event" of 9/11 that still provides the only justification for the current political reality and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq it ignited.
Titled "Vietnam, Star Wars and 9/11" with Dr. Robert Bowman."
Dr Robert M. Bowman
NOTE: There is information about Sydney's anniversary "9/11 Truth for Peace" Protest at the bottom of this piece!
Essay by John Bursill
So why should we believe that “9/11 Truth” can stop the war in Afghanistan and bring the “War on Terrorism” to an end?
I will lay out below the non-conspiratorial reasons why it is vitally important that we continue to demand accountability from our governments, on why it is they went to war on our behalf in 2001. I will also argue why I am correct to strongly assert that the pursuit of 9/11 truth and a criminal investigation of those events is the only practical path to peace today.
Review by John Bursill
If you really want to know who "did" 9/11, this film "The New American Century" by Massimo Mazzucco does a great job at setting out both who called for it and who befitted from it!
While this production is successful in confronting deeply disturbing recent American and world history, its greatest achievement is that it presents the real and clear message that the American Neo-Cons are in control of our world at war today. It makes the case indirectly that their control will continue to be a reality until the real history of the events on September 11th, 2001 are confronted by the American public.
See: New American Century ; scroll down to watch a low quality version on Google video.
Story by John Bursill
22nd of July, 2010
Australia's number one talk back Radio Station 2GB, have reported on the Prof. Niels Harritt Lecture on the 17th of July, 2010 at the Sydney Mechanic's School of Arts during their late night show with Brian Wilshire. Sydney's most popular late night show's regular guest, Prof. Keith Suter who attended the Harritt Lecture, has expressed his fascination with the issue of the World Trade Center 7 collapse on the afternoon of September 11, 2001.
Story by John Bursill
On Saturday the 17th of July Prof. Niels Harritt of the University of Copenhagen in Denmark gave a lecture to a capacity crowd of concerned citizens called " Did Explosives Bring Down the Towers on 9/11". This Sydney audience was generated purely from fliers handed out by diligent activists and one radio interview.
Although a handful of independent journalists did attend and a small press conference was held, not one Australian main stream media outlet was represented. It is now more clear than ever that a culture of silence surrounds the science of 9/11, which proves beyond any reasonable doubt that the Twin Towers and Building 7 where brought down using explosives and incendiary devices.
On the Saturday the 17th of July, 2010 9/11 Truth Australia will host a public lecture by Danish Professor Niels Harrit from the University of Copenhagen, titled “Did Explosives Bring Down the Towers on 9/11?”
Professor Harrit is the lead author of an expert international team that produced a peer reviewed scientific paper published early last year, titled “Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe”. This paper, which has not been reported in this country to date, has remained unchallenged within the scientific literature and can be found online at the Open Chemical Physics Journal, Bentham Open (www.bentham.org).