The Pull Down Theory

Even though the government itself has rejected 9/11 Commission’s the so called “pancake theory” of how the Twin Towers fell, there are still a lot of Truth activists who are wasting their time discrediting that old theory. As an added benefit, the government has replaced the old Pancake Theory with a new one that is even easier to discredit. It’s so new that I don’t think it even has a name yet. So I’m taking this opportunity to dub this new theory “The Pull Down Theory”.

Check out the government's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) website: where it says: “NIST’s findings do not support the “pancake theory” of collapse which is premised on a progressive failure of the floor systems in the WTC towers (the composite floor system - that connected the core columns and the perimeter columns - consisted of a grid of steel 'trusses' integrated with a concrete slab). Instead, the NIST investigation showed conclusively that the failure of the inwardly bowed perimeter columns initiated collapse and that the occurrence of this inward bowing required the sagging floors to remain connected to the columns and pull the columns inwards. Thus, the floors did not fail progressively to cause a pancaking phenomenon.”

Look at what they are saying: "...the occurrence of this inward bowing required the sagging floors to remain connected to the columns..." That means the explanation that the government gives for claiming that the horizontal beams stayed connected to the vertical beams, is only that them staying connected is what is "required" in order to explain the occurrence of the vertical beams getting inwardly bowed. So the government is asking us to believe that several floors near the top with weakened steel tied in with concrete floors sagged and pulled the vertical steel beams down through multiple floors of horizontal and vertical steel beams, all the way down to the ground.

I don't have to be a scientist to know that there's no way the concrete floors could have bent all 236 vertical steel beams around the periphery along with the 47 massive vertical steel beams in the center of the Towers all the way down to the ground right into the building's own small footprint. Even if the floors were not made of concrete, but of some material that was so incredibly heavy that it could have bent all those vertical beams down in upon themselves while staying attached to all the horizontal beams, what we would have seen at the bottom is a big tangle of steel beams all twisted together. But all the videos and pictures show that these beams did not stay attached as they claim, but were blown to bits.

It gets worse. According to the government, all of this "bowing" and bending of massive vertical steel beams down to the ground happed as quickly as an object falling through thin air. Here’s what NIST says: “NIST estimated the elapsed times for the first exterior panels to strike the ground after the collapse initiated in each of the towers to be approximately 11 seconds for WTC 1 and approximately 9 seconds for WTC 2.” “Since the stories below the level of collapse initiation provided little resistance to the tremendous energy released by the falling building mass, the building section above came down essentially in free fall, as seen in videos.”

So not only are we to believe that the concrete could have pulled these massive vertical beams strait down, but that they did so at “essentially free fall” speed, the same speed as an object dropping through the air. Why would they make such an outrageous claim? Because the have to. There are numerous videos of the twin towers falling, so it's already a matter of public record that they fell at free fall speed.

One more gem from this same NIST website is their response to the pool of melted steel underneath the rubble captured glowing orange in photographs that was so large and hot that clean up crews were unable to even get close to the rubble for over 3 weeks, and then continued burning for many weeks afterwards. Since all sides agree that jet fuel and office furniture don’t burn hot enough to melt steel, how does the government explain this large pool of melted steel? Read what NIST says. The section in parenthesis ( ) is part of their original quote: “The condition of the steel in the wreckage of the WTC towers (i.e., whether it was in a molten state or not) was irrelevant to the investigation of the collapse…”

So that's their explanation of the huge pool of melted steel that they agree could not have been caused by the plane crashes or the fires. It's irrelevant. Well, that certainly clears that up!

So, in essence

they're saying the entire structure, columns and floors still connected, just gave up the ghost, damaged floors and undamaged floors alike, and then proceeded all the way down to the ground? For some as-of-yet to be established reason, I suppose?


I could imagine the poor souls over at NIST might be actively sabotaging their efforts, well knowing they can't keep this up forever? Basically, they're now offering the "Alien Disruptor Beam" theory. Poor fellas.

Excellent points, Eli.

Excellent points, Eli. People need to be reminded, again and again, of how absurd the official explanation is.

For my money, the pyroclastic flow is the smoking gun here (among many, I suppose). Nothing can explain the pyroclastic flow without explosives.