Hollywood Conspiracy Theory

It has always interested me, those people who think that almost eveything that goes on in the government world is a conspiracy; they are probably right, but only if there is power and money in it.
Did anyone see the film with Robert Redford; Max von Sydow, three days of the condor? (1975) it is a must see...
I was told by a visiting american here in the U.K. and he worked for your government, he said the film was all true; this explains it all 9/11 and the oil...

I would be interested in your comments...

FTW has a similar take in

FTW has a similar take in this article.


But there is a deeper part of human nature which covers the planet in a sickly, light-sweet-crude blanket of denial. It is best exemplified from the closing lines of Sidney Pollack's 1975 Three Days of the Condor, perhaps the best spy movie ever made. As FTW has shown in recent stories – using declassified CIA documents – the CIA was well aware of Peak Oil in the mid 1970s. Three Days of the Condor took that awful truth and said then, what few in the post-9/11 world have had the courage to say. I can guarantee you that it is the overriding rationale in Dick Cheney's mind, in the mind of every senior member of the Bush administration, and in the mind of whomever it is that will be chosen as the 2004 Democratic Party nominee. Getting rid of Bush will not address the underlying causative factors of energy and money and any solution that does not address those issues will prove futile.

Turner (Robert Redford): "Do we have plans to invade the Middle East ?"

Higgins (Cliff Robertson): " Are you crazy?"

Turner: " Am I?"

Higgins: "Look, Turner…"

Turner: "Do we have plans?"

Higgins: "No. Absolutely not. We have games. That's all. We play games. What if? How many men? What would it take? Is there a cheaper way to destabilize a régime? That's what we're paid to do."

Turner: "Go on. So Atwood just took the game too seriously. He was really going to do it, wasn't he?”

Higgins: "It was a renegade operation. Atwood knew 54-12 would never authorize it. There was no way, not with the heat on the Company.”

Turner: "What if there hadn't been any heat? Supposing I hadn't stumbled on a plan? Say nobody had?"

Higgins: "Different ball game. The fact is there was nothing wrong with the plan. Oh, the plan was alright. The plan would have worked."

Turner: "Boy, what is it with you people? You think not getting caught in a lie is the same thing as telling the truth?"

Higgins: "No. It's simple economics. Today it's oil, right? In 10 or 15 years - food, Plutonium. And maybe even sooner. Now what do you think the people are gonna want us to do then?

Turner : " Ask them."

Higgins: "Not now - then. Ask them when they're running out. Ask them when there's no heat in their homes and they're cold. Ask them when their engines stop. Ask them when people who've never known hunger start going hungry. Do you want to know something? They won't want us to ask them. They'll just want us to get it for them."

What do you want?

This great film is amazingly prescient...

Great entertainment and horrifyingly all-too-true....

We've included it a a fictional resource in our local 9/11 Group for months.

I had made the connection between this movie and 9/11 and then was gratified to find Ruppert had done the same when I read FTW.

When D. R. Griffin talks about the myth that "government's can't keep secrets" in his great new film "9/11: The Myth and the Reality", of course we all know that we have professional black ops teams on stand-by for just these types of jobs who are required to be silent. It was teams of that sort that did the preliminary work for 9/11 (setting the explosives in the buildings, etc.)