Anti-Obama Author on 9/11 Conspiracy

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/08/14/anti-obama-author-on-911-conspiracy/

August 14, 2008, 2:38 PM
Anti-Obama Author on 9/11 Conspiracy
By SARAH WHEATON

Among the follow-up efforts to Jerome R. Corsi’s “Unfit for Command,” which inspired the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth attacks on Senator John Kerry in 2004, is “Obama Nation.” But the conservative commentator’s book about Senator Barack Obama appears to have distracted him for another project he was planning in January: exposing what he calls the government’s lies about the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center.

A YouTube video making the rounds, especially among Obama supporters, mocks Mr. Corsi for a Jan. 29 interview on Alex Jone’s radio show, a forum for those who take a deeply skeptical view of government claims about the attacks. (Mr. Corsi also frequently talks about the “North American Union” and other threats from globalization during his appearances).

The clip has Mr. Corsi discussing the findings of Steven Jones, physicist and hero of the “9/11 Truth” movement who claims to have evidence that the World Trade Center towers collapsed due to explosives inside the building, not just the planes hitting them, during the attacks.

“The fire, from jet fuel, does not burn hot enough to produce the physical evidence that he’s produced,” Mr. Corsi said. “So when you’ve got science that the hypothesis doesn’t explain–evidence–then the hypothesis doesn’t stand anymore. It doesn’t mean there’s a new hypothesis you’ve validated. It just means the government’s explanation of the jet fuel fire is not a sufficient explanation to explain the evidence of these spheres–these microscopic spheres–that Steven Jones has proved existed within the W.T.C. dust.”

The complete interview is here.

The research is part of an ongoing history of assertions and rebuttals from conspiracy theorists and defenders of more conventional theories.

Mr. Corsi’s recent critique of Senator Barack Obama, which casts him as a radical liberal with “extensive connections to Islam,” will debut at No. 1 on The Times’s list of bestselling nonfiction hardcovers this week.

“Every day we learn something new that completely undercuts Corsi’s credibility,” said Tommy Vietor, an Obama spokesman, in light of Mr. Corsi’s remarks about 9/11.

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Dunno about Corsi.

http://mediamatters.org/items/200808140003

Despite "all my apologies" for bigoted comments, Corsi reportedly scheduled to appear on "pro-White" radio show

Summary: Despite stating that he had apologized for what was described as a "series of bigoted and hateful posts," Jerome Corsi, author of The Obama Nation, is scheduled to appear with host James Edwards on the August 17 edition of The Political Cesspool Radio Show, which, according to its "Statement of Principles," "represent[s] a philosophy that is pro-White." In a blog post, Edwards has stated that "[i]nterracial sex is white genocide."

Seems like he proceeds with his foot in his mouth.

Corsi's a nut

even if some of the ideas he espouses are correct (North American Union and 9/11).

Here's a summation of errors in his latest book:
http://www.alternet.org/mediaculture/94322/unfit_for_publication%3A_swif...

forgot to check this thread

in case anyone's interested, some things i post here just to document and preserve them and get people's feedback, it's not an endorsement unless I specifically say so.

i'm not an Obama or McCain fan, I'm registered to vote Green as my values and politics are progressive, although true conservatives and libertarians have valuable and important ideas. Nothing wrong with government being no bigger than it needs to be and only serving the public interest; no special interest, taxes no higher than they need to be, and government staying out of people's private lives and business. Of course, there's a lot of debate over what the public interest is, and how it's best served, and I generally agree with the Green Party platform.

If a turd asks smart questions about 9/11, and presents important, true facts, that's all good, but it doesn't mean i like turds.

9/11 Family Steering Committee Review of the 9/11 Commission Report:
http://911truth.org/images/resources/Family%20Steering%20Cmte%20review%2...

Complete 9/11 Timeline
http://cooperativeresearch.org/project.jsp?project=911_project

must have missed this here

I just submitted the same article. Did you guys notice that they link to AJFan's website? 2nd link in original article.