Ed Asner is an AE911Truth Supporter

Actor and activist Ed Asner has signed the AE911Truth online petition and sent a letter of support.

The text of the letter reads: (link to PDF)


October 6, 2008

To Whom It May Concern:

I would like to thank Richard Gage, AIA and Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth for presenting the scientific facts behind the unprecedented destruction of the World Trade Center Twin Towers and Building 7. AE911Truth presents solid research that contradicts the official story of the building's destruction with the overwhelming evidence of explosive controlled demolition.

An accurate understanding of history is required to make good decisions in the future. Over and over again, history has shown that the first public perceptions of historical events are not always correct. I, along with millions of others, have serious questions about our country's recent history about 9/11.

I have signed the AE911Truth.org petition calling for an unbiased investigation of the "collapses" of these three high-rise buildings. I encourage everyone to do the same, and also become a Sustaining Member of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth.



Edward Asner

View the full news item at AE911Truth.org

One of my favorite statements was made by Mr. Asner

The following is a partial statement taken from a broader statement made by Ed which can be found at

"I would like to suggest to you emphatically that the 9-11 truth movement is the most pressing issue of the peace & justice movement today. Here is why. 9-11 has been used to justify "endless war" and a continual rollback in civil liberties that seems to have no end in sight. Yet, 9-11 remains the least examined tragedy in modern American history. Americans would have never agreed to the last two wars and the Patriot Act's disturbing policy . . . had it not been for 9-11.... I fear that if the underlying issues of 9-11 truth are not demanded, that Iraq may be but a flame on an ocean of gasoline that may be used to ignite war after war after war. We cannot, as a peace & justice movement only address the flames. We must look at the fuel being used to justify the flames of war and repression at home and abroad. We must look deeply at the events leading up to, on and since 9-11. We must demand full 9-11 truth." - Ed Asner

That is a great way to reach out to the peace movement!

Thanks ED

...........You know the truth!


I have received it from both the highest sources, the lowest sources, and those in between who are associated with the organized Peace Movements in this country that they all have decided that associating with the 9/11 Truth Movement will discredit them.

Clearly those associated with organized Peace Movements are suffering from cognitive dissonance as they seem to think that they are successful, and that the numbers of those opposed to the war are a function of their antiquated tactcs of marches in lieu of the lies and botched stupidity of these wars as seen by average citizens.

You know the marches I'm talking about:

...marches from nowhere...
...marches to nowhere...
...marches in front of nobody...
...marches that are easliy ignored by the corporate press...
...marches that fewer and fewer people are attending...
...marches that inform NOBODY about ANYTHING...
...marches that waste time, money and piss away enthusiasm...
...marches that worked ONCE fourty years ago in the LAST century...
...marches that the youth avoid because they have more MODERN WAYS to be effective making changes...
But WE are the nutcases? Breaking through to these groups seems a huge waste of time.

So, since issues of war and peace will last for centuries, I suggest that we continue to commingle our 9/11 Truth messaging and continue using modernized tactics [including CI..Civil Informationing] ADDING the words PEACE and using PEACE SYMBOLS so that we can keep in contact with the younger activist set coming up the ranks. I suggest that we let the old longtooths pass away holding onto their beliefs that they have done their job and that all is OK. And further, I suggest that each 9/11 truth website or organization put into place its own "peace section".

I also recommend that we:

...redouble our efforts at honoring the 11ths of every month...
...perhaps focusing on the closest Sundays to the hard date...
...invite local members of the peace groups to join us in our 9/11 Truth and anti-war street actions ...
...continue to bang away with peaceniks about what we know about false-flag-ops...
...because they STILL have not a clue about the connections between false flags and wars...

Some regular people and peace activists might join us because their next action will most likely be several years away...just before the next war begins to ramp up...as usual!

And, performing some highly visible actions commingling 9/11 Truth and Peace when people are coming and going from their churches is working very well for me right now...and its long overdue.

Love, Peace and Progress...

...and very frusterated with existing Peace Movements...especially the once strong older activists who have tossed in the white towel becoming the EXACT people and organizations that they once OPPOSED back in the 60s and 70s...

Robin Hordon

Barking up the right tree

The tree we need to "bark up" is the "psychology tree." This is not about facts. All it takes is 7 seconds of watching building 7 come down to KNOW that it was professionally imploded.


This is NOT a research problem. This is a psychology problem.


1000 Architects for 9/11 will be great ---- but 10 world class - emminently respected psychologists might do more for the truth - than everyone else put together. And I don't mean theologians. I love David Ray Griffin and Graeme McQueen. They are great thinkers and logicians. But they don't have the "psychology credientials" --- even though they both obviously know more about psychology than the psychology community which is strangely silent.


Have you seen the work of Laurie A. Manwell, M.Sc. ?

It can be found here:


and here:


Ken Jenkins of 911tv.org has also done a very good video on the psychological resistance to 9/11 truth.

I agree that we could use some expert advice on how best to break through the denial and mitigate the cognitive dissonance that prevents so many from understanding the importance of 9/11. This was designed as a psyop, so naturally the best counter to it is also a form of psyop (or un-psyop).

Perhaps a few of us should study the work of Edward Bernays and his cohorts and apply their methods to waking people up about 9/11.

I think if we could create an interactive website that would lead people through a process of deprogramming, teach them basic critical thinking skills and then introduce them to some of the major contradictions between the known facts of 9/11 and the government myth, we could begin to make headway in this regard. It would also have to be entertaining and well promoted to be effective, of course.

Finally, as events occur and more information gets out there is a natural process of awakening so that people become more open to the formerly inconceivable and/or unapproachable (i.e. fruit is constantly ripening).

One of the things I try to do is to "friendly up" 9/11 truth by wearing bright colors and employing attractive graphics to catch the public eye and get away from the classic black "anarchist look" which turns many people away before one word is spoken. A big smile and a friendly hello never hurts either.

Love is a verb, brothers and sisters, so let's get busier.

The truth shall set us free. Love is the only way forward.

I like the Controlled

I like the Controlled Demolition shirt from

I think it is tasteful yet can turn heads.

911 Truth Ends 911 Wars

Agreed, I have two purple ones

I love purple!

I actually bought ten from Sophia when we were doing an event in Seattle and sold them in Portland and Ashland as I traveled back down to SF.

We have some shirts with the "9/11 truth for peace" dove design in a variety of colors.


A book may be in the works

I know someone who is a former student of David Ray Griffin who is possibly working on a book to tackle the psychological barriers to 9/11 truth. I believe much of the subject matter will be based around the work of Elliot Aronson and his concept of social cognition and cognitive dissonance. As a side note, I was personally a student under Aronson in his Social Psycology class. Lets hope we see this sometime soon.

Thank you

Mr. Asner

This is Lou Grant! He was President of Screen Actor's Guild!

Why isn't the media all over this? Why aren't they knocking down his door to interview him? At least Showbiz Tonight? This man is legend, and to my knowledge, he has never turned down an invitation/request to speak at a 9/11 Truth event, large or small, here in Los Angeles. Even though he says some people call him f*n nuts! I am humbled in his presence. When I was in high school, my drama buddies and I would get tickets to be in the studio audience of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. We probably went ten times or more, including Rhoda, Phyllis and Bob Newhart. Some of my fondest memories are of those times. I felt something like a fly on the wall, watching a family of geniuses at work ... when I wasn't falling out of my seat, laughing. Truly a great privilege.


If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention.

I loved that show. Ed

I loved that show.

Ed Asner is a great actor and a great American.

PS Ted Knight is such a hilarious comic actor.

Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.


Ed Asner : Opening Remarks at 9/11 Symposium - West Hartford, CT - 11/03/07


Ed Asner's message to the 9/11 truth movement


Mr. Asner introduces Willie Rodriguez at this event in Los Angeles which was carried by C-SPAN - 8/17/07


Send Asners letter to Howard Zinn

Given Zinn prefers the US govt conspiracy theory, it might be a good idea for someone to send Asners letter to him: Asner is well known and may make Zinn rethink his position.

A very good idea

Zinn's email address was given in the other thread here about him.