Terrorism watch video narrated by … John Elway? RAW STORY By Stephen C. Webster, October 6th, 2009


Terrorism watch video narrated by … John Elway?

By Stephen C. Webster
Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 -- 3:29 pm

If you take notes, use binoculars, snap photographs, give to charity or carry blueprints for anything, you may be a terrorist and should be treated with suspicion.

That's the gist of a new Web video produced by the Colorado-based Center for Empowered Living and Learning, narrated by former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway.

"Recognizing the 8 Signs of Terrorism, a new video released yesterday by the Center for Empowered Living & Learning (CELL) in conjunction with the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference is an eight-minute plunge (well, six-and-a-half, with about ninety seconds' worth of credits) into a world where average-looking white people want to murder you and everyone around you," noted Westword, a Denver news blog. "Even narrator John Elway isn't safe."

The clip was produced in part to promote CELL's latest exhibit entitled "Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere: Understanding the Threat of Terrorism," which is currently on display at the Mizel Museum, adjacent the Denver Art Museum.

"As I stand here inside the CELL's exhibit [...] I'm reminded of the morning of September 11, 2001," said Elway. "I remember turning on the television and saying, 'How could this possibly be happening in the United States of America?'"
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He adds: "Anyone can become a victim of terrorism, any time, anywhere. Together, we can change this. Each of us has a responsibility to protect our community and we can do so by recognizing the signs of terrorism and taking proper action to stop it."

The exhibit, which cost over $7 million to construct, was funded by Lawrence Mizel, a wealthy homebuilder and longtime Republican ally. Mizel was even a maxed-out donor to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) during the 2008 presidential election, noted Newsweek.

While Elway's involvement in the video may come as a surprise to some, it is not the first time he has advocated for an apparently right-wing cause. In Oct. 2008 he joined Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on the campaign trail in Denver, saying of the aging senator, "He's totally an American. I believe he's going to be the guy who will change us around and get us going in the right direction."

The video was funded by a $30,400 grant from the Department of Homeland Security, according to NBC 9News in Colorado.

Rule number one according to CELL: "Report suspicious activity."

The group goes on to outline several stages of "terrorism," which include, "surveillance, elicitation, tests of security, funding, acquiring supplies, impersonation, rehearsal and deployment."

In a segment detailing terrorism funding, CELL flashes an image of U.S. Liberty Head gold coins, followed by a rack of department store gift cards. It moves into a clip of a bald man apparently selling something through a car window as the narrator suggests the drug trade is a driving funding mechanism for terrorist groups.

Then it flashes an image of the Holy Land Foundation building, which housed a Dallas charity that provided what they said was humanitarian aid to Palestine. The group was convicted of providing support for militant group Hamas after a lengthy trial, which ended the operations of America's largest Muslim charity. The Bush administration's first attempt to prosecute HLF resulted in a mistrial, as the government argued that by providing food, medical supplies and educational texts to Palestinian children, HLF had in effect freed Hamas from part of its financial burden, allowing the group to stage attacks on Israelis.

To that effect, CELL's video urges viewers to "be vigilant" when it comes to charitable donations.

"The success of defending our community's safety depends upon our shared commitment," says Elway. "It's a beautiful day here in Colorado and there can be many more like this with the help of people like you."

This video was posted to YouTube on Oct. 5 by the Center for Empowered Living & Learning.

God I hate...

the flavor of vomit.

John, you sell-out dumb red neck. I hope the moon falls on your house.


Elway just lost all my respect. What a fool. They should put him in the "Hall of Shame" not the "Hall of Fame". Shit like this really pisses me off.

Is this encouraging?

Is this encouraging? This fear video is ridiculous and obviously reaching out to the dopiest, it shows desperation. Heck, at this point, it might even be decent of us to allow them to get any help they can hustle up. After all it's not necessarily harmful to the cause. With this video, they certainly will be pulling from the shallow end of the pool where all the nervous cowards and talentless individuals seem to collect. They're netted up and out of our way for the most part.

John Elway Is Being Used

John likely doesn't know what we know.

Hopefully our very active friends in the 9/11 Truth community in Colorado can help John Elway and others tied to this clever propaganda campaign to understand the phenomena of false-flag terror. If the NFL's Mark Stepnoski can understand 9/11 as we do, so can John Elway with help.

Notice that the portrayed "terrorists" in the video are "westernized" black and white males and females, not foreign-appearing males - a subtle yet bold shift of focus from foreign threats to alleged neighborhood threats scrutinizing normal activities.

Quite alarming.

And the campaign's cornerstone? 9/11.

Divide And Conquer On Steroids

Once upon a time, divide and conquer was aimed at creating division based on culture, gender, religion, nationality or other oreintation, perhaps to deter unity against centralized power.

The current drive to divide neighbor against neighbor based on induced irrational fears is the height of societal manipulation.

Terror in the video appears to depict a typical CIA operation


Life for CIA agents must have become much more difficult with all those Colorado citizens called upon to report suspicious activities that could be attributable to them.

Given that the terrorists in the video are all western looking, I almost start to think that the Colorado authorities may actually have a clue who has major responsibility for 9/11.

well said

That's a great point. Unwittingly the video might actually make our own government sponsored terrorism more difficult to get away with!!

What if we can take it further?-- We need to make our own spoof that uses the language of truth to REFRAME how this issue is discussed. Imagine an educational video that informs the public about THE WARNING SIGNS OF FALSE FLAG TERROR and what to do in case it is witnessed. What are the laws regarding us reading our own script over the propaganda video of CELL?

Las Cruces, NM


We need to make our own spoof that uses the language of truth to REFRAME how this issue is discussed.


Or maybe CELL fell short of true patriotic vigilance because we all know there is more to be afraid of than just the EIGHT warning signs of terrorism. Perhaps a spoof video should remind America of the dangers of someone running down the street purportedly as a "jogger", or what about someone who looks over his shoulder or at his watch at the local mall? What about people wearing sun glasses while wearing backpacks, we've all encountered those bastards, yes? I know that when I'm in a public space and I see someone walking a dog I get that cold Osama bin Laden chill down my spine. My god, somebody do something!!!! Lead on John Elway! Save us Lawrence Mizel!

You can never be too vigilant

I would love to be able to produce a series of baseball card style (more like garbage pail kids style) deck of potential terrorist profiles-- and obviously really hammer on the local police provocateurs wearing blue bandanas over the faces at your friendly neighborhood peace rally. "I'll trade you my 'Elijah the Mossad agent' for your 'Dan the CIA man can'.

NFL Players

Before being murdered by the Special Operations of Lieutenant General Stanley McChrystal at the behest of Former Vice Terrorist Cheney, Pat Tillman had woken up and wanted to warn the American people. John Elway is an imbecile.

speaking of Pat Tillman...

a new book about him by Jon Krakauer, the author of "Into The Wild"...

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman


I heard the author speak on NPR

it was real bullsh*t. He claims the death was not suspicious just friendly fire................duh he even admitted that they burned his clothes and his diary...but not suspicious ........................this book is disinfo all the way................... I tried to call in on the show but couldn't get thru.....

How many BILLIONS have been spent over the years to perpetuate t

How many BILLIONS have been spent over the years to perpetuate the FRAUD?

A Cast of 31, someones making big bucks outta teeerrrrrrrrizm

Teeeeeerrrrrrrrrrrrrizm may be funded by drugs dealing?

Well you should know CIA, that's what you've been doing in Columbia and Afghanistan after all.

I liked the subliminal truther CEO who named the Title Graphics Co - 'CORRUPTIVE MEDIA" - too right!

I never did pick him to be

I never did pick him to be the sharpest knife in the drawer. But he's stupid.

Maybe they are losing the battle in Denver...

Thanks to the fantastic PBS station out there KBDI, so they had to pull out there old famous quarterback to try to stave off the awakening there.

Is this encouraging?


Hell No, It Is Hideous!

If Not Me? Who? If Not Now? When?

Pile Driver

Sad that in the video they show the "Pile Driver". 15 story section of WTC 1 .... for the average citizen, it looks like a building collapsing from the jet fuel inferno. To the rare person who knows the truth, a controlled demolition.

Its crazy to see the pile driver disintegrate - sad to know that even engineers looking at that believe collapse due to fire when its so far from possible...

Should the Pile Driver be suspicious activity we report?

WOW...Denver 9/11 gets some stuff on PBS and...

...all hell breaks loose regarding all the terrorists and terrorism in the land...especially in and around Denver...that hotbed of terrorists and terrorisms...!

9/11 Visibilty gets on PBS [ Private Broadcasting System ] and in the ensuing weeks we see an agenda full of disinfo out there perhaps designed to put KBDI and 9/11visibilityColorado in their place...hopefully so!

Just as predicted would happen.

We do have them bothered aye?

No matter, the truth will prevail as will we...

love, peace and progress...

Robin Hordon
Kingston, WA

Yes indeed we do have their nickers in a twist

Their tactics are so obvious it's laughable. People want a solution, and more guns and more fear is not what people are looking for. The solution, as we know, is the truth. So no matter how they dress it up --- football players, swimsuit models -- people see thru it, and IMO makes them even more hungry for the truth. So I say "thanks for the help keeping everyone's eyes focused on 9/11.

Quite Correct

Also recently noticed NYC's mayor Bloomberg announcing greater police-state scrutiny of the city during the same period that the NYC 9/11 ballot initiative effort is underway.

Again - 9/11 seems to be the cornerstone of the absurd propaganda campaigns of CO and other communities to brand the entire public as a threat to itself.

Exposing 9/11 as an apparent inside job may be the only effective means to halt these activities.

Just like...

...Russia in Stalin's time where everyone was watching everyone else (and half the population ended up in prison camps). So paranoid!

So, next time you snap that picture of a Ryder truck at a military base, you might end up in prison.

How about the warning to avoid charitable organizations "that you've never heard of"? Meaning, don't bother to support those new 9-11 truth organizations that are popping up every day, just donate to "well-known" organizations (Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, etc.).

Quaterbacking the Terrorist Threat: The Superbowl of Propaganda

i know many of us are not fans of noam chomsky after remarks he's made about the 9/11 truth movement, but this quote is particularly poignant:

"But I think especially professional sports brings out just the worst instincts in people. I mean it brings out gladiatorial instincts. First of all, it enhances blind and foolish loyalty. Why should you be loyal to your home team? What do you know about those guys? Do I ever meet anybody out of the [New England] Patriots? I remember when I was in high school, and I was all excited, passionate, about the high school football team. And I remember asking myself, Why do I care? I couldn't say one word to any of these guys. And I don't want to sit at the same table with them, and they don't want to sit at the same table with me, and they're no different than the guys at the other school, and what do I care whether they win a game or they lose a game?

All that this does is enhance blind and foolish loyalties, which is extremely dangerous, because that carries over into chauvinism for the state and others; it's extremely dangerous. And in things like, say, professional football and professional boxing, it's really horrifying. It's like gladiatorial contests. You know, you're watching people kill each other -- and cheering. So that kind of stuff is extrememly dangerous."

All I can say is

All I can say is: I'm sure ther are many truthers who also happen to be sports fans; just as there are many non-sports fans who buy the official story (or who--ahem!--believe it wouldn't make any difference if it were an inside job).

"Then they attack you,

then you win." We are change Colo. and Colo 911 viz have picketed and flyered CELL, the police convention (ongoing), continues to encourage KBDI, and it just so happens that at the Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma is showing the play Yankee Tavern, a wonderful comedy, tragedy, mystery, thriller just full of hard 9/11 truth facts. So what is a good Psy-Op to do? Maybe pull out a Denver based Muslim terrorist patsy, do a "leadership?" conference with Rudy and mom Bush as participants, terrorize children with their graphic CELL explosions on the 16th street mall. By the way, just about all the funders of CELL have AIPAC and/or CIA history. If you get a chance, go see Yankee Tavern.

Mark Stepnowski

should enlighten Elway. NFL offensive linemen are usually fairly smart and have good rapports with quarterbacks. Mark Stepnowski said, “anybody who still believes the official story of 9/11 is either incredibly naive or in complete denial” in an interview with Alex Jones.

What A Disappointment

That's a pretty shameful footnote to a Hall Of Fame career

(No subject)

A letter I sent to the maker of this video on YouTube.

I notice your channel and video is closed to comments?

I wonder why you would NOT want feedback on your video? By the way if you want to recognize the terrorists start looking in Washington DC. FYI explosives were found in the dust of the World Trade Center disaster, 9/11 was an inside job, Google (active thermitic material) and you can find the peer reviewed scientific evidence that the towers were blown up with explosives. If you are really looking for terrorists, which I don't believe for one second, you will reserch the facts about 9/11. Google (Richard Gage and Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth) Google (Steven Jones and Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice) Google (NYC CAN initiative) where 80,000+ New Yorkers are demanding a new legitimate investigation into 9/11. If you will not do any of those simple things then you are not serious about finding terrorists or the truth for that matter.

Please enroll me in your database of "suspects" because god knows if a person expresses an opinion contrary to yours they must be a terrorist right? Hey when I was in Washington DC I took pictures of the White House, the Washington Monument, the capitol building, and a few other places, does that make me a terrorist? According to you it probably does. Pathetic. Really pathetic. The fact that you are not allowing comments speaks volumes.