NPR's Neal Conan, Talk of the Nation, censors talk on World Trade Center Building 7

WASHINGTON – June 28, 2013 – During Thursday’s final broadcast of NPR’s Talk of the Nation, outgoing host Neal Conan hung up on a caller from Florida who questioned the U.S. Government’s official explanation for the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 on September 11, 2001.

Conan retired yesterday after 36 years with NPR after dismissing a caller’s concerns as “scientific nonsense”. But was he really saying that we can’t discuss 9/11 any further?

The official NPR transcript of the program replaced the words “false flag attack” with “falsified attack”.

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Thanks goes to Bob from Gainesville, FL for making the final episode of Neal Conan's career at NPR and the 'Talk of the Nation' show a memorable one


"I see we have a truther with us."

Yes, Neal. And if not a "truther" then what would YOU be?

A Self Denier would be my guess

According to wikipedia:
"Self-deception is a process of denying or rationalizing away the relevance, significance, or importance of opposing evidence and logical argument. Self-deception involves convincing oneself of a truth (or lack of truth) so that one does not reveal any self-knowledge of the deception."

Judging by the toupee he is wearing (see photo at the link), I would guess Neal lies to himself on a fairly regular basis.

What goes up, goes down...

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- Buddha

A perfect way to leave NPR, Neal. Thanks!


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Neal Conan cut off a caller for trying to educate the public. He is unaware that the NIST investigation into the collapse of WTC7 is full of unscientific conclusions. NIST lied about not having WTC7 steel to analyze. Repeatedly lied-- more than 10 blatantly false statements when they had WTC7 steel right in their own parking lot. Shameful! You should be calling for a new investigation into why NIST got paid $16M to create a fraudulent report.

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BOB (CALLER): Thank you, Neal. I find that the Edward Snowden case has certainly been the talk of the nation. But the underlying issues behind this are very much interesting to me and many others, the idea as to whether or not - what the government is doing encroaching on our civil liberties and reading into our phone lines and whatnot. Whether or not that is done in the name of security is a very interesting discussion. I feel that we should not trade our liberties for security, and, of course, the precedent for this was 9/11. Many might fear that we might have another 9/11 attack, and 9/11 being the falsified attack that it was, with Building Seven being a building 47 stories tall that fell in freefall speed in a matter of seconds, was not hit by any other airplane...

CONAN: Ah, I see we have a truther with us.

BOB: Yes, well I think that's a very derogatory term, and perhaps on your last show...

CONAN: It's derogatory because you're talking scientific nonsense. I have to - I'm sorry I have to upbraid you - I'm sorry to upbraid you. I am sorry to upbraid you. Please, I try to listen with respect to callers, except when they have their facts flat wrong.

BOB: Do you think Building Seven is not a very telling incident, sir?

CONAN: I think it fell for different reasons, and the scientific community agrees with me. Well, more to the point, I agree with them. What do I know about Building Seven? The fact is...

BOB: Well, actually, the architects and engineers all are in a consensus of...

CONAN: No they are not, Bob, and I'm sorry..

.BOB: Yes, there's a group called Architects and Engineers...

CONAN: Bob, I'm hanging up on you, because this is nonsense. Thank you. Let's move right along. Paula's on the line with us from Tucson.

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What nonsense

How is that a response? I would surmise they are using the "cannot dazzle them with brilliance" strategy. Nice try Bob!! They can run but can't hide.

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