Published on Aug 9, 2016 "CBS This Morning"
As we approach the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, fear remains.
A CBS News poll taken in June after the shooting rampage in Orlando found two-thirds of Americans think a terror attack is very or somewhat likely in the next few months.
Author Steven Brill spent a year investigating the estimated trillion-dollar security state, built since 9/11. Brill joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his latest cover story in The Atlantic, titled, "Are we any safer?"
A clear majority of Americans still suspect there was a conspiracy behind President John F. Kennedy's assassination....
Poll: Belief in JFK Conspiracy Slipping Slightly
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: November 3, 2013 at 9:41 AM ET
as reported in The New York Times
A clear majority of Americans still suspect there was a conspiracy behind President John F. Kennedy's assassination, but the percentage who believe accused shooter Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone is at its highest level since the mid-1960s, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
According to the AP-GfK survey, conducted in mid-April, 59 percent of Americans think multiple people were involved in a conspiracy to kill the president, while 24 percent think Oswald acted alone, and 16 percent are unsure. A 2003 Gallup poll found that 75 percent of Americans felt there was a conspiracy.
A recent poll in the german magazine "Welt der Wunder" conducted by the well known Emnid Institute results in astonishing 89% of the german respondents not believing the official line 9/11. The magazine in 2010 already published the story of NATOs "secret nuclear war", where the consequences of the widespread use of depleted uranium ammunitions were explained.
here a Bauer Press release:
Poll by magazine "Welt der Wunder" : Who do the germans still believe?
Almots 40% of german citizens believe that there is some sort of secret world government. Even more think, the german government is criminal - an 50% are convinced that they are completely surveilled.
These are the result of a representative poll of 1005 men and women older tha 14 years of the Emnid Istitute - exclusively for the magazine.
The polling institute as well as the editors of the magazine are calling the result "scary and suprising".
Deep mistrust of that what politicians claim to be the truth is not a marginal phenomen. Almost 90 % of germans
are convinced, that the US- government ist not telling us the real truth about the attacks of 9/11, two thirds thinks the german government can be blackmailed.
"Such an widespread opinion is a strong warning for our politicians," says political scientist Nils Diederich, Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin. " I am appealing to the federal government to react."
The complete result of the poll is published in the magazine 1/2001
Published on Mar 17 - 2010
Two-thirds of respondents stand by the conclusions of the 9/11 Commission, which blamed al-Qaeda for the attacks.
The recent suggestion by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that the 9/11 attacks were a “fabrication” is rejected by a large proportion of Americans, a new Angus Reid Public Opinion poll has found.
In the online survey of a representative national sample of 1,007 American adults, 62 per cent of respondents disagree with Ahmadinejad’s claims that the “Sept. 11 incident was a big fabrication as a pretext for the campaign against terrorism and a prelude for staging an invasion against Afghanistan.” Only 26 per cent of respondents agree with this notion, and 12 per cent are undecided.
Republicans (80%) are more likely to reject the statement than Independents (66%) or Democrats (55%).
By a wide margin, the 9/11 terrorist attacks are seen as the most important event of the decade, with Barack Obama’s election as president a distant second – even among his political supporters. And the sour view of the decade is broad-based, with few in any political or demographic group offering positive evaluations.
9/11 the Crystallizing Event
When offered a list of six major events of the decade, just over half (53%) say that the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were the single most important event of the decade. Trailing far behind, 16% cite Obama’s election as president, 12% the 2008 financial crisis, 6% George W. Bush’s election as president, 5% the war in Iraq, and 3% cite Hurricane Katrina.
More than a quarter (28%) of Democrats say Obama’s election was the single most important event of the decade, far more than among independents (12%) or Republicans (8%). Because of this focus on Obama’s election, fewer Democrats (43%) cite the Sept. 11 attacks as the biggest event of the decade than Republicans (60%) or independents (56%).
Also see this poll with a similar but slightly different question:
Poll: Most Americans want military trial for 9/11 suspects
Scroll down for the 2nd poll. Visit originals for hyperlinks. Posted in full for posterity - loose nuke
55% in New York Oppose Civilian Terror Trials
Friday, November 20, 2009
Just 35% of New York State voters agree with Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to try the confessed mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks and five other suspected terrorists in a civilian court in New York City rather than before a military tribunal.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey in the state finds that 55% are opposed to that decision, which is part of the Obama administration’s effort to close the terrorist prison camp at the Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba.
But 57% are at least somewhat confident that New York City will be safe and secure during the trials of the terrorism suspects. Twenty-three percent (23%) are very confident.
Considering that only 16% of Americans in 2006 said they believed the Bush Administration was "telling the truth" about "what they knew prior to September 11th, 2001, about possible terrorist attacks against the United States" http://www.angus-reid.com/polls/view/13469 , the results of this poll are puzzling and disturbing. Why are so many Americans not interested in a public trial, if they're so sure of KSM's guilt? Why are so many Americans willing to tolerate secret evidence and other limitations on the human rights of the accused? The percentages in the polls show that some of the same people supporting military tribunals are also skeptical the Bush Administration has told the truth about 9/11. It seems likely that significant numbers of Americans believe that, whatever responsibility the Bush Administration (and/or others) bear for 9/11, that KSM and the other accused did play a role in the 9/11 attacks. And KSM et al may well have played a role- but let's have the evidence produced, in a public courtroom, where it can be challenged by competent defense counsel, and weighed by a jury and the interested public. - loose nuke
As many of us are aware, the Daily Kos is one of those supposedly "progressive" websites which puts an outright ban on 9/11 truth. No doubt in my mind that many of those people are CIA or some variant.
Today, "TylerFromNE" posted a diary entry imploring Daily Kos to reconsider its position. In addition, he posted a poll:
Is it time for DKos to stop arbitrarily silencing discussion of 9/11 so-called "conspiracy theories," given that the government is now irrefutably involved in a cover-up of the financing of the attacks?
Here's the current result (it might be locked now, I don't know):
63% 259 votes
33% 139 votes
I don't care what you say, it's still too much for me to accept that conspiracies actually do exist.
2% 11 votes
| 409 votes
So it appears that even their own readership disagrees with their anti-9/11 policy.
At the end of the thread of 301 comments, a chief admin, "Meteor Blade," made this following post:
Obama Faces Familiar Divisions Over Anti-Terror Policies - No Change in Views of Torture, Warrantless Wiretaps
Excerpts, Fair Use:
By a wide margin (59% to 25%), the public says that his administration’s policies will make the chance of another major terrorist attack on the United States less likely rather than more likely. However, while majorities of Democrats (76%) and independents (62%) say that the Obama administration’s policies will make another terrorist attack less likely, just 29% of Republicans agree. Nearly half of Republicans (47%) say Obama’s policies will make another attack more likely.
Similarly, views have remained stable about whether the use of torture is justified in order to gain important information from suspected terrorists. More than four-in-ten say such tactics are often (16%) or sometimes (28%) justified; a majority says torture is rarely (20%) or never (31%) justified. Public attitudes regarding the use of torture against suspected terrorists have been largely unchanged since 2004.
In the final year of his presidency, even as his approval rating steadily declined to historic lows, most Americans continued to say Bush's anti-terror policies deserve at least a fair amount of credit for preventing more terror attacks.
Full text given here.
For the graph see
or jpg in attachment or at http://www.waronfreedom.org/dox/WPOpoll-911.jpg
International Poll: No Consensus On Who Was Behind 9/11
For Release: 21:01 GMT September 10th, 2008
Contact: Steven Kull (202) 232-7500
College Park, MD—A new WorldPublicOpinion.org poll of 17 nations finds that majorities in only nine of them believe that al Qaeda was behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States.
In no country does a majority agree on another possible perpetrator, but in most countries significant minorities cite the US government itself and, in a few countries, Israel. These responses were given spontaneously to an open-ended question that did not offer response options.
On average, 46 percent say that al Qaeda was behind the attacks while 15 percent say the US government, seven percent Israel, and seven percent some other perpetrator. One in four say they do not know.
I am seeing this everywhere.
Today I saw it at the independent, but it's popping up all over the place.
OK First of all I have a confession to make. About 3 years ago I subscribed to the Foreign Policy magazine because I wanted to see the world from "their" point of view after seeing a lot of criticism of the CFR in the Truth Movement. I like to maintain my objectivity and be able to see both sides of an issue. I stopped receiving hard copies a long time ago but am still on their email list.
I was pleasantly surprised to see the following in the latest issue.
Here is the link. http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/node/9765#comment-1763
It was easy to register and post a comment.
Poll: A quarter of Germans think the U.S. did 9/11?
Wed, 09/10/2008 - 6:44pm
This is shocking:
A new WorldPublicOpinion.org poll of 17 nations finds that majorities in only nine of them believe that al Qaeda was behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States.
Check out this graphic:
Global Poll Shows Doubt About al-Qaida Role in 9/11 Attacks
By Kent Klein
10 September 2008
Klein report - Download (MP3) audio clip: http://www.voanews.com/mediaassets/english/2008_09/Audio/Mp3/LCR%20Klein%209-11%20Poll%20234949%20091008%20tw.Mp3
Klein report - Listen (MP3) audio clip: http://www.voanews.com/english/figleaf/mp3filegenerate.cfm?filepath=http://www.voanews.com/mediaassets/english/2008_09/Aud...
Seven years after terrorist attacks killed several thousand people in the United States, a new global public opinion poll shows that many people do not believe the attacks were the work of the al-Qaida terror network. VOA's Kent Klein reports from Washington.
An independent U.S.-based group called World Public Opinion.org asked 16,000 people in 17 countries who they thought was responsible for the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York and Washington.
Majorities in only nine of the 17 countries believed that al-Qaida was behind the attacks, a finding that surprised World Public Opinion.org's director, Steven Kull.
Steve Pakin is airing the following tonight on TVO.
It is described as "The physics of 9/11: why do the rumours live on? 9/11 Truthers, the laws of probability ... and the laws of science."
Please check ou the poll on the left side of the page.
It's currently at 56% MIHOP and 21% LIHOP.
Michael Keefer and Graeme MacQueen will be speaking for our side.