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Rocky Mountain News: Truthers, over and out

You knew this was coming. I saw a blog link to this editorial, and I'm sure more will follow their line of thought. The basic argument is: Now that the NIST has handed down its verdict on WTC7, the 9/11 Truth Movement is over.

Truthers, over and out
NIST report credibly explains fall of WTC 7

By Rocky Mountain News
Tuesday, August 26, 2008

"What about World Trade Center 7?"

That question has always been the trump card for the " 9/11 Truthers" - conspiracy buffs who have peddled the mind-boggling theory that the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were an inside job, plotted and even executed by the federal government as a way to justify the war on terror.

Right Wingnut Rocky Mountain News Editorial Page Editor Condemns Zinnful Truth Movement

On Point
Vincent Carroll, editor of the editorial pages, is a longtime resident of Denver whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal and Barron's. He has also been a syndicated columnist for the Newspaper Enterprise Association. Reach Vincent Carroll at

Carroll: A baleful influence
Tuesday, May 22 at 12:00 AM

Howard Zinn may be the most influential left-wing intellectual in America. If not, he certainly gives Noam Chomsky a run for his money given the remarkable reach of Zinn’s People’s History of the United States, a staple on numerous reading lists for high school and college courses (including one in which my daughter is now enrolled).

Maybe some of those professors and teachers will want to reassess their infatuation with the Marxist Zinn now that he has penned a blurb for a new book by a leader of the “9/11 truth movement” — those fickle folks who refuse to believe that al-Qaida brought down the Twin Towers.