August 27, 2010
I am working on a Psychohistory analysis of one of the most
popular websites on the Internet, DailyKos
(Alexa Traffic Rank 4,025)
DailyKos to outsiders will provoke a rant about a leftwing
gatekeeper website populated by left wing ignorant kooks kept in line by a
sexist man working for the CIA.
Daily Kos is blog where pinko retard basement dwellers highlight the moar
deluded of the leftard section of the tinfoil hat crowd’s conspiracy
theories about George W. Bush, conservatives, and the state of the nation.
Articles on this shrill blog repeat how Bush stole the election ad
infinitum, that Dick Cheney is a robot when he is actually just an eminence
gris, and fantasize about Ann Coulter being a man. This last claim is
particularly cruel in view of the Daily Kos viewpoint that shemales should
always be identified as women.
The site is controlled by the CIA but not for the purpose of disinformation
or gate keeping.
The CIA run the site to manage the emotional band of the
community just above apathy but below effective activism. A psychohistory
case study explaining why it is important to keep the members of the Dailykos community engaged in the Democratic process is coming soon.
DailyKos is owned and operated by Markos Moulitsas Zuniga and in one of
those coincidences that don’t happen very often, was born September 11,
And speaking of 9/11 and ‘Conspiracy Theories’ in general, they are
forbidden at DailyKos.
(rules and guidelines for posting diaries)
DailyKos accepts that the 9/11 attacks were perpetrated by agents of
It is forbidden to write diaries that:
refer to claims that American, British, Israeli, or any government
assisted in the attacks
refer to claims that the airplanes that crashed into the WTC and Pentagon
were not the cause of the damage to those buildings or their subsequent
collapse. Yes, this does include ‘controlled demolition’ of WTC 7.
“911 Truthers are Dummies” published at Dailykos on August 4 (below) was my
successful attempt at getting around the rules and guidelines.
My position on September 11:
I’ll get right to the point, I have read the books and watched the
documentaries on September 11 for three years and the 9/11 official story:
Nineteen fanatical Arab hijackers, masterminded by an evil genius named
Osama bin Laden, crash airplanes into steel skyscrapers because they “hate
our freedom to consume” and inexplicably on 9/11 jet fuel, which is
basically kerosene that burns at about 400c, took on the qualities of an
explosive demolition agent, vaporizing 70 tons of aircraft into a puff of
smoke and causing 110-story buildings to collapse into a pile of rubble.
Is so stupid Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld didn’t expect you to believe it.
911 Truthers are
by Katherine Smith, PhD
[DailyKos Disclaimer about why conspiracy theorists are consistently wrong.
All conspiracy theories (C/T) can be reduced to a supposed discrepancy or
anomaly in one official record or another. To the conspiracy theorists the
holes in an “official story” are some kind of truth that conspirators are
trying to cover up. However, because theorists rarely if ever have any
coherent beginning-to-end narrative of what they think happened, the
perceived discrepancies constitute the entire basis of their arguments.
What the conspiracy theorists consistently ignore (and rarely does anyone
point out) is how simple it would be for the criminals to change or falsify
the alleged discrepancy or anomaly. The act of doing so would be trivial
compared to the magnitude of other acts the theorists claim the conspirators
September 11, 2001
It’s getting harder these days to avoid gullible progressive Democrats
telling ludicrous fairy tales about 9/11.
MoveOn, WeAreChange, WorldCan’tWait and the 9/11 Truth movements have
constructed an elaborately woven web of delusions and unsubstantiated
hearsay about the events of 9/11 to the extent that a number of otherwise
rational Democrats have actually fallen under their spell.
These theories come in every variety, but all reach essentially the same
conclusion: that the U.S. government, or some shadowy group that controls
it, organized the attacks as part of a master plan for global domination.
“Blaming some conspiracy within our government for the horrific attacks of
September 11 mars the memories of all those lost on that day. There were
errors and missteps in our government’s response, to be sure, but the
performance of our public servants was, on the whole heroic, not
Any explanation for the tragedy of September 11 must start and end with the
facts. Those of us who live in the real world use the methods of science,
the protocols of investigation, and the dictates of logic [to reject any
government New World Order conspiracy].” Debunking the 9/11 Myths: Special
Report James Meigs, Popular Mechanics
According to most paranoid theorists, the smoking gun of 9/11 can be found
on the Project for a New America (PNAC):
A plan written in 2000, entitled “Rebuilding America’s Defenses: Strategies,
Forces and Resources for a New Century,” The treatise clearly showed that
members of the Bush administration had planned to take military control of
the Gulf region one way or another, long before the attacks of 9/11.
The PNAC website openly calls for a “transformation” of the U.S. military
into an imperialistic force of global domination but goes on to note there
was a problem:
The American people would have to go along with the idea and
“The process of transformation,” the plan said, “is likely to be a
long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event - like a new Pearl
The Truthers have adopted that phrase as their mantra: like a new Pearl
Harbor…like a new Pearl Harbor… like 9/11.
To them, there is no question that 9/11 constituted a catastrophic and
catalyzing event. Their leading spokesman David Ray Griffin with connections
to the New World Order wrote a best selling book, The New Pearl Harbor.
It never occurred to them that the U.S. Government would NEVER publish their
plans for worldwide military hegemony on the PNAC website.
What are these people smoking?
George W. Bush played the part of being stupid really well for eight years
but no one in their right mind would actually believe Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld,
Wolfowitz and Perle would announce their secret plans for 9/11 on a website
with an Alexa traffic rank of 942,906 and 1631 sites linking in.
But wait, Bush and Cheney were not behind 9/11 after all: it was a Zionist
Thanks to the unmitigated stupidity of the five Israelis caught on tape
dancing on 9/11 and Chris Bollyn’s recent discovery of “Israel’s
Super-Termite” (nanothermite), we now know the September 11 attacks were to
change the military equation in the Middle East.
And Chris Bollyn has the answer as to “how the Israeli government could
possibly think they would get away with such an audacious and heinous crime
of false-flag terrorism:”
“What they didn’t expect is that a few Americans would dig into the evidence
and uncover every stone to find the real culprits. They certainly didn’t
expect that a careful and independent scientific analysis of the dust would
reveal that a nano-composite form of super-thermite was used to pulverize
the World Trade Center.”
“What they didn’t expect is that a few Americans would dig…”
I can hardly
But when I did stop laughing, I contacted Andrew Johnson at Check The
Evidence and asked him the following questions:
Q) What is thermite anyway?
Answer: Aluminum Powder and Iron Oxide (rust).
Fact: The exterior of WTC towers contained aluminum and there were some
rusty beams inside the buildings. Therefore, we can dismiss any smoking gun
theory of super-thermite because you would expect to find aluminum powder
and iron oxide in the remains of the World Trade Center.
Q) What does thermite do to metal?
Answer: It melts through it.
Q) What happened to the towers?
Answer: They turned largely to dust.
Thermite cannot have been responsible for turning towers to dust. Let’s see
this nanothermite in action please!
The Unsupported And Frankly Embarrassing Conspiracy Theory of WTC 7
No essay on 9/11 would be complete without the dishonorable mention of the
huge case of insurance fraud on the part of Larry Silverstein.
Was he planning to use the leftover money from the dumbest insurance scam in
history to finance the New World Order?
Larry, as just about any of these lunatics with a tinfoil hat will tell you,
is guilty because he admitted that he and the FDNY decided, jointly to
demolish WTC 7 late in the afternoon of 9/11.
“I remember getting a call from the, er, fire department commander, telling
me that they were not sure they were going to be able to contain the fire, and
I said, ‘We’ve had such terrible loss of life, maybe the smartest thing to
do is pull it.’ And they made that decision to pull and we watched the
This statement is taken as an admission by just about every conspiracy
theorist that Silverstein wanted to demolish the building so he could make a
profit when he collected the insurance money.
Huh? Did I miss something?
This story has so many holes it is hard to know where to start.
First of all, conspiracy theorists should get a dictionary before they put
their foot in their mouth claiming he was using a demolition term when he
said, “pull” the firemen from the building.
The only people who would believe his statement proves anything are those
who would be stupid enough to go on national television during a 2002 PBS
documentary and admit to demolishing their 47-story skyscraper. That
wouldn’t be Larry Silverstein, click here to read his biography.
Other problems with a Controlled Demolition theory of WTC 7:
According to literally thousands of engineers and architects (who were
smart enough not to sign a petition demanding Congress re-investigate 9/11),
it would take weeks to engineer the collapse of WTC 7.
A claim that he “made a profit of about $500 million.” Again these
crackpots don’t do their homework because the policy from Industrial Risk
Insurers (IRI) required he rebuild the 2-million square foot, 47-story tower
structure. Construction was completed in 2006 at a cost of $700 million.
Though Silverstein received $861 million from IRI he had to pay off a $400
million mortgage. Without the $475 million from the Liberty Bonds he could
not have rebuilt the structure, a requirement in the insurance policy that
paid the claim based on an unforeseen accidental event.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released its
report on the collapse of World Trade 7 in 2005. Investigators looked
specifically at the possibility of explosives and wrote:
Hypothetical blast events did not play a role in the collapse of WTC 7 and
investigators “found no evidence whose explanation required invocation of a
blast event. Moreover, the smallest charge capable of initiating column
failure would have resulted in a sound level of 130 dB [decibels] to 140 dB
at a distance of at least half a mile. Witnesses did not report hearing such
a loud noise, nor is one audible on recordings of the collapse.”
Conspiracy theorists have a profound misunderstanding of the insurance
business in general and insurance fraud specifically. Let me explain:
Insurance companies take on the risks associated with their lines of
coverage in exchange for premium payments.
Actuaries and underwriters come
up with mathematical formulas and calculations that determine premiums.
Claims adjusters, examiners and investigators look for fraudulent or
suspicious claims to ensure the company doesn’t lose money.
Are we to assume Industrial Risk Insurers (IRI) forked over $861 million
because their claims adjustors, investigators, personnel and board of
directors all missed hearing Silverstein admit he “pulled it” on national
television? Maybe no one at IRI ever read or listened to endless replays and
reprints of Larry’s admission of guilt.
The implosion (not explosion) of WTC 7 was different from the twin towers.
WTC 7 had a small debris field as.
WTC 1 and WTC 2 showered debris in a wide radius as their frames essentially
FEMA: WTC Study, Ch. 5 (05/02)
Were there two different types of thermite used on 9/11, one that showers
inward and the other outward?
Controlled demolition (explosion) could never explain the implosion of any
of the towers that collapsed on 9/11.
The Single Stupidest Insurance Fraud In History
Silverstein’s best-case scenario was an insurance payout of $6.8 billion for
the twin towers.
Putting aside that the insurance companies refused to pay
and settled for $4.55 billion and that he had a mortgage on the twin towers,
the $10-12 billion to rebuild the towers would leave him with at least $4
billion deficit. And contrary to what you heard, the twin towers were quite
profitable and had fairly high occupancy rates.
To recap, Larry Silverstein wanted the moneymaking towers destroyed so he
could collect a net loss from insurance funds, not to mention the loss of
rental income during the 10+ years it will take to re-build the Freedom
The Top 40 Reasons to Doubt “911 Truth”
The mother of 9/11 conspiracy sites, http://911truth.org/ allegedly started
by Janice Mathews lists the
Top 40 Reasons to Doubt the Official Story of
September 11th, 2001 and makes you believe it was an Inside Job.
Below is an analysis and commentary of 23 of the “Top 40 Reasons.”
(7, 24, 25) Controlled Demolition Theory Debunked
The “Melted” Steel Claim
FACT: Jet fuel burns at 800° to 1500°F, that is not hot enough to melt steel
(2750°F). However, experts agree that for the towers to collapse, their
steel frames didn’t need to melt, they just had to lose some of their
structural strength - and that required exposure to much less heat.
The Puffs Of Dust Claim
FACT: Once each tower began to collapse, the weight of all the floors above
the collapsed zone bore down with pulverizing force on the highest intact
Like all office buildings, the WTC towers contained a huge volume of air. As
they pancaked, all that air - along with the concrete and other debris
pulverized by the force of the collapse - was ejected with enormous energy.
Demolition expert Van Romero regrets that his comments to the Albuquerque
Journal became fodder for conspiracy theorists.
“I was misquoted in saying
that I thought it was explosives that brought down the building,” he tells
PM. “I only said that that’s what it looked like.”
Romero demanded a retraction from the Journal. It was printed on Sept. 22,
“I felt like my scientific reputation was on the line.”
emperors-clothes.com saw something else:
“The paymaster of Romero’s research
institute is the Pentagon. “Conspiracy theorists came out saying that the
government got to me. That is the farthest thing from the truth. This has
been an albatross around my neck for three years.”
The Seismic Spikes Claim
Seismographs at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in
Palisades, N.Y., 21 miles north of the WTC, recorded the events of 9/11.
“The strongest jolts were all registered at the beginning of the collapses,
well before falling debris struck the earth,” reports the web site WhatReallyHappened.com.
A columnist on Prisonplanet.com, a website run by radio talk show host
Jones and known
disinformation agent, claims the seismic spikes (boxed area
on Graph below) are,
“indisputable proof that bombs brought down” the towers. The
website reports that two seismologists at the observatory, Won-Young Kim and
Arthur Lerner-Lam, support its findings when they said “each sharp spike of
short duration consistent with a demolition-style implosion.”
“There is no scientific basis for the conclusion that explosions
brought down the towers,” Lerner-Lam tells Popular Mechanics. “That
representation of our work is categorically incorrect and not in context.”
The report issued by Lamont-Doherty includes various graphs showing the
seismic readings produced by the planes crashing into the two towers as well
as the later collapse of both buildings.
WhatReallyHappened.com chooses to display only one graph (Graph 1), which
shows the readings over a 30-minute time span.
On that graph, the 8 and 10-second collapses appear
- misleadingly - as a pair
of sudden spikes. Lamont-Doherty’s 40-second plot of the same data (Graph 2)
gives a much more detailed picture: the seismic waves - blue for the South
Tower, red for the North Tower - start small and then escalate as the
buildings rumble to the ground.
Translation: no bombs.
Debunking the 9/11
Myths: Special Report - James Meigs, Popular Mechanics
(3) Pentagon Strike
The Pentagon was hit 1 hour and 20 minutes after the terrorist attacks.
Andrews Air Force Base was not involved in a response. What more proof do
you need that 9/11 was an Inside Job.
Pilots for truth knew immediately 9/11 was an Inside Job because a pilot who
could barely fly a Cessna would never be able to execute the difficult
aerobatic maneuver in a Jumbo Jet required to strike the Pentagon on the
just-renovated side opposite Rumsfeld’s offices. Why else was Hani Honjour
chosen to hijack Flight 77?
(6) The Day And Possible Smoking Guns
Since everyone knows cell phones didn’t work at high altitudes in 2001, the
faked calls made at 30,000 feet were intended to convince you it was an
Inside Job. And when was the last time you called your mother during the
stress of a hijacking and gave your first and last name?
Obstruction of high profile FBI Investigations appeared to the conspiracy
theorist that high-level corruption and protection of criminal networks was
going on in the FBI That is: Sibel Edmonds, Robert Wright, Coleen Rowley and
Harry Samit, the “Phoenix Memo,” David Schippers, the Bin Laden family, the
“Bojinka” plot, and John O’Neil.
However, when considered in sum these “cover ups” don’t prove anything
except they were an ingenious way to convince 9/11 Truthers it was an Inside
(11) Insider Trading
Of all the stupid moves these dunderheads made on 9/11, the unknown
speculators using foreknowledge of the events to profit on financial markets
takes the cake.
“Put options” placed to short-sell the two airlines, WTC tenants, and WTC
re-insurance companies in Chicago and London all dutifully leaked in the
media are a hoot.
Mailings of weapons-grade anthrax – which caused a practical suspension of
the 9/11 investigations – were traced back to US military stock.
Now that was pretty stupid. You would think they could find some anthrax
somewhere other than at a U.S. military facility.
And those dummies at the FBI, what were they thinking when they dumped the
evidence instead of substituting some anthrax from Iraq? Then they could
really link Saddam to 9/11.
And speaking of mailings, a fourth grader would have sent the letters out
randomly, not just to media figures raising objections to the USA Patriot
(29, 30) The Bush Connections
You can hardly swing a cat without hitting a bush connection:
George Bush was POTUS on 9/11.
Marvin P. Bush, the president’s younger brother, was a principal in a
company called Securacom that provided security for the World Trade Center,
United Airlines, and Dulles International Airport. [Utne]
The Bush family has long-standing business ties to the Bin Laden family
Carlyle Group (A company in which both families held interests) was
holding its annual meeting on September 11th, with George H.W. Bush, James
Baker, and two brothers of Osama Bin Laden in attendance.
Jim Pierce, President Bush’s cousin managing director of AON
Corporations, had arranged a business conference on the 105th floor of the
South Tower where its New York offices were based. But his group was too
large so they decided to move across the street to the Millennium Hotel.
That’s a total of 5 Bush connections on 9/11. There are 4 letters in the
name Bush, 5+4 = 9. There are 7 letters in the name George W., 7+4 =11.
Proves 9/11… was an Inside Job.
(13) Who Is
Osama Bin Laden and Why Can’t all of the Doubles get their Story
He did it, he didn’t do it. Bush wants him dead or alive but later doesn’t
think much about him. The FBI says they don’t have any hard evidence
connecting Bin Laden to 9/11, what is that about?
There is so much misinformation surrounding this poor dupe it’s hard to know
where to start.
Let’s just say that if you were planning 9/11 and wanted to blame it on a
dialysis patient you might want to tell Dan Rather to keep it quiet that
Osama had been admitted to a Pakistani military hospital on September 10,
There are more commentaries in Appendix A.
The “Top 40” should be renamed the Top 40 Reasons to Doubt the 9/11 Truth
Katherine Smith, PhD
 Professor Steven Jones
Given Professor Jones’ enormous popularity in the 9/11 arena, we must
undertake the unpleasant task of social analysis. Jones “evokes” the persona
of a choirboy and he plays to the gallery. Here is evidence: over half of
his slides have no connection with physical science, and instead are
In effect, they proclaim,
“Elect Steve, I wanna be your
physicist, I’m a NICE guy.”
The clutter in Jones’ presentation ranges all
over the map: Jones proudly points to “growing investigative support at BYU”
[pdf (7/19/06) p. 44], a sympathy-soliciting but phony-sounding email
threatening negative consequences and promising bribes (I’m a victim, I’m
courageous), crowd - pleasing calls for investigation/impeachment, paeans to
phony peak oil crises and fragile infrastructure, denunciation of corporate
profits (he is a conservative [pdf
(7/19/06)] and corporate profits are bad?
Corporate losses are good?), solar cookers, shared values, the Prophet Nephi
and other irrelevancies.
Does anyone really care what a physicist says about Nephi, the U.S.
Constitution, pre-9/11 intelligence warnings, Able Danger, or an alleged
insider sell-off of Raytheon pre-9/11? He even gets his economics wrong here
because a pre-9/11 “buy-off” of Raytheon would profit insiders as defense
contractors’ share prices would soar with the forthcoming “war on terror.”
Excusable error for a physicist perhaps but bad physics and use of his
authority to pronounce in fields where he has no expertise are not
excusable. All would be forgiven if he offered insights or revealed hidden
truths, but he does not.
As 911eyewitness creator Rick Siegel said in
mocking Jones and his thermite diversion to explain missing towers,
course it was WMD, why else [call in] an educated nuclear physicist
promoting solar cookers?”
Steven E. Jones, BYU physicist, rocketed to the top of the 9/11 research
ladder based on position and credentials. But nearly a year later, his
contributions range from irrelevant to redundant to misleading to wrong. He
has not turned up a single item of value.
The majority of what Jones says is
political and his physics is egregiously,
wrong (SJ: aluminum “cannot” glow
yellow in daylight)
deceptive (SJ: WTC demolitions can be treated alike)
nonexistent (SJ: jet liners crashed into WTC, a jet liner might have crashed
into the Pentagon)
shallow (SJ: thermite is key to WTC demolitions)
(7) The Demolition Hypothesis
Hypothesis according to The American Heritage Dictionary:
A tentative explanation for an observation, phenomenon, or scientific
problem that can be tested by further investigation
Something taken to be true for the
purpose of argument or investigation; an assumption
The antecedent of a conditional statement
“The collapse of both World Trade Center towers
- and the smaller WTC 7 a few
hours later - initially surprised even some experts. But subsequent studies
have shown that the WTC’s structural integrity was destroyed by intense fire
as well as the severe damage inflicted by the planes.
hasn’t swayed conspiracy theorists, who contend that all three buildings
were wired with explosives in advance and razed in a series of controlled
By far and without a doubt the most compelling reason to reject the
tentative explanation for the collapse of the twin towers is because
everyone, and I mean everyone, but a tiny majority of people in the world is
convinced the twin towers collapsed from controlled demolition.
Architects and Engineers for 911 Truth accept the conspiracy theory of
controlled demolition because of two men: Steven Jones and David Ray
Steven Jones, a professor in physics with no expertise whatsoever in
material science was asked to leave the university when he embarrassed the
physics department at Brigham Young University by going public with his
“best hypothesis” about the collapse of the twin towers. 
Jones’ research, never peer reviewed, does not prove the building collapsed
from controlled demolition. A peer-review of Steven E. Jones’ 9/11 Research
(The Trouble with Jones)
David Ray Griffin, retired professor at the Claremont School of Theology and
spokesman for the 9/11 Truth Movement, has written numerous books
questioning the 9/11 “Official Story” based on the research paper from
His books, that some would call treason, are readily available at mainstream
booksellers like Barnes and Noble.
He lectures frequently at universities and public places explaining in
nauseating, repetitive detail that September 11 was not the result of 19
Arab terrorist and insists, without any proof other than Steven Jones’
inconclusive un-reviewed paper, that controlled demolition can explain the
collapse of World Trade center towers.
Ponder this: If the twin towers were demolished by the Bush Administration
to bring on the New World Order (which never happened), then the 19 Arab
terrorists are innocent of murdering, in cold blood, 3,000 American
If that, dummies for 9/11Truth, isn’t giving aid and comfort to the enemy Al
Qaeda terrorists, I will eat my Patriot Act Hat. 
Steven and David should be thanking Dubya for not torturing them in
(1) AWOL Chain of Command
The US air defense system failed to follow standard procedures for
responding to diverted passenger flights on 9/11 and the various responsible
agencies – NORAD, FAA, Pentagon, USAF all gave radically different
explanations for the air defense stand down.
I don’t know what this proves except that the agencies involved did not
anticipate and were unable to handle the extraordinary events of 9/11.
(4) War Games
The multiple military war games (Vigilant Guardian) held on the morning of
September 11th including scenarios of a domestic air crisis, a plane
crashing into a government building, and a large-scale emergency in New York
is an impossible series of coincidences that no one would believe were a
Therefore the war games were staged to convince the Truthers that the air
defense sabotage was an Inside Job.
(8) Foreknowledge & The Alleged Hijackers
What did officials know? How did they know it?
Would anyone really believe that multiple allied foreign agencies would come
forward after the attacks and embarrass the US government with the details
of the attack?
Answer: No. This must be part of the Inside Job plan to make you believe the
Bush administration was in on it.
(9) Able Danger Plus Surveillance of Alleged Hijackers
The US military’s “Able Danger” program was keeping the 9/11 ringleaders
Huh? What else could you conclude except that it was an Inside Job?
(12) Who were the perpetrators?
Much of the evidence establishing who did the crime is dubious and
miraculous: bags full of incriminating material that happened to miss the
flight or were left in a van; the “magic passport” of an alleged hijacker,
found at Ground Zero; documents found at motels where the alleged
perpetrators had stayed days and weeks before 9/11.
This is so ridiculous it needs no commentary.
(14) Cover UP?
Airplane black boxes were found at Ground Zero, according to two first
responders and an unnamed NTSB official, but they were “disappeared” and
their existence is denied in The 9/11 Commission Report
US officials consistently suppressed and
destroyed evidence (like the tapes recorded by air traffic
controllers who handled the New York flights)
Whistleblowers (like Sibel Edmonds and
Anthony Shaffer) were intimidated, gagged and sanctioned, sending a
clear signal to others who might be thinking about speaking out
Officials who “failed” (like Myers and Eberhard, as well as Frasca,
Maltbie and Bowman of the FBI) were given promotions
Yep a-d, they are all true, all the signs of a systematic 9/11 cover-up
executed to convince you it was an Inside Job.
(16) Disposing of the Crime Scene
The rapid and illegal scrapping of the WTC ruins at Ground Zero where they
disposed of almost all of the structural steel indispensable to any
investigation of the collapse mechanics made it look like to even Joe Six
pack they had something to hide.
Therefore Joe would come to the inescapable
conclusion it was … you guessed it, an Inside Job.
(19) A Record of Official Lies
“No one could have imagined planes into buildings” – a transparent
falsehood upheld repeatedly by Rice, Rumsfeld and Bush
“Iraq was connected to 9/11″ – The most “outrageous conspiracy theory” of
all, with the most disastrous impact
These two are so obvious I will not waste my time with a commentary.
Unanswered Questions and the “Final Fraud” of the 9/11 Commission
The September 11th families who fought for and gained an independent
investigation (the 9/11 Commission) posed 400-plus questions, which the 9/11
Commission adopted as its roadmap. The vast majority of these questions were
completely ignored in the Commission hearings and the final report.
The membership and staff of the 9/11 Commission displayed awesome
conflicts of interest. The families called for the resignation of Executive
Director Philip Zelikow, a Bush administration member and close associate of
“star witness” Condoleezza Rice, and were snubbed. Commission member Max
Cleland resigned, condemning the entire exercise as a “scam” and
The 9/11 Commission Report is notable mainly for its obvious omissions,
distortions and outright falsehoods – ignoring anything incompatible with
the official story, banishing the issues to footnotes, and even dismissing
the still-unresolved question of who financed 9/11 as being “of little
I can’t add much to this one. What else could it be except an Inside Job.
(34) Plundered Trillions?
On September 10, 2001, Donald Rumsfeld announced a “war on waste” after an
internal audit found that the Pentagon was “missing” 2.3 trillion dollars.
On September 11th, this was as good as forgotten.
I love to watch the look of amazement on a Truthers face when you point out
that no one would have known the money was missing unless Rumsfeld let the
2.3 trillion out of the bag… right before the attacks.
(37) The “Little Game”
Why was the WTC privatized just before its destruction?
Answer: Because it was. Insurance companies are not stupid and they don’t
hand over billions of dollars to policy holders without an investigation.
Twelve insurance companies and NIST concluded the buildings did not collapse
from controlled demolition.
(32) Attacking the Constitution
The USA PATRIOT Act was written before 9/11, Homeland Security and the
“Shadow Government” were developed long before 9/11, and plans for rounding
up dissidents as a means for suppressing civil disturbance have been in the
works for decades.
9/11 was used as the pretext to create a new, extra-constitutional
executive authority to declare anyone an “enemy combatant” (including
American citizens), to detain persons indefinitely without habeas corpus,
and to “render” such persons to secret prisons where torture is practiced.
But did they round up dissidents, 9/11 Truthers or suppress any anti war or
9/11 Truth demonstrations?
No, on 9/12 we went back to shopping.