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“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.” – Carl Sagan
“It also gives us a very special, secret pleasure to see how unaware the people around us are of what is really happening to them.”-- Adolf Hitler
?“What good fortune for those in power that the people do not think.”-- Adolf Hitler
“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”-- Joseph Goebbels, German Nazi "Minister of Propaganda and Public Enlightenment”
“The rank and file is usually much more primitive than we imagine. Propaganda must therefore always be essentially simple and repetitious. The most brilliant propagandist technique will yield no success unless one fundamental principle is borne in mind constantly... it must confine itself to a few points and repeat them over and over.”-- Joseph Goebbels
September 11, 2014 will be the 13th anniversary of the sudden explosive demolitions and pulverization into fine dust of the twin towers of the World Trade Center complex. A third skyscraper, WTC # 7, was brought down later in the day. It was not hit by a plane. Interestingly, the main components of the twin towers that were not reduced to fine powder were tons of very flammable office paper and the scores of massive steel core columns (4 inches thick at the base), each 110 stories tall.
Additional evidence of explosive devices having been used on 9/11/01 came to light years later when hundreds of tiny human bone fragments were discovered on the roof of the nearby DeutscheBank building.
Steel columns have an extremely high melting point that is far higher than what burning jet fuel or office fires can attain, so they had to have been sectioned by explosive, super high temperature cutter charges (which is the norm for all modern-day controlled demolitions of steel reinforced high rise buildings) into convenient lengths, ready to be trucked away. A number of these sectioned steel beams were explosively hurled up to 600 feet away and embedded into neighboring skyscrapers.
Any of the above facts (most of which were never published in the mainstream media) render utterly false the official totally improbable White House conspiracy theory about what happened on 9/11/01.
But even those realities represent only a small fraction of the many established facts that demand an unbiased investigation into the powerful political, military and even corporate forces within the US government (or the shadow government) that were responsible for the obvious implosions and explosions that reduced the two towers to fine dust and the third into a pile of rubble. There needs to be an unbiased investigation into the entities that may have been guilty, and there needs to be an unbiased investigation into those who might have been innocent of the planning and execution, but were still guilty of covering-up those and other truths that have been established over the last 13 years.
If there is a primary culprit in what had to be a major conspiracy, the finger points clearly at Bush’s VP, Dick Cheney, who headed up a covert operation during his 8 year term that reported directly to him (not to President Bush or cabinet-level officials).
Legendary investigative reporter Seymour Hersh (who exposed the My Lai Massacre during the Vietnam War) called Cheney’s covert military operation an “executive assassination ring”. Cheney’s office has been implicated in the killing of (anti-Iraq war and 9/11 sceptic) Senator Paul Wellstone while the US Senate was debating the invasion of Iraq. (For more information, watch the trailer of Snowshoe Films’ “Wellstone: They Killed Him” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jpz9UkPK_hc, and also read http://www.minnpost.com/eric-black-ink/2009/03/investigative-reporter-seymour-hersh-describes-executive-assassination-ring.)
It’s fascinating – although discouraging - to watch the media deal with the annual 9/11 anniversaries. They never cover the 9/11 Truth groups who know the proven science and established facts of what really happened 13 years ago. The phrase that is used by the media lately has been the partially-truthful but misleading and woefully inadequate “the 9/11 Attacks” that totally ignores the larger question about the obvious controlled demolitions and who orchestrated them (which could not have been accomplished by any Muslim entity such as al-Qaeda).
The local, regional and national press has been in lock-step collusion with the unknown and hidden insiders who were the actual perpetrators including, it pains me to report, the journalists at PBS and NPR. Those entities, knowingly or unknowingly, seem to be very willing to continue to perpetuate the myths that claim, without paying any attention to the scientific evidence of how modern skyscrapers are brought down. (NOTE: Low temperature office fires that follow brief fireballs - that burned themselves out within minutes – NEVER EVER bring down skyscrapers!).
Steel and concrete are among the least flammable building materials. That is why skyscrapers have never been brought down except by controlled demolition – which is how three such buildings disappeared from the New York skyline within hours of each other in the same city.
How About Invoking Cheney’s Own 1% Doctrine in Investigating Him for Whatever His Part was in 9/11?
A number of politically-motivated forces in the government, the military, the national security agencies, the shadow government, the major media, Wall Street, various war-profiteering corporations, and who knows who else are still intent on continuing the exhaustive “Cover-up of the Crime of the Century” that was unleashed upon a bamboozled public and which has shaped American opinion – and its history - forever. And those involved in the crime or the cover-up appear to be untouchable at the moment.
I suggest invoking Dick Cheney’s 1% Doctrine in getting to the truth of 9/11. (Cheney’s 1% Doctrine states that the US can strike another country with deadly military force even if there is only a 1% chance of there being an actual threat). So far, Cheney and Bush operatives have been exempted from any questioning under oath, and those who have been in charge of post-9/11 investigations are cozy with the Cheney/Bush boys, so justice is not in the cards, at least until a fully informed – and therefore enraged – public demands it.
I suggest invoking Dick Cheney’s 1% Doctrine in getting to the truth of 9/11, for the chances of him being directly involved is far greater than 1%. (Cheney’s 1% Doctrine states that the US can strike another country with deadly military force even if there is only a 1% chance of there being an actual threat). So far, Cheney and Bush operatives have been exempted from any questioning under oath, and those who have been in charge of post-9/11 investigations are cozy with the Cheney/Bush boys, so justice is not in the cards, at least until a fully informed – and therefore enraged – public demands it.
Being an Accomplice to a Crime by Helping to Cover it up
But doesn’t the supposedly objective, unbiased, free of conflicts of interest media, the supposed backbone of our supposed democracy (remember the First Amendment?) that is supposed to be devoted to searching out the truth and then reporting it have some obligation to do just that, even if the White House threatens violence? The honorable Paul Wellstone ignored Cheney’s threats but he could be excused for not thinking that an elected executive branch of government, along with its obedient military, would sink so low that it would be willing assassinate an elected Senator because of his patriotic anti-establishment, anti-war positions. Wellstone was a true patriot that loved his country so deeply that he was willing to have a lover’s quarrel with it – and he was killed for it.
Surely the thousands of media publishers, editors, reporters and assorted well-paid talking heads should have the guts to refuse to take orders from any entity that wants them to intentionally bamboozle the sheeple by repeating the lies and half-truths of ChickenHawks like Cheney, Bush, Rumsfeld and Rice that lie their country into inglorious wars.
The media must understand this legal truism: that even if one isn’t guilty of a crime (such as a bank robbery or bombing), one can still become guilty as an accomplice to the crime if one simply obstructs justice by lying about the crime, covering-up the facts or otherwise hindering the investigation – anything that might help a criminal escape prosecution.
Is it possible that members of the media organizations were so intimately involved in covering up the truths about 9/11 that they don’t realize their culpability? Is it possible that media entities don’t understand that they may have also been bamboozled into complicity, perhaps by loyalty oaths or a false sense of patriotism similar to what happened to the millions of “Good Germans” during Hitler’s regime?
The lives of a multitude of dead and dying US Marines, soldiers, reservists and NYFD firefighters will be remembered this 9/11/14, and their sufferings will be appropriately lamented, but the firefighters who know the truth about 9/11 and who witnessed and testified to the multiple explosions in the three towers (including the sub-basements minutes before the buildings came down) will NOT be interviewed on national TV or radio, because to do so would risk destroying the sacred national myth about 9/11 that has gradually and steadily been accepted as undeniable fact (actually a pseudo-fact), thanks to Goebbels’ “Big Lie” propaganda strategy.
For every courageous, free-thinking person who still has intact critical thinking skills, there are an enormous number of revelations online that detail the established facts about the Crime and Cover-up of the Century. Believing the official conspiracy theories takes a lot of denial, fear, blind obedience to authority, group think and double think. Start to re-acquaint ourselves by watching this compelling 5 minute summary from James Corbett of GlobalResearch.org, which comically exposes the laughable absurdities of the official conspiracy theory at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgrunnLcG9Q. And then follow the links. (Don’t bother with WikiPedia; they have long since been co-opted by the powers-that-be into repeatedly erasing references to the truth of 9/11.)
These painful truths also need to be repeatedly told by those who know the facts. Tragically, the mainstream media has the power to muzzle those truth-tellers – and they have been exercising that power for 13 years. If we were to follow the Cheney doctrine, anybody that has at least a 1% chance of being involved in the crime or cover-up needs to be subpoenaed for questioning under oath by a new, truly independent commission. The only way for justice to be obtained is to find out from those government and military insiders who might have information about who planned the demolitions or participated in the cover-up.
What if Al Gore and a Democratic Administration had Been in Power on 9/11/01?
Given the evidence available from all the investigations that have been done to date, I believe that there would have been no attack and certainly no implosion of the towers if Al Gore had not been cheated out of the presidency.
But if there would have been an attack, and if a Democratic Party administration (instead of the Cheney/Bush Republican administration) had been in the White House leading up to 9/11/01, any White House administration insiders that had missed the warnings about an impending attack (which the Bush insiders were profoundly guilty of) would have been thoroughly investigated, and they may have wound up in jail.
But in a Gore administration, the members of the nefarious Republican, NeoConservative Project for the New American Century (PNAC) would probably not have had the power to fully implement their stated goals of orchestrating a dramatic “New Pearl Harbor” in order to get American voters to go along with their plans for increased Pentagon spending and increased militarily-imposed domination in the Middle East and the rest of the world.
And, even if PNAC had been able to do what they wanted to do to artificially freak out America’s voters with their new “Pearl Harbor”, they would likely have been exposed, humiliated and emasculated rather than being placed in positions of power with fellow PNAC member Dick Cheney and his PNAC cohorts (Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Wolfowitz, John Bolton, Scooter Libby, Richard Armitage, Richard Perle, Dov Zakheim, Gary Bauer, William Kristol, William Bennett, Norman Podhoretz, Jeanne Kirkpatrick, James Woolsey, Robert Bork’s daughter Ellen, Charles Krauthammer, Jeb Bush, Steve Forbes, Rudy Boschwitz and Vin Weber (see the rest of the list of Republican members of this NeoCon Think Tank at: http://911review.com/motive/pnac.html).
And, perhaps most importantly – if there had been an outsider attack (even if followed by the insider-orchestrated demolitions) - there might have been no reflexive military misadventures in Afghanistan and Iraq or a call for perpetual war in a Gore administration. In the case of a Gore administration, the pro-war insiders (likely connected to PNAC) who orchestrated the demolitions on 9/11 were Republican Party insiders rather than Democratic Party insiders, and the culprits would have been found out.
Therefore, in such a likely scenario, there would have been no US soldiers physically or spiritually dead, dying or disabled coming home from Afghanistan or Iraq because their totally preventable combat-induced PTSD – and the potentially psychiatric drugging that happened to most of those soldiers – would not have occurred.
And there would be tens of thousands fewer drug-intoxicated, unemployable, suicidal, violent, homeless, divorced US military veterans of the Bush Gulf wars I and II who may, even if millions of scarce dollars are spent on each of them, never regain their health or ability to be functioning husbands, fathers or US citizens.
And the US would be 3 - 5 trillion dollars less in debt.
Presidential and congressional elections do matter because they determine who the Commander-in-Chief is, who is the National Security Advisor, who the Secretary of State and Defense are, who represents the US in the United Nations, who is in the Cabinet and who is eager to declare war and who is reluctant about declaring war.
What Really Happened on 9/11 Hasn’t Been Seen on TV Since Day One
What really happened on 9/11/01, contrary to the mainstream media-promulgated Cheney/Bush Mother-of-All Conspiracy Theories, has been established by many unbiased truth-seeking groups. You can find their results online.
And the irrefutable conclusions, without a doubt, are: 9/11 was an Inside Job and the official 9/11 Commission Report was a fraud committed by bought-off insider entities loyal to the Bush administration. Two 9/11 Commission members have complained after the fact that the commission was designed to fail in its job to honestly determine the facts about 9/11 and to determine who was guilty. It is a fact that multiple courageous witnesses who were willing to testify to the real facts about 9/11 (that the buildings were demolished and that therefore bin Laden was innocent of the 3,000 deaths) were never called or had their testimony buried.
The multitude of established and provable facts that totally refute the Official White House Conspiracy Theory have been established and re-checked for accuracy for 13 years now, thanks to the thorough investigative work of thousands of the brightest, smartest, most intelligent and most ethical people in America (and the world), and they have done their work knowing that they have a lot to lose, namely loss of reputation, employability and scorn directed at them from a fearful, brain-washed public that never really bothered to look at the provable facts.
The Official Conspiracy Theory Stories About 9/11 Were Planned Well Ahead of Time
For example, how was it that the pictures of 19 young Arabs, none of whom were listed on any of the manifests of the four planes that were allegedly hijacked that day, were broadcast on every media outlet within minutes of the sudden collapses of the three WTC towers. How was it that Osama bin Laden - accused of master-minding the event, with no real evidence of guilt – has never been listed by the FBI as having anything to do with the 9/11 attacks? No credible evidence has been found by the FBI, despite what the media has said.
The bamboozled TV-watching public was easily convinced of bin Laden’s role. His picture was cleverly, and continuously, shown on TV - right alongside the 19 Saudis who allegedly flew huge commercial jets into narrow targets at over 500 mph (almost impossible for even experienced pilots) despite the total incompetence they had exhibited in trying to learn to fly small training propeller aircraft. Those pictures had been produced by some secret group or individual and distributed, camera-ready, within minutes of the implosions of the towers. In a number of interviews with the foreign press (all naturally censored out of the mainstream American media), bin Laden repeatedly denied that he had anything to do with 9/11.
But soon, very conveniently for the White House and the war-planners, an obviously fabricated “admission” videotape of a right-handed Muslim man that barely resembled the left-handed bin Laden was “discovered” in a cave in Afghanistan by the US military or the CIA (both of whom have repeatedly lied to us in the past and therefore deserve our skepticism). The provably fraudulent tape was then repeatedly shown on American TV – with no alternative interpretation allowed. This obvious bit of propaganda again reinforced the bamboozle. Not wanting to suffer humiliation by admitting that we had been duped, most Americans chose to believe the lie.
We Were Duped! The Official Conspiracy Theory has been Disproven
One of the many “clinchers” that have put the lie to the official White House conspiracy theory is the scientific findings, by Brigham Young University physics Professor Stephan Jones, Danish scientist Niels Harrit and others (Jones was eventually fired by BYU for poking his nose into areas where he was not wanted) was their examination of many samples of the dust at Ground Zero and the findings of large amounts of weapons-grade nanothermite, a highly explosive, high heat-generating incendiary substance that is only available to the US military and is only used for demolition purposes. (For more on this issue, check out: http://world911truth.org/steven-jones-on-nanothermite/).
From the website of Pilots for 9/11 Truth (http://pilotsfor911truth.org/) comes this 2009 post from a pilot who has clearly seen through the media obfuscation:
“But with the smoking gun evidence that (skyscrapers) with hundreds of people inside were blown up by explosives only available to the most privileged of insiders (as with the Anthrax used also in 2001)…treason is unequivocal, and anyone who knowingly assisted in either causing it to happen or allowing it to happen is the most vile traitor imaginable, yet our "news organizations" treat it as though it was an 8 year old case of parking ticket abuse…and reported and analyzed and endlessly discussed by the talking heads until the next celebrity dies or has an affair. ?
“Were 9/11 to be exposed fully, almost everyone in the visible government would be exposed as at least passively complicit or criminally stupid for falling for the ruse, and many of them would be directly exposed as actively aiding and abetting high treason. For those of us to whom the emergence of the thermite evidence is mother's milk, we have been there for some time. But since a large segment of our military and population in general are incapable of absorbing or processing direct evidence that most of what they have believed and defended in their lives is just flat-out wrong, [see http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~altemey/ …
”In a country where (Christian Fundamentalist) Erik Prince (of Black Water infamy) can get rich committing murder for hire under a military contract, and a conspiratorial (Christian Fundamentalist) cult like "The Family" can gain an absurd amount of sway over Congress, (US politics) could get extremely nasty.”
And Pilots for 9/11 Truth is just one of a large number of clear-headed and courageous groups that include scholars (http://stj911.org/ and http://911scholars.org/), architects and engineers (http://www.ae911truth.org/en/home.html), scientists (http://www.scientistsfor911truth.org/), medical professionals (http://mp911truth.org/), intelligence agents, military veterans and law enforcement officials (http://www.patriotsquestion911.com/#Letter) and thinkers around the world. There are also millions of equally critical thinkers worldwide who have seen through the provably-untrue Official theories about what happened on 9/11/01.
Anyone who had access to a television set back on 9/11/01 saw, over and over again, filmed video images of large jet planes melting into WTC skyscrapers 1 & 2, but no large media outlet showed the obviously controlled demolition of tower #7 later that day.
The Scandalous 9/11 Commission Investigation Ignored the Known Science
Suspiciously, and amazingly, the collapse of WTC 7 was never mentioned in the 9/11 Commission report! WTC # 7 was a 47 story steel-reinforced skyscraper that was a couple of blocks away from the twin towers. It was not hit by a plane and only had a few unexplainable small fires on lower floors when, as WTC owner Larry Silverstein admitted in a public television interview, he and other officials, because of the “tremendous loss of life”, decided to “pull it” (“pull it” is demolition industry jargon for bringing down a building with pre-planted explosive devices).
Within 60 – 90 minutes after the two Twin Towers were hit by planes (with the fires burning out rapidly), each of the two towers exploded, starting with the upper portions of each building, creating pyroclastic flows of fine dust that are only seen in two situations, 1) volcanoes (recall Mount St. Helens) and 2) controlled demolitions of skyscrapers. Each of the three buildings fell at freefall speeds (meaning that the solid structures below the upper floors had been blasted into smithereens and therefore could offer no resistance to anything falling from the space above).
All three skyscrapers fell directly into their footprints - as happens with all well-planned computer-controlled demolitions of skyscrapers - which can only be orchestrated by experienced teams of highly skilled professional demolition experts. The pulverization of the Twin Towers was so total that there was nothing left of any of the 110 floors of either of the two buildings, despite the fact that each floor was an acre in size and was made of steel-reinforced concrete. This reality totally refutes the ridiculous theory about supposed pancake collapses of towers 1 & 2 (which, for any number of reasons is scientifically impossible – including the fact that the pancaking of all 110 floors would have been impossible or at least taken a long time - perhaps hours - to occur; and the pile of rubble at the base of the Twin Towers would have been 8 stories high and not spread all over Manhattan).
Every honest demolition expert on the planet that has studied the videos of the collapses on 9/11 will testify, if his job or life isn’t on the line, that the buildings were imploded and not brought down by fires or jet planes. There is no debate about that fact among honest scientists.
Every honest, well-trained scientific expert will point out the numerous horizontally-oriented “squibs” of high-velocity exploding smoke and debris that are usually seen on slow-motion videos of controlled demolitions of high-rise buildings, including the Twin Tower events. Those puffs of smoke occurred just below the leading edge of the collapsing buildings. These squibs represent internal heat-generating, high energy explosives designed to sever the steel beams on each floor simultaneously so that the buildings will collapse in their own footprint, leaving minimal damage to adjacent structures.
Explosions in the Buildings Before They Fell
TV commentators reporting live on the scene that morning interviewed scores of eyewitnesses who testified that they had heard multiple bombs going off at the bases of the buildings before either of the Twin Towers fell. Reporting live and un-edited, many of these journalists said that they themselves had heard explosions in the buildings while the towers were still standing. Those truthful stories were never repeated a second time by any journalists on TV again. But they were recorded and are now part of the compelling evidence that effectively debunks the official story – at least for those with ears to hear, eyes to see and an open mind to assimilate the data.
The mainstream media’s complicity in the suppression of the truth about 9/11 - and the illegalities of the ensuing wars - are, it seems to me, not only criminally negligent but also treasonous. Therefore, the searchers for truth, especially those in the peace, justice and reconciliation movements, need to stand up and demand justice in the form of the afore-mentioned, truly independent, Watergate-type commission that does not disregard important witness testimony or any of the scientific evidence that clearly disproves the official version that has tragically justified America’s current, unaffordable, perpetual war policies. If that re-investigation doesn’t happen, justice will continue to be denied for the thousands of American victims at Ground Zero (the sickened and prematurely dying search dogs, rescuers, cleanup crews, and their families), not to mention the tens of thousands of dead and dying US soldiers who were duped into fighting in the illegal wars.
And of course, one must not disregard the millions of Muslim enemy-victims, especially the women and children, who were killed, wounded and/or violently internally displaced by our soldiers but who were innocent of the crimes of 9/11. If justice continues to be denied, the honorable America that we used to know and love (and now fear) will continue to disappear into the neo-fascist police state reality that is already gathering speed.
Dr. Kohls is a member of Medical Professionals for 9/11 Truth, one of the many 9/11 Truth groups that are calling for a new unbiased investigation into 9/11.
Dr. Kohls is a member of Medical Professionals for 9/11 Truth, one of the many 9/11 Truth groups that are calling for a new unbiased investigation into 9/11.