Humint Events Online: March 2010

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The Hutaree Militia

Not sure what all to make of this story. Interesting there was a fed informant behind the arrest-- how deeply was he involved in their plots?

Update: seems these people are none too bright, falling for silly email stories.
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Human Experimentation Courtesy of Bushco

Monsters:
...one of the main reasons Zubaydah's early torture sessions were videotaped was to gain insight into his "physical reaction" to the techniques used against him, which was then shared with officials at the CIA and the Justice Department, who used that information to help draft the August 2002 torture memo stating what interrogation methods could be legally used, how often the methods could be employed and how it should be administered without crossing the line into torture.

For example, one current and three former CIA officials said some videotapes showed Zubaydah being sleep deprived for more than two weeks. Contractors hired by the CIA studied how he responded psychologically and physically to being kept awake for that amount of time. By looking at videotapes, they concluded that after the 11th consecutive day of being kept awake Zubaydah started to "severely break down." So, the torture memo concluded that 11 days of sleep deprivation was legal and did not meet the definition of torture.

"I would describe it this way," said one former National Security official. "[Zubaydah] was an experiment. A guinea pig. I'm sure you've heard that a lot. There were many enhanced interrogation [methods] tested on him that have never been discussed before we settled on the 10 [techniques]."
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Monday, March 29, 2010

The Perfect Example of Why Insurance Companies Should Not Be Involved in Health Care

Evil fuckers:
Insurers find loophole in health bill, say they don’t have to cover sick kids
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Sunday, March 28, 2010

Wikileaks

Nice to see the CIA exposed as nakedly evil pro-war/pro-death propagandists. So, naturally wikileaks is under fire.

More on wikileaks exposing the death machine here.

Worth noting-- Cryptome is under similar attack.
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More Mystery Debris-- Help Requested for Identification

What IS that black thing near the street grating, in front of the columns? It looks like a fold-up chair but on close-up view, doesn't look quite right. The big question is whether this is possibly a plane part, or just office debris?

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More Disgusting Police Behaviour

Seattle officers tase pregnant mother in her car for refusing to sign a traffic ticket.

I almost want to say this is racism, as the mom was apparently African-American, but my feeling is that these fuckers are just fascist thugs, regardless of race.

Via.
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A Good 9 Word Summary of the Health Care Bill

"It contains what used to be considered Republican ideas."

Which is of course why the raging opposition to the bill from Republicans and conservatives has been so extremely silly.

The Rich column is pretty good overall, in terms of dissecting the pathetic state of conservative politics. But of course, anything like this is pretty superficial and never dares to touch on deeper, more substantial matters.
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Friday, March 26, 2010

Fuselage Fragment Follies -- Forging Forward

I had posted on debris this piece a few days back, but want to come back to it.



This looks like a fuselage piece judging by the partial window/port holes.

I know this is hard to see, but note the blue paint around the port holes.

Anyway, this blue paint is consistent with the AA paint scheme-- and there is even a clearly white part below the blue, also consistent with the AA paint scheme.

There are two portions of portholes here. The one on the left is consistent with AA 767 portholes, in that the paint wraps around the porthole-- there is a border of blue around the porthole. But if you look carefully at the right porthole, it is actually quite a bit larger than the one on the left. This can be clearly seen by following the lower line of the blue paint-- it actually does not go to the bottom of the right porthole, and there is no "border" like on the left porthole.

You may be now thinking-- So what?!

The important thing is, nowhere on an AA767 are the window/portholes different sized like this.

So once again, we have debris that doesn't match the official plane.
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Thursday, March 25, 2010

More Funny Fuselage Fragment Fotos-- Fakery Afoot

Cryptome's sharp-eyed John Young pointed out via email that this picture of the wheel in the columns actually shows the fuselage debris in the background (note the red circle):

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He also said none of the pics he got from NIST showed the fuselage fragment in any detail. Which suggests to me NIST is hiding something as I doubt the person who took this series of shots wouldn't have gotten a better picture of the fuselage than what we have now.

But if you compare this above picture with the older picture below, there are some real oddities. First look at the parked cars behind the flatbed truck.

In this second picture, there is a red pickup and a dark Jeep-type SUV, then two white vans. In the upper picture, the red pickup is clearly gone (you need to view at high power to see this clearly). Possibly the dark SUV is there, but the red truck is clearly gone without any space left-- everything is just moved up! (While the flatbed truck is wider than the red truck, and conceivably the red truck is obscured by the angle, there does not even seem to be room for the red truck between the dark truck and the flatbed truck). Something else that may be evidence of photo fakery is the scaffolding. Look at the posts on the scaffolding. There is a thick post next to the flatbed. In the pic above, there are six skinnier posts to the left of the thick post. In the upper pic, there are clearly only five. Possibly, because of the angle of the pic, the sixth post is behind the thick post. But look at the large roof board above the posts, and how short it is in the upper pic compared to the second pic. Granted there is some foreshortening in the upper pic, but it still doesn't look right-- it doesn't look like normal foreshortening. Both pics show a large blue and orange truck in the distance, right at the base of what is likely the Banker's Trust building.

Did someone alter one or both of these pics?

If so, why???
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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Sounds Like an Excuse for TSA Agents to Be Even More Intrusive

Oy:Terrorists 'could use exploding breast implants to blow up jet'

This is so dumb. Of course, there are infinite ways clever people could circumvent our "security" systems. You can't protect against everything. But of course the terrorism threat is all pure bull.
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Drugs

Violence is a drug-- a bad drug:
When you ingest the poison of violence, even in a just cause, it corrupts, deforms and perverts you. Violence is a drug, indeed it is the most potent narcotic known to humankind. Those most addicted to violence are those who have access to weapons and a penchant for force. And these killers rise to the surface of any armed movement and contaminate it with the intoxicating and seductive power that comes with the ability to destroy. I have seen it in war after war. When you go down that road you end up pitting your monsters against their monsters. And the sensitive, the humane and the gentle, those who have a propensity to nurture and protect life, are marginalized and often killed. The romantic vision of war and violence is as prevalent among anarchists and the hard left as it is in the mainstream culture. Those who resist with force will not defeat the corporate state or sustain the cultural values that must be sustained if we are to have a future worth living. From my many years as a war correspondent in El Salvador, Guatemala, Gaza and Bosnia, I have seen that armed resistance movements are always mutations of the violence that spawned them.


On the other hand, interestingly, marijuana contains natural health promoting chemicals:
Scientists have begun speculating that the root cause of disease conditions such as migraines and irritable bowel syndrome may be endocannabinoid deficiency.
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Israel to US: We Want $3 Billion, Including Brand New Fighter Jets

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Trees on Mars?

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Monday, March 22, 2010

The Mystery Fuselage Piece-- Not from AA11 or UA175

(UPDATED below)
I originally posted about this debris a few days back, but just noticed something interesting about it today.



Note, in the top photo, there is clearly a dark shading around the windows. In the second pic, the dark shading is actually blue and is less distinct than in the upper pic-- the color is mottled or scraped or peeled away. This scraped effect is probably in the top photo but is less clear due to the lack of color.

This photo shows the same area-- the debris is apparently to the right of this truck-- and this is all to the south of the south tower:

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This debris, officially, could have come from AA11 -- pieces shooting out the south side of the north tower, or this could have come from UA175-- plane debris blowing back out of the entry hole after the crash.

So, an important question is: WHAT PLANE *DID* THIS PIECE COME FROM, OFFICIALLY?

Note, the part has window holes-- so this narrows down the part of the plane considerably where it could have been torn from.

So let's look at the window sections of an American Airlines 767-- and yes, there is blue paint around the windows. But the American Airlines livery also has a white stripe under the blue, and this is all on polished silvery aluminum. This piece has no sign of white paint under the windows, and no sign of polished aluminum. I also thought the AA windows were more square than these. So this piece apparently isn't from AA11.

What about UA175? A United Airlines 767 has simply gray paint around the windows, with seemingly smaller, more rectangular windows. The more rectangular windows fit this piece, as does the gray color of the debris. But what about this blue paint, with the very distinct sharp lower edge to the paint seen in the B&W pic? Blue paint is nowhere near windows for the UA 767, so this piece can't be from UA175!

So this piece is neither from AA11 or UA175. Where the hell did it come from?

More importantly-- this is extremely clear proof of either planted plane debris-- or that a plane other than AA11 or UA175 crashed into the WTC!

(Cross-posted at DemUnderground here)

UPDATE: One thing I realized I can't rule out is that we are seeing the inner face of the fuselage piece. That might explain the non-AA, non-UA paint scheme-- but on the other hand, isn't the inside of these planes (famously) painted with green primer? And there definitely is not green paint here.

But check out the inside of the fuselage for "UA 93":

Not very smooth at all-- so it seems like a good bet that we are seeing the outer face of the fuselage debris in these pics.
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Backlash Against Republican Disinfo?

For all the ways the health care reform bill is imperfect and is far less than what the people deserved, one thing is clear. The Republican/Conservative rhetoric was atrociously wrong and shameful (e.g. death panels, socialized medicine, government takeover, etc.).

I can only hope, once the reforms are reality, that rank-and-file Republicans, conservative white "real" "teabagging" Americans, finally realize how badly they were misled-- and rise up and reject their thuggish, heartless and asinine political leaders.

Then we might actually have some real change in this country.

Aww, who am I kidding.... these people are never going to see through the lies.
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Bach's Italian Concerto Played by Gould

Still awesome. Make sure you listen to the Presto section in the last four minutes!
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Apparently While I Slept

Nancy Pelosi and Barack Nobama sold us all into slavery.

All hail our new evil mooslim overlords!


UPDATE: Meet the new face of FASCISM!
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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Seven Years of Death, Desruction and Rampant Evil in Iraq

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Al-CIA-Duh Alert

Or al-FBI-duh, as the case may be:
Defense attorneys say an alleged plot to bomb New York synagogues was hatched and directed by a federal informant.

Lawyers for four men from Newburgh have filed a motion to dismiss the terror indictment against them.

They said the informant badgered the defendants until they got involved in the plot.

They said the informant chose the targets, supplied fake bombs for the synagogues and a fake missile to shoot down planes. The motion said he also offered to pay the defendants, who attorneys alleged weren't inclined toward any crime until the informant began recruiting them.

"The government well knew that their case had been a government-inspired creation from day one and that the defendants had not been independently seeking weapons or targets," the motion said. (snip)

The dismissal motion identified the government's agent as Shaheed Hussain, a "professional informant" for the FBI. The defense claimed he was directed to visit suburban mosques, find members with anti-American leanings and recruit them to join a fake terror plot supposedly funded by a Pakistan-based group.

He suggested there could be as much as $250,000 available and the government provided him with a BMW, a Hummer and other cars to make him appear well-funded, the defense filings said.

The defense alleged that Hussain tried to incite the defendants by blaming Jews for the world's evil and telling them that attacks against non-Muslims were endorsed by Islam.

Nevertheless, they said, he failed to motivate the defendants to any action on their own. Months went by between meetings, and the filings quote Cromitie as saying, "I'm not gonna hurt anybody" and "The plane thing ... is out of the question."

Hussain suggested the targets, paid for the defendants' groceries, bought a gun, provided the fake bombs and missile, assembled the explosive devices and acted as chauffeur, the defense said.
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Does Israel Really Control the US?

(Updated below)
This article echoes the sentiments of many people in claiming that Israel has an undue influence over the US. However, this commenter at the article has the right answer, I think:

While people claiming Israel controls the US often make good points, I don’t quite believe it, for a simple reason:

HOW would a small country like Israel control the world’s only remaining superpower?

If so inclined, the US could totally obliterate Israel within mere hours, and if they’re worried about consequences, they could blame it all on an accident (“Oops, those nukes we’ve launched at Iran’s power plant fell short of their target and obliterated Israel… We’re terribly sorry!”) or terrorism committed by someone else (“The terrorists from Iraqistan stole the launch codes!”).

A scenario I think is more likely (because it would explain why this sort of thing isn’t happening): The group of criminals that run the US are working with the group of criminals that run Israel to create a country to hide behind.

Basically, they do whatever they want and make sure Israel plays along, and makes moves that imply Israel controls the US (such as making some public statements to that matter, or being very visibly involved in e.g. terrorism against the Palestinians).

If the criminals on the US side get caught red-handed (e.g. the 9/11 lies collapse completely), they go “but Israel made us do it!”, they retaliate against Israel (after telling their allies in the Israeli govt to leave the country, of course), people who don’t see through it are happy, and they’re still there and still largely in control.

And of course, as shown by the Anonymous Physicist, it goes much deeper than this, when you talk about the ultimate Powers That Be.

But it is still really odd how so many right-wing Israel supporters (i.e. conservative assholes) are so extreme that they basically foment treason against the US in support of Israel. I can see why certain right-wing Jews/Israel-American dual citizens might do this-- but why would WASP American citizens do this? It's just weird. Either they are treasonous intel agents, or they have some truly fucked up apocalyptic agenda.

At the same time, it is worth noting that most Israelis are actually pretty reasonable, and not far right assholes, according to polls.

Update: I should note in this post the theory that Israel controls the US (and the world) via nuclear blackmail. I tend to have a hard time believing that the US simply lets Israel get away with this sort of horrible threat. Clearly, however, the US-Israel relationship is complicated, with different covert and overt elements, and there may be some element of truth to this.
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Friday, March 19, 2010

Gruesome


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This appears to be Washington St., south of the WTC, looking north towards Liberty St. You can see the base of WTC2 in the background.

But lots of bloody chunks here-- presumably people blown up from the WTC1 hit.

I feel compelled to point out the blue debris, when zoomed in, looks like a piece of fuselage matching the window area of an AA plane.

It's not clear if the south tower has been hit yet, but probably. The crazy thing is that this is a HUGE amount of debris to be blown from the exit side of the North tower, but it's hard also to see this being blown back from the entry side of the South tower.
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Another Pic of Plane Debris-- a Fuselage Piece, South of WTC2

(UPDATED below)

This picture came from a powerpoint presentation made by Steven Jones, and I always thought it looked odd:


From the Cryptome NIST files, which has better pics, I found this one with the same basic scene-- certainly the row of cars is the same, as is the car on fire in the background:

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I am still trying to figure out where the debris is in the lower pic-- if it is not there, or if it is out of the frame. Seems to me, the debris in the first shot is roughly where the truck is in the lower shot-- or slightly to the right. So it's a bit odd. Importantly, why didn't the person taking the lower pic actually take a picture of the debris? Or if they did, why is that pic being withheld? Also, it really looks to me like the background angle of WTC2 is very different between pic1 and pic2. Of course, the lower quality image and lack of color in the top image don't help matters.

What I will say is that the shading around the windows on the fuselage debris correlates with the blue paint scheme of an American airlines 767-- and this spot would be where AA11 debris would have landed. So they got that right, or photoshopped it right, anyway. One little oddity is that the windows on the AA 767 seem more round than the windows holes on this debris piece. Surprisingly, a United 767 has a different window scheme, with seemingly smaller, more rectangular windows.

UPDATE:
This appears to be the same debris piece, placed behind the truck (to the right in the second pic):

Via.
I still think the perspective is screwy in the top pic, and some things may have been moved around. Most oddly, the shading/coloring is quite different here-- there is no clearly painted area on the piece here, though there is some mottled blue.
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Rumsfeld, Tenet, Ashcroft Actively Covered Up 9/11

Surprise!

Not.

Senior Bush administration officials sternly cautioned the 9/11 Commission against probing too deeply into the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, according to a document recently obtained by the ACLU.

The notification came in a letter dated January 6, 2004, addressed by Attorney General John Ashcroft, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and CIA Director George J. Tenet. The ACLU described it as a fax sent by David Addington, then-counsel to former vice president Dick Cheney.

In the message, the officials denied the bipartisan commission's request to question terrorist detainees, informing its two senior-most members that doing so would "cross" a "line" and obstruct the administration's ability to protect the nation.

"In response to the Commission's expansive requests for access to secrets, the executive branch has provided such access in full cooperation," the letter read. "There is, however, a line that the Commission should not cross -- the line separating the Commission's proper inquiry into the September 11, 2001 attacks from interference with the Government's ability to safeguard the national security, including protection of Americans from future terrorist attacks."
So, not really surprising-- but still important to have names of the biggest perps.

And no, I don't think this was just about covering up torture, as some claim.
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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Why the Wheel in the Columns Was Planted, Beyond Any Reasonable Doubt


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Note the following:
1) the wheel appears loosely placed in the space between two of the columns
2) critically, the actual steel (aluminum?) hub of the wheel is NARROWER than the rubber tire, this means: the axle is broken off on the right side, leaving part of the wheel that cannot pass through the columns. This broken axle is resting on top of the columns and is not wedged in between the columns (as can be seen in higher power view of the photo)
3) thus, the wheel is really only anchored in between the two columns by the tire-- flexible, rubbery balloon part of the wheel.
4) a massive crash of the airplane tire into this gap between columns WOULD HAVE PUSHED THE WHEEL THROUGH AND THE WHEEL WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN EMBEDDED IN THE COLUMNS, thus: would have bent the broken axle and caused it to be wedged in between the columns
5) there is simply no way this loosely resting wheel could have survived a fall of approximately 1,000 feet from the upper stories of the WTC-- it would have either bounced out upon impact, or if it was wedged in and got pushed up upon impact, at least the broken axle would shows signs of being distorted.

If the wheel was planted, then the question is WHY would it be planted?

The best answer to this is that the 9/11 perps wanted to have the appearance of a plane crash, when there was in fact no crash.

An alternative explanation is that some official person found this wheel somewhere else, and decided it would be funny to pretend the wheel was embedded in the columns.

Given other evidence of planted plane parts at the WTC scene, this alternative explanation seems unlikely. Also, it seems unlikely a single official (or civilian) would tamper with a crime scene like this, or that they would be able to move the wheel alone. If more than one person was involved, it is a conspiracy and an obvious attempt at a hoax.

But this evidence may be one of the most clearest examples of staged evidence in the 9/11 plane hoax.
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How Sad Is NASA?

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Do I Need to Start an "Obama Is as Bad as Bush" Blog?

Things like this make me wonder if I should start cataloging his perfidy better. I mean-- vetoing better Congressional oversight of intel agencies and shutting off further inquiry into the anthrax case? That's simply disgusting-- and positively Bushian.
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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Planted Wheel in the Columns

Good collection of evidence here, even though the author seems to support the official plane wheel story.

I previously discussed why this imagery was bogus here, here, and here. If nothing else, the wheel was certainly planted, as there is no way it would survive that fall stuck in there, when you can see it is not really tightly packed in between the two columns-- the wheel is leaning over and there is a gap between the tire and the column.

I like the fact that the column set knocked out was 330.

Things that make you go, hmmm.....

UPDATE: The author of the piece has responded by updating his site, linking to this post, linking to some additional pictures and adding several comments here. Worth checking out. Also, the item I previously thought was maybe a carry-on bag (putatively from a plane) actually looks to be some sort of weird fold-up seat or folding pad. Don't really know WHAT it is.

UPDATE 2: The author of the piece has also linked to the DemUnderground thread on this topic; the DU thread has now been locked. According to DU, Cryptome published some "bigoted" material in the past.
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Question of the Day

Which has more intel agents involved in covering up the truth and promoting disinfo: UFOs or 9/11?
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Monday, March 15, 2010

UFO Base in North Carolina

Interesting-- at "PARI":
The ultimate truth to all this has been revealed by the Anonymous Physicist.
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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Unlawful Combatants: CIA Agents Piloting Drones

Interesting turnabout here...
CIA drone attacks produce America's own unlawful combatants
By Gary Solis
Friday, March 12, 2010

In our current armed conflicts, there are two U.S. drone offensives. One is conducted by our armed forces, the other by the CIA. Every day, CIA agents and CIA contractors arm and pilot armed unmanned drones over combat zones in Afghanistan and Pakistan, including Pakistani tribal areas, to search out and kill Taliban and al-Qaeda fighters. In terms of international armed conflict, those CIA agents are, unlike their military counterparts but like the fighters they target, unlawful combatants. No less than their insurgent targets, they are fighters without uniforms or insignia, directly participating in hostilities, employing armed force contrary to the laws and customs of war. Even if they are sitting in Langley, the CIA pilots are civilians violating the requirement of distinction, a core concept of armed conflict, as they directly participate in hostilities.
(snip)

If the CIA civilian personnel recently killed by a suicide bomber in Khost, Afghanistan, were directly involved in supplying targeting data, arming or flying drones in the combat zone, they were lawful targets of the enemy, although the enemy himself was not a lawful combatant. It makes no difference that CIA civilians are employed by, or in the service of, the U.S. government or its armed forces. They are civilians; they wear no distinguishing uniform or sign, and if they input target data or pilot armed drones in the combat zone, they directly participate in hostilities -- which means they may be lawfully targeted.

Moreover, CIA civilian personnel who repeatedly and directly participate in hostilities may have what recent guidance from the International Committee of the Red Cross terms "a continuous combat function." That status, the ICRC guidance says, makes them legitimate targets whenever and wherever they may be found, including Langley.
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Ground Zero Worker Health Settlement?

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Normalizing the Police State and How Organized Protest Became Impossible

This is an excellent piece. She suggests that a natural evolution of our society will be drones patrolling our country, capable of firing tasers at any dissidents.
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Gun Control Psy-Op

Hmmm:
Two guns used in high-profile shootings this year at the Pentagon and a Las Vegas courthouse both came from the same unlikely place: the police and court system of Memphis, Tenn.
Via.
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Saturday, March 13, 2010

"Preventive Detention" of "Terrorists"

Honestly-- apart from say legalizing genocide or torture-- what could possibly be more disgustingly inhumane, prone to abuse and purely evil than McCain and Lieberman's "Enemy Belligerent, Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act of 2010", which would allow the President to indefinitely imprison even American citizens arrested on U.S. soil.

At least, 9/11, as horrendous as it was, was done covertly. This is overt evil being shoved in our faces.
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Democrats and the "Public Option"

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HuffPo's "Conspiracy Theory" Policy

Apparently 9/11 CTs are bad, but vaccine CTs are okay?

I'm not sure why they have this clear double-standard. And of course, I think there is in fact deep conspiracy to both 9/11 and vaccines, that needs to be exposed.

But in terms of HuffPo, the two things I might guess as to why they have a CT double-standard both relate to the major Hollywood influence on HuffPo. First, Hollywood celebrities such as Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy, are big proponents of vaccine CTs. Second, the strong Jewish influence in Hollywood clearly serves to censor 9/11 being an inside job. See who really controls Hollywood here.
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Friday, March 12, 2010

If We Didn't Have Wikipedia

how would future generations ever know about "Gilligan's Island"?????
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Question of the Day

HDTV: awesome technological advance, or more opium for the masses?
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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Oooh! A Pig Roast!


Dang, that fireball actually does look like a pig!

By the way, Picciotto was discussed in this piece some time back:
The highest-ranking officer on Stairwell B was Chief Richard Picciotto. He later wrote a book, as the article continues: “Picciotto’s Last Man Down became a best-seller. It would also end his friendship with Jonas—“It’s a very bad book,” says Jonas— and whatever camaraderie he shared that day with the others from Ladder Six. “We don’t speak to him,” says Komorowski. “Liar,” Butler wrote in his copy of the book.”

““It was part of my personality to take charge of a situation,” Picciotto writes. “I’d never been the type to sit idly by while someone else called the shots, and I wasn’t about to start now…Picciotto was the highest-ranking guy, but he was not the commanding officer. He was doing nothing. He was balled up in a corner,” says Jonas.”

Picciotto’s book says he was on the 7th Floor when the North Tower “collapsed.” These articles indicate that the extant height of Stairwell B, after tower destruction, was five flights.
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Welcome to Gestapo-Land

The "Enemy Belligerent, Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act of 2010," introduced by Sens. John McCain and Joseph Lieberman apparently allows the U.S. military to detain U.S. citizens without trial indefinitely in the U.S. based on suspected activity.

Look at the bullshit reasons the military could hold someone:
The bill asks the President to determine criteria for designating an individual as a "high-value detainee" if he/she: (1) poses a threat of an attack on civilians or civilian facilities within the U.S. or U.S. facilities abroad; (2) poses a threat to U.S. military personnel or U.S. military facilities; (3) potential intelligence value; (4) is a member of al Qaeda or a terrorist group affiliated with al Qaeda or (5) such other matters as the President considers appropriate.
How more vague can you get than #s 3 and 5? Basically anyone could be rounded up under such a suspicion. Not to mention the other criteria are pretty bogus as well.
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The Daily Bach

One of my faves-- Prelude and Fugue in G# minor from WTC2, BWV887:

(I like the fugue more than the prelude-- the fugue starts at 4:30 or so)

But check out this completely different take on the prelude:


Though the prelude in G# minor in WTC1 is one of the most beautiful things Bach ever wrote (though I am not a fan of the fugue). The prelude is first here (naturally):


(warning: music geek ahead) So, my dream pairing would be the G#m prelude from WTC1 and the G#m fugue from WTC1.
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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

You Say You Want a Revolution....

Powerful words:
"There is a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can't take part; you can't even passively take part, and you've got to put your bodies upon the gears and upon the wheels, upon the levers, upon all the apparatus, and you've got to make it stop," Mario Savio said in 1964. "And you've got to indicate to the people who run it, to the people who own it, that unless you're free, the machine will be prevented from working at all."

The capacity to exercise moral autonomy, the capacity to refuse to cooperate, offers us the only route left to personal freedom and a life with meaning. Rebellion is its own justification. Those of us who come out of the religious left have no quarrel with Camus. Camus is right about the absurdity of existence, right about finding worth in the act of rebellion rather than some bizarre dream of an afterlife or Sunday School fantasy that God rewards the just and the good. "Oh my soul," the ancient Greek poet Pindar wrote, "do not aspire to immortal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible." We differ with Camus only in that we have faith that rebellion is not ultimately meaningless. Rebellion allows us to be free and independent human beings, but rebellion also chips away, however imperceptibly, at the edifice of the oppressor and sustains the dim flames of hope and love. And in moments of profound human despair these flames are never insignificant. They keep alive the capacity to be human. We must become, as Camus said, so absolutely free that "existence is an act of rebellion." Those who do not rebel in our age of totalitarian capitalism and who convince themselves that there is no alternative to collaboration are complicit in their own enslavement. They commit spiritual and moral suicide.
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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

I'm a 9/11 Dissident

Vaclav Havel:
The dissident does not operate in the realm of genuine power at all. He is not seeking power. He has no desire for office and does not gather votes. He does not attempt to charm the public. He offers nothing and promises nothing. He can offer, if anything, only his own skin-and he offers it solely because he has no other way of affirming the truth he stands for. His actions simply articulate his dignity as a citizen, regardless of the cost.


From this excellent but depressing article on the downfall of America, by Chris Hedges.
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"Biden Reassures Israel of U.S. Commitment"

Phew!!! I was really getting worried that the US was insufficiently supportive of Israel.

(eye roll)

UPDATE: Though, interestingly enough, the relationship seems to be in some trouble now, over settlements and the inability to resolve the Palestinian issue-- angering Arab leaders who are hosts of the US military.
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Methinks Republicans Protest Too Much

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Did You Hear About Rahm Emmanuel's Dastardly Plot to Force Socialist Obamacare on All of Us?

See, rather than twist a few arms to get the large Democratic majority in Congress to vote for healthcare reform, Rahm concocted a massively evil plot to get Rep. Eric Massa to a wedding, make his staff get drunk and make a joke about properly married Massa screwing around with a brisdesmaid in order to get Massa to make a harmless joke to his staffer, that could be misconstrued as totally gay sexual harassment. This harmless comment would then be used to force Massa out of Congress, because Massa was an impediment to passing healthcare reform! And here's the pure genius part of it-- the key to Rahm's plot was, shortly after Massa entered Congress, to approach Massa naked in the shower, jab his "finger" into him, and harass him about a vote. Oh, the humanity!

Via Foxnews via Wonkette.

UPDATE: Just "tickling"? Really?

UPDATE 2: Massa is a more complicated case than I thought initially.

UPDATE 3: Massa's gay escapades in the Navy.
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Monday, March 08, 2010

Hard to Believe: Voting Systems in the US Now Even Worse

ES&S buys up Diebold, now has virtual monopoly on electronic US voting machines.

Mark Crispin Miller has some good commentary on this story.

Which reminds me-- in the early days of this blog, a lot of time was spent on the extremely fishy Bush "win" of 2004, and the multitude of data suggesting there was rampant voting fraud. Obama's big win in 2008 pushed a lot of those concerns to the back burner, for most people, it seems. And certainly there are enough outrages to be concerned about since then. Still, the important point remains that US voting is very susceptible to widespread manipulation and major fraud, and not a lot has changed since 2004. Once again the media did a bang up job sweeping everything under the rug.

UPDATE: The DOJ is looking into antitrust violations against ES&S.
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We're #1!!!!

9/11 is tops in last 15 years of internet searches. Somewhat gratifying, I must say.

A nice 33 is thrown in there too: "The figures also reveal that the number of websites has reached an estimated 200 million from just 18,000 in 1995, with the number of users increasing from 10 million globally, or less than 0.33% of the world’s population..."

Note, when a 33 is used in such an awkward manner, or obscure context, you can be sure it was put there on purpose.
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Saturday, March 06, 2010

How Richard Clarke and the US Enabled the Rwandan Genocide

This is not at all surprising in light of what I have learned over the past 5+ years, but still worth noting:
"In reality," Power shows, "the United States did much more than fail to send troops. It led a successful effort to remove most of the UN peacekeepers who were already in Rwanda. It aggressively worked to block UN reinforcements. It refused to use its technology to jam radio broadcasts that were a crucial instrument in coordination and perpetuation of the genocide. And even as, on average, 8,000 Rwandans were being butchered each day, U.S. officials shunned the term 'genocide,' for fear of being obliged to act. The United States in fact did virtually nothing 'to try to limit what occurred.'"

Street continued:

Richard A. Clarke, Power shows, was the leading policy actor behind the Clinton administration's refusal to acknowledge and act upon the threat of genocide in Rwanda. As special assistant to the president from the National Security Council and official overseer of U.S. "peacekeeping" policy, Clarke was chief manager of U.S. Rwanda policy before and during the genocide. For Clarke, Power notes, "the news" of mass Rwandan slaughter "only confirmed [his] deep skepticism about the viability of UN deployments" and sparked his fear that "UN failure could doom relations between Congress and the United Nations."

Clarke, Power shows, was a dark force behind U.S. rejection of an aggressive plan to save Rwandan lives put forth by Romeo Dallaire, the Canadian general who commanded the UN Assistance Mission in Rwanda at the time of the genocide. The empty U.S. proposal advanced by Clarke to counter Dallaire, Power shows, abandoned "the most vulnerable Rwandans, awaiting salvations deep inside Rwanda." It falsely assuming (or pretended to assume) "that the people most in need were refugees fleeing to the border" and could actually make it to the border. "My mission," Dallaire told Power, "was to save Rwandans. Their [the U.S.] mission was to put on a show at no risk."
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Latest "Homegrown" Terrorist Incident Used to Smear the "Radical Left and 9/11 Truth"

The setting was seemingly random: an outer gate at the Pentagon at evening rush hour. But John Patrick Bedell's violent rampage Thursday made him only the latest in the growing ranks of the disaffected and disturbed to take aim at a symbol of official Washington.

(snip) All three also appear to have drawn ideological nourishment from the same well: online communities of like-minded people who validate and amplify extreme views. Today, more than in recent years, such communities are tapping into a broad undercurrent of anti-government discontent fueled by economic recession, joblessness and concern over the growing federal deficit, according to experts who have studied the phenomenon.

For Bedell and others like him, Washington and its institutions are an irresistible target -- the "ultimate symbol of power for the powerless," said Jerrold Post, a professor of political psychology at George Washington University.

"We've always had individuals who strike out at the giant 'system' when they're feeling a sense of powerlessness and insignificance," said Post, author of "Political Paranoia: The Psychopolitics of Hatred," a book on extremist movements. "Now we see an alarming tendency in which these same individuals can find substantiation online for almost any point of view."

Researchers who track violent groups see Bedell's rampage as a distorted manifestation of the anti-Washington view that has driven the rise of right-wing militias. A report last week by the Southern Poverty Law Center found that the number of such organizations jumped 244 percent since the election of President Obama, from 149 groups to 512, including 127 militias. At the same time, the number of extremist attacks in the United States that resulted in deaths has fallen since the 1990s.

(snip) Yet the motivations for the attacks differ greatly. Joseph Stack, who flew a small plane into an IRS building in Austin, was inspired in part by the anti-tax movement. Bedell's anti-government views were more libertarian, and some were from the radical left, such as his belief that the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were a U.S. government conspiracy. Conservative bloggers Friday sought to label Bedell as leftist extremist, noting his online tirades against President George W. Bush's administration.
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Engineer Sees Evidence of Extreme Temperatures in WTC Steel

Old but still important, as is more evidence of nukes (not thermate):

A structural engineer who was a member of the team assembled by the American Society of Civil Engineers to investigate the World Trade Center site after 9/11 has described numerous phenomena indicating extremely high temperatures suffered by the WTC structural steel. This appears to be further evidence that high-temperature explosives, such as thermate, were used to bring down the towers.

Dr. Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of California at Berkeley, who specializes in studying structural damage done by earthquakes and terrorist bombings. He flew to New York on September 19, 2001 to conduct a two-week reconnaissance of the collapsed towers, hoping to gain an understanding of how they'd come down. He was able to examine numerous pieces of steel taken from Ground Zero. [1]

He said the towers were exceptionally well designed and built, describing the WTC as "the best-designed building I have ever seen." [2] Yet the structural steel had suffered unusual warping and other major damage:

  • Astaneh-Asl said that steel flanges "had been reduced from an inch thick to paper thin." [3]
  • At a recycling center in New Jersey, he saw 10-ton steel beams from the towers that "looked like giant sticks of twisted licorice." [4] He showed the San Francisco Chronicle a "banana-shaped, rust-colored piece of steel" that had somehow "twisted like toffee during the terrorist attack." [5]
  • He noted the way steel from the WTC had bent at several connection points that had joined the floors to the vertical columns. He described the connections as being smoothly warped, saying, "If you remember the Salvador Dali paintings with the clocks that are kind of melted--it's kind of like that." He added, "That could only happen if you get steel yellow hot or white hot--perhaps around 2,000 degrees." [6]
  • In an interview in 2007, Astaneh-Asl recalled, "I saw melting of girders in [the] World Trade Center." [7]
  • He found a foot-long twisted shard of steel that was "like a piece of bread, but it was high-strength steel." He commented, "I haven't seen anything like this [before]." [8]
  • He came across "severely scorched [steel] members from 40 or so floors below the points of impact [by the planes]." [9]
  • The fireproofing that had been used to protect the WTC steel also showed evidence of extreme conditions. In some places it had "melted into a glassy residue." [10]
  • Astaneh-Asl saw a charred I-beam from WTC Building 7--a 47-story skyscraper that collapsed late in the afternoon of 9/11, even though no plane hit it. "The beam, so named because its cross-section looks like a capital I, had clearly endured searing temperatures. Parts of the flat top of the I, once five-eighths of an inch thick, had vaporized." [11]
These observations indicate that the World Trade Center steel was subjected to very high temperatures.
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LaRouche Democrat Candidate Wins Primary in Texas

This is kind of interesting and amusing:
Houston, March 3, 2010 – The victory in the 22nd Congressional District yesterday by LaRouche Democrat Kesha Rogers sent an unmistakable message to the White House, and its British imperial controllers: Your days are numbered. Kesha's campaign hit relentlessly at a single theme, that President Obama must go, that his attacks on this nation – with his dismantling of the manned space program, his efforts to ram through a fascist, killer “health care” policy, his endless bailouts for Wall Street swindlers, while demanding budget cuts which will increase the death rates among the poor, the sick, the elderly and the unemployed – are not acceptable, and will not be tolerated.
Kesha Rogers is also an African American woman.
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Thursday, March 04, 2010

The Way Forward

Anyone have any good ideas?
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Keeping Track of Suspicious 9/11-Related Deaths

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Wednesday, March 03, 2010

You Know the Economy Is Screwed When...

SEC investigators are ridiculously, ludicrously obsessed with surfing tranny porn sites... ummmm, yeah:
Q: Our records show that on Wednesday, August 20th, beginning at 3:17PM, you made approximately 385 attempts to access a website called www.ladyboyx.com. Do you have recollection of attempting to access this site?

A: I do not. But as I indicated previously, that, you know, would not necessarily surprise me.

Q: Now I’m going to show you what has been marked as Exhibit G. This is a record from that same date, August 20th, which our records show that you made over 300 attempts to access a website called www.ladyboyjuice.com. Do you have any recollection of attempting to access this site?

A: I do not have any specific recollection on this site. But, as I indicated, on this specific day, I would not be surprised if I clicked a website on of those day.
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"33 day"-- 3/3/2010

Aah, here we go:
"Suicide Bombers Kill 33 In Iraqi City Before Poll"

It is pretty amazing how many times suicide bombers kill 33 people:
Aug 2, 2003
Jun 16, 2005
Jun 25, 2007
Dec 27, 2008
Feb 10, 2008
Jul 16, 2008
Mar 10, 2009
Sept 18, 2009
Dec 29, 2009
Mar 3, 2010
(a partial list, to be sure)
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A Crucial Aspect Regarding the Lists of Dead 9/11 Eyewitness and Whistleblowers

By The Anonymous Physicist

The video (posted below) of dead 9/11 eyewitnesses and Spooked’s significant addendum of additional dead witnesses and whistle-blowers are both important for the 9/11 truth movement. Here I wish to emphasize that one overarching factor needs to be included. And I have some additional people that perhaps should be included in this list of those likely murdered.

The overarching factor that is missing from that video is that several of those witnesses may well have been murdered because of their knowledge that the destruction of the WTC on 9/11 was nuclear. Barry Jennings, I have written, may well have witnessed fizzled nukes going off, with the need for replacements several hours later. Jennings related how firemen, or those dressed as such, told him not to even look at the dead bodies around him. Video of his accounting made by the Loose Change gang and Alex Jones has him stating that he “worked for the NYC Housing Authority for 33 years” as that video’s creators insert firetruck engine 33 going by.

The video also states that the firetruck of NYFD firefighter Salvatore Princiotta had strange damage and that Princiotta was later murdered. But his truck was Ladder 9, Engine 33. Years ago, I revealed that the official story is that Engine 33 was the first on the WTC scene. [The 33 being code for the PTB and nuclear matters.] And that numerous vehicles sustained damage that was most likely due to Electromagnetic Pulses (EMP). Other accounts state that firetrucks were tossed about during the “collapse” that may have been from the blast effect aspect of the small nukes. There were many surviving firemen. If Princiotta was singled out, the nuclear aspect could be the reason why.

Now the details of his murder are the following— and they may (or may not) be related to 9/11. Princiotta had moved to Arizona for the lung disease he suffered post-9/11. Allegedly he was murdered by someone who stole his coin and Elvis memorabilia collection, supposedly worth some $20,000. His alleged murderer, Jeffrey Lynn Bigham, 56, was subsequently tracked to California, and shot himself after running from, and being surrounded by, police. It is stated that Bigham met Princiotta at a Las Vegas Convention and befriended him, and then made frequent contact with him, with the goal of stealing his collectibles. So “simple” robbery” may be the motive here, or that may be the cover story. Most thieves do not make such elaborate long range plans, nor choose a tough firefighter type to rob and kill. I have been unable to find anything at all on his alleged murderer, Bigham, other that the accounts of the deaths of Princiotta and Bigham. So I do not know anything about Bigham, other than that he had homes in both California and Arizona, and allegedly shot Princiotta four times while stealing his memorabilia. Could the stolen valuables have included something else related to 9/11? Could Bigham have been eliminated to end the matter? Was he, at least partly a[n intel] patsy? Should Bigham’s name be added to the list?

Then the nuclear aspect of 9/11 certainly includes Kenny Johanneman. The video points out that his alleged suicide is likely bogus. He was a witness both to the sub-basement blast timed to coincide with the upper blast of the alleged plane crash into WTC1, and the melted, hanging skin of Felipe David. Johanneman stated that he assisted Felipe David out of the tower. Separately, “the Janitor” claims he carried out David. David’s own words are that he went out on his own. His own words also were that his skin melted off his body without any fire. It is most probable that Felipe David’s injuries resulted from the thermal rays of a small nuclear bomb. (Many Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors had similar melted, hanging skin.) But again I ask, where in the world is Felipe David? Are there any real reporters or journalists left in the world? Why is no one trying to track him down? Is he still alive, or should he too be added to the above list of dead (nuclear) 9/11 eyewitnesses??

Then we come to engineering graduate student, Michael Zebuhr. He was associated with Judy Wood, PhD, the creator of the DEW hangout. The murder of Zebuhr does look like a deliberate assassination. His murder was used by the Wood/DEW camp to claim that 9/11 perpetrators rubbed him out because he was trying to show that “DEW did it.” But I have amply demonstrated that the hangout of DEW was always a ludicrous, evidence-free “theory,” that was designed to subvert and pervert the evidence that the WTC destruction was nuclear, and that the China Syndrome resulted. And so the real reason for murdering Zebuhr is more likely to have been one or both of the following. He saw that there was nothing to the “DEW hypothesis,” and his analysis led to his planned proclamation that it was a nuclear destruction. The PTB take particular exception to those who “switch allegiances.” (Note the Pat Tillman assassination—most likely a deliberate, “friendly fire” event.) If he was at all close to Wood, Zebuhr may also have found evidence of her being an intel asset charged with putting out that hangout.

Perhaps the list of dead 9/11 eye-witnesses can be categorized into three groups--

1. Those who witnessed, and/or could prove that the destruction of the WTC was nuclear, and/or that the China Syndrome resulted.

2. Those who knew that no “commercial hijacked” planes impacted the Pentagon, and the WTC towers.

3. Those who could prove that the alleged 9/11 perpetrators, are a hangout and that the US regime did it, and/or that Al Qaeda is Al-CIA-duh.

I have stated that one reason the American Gestapo regime has claimed the power to torture and kill anyone, anywhere, is simply to eliminate those who could prove that “Al-Qaeda” is Al-CIA-duh. Many of those tortured and killed were likely on American or British intel agencies’ payrolls. The American regime has claimed the right to kill “Al-Qaeda” or “terrorists” anywhere in the world, at any time by any means. This is analogous (as I have pointed out here) to how the German Nazi regime killed its own intel agents (the SD, the intel wing of the Gestapo) that were involved in faking a Polish attack on a German radio station as the ruse to start WWII.

In this light of exposing the real nature of “Al-Qaeda,” perhaps former (and potentially future?) Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, should also be added to Spooked’s list? She had stated that despite perennial videos, Osama bin Laden was dead. She had indicated American Gov’t involvement in numerous matters, in tandem with the Pakistani regime that she had hoped to supplant. Her autobiography was released posthumously. In it, she wrote that Osama bin Laden’s son was trying to kill her. But we must realize that she was no longer alive to testify whether she really wrote what was published by a major British publishing house (MI 5/6).

Another aspect I wish to make known about this matter, is that several of these eyewitnesses were killed shortly after they were involved with certain videographers. As much of the 911 Truth movement indicates, many of the videographers cannot be trusted. They all seem to have their own agendas, hangouts and gatekeeping. Could the videographers be involved (as deep undercover intel assets) in the deaths of at least some of the witnesses? I have written that in all conspiracy matters (and well documented in the JFK matter), over 99% of “researchers” or truthers, especially the popular ones, are highly likely intel assets emplaced, in the words of Lenin, to “lead the [bogus, gatekeeping] opposition.”

The list of murdered eyewitnesses and whistle-blowers is probably larger than we realize, due to what happens behind the scenes. It is hoped that the above categorization will be useful, and that as with Nazi killers, no timetable ever limits their killers being brought to justice for murdering these eyewitnesses and whistle-blowers.

In particular, we must emphasize protection and publicity for any surviving eyewitnesses of the nuclear destruction of the WTC and the China Syndrome Aftermath. This is one important function, I think, of this blog, as much else in “911 truth” self-vaporizes after serving its purpose.

Anonymous Physicist
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Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Additional, Suspicious 9/11-Related Deaths-- All the People Who Were At or Near Ground Zero

and have died of cancer in the past 9 years.

The case of Cathy T. is a good example of a suspicious cancer death with someone that wasn't a first responder, but who lived near Ground Zero and undoubtedly breathed tainted (radioactive) WTC dust.
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Monday, March 01, 2010

Suspicious Untimely Deaths of People Involved in 9/11

Excellent video:

That is:
Barry Jennings
Beverly Eckert
Kenneth Johanneman
Michael H. Doran
Christopher Landis
Bertha Champagne
Paul Smith
Deborah Palfrey
Major General David Wherley
Salvatore Princiotta
David Graham

I would also add to the list:
William Cooper
Michael Zebuhr
Hunter S Thompson
Dan Wallace
Prasanna Kalahasthi
Katherine Smith
Daniel Pearl
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The Evil Empire

I was watching the US-Canada Olympics Gold Medal Hockey game yesterday, and had a couple strange feelings. First, I am not much of a hockey fan but I thought the game was fun to watch. Second, the US team was wearing a dark blue jersey that really looked black from a distance-- and I had this funny feeling that the US is the bad guy here, the villains of the world, and I was rooting for them! Somehow it all made sense. And then seeing the interview with Ryan Miller after the game-- what a hard-bitten, rough-looking fella. He looked like a Russian soldier from the old cold war movies. It's like now, we're the evil empire.

In fact, maybe this is the answer. Maybe we should just drop any illusion that we are in anyway a good, noble country, and just embrace the nastiness and evil. To a large degree, isn't this exactly what Republicans do? We're bad motherfuckers, and what the fuck are you going to do about it? Don't mess with us, motherfucks, we got the power.

The only problem, is that we're very much like Russia circa 1990-- clearly headed downhill.
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Good Overview on Ivins Not Being the Anthrax Killer

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War Criminal John Yoo Has a Public Email Address

In case anyone is interested:
jyoo@law.berkeley.edu

The comments in his recent column are a good read. Though, how disgusting to see him gloat about his being cleared by the OPR, and how even more disgusting he is not in jail but rather has a newspaper column to spread his foulness.

Worth noting furthermore, that the torture was not "just" waterboarding. It included things like a mock-burial.

The torturers need to be prosecuted for war crimes-- all of them who were involved in some way in this illegal enterprise.
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