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Mainstream commentators display amnesia when they describe former FBI Directors Robert Mueller and James Comey as stellar and credible law enforcement figures. Perhaps if they included J. Edgar Hoover, such fulsome praise could be put into proper perspective.

Although these Hoover successors, now occupying center stage in the investigation of President Trump, have been hailed for their impeccable character by much of Official Washington, the truth is, as top law enforcement officials of the George W. Bush Administration (Mueller as FBI Director and James Comey as Deputy Attorney General), both presided over post-9/11 cover-ups and secret abuses of the Constitution, enabled Bush-Cheney fabrications used to launch wrongful wars, and exhibited plain vanilla incompetence.

TIME Magazine would probably have not called my own disclosures a “bombshell memo” to the Joint Intelligence Committee Inquiry in May 2002 if it had not been for Mueller’s having so misled everyone after 9/11. Although he bore no personal responsibility for intelligence failures before the attack, since he only became FBI Director a week before, Mueller denied or downplayed the significance of warnings that had poured in yet were all ignored or mishandled during the Spring and Summer of 2001.

Bush Administration officials had circled the wagons and refused to publicly own up to what the 9/11 Commission eventually concluded, “that the system had been blinking red.” Failures to read, share or act upon important intelligence, which a FBI agent witness termed “criminal negligence” in later trial testimony, were therefore not fixed in a timely manner. (Some failures were never fixed at all.)

Worse, Bush and Cheney used that post 9/11 period of obfuscation to “roll out” their misbegotten “war on terror,” which only served to exponentially increase worldwide terrorism.

Unfulfilled Promise

I wanted to believe Director Mueller when he expressed some regret in our personal meeting the night before we both testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee. He told me he was seeking improvements and that I should not hesitate to contact him if I ever witnessed a similar situation to what was behind the FBI’s pre 9/11 failures.

A few months later, when it appeared he was acceding to Bush-Cheney’s ginning up intelligence to launch the unjustified, counterproductive and illegal war on Iraq, I took Mueller up on his offer, emailing him my concerns in late February 2003. Mueller knew, for instance, that Vice President Dick Cheney’s claims connecting 9/11 to Iraq were bogus yet he remained quiet. He also never responded to my email.

Beyond ignoring politicized intelligence, Mueller bent to other political pressures. In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, Mueller directed the “post 9/11 round-up” of about 1,000 immigrants who mostly happened to be in the wrong place (the New York City area) at the wrong time. FBI Headquarters encouraged more and more detentions for what seemed to be essentially P.R. purposes. Field offices were required to report daily the number of detentions in order to supply grist for FBI press releases about FBI “progress” in fighting terrorism. Consequently, some of the detainees were brutalized and jailed for up to a year despite the fact that none turned out to be terrorists.

A History of Failure

Long before he became FBI Director, serious questions existed about Mueller’s role as Acting U.S. Attorney in Boston in effectively enabling decades of corruption and covering up of the FBI’s illicit deals with mobster Whitey Bulger and other “top echelon” informants who committed numerous murders and crimes. When the truth was finally uncovered through intrepid investigative reporting and persistent, honest judges, U.S. taxpayers footed a $100 million court award to the four men framed for murders committed by (the FBI-operated) Bulger gang.

Current media applause omits the fact that former FBI Director Mueller was the top official in charge of the Anthrax terror fiasco investigation into those 2001 murders, which targeted an innocent man (Steven Hatfill) whose lawsuit eventually forced the FBI to pay $5 million in compensation. Mueller’s FBI was also severely criticized by Department of Justice Inspector Generals finding the FBI overstepped the law improperly serving hundreds of thousands of “national security letters” to obtain private (and irrelevant) metadata on citizens, and for infiltrating nonviolent anti-war groups under the guise of investigating “terrorism.”

For his part, Deputy Attorney General James Comey, too, went along with the abuses of Bush and Cheney after 9/11 and signed off on a number of highly illegal programs including warrantless surveillance of Americans and torture of captives. Comey also defended the Bush Administration’s three-year-long detention of an American citizen without charges or right to counsel.

Up to the March 2004 night in Attorney General John Ashcroft’s hospital room, both Comey and Mueller were complicit with implementing a form of martial law, perpetrated via secret Office of Legal Counsel memos mainly written by John Yoo and predicated upon Yoo’s singular theories of absolute “imperial” or “war presidency” powers, and requiring Ashcroft every 90 days to renew certification of a “state of emergency.”

The Comey/Mueller Myth

What’s not well understood is that Comey’s and Mueller’s joint intervention to stop Bush’s men from forcing the sick Attorney General to sign the certification that night was a short-lived moment. A few days later, they all simply went back to the drawing board to draft new legal loopholes to continue the same (unconstitutional) surveillance of Americans.

The mythology of this episode, repeated endlessly throughout the press, is that Comey and Mueller did something significant and lasting in that hospital room. They didn’t. Only the legal rationale for their unconstitutional actions was tweaked.

Mueller was even okay with the CIA conducting torture programs after his own agents warned against participation. Agents were simply instructed not to document such torture, and any “war crimes files” were made to disappear. Not only did “collect it all” surveillance and torture programs continue, but Mueller’s (and then Comey’s) FBI later worked to prosecute NSA and CIA whistleblowers who revealed these illegalities.

Neither Comey nor Mueller — who are reported to be “joined at the hip” — deserve their current lionization among politicians and mainstream media. Instead of Jimmy Stewart-like “G-men” with reputations for principled integrity, the two close confidants and collaborators merely proved themselves, along with former CIA Director George “Slam Dunk” Tenet, reliably politicized sycophants, enmeshing themselves in a series of wrongful abuses of power along with official incompetence.

It seems clear that based on his history and close “partnership” with Comey, called “one of the closest working relationships the top ranks of the Justice Department have ever seen,” Mueller was chosen as Special Counsel not because he has integrity but because he will do what the powerful want him to do.

Mueller didn’t speak the truth about a war he knew to be unjustified. He didn’t speak out against torture. He didn’t speak out against unconstitutional surveillance. And he didn’t tell the truth about 9/11. He is just “their man.”

Coleen Rowley, a retired FBI special agent and division legal counsel whose May 2002 memo to then-FBI Director Robert Mueller exposed some of the FBI’s pre-9/11 failures, was named one of TIME magazine’s “Persons of the Year” in 2002. Her 2003 letter to Robert Mueller in opposition to launching the Iraq War is archived in full text on the NYT and her 2013 op-ed entitled “Questions for the FBI Nominee” was published on the day of James Comey’s confirmation hearing. This piece will also be cross-posted on Rowley’s Huffington Post page.

(Republished from Counterpunch by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Dan Hayes says:

    As Colleen Rowley has so thoroughly and unequivocally demonstrated here, both Comey and Mueller are living examples of the Peter Principle (that managers rise to the level of their incompetence).

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    Peter Principle - "managers rise to the level of their incompetence."

    Particularly when the incompetence is profitable for the influential moneymakers and powerbrokers. A sample: "Terrorism: A Thriving Industry for US-NATO Coalition" http://www.globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-terrorism-a-thriving-industry-for-us-nato-coalition/5594198
    "For years, the UK has been pouring millions into the Syrian opposition. In 2012, the British Foreign Secretary at the time, William Hague, admitted that Britain had been helping the Syrian rebels in a “practical and non-lethal way,” and vowed to increase British assistance. As the Independent noted, this non-lethal aid consisted of Britain sending the Syrian opposition £8m-worth of body armour, vehicles with ballistic protection, trucks, forklift trucks, communications equipment, laptops, water purification kits and other equipment needed to fight a war. In 2013, a report claimed that Britain was involved in an operation with other European states and the US to send the Syrian rebels 3,000 tons of weapons, sent in 75 planeloads, from Zagreb to the rebels."

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  2. According to Jonathan Turley, one of the best and most respected legal experts, Comey may have violated the law using his professor friend to leak what he thought was an incriminating memorandum documenting Trump’s “hope” that he would lay off Flynn because Flynn was a “good guy.” Even torture advocate Dershowitz, who, for his obvious faults, is a talented lawyer, indicates that it is preposterous to call this “obstruction of justice” when Trump had the power to pardon anybody. Meanwhile, the fact that Comey didn’t find it necessary to document his interrogation of the harpy on the “matter” of her email server reveals that he seemed totally willing for justice to be obstructed in a more obvious fashion if he was on board with those doing the obstructing. It also came out that some of his testimony today appears to contradict statements he made under oath to Senator Grassley in a hearing dated May 3. Since Mueller was apparently appointed at least in part as a result of Comey’s leak, and no evidence has been shown of the phony Russia charges despite months of possibly extra-legal digging, Mueller’s appointment should be cancelled and his office liquidated if that can be done in some fashion. If not, may be he should show more integrity than has heretofore been the case and liquidate the office himself.

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  3. Excellent piece. Not a dam word I can find fault with.

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  4. My old San Fran days memory recalls that “liberal” Democrat Diane Feinstein nominated neo-nazi Republican Mueller to US Attorney for N. California. I recall some thought because her husband was under investigation for a corrupt arms deal. That’s just my memory

    There are now lots of current news stories of Feinstein and open coup plotter Schumer excited about Muller’s appointment to convict Trump for something. This from her own website:

    https://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/press-releases?id=FEA7C76A-E029-49AF-98F2-5446AABFAD22

    May 17 2017

    Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel: “The appointment of Bob Mueller as special counsel for the Russia investigation is a good first step to get to the bottom of the many questions we have about Russian interference in our election and possible ties to the president.

    “Bob was a fine U.S. attorney, a great FBI director and there’s no better person who could be asked to perform this function. He is respected, he is talented and he has the knowledge and ability to do the right thing.”

    I did find this from 1998:

    http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/U-S-Attorney-Yamaguchi-Announces-Resignation-3000301.php

    “In announcing his resignation, Yamaguchi said Attorney General Janet Reno will appoint Robert Mueller, a former federal prosecutor in San Francisco, as interim U.S. attorney. He is currently chief of the homicide division at the U.S. attorney’s office in Washington, D.C. Mueller has spent almost his entire career as a federal prosecutor, doing both civil and criminal work in the San Francisco district and then moving to the U.S. attorney’s office in Boston. He eventually joined the Justice Department, where he was an assistant attorney general in charge of the criminal division.”

    So Clinton’s odd lesbian Attorney General helped boost a Republican to greater powers.

    Mueller went on to play key roles in the PanAm Lockerbie coverup and the 9-11 ruse, despite this:

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/692291/posts

    “Mr. Mueller’s credibility was harshly attacked in a letter made public last weekend in which a Minneapolis agent said the F.B.I. director was engaged in a public relations campaign “to protect the F.B.I. at all costs” after Sept. 11. But they said a review of his public remarks about the Sept. 11 investigation had raised uncomfortable questions about the F.B.I. director’s credibility and about his ability to gather accurate information from his deputies.”

    In a news conference on Wednesday that amounted to a painful mea culpa for the bureau and for his performance in the nine months since he took over the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mr. Mueller said, “I have made mistakes occasionally in my public comments based on information or a lack of information that I subsequently got.”

    He was referring specifically to a widely publicized Sept. 14 statement in which he offered assurances — later proved to be false — that the bureau had no warning that terrorists might be training in American flight schools. On Sept. 17, Mr. Mueller went further, saying he knew of “no warning signs” of any sort of attack.

    Senator Charles E. Grassley, an Iowa Republican who is on the Judiciary Committee, said his staff investigators would explore the accusations made by the Minneapolis agent, Coleen Rowley, that Mr. Mueller and other senior F.B.I. officials had intentionally shaded the truth about the investigation last summer of Zacarias Moussaoui.”

    To summarize, we have a “Republican” from Northern California nominated by a “liberal” Democrat to become part of the Clinton “Justice” department who played a key role as FBI Director to cover 9-11. He now reappears from the grave with great praise from Democrats openly plotting to overthrow President Trump to investigate absurdly silly things like speaking to Russian diplomats. Let us recall Trump openly expressed doubts about the 9-11 twin towers ruse on 9-11!

    Yes, all corruption in DC eventually becomes a 9-11 thread.

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    This a very good read on the 9/11 event. September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-2001-the-15th-anniversary-of-the-crime-and-cover-up-of-the-century/5544414
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  5. DanCT says:

    The 911 cover up team is now about to take President Trump down over yet another false flag, and this team would include the leadership of both parties. How convenient that the Democrats are doing the dirty work so that Fox News and the rest can now engage in covering up the Republicans’ behind-the-scenes role in all this.

    Also, Colleen Rowley mentions that Meuller ignored his FBI agents’ warnings about not going along with CIA torture overseas, yet there is reason to believe that FBI agents were in fact sent overseas to coordinate this activity with the CIA and Mossad.

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  6. Agent76 says:

    March 07, 2017 CIA Leak: “Russian Election Hackers” May Work In Langley

    Attribution of cyber-intrusions and attacks is nearly impossible. A well executed attack can not be traced back to its culprit. If there are some trails that seem attributable one should be very cautions following them. They are likely faked.

    http://www.4thmedia.org/2017/03/cia-leak-russian-election-hackers-may-work-in-langley/

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  7. Agent76 says:

    Aug 8, 2016 “I want to scare Assad” Mike Morell on Charlie Rose

    Mike Morell, former deputy director of the CIA, discusses the need to put pressure on Syria and Russia. The full conversation airs on PBS on August 8th, 2016.

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  8. MarkinLA says:

    I need to leak a memo (actually my own interpretation of what happened after the fact) to counter any possible lies Trump might say just in case Trump produces a tape of the meeting.

    What is wrong with this sentence?

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    Actually what is right about your post ia that it draws attention to the likelihood that the President would have recordings of all such conversations (not ones when he says "come for a walk with me while I stretch my legs in the garden") and that, anyway, a canny fellow like Comey would assume so and, accordingly, make notes immediately afterwards to ensure that he was right on all the key points. Which all leads to the conclusion that recordings would bear out Comey.
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  9. Che Guava says:

    This was an interesting article.

    Counterpunch does publish many iInteresting articles, once upon a time, I was to considering subscription to the print edition, but no credit card, and the 80 to 90% idiocy on the site,

    The article at the link below is not unrepresentative, though it is at the bottom end of the scale.

    https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/09/lessons-from-portlands-clashes-with-fascists

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    This is another good read Che Guava. November 07, 2016 FBI Director James Comey: Hillary Should Not Face Criminal Charges

    But Who Conducted the Investigation? FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Whose Wife Received $467,500. FBI Director James Comey (image left) decided to issue a report two days before the November election confirming that there is no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of Hillary in relation to the recent release of 650,000 Emails on October 28th.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/fbi-director-james-comey-no-evidence-of-hillary-wrong-doing-but-who-conducted-the-investigation-fbi-deputy-director-andrew-mccabe-bribed-whose-wife-received-467000/5555398

    , @Che Guava
    Reply, agree, disagree etc. should also include 'Thanks', but thanks for that.
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  10. Agent76 says:

    March 31, 2017 The Surveillance State Behind Russia-Gate

    Although many details are still hazy because of secrecy – and further befogged by politics – it appears House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes was informed last week about invasive electronic surveillance of senior U.S. government officials and, in turn, passed that information onto President Trump.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-surveillance-state-behind-russia-gate/5582211

    Jan 2, 2017 CNN Caught Using Video Game Image In Fake Russian Hacking Story

    It looks like CNN Has tried to pull the wool over our eyes once again. This time, they used a screenshot from the Fallout 4 Video game to paint the picture of Russian Hacking. To bad that’s not what a real hacking screen looks like. And an image you will only find in the video game! Nice Try Clinton News Network!

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  11. Agent76 says:
    @Che Guava
    This was an interesting article.

    Counterpunch does publish many iInteresting articles, once upon a time, I was to considering subscription to the print edition, but no credit card, and the 80 to 90% idiocy on the site,

    The article at the link below is not unrepresentative, though it is at the bottom end of the scale.

    https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/09/lessons-from-portlands-clashes-with-fascists

    This is another good read Che Guava. November 07, 2016 FBI Director James Comey: Hillary Should Not Face Criminal Charges

    But Who Conducted the Investigation? FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Whose Wife Received $467,500. FBI Director James Comey (image left) decided to issue a report two days before the November election confirming that there is no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of Hillary in relation to the recent release of 650,000 Emails on October 28th.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/fbi-director-james-comey-no-evidence-of-hillary-wrong-doing-but-who-conducted-the-investigation-fbi-deputy-director-andrew-mccabe-bribed-whose-wife-received-467000/5555398

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    As a big factor in Comey's thinking just before the election when new material possibly pertinent to Clinton's irregullarities came to FBI attention would have been his own self interest it seems reasonable to suppose that both his embarrassment of Clinton by his communication to Congress and his exoneration of her were part of a process which began with "how bad could it be for me if Clinton wins [as I sulppose she will] and something really bad turns up from the investigation of the emails?". Then, given it was true, the exonerating statement is a no brainer (he restores his position as well as he can with Clinton in case she wins and he inly diminishes his credit with Trump slightly if Trumo wins).
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  12. Agent76 says:
    @Carlton Meyer
    My old San Fran days memory recalls that "liberal" Democrat Diane Feinstein nominated neo-nazi Republican Mueller to US Attorney for N. California. I recall some thought because her husband was under investigation for a corrupt arms deal. That's just my memory

    There are now lots of current news stories of Feinstein and open coup plotter Schumer excited about Muller's appointment to convict Trump for something. This from her own website:

    https://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/press-releases?id=FEA7C76A-E029-49AF-98F2-5446AABFAD22

    May 17 2017

    Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel: “The appointment of Bob Mueller as special counsel for the Russia investigation is a good first step to get to the bottom of the many questions we have about Russian interference in our election and possible ties to the president.

    “Bob was a fine U.S. attorney, a great FBI director and there’s no better person who could be asked to perform this function. He is respected, he is talented and he has the knowledge and ability to do the right thing.”

    I did find this from 1998:

    http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/U-S-Attorney-Yamaguchi-Announces-Resignation-3000301.php

    "In announcing his resignation, Yamaguchi said Attorney General Janet Reno will appoint Robert Mueller, a former federal prosecutor in San Francisco, as interim U.S. attorney. He is currently chief of the homicide division at the U.S. attorney's office in Washington, D.C. Mueller has spent almost his entire career as a federal prosecutor, doing both civil and criminal work in the San Francisco district and then moving to the U.S. attorney's office in Boston. He eventually joined the Justice Department, where he was an assistant attorney general in charge of the criminal division."

    So Clinton's odd lesbian Attorney General helped boost a Republican to greater powers.

    Mueller went on to play key roles in the PanAm Lockerbie coverup and the 9-11 ruse, despite this:

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/692291/posts

    "Mr. Mueller's credibility was harshly attacked in a letter made public last weekend in which a Minneapolis agent said the F.B.I. director was engaged in a public relations campaign "to protect the F.B.I. at all costs" after Sept. 11. But they said a review of his public remarks about the Sept. 11 investigation had raised uncomfortable questions about the F.B.I. director's credibility and about his ability to gather accurate information from his deputies."

    In a news conference on Wednesday that amounted to a painful mea culpa for the bureau and for his performance in the nine months since he took over the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mr. Mueller said, "I have made mistakes occasionally in my public comments based on information or a lack of information that I subsequently got."

    He was referring specifically to a widely publicized Sept. 14 statement in which he offered assurances — later proved to be false — that the bureau had no warning that terrorists might be training in American flight schools. On Sept. 17, Mr. Mueller went further, saying he knew of "no warning signs" of any sort of attack.

    Senator Charles E. Grassley, an Iowa Republican who is on the Judiciary Committee, said his staff investigators would explore the accusations made by the Minneapolis agent, Coleen Rowley, that Mr. Mueller and other senior F.B.I. officials had intentionally shaded the truth about the investigation last summer of Zacarias Moussaoui."

    To summarize, we have a "Republican" from Northern California nominated by a "liberal" Democrat to become part of the Clinton "Justice" department who played a key role as FBI Director to cover 9-11. He now reappears from the grave with great praise from Democrats openly plotting to overthrow President Trump to investigate absurdly silly things like speaking to Russian diplomats. Let us recall Trump openly expressed doubts about the 9-11 twin towers ruse on 9-11!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt-ldMj9y9w

    Yes, all corruption in DC eventually becomes a 9-11 thread.

    This a very good read on the 9/11 event. September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-2001-the-15th-anniversary-of-the-crime-and-cover-up-of-the-century/5544414

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  13. Get a life!

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  14. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @MarkinLA
    I need to leak a memo (actually my own interpretation of what happened after the fact) to counter any possible lies Trump might say just in case Trump produces a tape of the meeting.

    What is wrong with this sentence?

    Actually what is right about your post ia that it draws attention to the likelihood that the President would have recordings of all such conversations (not ones when he says “come for a walk with me while I stretch my legs in the garden”) and that, anyway, a canny fellow like Comey would assume so and, accordingly, make notes immediately afterwards to ensure that he was right on all the key points. Which all leads to the conclusion that recordings would bear out Comey.

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    • Replies: @MarkinLA
    If there is a recording, then why do you need a memo? Why leak what you claim what was said? If you get anything wrong it will show you to be a liar.
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  15. Deep State messes up and sheeple run wild.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P395KqTvXw

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    • Replies: @Agent76
    Nice share and this is one my favorites.

    Sheep go "Baa!"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7Q-bDwbkPY
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  16. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Agent76
    This is another good read Che Guava. November 07, 2016 FBI Director James Comey: Hillary Should Not Face Criminal Charges

    But Who Conducted the Investigation? FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Whose Wife Received $467,500. FBI Director James Comey (image left) decided to issue a report two days before the November election confirming that there is no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of Hillary in relation to the recent release of 650,000 Emails on October 28th.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/fbi-director-james-comey-no-evidence-of-hillary-wrong-doing-but-who-conducted-the-investigation-fbi-deputy-director-andrew-mccabe-bribed-whose-wife-received-467000/5555398

    As a big factor in Comey’s thinking just before the election when new material possibly pertinent to Clinton’s irregullarities came to FBI attention would have been his own self interest it seems reasonable to suppose that both his embarrassment of Clinton by his communication to Congress and his exoneration of her were part of a process which began with “how bad could it be for me if Clinton wins [as I sulppose she will] and something really bad turns up from the investigation of the emails?”. Then, given it was true, the exonerating statement is a no brainer (he restores his position as well as he can with Clinton in case she wins and he inly diminishes his credit with Trump slightly if Trumo wins).

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    Anonymous allot folks just do not know the history of the FBI on purpose through government schooling and propaganda.

    Friday 30 March 2012 Enemies: A History of the FBI – review The ominous power and scandalous history of the FBI

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/mar/30/enemies-fbi-history-weiner-review

    Jul 7, 2016 Justice Vs. "Just Us": Of Course the FBI Let Hillary off the Hook

    The only thing that surprises me is that anyone is surprised by this.

    https://youtu.be/tmcox43ErRA
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  17. Mulegino1 says:

    The 9/11 myth is a multi-layered deception. Those within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult include the following:

    Believers in the ridiculous official narrative of the 19 miracle working Jihadist amateur pilots and hydrocarbon based office fires.

    Those who maintain that the Bush Administration was “incompetent” and that it “ignored the warnings.”

    The LIHOP crowd- Bush and Cheney deviously let it happen on purpose.

    Robert Muller’s role has nothing to do with being an impartial prosecutor but about being a “fixer” in proper Washingtonian parlance. He was probably brought into the FBI to insure a foreordained “slam dunk” verdict that 19 Arab amateur pilots hijacked 4 airliners led by a deathly ill man living in a cave, performed miraculous feats of aviation which would have made Waldo Pepper envious and violated the laws of physics all in one day. Now he is serving another purpose for his string pullers in the deep state by torpedoing Trump.

    As Conan-Doyle wrote, “Whenever you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”

    Office fires, nor jet fuel, nor building collapses or aircraft impacts will not cause hundreds of thousands of tons of structural steel and concrete to undergo molecular dissociation and turn into dust clouds. They generally do not cause the metal components of vehicles in the vicinity to be destroyed while their non-metallic components remain intact. Neither will conventional explosives or even nano-thermite. The destruction of WTC 1, WTC 2 and the core of WTC 6 was not caused by any of these things alone. WTC 7 may have been a case of conventional controlled demolition, but the idea that it experienced universal failure and collapsed into its footprint because of “raging fires” is too stupid for words.

    It is O’Brien holding up the three fingers and torturing Winston into seeing two – except that a good part of our public accepts their masters’ voice willingly and enthusiastically, even today in 2017.

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    The 9/11 myth is a multi-layered deception. Those within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult include the following:
     
    Not sure anyone would accuse Philip Giraldi (former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the CIA) of someone who is "within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult":

    If there had been such a gathering, I would imagine that the Washington Post would have found out about it on the next day as intelligence officers are gregarious and like to talk. This has been my principal problem with the debate in some quarters about the 9/11 Commission. Their report did indeed miss many important angles in order to protect certain governmental interests, but if there had been a genuine conspiracy involving what must have been hundreds of people to demolish the Twin Towers with explosives, it surely would have leaked long ago.

    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/do-high-level-leaks-suggest-a-conspiracy/
     
    , @Anon

    Believers in the ridiculous official narrative of the 19 miracle working Jihadist amateur pilots and hydrocarbon based office fires.
     
    Perhaps you could explain what is so implausible about these details?
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  18. geokat62 says:
    @Mulegino1
    The 9/11 myth is a multi-layered deception. Those within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult include the following:

    Believers in the ridiculous official narrative of the 19 miracle working Jihadist amateur pilots and hydrocarbon based office fires.

    Those who maintain that the Bush Administration was "incompetent" and that it "ignored the warnings."

    The LIHOP crowd- Bush and Cheney deviously let it happen on purpose.

    Robert Muller's role has nothing to do with being an impartial prosecutor but about being a "fixer" in proper Washingtonian parlance. He was probably brought into the FBI to insure a foreordained "slam dunk" verdict that 19 Arab amateur pilots hijacked 4 airliners led by a deathly ill man living in a cave, performed miraculous feats of aviation which would have made Waldo Pepper envious and violated the laws of physics all in one day. Now he is serving another purpose for his string pullers in the deep state by torpedoing Trump.

    As Conan-Doyle wrote, "Whenever you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."

    Office fires, nor jet fuel, nor building collapses or aircraft impacts will not cause hundreds of thousands of tons of structural steel and concrete to undergo molecular dissociation and turn into dust clouds. They generally do not cause the metal components of vehicles in the vicinity to be destroyed while their non-metallic components remain intact. Neither will conventional explosives or even nano-thermite. The destruction of WTC 1, WTC 2 and the core of WTC 6 was not caused by any of these things alone. WTC 7 may have been a case of conventional controlled demolition, but the idea that it experienced universal failure and collapsed into its footprint because of "raging fires" is too stupid for words.

    It is O'Brien holding up the three fingers and torturing Winston into seeing two - except that a good part of our public accepts their masters' voice willingly and enthusiastically, even today in 2017.

    The 9/11 myth is a multi-layered deception. Those within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult include the following:

    Not sure anyone would accuse Philip Giraldi (former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the CIA) of someone who is “within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult”:

    If there had been such a gathering, I would imagine that the Washington Post would have found out about it on the next day as intelligence officers are gregarious and like to talk. This has been my principal problem with the debate in some quarters about the 9/11 Commission. Their report did indeed miss many important angles in order to protect certain governmental interests, but if there had been a genuine conspiracy involving what must have been hundreds of people to demolish the Twin Towers with explosives, it surely would have leaked long ago.

    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/do-high-level-leaks-suggest-a-conspiracy/

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    The secrets of Bletchley Park and the breaking of enigma were kept for over 30 years by thousands of people.
    , @Agent76
    You should read verify anything and everything as I have and also share this with others. Sources are in the link's at the bottom of the web page as well.

    September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    The nicely-sectioned steel beams and girders were soon ordered by New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-2001-the-15th-anniversary-of-the-crime-and-cover-up-of-the-century/5544414
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  19. RobinG says:

    “James Comey is a poisonous snake of the highest order… a deep-water Swamp Denizen who has been highly paid to deliberately provide cover for high-level corruption by the Clintons and Obama. He is has been central to trying to destroy the Trump campaign and then the Trump administration from the start. He is as dirty as they come in DC. He had highest-level cover (the FBI no less) and was deep into an effort to eliminate Trump. Trump had to move hard, fast, and at exactly the right time to cut the head off the snake without getting bitten by the snake or being finished by the other swamp denizens.”

    http://thejacksonpress.org/?p=66752

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  20. With Ex-FBI Chief Mueller was a fox set to keep the geese.

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  21. alexander says:

    Dear Ms. Rowley,

    Thank you for an excellent and informative article.

    What happens to the meaning of the rule of law, what happens to the integrity of our nation , and its future, when its leading “crime fighters” wholly abdicate their role to engage and confront the greatest of crimes ever foisted on the American People in the history of our nation ?

    “Terror Fraud”.
    “War Fraud .”
    and “Banking Fraud.”

    What happens, Ms. Rowley ?

    I , for one, remember like it was yesterday, when we were all told “with resolute certainty” it was SADDAM HUSSEIN who launched the “anthrax attacks” against Senator Leahy’s and Tom Brokaw’s offices. The entire media was wholly complicit in driving home this TRUTH….they even went so far as to analyze the composite structures of the “anthrax spores” showing a “dead match” with the strains known to be in Iraq.

    At the time,I believed them completely….Why wouldn’t I ?.

    My God, Ms. Rowley, who would ever LIE about something like that ?

    It is the EXACT equivalent of informing all the American people that it was SWEDEN (not Japan)who launched the attack on Pearl Harbor.

    This is “Terror Fraud” of the most heinous kind imaginable, Ms Rowley.Every single individual complicit in this evil deception should be in federal prison or Guantanamo Bay.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAD BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    I also recall, like it was yesterday, the absolute certainty of the impending IMMINENT THREAT of “mushroom clouds” and WMD’s launched against our major cities by SADDAM, if we did not attack Iraq , ASAP.

    This was reported to every single American citizen, by every major news outlet, as GODS HONEST TRUTH.

    This is “War Fraud”, Ms, Rowley, heinous lying ….WAR FRAUD….the greatest crime imaginable.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    Unbelievable.

    I recall too, our titanic subprime meltdown fiasco, like it was yesterday.

    How they managed to give a TRIPLE A rating, to worthless subprime bundles,and sell them around the world, like GOLD,…or how CITI kept the entire record of its subprime trades, OFF BOOK….deceiving its investors……

    This is BANKING FRAUD, Ms. Rowley…..it is crystal clear..

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    These acts of heinous fraud are responsible for vaporizing nearly FIFTEEN TRILLION DOLLARS of taxpayer money….and doing such inestimable damage to our nation’s balance sheet, both our currency and our bonds may now be in jeopardy.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    These acts of heinous “criminal” fraud, have caused immense suffering to hundreds of millions of innocent people around the world…wholly INNOCENT people .

    Unconscionable, “heartbreaking” suffering…Ms. Rowley.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    The question that lingers here, Ms. Rowley, is if the FBI won’t do their job, WHEN IT REALLY MATTERS, why do we even need the FBI at all ?

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    The criminals in government are never and will never be held accountable.

    September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-2001-the-15th-anniversary-of-the-crime-and-cover-up-of-the-century/5544414

    Sep 5, 2016 9/11 Suspects: Rudy Giuliani

    Mayor Giuliani oversaw the illegal destruction of the 9/11 crime scene and is criminally liable for the deaths of hundreds of emergency workers for not passing on prior warnings about the collapses of the Twin Towers.

    https://youtu.be/Cl85JSvDmsA
    , @JerseyJeffersonian
    The answer to your final question is, sadly, the FBI leadership, safely entrusted into the care of the fixers and sycophants such as Mueller and Comey, is assuring that the job that they want done is done; cover the tracks, obfuscate the truth, destroy the evidence so the perpetrators can walk away without their clothing mussed. If this is carried off with some degree of finesse, the FBI's institutional power and reputation will succeed in shielding the criminals. It's been working just great so far for the criminals. I hope the wheels come off of the scam. I guess we shall see how clever and authoritative Trump and Sessions really can be.

    Personally, I don't care much for Trump, but as he was legitimately elected as President of the Republic, this whole exercise amounts to a coup d'etat, and I care way, way less for that. Let slip the dogs of war.
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  22. CK says:
    @geokat62

    The 9/11 myth is a multi-layered deception. Those within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult include the following:
     
    Not sure anyone would accuse Philip Giraldi (former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the CIA) of someone who is "within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult":

    If there had been such a gathering, I would imagine that the Washington Post would have found out about it on the next day as intelligence officers are gregarious and like to talk. This has been my principal problem with the debate in some quarters about the 9/11 Commission. Their report did indeed miss many important angles in order to protect certain governmental interests, but if there had been a genuine conspiracy involving what must have been hundreds of people to demolish the Twin Towers with explosives, it surely would have leaked long ago.

    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/do-high-level-leaks-suggest-a-conspiracy/
     

    The secrets of Bletchley Park and the breaking of enigma were kept for over 30 years by thousands of people.

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  23. annamaria says:
    @Dan Hayes
    As Colleen Rowley has so thoroughly and unequivocally demonstrated here, both Comey and Mueller are living examples of the Peter Principle (that managers rise to the level of their incompetence).

    Peter Principle – “managers rise to the level of their incompetence.”

    Particularly when the incompetence is profitable for the influential moneymakers and powerbrokers. A sample: “Terrorism: A Thriving Industry for US-NATO Coalition” http://www.globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-terrorism-a-thriving-industry-for-us-nato-coalition/5594198
    “For years, the UK has been pouring millions into the Syrian opposition. In 2012, the British Foreign Secretary at the time, William Hague, admitted that Britain had been helping the Syrian rebels in a “practical and non-lethal way,” and vowed to increase British assistance. As the Independent noted, this non-lethal aid consisted of Britain sending the Syrian opposition £8m-worth of body armour, vehicles with ballistic protection, trucks, forklift trucks, communications equipment, laptops, water purification kits and other equipment needed to fight a war. In 2013, a report claimed that Britain was involved in an operation with other European states and the US to send the Syrian rebels 3,000 tons of weapons, sent in 75 planeloads, from Zagreb to the rebels.”

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  24. Agent76 says:
    @geokat62

    The 9/11 myth is a multi-layered deception. Those within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult include the following:
     
    Not sure anyone would accuse Philip Giraldi (former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the CIA) of someone who is "within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult":

    If there had been such a gathering, I would imagine that the Washington Post would have found out about it on the next day as intelligence officers are gregarious and like to talk. This has been my principal problem with the debate in some quarters about the 9/11 Commission. Their report did indeed miss many important angles in order to protect certain governmental interests, but if there had been a genuine conspiracy involving what must have been hundreds of people to demolish the Twin Towers with explosives, it surely would have leaked long ago.

    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/do-high-level-leaks-suggest-a-conspiracy/
     

    You should read verify anything and everything as I have and also share this with others. Sources are in the link’s at the bottom of the web page as well.

    September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    The nicely-sectioned steel beams and girders were soon ordered by New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-2001-the-15th-anniversary-of-the-crime-and-cover-up-of-the-century/5544414

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    The criminal enterprise is on the go with the criminals (supported by the moneyed) wandering free and listen to: http://www.voltairenet.org/article196617.html
    "On the pro-Islamism side, we note the presence, for the United States, of John Brennan (ex-Director of the CIA) and his ex-subordinates Avril Haines and David Cohen (financing of terrorism). For the United Kingdom, Sir John Sawers (ex-Director of MI6 and a long-time protector of the Brotherhood) and General Nicholas Houghton (ex-Chief of Staff, who prepared the land invasion of Syria). For France, General Benoît Puga (ex-Chief of Staff for the Elysée and commander of the Special Forces in Syria) and Bruno Tertrais (neo-conservative strategist for the Ministry of Defence). Finally, for the private sector, Henry Kravis (Director of the investment fund KKR, and unofficial treasurer for Daesh) and General David Petraeus (co-founder of Daesh)."

    More on the same: "...the people who organised the Caliphate in order to cut the « Silk Road » in Iraq and Syria, and then the war in Ukraine in order to cut the « new Silk Road », are preparing, preventatively, to open a third front in the Philippines and a fourth in Venezuela in order to cut off other communiction projects."
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  25. Agent76 says:
    @Anonymous
    As a big factor in Comey's thinking just before the election when new material possibly pertinent to Clinton's irregullarities came to FBI attention would have been his own self interest it seems reasonable to suppose that both his embarrassment of Clinton by his communication to Congress and his exoneration of her were part of a process which began with "how bad could it be for me if Clinton wins [as I sulppose she will] and something really bad turns up from the investigation of the emails?". Then, given it was true, the exonerating statement is a no brainer (he restores his position as well as he can with Clinton in case she wins and he inly diminishes his credit with Trump slightly if Trumo wins).

    Anonymous allot folks just do not know the history of the FBI on purpose through government schooling and propaganda.

    Friday 30 March 2012 Enemies: A History of the FBI – review The ominous power and scandalous history of the FBI

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/mar/30/enemies-fbi-history-weiner-review

    Jul 7, 2016 Justice Vs. “Just Us”: Of Course the FBI Let Hillary off the Hook

    The only thing that surprises me is that anyone is surprised by this.

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  26. Agent76 says:
    @Priss Factor
    Deep State messes up and sheeple run wild.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P395KqTvXw

    Nice share and this is one my favorites.

    Sheep go “Baa!”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7Q-bDwbkPY

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  27. Agent76 says:
    @alexander
    Dear Ms. Rowley,

    Thank you for an excellent and informative article.

    What happens to the meaning of the rule of law, what happens to the integrity of our nation , and its future, when its leading "crime fighters" wholly abdicate their role to engage and confront the greatest of crimes ever foisted on the American People in the history of our nation ?

    "Terror Fraud".
    "War Fraud ."
    and "Banking Fraud."

    What happens, Ms. Rowley ?

    I , for one, remember like it was yesterday, when we were all told "with resolute certainty" it was SADDAM HUSSEIN who launched the "anthrax attacks" against Senator Leahy's and Tom Brokaw's offices. The entire media was wholly complicit in driving home this TRUTH....they even went so far as to analyze the composite structures of the "anthrax spores" showing a "dead match" with the strains known to be in Iraq.

    At the time,I believed them completely....Why wouldn't I ?.

    My God, Ms. Rowley, who would ever LIE about something like that ?

    It is the EXACT equivalent of informing all the American people that it was SWEDEN (not Japan)who launched the attack on Pearl Harbor.

    This is "Terror Fraud" of the most heinous kind imaginable, Ms Rowley.Every single individual complicit in this evil deception should be in federal prison or Guantanamo Bay.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAD BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    I also recall, like it was yesterday, the absolute certainty of the impending IMMINENT THREAT of "mushroom clouds" and WMD's launched against our major cities by SADDAM, if we did not attack Iraq , ASAP.

    This was reported to every single American citizen, by every major news outlet, as GODS HONEST TRUTH.

    This is "War Fraud", Ms, Rowley, heinous lying ....WAR FRAUD....the greatest crime imaginable.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    Unbelievable.

    I recall too, our titanic subprime meltdown fiasco, like it was yesterday.

    How they managed to give a TRIPLE A rating, to worthless subprime bundles,and sell them around the world, like GOLD,...or how CITI kept the entire record of its subprime trades, OFF BOOK....deceiving its investors......

    This is BANKING FRAUD, Ms. Rowley.....it is crystal clear..

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    These acts of heinous fraud are responsible for vaporizing nearly FIFTEEN TRILLION DOLLARS of taxpayer money....and doing such inestimable damage to our nation's balance sheet, both our currency and our bonds may now be in jeopardy.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    These acts of heinous "criminal" fraud, have caused immense suffering to hundreds of millions of innocent people around the world...wholly INNOCENT people .

    Unconscionable, "heartbreaking" suffering...Ms. Rowley.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    The question that lingers here, Ms. Rowley, is if the FBI won't do their job, WHEN IT REALLY MATTERS, why do we even need the FBI at all ?

    The criminals in government are never and will never be held accountable.

    September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-2001-the-15th-anniversary-of-the-crime-and-cover-up-of-the-century/5544414

    Sep 5, 2016 9/11 Suspects: Rudy Giuliani

    Mayor Giuliani oversaw the illegal destruction of the 9/11 crime scene and is criminally liable for the deaths of hundreds of emergency workers for not passing on prior warnings about the collapses of the Twin Towers.

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    It seems totally unbelievable.

    I recall reading a 2005(6?) Vanity Fair article that shocked me to the core.

    According to the article ,in this one camp in "Iraq" where our troops had been stationed, KBR, a subsidiary of Halliburton, had been billing out to the taxpayer (perhaps for years) for full meals for FORTY THOUSAND TROOPS....but they were only actually feeding EIGHT THOUSAND.

    Unbelievable !!


    Excuse my french,...but I remember thinking "What the F#ck is going on here....."

    "What are these people doing ?."

    I mean is the the "exception"....... or the RULE. ?!?

    These people not only DEFRAUD us into a catastrophic WAR, they actually have the gall to pilfer and rob US BLIND in the process, every which way til Sunday ?

    These people are absolutely DISGRACEFUL human beings.

    The WORST of the WORST.

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  28. gda says:

    Remember when Trump applied labels to each of his opponents, then devastated them? “Little Marco” et al? Now there’s “Comey the Leaker”

    Forever in our minds. Comey the Leaker.

    Wasn’t that a song in the 60′s? By the Who?

    They call me ‘The Leaker’
    I’ve been searching low and high
    I won’t get to get what I’m after
    Till the day I die

    People tend to hate me
    ‘Cause I never smile
    As I ransack their homes
    They wanna shake my hand

    Focusing on nowhere
    Investigating miles
    I’m a leaker
    I’m a really desperate man

    I won’t get to get what I’m after
    Till the day I die

    Rather appropriate, is it not?

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  29. alexander says:
    @Agent76
    The criminals in government are never and will never be held accountable.

    September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-2001-the-15th-anniversary-of-the-crime-and-cover-up-of-the-century/5544414

    Sep 5, 2016 9/11 Suspects: Rudy Giuliani

    Mayor Giuliani oversaw the illegal destruction of the 9/11 crime scene and is criminally liable for the deaths of hundreds of emergency workers for not passing on prior warnings about the collapses of the Twin Towers.

    https://youtu.be/Cl85JSvDmsA

    It seems totally unbelievable.

    I recall reading a 2005(6?) Vanity Fair article that shocked me to the core.

    According to the article ,in this one camp in “Iraq” where our troops had been stationed, KBR, a subsidiary of Halliburton, had been billing out to the taxpayer (perhaps for years) for full meals for FORTY THOUSAND TROOPS….but they were only actually feeding EIGHT THOUSAND.

    Unbelievable !!

    Excuse my french,…but I remember thinking “What the F#ck is going on here…..”

    “What are these people doing ?.”

    I mean is the the “exception”……. or the RULE. ?!?

    These people not only DEFRAUD us into a catastrophic WAR, they actually have the gall to pilfer and rob US BLIND in the process, every which way til Sunday ?

    These people are absolutely DISGRACEFUL human beings.

    The WORST of the WORST.

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    Support the troops (the USA style): http://thesaker.is/russian-general-staff-briefing-on-the-situation-in-syria-english-subtitles/
    From comment section:
    "...the forces of the US Coalition, read US Armed Forces, are actively aiding and assisting ISIL in their fight against Syria."
    "... the Russians are able to say that the civil war is over and the SAA is basically just fighting ISIS and Al Nusra."
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  30. annamaria says:
    @Agent76
    You should read verify anything and everything as I have and also share this with others. Sources are in the link's at the bottom of the web page as well.

    September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    The nicely-sectioned steel beams and girders were soon ordered by New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-2001-the-15th-anniversary-of-the-crime-and-cover-up-of-the-century/5544414

    The criminal enterprise is on the go with the criminals (supported by the moneyed) wandering free and listen to: http://www.voltairenet.org/article196617.html
    “On the pro-Islamism side, we note the presence, for the United States, of John Brennan (ex-Director of the CIA) and his ex-subordinates Avril Haines and David Cohen (financing of terrorism). For the United Kingdom, Sir John Sawers (ex-Director of MI6 and a long-time protector of the Brotherhood) and General Nicholas Houghton (ex-Chief of Staff, who prepared the land invasion of Syria). For France, General Benoît Puga (ex-Chief of Staff for the Elysée and commander of the Special Forces in Syria) and Bruno Tertrais (neo-conservative strategist for the Ministry of Defence). Finally, for the private sector, Henry Kravis (Director of the investment fund KKR, and unofficial treasurer for Daesh) and General David Petraeus (co-founder of Daesh).”

    More on the same: “…the people who organised the Caliphate in order to cut the « Silk Road » in Iraq and Syria, and then the war in Ukraine in order to cut the « new Silk Road », are preparing, preventatively, to open a third front in the Philippines and a fourth in Venezuela in order to cut off other communiction projects.”

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    This will be something you will want to create a file and share with others.

    Sep 5, 2016 9/11 Suspects: Rudy Giuliani

    Mayor Giuliani oversaw the illegal destruction of the 9/11 crime scene and is criminally liable for the deaths of hundreds of emergency workers for not passing on prior warnings about the collapses of the Twin Towers.

    https://youtu.be/Cl85JSvDmsA

    September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-

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  31. annamaria says:
    @alexander
    It seems totally unbelievable.

    I recall reading a 2005(6?) Vanity Fair article that shocked me to the core.

    According to the article ,in this one camp in "Iraq" where our troops had been stationed, KBR, a subsidiary of Halliburton, had been billing out to the taxpayer (perhaps for years) for full meals for FORTY THOUSAND TROOPS....but they were only actually feeding EIGHT THOUSAND.

    Unbelievable !!


    Excuse my french,...but I remember thinking "What the F#ck is going on here....."

    "What are these people doing ?."

    I mean is the the "exception"....... or the RULE. ?!?

    These people not only DEFRAUD us into a catastrophic WAR, they actually have the gall to pilfer and rob US BLIND in the process, every which way til Sunday ?

    These people are absolutely DISGRACEFUL human beings.

    The WORST of the WORST.

    Support the troops (the USA style): http://thesaker.is/russian-general-staff-briefing-on-the-situation-in-syria-english-subtitles/
    From comment section:
    “…the forces of the US Coalition, read US Armed Forces, are actively aiding and assisting ISIL in their fight against Syria.”
    “… the Russians are able to say that the civil war is over and the SAA is basically just fighting ISIS and Al Nusra.”

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  32. Agent76 says:
    @annamaria
    The criminal enterprise is on the go with the criminals (supported by the moneyed) wandering free and listen to: http://www.voltairenet.org/article196617.html
    "On the pro-Islamism side, we note the presence, for the United States, of John Brennan (ex-Director of the CIA) and his ex-subordinates Avril Haines and David Cohen (financing of terrorism). For the United Kingdom, Sir John Sawers (ex-Director of MI6 and a long-time protector of the Brotherhood) and General Nicholas Houghton (ex-Chief of Staff, who prepared the land invasion of Syria). For France, General Benoît Puga (ex-Chief of Staff for the Elysée and commander of the Special Forces in Syria) and Bruno Tertrais (neo-conservative strategist for the Ministry of Defence). Finally, for the private sector, Henry Kravis (Director of the investment fund KKR, and unofficial treasurer for Daesh) and General David Petraeus (co-founder of Daesh)."

    More on the same: "...the people who organised the Caliphate in order to cut the « Silk Road » in Iraq and Syria, and then the war in Ukraine in order to cut the « new Silk Road », are preparing, preventatively, to open a third front in the Philippines and a fourth in Venezuela in order to cut off other communiction projects."

    This will be something you will want to create a file and share with others.

    Sep 5, 2016 9/11 Suspects: Rudy Giuliani

    Mayor Giuliani oversaw the illegal destruction of the 9/11 crime scene and is criminally liable for the deaths of hundreds of emergency workers for not passing on prior warnings about the collapses of the Twin Towers.

    September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-

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    As you appear to be an assiduous 9/11 truther you might care to tell me how much of the 9/11 Commission report you have read and wbat I should infer from the ĺevidence in Chapter 8 of many warnings and apprehensions by the various agencies in the lead up to 9/11.

    I followed the link in the article about the sysyem "blinking red" and read a lot of interesting stuff at http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/911/report/911Report_Ch8.pdf

    While truther versions differ enormously and are often mutually contradictory they do all require an explanation for how all the red flags mentioned in that chapter could have been arranged and arranged to be ignored as part of the great inside job.

    Assuming that the famous events of 9/11 were the only major attacks by Al Qaeda being planned in the three our four months before 9/11 there is naturally a question or two that arises about all tbe excitable messages that seem to have led to nothing. But that is surely not nearly as problematic as believing that all the traffic and warnings were part of the inside conspirators' plot.

    One frequent theme of truthers is dismissiveness of the idea that Osama bin Laden (allegedly ill in one unsupported formulation) from his hideout in Afghanistan could have orchesteated 9/11. Why it should be harder to believe possuble than it is too believe in an elaborate insiders' conspiracy escapes me. All that Al Qaeda had to do was conceive the idea of highjacking civil aircraft and forcing them to fly into buildings, identify which of its hundreds or thousands of potential suicide attackers could be relied on to go to the US and learn to fly a medium size civil aircraft and then give them the few thousand dollars they needed to set up the attacks.

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  33. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Agent76
    This will be something you will want to create a file and share with others.

    Sep 5, 2016 9/11 Suspects: Rudy Giuliani

    Mayor Giuliani oversaw the illegal destruction of the 9/11 crime scene and is criminally liable for the deaths of hundreds of emergency workers for not passing on prior warnings about the collapses of the Twin Towers.

    https://youtu.be/Cl85JSvDmsA

    September 07, 2016 September 11, 2001: The 15th Anniversary of the Crime and Cover-up of the Century “What Really Happened”?

    New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to be trucked away and shipped to China – an order that constitutes disturbing a crime scene – which is a federal crime.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/september-11-

    As you appear to be an assiduous 9/11 truther you might care to tell me how much of the 9/11 Commission report you have read and wbat I should infer from the ĺevidence in Chapter 8 of many warnings and apprehensions by the various agencies in the lead up to 9/11.

    I followed the link in the article about the sysyem “blinking red” and read a lot of interesting stuff at http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/911/report/911Report_Ch8.pdf

    While truther versions differ enormously and are often mutually contradictory they do all require an explanation for how all the red flags mentioned in that chapter could have been arranged and arranged to be ignored as part of the great inside job.

    Assuming that the famous events of 9/11 were the only major attacks by Al Qaeda being planned in the three our four months before 9/11 there is naturally a question or two that arises about all tbe excitable messages that seem to have led to nothing. But that is surely not nearly as problematic as believing that all the traffic and warnings were part of the inside conspirators’ plot.

    One frequent theme of truthers is dismissiveness of the idea that Osama bin Laden (allegedly ill in one unsupported formulation) from his hideout in Afghanistan could have orchesteated 9/11. Why it should be harder to believe possuble than it is too believe in an elaborate insiders’ conspiracy escapes me. All that Al Qaeda had to do was conceive the idea of highjacking civil aircraft and forcing them to fly into buildings, identify which of its hundreds or thousands of potential suicide attackers could be relied on to go to the US and learn to fly a medium size civil aircraft and then give them the few thousand dollars they needed to set up the attacks.

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    Why it should be harder to believe possuble than it is too believe in an elaborate insiders’ conspiracy escapes me. All that Al Qaeda had to do was conceive the idea of highjacking civil aircraft and forcing them to fly into buildings, identify which of its hundreds or thousands of potential suicide attackers could be relied on to go to the US and learn to fly a medium size civil aircraft and then give them the few thousand dollars they needed to set up the attacks.
     
    The characteristic typo-laced, soporific prose defeats the gee whiz attempt to go all anonymous, but is nevertheless a good example of a common but fallacious argument type known as special pleading.

    And so, fortified with a good night's sleep behind me, and some special java before me, I will now reply with some special sarcasm.

    1. I don't know where the idea was conceived of flying an aircraft into a building, and former National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice didn't know either. Fortunately for her, she was allowed to amend, retract, modify her statement that "No one could have imagined..." terrorists might do such a thing before she testified to the always vigilant 9/11 Commission.

    2. Everyone would agree, of course, that if Al Qaeda or one of its mysterious affiliates decided to train some suicide pilots for an attack on the United States, it would make much more sense to send them right into the U.S. for their training, where they might more easily attract the attention of the various U.S. intelligence and security services, than to have them complete their basic pilot training in Europe or Asia, where they would have a much better chance of operating anonymously.

    And we get this insight from an expert on anonymity, right Wiz?

    3. The really cool part is how Al Qaeda was able to get the mayor of NYC to clean up all the evidence and ship it to China. OK, so Giuliani's clean-up crews missed one incriminating magic passport...nobody said these guys were perfect.

    4. Still OK too that these guys never did learn to fly even a small plane very well, let alone "a medium size civil aircraft," according to their instructors, and those who evaluated the skill of at least one of these so-called pilots, but that reported lack of skill apparently didn't prevent the suicidal Muslim maniacs from flying a 767 like no one else could, making that plane do things that Boeing couldn't imagine, and that experienced pilots like John Lear have said was impossible.

    5. 'Good thing too the "few thousand dollars" apparently left enough spare change for the devout Muslims to squeeze in a few lap dances before flying off to their date with all the heavenly virgins.

    6. Finally, this "anonymous" poster seems blissfully unaware of author Rowley's previous assertion that FBI personnel joked that some of their higher-up colleagues must have been working for Osama bin Laden:

    During the early aftermath of September 11th, when I happened to be recounting the pre–September 11th events[...] jokes were actually made that the key FBI HQ personnel had to be spies or moles like Robert Hanssen who were actually working for Osama Bin Laden to have so undercut Minneapolis's effort.)
     
    Yep, that's all they had to do: subvert the FBI, recruit the mayor of NYC, defeat the USAF, and fly those Boeings like nobody on Earth could...

    'Easy as shooting fish in a barrel...anonymously, of course.
    , @Agent76
    If you never read informative books you will always be played by governments!

    September 11, 2016 Al Qaeda: The Data Base

    Shortly before his untimely death, former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook told the House of Commons that “Al Qaeda” is not really a terrorist group but a database of international mujaheddin and arms smugglers used by the CIA and Saudis to funnel guerrillas, arms, and money into Soviet-occupied Afghanistan. Courtesy of World Affairs, a journal based in New Delhi, WMR can bring you an important excerpt from an Apr.-Jun. 2004 article by Pierre-Henry Bunel, a former agent for French military intelligence.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/al-qaeda-the-database-2/24738

    Zbigniew Brzezinski Taliban Pakistan Afghanistan pep talk 1979

    In 1979 Carters National Security Advisor, Zbigniew Brzezinski went into Pakistans border regions with Afghanistan to give a little pep talk to some prospective majehadeen (Holy Warriors).

    https://youtu.be/nA-5T2l54_8
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  34. Che Guava says:
    @Che Guava
    This was an interesting article.

    Counterpunch does publish many iInteresting articles, once upon a time, I was to considering subscription to the print edition, but no credit card, and the 80 to 90% idiocy on the site,

    The article at the link below is not unrepresentative, though it is at the bottom end of the scale.

    https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/09/lessons-from-portlands-clashes-with-fascists

    Reply, agree, disagree etc. should also include ‘Thanks’, but thanks for that.

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  35. […] The Unz Review: Comey and Mueller: Russiagate’s Mythical Heroes COLEEN ROWLEY […]

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  36. annamaria says:

    A battle cry: http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47223.htm

    “We need more jobs, a better stock market, no unnecessary wars, the end of government-mandated multiculturalism and diversity, rebuilt infrastructure, elimination of illegal aliens and street gangs, a border wall, lower taxes, the repeal of hate-speech laws, fairer trade, a lengthy ban on all immigration, an end to abortion, and minimal federal regulations. All of these things are indispensable.
    But more urgently important than all of these needs, Mr. Trump, is for Americans to see you and Attorney General Sessions vigorously use the now unenforced law to, figuratively, draw a vast effusion of blood from the utterly lawless American elite. Both of you already have in your possessions the basis for indictments of:
    –James Comey for perjury, and he and all FBI officials who conspired with him to support the Clinton campaign
    –All three Clintons, both Obamas, and Loretta Lynch
    –The Clinton Foundation, its leadership team, some of its contributors, and all of the State Department and other national government officials who willing aided the Foundation while Clinton was Secretary of State
    –John Podesta and his DNC leadership team
    –Eric Holder and all those DoJ officials involved in Fast&Furious
    –Lois Learner and the IRS officials who persecuted conservatives
    –All leakers of classified information, most especially serving and former senior U.S. Intelligence Community officials
    –George Soros and all U.S.-citizen, billionaire big shots who fund the violence of Democratic demonstrators
    –All the Democratic operatives who have rigged voter lists and otherwise assisted the dead and illegal aliens to vote
    –All of the mayors, governors, judges, police chiefs, ministers, priests, NGOs, and university leaders who establish and maintain “sanctuary” domains
    –The people who killed DNC employee Seth Rich, as well those responsible for the long list of murders of people who crossed the Clintons…

    If you fail to do so, you leave Americans only one option. Their legitimate means of eliminating the gangster-elite, when the law fails or is not applied, is provided by our Founders and the 1st and 2nd Amendments they bequeathed to their posterity.
    And after all is said and done, Mr. President and Judge Sessions, if you fail to do your constitutional duty, or are prevented from doing it, the gangster-elite will quickly come to understand why the Lord allowed men of ingenuity and skill to create the AR-15.”

    Michael F. Scheuer is a former CIA intelligence officer, American blogger, author, foreign policy critic, and political analyst. He is currently an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s Center for Peace and Security Studies. http://non-intervention.com

    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47223.htm

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  37. MarkinLA says:
    @Anonymous
    Actually what is right about your post ia that it draws attention to the likelihood that the President would have recordings of all such conversations (not ones when he says "come for a walk with me while I stretch my legs in the garden") and that, anyway, a canny fellow like Comey would assume so and, accordingly, make notes immediately afterwards to ensure that he was right on all the key points. Which all leads to the conclusion that recordings would bear out Comey.

    If there is a recording, then why do you need a memo? Why leak what you claim what was said? If you get anything wrong it will show you to be a liar.

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    The answer to your first question - though I suspect you mean it to be rhetorical - is obvious. You make notes because you don't have access to the recording.

    Why "leak" ls a tendentious question. He also gave evidence to Congress. But the substantive answer is that
    (a) he took notes which he was sufficiently confident were correct that he was happy to quote them,
    and/or
    (b) that he was confident the President wouldn't disclose the recordings and that if he did it would be damaging to the President's credit.

    I would add that there should be no surprise that a sensible person should want to have an accurate record of his conversations with the President.

    I have omitted one possibility, viz. that the President said such potentially embarrassing things that Comey could lie freely knowing that the President woulfn't call him out. But that would run the risk that only the narrowly relevant part of the recording would have to be disclosed.
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  38. Sparkon says:
    @Anonymous
    As you appear to be an assiduous 9/11 truther you might care to tell me how much of the 9/11 Commission report you have read and wbat I should infer from the ĺevidence in Chapter 8 of many warnings and apprehensions by the various agencies in the lead up to 9/11.

    I followed the link in the article about the sysyem "blinking red" and read a lot of interesting stuff at http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/911/report/911Report_Ch8.pdf

    While truther versions differ enormously and are often mutually contradictory they do all require an explanation for how all the red flags mentioned in that chapter could have been arranged and arranged to be ignored as part of the great inside job.

    Assuming that the famous events of 9/11 were the only major attacks by Al Qaeda being planned in the three our four months before 9/11 there is naturally a question or two that arises about all tbe excitable messages that seem to have led to nothing. But that is surely not nearly as problematic as believing that all the traffic and warnings were part of the inside conspirators' plot.

    One frequent theme of truthers is dismissiveness of the idea that Osama bin Laden (allegedly ill in one unsupported formulation) from his hideout in Afghanistan could have orchesteated 9/11. Why it should be harder to believe possuble than it is too believe in an elaborate insiders' conspiracy escapes me. All that Al Qaeda had to do was conceive the idea of highjacking civil aircraft and forcing them to fly into buildings, identify which of its hundreds or thousands of potential suicide attackers could be relied on to go to the US and learn to fly a medium size civil aircraft and then give them the few thousand dollars they needed to set up the attacks.

    Why it should be harder to believe possuble than it is too believe in an elaborate insiders’ conspiracy escapes me. All that Al Qaeda had to do was conceive the idea of highjacking civil aircraft and forcing them to fly into buildings, identify which of its hundreds or thousands of potential suicide attackers could be relied on to go to the US and learn to fly a medium size civil aircraft and then give them the few thousand dollars they needed to set up the attacks.

    The characteristic typo-laced, soporific prose defeats the gee whiz attempt to go all anonymous, but is nevertheless a good example of a common but fallacious argument type known as special pleading.

    And so, fortified with a good night’s sleep behind me, and some special java before me, I will now reply with some special sarcasm.

    1. I don’t know where the idea was conceived of flying an aircraft into a building, and former National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice didn’t know either. Fortunately for her, she was allowed to amend, retract, modify her statement that “No one could have imagined…” terrorists might do such a thing before she testified to the always vigilant 9/11 Commission.

    2. Everyone would agree, of course, that if Al Qaeda or one of its mysterious affiliates decided to train some suicide pilots for an attack on the United States, it would make much more sense to send them right into the U.S. for their training, where they might more easily attract the attention of the various U.S. intelligence and security services, than to have them complete their basic pilot training in Europe or Asia, where they would have a much better chance of operating anonymously.

    And we get this insight from an expert on anonymity, right Wiz?

    3. The really cool part is how Al Qaeda was able to get the mayor of NYC to clean up all the evidence and ship it to China. OK, so Giuliani’s clean-up crews missed one incriminating magic passport…nobody said these guys were perfect.

    4. Still OK too that these guys never did learn to fly even a small plane very well, let alone “a medium size civil aircraft,” according to their instructors, and those who evaluated the skill of at least one of these so-called pilots, but that reported lack of skill apparently didn’t prevent the suicidal Muslim maniacs from flying a 767 like no one else could, making that plane do things that Boeing couldn’t imagine, and that experienced pilots like John Lear have said was impossible.

    5. ‘Good thing too the “few thousand dollars” apparently left enough spare change for the devout Muslims to squeeze in a few lap dances before flying off to their date with all the heavenly virgins.

    6. Finally, this “anonymous” poster seems blissfully unaware of author Rowley’s previous assertion that FBI personnel joked that some of their higher-up colleagues must have been working for Osama bin Laden:

    During the early aftermath of September 11th, when I happened to be recounting the pre–September 11th events[...] jokes were actually made that the key FBI HQ personnel had to be spies or moles like Robert Hanssen who were actually working for Osama Bin Laden to have so undercut Minneapolis’s effort.)

    Yep, that’s all they had to do: subvert the FBI, recruit the mayor of NYC, defeat the USAF, and fly those Boeings like nobody on Earth could…

    ‘Easy as shooting fish in a barrel…anonymously, of course.

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    [Too many typos]

    That's not a good advrrtisement for a good night's sleep. Now tell us all what you acttually regard as the essential truths of the 9/11 story.

    And please try a sensible explanation of where all those Chapter 8 warnings fitted in.
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  39. @alexander
    Dear Ms. Rowley,

    Thank you for an excellent and informative article.

    What happens to the meaning of the rule of law, what happens to the integrity of our nation , and its future, when its leading "crime fighters" wholly abdicate their role to engage and confront the greatest of crimes ever foisted on the American People in the history of our nation ?

    "Terror Fraud".
    "War Fraud ."
    and "Banking Fraud."

    What happens, Ms. Rowley ?

    I , for one, remember like it was yesterday, when we were all told "with resolute certainty" it was SADDAM HUSSEIN who launched the "anthrax attacks" against Senator Leahy's and Tom Brokaw's offices. The entire media was wholly complicit in driving home this TRUTH....they even went so far as to analyze the composite structures of the "anthrax spores" showing a "dead match" with the strains known to be in Iraq.

    At the time,I believed them completely....Why wouldn't I ?.

    My God, Ms. Rowley, who would ever LIE about something like that ?

    It is the EXACT equivalent of informing all the American people that it was SWEDEN (not Japan)who launched the attack on Pearl Harbor.

    This is "Terror Fraud" of the most heinous kind imaginable, Ms Rowley.Every single individual complicit in this evil deception should be in federal prison or Guantanamo Bay.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAD BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    I also recall, like it was yesterday, the absolute certainty of the impending IMMINENT THREAT of "mushroom clouds" and WMD's launched against our major cities by SADDAM, if we did not attack Iraq , ASAP.

    This was reported to every single American citizen, by every major news outlet, as GODS HONEST TRUTH.

    This is "War Fraud", Ms, Rowley, heinous lying ....WAR FRAUD....the greatest crime imaginable.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    Unbelievable.

    I recall too, our titanic subprime meltdown fiasco, like it was yesterday.

    How they managed to give a TRIPLE A rating, to worthless subprime bundles,and sell them around the world, like GOLD,...or how CITI kept the entire record of its subprime trades, OFF BOOK....deceiving its investors......

    This is BANKING FRAUD, Ms. Rowley.....it is crystal clear..

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    These acts of heinous fraud are responsible for vaporizing nearly FIFTEEN TRILLION DOLLARS of taxpayer money....and doing such inestimable damage to our nation's balance sheet, both our currency and our bonds may now be in jeopardy.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    These acts of heinous "criminal" fraud, have caused immense suffering to hundreds of millions of innocent people around the world...wholly INNOCENT people .

    Unconscionable, "heartbreaking" suffering...Ms. Rowley.

    YET NOT ONE PERSON HAS BEEN HELD TO ACCOUNT.

    The question that lingers here, Ms. Rowley, is if the FBI won't do their job, WHEN IT REALLY MATTERS, why do we even need the FBI at all ?

    The answer to your final question is, sadly, the FBI leadership, safely entrusted into the care of the fixers and sycophants such as Mueller and Comey, is assuring that the job that they want done is done; cover the tracks, obfuscate the truth, destroy the evidence so the perpetrators can walk away without their clothing mussed. If this is carried off with some degree of finesse, the FBI’s institutional power and reputation will succeed in shielding the criminals. It’s been working just great so far for the criminals. I hope the wheels come off of the scam. I guess we shall see how clever and authoritative Trump and Sessions really can be.

    Personally, I don’t care much for Trump, but as he was legitimately elected as President of the Republic, this whole exercise amounts to a coup d’etat, and I care way, way less for that. Let slip the dogs of war.

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    I agree.

    But where is the threshold in all this ?

    At what point does this massive pilfering of our nation's wealth lead to the complete collapse of the balance sheet of the country ?

    At what point, Jersey Jeffersonian ?

    At what point does the FBI's (or ANY government agency's) inaction in holding those who have defrauded us to account, lead to the complete insolvency of our nation ?

    Let's look at the KBR "pilfer" in Iraq (as one example), and analyze it for a moment, so we can understand what's going on.

    8000 troops stationed at this one "camp"...Okay ?

    For arguments sake, lets say it costs the taxpayer one hundred dollars to feed one soldier per day.

    (just for arguments sake).

    8000 (troops) x $100 = $800,000.00 per day .

    Yet KBR was billing out, to the taxpayer, for 40,000 troops.(32,000 of which, did not EXIST)

    40,000(troops) x $ 100= $4,000,000.00 per day.

    This represents a pilfering of taxpayer money of 3.2 million dollars per day by KBR..Correct?

    This is pure profit for the"defrauders" and heinous debt for the taxpayer.

    Lets look at it over time...Every TEN DAYS...this represents THIRTY TWO MILLION DOLLARS in "Pilfering"..and every hundred days.... THREE HUNDRED AND TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS in PURE PROFIT pilfered from the taxpayer and pocketed by the KBR oligarchs.

    This was just one camp, and just one issue, food.

    This is THE PROBLEM, Jersey.

    The whole REASON why the UNITED STATES is over TWENTY TRILLION DOLLARS in debt today, is because all the "internal mechanisms" to RESTRAIN this kind of behavior is GONE.

    Vanished.

    The last bastion our country HAD to PROTECT US from this "heinous defrauding"...., the FBI, ....is AWOL....absent at the wheel...

    "Adios Amigos "

    Its death to the United States,(from within) by a "thousand cuts".

    It's a national nightmare, and a supreme tragedy for us all.
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  40. Svigor says:

    Don’t forget the conviction of Martha Stewart; given what’s being revealed about Comey, that conviction is cast in a new light.

    The mythology of this episode, repeated endlessly throughout the press, is that Comey and Mueller did something significant and lasting in that hospital room. They didn’t. Only the legal rationale for their unconstitutional actions was tweaked.

    Sounds like Comey-Mueller won a great victory for Bureaucrats Covering Their Asses. Congrats boys.

    According to Jonathan Turley, one of the best and most respected legal experts, Comey may have violated the law using his professor friend to leak what he thought was an incriminating memorandum documenting Trump’s “hope” that he would lay off Flynn because Flynn was a “good guy.

    It doesn’t take an expert to know that Comey broke the law. Federal law makes a crime of sharing info gained from federal investigations with 3rd parties without authorization. That’s why Comey didn’t consult the FBI (which is standard procedure) as to whether it was legal for him to release the info.

    Mueller’s appointment should be cancelled and his office liquidated if that can be done in some fashion.

    AFAIK PotUS has power to do both.

    My old San Fran days memory recalls that “liberal” Democrat Diane Feinstein nominated neo-nazi Republican Mueller to US Attorney for N. California. I recall some thought because her husband was under investigation for a corrupt arms deal. That’s just my memory

    People keep saying Mueller is a Republican, can I get a cite on this?

    The 911 cover up team is now about to take President Trump down over yet another false flag, and this team would include the leadership of both parties.

    I think dem rank-and-file are far surer of this than Mueller and his team are. Comey consulted with Mueller every step of the way, so Mueller knows he had no case for Comey to sabotage (which Comey has certainly done). Mueller & co. probably have a political goal; slow-walk this phony investigation until after the 2018 elections, so Big Media can keep their fake news rumor-mill going. Then it will die an obscure, whimpering death.

    Attribution of cyber-intrusions and attacks is nearly impossible. A well executed attack can not be traced back to its culprit. If there are some trails that seem attributable one should be very cautions following them. They are likely faked.

    This is obvious to anyone who knows anything about IT (although it admittedly hinges on “well executed”). You can originate a cyber-attack from anywhere, public libraries or Starbucks included.

    Remember when Trump applied labels to each of his opponents, then devastated them? “Little Marco” et al? Now there’s “Comey the Leaker”

    Trump seems to have settled on “Comey the Coward,” as implied in a recent tweet.

    If there is a recording, then why do you need a memo? Why leak what you claim what was said? If you get anything wrong it will show you to be a liar.

    The only thing Comey managed not to leak was the same fact he got fired for obstructing: the fact that Trump was not and had not been under investigation.

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  41. Svigor says:

    What’s up with commenting? Used to see a preview of my comments, but not any more. Is code broken, or is this a new “feature”?

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  42. alexander says:
    @JerseyJeffersonian
    The answer to your final question is, sadly, the FBI leadership, safely entrusted into the care of the fixers and sycophants such as Mueller and Comey, is assuring that the job that they want done is done; cover the tracks, obfuscate the truth, destroy the evidence so the perpetrators can walk away without their clothing mussed. If this is carried off with some degree of finesse, the FBI's institutional power and reputation will succeed in shielding the criminals. It's been working just great so far for the criminals. I hope the wheels come off of the scam. I guess we shall see how clever and authoritative Trump and Sessions really can be.

    Personally, I don't care much for Trump, but as he was legitimately elected as President of the Republic, this whole exercise amounts to a coup d'etat, and I care way, way less for that. Let slip the dogs of war.

    I agree.

    But where is the threshold in all this ?

    At what point does this massive pilfering of our nation’s wealth lead to the complete collapse of the balance sheet of the country ?

    At what point, Jersey Jeffersonian ?

    At what point does the FBI’s (or ANY government agency’s) inaction in holding those who have defrauded us to account, lead to the complete insolvency of our nation ?

    Let’s look at the KBR “pilfer” in Iraq (as one example), and analyze it for a moment, so we can understand what’s going on.

    8000 troops stationed at this one “camp”…Okay ?

    For arguments sake, lets say it costs the taxpayer one hundred dollars to feed one soldier per day.

    (just for arguments sake).

    8000 (troops) x $100 = $800,000.00 per day .

    Yet KBR was billing out, to the taxpayer, for 40,000 troops.(32,000 of which, did not EXIST)

    40,000(troops) x $ 100= $4,000,000.00 per day.

    This represents a pilfering of taxpayer money of 3.2 million dollars per day by KBR..Correct?

    This is pure profit for the”defrauders” and heinous debt for the taxpayer.

    Lets look at it over time…Every TEN DAYS…this represents THIRTY TWO MILLION DOLLARS in “Pilfering”..and every hundred days…. THREE HUNDRED AND TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS in PURE PROFIT pilfered from the taxpayer and pocketed by the KBR oligarchs.

    This was just one camp, and just one issue, food.

    This is THE PROBLEM, Jersey.

    The whole REASON why the UNITED STATES is over TWENTY TRILLION DOLLARS in debt today, is because all the “internal mechanisms” to RESTRAIN this kind of behavior is GONE.

    Vanished.

    The last bastion our country HAD to PROTECT US from this “heinous defrauding”…., the FBI, ….is AWOL….absent at the wheel…

    “Adios Amigos ”

    Its death to the United States,(from within) by a “thousand cuts”.

    It’s a national nightmare, and a supreme tragedy for us all.

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  43. Agent76 says:
    @Anonymous
    As you appear to be an assiduous 9/11 truther you might care to tell me how much of the 9/11 Commission report you have read and wbat I should infer from the ĺevidence in Chapter 8 of many warnings and apprehensions by the various agencies in the lead up to 9/11.

    I followed the link in the article about the sysyem "blinking red" and read a lot of interesting stuff at http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/911/report/911Report_Ch8.pdf

    While truther versions differ enormously and are often mutually contradictory they do all require an explanation for how all the red flags mentioned in that chapter could have been arranged and arranged to be ignored as part of the great inside job.

    Assuming that the famous events of 9/11 were the only major attacks by Al Qaeda being planned in the three our four months before 9/11 there is naturally a question or two that arises about all tbe excitable messages that seem to have led to nothing. But that is surely not nearly as problematic as believing that all the traffic and warnings were part of the inside conspirators' plot.

    One frequent theme of truthers is dismissiveness of the idea that Osama bin Laden (allegedly ill in one unsupported formulation) from his hideout in Afghanistan could have orchesteated 9/11. Why it should be harder to believe possuble than it is too believe in an elaborate insiders' conspiracy escapes me. All that Al Qaeda had to do was conceive the idea of highjacking civil aircraft and forcing them to fly into buildings, identify which of its hundreds or thousands of potential suicide attackers could be relied on to go to the US and learn to fly a medium size civil aircraft and then give them the few thousand dollars they needed to set up the attacks.

    If you never read informative books you will always be played by governments!

    September 11, 2016 Al Qaeda: The Data Base

    Shortly before his untimely death, former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook told the House of Commons that “Al Qaeda” is not really a terrorist group but a database of international mujaheddin and arms smugglers used by the CIA and Saudis to funnel guerrillas, arms, and money into Soviet-occupied Afghanistan. Courtesy of World Affairs, a journal based in New Delhi, WMR can bring you an important excerpt from an Apr.-Jun. 2004 article by Pierre-Henry Bunel, a former agent for French military intelligence.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/al-qaeda-the-database-2/24738

    Zbigniew Brzezinski Taliban Pakistan Afghanistan pep talk 1979

    In 1979 Carters National Security Advisor, Zbigniew Brzezinski went into Pakistans border regions with Afghanistan to give a little pep talk to some prospective majehadeen (Holy Warriors).

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    [Too many typos.]

    Have you read any informative books? No evidence in your reply to suggest the relevance of your opening sentence.

    I would suggest you try some wide reading and concentrated thinking about it to avoid being taken in by such sites as "globslresearch". All Robin Cook was pointing out was that Al Qaeda was formed as a result of Western intelligence training and equipping them for action against the Russians in Afghanistan and that it was a pity their sponsors didn't anticipate their turning against the West when the Russians were defeated. Nothing new or surprising in that. So... do you hsve a point?
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  44. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Sparkon

    Why it should be harder to believe possuble than it is too believe in an elaborate insiders’ conspiracy escapes me. All that Al Qaeda had to do was conceive the idea of highjacking civil aircraft and forcing them to fly into buildings, identify which of its hundreds or thousands of potential suicide attackers could be relied on to go to the US and learn to fly a medium size civil aircraft and then give them the few thousand dollars they needed to set up the attacks.
     
    The characteristic typo-laced, soporific prose defeats the gee whiz attempt to go all anonymous, but is nevertheless a good example of a common but fallacious argument type known as special pleading.

    And so, fortified with a good night's sleep behind me, and some special java before me, I will now reply with some special sarcasm.

    1. I don't know where the idea was conceived of flying an aircraft into a building, and former National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice didn't know either. Fortunately for her, she was allowed to amend, retract, modify her statement that "No one could have imagined..." terrorists might do such a thing before she testified to the always vigilant 9/11 Commission.

    2. Everyone would agree, of course, that if Al Qaeda or one of its mysterious affiliates decided to train some suicide pilots for an attack on the United States, it would make much more sense to send them right into the U.S. for their training, where they might more easily attract the attention of the various U.S. intelligence and security services, than to have them complete their basic pilot training in Europe or Asia, where they would have a much better chance of operating anonymously.

    And we get this insight from an expert on anonymity, right Wiz?

    3. The really cool part is how Al Qaeda was able to get the mayor of NYC to clean up all the evidence and ship it to China. OK, so Giuliani's clean-up crews missed one incriminating magic passport...nobody said these guys were perfect.

    4. Still OK too that these guys never did learn to fly even a small plane very well, let alone "a medium size civil aircraft," according to their instructors, and those who evaluated the skill of at least one of these so-called pilots, but that reported lack of skill apparently didn't prevent the suicidal Muslim maniacs from flying a 767 like no one else could, making that plane do things that Boeing couldn't imagine, and that experienced pilots like John Lear have said was impossible.

    5. 'Good thing too the "few thousand dollars" apparently left enough spare change for the devout Muslims to squeeze in a few lap dances before flying off to their date with all the heavenly virgins.

    6. Finally, this "anonymous" poster seems blissfully unaware of author Rowley's previous assertion that FBI personnel joked that some of their higher-up colleagues must have been working for Osama bin Laden:

    During the early aftermath of September 11th, when I happened to be recounting the pre–September 11th events[...] jokes were actually made that the key FBI HQ personnel had to be spies or moles like Robert Hanssen who were actually working for Osama Bin Laden to have so undercut Minneapolis's effort.)
     
    Yep, that's all they had to do: subvert the FBI, recruit the mayor of NYC, defeat the USAF, and fly those Boeings like nobody on Earth could...

    'Easy as shooting fish in a barrel...anonymously, of course.

    [Too many typos]

    That’s not a good advrrtisement for a good night’s sleep. Now tell us all what you acttually regard as the essential truths of the 9/11 story.

    And please try a sensible explanation of where all those Chapter 8 warnings fitted in.

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    Thank you. Some people look high and low, even pay big money for a good straight man.

    One essential truth of 9/11 is that the two main WTC towers were far too strong and massive to have been destroyed by a pair of 767s, their fuel, and the resulting fires, let alone to have been torn apart in the manner televised on September 11, 2001. Burning steel-framed buildings just don't fall down, but by the time all the dust had settled on 9/11, virtually the entire WTC complex had been destroyed.

    In the tragedy's aftermath, most of the apparent occult symbology surrounding this event has been obscured.

    As for Chapter 8, most of the blinking red lights were just window dressing, with most of the warnings as vague as they were breathless.

    Almost immediately after Pres. George W. Bush's inauguration, a "drumbeat" of intelligence reports is noted, reaching a crescendo in the summer of 2001, and warning of "spectacular" attacks by Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, and other shadowy Arab and/or Muslim extremists.


    The system was blinking red
     
    But when the Minneapolis FBI office got a clue--a very good one, in fact, and they were not alone--the system ignored these blinking red lights because, you know, those were not the blinking red lights they were looking for:

    There was substantial disagreement between Minneapolis agents and FBI headquarters as to what Moussaoui was planning to do. In one conversation between a Minneapolis supervisor and a headquarters agent, the latter complained that Minneapolis’s FISA request was couched in a manner intended to get people “spun up.”The supervisor replied that was precisely his intent. He said he was “trying to keep someone from taking a plane and crashing into the World Trade Center.” The headquarters agent replied that this was not going to happen and that they did not know if Moussaoui was a terrorist.
     
    Moussaoui is probably just a dupe anyway, one of many setting the stage for the big event, caricatures of real terrorists, I'd suggest, whose first lesson is probably keep your mouth shut, rather than leave a trail of incriminating actions and statements even Inspector Clouseau might find.

    On August 23, DCI Tenet was briefed about the Moussaoui case in a briefing titled “Islamic Extremist Learns to Fly.”

    Tenet was also told that Moussaoui wanted to learn to fly a 747, paid for his training in cash, was interested to learn the doors do not open in flight, and wanted to fly a simulated flight from London to New York...Tenet told us that no connection to al Qaeda was apparent to him at the time...
     

    https://9-11commission.gov/report/911Report.pdf

    So we see how it works. Unless you have some "apparent" connection to Al Qaeda, you don't get to blink a red light, or if you do, it won't be the blinking red light they're looking for.

    But then, mirabile dictu, in the immediate aftermath of the WTC attacks, the connections are made, the lights are blinking, fingerprints glowing; Tenet can see bin Laden's "...all over it."

    Clouseau would be impressed.

    Except that the FBI said it had no evidence connecting bin Laden to 9/11.


    “The reason why 9/11 is not mentioned on Usama Bin Laden’s Most Wanted page is because the FBI has no hard evidence connecting Bin Laden to 9/11.”
    --Rex Tomb, Chief of Investigative Publicity for the FBI.
     
    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article13664.htm

    Hard evidence. Fancy that. Or maybe ship it to China.

    With their poor security, the alleged 9/11 suicide pilots should have been picked up by U.S. intelligence, investigative, and security services, and indeed they were, by a program known as Able Danger, but the 9/11 Commission maneuvered itself away from the issue because, as the Commissioners themselves have assured us, they were set up to fail.

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  45. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Agent76
    If you never read informative books you will always be played by governments!

    September 11, 2016 Al Qaeda: The Data Base

    Shortly before his untimely death, former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook told the House of Commons that “Al Qaeda” is not really a terrorist group but a database of international mujaheddin and arms smugglers used by the CIA and Saudis to funnel guerrillas, arms, and money into Soviet-occupied Afghanistan. Courtesy of World Affairs, a journal based in New Delhi, WMR can bring you an important excerpt from an Apr.-Jun. 2004 article by Pierre-Henry Bunel, a former agent for French military intelligence.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/al-qaeda-the-database-2/24738

    Zbigniew Brzezinski Taliban Pakistan Afghanistan pep talk 1979

    In 1979 Carters National Security Advisor, Zbigniew Brzezinski went into Pakistans border regions with Afghanistan to give a little pep talk to some prospective majehadeen (Holy Warriors).

    https://youtu.be/nA-5T2l54_8

    [Too many typos.]

    Have you read any informative books? No evidence in your reply to suggest the relevance of your opening sentence.

    I would suggest you try some wide reading and concentrated thinking about it to avoid being taken in by such sites as “globslresearch”. All Robin Cook was pointing out was that Al Qaeda was formed as a result of Western intelligence training and equipping them for action against the Russians in Afghanistan and that it was a pity their sponsors didn’t anticipate their turning against the West when the Russians were defeated. Nothing new or surprising in that. So… do you hsve a point?

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    Wow! UR software going feral again. Can anyone spot the typos in that?

    [Well one... that's A typo: s for a]

    Same too #45!

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  46. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @MarkinLA
    If there is a recording, then why do you need a memo? Why leak what you claim what was said? If you get anything wrong it will show you to be a liar.

    The answer to your first question – though I suspect you mean it to be rhetorical – is obvious. You make notes because you don’t have access to the recording.

    Why “leak” ls a tendentious question. He also gave evidence to Congress. But the substantive answer is that
    (a) he took notes which he was sufficiently confident were correct that he was happy to quote them,
    and/or
    (b) that he was confident the President wouldn’t disclose the recordings and that if he did it would be damaging to the President’s credit.

    I would add that there should be no surprise that a sensible person should want to have an accurate record of his conversations with the President.

    I have omitted one possibility, viz. that the President said such potentially embarrassing things that Comey could lie freely knowing that the President woulfn’t call him out. But that would run the risk that only the narrowly relevant part of the recording would have to be disclosed.

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  47. Sparkon says:
    @Anonymous
    [Too many typos]

    That's not a good advrrtisement for a good night's sleep. Now tell us all what you acttually regard as the essential truths of the 9/11 story.

    And please try a sensible explanation of where all those Chapter 8 warnings fitted in.

    Thank you. Some people look high and low, even pay big money for a good straight man.

    One essential truth of 9/11 is that the two main WTC towers were far too strong and massive to have been destroyed by a pair of 767s, their fuel, and the resulting fires, let alone to have been torn apart in the manner televised on September 11, 2001. Burning steel-framed buildings just don’t fall down, but by the time all the dust had settled on 9/11, virtually the entire WTC complex had been destroyed.

    In the tragedy’s aftermath, most of the apparent occult symbology surrounding this event has been obscured.

    As for Chapter 8, most of the blinking red lights were just window dressing, with most of the warnings as vague as they were breathless.

    Almost immediately after Pres. George W. Bush’s inauguration, a “drumbeat” of intelligence reports is noted, reaching a crescendo in the summer of 2001, and warning of “spectacular” attacks by Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, and other shadowy Arab and/or Muslim extremists.

    The system was blinking red

    But when the Minneapolis FBI office got a clue–a very good one, in fact, and they were not alone–the system ignored these blinking red lights because, you know, those were not the blinking red lights they were looking for:

    There was substantial disagreement between Minneapolis agents and FBI headquarters as to what Moussaoui was planning to do. In one conversation between a Minneapolis supervisor and a headquarters agent, the latter complained that Minneapolis’s FISA request was couched in a manner intended to get people “spun up.”The supervisor replied that was precisely his intent. He said he was “trying to keep someone from taking a plane and crashing into the World Trade Center.” The headquarters agent replied that this was not going to happen and that they did not know if Moussaoui was a terrorist.

    Moussaoui is probably just a dupe anyway, one of many setting the stage for the big event, caricatures of real terrorists, I’d suggest, whose first lesson is probably keep your mouth shut, rather than leave a trail of incriminating actions and statements even Inspector Clouseau might find.

    On August 23, DCI Tenet was briefed about the Moussaoui case in a briefing titled “Islamic Extremist Learns to Fly.”

    Tenet was also told that Moussaoui wanted to learn to fly a 747, paid for his training in cash, was interested to learn the doors do not open in flight, and wanted to fly a simulated flight from London to New York…Tenet told us that no connection to al Qaeda was apparent to him at the time…

    https://9-11commission.gov/report/911Report.pdf

    So we see how it works. Unless you have some “apparent” connection to Al Qaeda, you don’t get to blink a red light, or if you do, it won’t be the blinking red light they’re looking for.

    But then, mirabile dictu, in the immediate aftermath of the WTC attacks, the connections are made, the lights are blinking, fingerprints glowing; Tenet can see bin Laden’s “…all over it.”

    Clouseau would be impressed.

    Except that the FBI said it had no evidence connecting bin Laden to 9/11.

    “The reason why 9/11 is not mentioned on Usama Bin Laden’s Most Wanted page is because the FBI has no hard evidence connecting Bin Laden to 9/11.”
    –Rex Tomb, Chief of Investigative Publicity for the FBI.

    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article13664.htm

    Hard evidence. Fancy that. Or maybe ship it to China.

    With their poor security, the alleged 9/11 suicide pilots should have been picked up by U.S. intelligence, investigative, and security services, and indeed they were, by a program known as Able Danger, but the 9/11 Commission maneuvered itself away from the issue because, as the Commissioners themselves have assured us, they were set up to fail.

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    "as the Commissioners themselves have assured us, they were set up to fail"

    Sources? Links? References?
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  48. @Anonymous
    [Too many typos.]

    Have you read any informative books? No evidence in your reply to suggest the relevance of your opening sentence.

    I would suggest you try some wide reading and concentrated thinking about it to avoid being taken in by such sites as "globslresearch". All Robin Cook was pointing out was that Al Qaeda was formed as a result of Western intelligence training and equipping them for action against the Russians in Afghanistan and that it was a pity their sponsors didn't anticipate their turning against the West when the Russians were defeated. Nothing new or surprising in that. So... do you hsve a point?

    Wow! UR software going feral again. Can anyone spot the typos in that?

    [Well one... that's A typo: s for a]

    Same too #45!

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  49. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Sparkon
    Thank you. Some people look high and low, even pay big money for a good straight man.

    One essential truth of 9/11 is that the two main WTC towers were far too strong and massive to have been destroyed by a pair of 767s, their fuel, and the resulting fires, let alone to have been torn apart in the manner televised on September 11, 2001. Burning steel-framed buildings just don't fall down, but by the time all the dust had settled on 9/11, virtually the entire WTC complex had been destroyed.

    In the tragedy's aftermath, most of the apparent occult symbology surrounding this event has been obscured.

    As for Chapter 8, most of the blinking red lights were just window dressing, with most of the warnings as vague as they were breathless.

    Almost immediately after Pres. George W. Bush's inauguration, a "drumbeat" of intelligence reports is noted, reaching a crescendo in the summer of 2001, and warning of "spectacular" attacks by Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, and other shadowy Arab and/or Muslim extremists.


    The system was blinking red
     
    But when the Minneapolis FBI office got a clue--a very good one, in fact, and they were not alone--the system ignored these blinking red lights because, you know, those were not the blinking red lights they were looking for:

    There was substantial disagreement between Minneapolis agents and FBI headquarters as to what Moussaoui was planning to do. In one conversation between a Minneapolis supervisor and a headquarters agent, the latter complained that Minneapolis’s FISA request was couched in a manner intended to get people “spun up.”The supervisor replied that was precisely his intent. He said he was “trying to keep someone from taking a plane and crashing into the World Trade Center.” The headquarters agent replied that this was not going to happen and that they did not know if Moussaoui was a terrorist.
     
    Moussaoui is probably just a dupe anyway, one of many setting the stage for the big event, caricatures of real terrorists, I'd suggest, whose first lesson is probably keep your mouth shut, rather than leave a trail of incriminating actions and statements even Inspector Clouseau might find.

    On August 23, DCI Tenet was briefed about the Moussaoui case in a briefing titled “Islamic Extremist Learns to Fly.”

    Tenet was also told that Moussaoui wanted to learn to fly a 747, paid for his training in cash, was interested to learn the doors do not open in flight, and wanted to fly a simulated flight from London to New York...Tenet told us that no connection to al Qaeda was apparent to him at the time...
     

    https://9-11commission.gov/report/911Report.pdf

    So we see how it works. Unless you have some "apparent" connection to Al Qaeda, you don't get to blink a red light, or if you do, it won't be the blinking red light they're looking for.

    But then, mirabile dictu, in the immediate aftermath of the WTC attacks, the connections are made, the lights are blinking, fingerprints glowing; Tenet can see bin Laden's "...all over it."

    Clouseau would be impressed.

    Except that the FBI said it had no evidence connecting bin Laden to 9/11.


    “The reason why 9/11 is not mentioned on Usama Bin Laden’s Most Wanted page is because the FBI has no hard evidence connecting Bin Laden to 9/11.”
    --Rex Tomb, Chief of Investigative Publicity for the FBI.
     
    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article13664.htm

    Hard evidence. Fancy that. Or maybe ship it to China.

    With their poor security, the alleged 9/11 suicide pilots should have been picked up by U.S. intelligence, investigative, and security services, and indeed they were, by a program known as Able Danger, but the 9/11 Commission maneuvered itself away from the issue because, as the Commissioners themselves have assured us, they were set up to fail.

    “as the Commissioners themselves have assured us, they were set up to fail”

    Sources? Links? References?

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    Perhaps you're just taking this slapstick fall for straight men everywhere? I thank one straight man, and soon another shows up, with the 2nd verse worse than the 1st...

    Otherwise, I'm truly flattered but slightly astonished that you seek this information from me, rather than from one of the major search engines, where you might check it on out for yourself, strut your own darn stuff as an internet researcher and gadfly, maybe even report back here with what you learn, perhaps actually contribute something --as novel and fantastic as that altruistic concept may seem--just by employing this shrewdly compiled, extraordinarily clever, and amazingly productive search argument:

    "9/11 commission set up to fail."

    I know it's a little tricky, but don't worry about the details for now. Just plug that little ol' cryptic phrase into your favorite search engine, and trust me: it'll work.

    I hear it's better to teach a man to fish, than to feed him fish, and so, Go Fish!

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  50. Sparkon says:
    @Anonymous
    "as the Commissioners themselves have assured us, they were set up to fail"

    Sources? Links? References?

    Perhaps you’re just taking this slapstick fall for straight men everywhere? I thank one straight man, and soon another shows up, with the 2nd verse worse than the 1st…

    Otherwise, I’m truly flattered but slightly astonished that you seek this information from me, rather than from one of the major search engines, where you might check it on out for yourself, strut your own darn stuff as an internet researcher and gadfly, maybe even report back here with what you learn, perhaps actually contribute something –as novel and fantastic as that altruistic concept may seem–just by employing this shrewdly compiled, extraordinarily clever, and amazingly productive search argument:

    “9/11 commission set up to fail.”

    I know it’s a little tricky, but don’t worry about the details for now. Just plug that little ol’ cryptic phrase into your favorite search engine, and trust me: it’ll work.

    I hear it’s better to teach a man to fish, than to feed him fish, and so, Go Fish!

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  51. Anon says: • Disclaimer
    @Mulegino1
    The 9/11 myth is a multi-layered deception. Those within the kosher parameters of the 9/11 cult include the following:

    Believers in the ridiculous official narrative of the 19 miracle working Jihadist amateur pilots and hydrocarbon based office fires.

    Those who maintain that the Bush Administration was "incompetent" and that it "ignored the warnings."

    The LIHOP crowd- Bush and Cheney deviously let it happen on purpose.

    Robert Muller's role has nothing to do with being an impartial prosecutor but about being a "fixer" in proper Washingtonian parlance. He was probably brought into the FBI to insure a foreordained "slam dunk" verdict that 19 Arab amateur pilots hijacked 4 airliners led by a deathly ill man living in a cave, performed miraculous feats of aviation which would have made Waldo Pepper envious and violated the laws of physics all in one day. Now he is serving another purpose for his string pullers in the deep state by torpedoing Trump.

    As Conan-Doyle wrote, "Whenever you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."

    Office fires, nor jet fuel, nor building collapses or aircraft impacts will not cause hundreds of thousands of tons of structural steel and concrete to undergo molecular dissociation and turn into dust clouds. They generally do not cause the metal components of vehicles in the vicinity to be destroyed while their non-metallic components remain intact. Neither will conventional explosives or even nano-thermite. The destruction of WTC 1, WTC 2 and the core of WTC 6 was not caused by any of these things alone. WTC 7 may have been a case of conventional controlled demolition, but the idea that it experienced universal failure and collapsed into its footprint because of "raging fires" is too stupid for words.

    It is O'Brien holding up the three fingers and torturing Winston into seeing two - except that a good part of our public accepts their masters' voice willingly and enthusiastically, even today in 2017.

    Believers in the ridiculous official narrative of the 19 miracle working Jihadist amateur pilots and hydrocarbon based office fires.

    Perhaps you could explain what is so implausible about these details?

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