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Tuesday, September 11, 2001, was a non-teaching day for me. I was home when the phone rang at 9 A.M. It was my daughter, who was on a week’s vacation with her future husband. “Turn on the TV,” she said. “Why?” I asked. “Haven’t you heard? A plane hit the World Trade Tower.”

I turned the TV on and watched a plane crash into the Tower. I said, “They just showed a replay.” She quickly corrected me, “No, that’s another plane.” And we talked as we watched in horror, learning that it was the South Tower this time. Sitting next to my daughter was my future son-in-law; he had not had a day off from work in a year. He had finally taken a week’s vacation so they could go to Cape Cod. He worked on the 100th floor of the South Tower. By chance, he had escaped the death that claimed 176 of his co-workers.

That was my introduction to the attacks. Seventeen years have disappeared behind us, yet it seems like yesterday. And yet again, it seems like long, long ago.

Over the next few days, as the government and the media accused Osama bin Laden and 19 Arabs of being responsible for the attacks, I told a friend that what I was hearing wasn’t believable; the official story was full of holes. I am a born and bred New Yorker with a long family history rooted in the NYC Fire and Police Departments, one grandfather having been the Deputy Chief of the Fire Department, the highest ranking uniformed firefighter, and the other a NYPD cop; a niece and her husband were NYPD detectives deeply involved in the response to that day’s attacks. Hearing the absurd official explanations and the deaths of so many innocent people, including many hundreds of firefighters, cops, and emergency workers, I felt a suspicious rage. It was a reaction that I couldn’t fully explain, but it set me on a search for the truth. I proceeded in fits and starts, but by the fall of 2004, with the help of the extraordinary work of David Ray Griffin, Michael Ruppert, and other early skeptics, I could articulate the reasons for my initial intuition. I set about creating and teaching a college course on what had come to be called 9/11.

But I no longer refer to the events of that day by those numbers. Let me explain why.

By 2004 I had enough solid evidence to convince me that the U.S. government’s claims (and The 9/11 Commission Report) were fictitious. They seemed so blatantly false that I concluded the attacks were a deep-state intelligence operation whose purpose was to initiate a national state of emergency to justify wars of aggression, known euphemistically as “the war on terror.” The sophistication of the attacks, and the lack of any proffered evidence for the government’s claims, suggested that a great deal of planning had been involved.

Yet I was chagrined and amazed by so many people’s insouciant lack of interest in questioning and researching the most important world event since the assassination of President Kennedy. I understood the various psychological dimensions of this denial, the fear, cognitive dissonance, etc., but I sensed something else as well. For so many people their minds seemed to have been “made up” from the start. I found that many young people were the exceptions, while most of their elders dared not question the official narrative. These included many prominent leftist critics of American foreign policy, such as Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Alexander Cockburn, and others, whose defenses of the official government and media explanations (when they even made such defenses; often they just trashed skeptics as “9/11 conspiracy nuts,” to quote Cockburn) totally lacked any scientific or logical rigor or even knowledge of the facts. Now that seventeen years have elapsed, this seems truer than ever. There is a long list of leftists who refuse to examine matter to this very day. And most interestingly, they also do the same with the assassination of JFK, the other key seminal event of recent American history.

I kept thinking of the ongoing language and logic used to describe what had happened that terrible day in 2001 and in the weeks to follow. It all seemed so clichéd and surreal, as if set phrases had it been extracted from some secret manual, phrases that rung with an historical resonance that cast a spell on the public, as if mass hypnosis were involved. People seemed mesmerized as they spoke of the events in the official language that had been presented to them.

So with the promptings of people like Graeme MacQueen, Lance deHaven-Smith, T.H. Meyer, et al., and much study and research, I have concluded that my initial intuitive skepticism was correct and that a process of linguistic mind-control was in place before, during, and after the attacks. As with all good propaganda, the language had to be insinuated over time and introduced through intermediaries. It had to seem “natural” and to flow out of events, not to precede them. And it had to be repeated over and over again.

In summary form, I will list the language I believe “made up the minds” of those who have refused to examine the government’s claims about the September 11 attacks and the subsequent anthrax attacks.

  1. Pearl Harbor. As pointed out by David Ray Griffin and others, this term was used in September 2000 in The Project for the New American Century’s (PNAC) report, “Rebuilding America’s Defenses” (p.51). Its neo-con authors argued that the U.S. wouldn’t be able to attack Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, etc. “absent some catastrophic event – like a new Pearl Harbor.” Then on January 11, 2001, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s “Space Commission” warned that the U.S. could face a “space Pearl Harbor” if it weren’t careful and didn’t increase space security. Rumsfeld urged support for the proposed U.S. national missile defense system opposed by Russia and China and massive funding for the increased weaponization of space. At the same time he went around handing out and recommending Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision (1962) by Roberta Wohlstetter, who had spent almost two decades working for The Rand Corporation and who claimed that Pearl Harbor was a surprise attack that shocked U.S. leaders. Pearl Harbor, Pearl Harbor, Pearl Harbor – those words and images dominated public consciousness for many months before 11 September 2001, and of course after. The film Pearl Harbor, made with Pentagon assistance and a massive budget, was released on May 25, 2001 and was a box office hit. It was in the theatres throughout the summer. The thought of the attack on Pearl Harbor (not a surprise to the U.S. government, but presented as such) was in the news all summer despite the fact that the 60th anniversary of that attack was not until December 7, 2001, a more likely release date. So why was it released so early? Once the September 11 attacks occurred, the Pearl Harbor analogy was “plucked out” of the social atmosphere and used constantly, beginning immediately. Another “Day of Infamy,” another surprise attack blared the media and government officials. A New Pearl Harbor! George W. Bush was widely reported to have had the time that night, after a busy day of flying hither and yon to avoid the terrorists who for some reason had forgotten he was in a classroom in Florida, to allegedly use it in his diary, writing that “the Pearl Harbor of the twenty-first century took place today. We think it is Osama bin Laden.” Shortly after the 50th anniversary of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, Bush then formerly announced, referencing the attacks of September 11, that the U. S. would withdraw from the ABM Treaty. The examples of this Pearl Harbor/ September 11 analogy are manifold, but I am summarizing, so I will skip giving them. Any casual researcher can confirm this.
  2. Homeland. This strange un-American term, another WW II word associated with another enemy – Nazi Germany – was also used many times by the neo-con authors of “Rebuilding America’s Defenses.” I doubt any average American referred to this country by that term before. Of course it became the moniker for The Department of Homeland Security, marrying home with security to form a comforting name that simultaneously and unconsciously suggests a defense against Hitler-like evil coming from the outside. Not coincidentally, Hitler introduced it into the Nazi propaganda vernacular at the 1934 Nuremberg rally. Both usages conjured up images of a home besieged by alien forces intent on its destruction; thus preemptive action was in order. Now the Department of Homeland Security with its massive budget is lodged permanently in popular consciousness.
  3. Ground Zero. This is a third WWII (“the Good War”) term first used at 11:55 A.M. on September 11 by Mark Walsh (aka “the Harley Guy” because he was wearing a Harley-Davidson tee shirt) in an interview on the street by a Fox News reporter, Rick Leventhal. Identified as a Fox free-lancer, Walsh also explained the Twin Towers collapse in a precise, well-rehearsed manner that would be the same illogical and anti-scientific explanation later given by the government: “mostly due to structural failure because the fire was too intense.” Ground zero – a nuclear bomb term first used by U.S. scientists to refer to the spot where they exploded the first nuclear bomb in New Mexico in 1945 – became another meme adopted by the media that suggested a nuclear attack had occurred or might in the future if the U.S. didn’t act. The nuclear scare was raised again and again by George W. Bush and U.S. officials in the days and months following the attacks, although nuclear weapons were beside the point in terms of the 11 September attacks, but surely not as a scare tactic and as part of the plan to withdraw from the ABM treaty that would be announced in December. But the conjoining of “nuclear” with “ground zero” served to raise the fear factor dramatically. Ironically, the project to develop the nuclear bomb was called the Manhattan Project and was headquartered at 270 Broadway, NYC, a few short blocks north of the World Trade Center.
  4. The Unthinkable. This is another nuclear term whose usage as linguistic mind control and propaganda is brilliantly analyzed by Graeme MacQueen in the penultimate chapter of his very important book, The 2001 Anthrax Deception. He notes the patterned use of this term before and after September 11, while saying “the pattern may not signify a grand plan …. It deserves investigation and contemplation.” He then presents a convincing case that the use of this term couldn’t be accidental. He notes how George W. Bush, in a major foreign policy speech on May 1, 2001, “gave informal public notice that the United States intended to withdraw unilaterally from the ABM Treaty”; Bush said the U.S. must be willing to “rethink the unthinkable.” This was necessary because of terrorism and rogue states with “weapons of mass destruction.” PNAC also argued that the U.S. should withdraw from the treaty. A signatory to the treaty could only withdraw after giving six months notice and because of “extraordinary events” that “jeopardized its supreme interests.” Once the September 11 attacks occurred, Bush rethought the unthinkable and officially gave formal notice on December 13 to withdraw the U.S. from the ABM Treaty, as previously noted. MacQueen specifies the many times different media used the term “unthinkable” in October 2001 in reference to the anthrax attacks. He explicates its usage in one of the anthrax letters – “The Unthinkabel” [sic]. He explains how the media that used the term so often were at the time unaware of its usage in the anthrax letter since that letter’s content had not yet been revealed, and how the letter writer had mailed the letter before the media started using the word. He makes a rock solid case showing the U.S. government’s complicity in the anthrax attacks and therefore in the Sept 11 attacks. While calling the use of the term “unthinkable” in all its iterations “problematic,” he writes, “The truth is that the employment of ‘the unthinkable’ in this letter, when weight is given both to the meaning of this term in U.S. strategic circles and to the other relevant uses of the term in 2001, points us in the direction of the U.S. military and intelligence communities.” I am reminded of Orwell’s point in 1984: “a heretical thought – that is, a thought diverging from the principles of Ingsoc – should be literally unthinkable, at least as far as thought is dependent on words.” Thus the government and media’s use of “unthinkable” becomes a classic case of “doublethink.” The unthinkable is unthinkable.
  5. 9/11. This is the key usage that has reverberated down the years around which the others revolve. It is an anomalous numerical designation applied to an historical event, and obviously also the emergency telephone number. Try to think of another numerical appellation for an important event in American history. It’s impossible. But if you have a good historical sense, you will remember that the cornerstone for the Pentagon was lain on September 11, 1941, three months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, and that the CIA engineered a coup against the Allende government in Chile on Sept 11, 1973. Just strange coincidences? The future editor of The New York Times and Iraq war promoter, Bill Keller, introduced the emergency phone connection on the morning of September 12th in a NY Times op-ed piece, “America’s Emergency Line: 911.” The linkage of the attacks to a permanent national emergency was thus subliminally introduced, as Keller mentioned Israel nine times and seven times compared the U.S. situation to that of Israel as a target for terrorists. His first sentence reads: “An Israeli response to America’s aptly dated wake-up call might well be, ‘Now you know.’” By referring to September 11 as 9/11, an endless national emergency fear became wedded to an endless war on terror aimed at preventing Hitler-like terrorists from obliterating us with nuclear weapons that could create another ground zero or holocaust. Mentioning Israel (“America is proud to be Israel’s closest ally and best friend in the world,” George W. Bush would tell the Israeli Knesset) so many times, Keller was not very subtly performing an act of legerdemain with multiple meanings. By comparing the victims of the 11 September attacks to Israeli “victims,” he was implying, among other things, that the Israelis are innocent victims who are not involved in terrorism, but are terrorized by Palestinians, as Americans are terrorized by fanatical Muslims. Palestinians/Al-Qaeda. Israel/U.S. Explicit and implicit parallels of the guilty and the innocent. Keller tells us who the real killers are. His use of the term 9/11 is a term that pushes all the right buttons, evoking unending social fear and anxiety. It is language as sorcery. It is propaganda at its best. Even well-respected critics of the U.S. government’s explanation use the term that has become a fixture of public consciousness through endless repetition. As George W. Bush would later put it, as he connected Saddam Hussein to “9/11” and pushed for the Iraq war, “We don’t want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud.” All the ingredients for a linguistic mind-control smoothie had been blended.

I have concluded – and this is impossible to prove definitively because of the nature of such propagandistic techniques – that the use of all these words/numbers is part of a highly sophisticated linguistic mind-control campaign waged to create a narrative that has lodged in the minds of hundreds of millions of people and is very hard to dislodge.

It is why I don’t speak of “9/11” any more. I refer to those events as the attacks of September 11, 2001, which is a mouth-full and not easily digested in the age of Twitter and texting. But I am not sure how to be more succinct or how to undo the damage, except by writing what I have written here.

Lance deHaven-Smith puts it well in Conspiracy Theory in America.

The rapidity with which the new language of the war on terror appeared and took hold; the synergy between terms and their mutual connections to WW II nomenclatures; and above all the connections between many terms and the emergency motif of “9/11” and “9-1-1” – any one of these factors alone, but certainly all of them together – raise the possibility that work on this linguistic construct began long before 9/11….It turns out that elite political crime, even treason, may actually be official policy.

Needless to say, his use of the words “possibility” and “may” are in order when one sticks to strict empiricism. However, when one reads his full text, it is apparent to me that he considers these “coincidences” part of a conspiracy. I have also reached that conclusion. As Thoreau put in his underappreciated humorous way, “Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.”

The evidence for linguistic mind control, while the subject of this essay, does not stand alone, of course. It underpins the actual attacks of September 11 and the subsequent anthrax attacks that are linked. The official explanations for these events by themselves do not stand up to elementary logic and are patently false, as proven by thousands of well-respected professional researchers from all walks of life – i.e. engineers, pilots, scientists, architects, and scholars from many disciplines (see the upcoming 9/11 Unmasked: An International Review Panel Investigation by David Ray Griffin and Elizabeth Woodworth, to be released September 11, 2018). To paraphrase the prescient Vince Salandria, who said it long ago concerning the government’s assassination of President Kennedy, the attacks of 2001 are “a false mystery concealing state crimes.” If one objectively studies the 2001 attacks together with the language adopted to explain and preserve them in social memory, the “mystery” emerges from the realm of the unthinkable and becomes utterable. “There is no mystery.” The truth becomes obvious.

How to communicate this when the corporate mainstream media serve the function of the government’s mockingbird (as in Operation Mockingbird), repeating and repeating and repeating the same narrative in the same language; that is the difficult task we are faced with, but there are signs today that breakthroughs are occurring, as growing numbers of international academic scholars are pushing to incorporate the analysis of the official propaganda surrounding 11 September 2001 into their work within the academy, a turnabout from years of general silence. And more and more people are coming to realize that the official lies about 11 September are the biggest example of fake news in this century. Fake news used to justify endless wars and the slaughter of so many innocents around the world.

Words have a power to enchant and mesmerize. Linguistic mind-control, especially when linked to traumatic events such as the September 11 and the anthrax attacks, can strike people dumb and blind. It often makes some subjects “unthinkable” and “unspeakable” (to quote Jim Douglass quoting Thomas Merton in JFK and the Unspeakable: the unspeakable “is the void that contradicts everything that is spoken even before the words are said.”).

We need a new vocabulary to speak of these terrible things. Let us learn, as Chief Joseph said, to speak with a straight tongue, and in language that doesn’t do the enemies work of mind control, but snaps the world awake to the truth of the mass murders of September 11, 2001 that have been used to massacre millions across the world.

Edward Curtin is a writer whose work has appeared widely. He teaches sociology at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. His website is http://edwardcurtin.com/

 
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  1. Thank you. This explains a lot. We need more of this kind of analysis. Or just more of it published?

    There has to be some kind of explanation. That many people can’t be that stupid. About a lot of things.

    So why doesn’t it work on everybody? Maybe there is an antidote.

  2. utu says:

    “mostly due to structural failure because the fire was too intense”

    FOX Rick Leventhal interviews 9 11 WTC “witness” Mark Walsh

    Anybody found more about this Mark Walsh?

  3. Wikispooks says: • Website

    “….they also do the same with the assassination of JFK, the other key seminal event of recent American history.”

    A good introduction to the ways in which the masses are herded in furtherance of nefarious geo-political ends. But this did not start with JFK and is most assuredly NOT confined to exceptionalist America. The two examples used are even relatively small beer – in terms of deaths, settled concensus about what happened and who was to blame – compared to what has gone before. Apply the same research principles to WWII for example, and you will quickly discover that we have been spoon-fed a gigantic pack of lies – victors’ lies – which have passed solidly into history, such that Adolf Hitler and his NSDAP Germany have become the epitome of political, philosophical and even theological evil for BOTH sides in the present Geo-political face-offs.

    When ALL the arbiters of the future geo-political dispositions of the planet base the justification for their actions on patently false history, then the old adage that ‘those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it’ becomes a self-fulfilling prophesy.

    May God help us!

  4. tael says:

    Read: ‘LTI ‘, written by Victor Klemperer in which he describes how the language of the third reich was hammered in that era. Same old now, nothing changes. Study the ‘Milgram experiment’, especially how well educated psychiatrists behaved, no hope there… The problem and the solution lie in the fact that war, battle, is outsourced while a culture of zillionares and paupers developes where civil war should have been.

    • Replies: @Wally
  5. What I do not see mentioned is that Sept 11 indeed was the ‘new Pearl Harbour’.
    Franklin Roosevelt deliberately provoked the Japanese attack by his oil and steel boycott, and knew the exact hour of the Japanese attack.
    There was about the same number of victims, 2600, from memory.
    FDR also needed a pretext for war.
    But, in the Sept 11 case, an enemy that could be provoked, failed, so the Bush government had to do the dirty work themselves.
    Morally, I do not see much difference.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  6. m___ says:

    The complete body of the article.

    Your intuition is right on. We would like to add two other common tactics.

    One, since no conventional sources can be referenced, be it individuals, reports, institutions, then every logical explanation can be written of as “conspiracy”.

    Two, the now seventeen year old incident is unlikely to be acted upon. Time doing what time does, the dynamics of priorities defusing most backfire. Thus, the allowance for commenting each and every corner of the incident, without “harm” to establishment. The game is long over.

    These elements, yours included, collaborate to cut bridges between understanding and acting upon. The desired outcome for any power play. Secondly the encouragement is there to repeat a grand-standing, a delusional short term “kermesse”, a Hollywood tale of sorts, another “bang” for the next generation of loyalty first elite testosterone.

  7. Do you really think so many within the US government could have organised the slaughter of 3,000 innocent US lives and not have at least one break down and publicly admit the truth?

    I’m going to go with Unz’s hypothesis that the Israelis were behind it and that the Neocons seized on the opportunity once it presented itself to take care of their wish-list of plans. Sure, I guess if the Israelis had done it, it would have been on November 9th to comport with their date ordering, but maybe Bibi, who spent some of his formative years in the US, himself voted on the date for the significance it would have in the US.

    Regardless of who you believe was responsible, the engineering behind the attack was stupendous. I know plenty of people reading this article believe the Towers were rigged to go, and the NIST report was spotty at best in parts, but the mechanical explanations of why the towers fell are plausible. Holed up somewhere in Southwest Asia, the son of a Construction family could have worked out the maths of how it might be executed, but access to supercomputing somewhere west of him would have made modelling such an attack and its potential outcomes so much easier, and a network of agents already in place would make it that much easier to get the kamikaze KSA team in place to carry out the plan.

  8. @ Edward Curtin.

    Thank you. It takes courage to speak out and swim up river

    911.

    The perps <3 their numbers, don't they?

  9. Robjil says:

    The author talks about the strange use of numbers for an big historical event and also that is an emergency number. The 9/11 number combo has deep Judaic gemetria connections too. Judaic gemetria is the Jewish spiritual interpretation of numbers. The 9/11 connections to Judaic gematria are quite clear. What does eleven represent in Judaic gematria? The Kabbala’s sefirot, Tree of Life, is a structure of ten sefirot (emanations) from God that creates and sustains the world. Eleven, represents destructive excess, human ego attempting to add one more emanation to the Divine system. It signifies evil and a curse. The Sefer Tetzirah, the Book of Creation, the earliest book of Jewish mysticism, talks about nine and eleven being evil numbers compared to ten – “ten and not eleven; ten and not nine”. The Judaic sages said “whoever adds or detracts” signifies evil and curse. 9/11 fits this to the tee. Ten signifies balance, the complete and the holy orders of numbers. Ten, the creation complete number, is missing in this 9/11 number combo. 9/11 numbers oppose the creation Judaic gemetria number ten, thus are blaring red lights to scare the masses of the world about a disruption of the order of the world. This points to a significant Judaic gemetric insight in making this number combo to scare us all.

    • Replies: @Anon
  10. utu says:

    Ground Zero

    Dimitri Khalezov claimed that before 9/11 the term ground zero did not have other meanings than the epicenter of nuclear explosion. And after 9/11 entries in dictionaries were changed to reflect the new usage. Khalezov also believes that reprints of dictionaries were backdated.

    • Replies: @lysias
    , @Ploskina
  11. anonymous[739] • Disclaimer says:

    When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, we went to war with Japan.

    That makes sense to me.

    When Saudi Arab Sunni Al Qaeda Islamists bombed the World Trade Center (Did it before in 1993) on 9/11/01 our country went to war with (drum roll)

    Secular Arab regime in Iraq.

    WT#?

    All kinds of Government lies, spins nonsense about Saddam being Hitler, Saddam’s Iraq being part of an Axis of Evil along with Iran and ……

    North Korea?!!!!!!

    This is where are the US deep state/Neo Conservative Zionist deceptions, lies, spins come in – not the actual Al Qaeda Islamic extremist hijacking and mass slaughter in the World Trade Center.

    If your focus is on the negative things the Israeli Lobby and the American Jewish political/media/academic elite does, there are plenty of reasonable, non kooky real world things to observe and expose like

    The near 100% Israeli, Israeli Lobby, Jewish lobby for complete open borders immigration to the USA/the West. These worst ever Al Qaeda Islamic extremists couldn’t have slaughtered our people here in our country if they weren’t allowed to come to our country on student visas and go to flight school in Florida.

    Do you think any sane, intelligent Japanese political leaders or just regular Japanese would support such insane, treasonous immigration policies to welcome Islamic terrorists?

    The rest of the 9/11/01 conspiracy theory kooky stuff is best avoided – it’s like still being obsessed with Russians spies who are supposedly

    TAKING OVER AMERICA
    STEALING OUR ELECTIONS
    PUTTING FLOURIDE IN OUR TOOTHPASTE

    Anybody shouting this nonsense about Russian spies everywhere in 1960 would be correctly dismissed as a paranoid Right Wing Kook. Now it’s just CNN, MSNBC, the New York Times and all Liberals, Neo Conservatives etc

    Go figure.

    • Replies: @Liberty Mike
  12. Moi says:

    The quote from HL Mencken comes to mind: No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American people.

    • Replies: @Da Wei
  13. Petra says: • Website

    The secret of the persistence of the lies of 9/11 is in the alleged deaths and injuries. See my Occam’s Razor exercise http://occamsrazorterrorevents.weebly.com/3000-dead-and-6000-injured-a-lie.html

  14. I agree, there are elements of “mind control” at work here. Part of it is called trauma based mind control and learned helplessness. That and the fact that people are lazy and let the Media do their thinking for them.

    I don’t think fighting back on the linguistics will make much of a difference.

    Powerful, politically connected people often get away with their crimes. Look at what is happening now with Russiagate and the Skripal case, the prep work for Idlib bombing, the Libya adventure.

    It’s a conundrum alright and I don’t really have a quick, easy solution.

  15. Wade says:

    These are pretty decent observations on how the propaganda surrounding the 911 (excuse me, September the 11th, 2001) lies worked. In addition to studying that, I suspect that interested parties should also take an inventory of techniques of control developed in the vein of Machiavelli. I believe this probably best describes the masterminds’ of September the 11th, 2001, approach to causing the US to fight wars against their enemies. The instigators (Israel, Mossad and its allies within the US deep state), create a bogey man, then they are the first in line offering us solutions on how to destroy our enemy. This is precisely the sort of maneuver Machiavelli describes. The actual culprits become deeply loved by the citizenry. Furthermore, just watch how much time and effort is put into making us all love and identify with Israel. 24/7 we are inundated with pro-Israeli propaganda, especially since September the 11th, 2001. The Israeli love-fest at Fox News, CNN and MSNB reached absurd proportions after September the 11th, 2001 and has remained that way ever since.

  16. Sean says:

    I am a born and bred New Yorker with a long family history rooted in the NYC Fire and Police Departments, one grandfather having been the Deputy Chief of the Fire Department, the highest ranking uniformed firefighter, and the other a NYPD cop; a niece and her husband were NYPD detectives deeply involved in the response to that day’s attacks.

    Any ideas who stole all that French Connection heroin out of the NYPD evidence room? The NYPD never pinned that on anyone.

    Words have a power to enchant and mesmerize. Linguistic mind-control, especially when linked to traumatic events such as the September 11 and the anthrax attacks, can strike people dumb and blind. It often makes some subjects “unthinkable” and “unspeakable” (to quote Jim Douglass quoting Thomas Merton in JFK and the Unspeakable: the unspeakable “is the void that contradicts everything that is spoken even before the words are said.”).

    The cohorts of Bush defeated McCain with simple truths about him being a ex POW who captivity had turned into an insane Manchurian Candidate war monger. After 9/11 President McCain would have certainly have invaded Afghanistan and Iraq, but he also would have attacked Iran. Assuming a conspiracy, McCain was its favoured candidate, yet their mind control was no match for good ol’ boy skulduggery in the North Carolina primary.

  17. @anonymous

    We were already at war with Japan long before Pearl Harbor.

  18. Che Guava says:

    I like parts of the article.

    I recall watching the initial footage in the evening here, but even forgot it was the annivesary, since I don’t and never have lived there. only U.S. territory ever visited was Guam (and only in transit). Now, that was scary, coming into the airport, the visible presence of strategic bombers and the consciousness that they were intended, more than anything else, to carry fusion bombs, was very unsettling.

    However. to say, as you do, that the Kennedy assassination and that were the great world-historical events of our time (not that I was around for the former) is nonsense.

    Of course, in Japan, too, the footage of the aeroplanes banking in to the Towers was like an endless loop. Anybody saw it.

    What was really startling to me was how many of the Noo Yawkers, while on TV, were just mugging it up for the cameras (hey, I’m a TV star now!) , expansive flash of a smile with false or capped teeth in a ‘smile ‘, etc.

    Talk about morons!

    Of course, I am curious enough to following Kennedy assassination theories, also those abt. 11th of Sept., 2001.

    I was far more moved (to tears) by being in a work cafeteria as the attack on Iraq began in earnest (and as you also knnw, the reasoning was non-existant, sure, some evil western media were trying to make a fake connection).

    The earthquake of the eleventh of March, 2011 by western calendar was terrifying.

    Spending many minutes holding my TV, praying ‘Oh god, please do not make it stronger. ‘After the shocks were over, went out on my bicycle. At train stations, they were displaying the wave, nightmare.

    I had planned to ride that line that day, did not ride, only because of depression. still have an old timetable from then (h),

    Of course, the disaster of Fukushima number 1 was making

  19. Let us recall that 11 September is also the anniversary of the violent coup d’état in Chile and the massacre in Attica Prison in New York.

  20. hetro says:

    . . . there are signs today that breakthroughs are occurring, as growing numbers of international academic scholars are pushing to incorporate the analysis of the official propaganda surrounding 11 September 2001 into their work within the academy, a turnabout from years of general silence.

    This is good news, reminding of how the sacred duty to support the Vietnam War gradually wore away and became cold knowledge of a stupendous waste and ill-gotten war.

  21. @The Alarmist

    That many ?
    My guess is about twenty before the event.
    How many afterwards suspected the truth is quite another matter.

  22. @WorkingClass

    Homo sapiens, quite wrong, should be something like homo herd.
    Even Kennan, lecturing to USA academics about the Marshall plan, his idea, after it began, complains in his book about the herd mentality of these academics
    George F. Kennan, ´Memoirs 1925 – 1950’, New York 1967, 1972
    Hoyle says the same
    Fred Hoyle, ‘Home Is Where the Wind Blows, Chapters from a cosmologist’s life’, Mill Valley 1994

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  23. Franz says:
    @WorkingClass

    There has to be some kind of explanation. That many people can’t be that stupid… So why doesn’t it work on everybody?

    Great point, and I mean it.

    Knew a therapist years ago who said the hardest cases to work on are people who break with childhood religions. For whatever reason. Because the faith of your parents is thrust into your nervous system before your “logic button” kicks on, you are actually fighting to some extent your own pre-rational impulses. This can even lead to physical illness.

    To some extent your nation — your patriotic urges and impulses — are pre-rational too, and similar to the religious training of a tot, it’s deeper in you than logical conviction. A type of endorphin is released when you see Old Glory flying in the wind. Most of us who are veterans are constantly looking to stay sane while loving our nation and despising what the parasites are doing to it.

    I thing the NLP being discussed by the author is being programmed by people with deep theological training. Turn things into religions. After that, no questions allowed.

  24. Agent76 says:

    Oct 25, 2008 More proof a plane did not hit PENTAGON

    More proof ,,tons of evidence disproving the official story,this is just a little more.2 star major general who is was an analyst for the government says no way on top of top military and commercial pilots.

  25. This denial of reality exists with older issues. For example, The “conspiracy” that James Earl Ray did not assassinate Martin Luther King. This was proven in court after he died. The evidence is overwhelming, but our history books will not change.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2018/03/30/who-killed-martin-luther-king-jr-his-family-believes-james-earl-ray-was-framed/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.e90a99521390

    King was about to lead 500,000 Americans on a march to Washington DC where they planned to camp out until changes occurred. Several violent riots had occurred in other cities in recent months, and a half million marchers joined by a half million locals could overwhelm riot police and sack our nation’s government. As a result, the Deep State killed King, and used its control of our media to blame Ray.

    There are polls that show nearly half of American’s don’t believe the official 911 story, but as you watch the endless news shows today, there will be no mention of this. Here is a great article where the author notes that even “leftists” and black leaders fear to state that King was killed by the Deep State.

    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2018/01/14/usgov-mlk/

    • Agree: Agent76
    • Replies: @Anon
  26. cha cha says:

    “Never Forget” is now being linked to 9/11 in what is a quite sickening display, for the slogan is now again being trotted out for new generations with the added word combo “Never Forgive” designed to incite the psychological state of hurt and the need for revenge, while of course instilling as well something that should not be investigated or question….

    • Replies: @Da Wei
  27. DanFromCT says:

    The bigger picture, I’d say, is the bizarre rejection of Western Civilization’s thousand years’ long advancements in logic, evidence, and scientific thinking by civilization’s putative defenders, Conservatism Inc. How ironic that regarding this pivotal event our professional conservatives justify their belief in the official narrative on the grounds that, you see, it comes from the Deep State. You can’t make this stuff up, and as Samuel Johnson put it (although I’m being way too kind toward Conservatism Inc) this sort has that caution cowards borrow from fear and attribute to policy.

    And then there’s Jacques Ellul’s observation that nobody is more susceptible to propaganda than the educated elites whose pride comes from mindless immersion in “the news,” mistaking, for example, the relentless 911 gaslighting by Fox News for knowledge. I gather that circumstantial evidence implicating Israel, overwhelming and conclusive as it is at that, is also inadmissible since Israel is involved, while blatantly obvious and elaborate efforts at concealment that just yesterday we’re considered powerful evidence of guilt are now a sign of virtue for keeping us safe. Keeping tens of millions of the world’s educated classes so infantilized and brainwashed that they believe in the official fairy tale despite the straightforward, unambiguous, irrefutable scientific evidence that explosives not planes brought down the Twin Towers and Building 7 is the greatest achievement of 911.

  28. Agent76 says:

    Sep 11, 2011 General Wesley Clark: Wars Were Planned – Seven Countries In Five Years

    “This is a memo that describes how we’re going to take out seven countries in five years, starting with Iraq, and then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and, finishing off, Iran.” I said, “Is it classified?” He said, “Yes, sir.” I said, “Well, don’t show it to me.” And I saw him a year or so ago, and I said, “You remember that?” He said, “Sir, I didn’t show you that memo! I didn’t show it to you!”

  29. notanon says:

    i think it’s simply that most normal people are physically incapable of comprehending evil beyond a certain limit – so they don’t

    the only people who can are people with an evil streak of their own or people who are a little bit spergy and don’t react to things in the normal way

    • Replies: @Anon
  30. lysias says:
    @utu

    If memory serves, the cafe in the courtyard in the center of the Pentagon was called Ground Zero, when I worked there in the 1990s.

    • Replies: @utu
  31. @jilles dykstra

    Homo herd. Sounds like Lindsey Graham leading a pack of catholic priests.

  32. Kingfelix says:

    One might also note the frequency with which the footage of the 9/11 attacks was broadcast by the TV networks on the day of the attack, and in its aftermath. It was incessant. And then, strangely, quickly vanished.

  33. utu says:
    @lysias

    Yes, because it was supposed to be the epicenter for a Soviet nuke.

  34. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    Here is my opinion about the murder of plagiarist wife and women beater con man communist front jack leg preacher POS Michael King

    It’s based on an interest in the history behind history.

    Things like the French Revolution was not an uprising of downtrodden peasants against evil aristocrats but a coup d’etat by Philip d’Orleans, the richest man in France who would inherit the throne if the King, his brothers and their sons died or went into exile. That’s just one example of real history

    So here goes. King was either a conscious frontman recruited by the (((CPUSA))) or a useful idiot happy to do as he was told by his
    numerous communist handlers such as young communist league Bayard Rustin and Soviet spy Levinson who provided the money.

    Michael King was trained at the communist Highlander School and was affiliated with 60 communist groups. Speaking of linguistics, the change from Michael to Martin Luther obviously was meant for religious Protestants. Gag me with a spoon so I can throw up.

    All those peaceful marches were plagiarized from Ghandi.

    And in 1964 after JFK’s death nirvana was achieved, the civil rights act. The commie Jews had already laid the foundations for the abuse and horrors of millions of White children schooled with bussed in Orcs* with Brown vs Topeka.

    The 1968 affirmative action act followed 4 years later. The same year the POS was killed. In fact the affirmative action act was passed just 7 days after Michael King was killed.

    So, by 1964 the Jewish commie goals were achieved. Moscow still controlled Michael King & associates. Affirmative action was well in its way.

    The plan by liberals after 1964 was that the black revolution would move from simple equal civil rights to real revolution. Millions of federal dollars were directed to black criminal gangs such as Black Panthers Blackstone Rangers and Jackson Sharpton Black Muslin types.

    The revolution was intended to move from Michael King’s peaceful matches and hooting hollering preacher style to violent revolution.

    What to do with supreme egomaniac anointed by God St Michael.?????

    His nauseating goody goodiness worshipped by adoring liberal Whites just didn’t mesh with the new violent proudly criminal black heroes the commie liberals were creating such as Bobby Seale, Fred Hampton, Huey Newton, Eldridge Cleaver.

    Retire MLK??? He wouldn’t go along with it. He liked the fame and money too much.

    Change him to violent revolutionary? Fat weak physique, suit and tie expensive clothes, upper middle class talented tenth aura, ordained minister, beautiful trophy wife and 4 kids, no criminal record the preacher voice???? It just wouldn’t work.

    Every revolution needs a martyr. Christianity has the crucifixion, Jews have the pogroms, communists had the Cossacks.

    So the communists murdered Michael King to create a black civil rights martyr. And it sure worked didn’t it? Look at MLK worship
    Month of January, the endless indoctrination, the endless monuments including that genghis khan statue in DC.

    And the endless endless guilt that St Michael the wife beater was murdered and the government did nothing to protect him

    That’s just my opinion of why he was killed.
    February was designated black history month because Michael King was born in January. The public school MLK worship starts the first week of January, continues through February and finally ends in March.

    * Among other horrors caused by forcing children to spend 12 years of their lives going to school with Orcs is that millions of White women suffer life long recurring bladder infections caused by the fact that they couldn’t use bathrooms as school girls because of being beaten by the typical 5 blacks against 1 in school bathrooms

    I’m not trying to start an argument about the killing of Michael King. It’s just my opinion based on the numerous other artificially created martyrs over the centuries

    • Replies: @Da Wei
    , @anarchyst
  35. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @notanon

    There’s a French saying. Don’t listen to what he she says. Watch what he she does.

    It’s meant for lovers. I apply it to everything What was done after 9/11? Endless wars for Israel. Vast affirmative action hiring of TSA scum to herd us like cattle.

    • Replies: @notanon
  36. Da Wei says:
    @Moi

    He also said never trust a man who makes his living by talking.

    In the present case, the talking could be the double talk of our politicians and MSM, none of whom can be trusted. As for the intelligence, well, that’s been swayed by the double talkers, as described in this article.

  37. Da Wei says:
    @cha cha

    So, now we have in the American mind the instillation of Zionist vengeance in response to the perceived perpetual hurt resulting from the Mossad planned attack. Isn’t it past time to cut ties with our best ally, Israel, and let it wither and die as a malnourished parasite?

  38. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:

    I watched the NatGeo 9/11 memorial program this afternoon. It was excellent, well written. All designed to reinforce the standard narrative.

    The WTC was built by the Port Authority as urban renewal with government money. Silverstein only leased it. So why did he get the insurance money?

    There was something I’d never known before on the documentary. Mohammad Atta and another hijacker got on a US airlines plane in Maine with tickets to transfer to a an American Airlines plane in Boston. They checked 2 pieces of luggage in in Portland.

    By a great coincidence, somehow their luggage wasn’t put on the American Airlines plane but sat in the Boston airport. Such good luck Atta’s suitcase was full of incriminating documents.

    The whole thing is like a John LeCarre spy novel

  39. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:

    The author’s right about the word Homeland. Wouldn’t it be a good name for a midwestern bank. ? Homeland savings & loan. Or a supermarket chain. They probably did focus groups years in advance of the demolitions

    It also avoids anything patriotic. Educated brainwashed liberals hate patriotism but Homeland is gentle, not warlike.

  40. Da Wei says:
    @Anon

    Regardless of who engineered the execution and for what motive, the results you outline did occur and have had lasting effect. It doesn’t even matter that MLK may have changed his first and second names, although I had never heard that before. He was an eloquent preacher; I heard him first hand. If you will, please provide me with evidence that Martin Luther King’s birth name was Michael. As I said, I didn’t know that.

    For what it’s worth, I agree:
    that Brown v. Board was a travesty;
    that (for reasons different than his) the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was, in the words of Eldridge Cleaver, “the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on a people”;
    that obnoxious, vulgar and militant black “leaders” followed MLK;
    that the death of MLK caused adulation that has been used for manipulation;
    and that school desegregation by court order greatly undermined our state and local governments, further vilified the south and hurt children.

    I also believe communists were influential in all these phases, and that communism, from the Russian Revolution and before, was a product of Zionist influence and support, with which many in the United States government and financial sectors were complicit.

    • Replies: @James Forrestal
  41. I have concluded – and this is impossible to prove definitively because of the nature of such propagandistic techniques – that the use of all these words/numbers is part of a highly sophisticated linguistic mind-control campaign waged to create a narrative that has lodged in the minds of hundreds of millions of people and is very hard to dislodge.

    Yes.

    The language, and the assumptions/ framing matter more than the argument. Associative conditioning is key. Another key concept is thesis – antithesis – synthesis (sometimes more easily understood as problem – reaction – solution).

    Look at Edward Bernays (who literally wrote the book on propaganda in 1928) and his role in promoting US involvement in WW1. It’s been going on for a long time, and visual media makes it both easier, and more effective.

  42. @Da Wei

    It doesn’t even matter that MLK may have changed his first and second names, although I had never heard that before.

    It’s not really disputed, even in mainstream accounts — though the name change was made when Michael King was a child, and by his father, not by the secular saint of “civil rights” himself.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr.#Early_life_and_education

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Sr.#Early_life

    • Replies: @Da Wei
  43. notanon says:
    @Anon

    sure – my point is i don’t think most people need to be brainwashed to believe big lies – imo they swallow big lies because they personally could never tell lies that big and so don’t believe other people could either – but they’re wrong.

  44. tael says:
    @Wally

    The links you showed do not mention the book: LTI where Klemperer gives a unique account of the propaganda, the language of the fascists and how it worked out on the majority of germans, even its jewish populace. Just like Curtin mentions the framed memes of todays fascists/neocons.
    Faurisson/Fisk are both very shortcoming in their approach. Klemperer, a assimilated protestant! who was a soldier in WOI married a protestant wife which marriage protected him from the camps gave a very explicit account in his diaries, with extraordinary reflection on his own egotism. When you study his work and bio you might find the west was well aware of his work straight after the war and the sudden discovery in the 90th therefor was a scam, Klemperer is very critical about everything including his own behaviour, nobody gets away with anything.

    • Replies: @lysias
    , @utu
    , @jilles dykstra
  45. Great article! Permit me to add a little to it. I happened to be tuned in to WTOP, the local all news station in DC, on the afternoon of 9/11 and they interviewed a George Washington University professor who volunteered to them, “Now we can appreciate what the people of Israel face on a daily basis.” How convenient, I thought, that they should find this “expert” who would say that. Something else that was very obviously part of the advance planning was the great blossoming of American flags securely affixed to highway overpasses all over the place. It was all too obvious. They had to have had them all ready to go. As for Noam Chomsky, see my article here: http://www.dcdave.com/article5/121108.htm.

  46. anarchyst says:
    @Anon

    Here are (corrected) true stories about “icons” of the so-called “civil rights” movement . . .

    [MORE]

    There is much more to the “Emmett Till” story that is not widely known. Of course, killing him made him into a “martyr” of the black “civil-rights” movement. but–it is not generally known that Emmett Till was a strapping young man of about 160 lbs.–NOT a “little boy” as some media types tried to portray him as. He was a known womanizer and attempted to take his cocky “Chicago ways” in dealing with women to the Deep South. He was sent to live with relatives in the South because his Chicago relatives could not handle him. He had a “cocky attitude” and bragged about “getting it on” with white women–not a good idea in the South. . . According to published accounts, Mr. Till did not just “whistle” at a white woman, but grabbed, manhandled and fondled a married white woman.
    In Southern culture, this was, and still is, the ultimate form of disrespect. Despite Mr. Till’s relatives’ attempts to spirit him “out of town” to avoid retribution by the woman’s relatives and townspeople, his cocky attitude “got in the way”, similar to the way that “young master Trayvon’s” attitude got him killed. Despite being given numerous “chances” to apologize for his behavior, he was defiant to the end. IF he had apologized for his behavior, he would still be alive today. In fact, one of his killers was a black man.
    It is interesting to note that Emmett Till’s father was executed by the U S military for multiple rapes. Maybe “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” . . .

    Rosa Parks was not the “ordinary” black woman that so-called historians made her to be. She was an organizer for the NAACP and was “planted” in order to advance the cause of black “civil-rights” to which she was successful.
    Approximately a year previous to Rosa Parks’ “bus ride” and refusal to vacate her seat, a REAL ordinary black woman did the same thing. This black woman received NO publicity or support from the NAACP or other black “civil-rights” organizations. You see, she was an unmarried black woman with children. According to the black civil-rights crowd, this would not do. They wanted someone who was “squeaky clean” without any “baggage”. In fact, the “white guy” sitting behind her was part of the “set-up”. He was a UPI reporter, contracted to “stage” the event…not only that, in the photo there is no one else on the bus. Ms. Parks could have sat wherever she wanted.
    Hence, Rosa Parks made (fabricated) history . . .

    Martin Luther (Michael) King was well-known for frequenting prostitutes, beating and abusing them while exclaiming that he “finally felt like a white man”. His own associates have stated as such. He also plagiarized his college papers and doctoral thesis. Of course, this was overlooked because of his status. King was also a communist.

    Jesse Jackson used to brag to his associates on how he would spit in the food of white patrons of the restaurant he worked at.

    There are many more fabrications of history that were used to lend “legitimacy” to the so-called “civil-rights” movement . . .

    More to come . . .

  47. Heros says:

    I thought that this meme was brilliant, so I sent it off to some lefty California friends and family who I had been joking about Musk/Tesla with. Not a peep in reply. As far as I can see, the blue-pillers are all still in Rumplestilskin mode….

  48. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Robjil

    It’s plausible that 9/11 is significant date. Or maybe it’s just the day it all come together.

    Pearl Harbor was early Sunday morning when most people were still in bed and definitely not at work in the base. Arabs attacked Israel on a major Jewish holiday in one of their wars. Americans attacked the Hessian army on Christmas.

    Wouldn’t attack offices buildings on a weekend. They’d want maximum deaths. But if, if, explosives were involved a big 3 day weekend would be the time to do it.

    It would be difficult to install explosives when it was built because someone would notice. Or some welding sparks would ignite it.

    The best way would be to send some expert fast moving sheet rock guys in over a long weekend along with the explosives guys . Open up the walls, place the explosives. New sheet rock, matching paint the next day. And fly the planes in before any maintenance person notices.

    Of course it could be done well in advance when offices were empty. So the buildings would gradually fill up with explosives

    But landlords usually don’t permit tenants to do that kind of remodeling g without permission and approving what the tenant wants to do and making sure the works done by someone who knows what he’s doing and it’s up to code.

    So if explosives were installed it would have been done in the walls of empty offices and probably over the long weekend.

    I saw the documentary yesterday. The smoke was black at first. I don’t see how anyone can look at a video of black and dark gray smoke and figure what’s going under the smoke.

    The best investigation wouldn’t focus on how. It was done. Focus on who did it. I read some of the links posted. Thanks guys.

    Silverstein made unbelievable profit. He only leased the buildings. But he,not the owner got insurance money???

    The perps will never get caught or even exposed. Silverstein’s partner Lowy owns Westfield Malls one of the biggest chains of malls in the world. So he got a fortune in insurance money for his malls in the WTC

  49. Corvinus says:
    @utu

    He was a witness, not a government plant.

    Terms such as “ground zero” are not part of some vast government conspiracy to control the minds of citizens by way of propaganda. Rather, such phrases become created by a person, whether it be the media or official or even the “common man”, that clearly articulates the attitude and feelings of the situation being described.

    It has been theorized, but not conclusively proven beyond a reasonable doubt, that Israel was behind 911.

    Thousands of people have been verified as having died as a result of the 911 terrorist attacks.

    • Replies: @utu
  50. @The Alarmist

    You don’t need a lot of people. One Alarmist could do it.

  51. utu says:
    @Corvinus

    To the question: Anybody found more about this Mark Walsh?

    you opinion that “He was a witness, not a government plant.” is not an answer.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  52. lysias says:
    @tael

    I read the whole of LTI in the Bodleian Library of Oxford when I was a student there in 1972-4. It was known then.

    • Replies: @tael
  53. Skeptikal says:
    @WorkingClass

    It is incredible that this linguistic program seems to have worked on Noam Chomsky, the most brilliant avatar of the science of linguistics in the known universe.

    • LOL: utu
  54. utu says:
    @tael

    Klemperer was and still is inconvenient to the simplistic Holocaust narrative for the same reason the movie Rosenstrasse was the only Holocaust theme film that got a negative review in the NYT. Despite of everything the III Reich was a Rechtsstaat where all procedures were conducted according to applicable laws concerning German citizens. That’s why German Jews married to German women were exempted from resettlements to the East.

  55. Corvinus says:
    @utu

    Of course it is answer. People have found out more about Mark Walsh regarding his eye witness account if they were made aware of his account. Why don’t you hire a private investigator, since you are Daddy Warbucks, locate the dude, and interview him. Give us your report whether he was some “plant” by the government. We await with bated breath.

    • Replies: @utu
  56. @tael

    The story is that his second wife, after his death, brought a suitcase with the diaries to an archive, where the suitcase remained unopened for years.
    Klemperer very critical about his own behaviour, stealing some cheese from a neighbour ?
    Most important in the book: his understanding of the persecutions, and how he knew nothing about extermination camps.
    Even German non jewish friends he and his wife visited after the Dresden bombing, having got false identities, knew nothing about even persecutions of jews.

    • Replies: @tael
  57. tael says:
    @lysias

    @lysias
    Yes,LTI first published in German in 1947. DDR German. Where I am referring to surfaced in the presentation of his diaries as though they were dicovered in Germany in the 90th where they were in part printed in 1995. In english 1998. In his diaries he writes how he contacted the west without succes for a publisher to get LTI printed and getting a contract to work on his diaries .
    How do you compare LTI and the above article?

  58. Mr. Brown says:
    @Andre Citroen

    Check the black guy behind Walsh. 1.33 is hearing what Walsh says very carefully (is he monitoring Walsh ?), then pay attention at 2.42, the black guy says “good”

    • Replies: @Andre Citroen
  59. Anon[481] • Disclaimer says:
    @The Alarmist

    You don’t have to suppose that ObL was other than surprised by the collapse of the Towers. Why do you suggest that the total collapse was or would have been part of the ObL plan? Whether or not he w a s pleased is another matter.

    • Replies: @The Alarmist
  60. tael says:
    @jilles dykstra

    @Jilles Dijkstra
    Yes Jilles, stealing from your neighbour, describing it in your diary and loathing yourself for it, yes that is critical. He describes this in trying to stay honest about the facts.The ongoing hypocrisy of life. OK I may be biased in liking such people. He was very ecplicit and aware of the value of being aq witness.
    My assumption is he did not find a publisher in the west because of his critical attitude, he thought the germans in the west were very quick in forgetting and business as usual while he wanted change. In his later diaries he is just as critical in describing the mores of the communist intelligentsia

    Talking about hypocrisy-and off topic- how do you perceive your dutch polticians now Del Ponte calls them collaborators in war crimes? .I remember even Harry van Bommel joined the: “Assad moet gaan” club.

  61. Skeptikal says:
    @utu

    Yeah, how the hell did this guy “know” that it was “obviously” a structural failure from the intensity of the fire?

  62. Tom says:

    911 is just one of thousands of events throughout history designed to socially move the herd toward (((their))) agenda of total control of the world. The official version of 911 is about as real as the holocaust or OBL’s burial at sea. Whoever controls the past, controls the present and future. So who controls the narrative? Who controls the recording of history? Who controls the media? Who controls the oval office?

    The lethal weapon of multiculturalism, a weapon unavailable for use against either Germany or Russia but now deployed to devastating effect against America’s Euro-American majority. “Global elites view the White Western world as the main obstacle standing in the way of a future world government,” Pat Buchanan is widely reported to have said in a 2004 speech. “Multiculturalism is a tool used by such elites to dismantle White Western civilization.”

    https://www.reddit.com/r/conspiracy/comments/5l6yip/netanyahu_once_we_squeeze_all_we_can_out_of_the/

    Who Controls America?

    https://thezog.wordpress.com/

    Israel did 911

    http://www.renegadetribune.com/israel-did-9-11/

    Zionist Plan to take over the world

    History they don’t teach you in School Jewish Bolshevism

    The Endgame – Full White Genocide Documentary

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  63. @Anon

    I think he would have been pleasantly surprised, if we assume he planned it. I would have counted on the top twenty floors taking the next twenty with them, but would have expected the stronger steel below to hold, IOW half the towers would be gone, but that would have been enough to make the point.

    He, or whoever actually planned the deed, probably thought cutting a notch toward one side might cause the top to tip in a given direction and pull a few floors with it, like many people think cutting a notch in a tree on one side will make it fall in that direction, but like those guys who accidentally drop trees on their houses, gravity acted on the centre of mass and pulled it straight down, and the cantilevered floors pancaking was enough to finish the job. The steel in the side walls was strong enough to keep the building from twisting in the wind, but was useless for stopping the load from above, which perversely as more of it fell increased in mass more than enough to overcome the stronger steel below.

  64. utu says:
    @Corvinus

    Right, Mark Walsh was just a random eye witness who saw with his own eyes not only what but also why and used a phrase that became a part of the official story: “mostly due to structural failure because the fire was too intense.” This was when MSM commentators in media were still using an analogy of controlled demolition to make sense of what everybody saw and many other witness talked about explosions they heard or felt. Mark Walsh’s injection was like a nucleation seed for the story that soon was to crystalize into an official narrative.

    The phrase “mostly due to structural failure because the fire was too intense” must have been prepared and rehearsed. Mark Walsh was a plant. He was there to plant the story of natural collapse just like Paul Bremer in the US and Ehud Barak in London planted the name of OBL into the forming official narrative.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  65. Corvinus says:
    @utu

    “Right, Mark Walsh was just a random eye witness who saw with his own eyes not only what but also why and used a phrase that became a part of the official story: “mostly due to structural failure because the fire was too intense.”

    He was a free lancer for Fox, not an actor, who clearly has background knowledge of such matters.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOesiSP1a4A#t=1255

    See, if you or others are going to make accusations that he is a “plant”, then have hard evidence, rather than what you feelz.

  66. Corvinus says:
    @Tom

    If the Jews do control America, and are responsible for 911, and are planning to take over the world, what are you doing to stop it other than alerting people on a blog?

    • Replies: @Tom
  67. @Mr. Brown

    You’re exactly right. The black man and a few others are not there to listen to what this “eyewitness” has to say, but to “watch” what he has to say. I have the feeling that the others in the vicinity were there for the same reason. This was one of the many staged interviews that day.

    When you think of it in human terms, he is looking at the towers knowing full well that many people have already been killed or injured. And totally dispassionate. Who was he? Another Israeli?

  68. Tom says:
    @Corvinus

    Exposing the criminals is one weapon against tyranny…don’t you agree?
    They hate the truth…they spend much of the time covering up the truth with fake history, fake websites, fake news. If you didn’t want tyranny…what would you do to stop it? Wouldn’t you alert somebody to get out of a burning house?

    “The Jewish people as a whole will become its own Messiah. It will attain world dominion by the dissolution of other races, by the abolition of frontiers, the annihilation of monarchy and by the establishment of a world republic in which the Jews will everywhere exercise the privilege of citizenship. In this New World Order the children of Israel will furnish all the leaders without encountering opposition. The Governments of the different peoples forming the world republic will fall without difficulty into the hands of the Jews. It will then be possible for the Jewish rulers to abolish private property and everywhere to make use of the resources of the state. Thus will the promise of the Talmud be fulfilled, in which is said that when the Messianic time is come, the Jews will have all the property of the whole world in their hands.” -Baruch Levy, 1879

    “The Bolshevik Revolution in Russia was the work of Jewish planning and Jewish dissatisfaction. Our Plan is to have a New World Order. What worked so wonderfully in Russia, is going to become Reality for the whole world.” -The American Hebrew Magazine, 1920

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  69. The single eye of psyops.
    Holy trinity of
    Holocaust

    JFK

    911.

  70. Corvinus says:
    @Tom

    “Exposing the criminals is one weapon against tyranny…don’t you agree?”

    Assuming that the Jews are indeed criminal in their actions. Besides, there already enough people out there “exposing” alleged Jewish machinations. You’re just recycling old material.

    So, again, what are you doing to stop it other than alerting people on a blog?

  71. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:
    @jilles dykstra

    Pearl Harbor was worse because the Japanese could have taken Hawaii to great amusement. They managed to destroy McArthurs planes on ground 9 hours after hostilities were initiated: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Clark_Field

  72. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:

    Maybe OKC Bombing, April 1995 was just one big rehearsal for the Real Deal / The WTC Heist, complete with the building collapsing because of demolition charges and the whole paperwork on the Clintons coincidentally lost.

    What I don’t get is how much stuff was apparently going on to make a sideways buck off the situation: Buy WTC with double insurance (then sue UA for negligence), buy Raytheaon stock (linked to the Bush family), go short on UA just earlier, have the backup of of shady trades lost along with the people that may have known, get the gold stash in the cellar moved out and then “lost”, and probably others.

    Littlewood’s Law or was there a public service announcement to get the tricks in?

  73. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:
    @Tom

    I laugh at the Jewish Parochialism. They completely forgot about Asians.

    the Jews will have all the property of the whole world in their hands

    It will be stamped Made in China.

  74. Karl says:

    how much blueprints, how much explosives, how much wire, how many PEOPLE would it take to setup such a set of three near-simultaneous “controlled demolitions” of gigantic buildings?

    Can anyone show me even ONE TRACE of evidence of such a gigantic project?

    I am in favor of a new investigation.

  75. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:
    @Corvinus

    He was a free lancer for Fox, not an actor, who clearly has background knowledge of such matters.

    To this day, the explanation that “the fire did it” doesn’t really work. To make this plausible you have to have aluminum from airplane debris liquefied starting to generate hydrogen, thus weakening the support structure sufficiently. It’s definitely not impossible:

    https://www.sintef.no/en/latest-news/new-theory-explains-collapse-of-twin-towers/

    But then again, TWA-800 was blamed on an exploding fuel tank (and planes subsequently had to be modified so that long stays on warm tarmac would not cause an explosive air-fuel mixture in a plane’s wings), whereas another explanation is that TWA-800 was a casuality of the Bojinka plot, which would explain traces of explosisves found (the latter had to be explained away with a contrived scenario about bomb sniffer dog training somehow mixing up tail numbers listed in records).

  76. Yeah I know what you mean. A new Pearl Harbor is corny, but ‘a new Gleiwitz’ flopped in the focus groups.

    It’s good to see you cite Salandria. Signaling is an integral part of US state crime, since no one is fooled in the E-ring or abroad. ‘Unthinkable’ echoed in the confidential anthrax letter is another example of the inside signaling that has characterized state crime since the JFK coup. Just as Vincent Salandria got that ‘What are ya gonna do about it?’ bump in Dallas, prospective opponents of the PATRIOT Act got an unmistakable warning to get with the program. In that editorial linking the WTC slapstick to plucky Israelis desperately struggling against the odds for their very existence in the global war on rocks, Keller’s tongue was ready to bust out of his cheek.

  77. Eyeballs says:

    Like almost every other academic I’ve ever met, Curtin is a cowardly scuzzball.

    What’s obvious to everyone is that 9/11 was an assault by the Global Jewish Nation.

    By being too cowardly to name them, he cloaks them and makes himself an accessory to their ongoing global campaign of Godless, bloody murder — even his *own* genocide.

  78. @Corvinus

    That he was a free-lancer for Fox clearly says that he is an actor. A television journalist is an actor. You say he was someone “who clearly has background knowledge of such matters.” How would you know that? Because he sounded sincere? Because he sounded rehearsed? Because he sounded knowledgeable? !! That’s how actors sound. That’s how actors sound when they’ve been well rehearsed.

    I don’t know who he was that day and certainly you don’t either. You make naked assertions, nothing more.

  79. “September the eleventh”
    “December the seventh”

    Is the fact that they rhyme just a handy bonus?

    In the UK, the 7th of July bombings of 2005 which are believed by some to be a false flag event designed to get that population ‘on board’ fell on a date that not only rhymes – “7/7″ but has assonance with “September the eleventh” and obviously rhymes with “9/11″ anyway. It also just happens to be the one day of that month which is expressed the same way regardless of what side of the Atlantic you’re on. Shoulder to shoulder and all that…

  80. Ploskina says: • Website
    @utu

    I have a 1996 Webster’s Universal Unabridged dictionary. I bought it personally when I was a teenager, and it’s been sitting on my bookshelf ever since.

    I looked up ground zero. This pre 9/11 dictionary has the secondary meaning that this video claims was added post 9/11. The wording is different, but the gist of it is the same. “Informal: the very beginning or most Elementary level. Example sentence: Some of the children are starting from Ground Zero.”

    I tend to doubt that someone from the Bush Administration replaced my personal dictionary.

    I’m highly skeptical of the official Narrative of 9/11, but this particular theory just doesn’t seem plausible.

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