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First half-hour: Henry Herskovitz breaks the good news: The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan at Detroit has upheld the First Amendment right of Henry and others to protest Zionism, Jewish power, and the Palestinian genocide in front of Beth Israel Synagogue in Ann Arbor. As the court writes in its decision: “Every Saturday morning since September 2003, protesters have picketed the Beth Israel Synagogue. Their group typically comprises six to twelve people, and they display signs on the grassy sections by the sidewalk in front of the synagogue and across the street from it. The signs carry inflammatory messages, with statements such as ‘Resist Jewish Power,’ ‘Jewish Power Corrupts,’ ‘Stop Funding Israel,’ ‘End the Palestinian Holocaust,’ and ‘No More Holocaust Movies.’” Looks like the First Amendment isn’t quite dead yet.

Second half-hour: Richard Gage, AIA appears for what he describes as his “first tell-all interview disclosure” on his stepping down from Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, which he founded in 2007.

(Republished from Truth Jihad by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Foreign Policy • Tags: 9/11, Civil Liberties, Judicial System 
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  1. lavoisier says: • Website

    Great podcast and finally some good news on the free speech front.

  2. R.C. says:

    I only read Mr. Gage’s letter. Class act, man. Keep up the good fight!
    R.C.

    • Replies: @SolontoCroesus
  3. polistra says: • Website

    When an organization reaches a certain size, Parkinson’s Law kicks in. Growth is the only thing that counts, and the original purpose no longer matters. Mainstream credibility and mainstream money are needed to grow faster, so the organization converges to mainstream ideas, or even worse switches to crime.

    Sounds like AE911 has reached that point, converging to HBO.

    Gage is smart to pull away. When truth is your main goal, Parkinson is the enemy.

  4. utu says:

    Richard Gage very disappointing and uninspiring. And guilty of grave imprudence for speaking nonsense about covid. Self-sabotage? Keep it up and you will destroy everything you have tried to build.

    The decision to purge Richard Gage seems to be correct.

    • Agree: Wizard of Oz
    • Troll: Nancy, anaccount, Mevashir
  5. Neil says:

    In 2010, I was arrested for (1) threats to bomb or injure property, (2) threats to accuse UCSB of crimes and (3) threats to incite a strike because I had been inciting a strike at UCSB demanding 9-11 TRUTH. I was jailed for ten days as a political prisoner and, after paying bail, committed for twelve days as a political dissident. I was finally released after three shrinks unanimously concluded that I had no mental illness, no personality disorders and required no medication. The charges were trumped up because, as the prosecution admitted, I was getting close to inciting the strike. The police also admitted that they knew I hadn’t crossed the line of any law but that they had to arrest me anyway. I “threatened” nothing. I did accuse UCSB of committing crimes and I did incite a strike. Both legal. After ten months of dragging the process out trying to get me to accept a plea bargain, that I always refused since I was not guilty, charges were dropped two days before the scheduled trial because UCSB knew they would lose and be exposed in court as unaccountable mafia criminal thugs. They did, however, squash the strike.

    [MORE]

    In 2013, after reading Mark Kurlansky’s, “Non-Violence: the History of a Dangerous Idea,” I nonviolently broke one UCSB window demanding 9-11 TRUTH. My reasoning was that others would nonviolently break one university window until all university windows across the nation were broken demanding the long-overdue and still-imperative INDEPENDENT 9-11 INVESTIGATION led by retired U.S. Army General Antonio Taguba and retired U.S. Navy Admiral William Fallon.

    My defense was that according to the Declaration of Independence, it was my right and DUTY to break that window as my government had fallen into absolute despotism on 9-11.

    While preparing for trial, I needed an expert witness to testify that, based on available information, I was justified in thinking an INDEPENDENT 9-11 INVESTIGATION was necessary. I asked my lawyer to contact Architects and Engineers for 9-11 TRUTH. Although initially enthusiastic, they eventually declined to serve as an expert witness because my Facebook page asserted that I believed 9-11 was a Zionist job. Ever since, I have considered Architects and Engineers for 9-11 Truth to be a Zionist front organization designed to give the appearance of opposition while serving only to make people think there was opposition when there was none. They have done nothing of significance.

    I was jailed for four months, convicted of felonious vandalism after pleading no contest, 3 years probation, 3 years gag order, 6 months with GPS ankle bracelet, \$6000 fine for \$600 window (paid in full), and 1 year mandatory stay at a V.A. mental facility in Los Angeles where I received 100 hours of cognitive behavioral therapy.

    Nobody, as far as I know, has yet to break a second window.
    I am disappointed.

    • Thanks: JWalters
    • Replies: @Derer
  6. cranc says:

    I have some admiration for Gage’s determination and organisation skills. AE911 has been consistently good at marshaling the demolition evidence and stronger for staying focused upon that.
    He has not been a good figurehead for the movement though. He is not a great communicator and I wish he had the seen the wisdom of letting someone else be a spokesperson.
    An article I read recently made the case that in terms of long term consequences, the lesser known anthrax attacks are proving to be of greater significance than the demolished towers. The merging of public health and the security complex that started in 2001 has come to full fruition with Covid, and we are weighed heavily by that dire harvest.
    One thing I learned from engaging with 911 material (and it is even more pertinent to today’s events) was that no matter how important for people like me, for many (even highly educated people) evidence holds little sway when faced with the Big Lie. I thank Gage for his work at AE911 but long ago realised that the message needs a charismatic messenger and a context to make sense of it. People understand the world through stories, and it took me several years before I read beyond the bulk of the Truth movement’s material to get a hold of a story that made sense of 911 (and Covid).

    With respect to the HBO/ Jones / Slate events, is it possible it was a set up to discredit Gage, AE911 and re-enforce the Covid orthodoxy?

  7. @R.C.

    I listened to only Henry Herskovitz. Since 2003 he’s pursued his righteous mission. Wish I’d heard of him earlier, and would like to know how similar activism can spread across the nation.

    Zionism on the Ballot.

  8. I completely agree with Gage on Covid. Good for him.

    • Replies: @SolontoCroesus
  9. Derer says:
    @Neil

    We knew all the details thru MSM about Soviet’s mental facilities for political opposition…but the USA pseudo-democracy practices the same filth too.

  10. pq says:

    Richard Gage is absolutely right on covid. There is a shift from Global War of Terror on the people to Global War of Vaccines on the people in order to control them.

    The evidence is absolutely clear for this pandemic theatre of pseudoscience. People who have symptoms of a respiratory illness may obviously have a respiratory virus and need to be treated.
    The main reason for excess mortality was the breakdown of normal healthcare system functioning.
    unreliable tests, and slapping a covid label on anyone.

    But there is zero evidence in the scientific literature IF YOU COMPARE THE symptoms and treatments to anything that was published pre-2020 that there is anything different about covid-19 relative to influenza, pneumonia, ARDs and sepsis pre-2020.

    The World Economic Forum laid out three things in their first Risk Report in 2006 that would be used to control people: terrorism, pandemics and climate change. When people get tired of pandemic theatre, climate change theatre will be used. Terrorism, infectious disease and environmental issues are real threats but not in the way they are described in the media.

    1) Covid is NOT deadly for the vast majority of people of any age / comorbidity especially if they receive proper treatment with a range of basic medicines in time to prevent the disease from worsening. Risk factors for hospitalization or death from covid are clearly defined.

    2) “Covid-19” pneumonia is basically a rebranding of a wide range of respiratory and inflammatory symptoms that have always existed ranging from cold, flu, pneumonia through to ARDs and sepsis.

    3) The almost FOUR MILLION genome sequences of “sars-cov-2” which have been uploaded to GISAID are all over the place and not so different from previous coronaviruses. By contrast there are barely 1,200 genome sequences of seasonal influenza A/H3N2.

    4) Excess all cause mortality varies widely between and among countries. In March 2020 the world was shown apocalyptic images of Bergamo in Northern Italy while Verona in a different administrative health region less than 100 km away had empty hospital beds. Excess mortality occurred ONLY where
    a) elderly were neglected in care homes
    b) hospitals collapsed under hysteria and / or mismanagement
    c) people were not given proper treatment in time or killed with unnecessary ventilators etc.

    If you look at raw data on vaccines in the medical journals and from Pfizer itself, it’s clear that the vaccines are useless at best, dangerous at worst. There has been a lot of statistical manipulation to come up with the “effectiveness” figures you see thrown around. “Effectiveness” is calculated based on some assumptions and models. You need to investigate the model and seeing if it makes any sense before looking at “95%” effectives.

  11. Kudos for Richard speaking his mind on whatever topic. He is being too hard on himself. When I read the Slate article that Richard linked to on his substack it made me wonder one more time: how did these people — Slate writers and folks like Colbert — get to be so clueless.

    • Replies: @Brad Anbro
  12. @nosquat loquat

    Based on your comment, I listened to Gage.
    Agree with nosquat loquat and with R.C. @ #2.

    It must be hard to bear the burden of losing the Spike Lee exposure, but he did get some powerful words out about the Covid fraud.

  13. JWalters says:

    These are two courageous tellers of truth. The financial mobsters in the City of London and Wall Street did not expect the internet. (There’s a Monty Python style sketch in there.) Now they’re panicking. We see Nancy Pelosi, arms flailing, desperately haranguing AOC on the House floor over extortion money for Israel. (Looks like some serious threats involved there.) Facts are leaking out everywhere. Their dam is cracking. The discussion is advancing against them on many independent fronts. Birnham Wood is coming to Dunsinane.

  14. My day was made when I read this news about Henry Herskovitz and his fellow protesters. For 18 years (!), they’ve been picketing the synagogue in Ann Arbor. Their message–“Stop Funding Israel,” “Jewish Power Corrupts,” and the like– must have rattled some chains.

    Fortunately, there’s at least one federal judge in this country who upholds the First Amendment. . . .

  15. Edie says:

    Congratulations Richard on employment so soon but despondent over the loss of David Meiswinkle He’s refreshingly honest, articulate and will be missed.

  16. bjondo says:

    Spike Lee’s professional environment is dominated by
    powerful people who deny the truths of 9-11 and C-19.

    5 dancing shlomos

  17. @BoomerDoomer

    Just keep in mind the old saying – it is very difficult to know something when your job depends on you NOT KNOWING IT.

  18. For what it is worth, many years ago, I was a volunteer with the AE911Truth organization. I am not an architect or an engineer; I am a retired industrial electrician, having worked for over 40 years in that endeavor.

    As a volunteer, I participated in conference telephone calls, attempted to circulate 9/11 Truth
    information, etc. I even held a “mini press conference” in the front of the office of my U.S Representative – complete with TV coverage.

    After being a volunteer for a while, I got the feeling that I was “banging my head against a brick wall” and politely bowed out of the organization. While I was a volunteer, Mr. Gage would at times participate in some of the conference telephone calls and give his input on various matters.

    I have the utmost respect for Mr. Gage and I will give him credit for “not losing faith” in the 9/11 Truth “movement.” I wish him the best in the future.

    I am now 70 years old and I doubt very much if I will EVER see a REAL investigation of the crimes of 9/11, with a grand jury duly convened, equipped with complete subpoena powers. I believe that there is a simple reason for this – judges do not want to DIE. It is that simple!

    Thank you.

    • Replies: @Mevashir
  19. Mevashir says:
    @Brad Anbro

    Back in 2006 I distributed 9/11 truth information to an international news convention being held in Colorado. It was a one-page flyer that contained information including a link to Gage’s organization. On my third day circulating among the media stars, a Fox News employee took me off to the side of the area and explained in a very sorrowful tone of voice the following:

    “Son [he said] you’re wasting your time here. Everyone in the media knows that 9/11 was a cover-up and a whitewash. But the ((media owners)) in New York won’t allow us to investigate the truth.”

    Afterwards the full implication of what he said hit me: that every media person in America is a whore who knowingly promulgates a lie simply in order to pay their rent and feed their families. This may be the death knell of American society.

    • Replies: @Brad Anbro
  20. Mevashir says:

    I would like to ask Kevin Barrett about the 19 hijackers myth. Do you think the number 19 was deliberately chosen because of its prominence in mystical and numerical interpretations of the Quran? I have read that the number 19 appears in what many Muslims regard as supernatural forms throughout the Quranic text.

  21. @Mevashir

    Thank you for your comments. While I was a volunteer for AE911 Truth, I was talking with another individual of that organization who told me that EVERY U.S. Representative and Senator had been contacted at least once and that none of them would touch the subject. That was what made me realize that I was banging my head into a brick wall!

    As I have said before, many times and to many people, UNLESS a grand jury is convened with complete subpoena powers, the 9/11 Truth movement will go nowhere. If a group of very smart lawyers in New York & New Jersey (Lawyers’ Committee for 9/11 Inquiry) cannot obtain “standing” in a court of law, what is a group of “average” citizens going to accomplish? NOTHING!

    I have told my girl friend that they need to open up a museum in the USA, with exhibits of the many people who have met untimely and/or mysterious deaths in our country but they would need a building the size of a Walmart Supercenter to house all of the exhibits and there would not be enough room in that building to contain all of the exhibits!

    • Replies: @Mevashir
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  22. Mevashir says:
    @Brad Anbro

    Yes I would have to agree with you. After 20 years as a 9/11 truth crusader I have given up because society is ruled by ruthless cynics who hate the truth and populated by useless wimps who won’t fight for the truth.

    (400 million firearms and billions of rounds of ammunition in our country for what purpose? Just so the proud NRA members can jerk themselves off on the shooting range? They’ve never defended a single National freedom or stood up for a single National issue. Why don’t 1 million NRA guys armed with AR-15s surround the CDC building in Atlanta and then burn it to the ground?)

    All the masterdebating here on Unz is about as valuable as a man jerking off and then telling his friends he got his imaginary girlfriend pregnant and will have an imaginary baby. It’s all a futile exercise and self deception and pointless venting. Maybe the authorities even encourage it simply to diffuse popular rage in a totally useless and impotent manner.

  23. Iris says:
    @Brad Anbro

    That was what made me realize that I was banging my head into a brick wall!

    I don’t think so, and I don’t think that the collective effort deployed by the 9/11 Truthers will be lost.

    Too much information has been dug up and finely and conclusively analysed. It is very easy, within a circle of scientists/physicists/engineers, to understand and prove what happened at the WTC, at the exclusion of any other alternative explanation.

    The only reason why this truth cannot come to the forefront is because 9/11 worn-out “secrets” are protected by Israeli-ZOG state power.

    As the ZOG’s hegemonic power starts to wane, the 9/11 Truth will be spoken and uncovered in other nations worldwide, those in particular which most suffered from the War on Terror.

    The reckoning of the 9/11 major crime against humanity is inevitable; it is only delayed for a few years by the Israeli control over the mainstream media, a control that cannot outlast America’s fast-disappearing economic and military domination.

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