These numbers might seem surprising, given the precious little
positive exposure our movement has received from the mainstream
media to this point (with the exception, of course, of the excellent
coverage of the Jones 9/11 Symposium by CSPAN). But I believe what
they actually reveal is that as people continue to witness things
like the mountain of Bush lies that launched the disaster that is
Iraq, his pathetic lack of any kind of coherent plan to get us out,
warrantless wiretapping, secret examining of our banking records,
bogus signing statements, his belief that he is above the law, and
his obvious contempt for the Constitution ("Stop throwing the
Constitution in my face...It's just a goddamned piece of paper"),
they're putting two and two together, questioning everything, doing
their homework and learning the truth for themselves.
Imagine where these poll numbers will go if the mainstream media
really starts giving the truth movement some legitimate coverage.
From the Zogby poll, incidentally, it's also very interesting to
note that 43 percent were not aware of the collapse of World Trade
Center Building 7 on 9/11. This was a 47-story building that did
have small fires burning in various places, but was not hit by any
airplane, nor by either of the falling twin towers, yet collapsed
straight down, at free-fall speed, into its own footprint at around
5:30 that afternoon. There has never been an official explanation
given for the collapse of building 7, and the 9/11 Commission
completely ignored the collapse in its final report.
Is it not disturbing that a 47-story building became the third steel
frame structure in history to completely collapse on its own, the
first two being WTC towers 1 and 2 earlier that same day, and the
9/11 Commission didn't care enough to even comment on it? Many have
burned for as long as several days, but no steel frame building
anywhere in the world had ever collapsed due to fire before 9/11,
and none have collapsed due to fire since 9/11.
Pentagon False Flag
As far as the Pentagon is concerned, there is no concrete evidence
of a 757 crash. Something obviously did hit the building, of course,
but photos indicate that it was something much smaller. A 757 is 155
feet long, 44 feet high (to the top of the rear stabilizer), with a
124 foot wingspan and two engines that are each 8 feet in diameter,
each weighing 6 tons. The building is 71 feet tall.
The initial Pentagon impact (before the partial building collapse)
left a round hole approximately 16 feet in diameter, with fully
intact windows directly above and to each side. There was no initial
damage to the building where the wings, engines or tail of a 757
would have hit.
Whatever really did hit the Pentagon is no doubt seen clearly on the
security videotapes that were confiscated from the nearby gas
station and Sheraton National Hotel by the FBI within minutes of the
impact on the morning of 9/11, which is why they have never been
released. Doesn't it seem odd that our TV screens were plastered
with thousands of images of planes flying into the World Trade
Center in the first few days after 9/11, yet we have never been
shown the full motion video of the Pentagon impact that is known to
exist? What are they hiding?
The PNAC Factor
No story on this issue would be complete without mentioning the
Project for the New American Century (PNAC), a neo-conservative,
pro-war "think tank", hell bent on mobilizing America's massive
military strength to serve their own worldwide imperial mission.
PNAC counts among its membership such prominent people as Vice
President Dick Cheney, Defense Secreatry Donald Rumsfeld, Cheney's
former chief of staff Scooter Libby, Rumsfeld's former assistant
Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz (who now heads the World Bank),
and Jeb Bush, Governor of Florida and the president's brother.
In September of 2000, PNAC issued a report called
Rebuilding America's Defenses (you'll need a pdf file reader –
get it free from Adobe), which is basically their war manifesto.
Wolfowitz is said to be the main architect of the manifesto, which
is based on a document called "The Wolfowitz Doctrine", written in
1992 by then Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Wolfowitz and his
then assistant Libby.
Of course, PNAC couldn't initiate their plan without having people
in very prominent positions in government to pull the right strings.
That's why Cheney, when tapped to lead the search for George W.
Bush's vice presidential running mate for the 2000 election, chose
himself. He then of course made sure his long time, war mongering,
neocon friend Don Rumsfeld (they go back to the Nixon administration
together) was inserted as the new Defense Secretary, another key
position. Wolfowitz and Libby followed to fill their respective
positions in the new Bush government.
See my original article on 9/11 –
"The Ugliest Truth", for details on the cozy little 35 year
friendship between Rummy and Uncle Dick, as well as many links for
you to explore regarding the truth about 9/11.
The problem the PNAC had, even with all the right people in place,
was that they couldn't launch a war and initiate their plan just
because they wanted to. The people would never go for it, and
Congress would never fund it. They needed an excuse.
Indeed, this is something they themselves recognized. On page 51 of
"Rebuilding America's Defenses" (again, issued in September of 2000,
one year before 9/11), you will find the following quote:
"Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings
revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some
catastrophic and catalyzing event - like a new Pearl Harbor."
So once again, I ask you:
19 pissed off guys with boxcutters, whose only apparent benefit was
the supposed 72 virgins waiting for them when they got to the other
side, or a rouge criminal element within our own government, with
the means, motive and standing to benefit tremendously, both
financially and politically?
May the truth soon be revealed for the entire world to see.
John Perry is
a radio personality, freelance writer and citizen activist. Reach
him directly via his website, johnperryonline.com
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