An Appeal to the Anti-War Movement
By David Chen
If there was an Achilles heel that would definitely bring down not only the Bush Administration, but every tyrannical mechanism they have constructed in their fraudulent “War on Terror”, would you strike at it? As I scour the web and talk to people in the anti-war movement, I have heard disheartening answers ranging from dismissiveness to fear to willful ignorance. I am referring to attitudes regarding the one event used by the neo-cons and their flag waving supporters to justify endless war, government looting, eroding constitutional freedoms, and everything else under the sun, namely 9/11. What is disheartening is that we are missing out on a golden opportunity to unite and bring down the current reign of tyranny.
In light of probable war in Iran, previous scams in history, such as the Nazi Gleiwitz incident and the Iraqi WMD scam , serve as guides as to what we can watch for as the powers that be prepare a staged provocation to lead America to war. It is time for everyone to drop the dismissive attitude towards the rapidly growing 9/11 truth movement. It is time for people to recognize 9/11 truth’s vital role in preserving liberty and stopping future wars of aggression. It is high time for people in the mainstream anti-war movement to investigate 9/11 and expose the official story for the fraud that it is.
“But 9/11 is a distraction to the larger fight to end the war in Iraq…”
I often hear this objection from people who are ignorant of the relationship between 9/11 and our current situation.
This world view perceives 9/11 as a separate “distraction” issue, removed from the issues of the Iraq war, the USA PATRIOT Act, NSA spying, etc. Many will acknowledge that Bush benefited from 9/11, and that 9/11 continues to be used as the justification for the above issues, and still serves as a backdrop in the atmosphere of continual fear (created thru fake terror alerts and manufactured terror busts). However, to many in the anti-war movement, to question the events of 9/11 is considered sacrilegious. It is odd that some people who are quick to doubt and be skeptical of anything bush says will immediately rush to his defense and unquestioningly accept the official 9/11 story, despite the numerous cover-ups, admitted lies, and back sliding distortions and spin that have been put out.
Such an inconsistent approach treats 9/11 as a conveniently coincidental event. This is in spite of the fact that many anti-war activists know about, yet fail to grasp the significance, of the fact that the Iraq and Afghanistan invasions, as well as the freedom eviscerating USA PATRIOT Act were all planned prior to 9/11. Although the roots of our predicament began long before the current administration, the events that have occurred during this war president’s reign cannot be looked at in a vacuum. Far from being a distraction, when looked at in conjunction with everything in the so-called “War on Terror”, 9/11 forms an essential piece of this Administration’s reign of tyranny.
“9/11 will ruin the credibility of the anti-war movement”
In the face of shallow mass media demonization of 9/11 truth, the above objection is understandable, especially in the first few years following 9/11/2001. However, recently the 9/11 truth movement has gained tremendous boosts of attention, spurred on by credible scholars.
As the 9/11 truthers have continually gained credibility, the government has been caught repeatedly lying, covering up, and altering its story. The recently admitted NORAD lies, as reported in the Washington Post, are just the tip of the iceberg. On the other hand, on a regular basis more and more prominent people of all political stripes have come to seriously doubt the official 9/11 fable. The list includes physicists, former fighter pilots, former CIA agents, and even former Reagan officials). At this point, 9/11 truth is exploding in popularity, with poll after poll showing its breakthrough to the mainstream, and media outlets compelled to seriously cover alternative theories of 9/11 government complicity. As Charlie Sheen said, “the worm is turning.”
No one is asking anyone to believe every alternative theory to the official theory. To separate truth from fiction, it is best to keep a skeptical eye on every single aspect of 9/11. especially the government’s version, Given this government’s credibility (or lack thereof), rather than automatically believing the government’s 9/11 story, we must closely everything closely. Upon such close inspection, the official 9/11 story unravels into a series of anomalies, indefensible lies, and unlikely coincidences.
“Just don’t go there”
This position of fear is taken by many on the left (some call them “left gatekeepers”). Fear of the unthinkable or a head in the sand approach will not save this republic. If America has a deadly cancer, we had best confront it head on.
Things people in the mainstream anti-war movement should see, but don’t:
* Historical Precedent: 9/11 truthers are merely anti-war activists who see the big picture. Far from being “conspiracy theorists”, we are people who know history and how modern events fit into history. Many on the Left are familiar with false flag operations (terror blamed on someone else) that take place in foreign nations, but have a tough time believing that US intelligence agencies would do the same in America. History and the nature of man would suggest otherwise. Deluded minds need to be reminded that America is not exempt from history. * Guilty Behavior: The pattern of government cover-ups, lies, and the myriad of inconsistencies with regard to 9/11 suggest a “consciousness of guilt”, just as in the case of the Downing Street memos. It demonstrates the intention to deceive on the part of those involved. It suggests possible complicity and a need for a full investigation. * Overwhelming Evidence: The evidence against the government’s official story is overwhelming. Plenty of sites have already covered this in great documented detail.
As the overarching issue of our time, 9/11 truth can and must be used to tear down the entire fraudulent “War on Terror”. It is critical that the untouchable mother of all scandals must explode like a supernova if we are to prevent another massive terrorist/biological attack on American soil, which will likely be carried out by the military-industrial complex, but blamed on a Hezbollah/Hamas/Al Qaeda combination in conjunction with Iran/Syria. The attack would likely be used to justify further military action in the middle east, most likely against the nations that are blamed for the terror, Iran or Syria. It would also be used to justify the dismantling of our Constitution. Some say that the confluence of recent events indicate a high probability that such a terrorist incident will come in the next 2 months, leading to the beginning of World War III, which neo-cons such as William Kristol and Newt Gingrich have been agitating for.
As anti-war activists, as defenders of the republic, we have the power to stop all of these horrors. I implore everyone in the anti-war movement, regardless of whether you are on the left, center, or right/libertarian side of the false political spectrum, to use the Achilles heel of 9/11 to crush the neo-con tyrannical juggernaut.
“In the beginning, a patriot is a scarce man, hated, feared and scorned, but in time the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.” -Mark Twain
“It’s not like the 20th century, where you had time to get warrants.” -Michael Chertoff, Head of Homeland Security As quoted in the Financial Times