A short essay by John Bursill
February 16, 2009
If you haven’t heard of the “Big Tent” approach before then I will
give you a quick explanation of why it is an ongoing problem for the 9/11 Truth
Movement. The “Big Tent” approach is an all inclusive approach that
believes all people professing to be “truth seekers” should be welcomed
and supported by us and we should allow them a platform to push their ideas
and theories regardless of their merits. By merits I mean ideas and theories
supported by evidence-based rational arguments that are peer reviewed and accepted
as credible. The great majority of the 9/11 Truth Community reject ideas or
theories that are without merit, as they believe this will marginalise, dilute,
confuse and isolate us as a movement. They “the Big Tenters” feel
that we “the people” can figure out what is garbage and what is not
and they should be able to present their ideas and theories on an equal footing
in the name of free speech, regardless of their quality. On the other hand I
do hope that these people publish our proven arguments, and am , absolutely
thankful for this service!
In recent times a few new groups have formed that support the “Big Tent”
populist approach, such as “Truth Movement Australia.” I would ask
all of you to be careful not to get to caught up with any group that might be
getting off track with ideas that lack merit! Direct involvement and… Continue reading
In this interview Kevin Ryan discusses the science and psychology of
9/11. He also mentions an upcoming paper that provides strong evidence of incendiary
residues found in the World Trade Center dust. Ryan, who is one of the co-authors
of the paper, says that it is “…much more conclusive than anything we’ve published
before, and is supported by considerable physical testing.”
American Buddhist Net News
ABN: Kevin, you have been a central figure in the 9/11 truth movement. What have you learned from that experience?
KR: The struggle for 9/11 truth has gone on now for over seven years, although I’ve been involved only since 2003. In that time I’ve learned a good deal about history and social inertia, and I’ve made some progress in my communications skills. Many people might think that speaking out publicly, against the wishes of authority like I did, risking one’s career and public standing, can only be harmful to a person. But I’ve found that by showing that I was genuinely seeking a positive outcome, the opportunity to make such a sacrifice became a blessing. There were changes, of course, including a new job and moving to a new town, and a huge amount of work with my new “unpaid job”, but it has been worth it. This is in part due to the fact that I’ve learned that there are many people in the world who feel as I do, that the events of 9/11 were paradoxically something of a gift to… Continue reading
Richard Gage, AIA
founder of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth
will speak on Friday, February 13, 2009, 7pm
at the Tattered Cover Bookstore (LoDo),
1628 16th Street at Wynkoop, Denver
$10 suggested donation
9/11 Blueprint for Truth:
The Architecture of Destruction
A multimedia presentation suitable for professionals and laymen alike.
Please alert your friends and relatives who are architects, engineers, and construction
A special welcome to attendees of the American Citizens’ Summit at the nearby
Denver Sheraton downtown sponsored by the Transpartisan Alliance.
To view/download/print a full-color flyer/poster for this event in .pdf format,
click here: Flyer
Richard Gage, AIA Founder, Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth
Come and hear Richard Gage, AIA, give his outstanding multimedia presentation on the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. You’ll see an abundance of
photographs and video evidence showing that the way in which the towers collapsed is inconsistent with a plane-impact-and-fire scenario and that the collapses in fact exhibited all the characteristics of destruction by explosives. You’ll learn about molten metal in the rubble pile, molten metal flowing from the windows before collapse, the unmistakable chemical signature of a demolition incendiary “thermite” left behind in the debris, and more. Bring your skeptical friends who want solid, documented evidence and disciplined thinking. We need our best critical thinkers to examine this evidence. Richard has put his professional reputation on the line, and over 560 architecture and engineering professionals stand in solidarity with him at AE911truth.org. His credentials are impeccable… Continue reading
Imagine yourself within the mind of Barack Obama, the first African American president of the United States of America. You are a man who knows how “the system” works.
This knowledge has been accrued at hard struggle, and by a remarkable and unique ability to adapt to any environment because you spent a lifetime as an exotic specimen in every environment, from Kansas to Kenya–both African and American, Muslim and Christian, black and white. But you always displayed your native nobility–tribal nobility on your father’s side; nobility of spirit on your mother’s–and you were, with rare exceptions, accepted on your own terms. You were born under the sign of Leo, the lion, the natural leader; and your intelligence was honed with great discipline, under the influence of strong women.
Because your upbringing instilled in you a generosity of spirit that is natural to liberalism, and firsthand understanding from your grandfather of what motivates a man to risk his life for his country and an African father’s sense of freedom, unencumbered by Jim Crow oppression, you are a natural idealist who believes in the promise of America.
But you are also–with laser-focused intensity–a realist. A “pragmatist,” as they say. And no one knows better than you how much danger you are in.
It’s not just the racist crazies, one of whom could always, unexpectedly pop up through some weird quirk in the security system. But that’s only a… Continue reading
This video is dedicated to my neighbor, Greg, who woke me up to the Truth About 9/11 and to all of the givers around the world who wake up others.
You don’t have to be a William Rodriguez, Steven Jones or even a Richard Gage to be a Hero in the Truth Movement. All you have to do is be willing to wake up others, including perfect strangers. It only takes a little bit of Truth to get people to question the reality that they have been fed. Give a DVD, Flyer, Info Card or a Conversation about Building 7 to a stranger and watch them come out of the matrix.
Even if they don’t wake up right away, you are planting a seed for the next person.
Camera: Katy Kurtzman Nate Evans Bruno Bruhwiler Tom from San Diego Steve Wright
Editor: Katy Kurtzman Visual Effects: Bruno Bruhwiler
The Dallas 9/11 Truth Group gave out more than 4,000 newspaper-sized flyers ( http://www.911blogger.com/node/18142 ) and over 1600 DVDs during their marches in both Dallas MLK Parades.
There was the Dallas MLK Parade on Saturday, the 17th.
Monday, the 19th, 9/11 Truth also was represented in The Elite News Dr. Martin Luther King Parade-”The People’s Parade.” This parade is the second largest of its kind in the country, and has always been dubbed “The Peoples Parade.” In 2008, it was reported to have had a turnout of an estimated 200,000 people.
The press was favorable. The live radiostation DJ announces that “9/11 was an inside job”…that he knows, because he saw Loose Change.
The Dallas Morning News wrote: “…and conspiracy theorists offered free computer disks EXPLAINING WHAT REALLY HAPPENED ON Sept. 11.”
Members of the Dallas based “North Texans for 9/11 Truth” marched carrying signs, handing out newspaper-sized flyers and DVDs to the eagerly receptive crowds along the street. “Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth” was represented in the group with an engineer driving in from a hundred miles away to join in the march.
People in the crowds would shout out: “Right on!” “I know it was!” (an inside job) “Yea!” “We know that is right!” “Expose the coverup!” “Inside job!”
There are many unique stories and anecdotes to tell about these two dynamic marches!
People clamored for DVDs and printed material. A lady watching the parade asked for a… Continue reading
Of course, we still wonder why the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists list, which puts Usama bin Laden at the top, still doesn’t list the 9/11 attacks as one of the crimes for which they list him as a terrorist … Long-time readers will recall that The Muckraker Report’s Ed Haas spoke with Rex Tomb, Chief of Investigative Publicity for the FBI in June 2006:
When asked why there is no mention of 9/11 on Bin Laden’s Most Wanted web page, Tomb said, “The reason why 9/11 is not mentioned on Usama Bin Laden’s Most Wanted page is because the FBI has no hard evidence connecting Bin Laden to 9/11.”
Surprised by the ease in which this FBI spokesman made such an astonishing statement, I asked, “How this was possible?” Tomb continued, “Bin Laden has not been formally charged in connection to 9/11.” I asked, “How does that work?” Tomb continued, “The FBI gathers evidence. Once evidence is gathered, it is turned over to the Department of Justice. The Department of Justice than decides whether it has enough evidence to present to a federal grand jury. In the case of the 1998 United States Embassies being bombed, Bin Laden has been formally indicted and charged by a grand jury. He has not been formally indicted and… Continue reading
December 28, 2008
by Harold Saive
In November, 2008, Gators911Truth sent a letter to FBI Director, Robert S.
Mueller, III asking the DOJ to consider the forensic evidence of controlled
demolition as presented by Architect, Richard Gage – founder of AE911Truth.org.
The evidence is presented in Gage’s 2008 DVD lecture titled: "911: BLUEPRINT
FOR TRUTH. The Architecture of Destruction".
The letter was sent under the provisions of TITLE18 USC § 2382, Misprision
of Treason and/or 18 USC § 4 , Misprision of Felony. We received a response
today from the Asst. Dir. of Counterterrorism, Michael J. Heimbach.
That response is here: http://www.gators911truth.org/PDF/FBI-Response.pdf
The November letter to Mueller is here: http://www.gators911truth.org/PDF/911-letter-HWS-Mueller.PDF
How to Destroy the 9/11 Truth Movement: Excellent 9.5 minute video about disinfo, focus, apparently from someone at AE911truth.org. Description states “Spread the word – or in the future the regime will do MUCH worse.”
December 10, 2008
by Jon Gold
Please don’t be offended if you don’t see your event, movie, book, or action in this video. There is literally just too much to fit into a 10 minute video. There is too much to fit into a 3 hour full-length movie. Thank you to everyone that gave their two cents here, and here, to Nicholas Levis, John Albanese, Kyle Hence, Carol Brouillet, Janice Matthews, Justin Martell, Luke Rudkowski, Dylan Avery, and to Lorie Van Auken for helping me make this video. Enjoy.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA November 28, 2008 — After recent theatrical
runs of his narrative feature film ABLE DANGER in New York and Los Angeles,
Lower Merion, Penn., native Dave Herman (aka Paul Krik) will screen his film
for the first time for two nights only in the Philadelphia area on December
17 at Bryn Mawr Film Institute at 7:30pm and December 18 at the Wayne Theater
at 5:00pm, 7:00pm, and 9:11pm presented by 9 /11 (And Beyond) Documentaries.
Herman is a class of 1986 graduate of Lower Merion High School, which coincidentally
happens to be the neighboring Congressional District of U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon
who brought the real “Able Danger” before Senatorial hearings and
exposed the 9/11 whistle blowers. Sander Hicks, whose book The Big Wedding:
9/11, The Whistle Blowers & The Cover Up is seen in the film ABLE DANGER,
will appear for a Q&A after the 9:11pm screening on Dec. 18.
ABLE DANGER, the film, tells the story of Thomas Flynn, a Brooklyn 9/11 truther
(played by Adam Nee), who falls into a noir pastiche when a mysterious Eastern
European beauty (played by Elina Löwensohn, Independent Spirit Award nominee
for “Nadja”) arrives at his bookstore-café with irrefutable
proof of American secret intelligence involvement in the planning and execution
of 9/11. When Thomas is implicated in the murder of his friend and employee,
he’s forced to unravel her complex web of lies while attempting to fight
his natural attraction to her. As it turns out, she possesses… Continue reading
On October 27, 2008, WeAreChangeLA’s Jeremy Rothe-Kushel was on hand to cover an event with William Bratton, the Chief of the LAPD. Bratton was at a Townhall LA event at the Omni Hotel in Downtown LA to give a talk entitled “Crime and Your Bottom Line.” Although Bratton was there to focus on the future of the LAPD in relationship to development and crime-prevention, there was still a media buzz humming about an article Bratton had penned a week earlier with ‘terrorism expert’ R.P. Eddy in the NY Daily News. http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/2008/10/21/2008-10-21_osama_bin_lade…
The article, entitled “Osama Bin Laden wants a vote, so beware a late October surprise,” warned that if “Bin Laden wants to engineer a late-October surprise in 2008, an attack on a significant American economic target may be one of the most tempting opportunities he has had in recent years.” In addition to asserting that “U.S. intelligence is worried” because a “2007 National Intelligence Estimate said that Al Qaeda has reconstituted and may again be capable of hitting the U.S. mainland,” the article also claimed that “Bin Laden may have already begun to weigh in on our coming elections,” because in September, “Al Qaeda launched an assault against the American Embassy in Yemen.”
Bratton, who had worked under Rudolph Giuliani at the helm of NYPD in the 90′s pursuing the “broken windows” policy, became LAPD Police Chief in 2002. He came to the LAPD directly out of a strong working relationship with Kroll Inc. (see: http://fluxrostrum.blogspot.com/2007/05/who-killed-john-oneil.html… Continue reading
All three parts to a debate between 9/11 Activist Jon Gold and Pat Curley the creator of the popular blog ScrewLooseChange.
The debate took place on Monday, November 24th, 2008 on the Franklin Pierce University closed circuit television show, The Dynamic Duo and was moderated by the show’s hosts Justin Martell and Eric Jackman.
The only editing that has been done to the three segments is all references to commercials have been removed (to make the conversation continuous), along with the opening and closing credits. The content of the debate has not been altered in any way.
FP-TV’s The Dynamic Duo is in no way affiliated with the GCN Radio Network show of the same name.
David Ray Griffin on 9/11
The Building Revolution by Increasing Community Knowledge (BRICK), student organization
from SPSCC is proud to announce a free presentation by David Ray Griffin at
the Capitol Theater, Dec 3rd at 7pm. His talk entitled “The New Pearl
Harbor Revisited: 9/11, The Cover-up and the Exposé,” will discuss
new evidence that has come to light regarding 9/11 since the 2004 publication
of his now classic book “The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions About
the Bush Administration and 9-11.”
David Ray Griffin is a retired professor of philosophy of religion and theology
who taught for more than 30 years at the Claremont School of Theology in California.
He has written over 30 books, many of which deal with the 9/11 attacks and the
implausibility of the Government’s explanation of how they happened. Howard
Zinn had this to say about him “Griffin’s status as a renowned theologian
and his systematic approach to the documented evidence lend this work unique
importance and authority. Although still shunned by the mainstream media, his
book has already encouraged many thousands to debate the case for possible government
complicity and at the very least to demand a full, transparent and truly independent
Last Word Books will have available copies of Griffin’s books and DVDs
for sale and signing.
For more information please contact BRICK at (360)870-7637.
Location: Capitol Theater
206 5th Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98501
November 17, 2008
by Mark Dermul
Personally, I would have loved to have a larger audience, but the attendance of 165, including quite a few architects and engineers, I’m not complaining. Not surprisingly, the mainstream media excelled in not showing up.
Richard Gage’s lecture was supported with a very illustrative PowerPoint presentation, filled with revealing video material and a series of very convincing scientific explanations.
At the onset of his presentation, Gage took a poll, wondering how many people still believed in the official version of the events as portrayed by the US governement. About 20 hands went up. To the question how many people had doubts, a lot more hands went skyward.
When asked how many were convinced the destruction of the three buildings was due to ‘explosive controlled demolition’, the majority of the hands went up, proving we were dealing with an already pretty well informed audience.
After the poll, Gage started his explanation. He did so in a soft spoken, unbiased and unpartisan way. He is obviously a professional and never felt the need to dramatize: the facts speak for themselves. Gage did an excellent job uncovering the problems with the official explanation in a scientific way. No two ways about it!
Gage proved that fire (being an organic process) was unable to produce all of the characteristics that we saw, such as the straight-down, symmetrical collapse outside the footprint, the lateral ejection of structural steel up to 600 feet and the chemical evidence of… Continue reading
From Arno Mansouri in Paris, where Richard Gage, AIA spoke on Thursday night,
November 13, 2008
were 242 people attending the presentation (which was slightly above the number
of seats of the venue) on Thursday the 13th of November: a full house indeed
We actually had to refuse some people even though we did put a notice on our
site stating that it was fully booked, and asking people NOT to come if they
had not made reservations already — do note that we probably could have had
about twice as many people if we have had the adequate hall (we had to settle
for this movie house, a larger venue was way too much money for our finances,
unfortunately) and therefore, we had to cease advertising the presentation a
few days before it was held…
We then decided to put the emphasis on getting the info to local (French)
professional architects & engineers, and there were 42 architects and 41
engineers present that night.
Hopefully, a fair amount of the above mentioned professionals will meet up
and create a group of their own, in connection with both A&E and ReOpen911.info
We are going to see to that; it is also just as important that these professionals
pass the information they received to their friends and colleagues, in every
country M. Gage visits.
Everything went fine, as these figures show:
Believers of the Official Conspiracy Theory:
Before the presentation: 13
After the presentation: 1
Before: 62… Continue reading
Discussion of the very real doubts over the World Trade Center attacks was
conspicuously absent from the US presidential race. But America’s international
image will always be tainted as long as the uncertainty remains
by Richard Falk
Sunday 09 November 2008
Journal Issue 13
Every so often attention is called anew to the doubts surrounding the true
character of the events surrounding the 9/11 attacks. Recently, the report of
the collapse of Building 7 represented such an occasion. Any close student of
9/11 is aware of the many serious discrepancies between the official version
of what took place and the actual happenings on that fateful day in 2001. David
Ray Griffin and others have analyzed and assessed these discrepancies in such
an objective and compelling fashion that only wilful ignorance can maintain
that the 9/11 narrative should be treated as a closed book, and that the public
should move on to address the problems of the day.
To accept such a view is to acquiesce in what can be described at best as governmental
evasiveness and irresponsibility, a resolve to leave the discrepancies unexplained.
It is not paranoid under such circumstances to assume that the established elites
of the American governmental structure have something to hide, and much to explain.
What has not been established by the “9/11 Truth Movement” is a
convincing counter-narrative — that is, an alternate version of the events
that clears up to what degree, if at all, the attacks resulted from incompetence,
deliberate inaction,… Continue reading