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Roostin' chickens or sittin' ducks in WTC on 9/11??

by Question GW bush regime, left gatekeepers Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2007 at 10:18 AM

The continued claims by "leftist" gatekeepers that the GW Bush regime's 9/11 commission reports are factual and there was no government complicity in the WTC collapse is becoming increasingly suspect..

Following Ward Churchill's dismissal from UC Boulder, many activists on the so-called left have rushed in to defend his 9/11 claims as simply "blowback", and nothing else;

Rosemarie wrote;

"In 2000, before the tragedy of 9/11, Chalmers Johnson published his book titled "Blowback". "Blowback" won an American Book Award in 2001. Most who follow US foreign policy knew that the American people would pay a price. The only surprise about 9/11 was the where and when. The "why" was well known and documented years before, but ignored by the media. Churchill's explanation of the "why" has offended and shocked only those who were not paying attention."

Let me state that i was one of "the mob" who attacked Ward Churchill for making statements about "roosting chickens" & "little Eichmanns" immediately after 9/11. However, my opposition to Ward was NOT because of the "little Eichmanns" comparison, as i believe this to be true (nor was i the least bit offended). My opposition was with Ward's denouncement of 9/11 truth seeking activists of ALL political views who seriously questioned the GW Bush regime's 9/11 commission "official version" of the hijacked jet liners alone being responsible for the WTC collapse. Nor do i feel that it is "racist" as Ward claims to believe that the Saudi Arabian hijackers themselves were not entirely responsible for the final collapse of the WTC buildings hours after the initial plane crash..

Based on physical evidence it is nearly impossible to believe the GW Bush regime's story of 9/11 as a "pancake collapse" where the weight of burning material eventually heated and weakened the WTC's steel support beams (core & shell) and caused a progressive (or should we say "neo-liberal") collapse of the floors from the top down. Most likely a previously planned demolition from the bottom up resulted in the rapid vertical collapse of the WTC towers, the burning jet fuel provided the needed excuse for this engineered collapse..

Was the WTC collapse a form of "Blowback" resulting from decades of U.S. foreign policy hostile to Muslim people in the Middle East (Palestine, Saudi occupation by US/Israel, etc.)? Or were the unfortunate "Eichmann-esque" technocrats in the WTC simply "sittin' ducks" who were sacrificed by the GW bush/Cheney regime as pretext for the Patriot Act surveillence state in U.S. and the long term U.S. military occupation of Iraq/n??

The blowback factor occurs in the initial 9/11 attacks on the WTC from a controlled group of Saudis known as "Al-Queda", many of whom were initially trained by the CIA years ago. Yes, there was a sacrifice of lost lives made by the U.S. in allowing this initial attack on the WTC to occur, though the response of GW bush regime's invasion of Iraq shows that there are "benefits" to allowing a significant sacrifice (WTC, U.S. soldiers in Iraq, etc..)to occur. The "benefits" appear today in the form of privatization of occupied Iraqi oil reserves, mostly reaped by petroleum corporations. When tracing the Saudi royal family history alongside the Bush family, there are many shared interests related to monopolization of Iraqi oil reserves that cannot be ignored..

The claim that GW Bush already knew of a potential attack on the WTC by Saudi hijackers we call "Al-Queada" is not racist, simply par for the course in U.S. global policy. That GW Bush (or brother Marvin Bush, head of WTC security) knew this attack was coming and planned to make the 9/11 damage monumentally worse by collapsing the foundations of WTC buildings is the initial stage of a shock and awe campaign of an imperialist dictatorship. Would GW Bush himself feel remorse over the lost lives of the "little Eichmann" technocrats who died in the WTC collapse? Not so much as to prevent this self-inflicted 9/11 terrorist attack to enable a long term U.S. military occupation of Iraq, Afganistan, and now Iran..

More on Marvelous Marvin Bush;

"Marvin P. Bush, the president’s younger brother, was a principal in a company called Securacom that provided security for the World Trade Center, United Airlines, and Dulles International Airport. The company, Burns noted, was backed by KuwAm, a Kuwaiti-American investment firm on whose board Marvin Burns also served. [Utne]

According to its present CEO, Barry McDaniel, the company had an ongoing contract to handle security at the World Trade Center "up to the day the buildings fell down."

The company lists as government clients "the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S Air force, and the Department of Justice," in projects that "often require state-of-the-art security solutions for classified or high-risk government sites."

Stratesec (Securacom) differs from other security companies which separate the function of consultant from that of service provider. The company defines itself as a "single-source" provider of "end-to-end" security services, including everything from diagnosis of existing systems to hiring subcontractors to installing video and electronic equipment. It also provides armored vehicles and security guards."

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For all the info Ward Churchill has on the U.S. military campaigns by force and deception against indigenous north americans, leading up to the COINTELPRO investigations of AIM, framing of Leonard Peltier, etc.. it is amazing that with regards to 9/11 Ward buys the GW bush regime's "9/11 Commission" report as factual evidence, and anyone who dissents from this claim is in his words a "racist" who thinks that Saudi Arabs are incapable of flying planes into buildings and collapsing them completely and vertically down to the ground floor, bending steel support beams and all. Funny how the right wing media labels 9/11 truthseekers who don't buy the Bushit regime's 9/11 story as "unpatriotic". So 9/11 truthseekers are then either unpatriotic or racist, depending on which side of the U.S. brainwash camp your ideology resides in. We can then add Ward's name to the list of official left gatekeepers (Noam Chomsky, Amy Goodman, etc..) who accept the GW Bush regime's 9/11 commisssion report hook, line and sinker..

Meanwhile there are many other Native American activists besides Ward Churchill who are demanding that the U.S. recognize the broken treaties and restore land rights for indigenous peoples. Most likely these true AIM activists won't claim that GW Bush regime's 9/11 version is factual either!!

"However, on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26, leaders of the national and local American Indian Movement met together in San Francisco to strategize how to deal with Ward Churchill and a self-styled radical faction of his followers. Present at the meeting were AIM National President and co-founder, Clyde Bellecourt; AIM National Board Member and Northern California AIM Director, Carol Standing Elk; Southern California AIM Director, Fern Mathias; California AIM Publicist, Patti Jo King; long-time AIM affiliate, Floyd Red Crow Westerman; International Indian Treaty Council President, William Means; and IITC Information Director, Yvonne Swan. They were accompanied by Anishinabe spiritual leader Ellie Favel who carried with her a sacred medicine bundle, and an urgent message from the gathering of traditional spiritual leaders in Minnesota.

The group gathered to discuss their concerns regarding a defamatory "tribunal" in which distinguished Indian leaders of national and local Indian organizations were "put on trial" and condemned by a radical group of self-styled "Indian activists" falsely claming to be members of the American Indian Movement, and spearheaded by ring leader Ward Churchill.

While it was seen as one last effort to reason with those Indian and non-Indian friends that were being manipulated by these conspirators, we are again reminded of the advice of our elder who said, "Let them speak, let them say all they will say, and when they are done, they will have no more to say."

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Shame on ANY so-called leftist (or rightist) who under the guise of "credibility" lacks the courage to question the GW bush/Cheney regime's official version of the 9/11 commission!!

"Amy Goodman's Not-So-Good Coverage of 9/11

author: Mark Robinowitz


"In the fall of 2002, Ms. Goodman spoke in the same room at the University of Oregon during a previous speaking tour. After her speech (which was very similar to her May 2004 speech), I asked her after the event if she would help investigate the recently disclosed story of how the Air Force, CIA, NORAD and National Reconnaissance Office were conducting "war games" similar to 9/11 during the 9/11 "attacks," which were apparently used to confuse the air defense response. She would not reply, and looked at me in apparent fear. It was a particularly strange response considering she had just spoken eloquently about her tremendous courage in reporting on the massacre in East Timor. (The issue of the 9/11 war games on 9/11 has not ever been mentioned on Democracy Now -- and it is likely that if they were, DN would run the risk of losing their foundation funding, which would force them to lay off much of their staff.)"

more on left gatekeepers, 9/11 censorship @;

To contradict claims by left gatekeepers that 9/11 truthseekers are all misled "rightards", here's what Hugo Chavez has to say about an independent 9/11 investigation;

"Upon visiting, Rodriguez said that the President of the Assembly, Nicolas Maduro's home was brimming with books, videos and documents about the 9/11 cover-up. Maduro, Venezuela's top legislator, intoned that he was ready to create an international investigative committee, looking into the "international crime scene" that is 9/11 and that this would be structured via Hugo Chavez's government.

Rodriguez and Walter are also set to appear on Hugo Chavez's weekly broadcast 'Alo Presidente' - which is often subsequently the source of major international headlines. If there is no coverage of this event then we know for sure that a blackout order is in place.

Rodriguez and Walter offered their full support for Charlie Sheen's recent public stance on 9/11 and were heartened by his efforts. The potential of a government level inquiry endorsed by Hugo Chavez dovetails with Sheen's call for an independent investigation to be carried out by political foreign nationals.

Though the establishment media will no doubt seek to demonize Chavez as a militant with an axe to grind, this is an exciting development and the next step on the road to a genuine investigation that will seek to uncover the truth rather than hide skeletons and whitewash as was witnessed with the staged Kean committee."


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