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  •  it always seemed to me that the second Tuesday in (4+ / 0-)

    September was chosen, by whoever planned it, for the big event not because it was Tuesday, or because it was September, but because people say things and e-mail things like "Uncle Fred had a heart attack and we called 9-1-1," so frequently that 9-1-1 was a phrase that would not call attention or be a cause for a red flag. I'm not saying whose idea I think it was, just that it occurred to me, immediately, because I was already aware of the "rumors" of this.

    •  In Europe... (2+ / 0-)

      and many other isn't 9/11; it's 11/9.

      •  exactly. And I have a photo, which I don't know (0+ / 0-)

        how to put on line at this very moment. But I will describe it:
        it is a screenshot of my TV that looks like this
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        81 mm Mortar Tail Assembly Fragments

        photo here of                                photo here of pile
        the end of 'one of them'                of grey metal fragments
        with date stamp
        noted by their red circle
        graphic, unreadable in my photo
        but instantly noticeable to me
        as a date that only made sense if you read it

        Hidden Enemy in Iraq?
        Is US Fighting Iran?

        And this is to go with the story on the Today show in which "US accuses Iran of arming Iraq Militants"

        We are accusing Iran of arming Iraq with American-manufactured "EFPs"...?!

        Apparently so, although as I remember it, other people noticed that too and the story shriveled up and slunk away.

      •  a respectable link to the beginning of this story (0+ / 0-)

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