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  •  It's on Twitter and Faux News (1+ / 0-)
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    BWildered

    It is mostly nothing but political catnip, but among Glenn Beck fans and "9/12" movement folks, it's a big deal.

    by the way, here are the 9/11 questions that the "Truthers" wanted answered (in 2004):

    We want truthful answers to questions such as:

    Why were standard operating procedures for dealing with hijacked airliners not followed that day?
    Why were the extensive missile batteries and air defenses reportedly deployed around the Pentagon not activated during the attack?
    Why did the Secret Service allow Bush to complete his elementary school visit, apparently unconcerned about his safety or that of the schoolchildren?
    Why hasn't a single person been fired, penalized, or reprimanded for the gross incompetence we witnessed that day?
    Why haven't authorities in the U.S. and abroad published the results of multiple investigations into trading that strongly suggested foreknowledge of specific details of the 9/11 attacks, resulting in tens of millions of dollars of traceable gains?
    Why has Sibel Edmonds, a former FBI translator who claims to have knowledge of advance warnings, been publicly silenced with a gag order requested by Attorney General Ashcroft and granted by a Bush-appointed judge?
    How could Flight 77, which reportedly hit the Pentagon, have flown back towards Washington D.C. for 40 minutes without being detected by the FAA's radar or the even superior radar possessed by the US military?
    How were the FBI and CIA able to release the names and photos of the alleged hijackers within hours, as well as to visit houses, restaurants, and flight schools they were known to frequent?
    What happened to the over 20 documented warnings given our government by 14 foreign intelligence agencies or heads of state?
    Why did the Bush administration cover up the fact that the head of the Pakistani intelligence agency was in Washington the week of 9/11 and reportedly had $100,000 wired to Mohamed Atta, considered the ringleader of the hijackers?
    Why did the 911 Commission fail to address most of the questions posed by the families of the victims, in addition to almost all of the questions posed here?
    Why was Philip Zelikow chosen to be the Executive Director of the ostensibly independent 911 Commission although he had co-authored a book with Condoleezza Rice?

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      Judge Moonbox

      I thought all "truthers" cared about were missiles, holograms, and planes not hitting buildings.

      What's so awful about those questions?
      <snark>

      We tend to forget that Nixon getting away with Watergate was likelier at the time than his getting caught. A few minor things went wrong that need not have.

      And yet dozens, maybe hundreds, would have known the truth about a criminal conspiracy. Those who suspected the truth behind the "break-in" story would have been... mmmm "theorists". Despicable theorists.

      And we all pretend that we are quite sure we know what the "plumbers unit" was looking for in Democratic Party offices of Lawrence O'Brien? Right?
      Links between the burglars and intelligence agencies and ubiquitous Cubans all got cleared up. Right and Tight!

      So we are all pretty good at knowing when a criminal conspiracy has been adequately investigated.

      The Kean/Hamilton 9/11 Commission investigated and described a criminal conspiracy. Yet Kean and Kerrey and other members describe being lied to and having considered taking criminal action against some military and government witnesses.

      I prefer politicians who knowingly sign petitions for a new investigation of 9/11.  It makes them seem "cleaner", intellectually curious, and more likely to favor transparency in government.

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