There are certain subjects you do not talk about in polite company. There are certain Conspiracy Theories that people are not willing to accept. An example is there is no Gold in Fort Knox and Dominique Strauss Khan was set up for discovering it. Russia Says IMF Chief Jailed For Discovering All US Gold Is Gone. It is why the media have not connected any dots on Global Climate Change despite the Biblical Plaque of Storms, Floods and Fires shown every night on the News. An incredible teachable moment wasted. It is why Al Gore's latest article should be in the N.Y. Times Magazine Section or Time Magazine not in the back of the this week's Rolling Stone. It is why stories of the uprising in Minnesota and the Backstabbing of the Middle Class are never reported by Brian Williamson and the MSM.
On June 13 2011 it was Big News that the Pentagon Papers have finally been released by the government. But the statements from Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg about 9/11 have not been covered by the corporate media. As George Washingtons Blog on Zero Hedge points out:
Air Force Colonel and key Pentagon official Karen Kwiatkowski - who blew the whistle on the Bush administration's efforts to concoct false intelligence about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction - wrote (page 26):
I have been told by reporters that they will not report their own insights or contrary evaluations of the official 9/11 story, because to question the government story about 9/11 is to question the very foundations of our entire modern belief system regarding our government, our country, and our way of life. To be charged with questioning these foundations is far more serious than being labeled a disgruntled conspiracy nut or anti-government traitor, or even being sidelined or marginalized within an academic, government service, or literary career. To question the official 9/11 story is simply and fundamentally revolutionary. In this way, of course, questioning the official story is also simply and fundamentally American.
Several months after 9/11, famed news anchor Dan Rather told the BBC that American reporters were practicing "a form of self-censorship":
There was a time in South Africa that people would put flaming tires around peoples' necks if they dissented. And in some ways the fear is that you will be necklaced here, you will have a flaming tire of lack of patriotism put around your neck. Now it is that fear that keeps journalists from asking the toughest of the tough questions.... And again, I am humbled to say, I do not except myself from this criticism.
What we are talking about here - whether one wants to recognise it or not, or call it by its proper name or not - is a form of self-censorship.
The alternative media from Keith Olbermann, Glenn Greenwald, Amy Goodman and AlterNet (has not produced a piece on 911 since 2006) have dropped the subject and even Daily Kos have not done a good job on this 911 story. Even the fact that
1500 Architects & Engineers are calling for a new investigation does not make it to MSM.
More from George Washington's Blog:
Ellsberg says that the government has ordered the media not to cover 9/11:
Ellsberg seemed hardly surprised that today's American mainstream broadcast media has so far failed to take [former FBI translator and 9/11 whistleblower Sibel] Edmonds up on her offer, despite the blockbuster nature of her allegations [which Ellsberg calls "far more explosive than the Pentagon Papers"].
As Edmonds has also alluded, Ellsberg pointed to the New York Times, who "sat on the NSA spying story for over a year" when they "could have put it out before the 2004 election, which might have changed the outcome."
"There will be phone calls going out to the media saying 'don't even think of touching it, you will be prosecuted for violating national security,'" he told us.
He supports a new 9/11 investigation.
He says that the case of a certain 9/11 whistleblower is "far more explosive than the Pentagon Papers". (Here's someHere's some of what that whistleblower says.) He also said that the government is ordering the media to cover up her allegations about 9/11.
And he says that some of the claims concerning government involvement in 9/11 are credible, that "very serious questions have been raised about what they [U.S. government officials] knew beforehand and how much involvement there might have been", that engineering 9/11 would not be humanly or psychologically beyond the scope of those in office, and that there's enough evidence to justify a new, "hard-hitting" investigation into 9/11 with subpoenas and testimony taken under oath (see this and this).
IMO the key players in power and the media have been CAPTURED. This is why there is no investigation(s) into 911, torture, lying the U.S. into War no prosecution of the Banksters. I hope this diary helps you ask some important questions as our Freedom and Democracy depend on people asking questions, going to meeting, and demanding the truth.