The perfect storm of events came together over the past few weeks that made me come out of the closet on the issue of 9-11. Yes, that 9-11. First, Phillip Marshall, who wrote The Big Bamboozle: 9-11 and the War on Terror (highly recommended reading) was found dead, along with his two children on February 12. Of course, it’s being played as a murder-suicide but I don’t believe that for even one second. In his book, Marshall alleges that the Bush administration conspired with the Saudis to pull off the 9-11 terrorist attacks. Does it sound like conspiracy theory paranoia? Maybe it does but, really, you need to think about it. Come on, folks. I have a very difficult time believing that Osama bin Laden, whose terrorism prowess amounted to a series of clumsy car bombs and a few beheadings of prisoners, a man who lived in a cave without an army and without weapons, could basically beat the greatest intelligence community and military force in the world single handedly. I have always had a hard time believing that. I have always thought it was an “inside” job designed to be the next Pearl Harbor (which we now know was allowed to happen as part of a greater plan) that would blind the America people with false patriotism and allow the Bush administration to lead us into not one, but two, wars and inspire us all to give up our civil liberties via The Patriot Act. It’s about as believable as Lee Harvey Oswald, a piss poor marksman using a a defective Italian rifle shooting John F. Kennedy from the sixth floor of the Texas Book Depository all by his lonesome self. That’s another American history event that’s bullshit. But that’s a different story for a different day.
The second part of the perfect storm are the rumblings in the lamestream media that Jeb Bush will run for president in 2016. That’s the last thing this country needs…another Bush in the White House. And it’s not just because of George W. Bush. It’s also because Big Pappy is a piece of shit, and the Bush family is the single most evil political empire on the planet. Forget the Kennedys, folks. They’ve got nothing on the Bush family. It’s too bad the lamestream media was missing in action during the whole 9-11 fiasco. And they’ve completely ignored the murder (yes, murder) of Phillip Marshall.
There’s nothing “new” about the evil of Big Pappy (George H.W. Bush). It started with the Iran-Contra affair back when Ronald Reagan was president. Now, I’m not saying that Reagan was a dummy. I’m saying he closed his eyes to what was going on. He was also a piece of garbage because he didn’t pay attention to what his vice president was up to. He was mislead and he allowed himself to be mislead. He stated that we would not negotiate with a terrorist nation (Iran), but his vice president (that would be George H.W. Bush) provided arms to that nation from the back door of the White House. The “Contra” part of that big ole scandal was a separate entity. The Congress prohibited support to the Contras back in 1983, but the Reagan administration found a way to support them financially. George H.W. Bush was part of that effort, and he is largely responsible for the huge influx of crack and cocaine into this nation. He’s a piece of shit, and with the events surrounding the 9-11 terrorist attacks, we now know that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
George W. Bush (we’ll call him Junior) stole the election in 2000, and set in motion the events that would change both the nation and the world. He was conveniently reading (he can barely speak English, mind you) to children the morning of 9-11, but he had nothing to fear. He had Dick Cheney manning the fort. I have no doubt that Mohammed Atta was at the controls of one of the planes, and I have no doubt that there were other minions controlling the other aircraft that slammed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 which crashed before reaching its intended destination. However, the notion that these dirtbags learned how to fly huge Boeing planes and deftly carry out this attack simply by taking flying lessons on small aircraft is absurd. They would have had access to and be trained on Boeing aircraft. Ask any pilot who has been legitimately trained to fly both 757’s and 767’s exactly what that entails. Indeed, the trail of money showed that the terrorists were funded by the Saudis. Ample proof shows that they were allowed into this country and had contacts with Saudi handlers for months before the attacks happened. The lamestream media ignored the fact that the majority of the hijackers were Saudi nationals, and the media also ignored the fact that the Bush family has long had ties with the Saudi royal family. The big bad wolf was Osama bin Laden. Where was the proof? Doesn’t matter. Americans were in shock and reeling from the attacks, and all they needed to hear was that Osama bin Laden was responsible. It was repeated by Junior and members of his administration over and over again.
Now, I’ve had people ask me about the videotapes where bin Laden accepted responsibility for the attacks. I question whether these videotapes were even genuine. Osama bin Laden, more than once after 9-11 stated that he was not responsible for the attacks, even calling them un-Islamic. Let me ask you this: Is it feasible that these terrorists could run amok with giant airplanes, killing thousands of people, yet our military could not (or would not?) even get fighter jets off the ground to thwart the attack? Do you truly believe that? I don’t. I believe we didn’t scramble military aircraft for a reason. If you don’t believe that could happen, then why wouldn’t it be feasible that the bin Laden tapes released to the American people are fake?
The 9-11 terrorist attacks represented the largest mass murder in American history. Ground Zero, the Pentagon and the field where Flight 93 crashed were all crime scenes, but no investigation was conducted after the search and recovery work was over. In fact, the World Trade Center remains were disposed of as quickly as possible. Junior’s administration had its boogey man in Osama bin Laden. He and his minions were the investigators, the judge and jury, and shell-shocked America fell for the steady diet of crap that was being fed to it day after day through the lamestream media. While America was on high alert and nobody could fly the friendly skies, bin Laden’s relatives residing in the United States were safely flown to none other than Saudi Arabia. Go figure. Considering the fact that the attacks were a high crime, one would think the opposite would happen: They would be detained and questioned. Never happened. The lies continued. Suddenly, Saddam Hussein was in cahoots with Osama bin Laden. The fact of the matter is that they couldn’t stand each other. Hussein thought bin Laden was a religious zealot, and bin Laden thought Hussein was not religious enough. If that wasn’t enough for you, Junior’s administration began the bullshit about Iraq having Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) in the form of nukes and mobile biological weapons. Iraq was an immediate threat, and this notion was echoed by both Condoleeza Rice and General Colin Powell. Lies. Iraq had neither nuclear nor biological weapons, but it didn’t matter. America swallowed it whole without chewing, and off to war we went.
I have to tell you that, at this stage of the game, I’m not convinced that our Navy SEALS conducted a raid and successfully killed Osama bin Laden in 2011. I would much have preferred Osama bin Laden to be apprehended like any other criminal and tried in the United States. I wanted our government to provide evidence that proved he was behind the 9-11 attacks. I’m actually of the opinion that Osama bin Laden died a long time ago, and this is simply just a continuation of the political propaganda that has been fed to us since 2001. How utterly convenient that bin Laden was suddenly found and brought to “justice” right around election time. Same shit. Different administration. Power corrupts on both sides of the aisle.
Dr. Steve Pieczenik is a man of great credibility. He has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State under Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. He also worked in the Reagan and Bush Sr. administrations. He is presently still a consultant to the Department of Defense. His expertise includes foreign policy, international crisis management and psychological warfare. According to Pieczenik, he has been told by a top general that 9-11 was a false flag operation by the U.S. government designed to justify the invasion into both Iraq and Afghanistan. Like many others, he also believes that Osama bin Laden died of marfan syndrome years ago.
The 9-11 Commission that “investigated” the events of that day was designed to fail. Information was kept from them. The Bush administration refused to speak under oath to the commission. Condoleeza Rice’s testimony was a joke. She’s either highly evasive or seriously stupid. Take your choice. Former Senator Bob Graham, who was on the committee, has called for a new investigation. The families of the victims deserve to know the truth.
Our country has gone downhill since the events of 9-11. We are mired in wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan. More than 6,000 of our troops have died, and those who have survived are now committing suicide at a faster rate than the ones dying in battle. The fears created by the Bush administration (and perpetuated by the Obama administration) have caused us to voluntarily give up our civil rights in the name of “safety.” That’s never a good idea. We have the NDAA (indefinite detention) and the Patriot Act. We now accept as a matter of routine drone warfare that has killed innocent men, women and children, as well as presidential “kill” lists that operate outside the rule of law. We are continually under surveillance by our own government, and drones are even flying over the United States now. Guantanamo is still open, despite promises to the contrary, and if you don’t believe that torture and abuse is still ongoing then you are extremely stupid. In other words, we live in a police state and I don’t believe the government’s version of the events that brought us here.
Categories: 9-11, War on Terror
Here! hear! It’s sad when the American people will believe anything the government tells them! Common Sense is like deordrant. The ones that need it the most refuse it.
Theories of conspiracy are unnecessary. The history of the U.S. government has been reported fraudulently and manipulated by the press since George Washington and the Cherry Tree debacle. Governments are inherently bad for human beings and good for politicians and family dynasties like the Bushes the Tudors, the French “Louies”, banking aristocracies and so on. Anyone who is surprised or suddenly alarmed by all of this should read Howard Zinn, ASAP.
Like religion, governments rely upon mythology, gossip, heresay and misinformation to further their causes and maintain the status quo.
Politics and governmental philandering is, by its’ very nature, insipid and ugly. It breeds corruption and dishonesty. Read Machiavelli.
Absolute power corrupts absolutely and most people don’t give a damn, as long as they have beer, football and porn.
The real crime is not that W and the Saudis perpetrated 9/11, but that no one will ever hang for it.
Hey Ivan, I am a HUGE Howard Zinn fan. In fact, I’m trying to get “A People’s History of the United States” in as a text at Stoneham High, where my daughter goes. It’s fabulous. Have you been to the Zinn Education site? Awesome. And, by the way, I agree with your comment.
If more of our citizens had both Zinn Education, and some Zen Education, and a good schooling in the essence of real democracy, we would all be much better off.
You are quite correct, Ivan. I agree with you.