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"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn't." - Mark Twain

9-11 is a lieNot too many people stop to think about the events of 9-11 these days. After all, what's to consider? Twenty-one foreigners hijacked four airliners, three of which were crashed into important buildings. The end.

But, of course, it was much more complicated than that.

Did you know, for example, that there just happened to be several military exercises occurring in the northeast quadrant that very day, one of which involved hijacked aircraft?

Did you know that several air traffic controllers met on the afternoon of 9-11 and recorded, to the best of thier memories, the events of that day? And that their manager crushed that tape with his bare hands, cut the tape into pieces, and disposed of it in different waste cans throughout his building?

Did you know that then-Attorney General John Ashcroft stopped flying commercial aircraft after July 2001?

Did you know Jeb Bush signed papers, just prior ot 9-11, which called for martial law "just in case something happened?"

Did you know the hotel George Bush stayed in on September 10th had ground-to-air missiles mounted on its roof?

Did you know that 9-11-01 just happened to be Ben Sliney's first day on the job as FAA National Operations Manager? (After 25 years as an air traffic controller he now practices law.)

Did you know that flight 93 was shot down? (Can't have witnesses, can we?)

Did you know the FBI had agents sharing rooms with the hijackers?

Why weren't fighter jets sent to intercept the four airliners immediately, as per federal law? (They were never lost to radar.)

How was it that the so-called hijacked were so quickly identified?

Why did Bush claim to have seen the first plane hit the building when no one as yet had footage? And yet when the second plane hit the South Tower he simply sat in that school building.

Why did Building 7 fall straight into its footprint even though it suffered no structural damage from the initial attacks?

The FBI confiscated the tapes from all of the surveillance cameras surrounding the Pentagon on 9-11. Why haven't they released those videos? What are they hiding?

The Pentagon is heavily defended by ground-to-air missiles. Why did it not shoot down that aircraft?

How could the pilot have struck the Pentagon so precisely when he couldn't even fly a Cessna?

Why have the towers not been rebuilt?

Why did no one, not one person, lose thier job for the failures of 9-11?

Why has Osama Bin Laden never been officially charged by the FBI for the attacks that day?


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Today's Google Chow.
Dad: "Which fairy tale do you want me to read tonight? Rumplestiltskin? Snow White? Hamster Huey and the Gooey Kablooey?"
Kid: "Uh-uh. I want the 9-11 Report."
His favorite part is when the evil Queen Condi says she had no way of knowing the apple was poisoned.