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Friday, February 27, 2009

Ask a 9/11 Truther

An Advice Column

The satirical newspaper The Onion sometimes parodies advice columns. If they were doing "Ask a 9/11 Truther" it might look something like this:

Dear 9/11 Truther,

My husband is cheating on me and my boyfriend says it's because I'm not romantic enough. What should I do?

Confused in Pottshole

Dear Confused,

Your boyfriend and husband need to know that the melting point of steel is more than 1,000 degrees higher than the maximum possible temperature of an open-air hydrocarbon fire -- and more than 1500 degrees higher than the hottest parts of the fires in the World Trade Center, according to NIST tests of recovered steel. Yet all sorts of photographic, video, and eyewitness testimony shows that there was lots of molten steel, and even evaporated steel, produced by the destruction of the Twin Towers and Building 7. So how come NIST says all three buildings were basically destroyed by ordinary office fires? Since when could ordinary office fires melt and vaporize steel, and make skyscrapers disappear at free-fall speed? Why is it that in more than a century of experience with steel-framed buildings, the only time any steel-framed tall building has ever completely collapsed, for any reason other than controlled demolition, was (supposedly) the three times it happened on 9/11? If you reflect on this, I think it will put your personal problems in perspective.

Dr. Truth

But seriously, folks, I get a lot of questions -- though usually not about personal matters -- and I try to answer at least some of them. Below are some real questions, followed by my answers.


What are we doing about the Congresspeople who won't prosecute Bush? Aren't they as culpable as Bush, et al?

Thanks for your reply,


Hi Kathy,

I'm not sure the treasonous congress-critters are AS culpable as Bush, but they're certainly culpable.

Many of us have lobbied our local senators and representatives. I've shown 9/11 videos to the aides to my two senators, and given David Ray Griffin's books to my congressman and senators. When my congressman, Ron Kind, failed to do anything, I ran against him, and hammered him in a debate, which you can watch at http://www.radiodujour.com/people/barrett_kevin/

One of our best 9/11 activists, Mia Hamel, put together a "how to lobby your congressional rep" package -- you can email her at mhamel@tampabay.rr.com.

Another way to put grassroots pressure on Congress is to join the campaign to find one or more local DAs who will prosecute Bush for murder, as Vincent Bugliosi has recommended. They've already sent more than 2,000 copies of Bugliosi's book to local DAs all over the USA. Contact: Bob Alexander
http://prosecutegeorgebush.com Toll-Free 1-866-394-9571

Hope this helps!


I do not believe the governments story regarding 911. I can find very few people, however, that question the party line. People are always referring me to the site: www.debunking911.com. I went to this site and looked around it. It seems to be very skillfully done with graphs, pictures and "testimony" that supposedly debunks all charges of a conspiracy. I have been unable to discern who owns this site. My question is this: do you Kevin know who the site is owned or controlled by? I assume it is government controlled but there is zero information on the site about who owns it and this makes me very suspicious.

I'd be interested in any info you may have on this subject.

Keep up the great work.


Hi Ed,

Good question! I believe there's a way to do a whois lookup to find out who has registered the site. You can google "whois" to find out. Let me know the results.

It's interesting and telling that most of the so-called debunking is being done anonymously, while essentially all of the solid work by 9/11 truth advocates is by real people putting their names and reputations on the line.

Likewise, within the 9/11 truth movement, there are some anonymous nobodies like "Arabesque" and "Col. Sparks" who spend most of their time disrupting and picking fights and slandering real activists.

Since there has been little or no important work done by anyone operating under a fake name, and since the fake names (whether "debunkers" or "truthers") are so often mendacious or disruptive, I think that anyone looking for the truth about 9/11 should resolutely ignore all anonymous and pseudonymous work, and pay attention only to the work of real, identifiable people.


Thursday, February 19, 2009

Obama: Political Messiah, or Just Another Third World Dictator?

By Kevin Barrett, http://www.truthjihad.com

Yes, it's great to have a black face in the White House. And yes, it's nice to have a bright, well-educated, eloquent president for a change.

But national leaders who are dark-skinned, bright, well-educated, and eloquent are a dime a dozen. The Third World is full of them. They're called dictators.

In the Third World, dictators are often alumni of American ivy league universities. The bankers, and the foundations they control, give the brightest students from places like Rwanda and Kenya and Benin scholarships to places like Harvard and Yale and Princeton. Then they send them home, help them out with money and organization, and reap the benefits when their proteg├ęs seize power and make themselves heads of state.

I hate to say it, but I'm afraid that's pretty much what has happened to America.

Webster Tarpley, in his shrill, polemical, but absolutely essential writings on Obama, points out that the Anointed One was probably anointed not by God, but by Zbigniew Brezezinksi. When Obama was a student at Columbia University, writing his senior thesis on Soviet nuclear disarmament, Brzezinski was the top Soviet Studies professor at Columbia.

Prior to his brush with Brzezinski, Obama was an easygoing party-hearty young man who did not seem destined for greater things. But after spending two years in Brzezinski's orbit in Soviet Studies at Columbia, Obama emerged on the fast track to power, his way paved by employment at CIA front companies and foundations and, once in politics, the destruction of his opponents in prefabricated scandals.

Oddly, Obama has very little to say about his years at Columbia. His admittance to the Ivy League was the event that transformed his life--yet hardly anyone in his graduating class remembers him, and Obama's autobiography passes over this crucial, formative period of his life in a few sentences. As Tarpley writes, "Obama is seeking to conceal the central event of his entire personal story: his recruitment by Zbigniew Brzezinski as a long-term controlled asset and sponsored career of the Rockefeller-controlled Trilateral Commission." (Obama, the Unauthorized Biography, 50).

If Obama is our Third World dictator, that means that we're now the Third World. The Atlantic and other mainstream monopoly media organs are admitting this, but focusing on the racial aspect: Whites are well on their way to becoming just another American minority group.

But race is an illusion; skin color means no more than eye color. The delusion that pigmentation has social meaning is cultivated by the elite as a divide-and-conquer weapon against the people.

The real third-worldization of America is not racial, but economic and political. The global banking elite is destroying our economy with a prefabricated "crisis," just as it has destroyed so many Third World economies with similar crises--for details, read Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine. The purpose of the economic 9/11 and its aftermath is to destroy the middle class, reduce the vast majority of the population to impoverishment and debt slavery, and establish a world dictatorship of the financier elite and its intellectual and technological hired guns. As Brzezinski's boss David Rockefeller put it, "The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national autodetermination practiced in past centuries."

Rather than nationalizing the banks, imprisoning the thieves who run them, and rebooting a middle-class economy via monetary reform and an industrial policy, Obama is aiding and abetting the trillionaire global finance elite as they loot what's left of America and drive our economy into the ground.

As the third-worldization of America continues, and formerly middle-class people continue to be booted out of their jobs and homes, don't bet on Obama maintaining his leftie, peacenik, pro-civil-liberties facade. When people starve and protests grow, Obama's bankster puppeteers will try to distract us by escalating the wars against Afghanistan and Pakistan, and maybe throw in Iran, Russia, or China for good measure. If that doesn't work, they will convince Obama to REALLY use the dictatorial presidential powers that Bush and Cheney grabbed after the 9/11 inside job. The day may not be far off when we look back on the Cheney regime as the good old days when people could pay their mortgages and buy food, and only Muslims were being disappeared, tortured, and warehoused in concentration camps.

I hope I'm wrong. But one thing I'm sure of is that only fools mistake politicians for messiahs. Within a few years, it's a good bet that Obama will be looking a lot less like a messiah, and a lot more like just another third world dictator.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Legalize DWI -- "Defending While Islamic" !

Legalize DWI - 
Defending While Islamic!
Why I Like Hamas and Hezbullah,
and You Should Too

By Kevin Barrett, http://www.truthjihad.com

Once upon a time, in the bad old days when there was still racism in America--before Barack Obama was annointed to cleanse us of our sins--there was a crime called Driving While Black (DWB). African-Americans used to get pulled over all the time for DWB. Naturally, in our own enlightened era, this sort of thing could never happen.

Today, the worst crime you can commit is DWI: (self-)Defending While Islamic. This crime is better known as "terrorism." For some reason, when Jewish Zionist coup d'etat plotters with such names as Larry Silverstein, Benjamin Netanyahu, Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, Douglas Feith, Philip Zelikow, and so on blew up the World Trade Center, bombed the Pentagon, and ineptly attempted to frame Osama Bin Laden, the U.S. decided to cozy up to the Zionists and attack their enemies, the Muslims, rather than the other way around.

Today, any Muslim who dares to defend him- or herself, or his or her family and community, is in danger of getting busted for DWI and shipped directly to one of the dozens of secret prisons in the sex torture gulag that will remain open under the new Obama-Emmanuel post-Guantanamo dispensation.

Today, anyone who openly supports Hamas and Hezbullah might as well be pinning a "kick me" sign on the seat of their pants and bending over for the Homeland Security jackboot.

Well, as far as I am concerned, Homeland Security can take that jackboot and stick it where the sun don't shine. I like Hamas and Hezbullah, and I don't care who knows it.

Hamas and Hezbullah are primarily charitable organizations. They do a terrific job of providing basic necessities to the poor. And when the need arises, they help organize armed community self-defense.

Today, the entire Middle East is desperately in need of armed community self-defense. A gang of genocidal lunatics, otherwise known as Zionists, has already invaded, occupied, and ethnic-cleansed Palestine, and they are intent on extending their reign of terror to the whole Middle Eastern heartland.

Don't believe me? Take a look at the Israeli flag. See those two blue stripes, one on each side of the star of David? One stripe is the Nile, the other the Euphrates. The Zionist nutballs believe that a genocidal god named Yahwe promised them this entire stretch of land. Sort of like David "Son of Sam" Berserkowitz, these people are hearing hallucinatory voices telling them to engage in mass murder.

What's worse, the Zionist psychos possess several hundred nuclear weapons and delivery systems, in violation of all relevant international laws and treaties. Unlike Iran, they have never signed, much less abided by, the International Anti-Proliferation Treaty.

The Zionist entity, sometimes euphemistically called "Israel," is the biggest international criminal syndicate on earth. It has violated more international laws and U.N. resolutions than all the legitimate nations on earth combined. It sanctions the murder of children by uniformed snipers, who pick off the kids one by one, for the sheer joy of it, while the children are playing in schoolyards, walking on sidewalks, or (occasionally) hurling rocks at their tormentors. A study by the British Medical Journal found more than six hundred such cases of Israeli snipers cold-bloodedly murdering children who posed "little or no threat." If you have trouble believing this, read the article "Gaza Diary" by journalist Chris Hedges, who left the New York Times at about the same time he started telling the truth about what was going on in Palestine. In "Gaza Diary," Hedges describes watching Israeli soldiers luring children within range of their guns, then shooting them for sport--a common occurrence in Occupied Palestine.

What would you do if genocidal nutballs from across the sea invaded and occupied your country and started sport-shooting your kids? I know what I would do. I would defend myself and my family and my community.

That's exactly what Hamas and Hezbullah are doing. These organizations are not at war with America -- they are at war with Zionism. Under international law, they have the right to engage in armed self-defense against occupation. They deserve your support, and the support of all other sane, decent human beings.

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For an in-depth look at the shameless bigotry that prevents the international "left" from supporting self-defense by genocide victims, purely because those victims happen to be Muslim, read:

The Left and Support for Islamist Anti-Colonial Resistance:
Speech delivered by Nadine Rosa-Rosso

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Will the Dumbocrats Wise Up and Drive a Stake Through Cheney's Heart?

Why Their Only Hope Is a War Crimes Tribunal

By Kevin Barrett, http://www.truthjihad.blogspot.com/

There are many good reasons to drive a stake through Dick Cheney's heart, assuming he has one.

First, Cheney's hypothetical heart is so black and oily that the penetration of a sharpened stake-tip might release a spurting gusher of oil sufficient to meet America's energy needs for the rest of the century.

But more importantly, busting Cheney for war crimes, including the 9/11 inside job, would help Obama avoid the mistake John F. Kennedy made in the early years of his presidency.

Obama--whose Irish-American heritage, youthful good looks, and vapidly inspirational speechifying make him seem the second coming of Kennedy--is already clashing with the same forces that removed JFK from office with extreme prejudice. Those forces, of course, are the extremist wing of the military-industrial complex and its representatives in the military and intelligence communities.

In 1960, John F. Kennedy fired CIA chief Allan Dulles, who had lied to Kennedy about the real objective of the Bay of Pigs operation. Outraged by such duplicity, JFK threatened to tear up the CIA and scatter it to the winds--a project he was working on at the time of his assassination. Then in 1962, JFK fired another imperial extremist, Gen. Lyman Lemnitzer, head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Lemnitzer had drafted a document, subsequently signed by every member of the Joint Chiefs, calling for U.S. forces to covertly murder hundreds of Americans in false-flag "terrorist" bombings, including the sinking of a U.S. ship, to be blamed on Cuba. That plan, called Operation Northwoods, was intended to prepare the American public for an invasion of Cuba. As this official document put it, casualty lists published in American newspapers would create "a helpful wave of indignation." The plan was rejected by President Kennedy.

Kennedy's mistake was to simply fire Dulles and Lemnitzer, without publicly revealing their crimes and prosecuting them to the full extent of the law. Even out of office, Dulles and Lemnitzer were able to work with their fellow psychopaths in the secret government of the National Security State and effect the removal of an elected president. Had JFK revealed that the entire Joint Chiefs of Staff was conspiring to murder hundreds of innocent American citizens in a false-flag war-trigger event, and demanded the prosecution of the conspirators, history might have unfolded in a different and more positive direction.

Fast-forward half a century: the more things change, the more they stay the same. Today, Obama is taking heat from today's version of Lemnitzer -- a nasty little man named Richard Cheney.

Since the FBI cleared Osama Bin Laden, Cheney has become the leading suspect in the 9/11 attacks. Peter Dale Scott's The Road to 9/11, the first 9/11 truth book published by a top-shelf American university press, shows, by way of meticulous scholarship, that the 9/11 Commission Report systematically distorted its findings in order to conceal evidence suggestive of Cheney's complicity; and that Cheney has, since the 1970s, been at the heart of a secret government that has been undermining American democratic institutions and carefully preparing for the State of Emergency that was declared on 9/11 and never rescinded.

Cheney, the top suspect in the 9/11 crimes against humanity, has a disturbing habit of threatening to commit even bigger crimes. In the final phase of the 2004 presidential election, you may recall, Cheney announced that if John Kerry won, the U.S. would be in danger of another, bigger 9/11. Ironically, the satirical newspaper The Onion ("Cheney Vows To Attack U.S. If Kerry Elected") was the only American newspaper that got it right.

And now Cheney is predicting (threatening?) more catastrophic terrorism. In an article headlined "Cheney warns of new attacks," we learn: "Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned that there is a 'high probability' that terrorists will attempt a catastrophic nuclear or biological attack in coming years, and said he fears the Obama administration’s policies will make it more likely the attempt will succeed."

As long as Dick Cheney is on the loose, and the rogue network responsible for 9/11 is still at large, there will indeed be a "high probability" of another massive false-flag attack. Such an attack could, as Tommy Franks predicted, lead to martial law, with the President and Congress sidelined in favor of the secret government of military and intelligence hardliners that Peter Dale Scott describes in The Road to 9/11.

What makes this even more likely is the dispute between Obama and his top military chiefs about the timetable for withdrawal from Iraq. One of my favorite radio guests, Dave Lindorff, recently published a warning headlined "Generals' Revolt Threatens Obama Presidency." According to Lindorff, the Pentagon pushback against a quick Iraq withdrawal represents a "dangerous act of insubordination" that could doom Obama's presidency. The best way to nip the military hardliners' revolt in the bud, as Lindorff advocates, would be to prosecute former Bush Administration officials and top military commanders for war crimes, including the supreme war crime of aggression as well as the act of mass murder on 9/11 that triggered the aggression.

Alongside the foreign-policy pushback by military hardliners and Cheniacs, Obama is facing a wave of deceptive attacks by Republicans out to make political hay from the economic collapse they created with their insanely expensive, criminal wars. Since the Democrats are in power, they are in a position to be blamed for the coming years of continuously unfolding economic doom. Obama, who was elected on a platform of "hope" for a "change" in the terrible economic situation, will not be able to fulfill his implicit promises, and the Democrats will be massacred in the 2010 midterm elections--assuming that those elections have not been cancelled due to martial law--unless they expose and prosecute the worst crimes of the Bush Administration.

For their own survival--political and perhaps even physical--Obama and the Democrats must re-open the 9/11 investigation, instigate war crimes tribunals, and prosecute the Bush Administration war criminals.