Saturday, September 11, 2010

9/11 Truth Movement: Year in Review (2009-2010)

9/11 Truth Movement: Year in Review (2009-2010)

By AdamT. and John-Michael P. Talboo

9/11 Truth Movement: Year in Review (2008-2009)

By John-Michael P. Talboo

Factual back-up, sources, and further research materials:

Everlast Stone in My Hand

Richard Gage on TVNZ

Architects and Engineers for 9/11 truth on A Channel in Victoria British Columbia

AE911 Truth Press Conference

The Loud Debunker-Not

1000 "Moonbat Crazy" Architects and Engineers for 911 Truth

FireFighters Architects & Engineers 9/11 Truth Expo with Tom Sullivan

Good Science and Demolition Theories, Indeed

Responding to Joey Knobles

Anders Björkman interview
Bjorkman's paper

Put up or Shut up: A Year in Review

More About That Exploding Paint

AE911Truth conference; Steven Jones part

9/11 - Ground Zero Molten Metal Confirmed

BBC WTC 7 part 1

BBC WTC 7 part 5

AE911Truth Engineer Does for Free what NIST Couldn't for Millions

During testimony given to the 9/11 Commission, then Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta had the following exchange with 9/11 commissioner Lee Hamilton regarding the plane coming into the Pentagon:
MR. MINETA: ...There was a young man who had come in and said to the vice president, "The plane is 50 miles out. The plane is 30 miles out." And when it got down to, "The plane is 10 miles out," the young man also said to the vice president, "Do the orders still stand?" And the vice president turned and whipped his neck around and said, "Of course the orders still stand. Have you heard anything to the contrary?"...

MR. HAMILTON: The flight you're referring to is the --

MR. MINETA: The flight that came into the Pentagon.

MR. HAMILTON: The Pentagon, yeah.
The 9/11 Commission would assert that the military "had at most one or two minutes to react" to Flight 77 before it hit the Pentagon, however, Mineta's testimony indicates that they had 10 to 12 minutes, leading many to suspect the orders were stand-down orders. They omitted Mineta’s testimony from both their final report and the official version of the video record, however, they did imply Mineta was mistaken, stating that the discussion between Cheney and the aide occurred later than he claimed, and that it was referencing a shoot-down order for Flight 93, which crashed in a Pennsylvania field.

So, were the orders for a stand-down or a shoot-down? As pointed out by 9/11 researcher "jimd3100":

Even if the 9-11 Commission is correct, when they claim he arrived at 10:07 (according to the White House) Mineta makes it clear the order was given before he got there. There was no shoot down order given before 10:07. The 9-11 Commission seems to admit this.

...It seems very clear from the evidence that no shoot down order was given until 10:20 and none relayed to the military until 10:31. Which means if an order was given before 10:20 there is no reason to believe it was a shoot down order. Which would seem to indicate it was a stand down.
Now thanks to recent research by "jimd3100" we know that a one Douglas F. Cochrane was the naval aide Mineta was referring to. When 9/11 activist Jeff Hill followed up and phoned Cochrane, asking him what the orders were, Cohrane replied that he was "really not prepared to talk about this subject at all." Jeff then pleaded with Cohrane to ease his mind about whether the orders were stand-down orders, to which Cohrane replied that he had "nothing further to add" to the information already publicly available. Hill then asked Cohrane if he thought answering his questions would get Cheney in trouble, Cohrane paused, and then stated that "The 9/11 Commission Report is the authoritative narrative on the events surrounding 9/11."

As it turns out, it is against the law for Cohrane to say anything else because his interview with the 9/11 Commission has been classified.

We need to be allowed to view Cohrane's testimony, but even if he says the orders were shoot-down orders, the fact remains that after seeing the second tower struck at 9:03 AM the National Military Command Center realized there was "a coordinated terrorist attack on the United States," but yet shoot-down orders were not relayed to the military until 10:31.

As says regarding the Norman Mineta issue, "Get out there, read the contrary views, see if they can deal with the points we raise, or have compelling new arguments of their own."

Top Construction Firm: WTC Destroyed By Controlled Demolition & the Debate about this Story at 911Blogger !

Alan Hart video

Possible Confirmation of "Pull It" - In A Hitpiece!

Alex Covers Fox News Hit Piece Against Jesse Ventura & 9/11 Truth on Alex Jones Tv 2/4

AE 9/11 Truth Press Conference Ending