Journal: Weak Signals–Death of Osama Bin Laden & 9/11

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Veterans Raise Questions
Veterans Raise Questions

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By Gordon Duff/STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor

Conservative commentator, former Marine Colonel Bob Pappas has been saying for years that bin Laden died at Tora Bora and that Senator Kerry’s claim that bin Laden escaped with Bush help was a lie.  Now we know that Pappas was correct.  The embarassment of having Secretary of State Clinton talk about bin Laden in Pakistan was horrific.  He has been dead since December 13, 2001 and now, finally, everyone, Obama, McChrystal, Cheney, everyone who isn’t nuts is finally saying what they have known for years.

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Phi Beta Iota: The conventional wisdom among military officers then serving has always been that Osama Bin Laden was killed by Daisy Cutter plus at Tora Bora.  This was contradicted by the CIA reports and by a very well-received book, Jawbreaker–The Attack on Bin Laden and Al Qaeda: A Personal Account by the CIA’s Key Field Commander (Hardcover) by the CIA chief in Afghanistan at the time, who claimed CIA teams followed Bin Laden during a four day walk out of Afghanistan.  Contradicting the CIA accout are two facts:  1) General Tommy Franks refused to drop a battalion of Rangers in Bin Laden’s path; and 2) for CIA not to have access to snipers able to be vectored in on Bin Laden over four days is beyond belief. The ability of CIA to concoct the four day walk by Bin laden is not to be doubted.  So we are left with questions as to what the truth actually is.   At the same time, the 9/11 literature offers strong evidence that 9/11 was at a minimum a “let it happen” decision by Dick Cheney, and very possibly a “made it happen” conspiracy at two levels–completely original to US with Pakistan helping play the Bin Laden card; or original to Bin Laden or the Balush clan with Pakistani help, and Dick Cheney chose to ensure its success at the same time that Mossad gave Larry Silverman his $7 billion gift, no doubt liberally shared.  We simply do not know.  What we do now know that the U.S. Government lied about the death of John F. Kennedy, lied about the deaths of Martin Luther King and Malcom X, lied about Tonkin Gulf, and covered up the murder and wounding of the shipmates on the USS Liberty.  There is a rich literature on 9/11 that has been consistently demeaned by official accounts and courtier commentators.  Our best guess is that the lid is about to blow off America, and that at some point in the very near future Ralph Nader, Ron Paul, Cynthia McKinney, Jackie Salit, and maybe Mike Bloomberg are going to figure out that they can demand Electoral Reform in time for 2010 (first four reforms) and 2012 (second four).  In our view, there is nothing wrong with America that cannot be fixed by restoring the sovereignty of We the People and the integrity of the government.

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