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Minstrel Boy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-05-04 07:52 PM
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28. "How many coincidences does it take to make a plot?" - Mae Brussell
"Don't be on the defensive. If they say it's a 'conspiracy theory', ask them 'what's your theory?' If they question your credibility, say 'I think the media is in danger of losing their credibility'. Speak only about what you feel confident speaking about. The questions you pose are just as important. This is no time to be meek and mute. Be positively and lovingly combative."

"At a certain point, the term 'conspiracy theory' becomes just an excuse not to do your homework."

"Those who most loudly disparage 'conspiracy theory' are most often the ones with the least knowledge of the actual evidence being presented."

Barrie Zwicker, Canadian media commentator and journalist
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  -The Coincidence Theorist's Guide to 9/11 Minstrel Boy  Aug-05-04 11:18 AM   #0 
  - kick  sadiesworld   Aug-05-04 11:34 AM   #1 
  - And the probability these events occured by chance is...  TruthIsAll   Aug-05-04 11:48 AM   #2 
  - And the list is only as long as I had time to make it.  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 11:51 AM   #3 
  - Precisely! Here is Schoenman and Hellyer  graphixtech   Aug-05-04 11:59 AM   #4 
  - They had a bad day, that's all  BeFree   Aug-05-04 12:25 PM   #5 
  - FEMA getting there on 9/10  DemVIctory   Aug-05-04 12:36 PM   #6 
     - No, it is true. Giuliani testified to it before the 9/11 commission.  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 12:57 PM   #9 
        - That *Jebbieboy  Karenina   Aug-05-04 01:12 PM   #11 
           - COINCIDENCE AND LIKELY STORIES  seemslikeadream   Aug-05-04 02:36 PM   #19 
  - I knew it all along  Capn Sunshine   Aug-05-04 12:48 PM   #7 
  - the americans cannot deal with 911 now.... the truth is beyond their  cthrumatrix   Aug-05-04 12:50 PM   #8 
  - many are afraid to look foolish  donkeyotay   Aug-05-04 01:04 PM   #10 
  - Bush and Condi said they couldn't wait for the "smoking gun"  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 01:26 PM   #12 
     - uhmm... I hope you realize I was agreeing with you  donkeyotay   Aug-05-04 02:19 PM   #16 
        - oh I do, I do.  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 02:25 PM   #17 
  - Awesome essay, MB! Duly bookmarked  steviet_2003   Aug-05-04 01:49 PM   #13 
  - Great post!  merh   Aug-05-04 01:52 PM   #14 
  - kick n/t  liberalnproud   Aug-05-04 02:10 PM   #15 
  - Got a link?  Octafish   Aug-05-04 02:31 PM   #18 
  - one good octopus deserves another  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 02:52 PM   #20 
  - I think I will print this out  JohnyCanuck   Aug-05-04 03:30 PM   #21 
  - Your assumption is correct  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 03:44 PM   #22 
  - Excellent Post  Lyagushka   Aug-05-04 04:12 PM   #23 
  - Good stuff there, thanks.  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 06:32 PM   #26 
     - wow, I just read that article  frank frankly   Aug-05-04 08:08 PM   #29 
  - MAGNIFICENT WORK!!!  frank frankly   Aug-05-04 04:14 PM   #24 
  - kickin' for the evening crowd. n/t  liberalnproud   Aug-05-04 06:27 PM   #25 
  - Excellent job! I'm sure this can be built upon too.  leesa   Aug-05-04 06:48 PM   #27 
  - "How many coincidences does it take to make a plot?" - Mae Brussell  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 07:52 PM   #28 
  - .  sadiesworld   Aug-05-04 08:41 PM   #30 
  - final kick for the night n/t  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 10:26 PM   #31 
  - Interesting wonders how deep the rabbit hole goes...  truebrit71   Aug-05-04 10:39 PM   #32 
  - RofLmao!! Statistics? Anyone?????  TomNickell   Aug-05-04 10:44 PM   #33 
  - Statistics? I knew the odds were better than even you'd show up  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 10:58 PM   #34 
     - You bad bad Minstrel-san  seemslikeadream   Aug-05-04 11:15 PM   #35 
     - 'nother kick for Minstrel Boy  Djinn   Aug-05-04 11:21 PM   #36 
        - That reminds me of a quote from Andreas von Blow,  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 11:44 PM   #38 
           - sums up my feelings  Djinn   Aug-06-04 12:08 AM   #40 
  - This is great, but it would be even better with links. I know some of it  milkyway   Aug-05-04 11:36 PM   #37 
  - I know. It wasn't really meant to be a resource; more of a polemic.  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 11:50 PM   #39 
     - Wow, I don't know how I missed this when you first posted it. Thanks.  milkyway   Aug-06-04 12:12 AM   #41 
  - Great essay. But may I suggest...  lostnfound   Aug-06-04 01:53 AM   #42 
  - Thanks for mentioning the Carlyle meeting,  Minstrel Boy   Aug-06-04 07:21 AM   #44 
  - KICK  thecrow   Aug-06-04 06:55 AM   #43 
     - Good idea!  Karenina   Aug-06-04 08:30 AM   #45 

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