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JackRiddler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-12-09 12:31 PM
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185. He wasn't holding the book upside down on Sept. 11, that was a different photo-op.
"The Pet Goat" is an exercise in a reading book.

Reading Mastery II by Siegfried Engelmann, a collection of SRA drills, has "The Pet Goat" on p. 153.

If there is something significant in that, it's that it showcases the Bush education philosophy: drill'em. No Child Left Behind actually tells us a lot about the sort who would entertain a 9/11: those who think the people (children too) are stupid sheep for shearing, and should stay that way. I find it very appropriate that it was arranged for Bush to be pretending to love little black children on the day his regime received the enabling event for its long-planned, fully intended global war of aggression.

The lesson in the classroom, with its stupefying repetition and sing-song authoritarianism of the teacher, is almost as scary as Bush's guilty-as-hell reaction to the three-second message whispered into his ear from Andy Card -- supposedly, "A second plane has hit the Towers. America is under attack."

There is a reason why people once understood this as a smoking gun, before they started looking for phantom proofs. Play that video. See how long Card is at Bush's ear. Try saying those words in the alloted time. Try whispering them in an understandable fashion.

The content of this sentence happens to be the minimum Card could possibly deliver and still be informing Bush of what was happening. ("America is under attack" would not specify what had happened, and it would make Bush look even more ridiculous in retrospect, yet that was initially what Card claimed he had said. He later added that he prefaced it with, "A second plane has hit the Towers.")

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