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MindPilot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-27-09 06:49 PM
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5. That is something that has always bothered me too.
Within what, two or three days, the front page of every major daily had names and pictures of most of the hijackers?
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  -When 9/11 happened, how did they know it was al Qaeda so quickly?? kentuck  Sep-27-09 06:46 PM   #0 
  - The amazing thing is  NoPasaran   Sep-27-09 06:47 PM   #1 
  - They didn't. They suspected but didn't know until the claims of responsibility came in. Remember?  timeforpeace   Sep-27-09 07:15 PM   #17 
     - Osama bin Laden DENIED responsibility, remember?  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-27-09 07:44 PM   #32 
     - He didn't deny responsibility in the secret video of him.  Bolo Boffin   Sep-27-09 09:16 PM   #44 
     - Produce your evidence for this claim or retract it  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-28-09 03:51 AM   #56 
        - All right.  Bolo Boffin   Sep-28-09 11:21 AM   #59 
           - 2004? Really?? Osama bin Laden has been dead since December of 2001..  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-28-09 03:48 PM   #63 
              - "Osama bin Laden has been dead since December of 2001."  Bolo Boffin   Sep-28-09 03:58 PM   #64 
                 - Here ya go....  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-28-09 04:07 PM   #68 
                 - U.S. Strongly Believes Bin Laden Still Alive, Official Says  Bolo Boffin   Sep-28-09 04:10 PM   #69 
                    - Looks like we have a Mexican Standoff, doesn't it?  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-28-09 04:22 PM   #72 
                       - One of your sources is less sure these days, if not outright on the other side.  Bolo Boffin   Sep-28-09 06:07 PM   #73 
                          - I'm not seeing anything in that sentence that says Mr Taheri is less sure, or on the other side now  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-29-09 04:37 PM   #86 
                             - Since he was one of those, I found the use of the past tense interesting  Bolo Boffin   Sep-29-09 04:41 PM   #87 
                                - I see your point, and understand where you're coming from...  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-29-09 05:05 PM   #89 
                                   - Did you know that Amir Taheri is the source of the BS idea that Iran was going to start  Bolo Boffin   Sep-29-09 05:16 PM   #90 
                                      - I just started reading his wikipedia entry...  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-29-09 05:24 PM   #91 
                 - ok  Twist_U_Up   Sep-28-09 06:16 PM   #74 
                    - The first one that Ghost offered.  Bolo Boffin   Sep-28-09 06:27 PM   #76 
     - Why would he deny it in that statement?  jberryhill   Sep-29-09 05:00 PM   #88 
        - Yet some people think that the taliban was protecting him because they didn't turn him over  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-29-09 05:31 PM   #92 
     - 2 Major Flaws to the Claims of Responsibility  Neily   Sep-29-09 03:50 AM   #82 
        - Bullshit....  SDuderstadt   Sep-29-09 11:11 AM   #83 
           - Do your homework...  Neily   Sep-29-09 11:04 PM   #93 
              - Dude...  SDuderstadt   Sep-29-09 11:15 PM   #94 
  - They knew something was coming and they knew that AQ was the one who was doing it.  YOY   Sep-27-09 06:48 PM   # 
  - PLUS . . . they had 24 hour surveillance of Taliban . . .  defendandprotect   Sep-28-09 10:08 PM   #78 
  - That was the first question I asked.  rucky   Sep-27-09 06:48 PM   #2 
  - Wasn't there a memo or sumfin ?  Trajan   Sep-27-09 06:48 PM   #3 
  - I have always wondered that. I remember hoping that they would  jwirr   Sep-27-09 06:49 PM   #4 
  - That is something that has always bothered me too.  MindPilot   Sep-27-09 06:49 PM   #5 
  - Very likely suspect! They admitted responsibility for the  napi21   Sep-27-09 06:50 PM   #6 
  - It was like another Oswald moment  rollingrock   Sep-27-09 11:15 PM   #51 
     - The JFK Assassination and 9/11: the Designated Suspects in Both Cases  Octafish   Sep-28-09 10:07 AM   #58 
  - You know, when someone passes gas and points to someone else.  Wilms   Sep-27-09 06:51 PM   #7 
  - I talked to someone in the NSA and according to that person--  Mrs. Overall   Sep-27-09 06:56 PM   #8 
  - I remember an assassination attempt had failed...  kentuck   Sep-27-09 07:02 PM   #10 
  - Also, Rumsfeld on the 9th told a press conference that the DoD was missing  Subdivisions   Sep-27-09 07:05 PM   #11 
     - Also, in the previous week or so before it happened...  kentuck   Sep-27-09 07:11 PM   #13 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-27-09 07:25 PM   #24 
  - They were worried about threats to Bush...  Contrary1   Sep-27-09 07:13 PM   #15 
  - That was very shocking to me.  Mrs. Overall   Sep-27-09 07:23 PM   #23 
  - We warned India about the Mumbai attacks 24 hours ahead of time.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-27-09 07:33 PM   #26 
  - Meanwhile, ALL the intelligence coming to the WH and our intelligence agencies aid hijackers . . .  defendandprotect   Sep-28-09 10:12 PM   #79 
  - I believe bin laden's name came up first on CBS at 9:34am. n/t  Subdivisions   Sep-27-09 06:58 PM   #9 
  - And weren't there some other wild claims that they found "How to fly a plane" book  defendandprotect   Sep-28-09 10:13 PM   #80 
  - Bushco saw it coming and let it happen  Kievan Rus   Sep-27-09 07:07 PM   #12 
  - Deleted. Image too large. n/t  Subdivisions   Sep-27-09 07:14 PM   #16 
  - Yes of course, that's right. Forgot this is truther central.  timeforpeace   Sep-27-09 07:18 PM   #20 
  - I have often ...  gleaner   Sep-27-09 07:25 PM   #25 
  - I thought Osama claimed responsibility in short order...?  Arkana   Sep-27-09 07:13 PM   #14 
  - Everybody claims responsibility when something like that happens.  kentuck   Sep-27-09 07:15 PM   #18 
  - See post #32... n/t  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-27-09 08:45 PM   #43 
  - They had the passenger lists  lapfog_1   Sep-27-09 07:17 PM   #19 
  - You think it's odd that such things survived  flvegan   Sep-27-09 07:20 PM   #22 
  - But The Official Story is the only Acceptable and Allowable Truth that Americans will ever be  TheWatcher   Sep-27-09 07:39 PM   #31 
  - the official answer  90-percent   Sep-27-09 07:38 PM   #30 
     - Wasn't the "We got lucky" thing about finding the flight school?  Gidney N Cloyd   Sep-27-09 08:24 PM   #38 
        - In the August 25, 2003 edition  tiny elvis   Sep-28-09 01:53 AM   #54 
  - Richard Clarke knew because he was warning about it  JPZenger   Sep-27-09 07:19 PM   #21 
  - Thank you for your answer. Keep repeating it please  uppityperson   Sep-27-09 07:38 PM   #29 
  - Not only that, but I believe he was the ONLY high ranking  lapfog_1   Sep-27-09 07:47 PM   #33 
  - Good question and  KT2000   Sep-27-09 07:33 PM   #27 
  - pointing out the obvious? you must be some kind of nut.  NightWatcher   Sep-27-09 07:35 PM   #28 
  - Bush hid for three straight days. Why was he welcomed as a hero?  RedCloud   Sep-27-09 07:49 PM   #34 
  - another thing I wondered about, maybe someone remembers...  Mari333   Sep-27-09 07:55 PM   #35 
  - Think that was the report by the press Consortium? They held that up after 9/11 . . .  defendandprotect   Sep-28-09 10:16 PM   #81 
  - Because of the bombings of the Embassies in Africa  grantcart   Sep-27-09 08:03 PM   #36 
  - Bill Clinton said he knew it was Osama bin Laden  undeterred   Sep-27-09 08:07 PM   #37 
  - How did they have the USA PATRIOT Act drafted so quickly?  troubledamerican   Sep-27-09 08:25 PM   #39 
  - I remember being ASTOUNDED  Canuckistanian   Sep-27-09 08:29 PM   #40 
  - "they had ALL the names of the 19 conspirators before WT7 hit the ground." Bullshit  Bolo Boffin   Sep-27-09 09:18 PM   #46 
  - "Produce your evidence for this claim or retract it."  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-27-09 09:38 PM   #47 
     - There's nothing to debunk if someone can't produce evidence for their claim.  Bolo Boffin   Sep-27-09 10:12 PM   #48 
     - It shouldn't be hard to do at all... you don't need their evidence to provide your own evidence  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-27-09 10:52 PM   #49 
     - Repeat: there is nothing to debunk until the prior poster establishes his claim.  Bolo Boffin   Sep-27-09 11:11 PM   #50 
        - He "established" his claim when he *made* the claim...  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-28-09 12:17 AM   #52 
           - Bullshit. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Sep-28-09 01:07 AM   #53 
              - Produce your evidence that it's bullshit or retract it  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-28-09 03:44 AM   #55 
                 - You have no concept of the burden of proof. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Sep-28-09 11:22 AM   #60 
                    - You don't need proof if a statement can be easily debunked. I've already shown you that..  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-28-09 04:02 PM   #66 
                       - The burden of proof is not mine. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Sep-28-09 04:04 PM   #67 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Sep-28-09 12:19 PM   #61 
     - Ghost...  SDuderstadt   Sep-28-09 09:05 AM   #57 
        - I know that's how it normally works...  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-28-09 04:11 PM   #70 
           - Yeah, but it's still your burden of proof....  SDuderstadt   Sep-28-09 04:16 PM   #71 
  - That they had ALL the names of the 19 conspirators before WT7 hit the ground.  rschop   Sep-30-09 01:43 AM   #96 
     - Well, acquiring the passenger manifests would have given them all the names, but  Bolo Boffin   Sep-30-09 01:55 AM   #97 
  - Off to the dungeon with 8 votes  Canuckistanian   Sep-27-09 08:39 PM   #41 
  - You may be interested in this interview with Lawrence Wright  EFerrari   Sep-27-09 08:40 PM   #42 
  - They recognized names on the passenger manifests. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Sep-27-09 09:17 PM   #45 
  - re: how did they know it was al Qaeda so quickly??  rschop   Sep-28-09 01:29 PM   #62 
  - re: how did they know it was al Qaeda so quickly??  rschop   Sep-28-09 06:23 PM   #75 
     - K&R  rschop   Sep-29-09 04:03 PM   #85 
  - Patsies in place.  aldo   Sep-28-09 03:58 PM   #65 
  - The same way they "knew" that Oswald had killed JFK . . .  defendandprotect   Sep-28-09 10:06 PM   #77 
  - After 9/11, McCain Linked Anthrax to Iraq very quickly...  MinM   Sep-29-09 02:46 PM   #84 
     - McCain is so filthy . . .  defendandprotect   Sep-29-09 11:28 PM   #95 
  - The Hijackers were watched and protected by American and German and Euro goverments  CrunchMaster   Oct-01-09 02:40 AM   #98 
  - Link to a previous DU discussion on the subject.  go west young man   Oct-10-09 12:38 AM   #99 
  - Interestingly at the 38:20 mark in the video MSNBC has  go west young man   Oct-10-09 01:33 AM   #100 
  - "it was Andrea Mitchell first reporting for MSNBC that it was the work of Bin Laden" -- Bullshit.  Bolo Boffin   Oct-10-09 01:36 AM   #101 
     - Grow up Bolo.  go west young man   Oct-10-09 02:05 AM   #102 
     - That's your response? You post factually inaccurate statements...  Bolo Boffin   Oct-10-09 02:43 AM   #103 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-10-09 08:38 AM   #104 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-10-09 09:02 AM   #105 
        - If the "tide is turning"...  SDuderstadt   Oct-10-09 11:55 AM   #106 
           - The smoking gun is right in front of your eyes if you choose to see it.  go west young man   Oct-10-09 10:21 PM   #108 
              - You don't seem to actually understand what a smoking gun...  SDuderstadt   Oct-10-09 10:28 PM   #109 
                 - Read some Conan Doyle dude.  go west young man   Oct-11-09 09:00 AM   #112 
                    - Thanks for a totally incoherent response...  SDuderstadt   Oct-11-09 09:05 AM   #113 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-10-09 10:17 PM   #107 
           - Umm, it wasn't Bolo, dude...  SDuderstadt   Oct-10-09 10:32 PM   #110 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-11-09 08:59 AM   #111 
                 - You seem a little upset...  SDuderstadt   Oct-11-09 09:08 AM   #114 
     - She brings up his name. That's what the Op was looking for.  go west young man   Oct-11-09 11:57 PM   #115 
        - But what she said was NOT saying it was his work.  Bolo Boffin   Oct-12-09 12:01 AM   #116 
           - Ah Bolo!  go west young man   Oct-12-09 02:23 PM   #117 
              - Andrea Mitchell mentioning the name is not evidence of "how they knew it was Al Qaeda so quickly"  Bolo Boffin   Oct-12-09 02:42 PM   #118 
              - Thanks for the confirmation!  go west young man   Oct-13-09 11:58 AM   #119 
              - Incidently, Danish TV has put their 9/11 news archive up  KDLarsen   Oct-13-09 02:14 PM   #121 
              - that isn't even factually accurate  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-13-09 01:27 PM   #120 
  - They knew because they had set up Taliban/Al Qaeda and were financing them . . .!!!  defendandprotect   Oct-13-09 05:48 PM   #122 
     - Not that you have even the slighest evidence of that, right?  KDLarsen   Oct-14-09 02:42 AM   #123 
     - I have a general question for anyone who read D&P's blatherings...  SDuderstadt   Oct-16-09 02:22 PM   #124 

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