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The2ndWheel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 09:09 AM
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Sick Days, By Chris Floyd
http://context.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2006/03/10/12...

It was, by all reports, the most heinous terrorist act in history. A ruthless gang of religious extremists, driven by an insatiable hatred for Western civilization, killed multitudes of innocent people in a merciless surprise attack. The perpetrators -- who posed as ordinary citizens, members of a law-abiding ethnic minority going about their daily business -- took advantage of the burgeoning global economy to move easily across borders as they brought their vast conspiracy to its poisonous fruition.

But Western leaders, though they did sleep, finally roused themselves to action. One by one, terrorist operatives fell into their hands. In the face of such an unprecedented threat, the "gloves came off." Captives were subjected to strenuous interrogation as officials worked feverishly to forestall any further attacks. Soon the hard evidence of guilt emerged: the words of the conspirators themselves, set down in black and white, confessing all.

That's how 14th-century Europe "learned" that the Black Death, the rat-borne plague that killed 25 million people across the continent in just four years, had been "caused" by the Jews. Vague rumor and ancient prejudice were "confirmed" by evidence extracted from captured Jews who had been "put to the question" -- the medieval spin-word for "torture." The story that emerged was full of concrete detail, like a pre-war New York Times report on Saddam Hussein's WMD: names of the terrorist leaders, the methods used to poison wells, specific locations, the composition of the various toxins, etc.
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tomp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:03 AM
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1. thank you!
the official story is a lie.
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acmavm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 09:15 AM
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2. Another bullseye by Chris Floyd. n/t
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