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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-25-05 12:45 AM
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The 9/11 Commission Report: A 571-Page Lie, (Dr. David Ray Griffin)
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The 9/11 Commission Report: A 571-Page Lie

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0505/S00295.htm

Tuesday, 24 May 2005, 2:26 pm
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The 9/11 Commission Report: A 571-Page Lie

by Dr. David Ray Griffin
9/11 Visibility Project
Sunday, May 22, 2005

From: http://www.septembereleventh.org/newsarchive/2005-05-22...

In discussing my second 9/11 book, The 9/11 Commission Report: Omissions and Distortions, I have often said, only half in jest, that a better title might have been a 571-page lie. (Actually, I was saying a 567-page lie, because I was forgetting to count the four pages of the Preface.) In making this statement, one of my points has been that the entire Report is constructed in support of one big lie: that the official story about 9/11 is true.

Another point, however, is that in the process of telling this overall lie, The 9/11 Commission Report tells many lies about particular issues. This point is implied by my critiques subtitle, Omissions and Distortions. It might be thought, to be sure, that of the two types of problems signaled by those two terms, only those designated distortions can be considered lies.

It is better, however, to understand the two terms as referring to two types of lies: implicit and explicit. We have an explicit lie when the Report claims that the core of each of the Twin Towers consisted of a hollow steel shaft or when it claims that Vice President Cheney did not give the shoot-down order until after 10:10 that morning. But we have an implicit lie when the Commission, in its discussion of the 19 alleged suicide hijackers, omits the fact that at least six of them have credibly been reported to be still alive, or when it fails to mention the fact that Building 7 of the World Trade Center collapsed. Such omissions are implicit lies partly because they show that the Commission did not honor its stated intention to provide the fullest possible account of the events surrounding 9/11. They are also lies insofar as the Commission could avoid telling an explicit lie about the issue in question only by not mentioning it, which, I believe, was the case in at least most instances.


Given these two types of lies, it might be wondered how many lies are contained in The 9/11 Commission Report. I do not know. But, deciding to see how many lies I had discussed in my book, I found that I had identified over 100 of them. Once I had made the list, it occurred to me that others might find this summary helpful. Hence this article.

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Old and In the Way Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-25-05 01:27 AM
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1. When you need a good bi-partisan whiewash, who do the Bush's call?
Why, Lee Hamilton, of course. He's gets proven results, references on request.

http://consortiumnews.com/2005/050905.html
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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-25-05 12:19 PM
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2. LOL
I know it's not funny, but it sure is a joke!
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Old and In the Way Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-25-05 02:30 PM
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3. A real Judas to Democrats and the American people.
If anyone deserved the title DINO, I think it's this facilitator of evil. He let the criminals in Iran-Contra off the hook.

I wonder what they have on Lee? Pictures? Bank Statements?
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