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petgoat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-07-06 02:41 PM
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166. Hey Mac, one PhD says the flimsy truss clips unzipped, the
Edited on Fri Jul-07-06 02:48 PM by petgoat
floors pancaked and the perimeter columns buckled outward.
(Of course how these flimsy clips allowed the floors to
tear down the core columns they don't say.) And for four
years it was unpatriotic to question this theory.

Another PhD says the truss clips are so freaking strong that
saggy floors buckled the perimeter columns inward. And now
it's unpatriotic to question that theory.

Of course they won't let us see the blueprints so we can evaluate
these truss clips for ourselves.

And since the steel that would have told the tale was all
destroyed they're both talking through their hats, but neither
of them is honest enough to acknowledge it. Spooked at least
lets us look at his evidence.

That NOVA piece (updated5/02) has a lie in the first graphic of
the unzipping trusses. It eliminates the lateral trusses that
were designed to resist exactly that. It has a lie in the second
graphic of the towers where instead of portraying the 47 massive
16" X 36" columns in the core it shows a series of cards, apparently
suspended in air.

The NOVA piece is debunked here:

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