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Time for change Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-01-06 10:40 AM
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59. Collapse of the WTC buildings and military response to Flight 77
Edited on Wed Mar-01-06 11:10 AM by Time for change
That's a very interesting story about the explosives in the elevator shafts. But I am totally confused as to the motive you ascribe to it. You attribute this idea to the "powers that be", and you suggest the primary motive was to prevent the building from falling over sideways in the event of a terrorist attack, if I understand you correctly.

So, are you saying that this idea was implemented by the Clinton administration or by foreign terrorists?

And are you saying then that this was done to save lives in the event of a terrorist attack? That sounds incredible to me, especially in view of the fact that when a terrorist attack did occur the response was to detonate the building (according to your theory), in a situation where (from everything I understand about this) had there been no explosives in the buildings, they probably would not have collapsed at all.

With regard to the military response to Flight 77, it seems to me that there are so many unanswered questions:

1) You agree that the military must have known about the attacks by 9:03 at the latest. Then why didn't they get a figher jet up in the air before 9:30?

2) Why were all those false versions put forth by the military and the 9/11 Commission to explain the lack of military response, as discussed in my OP?

3) You say, regarding Andrews AFB that "'combat units in the highest possible state of readiness'" does not mean alert fighters". Then why did they change their websites shortly after 9/11?

4) Do you think that the pilot of the plane had the required skill to hit the Pentagon where it was hit (That, as I assume you know, is another one of the arguments for the Pentagon being hit by something other than Flight 77, though I didn't discuss it in my OP).

5) And what about the meeting that Minetta had with Cheney shortly before the hit, testified to before the 9/11 Commission (discussed in my OP). The 9/11 Commission interpreted Cheney's orders as meaning orders to shoot down the plane. How could that possibly be? The military claims that they weren't even aware of Flight 77 until 9:34 -- yet Cheney is apparently right on top of the situation all along, telling the young man who kept on interupting his meeting that "the order still stands". Doesn't it make more sense that his order was carried out, and that order was to allow whatever happened to happen?
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