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Octafish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 06:19 PM
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12. Mineta testified that Cheney said: 'Of course the orders still stand...!'
..."Have you heard anything to the contrary?!"

Gee. What could Sneer be talking about?


Clip #1: Lee Hamilton questions Mineta

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Mineta responds to an opening question by Commissioner Hamilton about the events in the PEOC and an alleged shoot down order. He describes a conversation between Cheney and a young man:

Mineta: "During the time that the airplane was coming into the Pentagon, there was a young man who would come in and say to the Vice President...the plane is 50 miles out...the plane is 30 miles out....and when it got down to the plane is 10 miles out, the young man also said to the vice president "do the orders still stand?" And the Vice President turned and whipped his neck around and said "Of course the orders still stand, have you heard anything to the contrary!??"

Mineta explains that while he had not known it at the time, he had surmised that the standing order the young man asked about must have been a shoot down order. Hamilton, looking a bit confused, seeks clarification about which flight the conversation was regarding, and Mineta once again clarifies that it is the flight that hit the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m. on September 11.

There was good reason for the quizzical expression on Hamilton's face. Secretary Mineta had thoroughly trashed previous accounts of the PEOC activities that had been published in the press.

CONTINUED with working LINKS to Video and Transcripts...

Oh yeah. And Mineta said they were talking about the plane heading for the PENTAGON, not Pennsylvania. Many in Corporate McPravda go out of their way to make it out otherwise. They're traitors, too.

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