September 11th, the Other Side A Small Push for the 9/11 Truth Movement

January 19, 2011
By TylerLux BRONZE, Ypsilanti, Michigan
TylerLux BRONZE, Ypsilanti, Michigan
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At 8:46 AM on September 11th, 2001, American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center Complex. 17 minutes later, United Airlines Flight 175 hit the South Tower killing hundreds instantly. Although it’s said that the intense heat from the jet fuel weakened the steel, it would be the first skyscraper in world history to collapse because of a fire. This and many other facts prompt the question, could 9/11 have been an inside job?

On February 23, 1991, the 38-floor One Meridian Plaza burned for over 18 hours through more than eight floors. It did not collapse. The 62-story First Interstate Bank building in Los Angeles burned for more than three and a half hours over four floors. It did not collapse. On October 17, 2004, the tallest building in Caracas, Venezuela experienced a fire that spread over 26 floors and burned for more than 17 hours. It did not collapse. The Windsor Building in Madrid is a 31 story building made of steel reinforced concrete. Although the upper 10 stories were completely destroyed, the building itself did not collapse. So why on September 11th, for the first time in world history, did three steel frame buildings collapse completely to the ground, buildings that burned for a smaller increment of time and over fewer floors? The North Tower burned for the famous 102 minutes while the South Tower didn’t even burn for an hour before collapsing to the ground. So what’s the alternative? How could these buildings have fallen to the ground? Could explosives have been in the building? Seems like a stretch doesn’t it? Well not really.

Several of New York City’s firefighters and rescue workers reported hearing multiple explosions seconds before the towers fell.

“I saw a flash flash flash [at] the lower level of the building. You know like when they demolish a building?”--Assistant Fire Commissioner Stephen Gregory

“t was [like a] professional demolition where they set the charges on certain floors and then you hear 'Pop, pop, pop, pop, pop'."--Paramedic Daniel Rivera

These pops and flashes could have been the result of multiple explosive devices used on the buildings core. When a building is imploded by explosive engineers hundreds of explosive charges are placed with in the buildings core structures. During the imploding process when the building collapses, “squibs” are seen jutting out the sides of a building. A squib is small amount of debris from the building’s exterior that is blown outward as a result of one of the many explosives placed inside a building. These are visible numerous times if you freeze-frame the ten second collapse of the twin towers. After the 1993

World Trade Center Bombing, how could any explosive devices get placed in the building without security being alerted? Well days before the attack there wasn’t much security to have been alerted. Bomb sniffing dogs were removed from the building only days before the attack. This excerpt quote is from a Newsday article published the day following the attacks.

“…But on Thursday, bomb-sniffing dogs were abruptly removed.”

It’s ironic that the 9/11 Commission Report completely ignored that fact. The 9/11 Commission Report is the final report of the attacks that day and the events preceding up to it. Unfortunately the report left out a lot of important facts.

Perhaps the most shocking, untold event of that day is the collapse of 7 World Trade Center. World Trade Center 7 was a 47-story skyscraper, the seventh building in the World Trade Center Complex. Of the three steel frame buildings that allegedly collapsed because of a fire on September 11th, World Trade Center 7 was not hit by a plane. Completely left out of the Commission Report, the official story of WTC 7’s collapse is that falling debris from the collapse of the twin towers hit the face of WTC 7 and started fires inside the building weakening its core and causing the building to collapse at 5:20 PM. Although it’s true these fires did start, the size of them is comparable to a two inch line on a sheet of paper, so small it couldn’t bring down a two-story residential home, given the chance. Comparing photo evidence of the fire in WTC 7 to that of the fire in the One Meridian Plaza, there is a large viewable difference. The fire at One Meridian Plaza is several times larger that of World Trade Center 7. Explosives engineers implode a building by taking out the center core first so the building collapses in on itself, doing no damage to the surrounding buildings or community. Close frame-by-frame examination of the collapse of the 7 World Trade Center reveals the center lowering before the outside walls. When a building or skyscraper collapses due to unintended structural failure it always tends to fall in one direction because one or more sections of support are weaker than another. 7 World Trade Center collapsed into its own footprint, just as a correctly preformed building demolition would have done. Dr. Van D. Romero was a director for the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center at New Mexico Tech. After witnessing the video tapes from 9/11 he stated,

"My opinion is, based on the videotapes, that after the airplanes hit the World Trade Center there were some explosive devices inside the buildings that caused the towers to collapse,"

Many others have had similar statements. Comparison to real controlled demotion footage reveals no difference in the collapsing style of the buildings. An engineer, by the name of Jerry Russell, furthers this by explaining the collapse of WTC 7 has many of the same characteristics as a professionally controlled demolition.

“Controlled demolitions have a striking and characteristic appearance of smooth, flowing collapse. As your eyes will tell you, the World Trade Center collapses looked like controlled demolitions. Building 7 was destroyed later in the afternoon. It was never hit by any airplane, so there is no known reason (besides explosives) for it to have collapsed into rubble.” –Jerry Russell, Engineer.

Many citizens of the United States, anyone from relatives of 9/11 victims to U.S. politicians, have said something similar to the statement, “It doesn’t matter; no one could have anticipated these attacks. There was nothing anyone could have done.” This couldn’t be farther from the truth, however. On July 10, 2001 CIA director George Tenet debriefed the then current United States National Security Adviser, Condoleezza Rice, about the potential Al-Qaeda attacks. Unfortunately no measures were taken to prevent the attacks. How could the government knowingly allow these attacks to transpire, or worse, assist in the total damage done that day? It sounds far too severe and alarming for this to be true. Well, it’s not the fist time something like this has occurred.

In February 1971 Daniel Ellsberg leaked the once-classified Pentagon Papers to the New York Times, which began publishing excerpts from it later that year. The Pentagon Papers were a top secret historical report of the United States’ involvement in the Vietnam War. Leaked information and tapes of the president’s conversations now make it public knowledge that the alleged attack on US Warships by North Vietnamese PT boats on August 4th, 1964 was entirely staged. This staged event gave Lyndon Johnson authorization to allow the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which was the use of military force in Southeast Asia. Without the attacks on 9/11 the American people would have never agreed to a war on terror even though September 11th has no affiliation to Iraq. So was 9/11 just an attack by some angry Iraqi terrorists with WMD’s or a well executed, and perhaps assisted, attack by Al-Qaeda that gave a false incentive for war to invade Iraq. 2,977 people died on September 11, 2001. 200 of which were people who jumped to their deaths from the top of the towers to avoid being burned alive. 343 of which were New York City firefighters. 246 were on the aircraft, of which carried people as old as 83 and as young as 2 years old. Hundreds died later on due to cancer related illnesses caused by breathing in the toxic air in Manhattan on 9/11. Another 4,420 U.S. soldiers died as a result of the Iraq war. Now, until someone can stand up with hard evidence in their hands, with a reliable explanation for the loss of thousands of innocent lives, we must continue to “Ask Questions, Demand Answers”.


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28jonny28 said...
on Nov. 18 2013 at 5:56 pm
28jonny28, Glastonbury, Connecticut
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I totally agree with you on this. You'll get a lot of people who can't take in this kind of information because they can't think that their own government would do this. Great facts throughout this. I'm a big conspiracy guy, as well as you probably are, and how more and more people are coming to realize these points. Good job!

on Jan. 26 2011 at 7:57 pm
Treefiddy BRONZE, Tarzana, California
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I really hate "truthers". Also, it seems very self-annointing that that is the name they prescribe to themselves.

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