They say there are two ways to be fooled; to believe what isn’t true, and to disbelieve what is true.
“Truther Musical” aka JT, my biggest (yet anonymous) fan once called me Spider Man because a few years ago I was bitten by a black widow spider (which will ruin your week, trust me). JT is disappointed in me as a hero for 9/11 Truth because I haven’t posted anything in what seems like forever. Sorry JT; I ain’t no hero. The truth is lately I’ve been a 9/11 slacker.
For many weeks now I have been trying unsuccessfully to rekindle my lost 9/11 obsession. Finally, a couple days ago as I was immersed in procrastination (watching the new Spider Man movie instead of writing), I found the motivation to resurrect Yankee451 (my over-confident somewhat alter online ego).
Since June, 2014 my wife and I have been building our house in the woods, attempting to “walk the talk” of living simply so that others may simply live, and during that time I have neglected my self-imposed obligations as a concerned grandpa, not to mention to the 9/11 Crash Test project. Now however I am happy to announce the house construction is officially completed, consequently I have much more free time today than I did in the last five Novembers but still I dawdle.
Why bother when no one is watching anyway?
I know every year the current Poser in Chief attends a ceremony (often at the Shanksville memorial) in tribute to the brave Americans who allegedly lost their lives on that fateful day, but other than that yearly “Hour of Hate” almost nobody cares.
And what’s up with the 9/11 Truth Movement? What have I missed? Is 9/11 Truth still a thing? From what I can tell the ironically named movement has all but nailed the coffin shut on the truth. It did this by salting the well of information. They saturated the Internet with spurious lines of investigation designed to confuse and discourage a genuinely interested observer. Or make them appear to be bigoted and crazy to the mainstream. Almost two decades have passed. If you haven’t figured out yet that the 9/11 truth movement is and always has been part of the cover up then you might be part of the problem.
Today people from all walks of life (mainstream and alternative) believe false things thanks not only to the outright lies from the media but also in large part to the disinformation of the 9/11 Truth Movement. Do Judy Wood, Morgan Reynolds, Jim Fetzer, Andrew Johnson and so many other truthers still insist holograms (or some other top-secret projection devices) were used? I think they do. I haven’t spoken to Dr. Fetzer since our shouting match a few months ago, but I’m pretty sure he steadfastly maintains the videos of the plane impacts depict a real event. The videos of the planes are authentic, says Dr. Fetzer, but the planes were holograms. And judging by the hit video with the DEW set entitled, “9/11 Alchemy Facing Reality,” their definition of reality differs dramatically from mine.
On the other side of the Truther coin we have the Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth (arguably the leader of the opposition movement) still insisting the planes were real and that we need to turn to the Authorities (the most likely suspects) for redress. It would be laughable if it wasn’t so serious.
These two faces of the same currency appear to be opposites but they purchase blanket protection for the authorities, the media and the military. None of the popular truth groups will discuss the evidence that indicates all of the plane impact videos were faked. All continue as if they have never seen this evidence and none of them will work together to eliminate the obstacles to a consensus within the truth movement. After 19 years how can an alleged opposition group be as completely-splintered as the 9/11 Truth Movement, unless it is controlled? It makes no sense until one considers that to divide and conquer the movement was all part of the long term plan. Of course the leaders of the opposition don’t want to discuss the evidence that can lead to the truth because exposing the truth was never the goal; the goal was to cover it up. Were the planes real? No of course not; that any grownup can still insist they were real is a testament to the efficacy of propaganda and the importance of leading the opposition. Were the planes some sort of top secret hologram (or other projection technology)? Don’t be ridiculous. Jim Fetzer and Judy Wood should know better, and probably do. Ultimately this charade is covering-up for the role the media played on 9/11 (and every day since then) but news flash; the media are controlled by the same authorities Truthers turn-to for justice. The media should be considered the propaganda arm of the military, and that includes the alternative media – but the leaders of the misnamed movement don’t go there.
What I expect from a real truth movement is active debate and experimentation in an effort to arrive at the truth. By the process of the elimination of those hypotheses that don’t fit all the evidence it will leave the one that does. We don’t do this.
What I expect from controlled opposition is exactly what I see; divided and entrenched, when confronted with evidence that contradicts their arguments instead of rethinking their arguments the leaders of the opposition ignore the evidence and attack the messenger while deferring to authority.
In 2012 the 9/11 Crash Test Project was introduced as what should have been just one of many ideas that could unite the truth movement under one banner. What happened next was instead of embracing 9/11 Crash Test (or offering a better idea) the leaders of the opposition ignored it, or attacked me personally. Seven years later nothing has changed. I am certain it is not by accident that none of the leaders have offered any olive branches to the disparate Truther factions (and certainly not to me); no new ideas to find common ground and end the impasse and inertia of the 9/11 Truth Movement; no new “9/11 Crash Test” type ideas to prove (or disprove) their hypotheses; nothing. I find it hard to believe bona fide truth-seekers are satisfied with this stalemate and I suspect they left the movement in disgust years ago, and I don’t blame them. But I do think that was the whole point of the 9/11 Truth Movement; to discourage a genuine effort to expose the truth by leading the rank and file away from it, and in the process to discredit Truthers as anti-Semitic loons.
You can understand why I would be reluctant to wade back into the fray again but I don’t really have a choice. Motivated or not, I can’t not finish this (such is the nature of obsessions). I must say it was with more than a little frustration that the process (and priority) of building our house took so much longer to complete than we expected. I’m back, but the world has moved on; on to ISIS, Syria, the Wall, the election and one mass-shooting after another. Hardly anyone is paying attention to the events that brought us to where we are today.
But I’m guessing my detractors are still watching. I hope so anyway. Mark Conlon held my feet to the fire for claiming I reproduced the Shanksville crater, but in my defense I thought I had. Mark pointed out that I was missing the fact that the Shanksville crater was actually three craters (two for the “engine” impacts and one for the “fuselage”), so I need to and will correct the record. Mark was right and I was wrong. The Shanksville crash site evidence indicates it was more complex than I thought it was. I have had to correct many errors over the years but my critics do not correct theirs nor do I catch them mentioning that I have corrected mine (something else I would expect from someone who seeks the truth).
I figure this a good time to extend that olive branch (mentioned above) to Mr. Conlon, by asking him to keep me just as honest with my next attempt to reproduce the Shanksville crater as he has already done. I appreciate the feedback and regret being caustic in the past. I maintain the gashes are predictable and reproducible with a variety of projectiles at different velocities, but to record such a demonstration on video requires a place to safely fire bullets and other projectiles into the ground at oblique trajectories that can and will ricochet, all while surrounded by cameras and my not so distant neighbors. Fortunately one of those neighbors has an excavator so with his help I created a “sandbox” in which I can conduct my Shanksville demonstration. I hope to reconstruct the crime scene, captured on slow motion video, to eliminate all doubt that the Shanksville gashes were caused by multiple oblique missile impacts.
My sandbox isn’t a rocket sled test center by any means, but for reconstructing Shanksville it should suffice. Unlike most of the Truth Movement I don’t have a donation button and I work alone. Nonetheless eventually I will be able to demonstrate exactly why the evidence supports my conclusions but not those of the popular truth groups. Thus far this was accomplished while working full time and building a house, but without accepting a dime from anyone (all donations from the 9/11 Crash Test fundraiser were refunded). I pay for these things out of pocket, while AE911T collects hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations annually. And what does AE911T have to show for it? More petitions. They could use their extensive means to demonstrate how the evidence supports their conclusions, but that would put them out of a job.
While I’ve been distracted with a 5-year construction odyssey the truth movement has been just as divided and conquered as ever, and it hasn’t evolved one bit. Somehow I get the feeling I’m one of the only Truthers that still punches a clock every day (everyone else appears to have plenty of time and money to burn). It is easier to procrastinate when I’m working all day (so I tell myself). “I deserve this,” I say. As I fed the Spider Man DVD to the player my wife mentioned that our grandson had watched it and liked it but his mother had also watched it and hadn’t liked it, which gave me a clue as to what to expect; it appeals to a 13 year old boy but not to a 40 something year old woman. Check. Let the time-killing begin. As expected it was filled with the usual green-screen and CGI scenes, as well as a surprise underlying message that kick-started the sleeping Truther within.
Jake Glylenhall plays Quentin Beck AKA “Mysterio” who leads a team of disgruntled ex-employees of Tony Stark, AKA “Iron Man,” who is allegedly dead and gone. Beck’s band has created a system that can dupe entire cities into believing they are being attacked by “Elementals” from another planet, and that only Beck (or, “Mysterio”) can stop them. It is a massive protection racket; a Hologram based Hegelian Dialectic whereby they use attack drones masked behind city-sized holograms to cause real damage to real structures. With computers they synchronize the drone movements with the movements of the hologram “monster.” The monster attacks a building and the drones knock the building down. Eye-witnesses believe they are under attack from off-world “Elementals”. They then turn to Mysterio (the perpetrator) to save them. Sound familiar? I swear the writers were inspired by Jim Fetzer, Judy Wood and 9/11.
The whole idea that holograms of one thing (in this case, “Elementals”) can cause physical damage to another thing (the London Bridge) is straight out of 9/11 Truth. The problem is that even if holograms could be projected in broad daylight, the surface of the drone would act as a medium. The drone would block or reflect a hologram. The hologram would not mask it like a curtain. But that’s Hollywood for you, or as Quentin Beck would say,
‘People, they need to believe. And nowadays, they’ll believe anything.’Quentin Beck
That’s art mirroring life if ever I saw it.
I’m convinced people need to believe impossible things because it is easier than seeing the world as it is. We are indoctrinated (by comic books, movies, NEWS, the school system, and other fantasies) to wait for a hero to act. But no one is going to save anyone who won’t save themselves. I’m no hero but I’m also no slacker. I may be just one guy but I have the ability to demonstrate that 9/11 was nothing more than a cheap magic trick using the power of suggestion, missiles, explosives, good, old fashioned corruption and video editing techniques leveraged since the dawn of the motion picture. If my conclusions are wrong then someone else has a better explanation and I want to hear what that is. Until that happens I’ll use whatever means I have to explain why the evidence leads me to my conclusions. I’ve given up on Truthers following suit but I am still holding out for genuine truth-seekers to keep me honest and I look forward to hearing from you if you’re still out there.
It’s good to be back. Stay tuned.