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123 reasons to question the official IXXI story
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123 reasons to question the official 9/11 story:
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1. Collapse of WTC 7: Building 7 of the World Trade Center complex collapsed despite not being hit by an airplane. The official explanation of "office fires" causing the collapse has been questioned.
2. Pentagon Impact: The hole in the Pentagon was initially too small to have been made by a Boeing 757, and there was a lack of large debris at the site.
3. Air Defense: NORAD and the FAA were unable to intercept any of the hijacked planes, despite having standard operating procedures for such scenarios.
4. Insider Trading: Unusual stock market activity was observed in the days leading up to 9/11, particularly in companies that would be severely impacted by the attacks.
5. Passport Discovery: The passport of one of the hijackers was found several blocks from the World Trade Center, raising questions about its survival.
6. Cell Phone Calls: Questions have been raised about the feasibility of the numerous cell phone calls made from the hijacked planes given the technology available in 2001.
7. Hijackers' Skill Level: The hijackers had limited flight training, yet they executed complex maneuvers with commercial airplanes.
8. Seismic Data: Seismic data recorded on the day of the attacks does not fully align with the official narrative of the sequence of events.
9. Weapons of Mass Destruction: The 9/11 attacks were used as a pretext for the invasion of Iraq, based on the false claim that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.
10. Al-Qaeda and Iraq: Attempts were made to link Saddam Hussein to Al-Qaeda, despite a lack of concrete evidence.
11. Saudi Involvement: The 28 pages of the 9/11 Commission Report that were initially redacted suggested that Saudi Arabia may have played a role in financing the attacks.
12. Testimonies: Various testimonies from officials and experts that contradicted the official narrative were either ignored or not included in the 9/11 Commission Report.
13. Funding: The source of funding for the 9/11 attacks remains unclear, with allegations pointing to Saudi Arabian involvement.
14. Whistleblowers: Individuals who have come forward with information contradicting the official narrative have faced various forms of silencing or discrediting.
15. War Games: Military exercises simulating hijacked planes were being conducted on the morning of 9/11, causing confusion within NORAD.
16. Bush's Location: President George W. Bush continued to read to a classroom of children for several minutes after being informed of the attacks.
17. Put Options: An unusually high volume of put options were purchased for companies that would be impacted by 9/11, suggesting insider knowledge.
18. Black Boxes: The black boxes from the planes were either not found or not publicly disclosed.
19. Cleanup and Investigation: The rapid removal and destruction of evidence from the crime scenes have been criticized for hampering a thorough investigation.
20. Media Reporting: Some news outlets reported the collapse of WTC 7 before it actually happened.
21. 9/11 Commission: The 9/11 Commission itself has been criticized for conflicts of interest and for not investigating certain leads.
22. Public Perception: The portrayal of events and individuals related to 9/11 has been carefully managed, leading to questions about the objectivity of the media and government agencies involved.
23. Foreign Intelligence Warnings: Reports suggest that multiple foreign intelligence agencies warned the U.S. of an impending attack, yet these warnings were not acted upon.
24. Visa Approvals: Several of the hijackers had received visas from U.S. consulates, despite being on watchlists or having incomplete application forms.
25. Security Failures: Multiple layers of security failed on the day of the attacks, from airport security to intelligence agencies.
26. First Responder Health Issues: Many first responders have suffered from health issues potentially linked to the toxic dust at Ground Zero, yet this issue has been downplayed.
27. Bin Laden Family: The rapid evacuation of members of the Bin Laden family residing in the U.S. shortly after the attacks has raised eyebrows.
28. Operation Northwoods: A previously proposed but never executed plan to commit acts of terrorism and blame them on foreign enemies, known as Operation Northwoods, has been cited as a precedent for questioning the official 9/11 narrative.
29. Prior Knowledge: Various individuals and organizations are suspected of having prior knowledge of the attacks but did not act to prevent them.
30. Air Quality Misinformation: EPA statements post-9/11 suggested the air quality at Ground Zero was safe, which contradicted later findings.
31. Insurance Policies: The insurance policies for the World Trade Center buildings had been updated to cover terrorist attacks just weeks before 9/11.
32. Military and Political Careers: Some individuals who were in key positions at the time of the attacks later received promotions or other forms of career advancement, raising questions about accountability.
33. NIST Report: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) report on the collapse of the WTC buildings has been criticized for ignoring key evidence and for its methodology.
34. Missing Surveillance Tapes: Surveillance tapes that could have provided additional information about the Pentagon attack were confiscated and have not been publicly released.
35. Delayed Investigations: The official investigation into 9/11 was delayed and underfunded, leading to questions about the thoroughness and integrity of the 9/11 Commission Report.
36. Hijackers Still Alive: Reports emerged that some of the individuals initially identified as hijackers were found to be alive, leading to questions about the accuracy of the official list of perpetrators.
37. FBI Investigations: Certain FBI investigations that could have provided more information about the attacks were either curtailed or not pursued.
38. Anthrax Attacks: The anthrax attacks that followed 9/11 were initially linked to international terrorism, but this narrative changed, adding another layer of confusion and suspicion.
39. Guantanamo Bay: The detention and torture of individuals at Guantanamo Bay, many of whom had no proven links to 9/11, raised ethical and legal questions.
40. Civil Liberties: The erosion of civil liberties in the wake of 9/11, including mass surveillance and the USA PATRIOT Act, has been a point of contention.
41. Financial Transactions: Suspicious financial transactions were made in the days leading up to 9/11, but these have not been fully investigated.
42. The Art Students: A group of Israeli nationals posing as art students reportedly spied on U.S. military and government buildings, leading to questions about what Israel knew before 9/11.
43. Able Danger: A classified military operation named "Able Danger" reportedly identified Mohamed Atta and other hijackers well before 9/11, but this information was not acted upon.
44. Mossad Warning: Israeli intelligence agency Mossad reportedly warned the U.S. of an impending attack, yet this warning was not acted upon.
45. Odigo Messaging: Reports suggest that employees of Odigo, an Israeli instant messaging company, received warnings of an attack on the World Trade Center hours before it happened.
46. Project for the New American Century (PNAC): This neoconservative think tank, which included members that would later serve in the Bush administration, wrote about the need for a "new Pearl Harbor" a year before 9/11.
47. Zacarias Moussaoui: The so-called "20th hijacker" was arrested weeks before 9/11, and his laptop, which was not immediately searched, reportedly contained information that could have helped prevent the attacks.
48. Hani Hanjour's Flight School Performance: One of the hijackers, Hani Hanjour, reportedly performed poorly in flight school, raising questions about his ability to execute the maneuvers he is said to have carried out.
49. FEMA in New York: FEMA's presence in New York on September 10 for a bio-terrorism drill has been cited as an odd coincidence.
50. WTC Lease: The World Trade Center complex had changed ownership for the first time in its history just weeks before the attacks, and the new leaseholder insured the buildings against terrorist attacks.
51. Media Ownership: The concentration of media ownership has been cited as a reason for the lack of diverse perspectives and critical questioning of the official 9/11 narrative.
52. CIA and ISI Meeting: Reports suggest that the head of Pakistan's intelligence service, who was in Washington at the time of the attacks, had ordered $100,000 to be sent to Mohamed Atta.
53. Sibel Edmonds: FBI translator Sibel Edmonds claimed that the FBI had information that an attack using airplanes was being planned before 9/11.
54. Robert Wright: FBI Agent Robert Wright claimed that he was prevented from pursuing investigations that might have prevented the 9/11 attacks.
55: John O'Neill: The former FBI counter-terrorism chief who took up a security job at the World Trade Center and died on 9/11 had been investigating Al-Qaeda for years. His efforts were reportedly obstructed by superiors.
56. Michael Springmann: A former U.S. consular officer claimed that the CIA had overridden visa denials for some of the 9/11 hijackers.
57. Operation Gladio: This Cold War-era NATO operation, which involved secret "stay-behind" armies and false-flag attacks, has been cited as a historical precedent for questioning the official 9/11 narrative.
58. Operation Cyclone: The U.S.'s past support for mujahideen fighters in Afghanistan during the Soviet-Afghan War has been cited as an example of "blowback" that questions the simplistic "good vs evil" narrative surrounding 9/11.
59. Pipeline Politics: The geopolitical importance of Central Asia and the Caucasus, including proposed oil and gas pipelines, has been cited as a possible motive for war in Afghanistan post-9/11.
60. Pre-9/11 Intelligence Sharing: Multiple reports suggest that U.S. intelligence agencies had received warnings from foreign intelligence services but failed to act.
61. The Phoenix Memo: An FBI field agent in Phoenix had warned of Al-Qaeda members attending U.S. flight schools, but this memo was not acted upon.
62. Bush's Daily Briefing: A Presidential Daily Briefing titled "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S." was given to President Bush a month before 9/11 but was not acted upon.
63. Air Quality Post-9/11: The EPA and other agencies gave misleading statements about the air quality in Manhattan post-9/11, leading to health issues for first responders and residents.
64. The Dancing Israelis: A group of individuals, who were later identified as Israeli nationals, were seen filming and celebrating as the Twin Towers burned. They were detained and later deported, but the incident remains a point of intrigue.
65. Missing Gold: Billions in gold bullion stored in the World Trade Center went missing after the attacks.
66. The Mineta Testimony: Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta testified that Vice President Dick Cheney seemed to have issued a stand-down order on the morning of 9/11, which contradicts the official timeline.
67. The PEOC: The timeline of when Vice President Cheney entered the Presidential Emergency Operations Center (PEOC) is inconsistent between his account and that of other officials.
68. The Saudi Flights: Members of the Saudi royal family were allowed to fly out of the U.S. shortly after 9/11, at a time when all other flights were grounded.
69. The ISI Connection: Lt. Gen. Mahmood Ahmed, the then-head of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), was reported to have ordered Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh to wire $100,000 to Mohamed Atta.
70. The Carlyle Group: On the day of the attacks, members of the bin Laden family were reportedly attending an investment conference hosted by the Carlyle Group, a private equity firm with deep ties to the U.S. government.
80. The Missing Trillions: On September 10, 2001, the Pentagon announced that it was missing $2.3 trillion, a story that was quickly overshadowed by the events of 9/11.
81. The "Angel is Next" Message: On the morning of 9/11, President Bush reportedly received a threat stating that "Angel is next," referring to Air Force One's code name. The message included specific information suggesting inside knowledge.
82. The Bin Laden Confession Tape: A tape emerged where Osama bin Laden allegedly confesses to the 9/11 attacks, but the authenticity of this tape has been questioned.
83. The Short Selling: In addition to put options, there was also an unusually high volume of short selling of U.S. and airline stocks before 9/11.
84. The Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI): The section of the Pentagon that was targeted included the Office of Naval Intelligence, which was reportedly investigating financial transactions related to terrorism.
85. The Speed of the Investigation: The speed with which the U.S. government identified the hijackers post-9/11 has been cited as suspicious, given the initial confusion surrounding their identities.
86. The Demolition Hypothesis: Some experts have suggested that the manner in which the Twin Towers collapsed resembles a controlled demolition more than a gravitational pancake collapse.
87. The Thermite Residue: Residues of thermite, a compound used in controlled demolitions, were reportedly found in the dust at Ground Zero.
88. The Israeli Intelligence Warnings: In addition to Mossad, the Israeli company Zim American Israeli Shipping Co. broke its lease at the World Trade Center and moved out just weeks before 9/11.
89. The Continuity of Government (COG): Plans for the continuity of government were activated on 9/11, allowing for the bypassing of the Constitutional line of succession.
90. The Destruction of Interrogation Tapes: The CIA destroyed videotapes of interrogations of Al-Qaeda suspects, which could have provided more information about the planning and execution of 9/11.
91. The Bojinka Plot: The 1995 Bojinka Plot, which involved plans to bomb multiple airliners and crash a plane into the CIA headquarters, has been cited as a precursor to 9/11 that should have served as a warning.
92. The Alleged Hijackers: At least six of the alleged hijackers have been reported to be alive after 9/11, leading to questions about their true identities.
93. The Visceral Reaction: The emotional and visceral reaction to 9/11 has been cited as a reason for the lack of critical questioning of the official narrative.
94. The "Let's Roll" Narrative: The story of Flight 93 and the "Let's Roll" narrative has been cited as a form of myth-making that serves to bolster the official 9/11 story.
95. The Immediate Identification of the Hijackers: The FBI was able to identify all 19 hijackers very quickly after the attacks, despite the chaos and destruction, leading to questions about pre-existing knowledge.
96. The Lack of Video Footage: Despite the Pentagon being one of the most surveilled buildings in the world, very few video footage of the attack has been released.
97. The Delay in Grounding Flights: The FAA took an unusually long time to ground all flights after it was clear that multiple hijackings were taking place.
98. The "Lucky" Finds: Various pieces of evidence, such as the "indestructible" passport of one of the hijackers found near Ground Zero, have been cited as being too "lucky" to be credible.
99. The Immediate Cleanup: The rapid cleanup of Ground Zero was initiated almost immediately after the attacks, leading to the destruction of evidence.
100. The Pre-9/11 War Plans: Plans for attacking Afghanistan were reportedly already in place before 9/11, leading to questions about the U.S.'s immediate military response.
101. The Pre-9/11 Drills: Various military and intelligence drills simulating plane hijackings and attacks were conducted in the years and months leading up to 9/11.
102. The "Coincidental" Beneficiaries: Certain individuals and corporations seemed to benefit from the attacks, either through profitable defense contracts, insurance payouts, or advancements in political careers.
103. The Convenient Timing: The attacks occurred at a time when the U.S. military was undergoing a transformation, as outlined in the PNAC document, leading to questions about the convenient timing.
104. The "Hijackers" Training: Reports suggest that some of the hijackers were trained at U.S. military bases, leading to questions about how they evaded detection.
105. The "Planes Operation": The complexity of coordinating the hijacking of four commercial airliners and successfully attacking high-profile targets raises questions about the capabilities of the alleged hijackers.
106: The "Stand-Down" Order: Questions have been raised about whether a "stand-down" order was given that prevented the U.S. Air Force from intercepting the hijacked planes.
107. The "Bin Laden Issue": Osama bin Laden was initially funded and trained by the CIA during the Soviet-Afghan War, leading to questions about "blowback" and the U.S.'s role in his rise.
108. The "Hijackers" Visas: Despite being on various watchlists, many of the hijackers had no trouble obtaining visas to enter the U.S.
109. The "Hijackers" Financing: The source of financing for the 9/11 attacks remains unclear, with allegations pointing to Saudi Arabian involvement.
110. The "Hijackers" Living Conditions: The hijackers reportedly drank alcohol and visited strip clubs before the attacks, which is inconsistent with the behavior of devout Islamic terrorists.
111. The "Hijackers" Skill Level: The hijackers had limited flight training, yet they executed complex maneuvers with commercial airplanes.
112. The "Hijackers" Contradictions: Various contradictions exist in the official accounts of the hijackers, including their whereabouts, activities, and associates.
113. The "Hijackers" Identification: The identification of the hijackers was based on dubious evidence, such as a paper passport that survived the explosion and fire.
114. The "Hijackers" Autopsies: No autopsies were performed on the alleged hijackers, and their remains were quickly disposed of, leading to questions about their identification.
115. The "Hijackers" Motive: The motive of the hijackers remains unclear, as many of them had no direct ties to extremist groups and lived relatively comfortable lives.
116. The "Hijackers" Radicalization: The process of radicalization for the hijackers remains unclear, with no concrete evidence linking them to extremist ideologies.
117. The "Hijackers" Communication: The hijackers reportedly communicated using complex methods, such as steganography, yet they also left behind easily discoverable evidence, such as flight manuals.
118. The "Hijackers" Contradictions: Various contradictions exist in the official accounts of the hijackers, including their whereabouts, activities, and associates.
119. The "Hijackers" Identification: The identification of the hijackers was based on dubious evidence, such as a paper passport that survived the explosion and fire.
120. The "Hijackers" Autopsies: No autopsies were performed on the alleged hijackers, and their remains were quickly disposed of, leading to questions about their identification.
121. The "Hijackers" Motive: The motive of the hijackers remains unclear, as many of them had no direct ties to extremist groups and lived relatively comfortable lives.
122. The "Hijackers" Radicalization: The process of radicalization for the hijackers remains unclear, with no concrete evidence linking them to extremist ideologies.
123. The "Hijackers" Communication: The hijackers reportedly communicated using complex methods, such as steganography, yet they also left behind easily discoverable evidence, such as flight manuals.
This list of inconsistencies, lies, and sketchy details surrounding 9/11 serves as a stark reminder of the importance of questioning official narratives.
In a world increasingly mediated by technology and controlled by centralized powers, the quest for truth becomes a cornerstone of individual liberty.
The 9/11 event, shrouded in ambiguity and contradictions, serves as a poignant case study in how narratives can be manipulated to serve specific agendas, often at the expense of individual freedoms and collective understanding.
The act of questioning is not just a right but a responsibility for those who value liberty and seek to preserve it. It is through the lens of skepticism that individuals can reclaim their autonomy, challenge the status quo, and strive for a society that values truth over convenience, and liberty over blind obedience.
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