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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 1 decade ago

Why do so many 9/11 victims families, Ph.D's and gov't officials insist that 9/11 was an inside job?

Virginia Deane Abernethy, Ph.D., anthropologist, author, Population Politics

Ed Asner, actor, activist

Marshall Auerback, international portfolio strategist for David W. Tice & Associates, Inc.

Catherine Austin Fitts, Asst. Secretary of Housing in the first Bush administration

Keidi Obi Awadu, aka The Conscious Rasta, talk show host, LIBRadio

Michael Badnarik, Libertarian candidate for President

Byron Belitsos, publisher, Origin Press, author Planetary Democracy

Philip J. Berg, Esquire, former deputy attorney general, Pennsylvania

Medea Benjamin, activist, author, co-founder, Global Exchange and Code Pink

Dennis Bernstein, investigative reporter, radio host of KPFA's Flashpoints

Steve Bhaerman aka Swami Beyondananda, author, political comedian

Brad Blanton, Ph.D., psychotherapist, author, Radical Honesty

Saniel Bonder, spiritual teacher and author, Great Relief

Dr. Robert Bowman, USAF Lt. Col. (Rtd.), founder, Institute for Space and Security Studies

John Buchanan, author, candidate for the Republican Party Presidential nomination, 2004

Gray Brechin, Ph.D., author, environmental historian, professor, UC Berkeley

Fred Burks, presidential interpreter for Bush, Clinton, Cheney, and Gore

Norma Carr-Rufino, Ph.D., author, professor of management, San Francisco State University

Angana Chatterji, Ph.D., scholar-activist and professor of anthropology

Paul Cienfuegos, co-founder, Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County

David Cobb, attorney, national presidential candidate, US Green Party

John Cobb, Ph.D., theologian, co-author, For the Common Good

Ernest Callenbach, founder/editor, Film Quarterly, author, Ecotopia

Kevin Danaher, Ph.D., author, speaker, co-founder, Global Exchange

Stephen Dinan, author, Radical Spirit

Ronnie Dugger, journalist/author, co-founder, Alliance for Democracy

Daniel Ellsberg, author, Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers

Jodie Evans, co-founder, Code Pink

Richard Falk, Professor Emeritus of International Law, Princeton University

Michael Franti, musician, filmmaker, human rights worker

Janeane Garofalo, actress, comedienne, talk show host, Air America Radio

Jim Garrison, Ph.D., president, State of the World Forum, author, America as Empire

Bruce Gagnon, Chair, Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space

Ric Giardina, author, consultant, speaker, former Director of Trademarks and Brands for Intel

John Gray, Ph.D., #1 bestselling author, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

Stan Goff, 25-year Army Special Ops veteran, author, Full Spectrum Disorder

Melvin Goodman, senior fellow, Center for International Policy, author, former Senior Analyst, CIA, professor, National War College

Morton Goulder, Deputy Secretary for Intelligence and Warning under Nixon, Ford, and Carter

David Ray Griffin, Ph.D., theologian, author, New Pearl Harbor

Doris "Granny D" Haddock, campaign finance crusader, NH Democratic candidate for Senate

Thom Hartmann, radio host; author, Unequal Protection

Richie Havens, singer, songwriter, performer, artist

Paul Hawken, bestselling author, environmentalist, entrepreneur, founder of Smith & Hawken

Randy Hayes, founder, Rainforest Action Network, US National Director, Direction Conservation

Richard Heinberg, author, The Party's Over, core faculty, New College of California

Van Jones, executive director, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

Rob Kall, editor,, president, Futurehealth, Inc.

Georgia Kelly, executive director, Praxis Peace Institute

Sean Kelly, Ph.D., author, professor of philosophy and religion, CA Institute of Integral Studies

John Joseph Kennedy, Democratic Write-in Presidential Candidate for 2004

Mimi Kennedy, actress, Dharma and Greg, progressive activist

Faiz Khan, M.D., Triage Emergency Physician on 9/11, Assistant Imam

David Korten, author, When Corporations Rule the World

Frances Moore Lapp?, author, Diet for a Small Planet; founder, Small Planet Institute

Scott M. Legere, 25 year radio broadcaster as Scott Ledger, Tampa FL

Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor, TIKKUN Magazine, author, Healing Israel/Palestine

Michael Levine, bestselling author of Deep Cover, journalist, 25-year veteran of the DEA

Joanna Macy, Ph.D., eco-philosopher, author

Enver Masud, founder, The Wisdom Fund, author, The Truth About Islam

John McCarthy, former Special Forces Captain, president, Veterans Equal Rights Protection Advocacy

Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst, co-founder, Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity

Cynthia McKinney, five-term Congresswoman from Georgia

Ralph Metzner, Ph.D., author, professor, co-founder, Green Earth Foundation

Mark Crispin Miller, media critic, author, professor, New York University

Joseph W. Montaperto, New York City Fire Department

Leuren Moret, geoscientist, radiation specialist, environmental commissioner

Ralph Nader, Independent candidate for President

Craig Neal, author, co-founder, The Heartland Institute, former publisher, Utne Reader

Jeff Norman, executive director, Tour of Duty

Jenna Orkin, Esquire, World Trade Center Environmental Organization

Kelly Patricia O'Meara, investigative journalist, public relations

Michael Parenti, Ph.D., author, Superpatriotism and The Terrorism Trap

Edward L. Peck, former US Ambassador and Chief of Mission to Iraq, former Deputy Director to the White House Task Force on Terrorism

Peter Phillips, Ph.D., professor, Sonoma State University, director, Project Censored

Henri Poole, Internet pioneer, board member, Free Software Foundation

Robert Rabbin, author, speaker, creator of

Paul H. Ray, Ph.D., sociologist, author, The Cultural Creatives

John Renesch, business futurist, author, Getting to the Better Future

John Rensenbrink, professor emeritus, Bowdoin College, co-founder, US Green Party

John Robbins, author, founder, EarthSave International

William Rodriguez, 9/11 rescue effort hero, founder, Hispanic Victims Group

Neal Rogin, Emmy-award winning writer, performer, social observer

Allen Roland, Ph.D., psychotherapist, published author and peace activist

Rosemary Radford Ruether, professor of feminist theology, Graduate Theological Union

Michael Ruppert, publisher/editor, From The Wilderness, author, Crossing the Rubicon

Chris Sanders, founder, Sanders Research Associates

Karl W. B. Schwarz, President, CEO, Patmos Nanotechnologies, LLC

Peter Dale Scott, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, author, Drugs, Oil, and War

Firefighter Kevin Shea, FDNY Hazmat Operations

Michelle Shocked, singer/songwriter, activist

Indira Singh, risk management and computer systems consultant

J. Michael Springmann, attorney, former Foreign Service Officer, US Department of State

Douglas Sturm, Ph.D., university professor emeritus, Bucknell University

Marjorie Hewit Suchocki, Ph.D., theologian, author

Chuck Turner, Boston City Council

James W. Walter Jr., venture investor, philanthropist, founder of Walden Three

Dan Whaley, E-commerce pioneer, founder of, acquired for $750M

Burns H. Weston, J.S.D., Professor of Law Emeritus, Director, Center for Human Rights, U-Iowa

Howard Zinn, professor, historian, author, A People's History of the United States

Family Members

Joanne Barbara, wife of FDNY Asst. Chief of Dept. Gerard Barbara

Gayle Barker, sister of William A. Karnes, WTC

Michele Bergsohn, wife of Alvin Bergsohn, Cantor Fitzgerald

Derrill Bodley, father of Deora Bodley, passenger on Flight 93

Kathryn C. Bowden, sister of Thomas H. Bowden, Jr. WTC1, 104th floor

Janet Calia, wife of Dominick Calia, Cantor Fitzgerald, WTC1

Maggie Cashman, wife of William Joseph Cashman, United Flight 93

Lynne Castrianno Galante, sister of Leonard Castrianno, 1WTC, 105th floor

Elza Chapa-McGowan, daughter of Rosemary Chapa, Pentagon

Bruce De Cell, father-in-law of Mark Petrocelli North Tower, 92nd floor

Ralph D'Esposito, father of Michael D'Esposito, WTC, 96th floor

Loisanne Diehl, Surviving Spouse, Michael D. Diehl, WTC2, 90th floor

Adina D. Eisenberg, sister of Eric Eisenberg, WTC

Jonathan M. Fisher, son of Dr. Gerald Paul "Geep" Fisher, Pentagon

Michael J. Fox, brother of Jeffrey L. Fox, Tower 2, 89th floor

Laurel A. Gay, sister of Peter A. Gay, AA Flight 11

Irene Golinsky, wife of Col. Ronald F. Golinski USA RET, Pentagon

Lori, Jerry, and Beatrice Guadagno, sister and parents of Richard Guadagno, Flight 93

Kristen Hall, daughter of fallen firefighter Thomas Kuveikis 9/11

Kurt D. Horning, father of Matthew D. Horning, WTC Tower One, 95th floor

Jennifer W. Hunt, wife of William C. Hunt, Euro Brokers

John Keating, son of Barbara Keating, passenger on AA Flight 11

L. Russell Keene II, father of Russ Keene III, WTC2, 89th floor, KBW

Peter Kousoulis, sister died in WTC

Paul & Barbara Kirwin, parents of Glenn Davis Kirwin, Cantor Fitzgerald 105th floor

Barbara Krukowski-Rastelli, mother of William E. Krukowski, NYC firefighter

Laura and Ira Lassman, parents of Nicholas C. Lassman, died in WTC, Tower One

Johnny Lee, husband of Lorraine Greene

Alicia LeGuillow, mother of Nestor A. Cintron III

Francine Levine, sister of Adam K. Ruhalter, who died on 9/11

Bob McIlvaine, father of Robert McIlvaine, WTC, Merrill Lynch

Mary McWilliams, mother of FF Martin E. McWilliams- Engine 22

Daryl J. Meehan, brother of Colleen Ann Barkow, WTC 1, 105th floor

Elvira P. Murphy, wife of Patrick Murphy, WTC 1

Natalee Pecorelli, sister of Thomas Pecorelli of Flight 11

James L Perry, M.D and Patricia J. Perry, parents of John W. Perry, Esq., NYPD Officer 9/11

David Potorti, brother of James Potorti, North Tower, WTC, Marsh & McLennan

Terry Kay Rockefeller, sister of Laura Rockefeller, North Tower, WTC

Grissel Rodriguez-Valentin, wife of Benito Valentin, WTC1, 94th floor

Alissa Rosenberg-Torres, widow of Luis Eduardo Torres, post-9/11 mother, writer

Elaine Saber, mother of Scott Saber

Julie Scarpitta, mother of Michelle Scarpitta, WTC Building 2, 84th floor

Paula Shapiro, mother of Eric Eisenberg, WTC2

Elizabeth Turner, wife of Simon Turner, lost on 11th September 2001

Adele Welty, mother of Firefighter Timothy Welty, FDNY, Squad 288

Joan W. Winton, mother of David Winton, WTC, South Tower, 89th floor

David Yancey, husband of Vicki Yancey, American Airlines Flight 77

Nissa Youngren, daughter of Robert G. LeBlanc, flight 175

Late Signatories (starting toward 200...)

Rita M. Haley, President, National Organization for Women, New York Chapter

Immortal Technique, Harlem-based hip-hop artist with Viper Records, Revolutionary I&II

Bob Kirkconnell, served in the U.S. Air Force 27 years, reaching the rank of Master Sergeant

Dennis Kyne, former Army air medic, 18th Airborne Corps during Gulf War I, musician, author, "Support the Truth"

Paul Landis, author, "Stop Bush Now!"

Eric H. May, former Army military intelligence officer and media essayist

Charles Shaw, Editor, Newtopia Magazine, National Peace Action Coordinator, National Green Party

Peter Erlinder, professor, William Mitchell College of Law, past-President National Lawyers Guild

Daniel Robert Rezac, 2004 Vice-Presidential Write-In Candidate, former Aviator & Armor Officer, Army National Guard, B.S.B.A.

Joel Horwitz, lost beloved cousin in WTC 1

Jessica Murrow, lost husband Stephen Adams, Beverage Manager, Windows on the World, WTC 1

Ellen Mariani, lost husband Neil on Flight 175

Jean Hunt, disabled survivor of Pentagon attack

Ralph & Brigitte Sabbag, lost son Jason in WTC 2



Update 2:

Hey Prince. What's the difference?

18 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Because it was. Why the debate has gone on so long is a mystery to me. Americans being so incredibly ignorant of the facts and hypnotized by the media is contributory, but fear plays a big role. There's a lot to fear, but not who you are led to fear. The people and organizations who lead you to this fear are gatekeepers for the owners of this world and the owners of this world have an agenda and such diabolical money making schemes yet to play out that I fear for the worst. The murders and incomprehensible fraud of that day will pale by comparison to the next "attack". Deception, misdirection, spin and brutality.

    Source(s): Hawks CAFE.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You do realize that the majority of people in the fields of engineering and architecture have thoroughly debunked the conspiracies. Do you also realize that 70% of the victims families say that all there questions were answered by the commision? I googled alot of the victims names that you mentioned, and i got nothing. It appears you are making them up. Paula Shapiro is the mother of Eric Eisenberg. Does anybody else see an inconsistency here? Why would Eric Eisenbergs last name be different then his mothers.

    Source(s): Stop spreading lies.
  • 1 decade ago

    I was going to refer you to a link about conspiracy theories

    in general and the psychology behind them.

    But they're about as interesting as reading

    that long list of names.

    So I am going to refer you to the Penn and Teller link instead.

    It addresses conspiracy theories, but in a caustically

    humorous and adult way.

    Fact is for every person that feels that there was a

    conspiracy , there's one who doesn't.

    For every fire chief that thinks there was,

    there' one who doesn't.

    I tend to believe the evidence that indicates some

    nut jobs from the middle east flew the planes

    into the towers. Thus far any evidence to the

    contrary can't be proved. People can come

    to different conclusions about this or that, but

    I don't believe there's ironclad evidence that

    will hold up in a court of law.

  • Tip
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Because they do not want to admit the truth, I believe if you research this list they are all members of the Blame America First club.

    What I don't understand is study after study has said all the conspiracies don't have a leg to stand on, they even did one through Popular Mechanics that went through all the claims one by one and disproved each one.

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  • BMCR
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    I don't understand what your point is.

    Are you trying to point out that many people can believe in a conspiracy theory?

    Yes, we already know that.

    Are you trying to argue that because these people believe it to be true, therefore it must be?

    That is highly illogical.

    Are you trying to claim that all of these people have actual evidence that what they are claiming is true?

    That is not so, because if they did, you'd let us know by now.

    So, basically, you have done nothing but provide us a meaningless list.

  • PD
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    any fringe group can put together a list of PhDs who support their cause - just look at global warming deniers or evolution deniers.

    the list of PhDs who concur 9-11 was conducted by hijacked aircraft is much longer than this little one even using only structural engineers, aerospace engineers, and phycisists - instead of social scientists.

  • 1 decade ago

    Not one physicist,structural architect, demolition expert, aviation engineer or any other profession that would be a credible source. Feel free to examine your lists credentials for any semblance of credible veracity.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Why do so many 9/11 victims families, Ph.D's and gov't officials insist that 9/11 was an inside job?

    Because some people cannot believe a bunch of camel jockeys could have pulled this off...which they did BTW

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I got as far as Ed Asner. (Now there is a scientist) And I realized, you are nuts.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Maybe because they're delusional idiots who want to protect the terrorists.

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