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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


Feel free to research any name on this list.

Here's another coincidence: Not one zionist on the above list. Hmmmmm....

28 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    You forgot Rosie, another Mensa mind of infinite proportions.

    You've got to be kidding. It would be impossible to keep something of that magnitude a secret.

    Common sense is not one of your strongest traits is it?

  • justa
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Some of the flat out craziest people I've ever met have been PhD. Having a degree in some esoteric field doesn't mean they have the sense to do anything practical.

    All a degree shows is that you went to school and pleased people.

    Not that you can drive a big rig, or fix a water heater, or cook a meal. Or figure out 9/11 from every conceivable angle.

    I can understand why someone wouldn't want to believe it, but its pretty clear, its not a mystery, its just a horrible thing to have happened. The terrorists even bragged about it.

  • If you get your news only from Fox News then you have no news no facts no truth only propaganda. Clear Channel and all corporately owned channels do not want you to know the truth. Even CNN is in on the cover-up. Scientists absolutely proved the Thermite used and planned demolition (as proved by the falling of Building 7)! Check out the book Omerta by Mario Puzo (Feb. 2001) to see the blueprint for 911. On a poster in a Valiant comic book (or issued with a slip case hardbound set) in Dr. Solar and you'll see an explosion that took place there of a similar nature 10 years before this all took place. Wizard of the Coast even was behind it by issuing Jihad cards just prior (published by some Jewish guys). Yes indeed as far fetched as it sounds Marvin Bush was there at the World Trade Center for months prior to this plan of action on an empty floor doing what? (also lusting for the Gold under the World Trade Center)! Remember we were heading into a recession with Bush suddenly placed in office which was seemingly staved off by 911 -- an inside job for sure! (Cheney at the heart of it with Bush and Rumsfeld and others). We are at that recession now again as the worst President in History is trying to rewrite it. See the DVD's (widely circulated by concerned citizens): Loose Change 2nd edition; Sept. 11 Revisited at and so much more. The Scientists I watched on TV were very clear how this happened. I believe the Scientists. I do not believe politicians (either side). Our 2 party system has failed us and no matter who wins the next elections the corporations will still tell them what to do and they will do it. Since Kennedy our vote has never counted not even once. The military is in charge. Not the people. Kucinich might have helped. Obama and Hillory will be more of the same and an even longer stay in Iraq. We need a viable 3rd party. We need our vote to count. We need the Constitution upheld. Now I realize over half the States this nation in which I was born gets its income from war. We have a war economy! (And that is why things won't change).

    The internet has some facts if people research from a nuetral place they can find the Truth! No one talks about the fear warp of control is how Republican so called leaders always do it. That is suppress us. Color and gender won't make a change if they too are owned. Who are the people who benefitted from 911? The economic war on us is now underway (again control via fear). Cheney and Bush wanted ultimate power and should at least be impeached and removed from office to show this is not OK with us. Over 100000 innocent Iraqi's have died and Bin Laden is in Pakistan (not Afganistan). What about the white powder at the same time as 911? Wasn't that an inside job too? A trillion dollars wasted and you want to debate this. Wow. How many brave servicemen and women have needlessly died in a false war? The rich control you and I because they are merciless. But God is real and judgment is guaranteed.

  • 1 decade ago

    The Educated types are familiar with the truth concerning

    the FED/IRS(internal rockefeller scam) and central oil-

    another Rockefeller scam. And how Senator Jay-Rock

    is in charge of National intelligence (notice how "all" senate

    bills have been foisted upon the rest of the senate through

    the intelligence commitee lately)

    NAU then WWIII then NWO. Then notice how Nagasaki

    and Hiroshima are currently thriving cities-none of that

    50k year nuclear fall-out. HBO did a documentary on the

    matter showing how Japans present youth know little or

    nothing about that part of their history. Also, check-out

    Rockefellers "ENDGAME"

    By the way--do you have your real NAFTA/DL card yet.

    And the phd's picking on you--safe to say they will do

    well with erasing our borders and rfiding the little people

    into paying personal income tax that should never have

    existed in this country. THAT's what the Revolution was

    all about in the first place according to B.Franklin.

    Source(s): My own personal IRS-verichip
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  • 1 decade ago

    Guess what, I went here:

    got a list of lots of people that believe that 9/11 was an inside job. Added up the totals, and it looks like your list does not represent a statistically significant percentage of the survivors.

    Let's talk realistically here.

    Assuming that everyone that lost their lives had only two survivors, that would mean around 6000 survivors. The list of 200 people on

    means that you are only looking at 3.33% of the survivors buy into the BS that is the truther movement. And, we all know that the odds are that each person that lost their life on 9/11 has more then two survivors, which only pushes that percentage lower and lower.

    Now, let's tally up the numbers that really count:

    Number of people in the US: Approx. 300 Million

    Number of people convinced by you to believe in the inside job conspiracy: Zero.

    You all gotta do better then that.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    They don't and only a very disturbed person would sit on this venue and take the time to actually post what you just posted.

    I lost two cousins on 9-11 and resent the accusation BUT one must consider the source: "Far Left Wing Ultra ACLU Adoring Loonies".

    They were brave NYFD heroes, James and Michael and they died because of Radical Islam and 19 Muslims "NOT" a sitting President or the USA killing it's own.

    I am, almost sorry now I dignified this question with an answer.

  • 1 decade ago

    Because it was, and all those families that lost someone in Bushes shambles should be really pissed!

    Look up the word Thermite, do a lil research on it than kook at the steal beams at Ground Zero.

    Let me know what you think!

  • 1 decade ago

    Because it WAS an inside job. All the evidence points directly at our Shadow Gov't. They needed to create something with lots of death, people calling their loved-ones last minute to say they loved them as they plummeted hundreds of feet to their doom. It had to be BIG and it had to point at the Arabs. We needed, and wanted their oil. We even called our first operation "Operation Iraq Liberation" or O.I.L.

    For a detailed list of all the things that the gov't did WRONG in their cover-up of this obvious inside job read the book by David Icke called Alice in Wonderland and the 911 tragedy: The truth about 911. He has tons of references in the glossary in the back of the book if you want to check HIS sources and get to the root of the whole thing. But I found his synopsis to be quite revealing and accurate.

    Source(s): Iceman ... there is more and more proof coming out each day. The news, newspapers, it's beginning to unravel. The people will know the truth soon. Open your eyes and accept the truth ... it's out there.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    How do you not run up against the character limit?

    I am a PhD and I don't think it was an inside job. Are you going to believe me?

    Look who those people are - almost all liberal activists. How does that carry any weight?

    I got tired of reading 1/3 of the way through your list - but the only name I recognized was Ed Asner. Wasn't that Gomez Adams?

    I also saw "Michael J. Fox" but then realized it was someone else with the same name. Too bad.

  • 1 decade ago

    I'm interested to see what information they have. They are right to be skeptical of our government. Too many government officials have abused the public's trust without consequences. It would be very naive to not consider this possibility. I don't know if 911 was an inside job or not but based on what little I know, some things just don't add up. The Boston group went through the tolls 5 days without paying. (something like this, more than 3 days) No one tried to track them down? That doesn't sound like Massachusetts unless these folks had connections. It's possible but seems unlikely based on what I know.

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