B24931 / Tue, 11 Sep 2007 09:11:44 / “War on Terror”
Four commercial airliners were hijacked en route to California from Logan International, Dulles International, and Newark airports. Each of the airliners had a jet fuel capacity of nearly 24,000 U.S. gallons (91,000 liters).
Two of the airliners were flown into the World Trade Center, one each into the North and South towers, one was flown into the Pentagon, and the fourth crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
The Emergency Alert System was never activated in the terrorist attacks.
September 11th, 2001, better known as and possibly planned to be and now deliberately remembered as 9/11, did more than provide an excuse to launch an endless war on terror.
9/11 also greatly increased and concentrated political power and social control within the United States.
Maintaining political and social control is all about the “loyalty” of those who implement and actually enforce the laws and are duty bound to come to the aid and rescue of all without prejudice in the event of an emergency.
The “boots on the ground” so to speak. Our police, firefighters and emergency medical personnel. Without the cooperation and “loyalty” of these most critical of public servants, there is no social control.
How many of the 9/11 victims were police officers and firefighters? Why so many? What impact did the events of that day have upon those that mourned their loss and could truly identify with their sacrifice?
How much additional latitude was given the Bush administration in implementing unconstitutional and unprecedented encroachments upon the basic civil liberties of the American public by these “boots on the ground” and the local and state governments that employ and fund them subsequent to the events of that terrible day?
There has been a chilling effect on our society from not knowing the what, how and why of the events that unfolded. Worse yet, there is no realistic hope of ever getting the whole truth.
Even if you’re a “controlled demolition” naysayer (and most are), the American public and this nation’s police, fire and emergency medical personnel being part and parcel of that general public, don’t believe we’ve been told the whole truth.
How many years is a reasonable period to wait for a detailed and plausible explanation for the collapse of WTC Building Seven?
Let it happen on purpose is the baseline common denominator with the majority of the public, with some of this majority carrying their suspicions on to controlled demolition, missing planes, missile strike, etc.
Many don’t trust the entire government not to allow more attacks in the future to further radicalize government policies, both foreign and domestic.
If rogue elements within our government, or other powerful domestic groups are capable of orchestrating a stand down for an event such as 9/11, and many now suspect they not only have this capability, but have demonstrated it; how difficult would it be for those motivated to do so, to intervene in the selective outcome of any of the tens of thousands of relatively minor emergencies that happen on a day to day basis domestically to which these crucial first responders are called upon to manage.
As a Corrections Officer, I was regularly called upon to rush in where angels fear to tread. You count on the integrity of the entire system to insure you aren’t being set up and or otherwise sacrificed to further some alternative purpose or agenda.
Not being entirely sure of the integrity of our entire system of control, with the White House at the pinnacle, from where there has been a clearly established pattern of lies, deceit and abuse of power; this corruption extending from the executive branch through federal agencies down to state and local governments throughout the U.S.
Politically our emergency personnel must tread very lightly as their lives are regularly put at risk.
The impact of this vulnerability on our domestic “boots on the ground” has markedly changed America since 9/11, and very much for the worse.
Democracies don’t devolve into dictatorships on the orders of tyrants, but by the actions of cowards that carry them out.
Sometimes no Peace