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jim adams
jim adams

I appreciate the 25 photos of the Twin Towers part of 9/11. Still photos are great at showing the drama of an instant, and this slide show captures the very real horror of the people who were in this terrible situation.

I'm missing references/links to videos which show the collapse of the 3 towers. And i'm missing discussion (or videos) which show that all three collapsed into their own footprints -- something which was unknown before the late 70s. Before that, buildings fell -- kinda toppled sideways messily. Anyway, here's a video link which discusses this. http://www.metacafe.com/watch/621343/9_11_mysteries_building_collapses/

i'm also missing what happened at World Trade Center Building 7. Here's 2 sites, one of which shows multiple videos of it's collapse, and the other is commentary on it's collapse by architects, structural engineers and other experts: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LLWK1insN0, http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/09/the-third-building-which-collapsed-on-911-was-not-hit-by-a-plane.html

Kīra Jacobsen
Kīra Jacobsen

Did anyone else notice the middle picture on the back wall seems to contain a skull?

Peace Seeker
Peace Seeker

Allah Made Me Funny : This landmark concert film follows three acclaimed comedians on and off stage, as they lift the veil to reveal the humorous truth of what it's really like to be Muslim in America. Mo Amer, Azhar Usman, and Preacher Moss poke fun at themselves, their communities, government, human nature and the tricky predicament of living in post-9/11 America. Featuring music of rising indie scene artists, Allah Made Me Funny: Live in Concert is rollicking good fun and gives people of all cultural backgrounds an opportunity to laugh hard, drop their guard and open their minds.

www.cultureunplugged.com/documentary/watch-online/play/7799

Christine Marya
Christine Marya

Cheny, Bush, Wolfowitz, Pearle's "Project for A New American Century" outlined the need for "a new Pearl Harbor" in order to maximize the build-up of the U.S. Military when diminishing, & their multi-billion $ war industry BUSINESS.

Charlaine Boa
Charlaine Boa

These pictures are gut wrenching, 9/11 is still very raw in my heart.  What made my heart break a little more was the news broadcasts showing people celebrating this tragedy.

ana militaru
ana militaru

I don't know what to say ! It is overwhelming what they did ! I never thought that people could be so bad! In fact the terrorists knew that if they entering with planes in the Twin Towers they will die too! Why did they do this?

Brian G
Brian G

Wow... I read these comments and just can believe the crap some people will spew.  

Bush & Cheney were responsible?  BS, how about Bill Clinton was responsible.  You all forget how passive he was on terrorism.  According to the 9/11 report this was suppose to take place a year prior but got delayed.  How about the idiot ticket guy in Portland, ME who let terrorists pass his counter even though right after the attack he says he had never encountered anyone with more hate in his eyes than Atta (the ring leader - who ironically was rotting in an Israeli prison until Clinton got him released).  

We went into Iraq not for oil, but to try and get a foot hold next to Iran who was trying to go nuclear, it was the only logical place for us to attack.  You people have your heads so far up you backsides it's a wonder you can see the road in front of you.  

Geez, didn't Obama vote to go to war, I don't see you mentioning that in your complaints - what, doesn't fit your agenda?  Jacka**es.

Ronald Wieck
Ronald Wieck

Bush wanted to "steal" Iraqi oil so he orchestrated a scheme that used NO--ZERO!--Iraqi hijackers. After Saddam was overthrown, the new Iraqi government awarded sweetheart oil contracts to Russia and China, but not to the U.S.

Good thinking, twoofies!

Carlos Herbane
Carlos Herbane

This picture and the video which it comes from are fake. You can see the plane in car windshield just above Fairbank's arm. Note the angle of the car. It is simply impossible. Poor fakery guys. Better luck next time cause I aint buying it. Nearly all the footage we have seen has been doctored or CGI'd. Shame on any participant in this lie. One love.

Brad Adams
Brad Adams

These buildings were designed to take a hit from multiple jumbo jets.  This is a George W and Dick Chaney deliberate killing of humans all in the name of money.  Torture the Federal Reserve board members at Gitmo and they will squeal like the terrorist they are!!

Brad Adams
Brad Adams

The attack on the Pentagon shot doesn't show s***.  We (our military) hit is with a drone.  Look at all the little parts picked up by those that should not have removed evidence! 

Kamerine Ama
Kamerine Ama

@jim adams 

 Thank you for posting these links. 

Am sure you'll have seen the various youtube presentations given by Professor Steven Jones.  He is calm, measured and appears to be seeking the truth and deepening the scientific understanding of what happened.

I'm trusting and intending the facts become evermore widely known as a global respect for people directly affected by 9/11and everyone still affected by the ongoing consequences of decisions taken afterwards.

Humanity needs the truth.

Allen Stewart
Allen Stewart

@Christine Marya 

Delusional, low-information people like you are a prime reason our Republic is going down the tubes.  I bet you voted both times for Obama.

My Red Pony
My Red Pony

@Charlaine Boa I thought I was the only one who was affected by the videos. For the first - and hopefully last - time in my life, I felt absolute hate. So much so that it actually scared me a little bit. I can still see those pictures in my mind, especially when the 9/11 anniversary comes around. It's just so hard to believe we share the planet with people like that.

Sunny Robinson
Sunny Robinson

@Ronald WieckI am still infuriated about the war in Iraq (lives lost, monetary cost, AND the hit to our political capital), and I think Bush did use the nationalistic fervor after 9-11 to push us in there for reasons related to oil. But if he actually orchestrated the whole 9-11 attack, wouldn't he have made sure the investigation found a clear connection between the hijackers and Iraq? Why bother with Afghanistan and Al Qaeda if your whole goal is to get into Iraq? Why is it that people believe our government can't run anything right, but can apparently pull off the greatest, most evil hoax known to man? 

Bob BOBBB
Bob BOBBB

@Carlos Herbane Um, what? This is just a picture from an eyewitness who was there. Kind of hard to fake these types of things. The aircraft was seen on live TV as well.

chris menjivar
chris menjivar

@Brad Adams I kinda agree with you about Bush because all he wanted was to just kill thousands of people and blame Osama Bin Laden and to take Iraq's oil. So bush just killed many innocent lives just for oil seems insane when you think about it. Also many lives were taken from the war civilians and soldiers lost their lives just because bush wants oil. Every president is just the work of the devil the presidents don't give a damn about people all they care about is money, power, and weapons the government literally spends millions maybe even billions of dollars for weapons. USA is a very wonderful place but deep into the government its an insane place  

Bob BOBBB
Bob BOBBB

@Brad Adams The buildings were not designed to take a hit from jumbo jets, nor were they designed to withstand incredibly powerful fires that the jumbo jets caused. You're not a physicist, you're just a loony jacka** with an internet connection.

Bob BOBBB
Bob BOBBB

@Brad Adams Planes travel extremely fast and the camera takes one picture per second.

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