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Posted By: Amos
16-Jun-05 - 11:33 PM
Thread Name: BS: Popular Views of the Bush Administration
Subject: RE: BS: Popular Views of the Bush Administration
>Source:
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>Former Bush Team Member Says WTC Collapse
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>Likely A Controlled Demolition & An 'INSIDE JOB'
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>Highly recognized former chief economist in Labor Department now doubts
>official 9/11 story, claiming suspicious facts & evidence cover-up indicate
>government foul play & possible criminal implications.
>June 12, 2005 | By Greg Szymanski
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>A former chief economist in the Labor Department during President Bush's
>first term now believes the official story about the collapse of the WTC is
>'bogus,' saying it is more likely that a controlled demolition destroyed the
>Twin Towers and adjacent Building No. 7.
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>"If demolition destroyed three steel skyscrapers at the World Trade Center
>on 9/11, then the case for an 'inside job' and a government attack on
>America would be compelling," said Morgan Reynolds, Ph.D, a former member of
>the Bush team who also served as director of the Criminal Justice Center at
>the National Center for Policy Analysis headquartered in Dallas, TX.
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>Reynolds, now a professor emeritus at Texas A&M University, also believes
>it's 'next to impossible' that 19 Arab Terrorists alone outfoxed the mighty
>U.S. military, adding the scientific conclusions about the WTC collapse may
>hold the key to the entire mysterious plot behind 9/11.
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>"It is hard to exaggerate the importance of a scientific debate over the
>cause(s) of the collapse of the twin towers and building 7," said Reynolds
>this week from his offices at Texas A&M. "If the official wisdom on the
>collapses is wrong, as I believe it is, then policy based on such erroneous
>engineering analysis is not likely to be correct either. The government's
>collapse theory is highly vulnerable on its own terms. Only professional
>demolition appears to account for the full range of facts associated with
>the collapse of the three buildings.
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>"More importantly, momentous political and social consequences would follow
>if impartial observers concluded that professionals imploded the WTC.
>Meanwhile, the job of scientists, engineers and impartial researchers
>everywhere is to get the scientific and engineering analysis of 9/11 right."
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>However, Reynolds said "getting it right in today's security state' remains
>challenging because he claims explosives and structural experts have been
>intimidated in their analyses of the collapses of 9/11.
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>From the beginning, the Bush administration claimed that burning jet fuel
>caused the collapse of the towers. Although many independent investigators
>have disagreed, they have been hard pressed to disprove the government
>theory since most of the evidence was removed by FEMA prior to independent
>investigation.