By Stephen Lendman
September 19, 2013
Consensus 9/11 seeks “best evidence” proof. It does so to dispel official story falsehoods. It’s founded on:
“(1) The opinions of respected authorities, based on professional experience, descriptive studies, and reports of expert committees.
(2) Physical data in the form of photographs, videotapes, court testimony, witness reports, and FOIA releases.
(3) Direct rather than circumstantial evidence.”
Determining “best evidence” depends on “integrating individual professional expertise with the best available documentary and scientific evidence.”
Simplified Delphi methodology is followed. It’s often used “where published information is inadequate or non-existent.” Experts use “best evidence” to determine truth.
Doing so is similar to how doctors diagnose illnesses. It’s like forecasts made on best judgments.
It’s based on the principle that structured groups of individuals are more accurate than unstructured ones.
It encourages revisions based on new evidence. It’s a way to determine truth. It’s done so independently and objectively. Its track record shows effectiveness.
9/11 is the Big Lie of our time. Distinguished scholars like David Ray Griffin researched it exhaustively. In 10 books, articles and lectures, he provided evidence too important to ignore.
In April 2006, he discussed “9/11: The Myth and the Reality,” saying:
“It would seem, for many reasons, that the official story of 9/11, which has served as a religious Myth in the intervening years (and still does), is a myth in the pejorative sense of a story that does not correspond to reality.”
In September 2008, Griffin headlined his article “September 11, 2001: 21 Reasons to Question the Official Story about 9/11.”
The FBI admitted it “ha(d) no hard evidence connecting” 9/11 to bin Laden.
So-called devout Muslim alleged hijackers drank heavily, frequented strip clubs and paid for sex.
Technology in 2001 made cell phone calls made from above 30,000 feet impossible.
The FBI lied claiming Mohamed Atta’s left behind luggage contained “decisive evidence” about Al Qaeda responsibility for the attacks.
Passports allegedly found at United 93′s crash site were fake ones.
Alleged hijackers weren’t aboard the four fateful flights.
Standing operating intercept procedures weren’t followed.
Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta said Dick Cheney “apparently confirmed a stand-down order” prior to an alleged plane striking the Pentagon.
The 9/11 whitewash Commission deleted Mineta’s comment from its official report.
Secret Service agents let Bush remain at a Sarasota, FL school for 30 minutes after learning about the second twin tower strike.
Standard procedure calls for securing his safety immediately in case of potential danger.
Jet fuel doesn’t heat high enough to melt or cause rigid steel columns to crumble.
Doing so is “scientifically impossible.” Controlled demolitions destroyed both towers. Building 7 fell the same way. Griffin included other spurious lies.
He concluded saying growing numbers of “physicists, chemists, architects, engineers, pilots, former military officers, and former intelligence officers reject the official 9/11 myth.”
It’s a bald-faced lie. It’s the Big Lie of our time. It launched 12 years of direct and proxy wars. It facilitated homeland repression.
The worst of what happened shows no signs of ending. New wars are planned. Freedom is being systematically destroyed. America more than ever is unfit to live in. Humanity’s increasingly threatened.
Consensus 9/11 “Factual Evidence Contradicts the 9/11 story.” Its official account:
launched multiple wars of aggression;
“authorize(d) torture, military tribunals, and extraordinary rendition(s);” and
replaced constitutional freedoms with tyranny.
Official 9/11 claims are refuted by “scientific consensus best evidence.” Sunshine is the best disinfectant. Consensus 9/11 compiled 37 important Consensus Points.
They’re compiled in 10 categories. They include:
General Consensus Points
Consensus Points about the Twin Towers
Consensus Points about the Collapse of World Trade Center 7
Consensus Points about the Pentagon
Consensus Points about the 9/11 Flights
Consensus Points about US Military Exercises On and Before 9/11
Consensus Points about the Political and Military Commands on 9/11
Consensus Points about Hijackers on 9/11
Consensus Points about the Phone Calls on 9/11 (and)
Consensus Points about Official Video Exhibits Regarding 9/11
On September 12, 23 9/11 Consensus Panel members released five new consensus points.
(1) On 9/11, New York and neighboring states’ seismograph stations detected seismic waves. They did so when both towers were struck.
Lamont Doherty-Earth Observatory (LDEO) scientists published seismographic wave data analysis.
FEMA and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) used it in their publications discussing what happened.
So did the 9/11 Commission. It omitted confirming LDEO analysis of plane impact times. It based its conclusions on ground radar data.
“(I)ndependent analyses have disputed LDEO’s conclusions and thereby the conclusions reached by FEMA and NIST.”
They dispute 9/11 Commission conclusions. Plane impacts caused seismic waves. They were used to determine when both plane impacts occurred and each building collapsed.
In 2006, independent Craig Furlong and Gordon Ross (CR/GR) engineering research showed “plane impacts could not have caused the seismic signals attributed to them by LDEO, because they originated several seconds before the 9/11 Commission’s radar-based times of impact.”
Most likely, seismic events followed “explosions in the basements of the Twin Towers, for which there is abundant physical and testimonial evidence.”
Other independent analysis confirms CR/GR analysis. LDEO and 9/11 Commission reports are flawed and inaccurate.
Consensus 9/11 concluded that:
“The discrepancies described above indicate that the LDEO conclusions about the nature of the events that generated the signals recorded at Palisades cannot be correct.”
”Most strikingly, the ground radar data, which is very precise, showed WTC 1 to have been struck 15 seconds later than the Palisades-recorded seismic activity, which LDEO scientists attributed to an airplane impact.”
”The radar also shows WTC 2 to have been struck later than the seismic activity attributed to it.”
”The seismic activity, therefore, must have been produced by something other than the crashes of the airliners into the two buildings.”
(2) Physical and testimonial evidence about why both towers collapsed refute official accounts. They attribute collapse to plane impacts and resulting fires.
Independent evidence challenges both conclusions. NIST claimed no evidence of explosions “below the impact and fire floors.”
Testimonial and physical evidence shows “the official story – in any of its versions – to be false.” Controlled Demolition, Inc. head Mark Loizeaux said:
”If I were to bring the towers down, I would put explosives in the basement to get the weight of the building to help collapse the structure.”
”Many firefighters and others reported explosions below the impact and fire floors.”
According to firefighter Edward Cachi:
”As my officer and I were looking at the South Tower, it just gave. It actually gave at a lower floor, not the floor where the plane hit.”
”(I)t went in succession, boom, boom, boom, boom, and then the tower came down.”