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Obama administration opposes funding for 911 health bil

The Obama administration stunned New York‘s delegation Thursday, dropping the bombshell news that it does not support funding the 9/11 health bill.

Why are you ignoring the rescue workers who are sick and dieing? How did building 7 come down? The EPAs lies are causing the deaths of thousands of first responders. Still no response from the Mayor.

9/11 Victims’ Families Challenge Military Commissions

Thirty-three relatives of people killed in the 9/11 attacks on the US have denounced the Guantanamo war crimes trials as illegitimate and unfair.gitmo-september-11-trails-vlogz

In a letter posted on a civil liberties website, the relatives say the military trials are politically motivated.

Pre-trial hearings began on Monday in Guantanamo for five prisoners charged with plotting the 9/11 attacks.

Other 9/11 relatives brought to the hearings by the Pentagon praised them as giving the accused a fair trial.

“Many of us do not believe these military commissions to be fair, in accordance with American values, or capable of achieving the justice that 9/11 family members and all Americans deserve,” says the statement posted on the website of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

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Unseen 9/11 Footage Released By FBI, DOJ

The FBI and the Department of Justice have released ten new videos relating to the events of 9/11, three years after a freedom of information act request for the footage was submitted.

The newly released videos show footage of the attack on the twin towers in New York on September 11th 2001.

Bingham has uploaded some of the footage to youtube and has set about writing blogs on the videos at

Bingham writes:

“This is the first bulk release of videos from the PENTTBOM investigative file. More will come later. How much later? I don’t know. But we requested 64 of 84 items on the ‘menu’ and we now have 10 new items.”

Bingham was previously successful in securing the release of CCTV footage from the Pentagon, Citgo gas station, and Double Tree hotel, which he documented on his website However, none of these videos provided clear footage of the impact of flight 77 into the Pentagon.

Brown: Use Crisis To Create New Financial World Order


British Prime Minister sells globalization as the saviour

“We are proposing a world leaders’ meeting in which we must agree the principles and policies for restructuring the financial system across the globe,” Brown added.

His speech came after the UK government announced it would bail out three high street banks – RBS, HBOS and Lloyds TSB – to the tune of £37bn. Since that announcement, shares in the banks have plunged on the stock market.

McCain and Obama Plan 9/11 Ground Zero Appearance

In a moment of bipartisan unity, Senators John McCain and Barack Obama will come together at Ground Zero in New York on 9/11 to exploit 9/11.

The two campaigns issued a rare joint statement on Saturday announcing the plans of the Republican and Democratic rivals. They also will appear together at a forum later that day at Columbia University.

“All of us came together on 9/11 – not as Democrats or Republicans – but as Americans,” the candidates said in their statement. “In smoke-filled corridors and on the steps of the Capitol, at blood banks and at vigils – we were united as one American family.

It will be the first of several joint appearances by Mr. McCain and Mr. Obama in the next two months, including the three sanctioned presidential debates that begin on Sept. 26.

Is the RNC 9/11 Tribute Video inappropriate ?

Both Republicans and Democrats have invoked the terrorist attacks of 9/11 during their political conventions in arguments that the other side is unprepared to deal with the threat of Al Qaeda and similar threats.

So is the RNC 9/11 tribute inappropriate?

Bush and Maliki talk about withdrawal from Iraq

When President Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki talked on Thursday — a secure
video conversation that wasn’t disclosed until today — one of the
things the White House said they talked about was “a general time
horizon for meeting aspirational goals.”

Translation: a date for meeting the goal of handing over security responsibilities
from the U.S. troops to the Iraqis and “the further reduction of U.S.
combat forces from Iraq.”
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