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Truth Now Tour - Sydney Conference - March 2008 - Confirmed!

31 January 2008 | Permalink | comments: 0

Categories: [ 9/11 Truth Movement ]

Respected Scientists, Academics, and concerned citizens the world over are now calling for a new investigation into the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001. Collectively, these individuals are known as the 9/11 Truth Movement.
 
This conference provides a unique opportunity for Australians to be informed about one of the most significant social movements of our time. We are invited to question the offical narrative of 9/11 and to reconsider the real motives behind the vaunted "War On Terror" which continues to this day.

 

This landmark event will be taking place:

 

March 14 -16 at the
POWERHOUSE MUSEUM
www.powerhousemuseum.com

Darling Harbour
Sydney,
Australia

 

Powerhouse Museum Map
Advanced Booking Price: AUD $128

To book a seat » click here

 

Confirmed Speakers:

 

Prof Steven Jones – Physicist, Co-founder of Scholars for 9/11 Truth & Justice

Lt Col Bob Bowman – Former Director of Advanced Space Programs Development (USA)

G. Edward Griffin – Freedom Force International, Author & Film Maker

Barrie Zwicker – Media Critic, Filmmaker, Author of the "Towers of Deception"

Dave Von Kleist – Broadcaster, Filmmaker of "9/11 Ripple Effect"

Gillian Norman – Filmmaker of "ShadowPlay", Journalist and Co-Director of the Truth Now Tour.

Dr Frank Legge – Chemist, Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice

Dr David Leifer – Architect, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth

Ian Woods – Publisher, Editor, Global Outlook

Cosmos – Activist, Radio Host, Truth Revolution Radio and founder of the 11th of Every Month Campaign

 

Hosts of the tour will be Bayard Condon (“We are Change” LA) and John Bursill (Truth Action Sydney)

 

To keep abreast of the latest news about the Sydney conference, please visit www.911oz.com or the 911oz Forum.

 

If you require more detailed information please contact John Bursill:  johnbursill@aapt.net.au.

 

Finally, let me convey my overwhelming gratitude to the founders of  www.911blogger.com. For over two years now 911blogger has been my constant source of both inspiration and information. 911blogger is the first site I turn to in the morning and the last I visit before bed.

 

It has made the world a better place and made me a better person by example.

 

My best regards to all who value truth and justice,

 

(: Hereward

 

Bhutto’s Assassination! There is NO “Al Qaeda”! Osama is our “1984’s Goldstein”! Bhutto’s Death, and

23 January 2008 | Permalink | comments: 0

Categories: [ 9/11 Truth Movement ]

By Bill Douglas

opednews.com  

 

When I was young, I saw what I thought was a silly bumper sticker, that now I realize was perhaps the most prophetic statement I’d ever read. The bumper sticker simply said, “Everything you know is WRONG!” SEE BELOW SHORT VIDEO TRAILER:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OioYWUmRcuw

 

“Shortly before his untimely death, former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook told the House of Commons that "Al Qaeda" is not really a terrorist group but a database of international mujaheddin and arms smugglers used by the CIA and Saudis to funnel guerrillas, arms, and money into Soviet-occupied Afghanistan.”

-- Wayne Madsen Report

"The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this. But there is a propaganda campaign to make the public believe in the presence of an identified entity representing the 'devil' only in order to drive the 'TV watcher' to accept a unified international leadership for a war against terrorism. The country behind this propaganda is the US and the lobbyists for the US war on terrorism are only interested in making money."

-- French Officer, Maj. Pierre-Henri Bunel

In George Orwell’s famed novel, “1984,” the hero, Winston Smith, is a poor sap who like most of us is being manipulated a thousand ways from Sunday with fake news, fake elections, and popular culture meant to distract him and his fellow Party Members and Proletariat from realizing they are being lied to about war and their economy on a minute by minute basis.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7Kznmrc3o4  

At some point Winston Smith is contacted by someone in the underground resistance, who hands Smith a book that reveals all about how the population is manipulated by maintaining endless war, to keep everyone struggling and ignorant, by using a boogey man to terrify the masses. To quote,

“The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labor.”

“War is a way of shattering to pieces...materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and...too intelligent.”

~George Orwell – 1984

These above quotes are from a book by the government’s boogey man called Goldstein. Goldstein is all the things America’s enemies are, a zealot, a child molester, a rapist, a torturer, a war monger, who hates our freedom and our good life, etc. etc. You know the spiel. You’ve had almost 8 years of it yourself.

Goldstein’s face appears in hatefilled propaganda films for all the people of the nation to spit at and shake their fists at, everytime the govt. shows it to get the people whipped up, terrified, and hateful enough to give all their precious money to “the war effort.” Sound familiar? You’ve had nearly 8 years of it yourself.

Now, as 1984 progresses, what you discover is that this boogey-man the govt. created in Orwell’s nightmarish “1984,” . . . the evil Goldstein . . . NEVER EXISTED. Oh he may have at one point, but the man was never what his media image has made him, and if he did exist has been long dead.

Just before her death, Benazir Bhutto said something that very likely shocked the neo-cons’ created reality of our time. She said she believed that Osama Bin Laden has been dead for a long time. And that he’d been murdered by Omar Sheikh, whom the Sunday Times once described as "no ordinary terrorist but a man who has connections that reach high into Pakistan's military and intelligence elite and into the innermost circles" of bin Laden and al-Qaeda.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIO8B6fpFSQ

You see, the neo-cons depend on the image of Osama Bin Laden because he is the modern “Goldstein” who they use to keep us terrified enough to give away our rights, and give most of our federal spending for militarism.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7Kznmrc3o4

Pakistan’s intelligence service is very tight with the CIA. If they had killed Bin Laden, we’d know about it. So, what is the story with Bin Laden?

Immediately after the attacks of 9/11, Osama Bin Laden actually denied any connection with the 9/11 attacks, and denounced them as a tactic:

Source: Khilafah.com, 10 Oct 2001

The Al-Qaidah group had nothing to do with the 11 September attacks on the USA, according to Usama bin Ladin in an interview with the Pakistani newspaper Ummat. Usama bin Ladin went on to suggest that Jews or US secret services were behind the attacks, and to express gratitude and support for Pakistan, urging Pakistan’s people to jihad against the West. The following is the text of an interview conducted by a "special correspondent", published in the Pakistani newspaper Ummat on 28 September, place and date of interview not given.

THEN, two months later the infamous “Fat Bin Laden” video tape is supposedly found by the CIA in some house the Taliban forces had held in Afghanistan, and conveniently left behind for the CIA to find. This video has been analyzed by experts who say, exactly what your eyes tell you when you look at it, it is NOT Bin Laden. BUT, this fake Bin Laden DOES take responsibility for the 9/11 attacks. View the FAT Bin Laden at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41UAnkQARFs  

The Bush Admin, CIA’s Goldstein is born. The similarity between this manufactured Bin Laden and Goldstein in 1984, has not gone unnoticed. Steve Watson in an insightful article for Prisonplanet.com wrote,

“Spying? Torture? Illegal airstrikes? SHUT UP and hate Bin Laden.

The NeoCon use of Osama Bin Laden as a tool of fear and control is a tried and tested method whenever the going gets tough. It's predictable and it's tiresome, but the masses buy it every time and that's why he has reappeared once again.

Just as the NSA spying tidal wave gathers increasing momentum, as the media demand more answers on rendition and torture and days after the bizarre airstrike on innocent women and children in Pakistan, we all magically get a timely reminder of just why the government is spying on its own citizens and torturing and killing anyone it likes anywhere in the world.

Just like Orwell's ubiquitous Emmanuel Goldstein, Bin Laden always seems to pop up right on cue so we can disengage our minds from reality and join in the two minutes hate.

We are reliably informed by the mainstream media that this is because he is a very clever man and has an impeccable sense of timing. Yet if this is the case, why can he not work out that EVERYTIME he has released a video or a tape it has HELPED Bush and the NeoCon agenda tenfold?

Even the BBC lays this out in the open with the headline “Bin Laden threats may boost Bush””

http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/january2006/200106Bin_Laden_Tape.htm  

Benazir Bhutto’s statement of Bin Laden’s death threatened to shatter the neo-con Goldstein like illusion of the boogey man they need to keep us poor, terrified, and sucking at the govt.s military breast for safety.

We saw what happened to her very soon afterward.

Beyond Pakistan, which is tied up in the intrigue of Al Qaeda/Bin Laden, ISI/CIA, the equivalent of Bhutto’s heretical insight of truth, is found in the burgeoning 9/11 truth movement.

Throughout the world, masses of people are waking up from the spell the neo-cons false flag attacks of 9/11 cast over humanity that would allow illegal wars, that conquered strategic energy areas.

In the last month or so, a former Italian Prime Minister wrote in Italy's largest newspaper, about his being convinced that 9/11 was an inside job.

http://georgewashington.blogspot.com/2007/12/former-president-of-italy-911-was.html

Denmark's most popular television talk show had on a Danish 9/11 truth organizer to talk about the 9/11 attacks, and the fact that evidence points strongly to an inside job, by elements within the US government.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jze33vZCpwo

Danish 9/11 truth activists are now talking about "The Shell Game"s impending release: http://agenda911.dk/

This week a Japanese legislator, on national television, grilled the Japanese Prime Minister about why Japan has not investigated the 9/11/2001 attacks that killed a number of Japanese people. This courageous legislator was relentless, showing photos and explaining that the world was lied to by the US govt., and media regarding the attacks at both the World Trade Centers, and the Pentagon. Pointing out that explosives, planted in the buildings, brought down the World Trade Centers on 9/11, not just the plane strikes. (Thanks for the heads up PatriotsQuestion911.org and pilotsfor911truth.org)

Weeks ago a former Italian Prime Minister wrote in Italy's largest newspaper, about his being convinced that 9/11 was an inside job.


http://georgewashington.blogspot.com/2007/12/former-president-of-italy-911-was.html

This week, Alan Miller of Patriots Question 911 (patriotsquestion911.org) released an oped announcing twenty five military experts had challenged the official 9/11 story. Read it at:

http://www.opednews.com/articles/genera_alan_mil_080112_twenty_five_u_s__mil.htm

AND NOW even Canada’s MTV has a 9/11 truth commentary and promo for “Loose Change Final Cut.”

 

CANADA IS NOW GETTING HIP TO 9/11 TRUTH !

. . . However, the US media plays the role of the silly monkeys “see no evil” “hear no evil” and “speak no evil.”

How long can the US media keep up this charade? A TSUNAMI WAVE MAY BE BUILDING RIGHT NOW . . . THAT YOU CAN HELP BUILD . . .

On January 22nd, 2008 . . . what may be the equivelant of Orwell’s 1984 . . . will appear in the front, prime space, of bookstores and airports across America . . .

THE SHELL GAME, by New York Times best selling novelist, Steve Alten, will explode across the landscape of popular culture in America.

This edu-tainment novel takes the action fiction fan on a journey into the dark heart of what has happened to America in the last 7 years. False flag terror, stolen elections, wars for oil . . . and interspersed throughout the fictional narrative, placed as chapter lead ins are REAL 9/11 TRUTH RESEARCH QUOTES.

The millions of action fans who pick up “The Shell Game” at the book store or airport . . . will walk away from that book knowing they’ve been lied to BIG TIME.

Check out www.TheShellGame.net  to see perhaps one of the best 9/11 truth websites.

So, for those of us who know we’ve been lied to about 9/11, and want the rest of America to learn what we know . . . we must be asking ourselves . . . HOW CAN WE HELP?

Get “The Shell Game,” urge everyone you know to get “The Shell Game,” post info and urging for everyone to get everyone to get “The Shell Game.”

The independent publisher who had the courage to publish this explosive novel, has purchased 90 days of prime real estate in bookstores, airports, etc.

THOSE WHO HUNGER FOR 9/11 TRUTH TO BECOME A MASS DEMAND, MUST ASK OURSELVES, “WHAT CAN WE DO TO KEEP THIS BOOK ON THOSE FRONT SHELVES?”

By doing what we can to help it break all known sales records, we will keep “The Shell Game” in the public eye.

In these first 90 days, this book thrives or dies, as far as its chances to explode into the public’s mind real 9/11 truth issues.

We can help . . . We must help!! We’ve seen that US corporate media will NOT help a book like this get the attention it deserves. IT IS UP TO US TO BECOME THE MEDIA !!! THESE ARE REVOLUTIONARY TIMES !!

www.TheShellGame.net  

Copy the URL for the 9/11 book trailer at the above site and email and post it EVERYWHERE!!

http://theshellgame.net/911.htm

 

Authors Bio: By William E. Douglas, Jr., who is author of "The Amateur Parent – A Book on Life, Death, War & Peace, and Everything Else in the Universe." Bill has been a guest columnist for the Kansas City Star, The Business Journal, and other media worldwide. His past essays include, "Exposing the 9/11 Conspiracy Wingnuts," "The Explosion of the 9-11 Truth Movement -- US Media's Dirty Little Secret," "Good Night, and Good Luck - WMD, NIST, Popular Mechanics, 9/11 and Media Crimes" and also "Why the Jewish Community Should Demand 9/11 Truth."

 

Fool Me Twice - New Documentary Exposing Government Complicity in Acts ot Terrorism Including the Ba

21 January 2008 | Permalink | comments: 0

Categories: [ 9/11 Truth Movement ]

Exposing the Australian government's lies about the East Timor massacres, the cover-up of the Bali bombings (including '93 WTC attack) and subsequent anti-terror legislation forced through parliament.

 

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4135706276167925924

 

Another piece of the puzzle is, with intense insight, examined and exposed.

 

This extraordinary film is a must watch.

 

The tenacious creator of Fool Me Twice, Glen Clancy, has single handedly elevated the standards of political and historical film making in this country.

 

Brilliantly executed, an audience is delivered insurmountable research, thoroughly referenced material magnificently compiled. This film is of enormous importance to the present and future of Australia and its place in domestic and global politics.

 

Upon viewing, one can not remain untouched by Fool Me Twice.

 

Without restraint 911oz encourages the success of this film.

 

For those who are on the fence about “No Planes” & “Video Fakery” Theories

20 January 2008 | Permalink | comments: 0

Categories: [ 9/11 Truth Movement ]

I need to make it crystal clear for readers that I feel that the promotion of "no plane" and "video fakery" theories are a one way ticket to oblivion for 9/11 Truth advocates.

 

In plain English: this is bad stuff. Don't be sucked in.

If you are on the fence or just curious I recommend very strongly that you first watch "September Clues" (if you can stand it):


http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7879451094134182289  

then watch "September Clues - Busted"


http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=823734902101057550  

then listen to this:


http://mp3.wtprn.com/TRR/0801/20080112_Sat_TRR1.mp3  
http://mp3.wtprn.com/TRR/0801/20080112_Sat_TRR2.mp3

 

WTC7—This is an Orange

18 January 2008 | Permalink | comments: 0

Categories: [ 9/11 Truth Movement ]

A comparison between what we are told and what we can see, with our own eyes. World Trade Center 7 collapsed after having been damaged by fire and falling debris, but the collapse looks very much like a controlled demolition.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv7BImVvEyk

 

Dennis Kucinich agrees to private meeting with first responder David Miller, the Feal Good Foundatio

17 January 2008 | Permalink | comments: 0

Categories: [ 9/11 Truth Movement ]

There is something very heart warming about Kucinich's response to David Miller in this clip, and it is clear that Miller feels that here is someone who is actually listening to his concerns.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwOgEZghrYM

 

I have been very impressed with Mr. Kucinich on several issues, the most recent of which was his whistle blowing on irregularities in the New Hampshire primaries.

 

The aforementioned article provides the following shocking information:

 

Analysts at the Election Defense Alliance (EDA) have confirmed that based on the official results on the New Hampshire Secretary of state web site, there is a remarkable relationship between Obama and Clinton votes, when you look at votes tabulated by op-scan v. votes tabulated by hand:

Clinton Optical scan 91,717 52.95%
Obama Optical scan 81,495 47.05%

Clinton Hand-counted 20,889 47.05%
Obama Hand-counted 23,509 52.95%

 

The percentages appear to be swapped. That seems highly unusual, to say the least.

 

In addition, Kucinich's wife is a truly beautiful and fascinating person...

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTpoo0uqGbc

 

Essential Viewing! - “Evidence of Revision” - 5 part documentary sweeps official truth into the dust

16 January 2008 | Permalink | comments: 0

Categories: [ 9/11 Truth Movement ]

This really is essential viewing.

 

It will help you understand some of the greatest deceptions in history, and offers footage and information which I have never seen before.

 

Part 1 is concerned with the assassinations of Kennedy and Oswald and the web of deceit and murder which enveloped all those connected to the case.

 

Part 1: The Assassinations of Kennedy and Oswald

 

http://video.google.com.au/videoplay?docid=666048701355447870

 

See also:

Part 2: The "Why" of it all referenced to Viet Nam and LBJ

Part 3: LBJ, Hoover and others. What so few know even today.

Part 4: The RFK assassination as never seen before

Part 5: The RFK assassination continued, MK ULTRA and the Jonestown massacre.

 

Pentagon’s PSYOPs: Information Warfare Using Aggressive Psychological Operations

16 January 2008 | Permalink | comments: 0

Categories: [ 9/11 Truth Movement ]

http://www.911blogger.com/node/13368

by Brent Jessop

Global Research, January 13, 2008
URL:- http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=7789

Information Operation Roadmap Part 4

The Pentagon's plans for psychological operations or PSYOP in the global information environment of the 21st century are wide ranging and aggressive. These desires are outlined in the 2003 Pentagon document signed by Donald Rumsfeld in his capacity as the Secretary of Defense called the Information Operation Roadmap.

More detail about the origins and purpose of this document can be read in the first part of this series here. Also, a description of the Pentagon's desire to dominate the entire electro-magnetic spectrum and their need to "fight the net" as outline in the Information Operation Roadmap were previously described.

What is a PSYOP?

A PSYOP is not specifically defined in this document but it does provide some insight into the wide ranging activities that are considered PSYOP.

"The customary position was that "public affairs informs, while public diplomacy and PSYOP influence." PSYOP also has been perceived as the most aggressive of the three information activities, using diverse means, including psychological manipulation and personal threats." [emphasis mine] - 26

"One result of public affairs and civil military operations is greater support for military endeavors and thus, conversely these activities can help discourage and dissuade enemies, which PSYOP does more directly with its own tactics, techniques and procedures." [emphasis mine] - 10

"PSYOP messages disseminated to any audience except individual decision-makers (and perhaps even then) will often be replayed by the news media for much larger audiences, including the American public." [emphasis mine] - 26

"A PSYOP force ready to conduct sophisticated target-audience analysis and modify behaviour with multi-media PSYOP campaigns featuring commercial-quality products that can be rapidly disseminated throughout the Combatant Commanders area of operations." [emphasis mine] - 63

"PSYOP products must be based on in-depth knowledge of the audience's decision-making processes and the factors influencing his decisions, produced rapidly at the highest quality standards, and powerfully disseminated directly to targeted audiences throughout the area of operations." [emphasis mine] - 6

"Better depiction of the attitudes, perceptions and decision-making processes of an adversary. Understanding how and why adversaries make decisions will require improvements in Human Intelligence (HUMINT) and open source exploitation, as well as improved analytic tools and methods." [emphasis mine] - 39

"SOCOM [Special Operations Command] should create a Joint PSYOP Support Element to coordinate Combatant Command programs and products with the Joint Staff and OSD [Office of the Secretary of Defense] to provide rapidly produced, commercial-quality PSYOP product prototypes consistent with overall U.S. Government themes and messages." [emphasis mine] - 15

"SOCOM's ongoing PSYOP Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration and modernization efforts should permit the timely, long-range dissemination of products with various PSYOP delivery systems. This includes satellite, radio and television, cellular phones and other wireless devices, the Internet and upgrades to traditional delivery systems such as leaflets and loudspeakers that are highly responsive to maneuver commanders." [emphasis mine] - 15

"PSYOP equipment capabilities require 21st Century technology. This modernization would permit the long-range dissemination of PSYOP messages via new information venues such as satellites, the Internet, personal digital assistants and cell phones:

- (U) PSYOP ACTD. Commencing in FY04, SOCOM [Special Operations Command] initiates an Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration (ACTD) to address dissemination of PSYOP products into denied areas. The ACTD should examine a range of technologies including a network of unmanned aerial vehicles and miniaturized, scatterable public address systems for satellite rebroadcast in denied areas. It should also consider various message delivery systems, to include satellite radio and television, cellular phones and other wireless devices and the Internet." [emphasis mine] - 65

"Rapid, fully integrated nodal and network analysis providing Combatant Commanders with holistic kinetic and non-kinetic solutions for a full range of electromagnetic, physical and human IO [information operations] targets." [emphasis mine] - 39

"Capabilities such as physical security, information assurance, counter intelligence and physical attack make important contributions to effective IO." [emphasis mine] - 23

Third Party PSYOP

The Pentagon is also willing to use third parties for their PSYOP.

"Identify and disseminate the views of third party advocates that support U.S. positions. These sources may not articulate the U.S. position the way that the USG [US Government] would, but that may nonetheless have a positive influence." [emphasis mine] - 27

Under recommendation number 48 - "Create a Joint PSYOP Support Element" - is the following:

"Contract for commercial sources for enhanced product development." [emphasis mine] - 64

The use of third party advocates or front groups for the dissemination of US government propaganda is well documented. A couple of recent examples include the illegal payment of $1.6 billion for domestic fake news and similar activities in Iraq using the Lincoln Group among others.

Virtual PSYOP

Not only is the Pentagon exploiting new and old technology for aggressive behavior modification, they can also practice and refine their techniques in a virtual simulation of the entire world.

From an article by Mark Baard:

"U.S defense, intel and homeland security officials are constructing a parallel world, on a computer, which the agencies will use to test propaganda messages and military strategies."

"Called the Sentient World Simulation, the program uses AI routines based upon the psychological theories of Marty Seligman, among others. (Seligman introduced the theory of "learned helplessness" in the 1960s, after shocking beagles until they cowered, urinating, on the bottom of their cages.)"

"Yank a country's water supply. Stage a military coup. SWS will tell you what happens next."

"The sim will feature an AR avatar for each person in the real world, based upon data collected about us from government records and the internet."

How useful do you think your new MySpace or Facebook account is in helping the Pentagon develop a detailed psychological profile of you? Do you think they would be shy in exploiting such a valuable source of personal data?

AIDS Awareness

PSYOP in the past, however, often was used to support U.S. Government public diplomacy and information objectives with non-adversarial audiences. These actions include counter-drug, demining and AIDS awareness programs in friendly countries." [emphasis mine] - 25

It is a minor point in the context of this document, but it is worth reflecting on why US military PSYOP were used for AIDS awareness.

Are There Any Limits to Information Warfare?

An obvious question arises from the description of PSYOP described by the Information Operation Roadmap, are there any limits? Can PSYOP be conducted on the American public or just foreign audiences? On adversaries or non-adversaries? Can they be performed during peacetime? My next article will attempt to show just how few limits there actually are.

Global Research Articles by Brent Jessop 

What Do a Renowned 9/11 Physicist and a N.Y. Times Best Selling Novelist Have in Common? Harassment

12 January 2008 | Permalink | comments: 0

Categories: [ 9/11 Truth Movement ]

By Bill Douglas

OpEd News

 

10 Jan 2008

In the last 48 hours, N.Y. Times best selling novelist, Steve Alten, author of, "The Shell Game," was recently shocked and dumbfounded that he’d become the victim of harassment, when someone not only put a map of his home and his personal private phone number and home address up on the internet, . . . but also either remotely accessed or intercepted personal private email between he and his publicist . . .

. . . and all because of the impending release of his new novel, "The Shell Game." http://theshellgame.net/ (See 9/11 truth links in the “911 Links” section of his site, to learn why this impending block buster novel may be causing such actions).

Having been a patriotic citizen working to expose the deceptions leading us to war, I’d personally become fascinated with Alten’s new novel, “The Shell Game.” I’d contacted him through his website after a high school English teacher told me about “The Shell Game,” because it dealt with oil, war, and deceptions leading us to war.

So, when I learned this novelist had become increasingly a victim of bizarre harassment, I suspected “why” this may have happened, and then decided it might be instructive to explain it to others. So I wrote this oped this morning. For this, in my opinion, represents yet another event in the chronology of a movement for truth that has been attacked and maligned for years now.

For the novelist who wrote, “The Shell Game,” it’s just a bizarre experience, for he’s just trying to write a good novel, and from his perspective, well if it happens to spur discussion of important issues, well that’s about as American as apple pie.

I think most people will think, if this novel has caused him to be targeted for such harassment, even before its release . . . well, it must have something “very interesting” to say. And in my opinion it does. http://theshellgame.net/

However, the bizarre harassment of this best selling author, from my perspective, is part of a long time pattern of harassment that those of us who’ve been working along side the 9/11 families who have demanded a new independent 9/11 investigation, have experienced over and over again. Even the Jersey Girls, the 9/11 widows who fought Washington to get the 9/11 Commission, were victims of it when Anne Coulter said they enjoyed their husband's deaths.

This best selling novelist may have set off to only write a good novel, but it has cast him into a world of intrigue and duplicity that many good people have lived in for years now.

So who does this story involve? The title of this OpEd, “What Do a Renowned 9/11 Physicist and a N.Y. Times Best Selling Novelist Have in Common?” actually would be more appropriately titled, what do a former Los Angeles Police Department detective, a N.Y. Times best selling novelist, a mild mannered respected physicist, an equally mild mannered and equally respected architectural design engineer, and concerned citizens demanding a new 9/11 investigation, all have in common?

This is the story of the 9/11 truth movement, and perhaps the story of how all great movements for truth and justice are deliberately sabotaged by those powers who have an interest in keeping truth from the mass public.

Let’s begin with the LAPD detective’s story, who’d become a research writer after leaving LAPD. Not long after 9/11/2001, researcher Michael C. Ruppert, a former LAPD detective, smelled something not quite right about the events of 9/11.

His nose eventually led him to call on sources he’d developed over the years as a researcher and author, with military and intelligence insiders, and discovered that mysteriously there had been many multiple war games . . . war games which do not happen that often . . . but coincidentally all were ordered by "someone" to be held on 9/11/2001. Yes, the same day as the infamous 9/11 attacks.

I personally became aware of Ruppert’s work when he did what the US media failed to do, he followed up on mainstream media’s initial insight that there had been mysterious “insider stock trades” in the days leading up to 9/11 that signaled that someone with “insider knowledge” of the coming attacks had profited obscenely by betting “against” United and American Airlines “before” 9/11, by placing put options (bets that a stock will fall) on those ill fated airlines in trades that vastly eclipsed activity on other airlines in those days. Ruppert’s research found that $5 million in “winnings” were made at a known CIA-connected financial institution called AB Brown Trust. AB Brown had been headed by the man who was the current Executive Director of the CIA, Buzzy Krongard, on 9/11. The current head of AB Brown, a friend of Krongard's, mysteriously resigned with no explanation immediately after the attacks on 9/11, and oddly $2.5 million of the winnings made against United and American Airlines by bets made the day before 9/11 . . . were never claimed.

As far as I know the man was never questioned about that, and the 9/11 Commission, led by Bush Admin. confidant Phil Zelikow, refused to look into the insider trades with any enthusiasm.

However, it was Mike Ruppert’s research into the mysteriously timed multiple war games of 9/11 that eventually evolved into his riveting research book entitled, Crossing the Rubicon. His book asks why were war games which had the effect of causing a US Air Force stand down all scheduled for 9/11/2001? Who ordered them? Was it Vice President Cheney, who appeared to have been in charge of a stand down order for our Air Force which allowed an aircraft to hit the Pentagon on 9/11, when there was still time to take it down and save many lives?

Transportation Secretary Norm Minetta’s testimony to the 9/11 Commission, for any investigator worth his/her salt, would have called for detailed questioning of Cheney, which never happened. Even more oddly the Transportation Secretary’s testimony was left out of the 9/11 Commission report. Left out by a Commission headed by Philip Zelikow a Bush Administration confidant, and co-author of a book with Condaleeza Rice, before his being forced down the throats of 9/11 family members who avidly protested a Bush Admin insider like Zelikow heading the Commission.

As Ruppert’s work dug into the underbelly of a web of intrigue regarding US intelligence connections, insider stock trades, war games, etc., the attacks on him became furious . . . but what is odd, is that many of these attacks came from a small but VERY VOCAL group of people purporting to be “9/11 truth activists.” Although the overwhelming majority of those seeking a new 9/11 were eager to hear what Ruppert’s research revealed, there were a very small , but again very LOUD and very AGGRESSIVE, number who slashed and tore at Ruppert’s reputation.

Which brings us back to the now publicly known cointelpro operations of the Vietnam War era, where undercover FBI agents pretended to be activists, in order to rip apart a movement that had much valuable information for Americans. They were used to create chaos within the peace movement, but also to spur it on to lunatic actions that would alienate the movement from the mass public. That effort in the 1960's will seem increasingly familiar to the last few years, as you read on.

Now, years after Michael Ruppert’s pioneering work investigating the events of 9/11, a mild mannered physicist, named Professor Steven Jones appears on the scene. Jones was a man dedicated to science and fact, a physics professor at Brigham Young University in Utah, who had not been a political activist in any real sense, although he had voted for President Bush in the election.

However, at the urging of others he began to examine the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11, from the perspective of a physicist. The first thing he noticed was that the global collapse of World Trade Center’s 1, 2, and later 7 . . . defied the laws of physics. The buildings should have toppled to the side, rather than falling down through all the tons of solid steel and concrete, following the laws of least resistance. But what then peaked Jones’ interest more was that the buildings all fell at near “free fall speed.”

Jones observed that the tops of Towers 1 and 2 should not have been able to fall through approximately eighty floors each at a speed that would indicate that all those many tons of solid steel and concrete "didn’t exist." Jones’ scientific mind, then led him to look at what could have made all the mass of those eighty some floors disappear from beneath the damaged tops of the buildings during the collapse. The most obvious possibility was that explosives planted within the building were detonated in a controlled demolition, just like Vegas hotels we’ve seen brought down on TV are.

Jones then asked publicly for any WTC debris samples anyone may have collected after 9/11 before the mysteriously hurried clean up that caused the collapse steel to be rushed out of the country to be recycled in India and China before a full forensics examination could be done (the most preeminent fire forensics journal in the country, Fire Engineering Magazine’s, editor cried foul. But, that’s a whole other story, and hopefully investigation).

Two people came forward to send WTC debris from the towers collapse, one a 9/11 family member who’d attended the ceremonies at ground zero and swept some up as a keepsake. What Professor Jones found when he analyzed these two separately obtained samples was indications of “thermate,” thermate being a patented control demolition steel cutting agent used to slice steel beams at an angle so that the building falls in on itself, just as the WTC towers all had on 9/11. Images in videos of WTC debris shows some steel columns cut at an angle, as thermate charges would have cut them.

Since then, Steven Jones has actually found traces of still active (un-ignited) thermite flakes in the WTC debris. Thermite is what thermate is made of, but becomes thermate when sulfur is added as an accelerant. Professor Jones work has proven that the most rational investigation of why those three towers fell on 9/11 would be a “controlled demolition” investigation.

Its worth noting here, that such an investigation would require examining and questioning those in charge of WTC security, because to plant the charges necessary to bring down the WTC buildings in the way they collapsed would take weeks, or at the least many days, to set up. A WTC security firm was Securicom. Securicom is a Kuwaiti based company that had two notable figures on its board. Marvin Bush, President GW Bush’s brother, and also GW’s cousin. Many reports by WTC employees of security anomalies including mass security grid shut downs preceded the 9/11 attacks. In fact New York Newsday reported that the normal bomb sniffing dog routines of 9/11 had been mysteriously “called off” right before the day of 9/11/2001.

So, Professor Jones opened up a serious can of worms by methodically examining the debris from the World Trade Centers and examining the pattern and speed of the collapses that day. As Jones’ work dug into the underbelly of a web of intrigue that appeared to involve WTC security issues, and exposing an increasingly unsatisfactory and even misleading NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology, under the Bush Whitehouse) investigation, the attacks on him became furious . . .

In Jones' case, he was attacked by a few but very vocal people, who "claimed" to be for 9/11 truth, yet who bizarrely attacked Jones because he had found evidence of a controlled demolition of the WTC Towers. These "so called truth activists" attacked Jones because they said he was covering up something. These "activists" claimed that the WTCs were never hit by planes on 9/11, and all we saw were only "holograms" and that what actually brought down the towers were "space weapons."

FOR THE RECORD, the mainstream 9/11 truth movement knows this is insane, and that it is meant to distract and dissuade the mass public from looking at the real evidence of the events of 9/11.

Their bizarre assertions, coupled with their vicious attacks of real science based researchers and activists, like Jones, . . . harkens back to the cointelpro efforts of the 1960's. But again, what is odd and suspicious about the attacks on Jones, as it was in Ruppert’s case, is that many of these attacks came from people purporting to be “9/11 truth activists.”

Although the overwhelming majority of those seeking a new 9/11 investigation were eager to hear what Jones’ research revealed, there was this very small, but very LOUD and very AGGRESSIVE, number who slashed and tore at Jones' reputation. Jones eventually helped found "Scholars for 9/11 Truth & Justice stj911.org, which is highly respected by all those truly seeking a real 9/11 investigation

Which brings us back to the now publicly known cointelpro operations of the Vietnam War era, where agents pretended to be activists, in order to rip apart a movement that had much valuable information for Americans.

It’s worth noting here that the building fire and jet fuel in those buildings did not burn nearly hot enough to melt steel and in fact no steel high rise structures had ever collapsed in a global collapse the way those three WTC buildings had on 9/11 . . . before 9/11. Engineering history was made not once, but three times on 9/11.

This fact, plus Professor Jones’ physics analysis of the World Trade Center debris and collapse narrative, eventually inspired another equally mild mannered man of logic and science to examine 9/11.

Richard Gage, would eventually become the founder of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth involving about 230 professional architects and engineers who believe we’ve been lied to about the events on 9/11, and that in fact NIST is involved in a cover up of facts that point to controlled demolition as the only reasonable reason for the WTC’s global collapses on 9/11/2001. Learn more at http://www.ae911truth.org.

Here is where the story of these three men coincides with experiences I’ve had as an almost full time 9/11 truth activist working in support of the 9/11 family members struggle for a new independent 9/11 investigation, and most of the other good solid activists as well.

When the 9/11 truth movement first began I and many other good citizens eventually started asking questions and demanding answers, and we came to call ourselves “9/11 truth activists.” We became 9/11 truth activists because of early research that indicated elements of our government, if not made the attacks of 9/11 happen, certainly criminally allowed them to, at the least. Now, building evidence and the bizarre lengths government agencies have gone to to covere up facts, point to the government, or at least some in government, having a large hand in actually engineering the events of 9/11.

But what I found as an activist from the beginning was that some odd and strange people I’d never known began to attack my character relentlessly because I wanted to stick to disturbing FACTS around the events of 9/11 and not embrace their crazy “Jews did it!” or "no planes hit the WTC" religions regarding the 9/11 attacks. I and other good solid researchers were harassed, endlessly, again from that small and noisy group "claiming" to want 9/11 truth.

For a while we just thought these were random nuts, but then patterns began to form that harkens back to the now publicly known cointelpro operations of the Vietnam War era, where agents pretended to be activists, in order to rip apart a movement that had much valuable information for Americans.

I began to suspect something rotten was occurring when a 9/11 truth activist, whom I respect greatly, approached MSNBC’s Chris Matthews at a book signing event, and handed him a packet of information about disturbing questions regarding the events of 9/11. Matthews, according to my friend, looked up and sneered at my friend, “What, are you going to tell me the Jews did it?” My friend was obviously stunned.

His mind was spinning with the same question my mind was spinning with as he told me this story, “Where the hell did that come from?”

The same people, the same small group of people, who’d mercilessly attacked us, the mainstream 9/11 truth movement, for months and years, had also poisoned the media’s mind so that Matthews would not ever LOOK at REAL and DISTURBING 9/11 related facts. This small group of so called 9/11 activists, had poisoned the chances of real 9/11 truth activists exposing the American public and media to real and important research being revealed by good solid people.

What does this have to do with Richard Gage of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth (ae911Truth.org)? About a month ago, a spokesperson from the famed Simon Wiesenthal Center (which I've always been a supporter of. See below), dedicated to tolerance, testified before Jane Harmon’s Congressional Committee on Homeland Security. Something VERY bizarre happened on that day. Mark Weitzman, of the Wiesenthal Center presented a slideshow to the Congressional Committee, showing them slides of jihadist terrorist websites and organization, and while he spoke of them . . . sandwiched between these violence advocating sites, Mr. Weitzman oddly inserted a slide of the website for “Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth”?! ae911truth.org, a site involving men of science, who had no political agenda whatsoever, but a burning desire to get to the truth of why the three WTC’s had defied the laws of physics on 9/11, if the official explanation was to be believed . . . were smeared as anti-Semitic violent jihadists!

When I called Mr. Weitzman as a long time supporter of ae911truth.org, he insisted that he wasn’t talking about ae911truth.org when he was talking over the slide show about dangerous organizations. I told him that then he should make a public statement and issue a press release saying so. He hung up on me.

When I called back to the Center and complained, I was apologized to by others and promised an explanation, which never came. I contacted every Wiesenthal Center worldwide explaining that I support ae911truth.org’s work and they are not violent, or anti-Semitic, and that in fact my father was one of the first GIs to enter and liberate the Dachau concentration camp, and my father didn’t have an anti-Semitic bone in his body, nor would he allow such thought in his home. I was apologized to for Weitzman’s actions, and promised return phone calls. None came.

I am still a huge supporter of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's work, but as I told them, Weitzman who claimed to be speaking for the center performed a reprehensible disservice, not only to the fine people at ae911truth.org but to all Americans who care about a search for truth. His actions were beneath the dignity of the Center.

A couple of months before this disturbing Congressional hearing, I was watching a documentary on anti-Semitism, called “Protocols of Zion.” I stayed up past my bed time to watch it, because I thought it was an important issue, and was glad such a documentary on intolerance had been made. But as the documentary progressed something very disturbing appeared. A bunch of activists in New York City carrying red and white signs with black letters reading, “Stop the 9/11 Cover Up” were marching at ground zero where the WTC towers had been. Those iconoclastic “Stop the 9/11 Cover Up” signs were designed by myself and Jan another woman who’d joined me in working for a new 9/11 investigation.

Using these particular signs, which had become a symbol for 9/11 truth worldwide, in this documentary on anti-Semitism and racism was to me yet another obvious attempt to put a stake in the heart of the 9/11 truth movement. And by using signs I HAD CREATED. We’d designed them here at my home on my computer, and we’d raised funds to send them to cities across the country to help other good people working for truth about 9/11 to hold up in their cities.

In fact I went to NYC to work with some of those good people, and marched with them at Ground Zero where this documentary clip was shot. Many of the 9/11 truth activist organizers in NYC I had met, worked with, and became friend with WERE JEWISH, themselves. Yet, for some bizarre reason, this documentary shows people carrying our “Stop the 9/11 Cover Up” signs at ground zero while a dark voice over talks of the growing forces of hateful anti-Semitic groups worldwide. I was outraged.

I called the producers of “Protocols of Zion” and explained they’d made a serious mistake and had to take my signs out of the documentary, as they led people to believe that 9/11 truth activists were something that they absolutely were not. They refused.

So from the beginning a lunatic fringe, or worse, blasts the media with anti-semetic messages, and they claim to be “9/11 truth activists” thereby not only turning the media off from looking at 9/11 physics and engineering facts, and disturbing Air Force stand down issues of 9/11 . . . but also spurring defamatory documentary footage aired nationally to discredit good citizens demanding answers to questions we deserve . . . which eventually leads to a Congressional Hearing on Homeland Security that ties 9/11 truth seekers . . . TO TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS. Very disturbing chronology.

Which AGAIN brings us back to the now publicly known cointelpro operations of the Vietnam War era, where agents pretended to be activists, in order to rip apart a movement that had much valuable information for Americans.

So, in nearly seven years of 9/11 truth activism, which I wasn’t recruited for, or hired for or whatever . . . but like “most” 9/11 truth activists, simply got to a point where the official story of 9/11 departed too radically from reality . . . I’ve seen this movement evolve and grow.

I’ve seen patterns where lunatics (or worse), in my opinion pretending to be 9/11 truth activists have systematically attacked 9/11 researchers and also 9/11 activists at EXACTLY the moment they are poised to unveil significant information or achieve some major break through in exposing the mass public to 9/11 facts that may disturb them.

Of course its not only the faux activists who attack, they have allies in corporate media. We saw actor, Charlie Sheen, eviscerated by mainstream corporate media when he publicly questioned the events of 9/11. Rosie O’Donnell who’d made The View a raving success, mysteriously "lost her job" after questioning the events of 9/11.

Anytime any researchers, or activists have threatened to expose the mass American public to the fact that we’ve been lied to about the events of 9/11, there is an increasingly obvious multidimensional attempt to destroy and silence the growing numbers demanding truth . . . one at a time . . . or as a group.

What is odd now, and what spurred me to write this oped, is that now a "novelist," a fiction writer, is being harassed even before his novel has hit the book stores . . .

This should cause the average person out there in America, and any investigative media out there to ask themselves . . .

. . . what in the hell is in this action thriller novel, called “The Shell Game” that is causing a novelist to be harassed? http://theshellgame.net/

Personally, I have read it, and I know exactly what it is that threatens the powers that be. I won't tell you here. You'll have to read it yourself. BUT, you can see why it may be causing turmoil in some dark corners by simly

Personally, I’ve read it, and I know exactly what it is that threatens the powers that be. I won’t tell you. You’ll just have to read it yourself. BUT, you can see why it may be causing turmoil in some corners by simply visiting “The Shell Game” website, and viewing “911 Links. http://theshellgame.net/

Signed,

Bill Douglas, average citizen who got thrown into nearly seven years of what is now called 9/11 truth activism, because the official government story of 9/11, just does not add up.

Authors Bio: By William E. Douglas, Jr., who is author of "The Amateur Parent – A Book on Life, Death, War & Peace, and Everything Else in the Universe." Bill has been a guest columnist for the Kansas City Star, The Business Journal, and other media worldwide. His past essays include, "Exposing the 9/11 Conspiracy Wingnuts," "The Explosion of the 9-11 Truth Movement -- US Media's Dirty Little Secret," "Good Night, and Good Luck - WMD, NIST, Popular Mechanics, 9/11 and Media Crimes" and also "Why the Jewish Community Should Demand 9/11 Truth."

 

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"There is a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can't take part; you can't even passively take part, and you've got to put your bodies upon the gears and upon the wheels, upon the levers, upon all the apparatus, and you've got to make it stop. And you've got to indicate to the people who run it, to the people who own it, that unless you're free, the machine will be prevented from working at all!"

 

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John Pilger and his mate chumpsky are disingenous gate keepers. Nothing they say here is unheard of, or un reported elsewhere.. The whole world knows of why israel is copping justifiable criticism. They pretend to be on the side of truth and justice, all the time perpetuating the lies.

Pilger stated the most “plausible” scenario for 911, is that “they” let it happen.  His good mate julian assange is on the record saying that those who question the official account of 911 “annoy” him.  After more than a decade of investigation of the evidence, the consensus would suggest the most “plausible” explanation would be that “they” engineered, executed and implemented the cover up.

Pilger is therefore either willfully ignorant, or deliberately deceptive.

By Andrew Adams on 2014 10 25 - 10:51:03
From the entry 'How you have been betrayed by your government and your media'.

Leonard Clampett,

I wish you could point out in one sentence or two why you think my explanation is wrong regarding increased contrail activity that precedes approaching weather fronts.

Copying and pasting heaps of loosely related paragraphs is very unconvincing.

On the good side, I see that you now seem to acknowledge that supersaturation in the atmosphere exists. Several pages earlier, you wrote: “Firstly let me iterate that there is no such thing supersaturation in the free atmosphere at any altitude.” So some advancement there.

However, you picked the wrong sort of supersaturation. Persistent contrails depend on supersaturation with respect to ice instead of supersaturation with respect to water. This occurs at much lower levels of relative humidity (with respect to water); it can happen below 70% already and is in no way limited to the vicinity of thunderstorms.

We have been through this before, you know. That’s why I’m repeating the quotes and their reference from scientic papers that I already gave you on that previous page:

From The dependence of contrail formation on the weather pattern and altitude in the North Atlantic:

Aircraft flying through cold ice-supersaturated air produce persistent contrails which contribute to the climate impact of aviation[/url]

From Cirrus, contrails, and ice supersaturated regions in high pressure systems at northern mid latitudes:

The radiosonde data showed that the upper troposphere was very often supersaturated with respect to ice.

From Formation, properties and climatic effects of contrails:

Condensation trails (contrails) are aircraft induced cirrus clouds, which may persist and grow to large cirrus cover in ice-supersaturated air

From Properties of Ice-Supersaturated Layers Based on Radiosonde Data Analysis:

While supersaturation with respect to ice is not required to form a contrail, it is necessary for the contrail to persist for long times.

From Contrail formation in aircraft wakes

[...] contrails form when the air surrounding the particles becomes supersaturated with respect to ice.

From Aviation and the Global Atmosphere:

Each of these freezing mechanisms requires that the atmosphere be highly supersaturated with respect to the vapor pressure of ice before crystals can form.

 

By Josh on 2014 10 24 - 04:59:59
From the entry 'Contrails dissipate quickly whereas chemtrails linger?'.

Josh,
I believe you are simply out of your depth trying to impress others with knowledge you allege to have gleaned from glider flying instructors, and, as you write, the University of North Carolina you have “linked” to, or you are a mis-informationist, a shill, a useful tool to others. Either way you are simply misguided. Your quoting of terms you have read in textbooks does you no service. Your claims about supersaturation demonstrate your lack of knowledge. You need to understand supersaturation in regard to meteorology is mainly associated with thunderheads, hail and freezing conditions way beyond the normal. Have you ever seen a cumulonimbus topping out at 60,000 feet? I can say without fear of intelligent contradiction that you have never, in a glider, experienced a micro-burst at low level because you would, or should, never have been making an approach to land in such conditions. Supersaturation can result from the internal violence associated with the updrafts inherent in a low level thunderstorm.  Being a glider pilot does not mean you have sat and passed any of the senior level meteorology examinations as I have done in both Australia and Canada. To be a private glider pilot you only need to have passed the meteorology examination for a private pilot to demonstrate you have sufficient knowledge of basic meteorology to hopefully fly safely. Did you know that urine can become supersaturated and cause kidney stones? No massive changes of freezing level temperatures there, I can assure you. No doubt you will respond with some inane theory, but if it makes you feel superior please do so. I hope you are not passing on your inanities to young glider pilots around the bar at the gliding club whilst expanding you ego at their expense. Because meteorology is more of an art than a science, using science to compose theories, I can set you an examination with particular details regarding a place, and no matter whether you answer yes or no to the question posed, I cannot mark you wrong if you back up your answer with logical reasoning. e.g. “Will there be fog in the morning at place A given the following forecast ambient conditions?” Nobody can be 100% sure of the answer and must wait and see if the forecast proves correct.

Simple physics regarding clouds from Wikipedia for your assistance. There is much more from other sources but I do not have the time to train you.
Supersaturation.
1. To cause a chemical solution to be more highly concentrated than is normally possible under given conditions of temperature and pressure.
2. To cause a vapor to exceed the normal saturation vapor pressure at a given temperature.

Cloud physics is the study of the physical processes that lead to the formation, growth and precipitation of clouds. Clouds consist of microscopic droplets of liquid water (warm clouds), tiny crystals of ice (cold clouds), or both (mixed phase clouds). Cloud droplets initially form by the condensation of water vapor onto condensation nuclei when the supersaturation of air exceeds a critical value according to Köhler theory. Cloud condensation nuclei are necessary for cloud droplets formation because of the Kelvin effect, which describes the change in saturation vapor pressure due to a curved surface. At small radii, the amount of supersaturation needed for condensation to occur is so large, that it does not happen naturally. Raoult’s Law describes how the vapor pressure is dependent on the amount of solute in a solution. At high concentrations, when the cloud droplets are small, the supersaturation required is smaller than without the presence of a nucleus.

In warm clouds, larger cloud droplets fall at a higher terminal velocity because the drag force on smaller droplets is larger than on large droplets. The large droplet can then collide with small droplet and combine to form even larger drops. When the drops become large enough so that the acceleration due to gravity is much larger than the acceleration due to drag, the drops can fall to the earth as precipitation. The collision and coalescence is not as important in mixed phase clouds where the Bergeron process dominates. Other important processes that form precipitation are riming, when a supercooled liquid drop collides with a solid snowflake, and aggregation, when two solid snowflakes collide and combine. The precise mechanics of how a cloud forms and grows is not completely understood, but scientists have developed theories explaining the structure of clouds by studying the microphysics of individual droplets. Advances in weather radar and satellite technology have also allowed the precise study of clouds on a large scale.

History of cloud physics

The history of cloud microphysics developed in the 19th century and is described in several publications. Otto von Guericke originated the idea that clouds were composed of water bubbles. In 1847 Agustus Waller used spider web to examine droplets under the microscope. These observations were confirmed by William Henry Dines in 1880 and Richard Assmann in 1884.
Formation
Rising packets of moist air

As water evaporates from an area of the earth surface, the air over that area becomes moist. Moist air is lighter than the surrounding dry air, creating an unstable situation. When enough moist air has accumulated, all the moist air rises as a single packet, without mixing with the surrounding air. As more moist air forms along the surface, the process repeats, resulting in a series of discrete packets of moist air rising to form clouds.
Supersaturation

The amount of water that can exist as vapor in a given volume increases with the temperature. When the amount of water vapor is in equilibrium above a flat surface of water the level of vapor pressure is called saturation and the relative humidity is 100%. At this equilibrium there are equal numbers of molecules evaporating from the water as there are condensing back into the water. If the relative humidity becomes greater than 100%, it is called supersaturated. Supersaturation occurs in the absence of condensation nuclei, for example the flat surface of water.

Since the saturation vapor pressure is proportional to temperature, cold air has a lower saturation point than warm air. The difference between these values is the basis for the formation of clouds. When saturated air cools, it can no longer contain the same amount of water vapor. If the conditions are right, the excess water will condense out of the air until the lower saturation point is reached. Another possibility is that the water stays in vapor form, even though it is beyond the saturation point, resulting in supersaturation.

Supersaturation of more than 1–2% relative to water is rarely seen in the atmosphere, since cloud condensation nuclei are usually present. Much higher degrees of supersaturation are possible in clean air, and are the basis of the cloud chamber.
Supercooling

Water droplets commonly remain as liquid water and do not freeze, even well below 0 °C (32 °F), because of the high surface tension of each microdroplet, which prevents them from expanding to form larger ice crystals. Without ice nuclei supercooled water droplets can exist down to about −40 °C (−40 °F), at which point they will spontaneously freeze.
Collision-coalescence
Main article: Coalescence (meteorology)

One theory explaining how the behavior of individual droplets leads to the formation of clouds is the collision-coalescence process. Droplets suspended in the air will interact with each other, either by colliding and bouncing off each other or by combining to form a larger droplet. Eventually, the droplets become large enough that they fall to the earth as precipitation. The collision-coalescence process does not make up a significant part of cloud formation as water droplets have a relatively high surface tension. In addition, the occurrence of collision-coalescence is closely related to entrainment-mixing processes.[7]
Bergeron process
Main article: Bergeron process

The primary mechanism for the formation of ice clouds was discovered by Tor Bergeron. The Bergeron process notes that the saturation vapor pressure of water, or how much water vapor a given volume can hold, depends on what the vapor is interacting with. Specifically, the saturation vapor pressure with respect to ice is lower than the saturation vapor pressure with respect to water. Water vapor interacting with a water droplet may be saturated, at 100% relative humidity, when interacting with a water droplet, but the same amount of water vapor would be supersaturated when interacting with an ice particle. The water vapor will attempt to return to equilibrium, so the extra water vapor will condense into ice on the surface of the particle. These ice particles end up as the nuclei of larger ice crystals. This process only happens at temperatures between 0 °C (32 °F) and −40 °C (−40 °F). Below −40 °C (−40 °F), liquid water will spontaneously nucleate, and freeze. The surface tension of the water allows the droplet to stay liquid well below its normal freezing point. When this happens, it is now supercooled liquid water. The Bergeron process relies on supercooled liquid water interacting with ice nuclei to form larger particles. If there are few ice nuclei compared to the amount of SLW, droplets will be unable to form. A process whereby scientists seed a cloud with artificial ice nuclei to encourage precipitation is known as cloud seeding. This can help cause precipitation in clouds that otherwise may not rain. Cloud seeding adds excess artificial ice nuclei which shifts the balance so that there are many nuclei compared to the amount of supercooled liquid water. An over-seeded cloud will form many particles, but each will be very small. This can be done as a preventative measure for areas that are at risk for hail storms.
Dynamic phase hypothesis

The second critical point in the formation of clouds is their dependence on updrafts. As particles group together to form water droplets, they will quickly be pulled down to earth by the force of gravity. The droplets would quickly dissipate and the cloud will never form. However, if warm air interacts with cold air, an updraft can form. Warm air is less dense than colder air, so the warm air rises. The air traveling upward buffers the falling droplets, and can keep them in the air much longer than they would otherwise stay. In addition, the air cools as it rises, so any moisture in the updraft will then condense into liquid form, adding to the amount of water available for precipitation. Violent updrafts can reach speeds of up to 180 miles per hour (290 km/h).[9] A frozen ice nucleus can pick up 0.5 inches (1.3 cm) in size traveling through one of these updrafts and can cycle through several updrafts before finally becoming so heavy that it falls to the ground. Cutting a hailstone in half shows onion-like layers of ice, indicating distinct times when it passed through a layer of super-cooled water. Hailstones have been found with diameters of up to 7 inches (18 cm).[10]
Cloud Classification
Main article: List of cloud types

Clouds are classified according to the height at which they are found, and their shape or appearance. There are three basic categories based on physical structure and process of formation. Cirriform clouds are high, thin and wispy, and are seen most extensively along the leading edges of organized weather disturbances. Stratiform clouds appear as extensive sheet-like layers, ranging from thin to moderately thick with some vertical development. They are mostly the product of large scale lift of stable air. Cumuliform clouds are formed mostly into localized heaps, rolls and/or ripples ranging from very small cloudlets of limited convection in slightly unstable air to very large towering free convective buildups when the airmass is very unstable. Clouds of limited convection that show a mix of cumuliform and stratiform characteristics are often grouped into a fourth category, stratocumuliform.

These categories are cross-classified by high, middle, low, and vertical altitude ranges into ten genus types. All cirriform clouds are classified as high and therefore constitute a single cloud genus cirrus. Stratiform and stratocumuliform clouds in the topmost region of the troposphere have the prefix cirro- added to their names yielding the genera cirrostratus and cirrocumulus. Similar clouds found at intermediate heights carry the prefix alto- resulting in the genus names altostratus and altocumulus. No height-related prefixes are used for the low altitudes, so clouds of these two physical categories based around 2 kilometres or lower are known simply as stratus and stratocumulus.

Vertically developed nimbostratus (deep stratiform), cumulus, and cumulonimbus may form anywhere from near surface to intermediates heights of around 3 kilometres and therefore, like the low clouds, have no height related prefixes. However, those capable of producing heavy precipitation or stormy weather carry a nimbo- or -nimbus designation. Of the vertically developed clouds, the cumulonimbus type is the largest and can virtually span the entire troposphere from a few hundred metres above the ground up to the tropopause. It is the cloud responsible for thunderstorms. Its complex structure often combining a cirriform top and stratocumuliform accessory clouds with an overall cumuliform structure sometimes result in this genus type being separated into a fifth physical cumulonimbiform category. This leaves the cumulus genus with its simple heaped structure as the sole purely cumuliform physical category type. Small cumulus is usually considered a low cloud genus, while taller cumulus is more often grouped with cumulonimbiform and deep stratiform genus types as vertical or multilevel.
The cloud chamber, also known as the Wilson chamber, is a particle detector used for detecting ionizing radiation.
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A Home Made Cloud Chamber
Image taken in the Pic du Midi at 2877m in a Phywe PJ45 cloud chamber (size of surface is 45 x 45 cm). This rare picture shows in a single shot the 4 particles that we can detect in a cloud chamber : proton, electron, muon (probably) and alpha

In its most basic form, a cloud chamber is a sealed environment containing a supersaturated vapor of water or alcohol. When a charged particle (for example, an alpha or beta particle) interacts with the mixture, the fluid is ionized. The resulting ions act as condensation nuclei, around which a mist will form (because the mixture is on the point of condensation). The high energies of alpha and beta particles mean that a trail is left, due to many ions being produced along the path of the charged particle. These tracks have distinctive shapes (for example, an alpha particle’s track is broad and shows more evidence of deflection by collisions, while an electron’s is thinner and straight). When any uniform magnetic field is applied across the cloud chamber, positively and negatively charged particles will curve in opposite directions, according to the Lorentz force law with two particles of opposite charge.

Cloud chambers played a prominent role in the experimental particle physics from 1920s to the 1950s, until the advent of the bubble chamber. In particular, the discoveries of the positron in 1932, the Muon in 1936, both by Carl Anderson (awarded a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1936), and the kaon in 1947 were made using cloud chambers as detectors. Anderson detected the positron and muon in cosmic rays.

By Leonard Clampett on 2014 10 23 - 10:18:01
From the entry 'Contrails dissipate quickly whereas chemtrails linger?'.

Geoengineering is Real: British Academic Reveals Size and Scope of Operation

“The term ‘Chemtrails’ is not a conspiracy theory either. The name can be traced back to the US Congress itself. House Bill 2977, Space Preservation Act 2001, Page 5, line 15, under the heading of “exotic weapons”.”

By Andrew Adams on 2014 10 22 - 14:17:07
From the entry 'Contrails dissipate quickly whereas chemtrails linger?'.

Engineered Drought Catastrophe, Target California
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsYG5emdZp8#t=64
So Josh, your argument against chemtrails on all points. There is nothing to debate.

By Leonard Clampett on 2014 10 22 - 13:15:51
From the entry 'Contrails dissipate quickly whereas chemtrails linger?'.

I think Brendon is a good bloke. Truely an Aussie who wants the best for his beloved country. A guy who has discovered like many people that Australia   has been usurped by the parasitic Jew. This of course is nothing new as the Jews in history have been booted out of 88 different countries. Including the Uk. Which ofcourse is the snakes head, after stupid cromwell let them back in. So the city of London is the crown, oh (Not) the queen but Jew Rothschild who owns the banks. Most people I know don,t realise this, that our own RBA (Reserve Bank) is a private Rotschild bank. Rhodes schlolar is a indoctrinated Rothschild pupil. Your polititians are selected (Before) elected. Many a blood high pressure has been rectified after the truth is known. After all if you are on the field of battle, you must know your enemy. Well Done Brendon.  This Aussie is proud of you ! !

By Daveeed on 2014 10 19 - 18:34:02
From the entry 'Meet Brendon O'Connell, Australia's first political prisoner'.

Susan Lindauer is a person deserved of recognition. Her book, “Extreme Prejudice” was a revolution for me in the understanding of the devious machinations of the US government, the real lack of decent values, the total disregard of truth and the falseness of so-called patriotism.
Their treatment of this lady will forever be a disgrace, not quite bordering on other acts of perfidy such as the USS Ulysses, the 29 standing ovations in the US Joint Houses for the world’s latter day fascist, Netanyahu, or the elation displayed in the Congress on the announcement of the (first) war in Iraq, based on lies. All acts from which for me there is no recovery, ever.

So her treatment is up there with those acts, the treatment of Scott Ritter and Edward Snowden,  the establishment of Guantanamo Bay and the acts therein and the now effective loss of all respect for a country that was founded on real values. What fine people they were as well. A long time ago.

Right now we have another decent American, a scarcity these days, in Michael Mori who through his actions made people aware of how low the US had sunk in the manufacturing of evidence against people whose crimes may have been naivety, but not terrorism. The real terrorists were then and still are in Washington with a new junior chapter in Canberra, trying desperately to mix it with the big boys and in their own little way, through the mouth of the feckless “Friend of Israel”, Julie Bishop,  trying desperately to make Russia an enemy of the world through her lies on the Malaysian Airliner shoot down.

All part of the role that this naive country is engaged in for political purposes. But with a country populated by insouciant people, or is that sheeple, does anyone really give a damn. Football season has just finished. Get your priorities right.

On with the seat belts. There’s much worse to come yet.

Full marks, Susan Lindauer. You have made a serious contribution to those who think that ALL people have rights.

By Rex Williams on 2014 10 09 - 09:17:36
From the entry 'Climbing the mountain of lies to better see World War III'.

I thought after researching the nwo and having a passion for the truth I knew how the world was being run…Then, by accident I stumbled upon
http://www.tomatobubble.com/index.html
and I realised I had only scratched the surface to the lies we have been raised to believe. 
Also, check out the archives page
http://www.tomatobubble.com/id72.html
I was shocked, so if you want the rest of the story…

By sick of all the lies on 2014 10 01 - 14:30:26
From the entry 'A review of violence and intolerance in Islamic and other societies'.

Leonard Clampett,

can you point out where anyone around here wrote or somehow conveyed the opinion “that governments can, and will, do no wrong”? The fact that contrails can persist and spread doesn’t have the slightest impact on the morality of governments ...

Do you doubt the basic mechanism of cloud formation that I summarized exists? Then please explain where I got it wrong - or the University of North Carolina that I linked to - or all my flight teachers and the text books for the exam - or all the guide books about clouds.
Be specific, don’t just say “misinformation” without giving any reason. By all means, show some actual “scrutiny”, along with references.

Of course I could have introduced dry and saturated lapse rate, condensation nuclei and many more sophisticated details, but that does not alter the principal mechanism of rising, cooling and increasing RH.

By the way, your credentials are not helping, I’m afraid - at least as long as you display a basic misunderstanding of central processes like combustion or supersaturation (which you claim doesn’t even exist).

By Josh on 2014 09 27 - 07:31:30
From the entry 'Contrails dissipate quickly whereas chemtrails linger?'.

Thanks mate, greatly appreciated.

By Hereward Fenton on 2014 09 24 - 22:27:31
From the entry 'Introducing Professor Garth L Nicolson: pioneering researcher on mycoplasmas'.

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