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Another interesting study:

Poll: US gov�t knew about 9/11 attacks

Tue, 11 Sep 2007

A new poll indicates that some 43 percent of Americans believe that Washington knew about the 9/11 attacks but did nothing to stop them.

According to the Press TV-Zogby International poll, 42.5 percent of the respondents believed that the Bush Administration knew about the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center but did nothing to prevent the attacks.

Only 37.5 percent of the respondents strongly disagreed with the idea and 4.5 percent neither agreed nor disagreed with it.

Among the members of the armed forces who participated in the poll nearly 44 percent said that the US government had known about the plans for 9/11 attacks with 37.2 strongly disagreeing with it.

The poll also indicates that a majority of Americans (56.3 percent), including the members of US armed forces, support the idea that the Bush Administration used the September 11 attacks as an excuse to push ahead with its own agenda, particularly in the Middle East and only 27.1 percent of respondents disagreed with it.

Some 1006 people across the US were questioned by pollsters and the margin of error was +/- 3.2.

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Statement from Dennis Kucinich today.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 2, 2007) � Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) announced today that he will be offering a privileged resolution on the House floor next week that will bring articles of impeachment against the Vice President, Richard B. Cheney.

�The momentum is building for impeachment,� Kucinich said. �Millions of citizens across the nation are demanding Congress rein in the Vice President�s abuse of power.

�Despite this groundswell of opposition to the unconstitutional conduct of office, Vice President Cheney continues to violate the U.S. Constitution by insisting the power of the executive branch is supreme.

�Congress must hold the Vice President accountable. The American people need to let Members of Congress know how they feel about this. The Vice President continues to use his office to advocate for a continued occupation of Iraq and prod our nation into a belligerent stance against Iran. If the Vice President is successful, his actions will ensure decades of disastrous consequences.�

The privileged resolution has priority status for consideration on the House floor. Once introduced, the resolution has to be brought to the floor within two legislative days, although the House could act on it immediately. Kucinich is expected to bring it to the House floor on Tuesday, November 6.

H. Res. 333, Articles of Impeachment against the Vice President, has 21 cosponsors. They are: Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Robert Brady (D-PA), Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Rep. William Lacy Clay (D-MO), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN), Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Sam Farr (D-CA), Rep. Bob Filner (D-CA), Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX), Rep. Henry Johnson (D-GA), Rep. Carolyn Kilpatrick (D-MI), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA), Rep. James Moran (D-VA), Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-NY), Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), Rep. Diane Watson (D-CA), Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) and Rep. Albert Wynn (D-MD).


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Dennis Kucinich, presidential candidate, Democrat, said he saw a UFO, has questioned President Bush's mental health in light of comments he made about a nuclear Iran potentially precipitating World War III. That's just rich, isn't it? That's just really, really rich. Lets hope he gets a lot of media coverage.

Kucinich is one of those Democrats who hates President Bush more then he hates the Islamic Jihadists. Every time the Democrats go nuts with subpoenas, investigations and impeachment they loose big time.

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Originally Posted by Michael_Thoma
Another interesting study:

A new poll indicates that some 43 percent of Americans believe that Washington knew about the 9/11 attacks but did nothing to stop them.
What stupidity! I guess since Bill Clinton chastised some moveon.org types yelling that Bush is behinde 9/11 at a Hillary fundraiser and said they were nuts then the Clintons must be part of the Bush team to destroy America?

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"43 percent of Americans believe that Washington knew about the 9/11 attacks but did nothing to stop them."

Oh please, this is completely ridiculous. I don't understand why there is such a fascination with polls among some journalists. Is truth democratic?

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Doesn't it seem to be the opposite number of those who want us to go into Iran?

53% want war
43% think 911 was an inside job.
Sounds like a blue state/red state split to me.

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I was one of those who was near certain that the US was going to bomb Iran before the end of the year, but now so many things have gone wrong for the Bush administration that I have serious doubts. First there's the confrontation between Turkey and the Kurds, next Vladimir Putin takes a firm stand against a foreign presence (i,e USA) in the Caspian region, then Iraq's PM Nouri Maliki vows to put down the Kurdish rebels in Northern Iraq, a claim Israeli intelligence site DEBKAfile says he cannot deliver on. Add to that Pakistan the US's closest allie in the region now put under a state of emergency by President Musharraf, a move the White House angrily condemned, and next week Dennis Kucinich will attempt to institute impeachment proceedings against vice president Dick Cheney. It's pretty amazing how all of this has happened in less than a month's time.

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Here's another story that the mainstream American media seem to be ignoring.

Senators Warn Bush Has No Authority on Iran




02/11/2007 Thirty US senators wrote to President George W. Bush, warning he had no authority to launch military action against Iran, and expressing concern about the administration's "provocative" rhetoric. The senators, 29 Democrats and one independent, urged the resolution of disputes with the Islamic republic through diplomacy.
"We wish to emphasize that no congressional authority exists for unilateral military action against Iran," said the letter signed by senators including presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Another Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Chris Dodd, signed the letter but Senators Barack Obama and Joseph Biden did not.
The letter warned that a resolution passed by the Senate in September, calling for the designation of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist group, should not be used as a pretext for war. It hit out at "provocative statements and actions" by the administration on Iran, after Bush last month warned Tehran must be barred from nuclear weapons to avoid the prospect of "World War III."
"These comments are counterproductive and undermine efforts to resolve tensions with Iran through diplomacy," said the letter, coordinated by Virginia Senator Jim Webb.
Republican Senator Chuck Hagel, a fierce critic of the administration's policies, sent his own letter this week to Bush, reportedly calling on him to open direct talks with Tehran. His staff confirmed the letter had been sent, but declined to release a copy.



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I haven't found this story on other sites yet, but DEBKAfile is considered pretty accurate.

In a dramatic reverse swing, Putin decides to send uranium to fuel Iran�s atomic power station in Bushehr


The Russian president Vladimir Putin indicated Friday that Moscow would send uranium to Iran�s atomic reactor in Bushehr (a reactor unconnected with Iran�s suspect military program) after all. International Atomic Energy inspectors were invited to the Novosibirsk Plant on Nov. 26 to verify and seal the fuel before shipment. On that day, too, the US-promoted Middle East conference is provisionally set to open in Annapolis, Maryland. The Quartet of which Russia is a member will not be there.

DEBKAfile�s military sources report that by this step, Moscow has backed away from the commitments Putin gave President Bush and Israeli prime minister Olmert, after his mid-October talks with Iranian leaders in Tehran broke down in discord. He then promised to withhold the fuel from the Bushehr reactor and indeed pulled all the Russian staff out before they had completed work on the project�s final stages.

Olmert received Putin�s commitment to withhold the uranium fuel from Iran when they met in the Kremlin on Oct. 18 and passed it on to President Bush and later to French president Nicolas Sarkozy and British premier Gordon Brown in special trips he made to Paris and London. The Israeli prime minister announced then that Israel had a true friend in the Russian leader.

He is deeply embarrassed by Putin�s about-face. It also bodes ill for the third round of sanctions, for which the Bush administration is pushing at the UN Security Council, where Russian holds a veto, now that the nuclear watchdog confirmed in its latest report Nov. 15 that Iran had not given up uranium enrichment.

DEBKAfile�s Moscow sources report that the Russian president has reverted to his previous tactic of broadcasting to Muslim nations a message that Moscow has its own agenda and is willing, unlike Washington, to help them develop their nuclear programs.

The question mark hanging over UN sanctions also affects the decision on military action against Iran�s suspect military nuclear facilities, which President Bush had put on a back burner under the influence of Putin�s breach with Tehran. There was a brief thaw in the tense relations between Washington and Moscow and signs of a new willingness for compromise on both sides on such matters as the US plan to deploy anti-missile systems in East Europe.

The month-long d�tente was abruptly curtailed Friday, Nov. 16, with Moscow�s decision to let Iran have the uranium to fuel its Bushehr reactor six months before its scheduled start-up. The step was gladly welcomed in Tehran.


http://www.debka.com/



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