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Will all the sheep please stand up and be counted?

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Submitted by Kevin MacDuff (United States), Aug 30, 2004 at 21:14

A couple days after 9/11, some anthrax is found in a Florida building. It's been, what?, almost 25 years since anthrax has struck anyone in the U.S.? Coincidence? Perish the thought. It couldn't be terrorism. Nah!

How many people (over 70 by my last count), including numerous military personnel, testified that they saw a rising arc of light shooting into the sky seconds before TWA 800 blew up? A shoulder-fired missile? Rubbish, we're told.

Flight 93 crashes into a field in Pennsylvania, and on 9/12/01, CNN web site declares that wreckage is found over SIX MILES away (I'm still kicking myself for not printing out that report!). Like wreckage flies six miles from a crash site...right! American military jets wouldn't shoot down our own airliners, would they?

Will all the sheep please stand up and be counted so we all know how many Americans still believe the tripe that is being fed to us by the mainstream news?

Believe it or not, I still believe in our government and media, but my gullability has its limits. I think the White House is far more terrified of an American public becoming aware to the extent of Al-Qeeda and related Muslim extremist organizations on our shores than Al-Qaeda themselves. Imagine what our country would be like if we actually realized the depth of our present predicament?
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