Friday, September 08, 2006

NEIN ELEVEN

I have conducted my own extensive investigation (a full 20 minutes worth) on the attacks on September 11th, 2001. With the aid of multiple browsers and a moderately fast DSL connection I was able to ascertain certain facts about that fateful day that I think need to be highlighted for the benefit of the general public. Please note that the points listed below are not 'conspiracy theories' as some may believe. These are actually 'contrived conjectures' which are definitely more credible than anything that has come out of the mouths of members of the Bush Administration.

- September the 11th, is also known as 'NEIN ELEVEN'. As you all know, 'Nein' is the German word for 'no', which serves as a constant reminder by the government that 'not eleven' but nineteen hijackers were involved in the attack, (even though there have been some reports claiming that 8 of the hijackers have been reported alive & well and living outside the US at the time of the attacks).

- September 11th, is also identified as '9-11', and 911 was coincidentally the most dialed number on that fateful morning (except that there should have been a direct contact number to call the intelligence agencies to wake them up. It was later discovered that there was such a number (1-800-NORAD-STAND-DOWN) but it was never issued to the public.

- 9-11 (9 minutes, 11 seconds) interestingly enough, was actually the time it took Bush to react to the initial news of the attack, after the secret service agent had whispered it in his ear. It was later discovered, that Bush misunderstood the agent's message and thought he heard "Sir, your fly is open", which obviously resulted in Bush not being able to stand up out of embarrassment.

- 9-11 (nine hundred and eleven) also refers to the number of times Bush has read the book, 'The Pet Goat' since September the 11th, 2001. Laura admits that "he still doesn't get it".

- 9-11 (nine hundred and eleven) is exactly the total number of conspiracy theories floating around on the internet regarding the events of September the 11th. Every single one of them is more credible, (even the one suggesting space monkeys from the planet Zog were responsible), than the official version of events promoted by the government, which by the way comes in print format with an opening disclaimer "Reader must not succumb to incredulity but willingly surrender all rational thought. Additionally, don't even think about asking the question 'Cui Bono' (and we are not talking about the leader singer of U2 here…)"

- 9-11 (nine hundred and eleven) also happens to be the total number of (missing) WMDs found in Iraq.

- 9-11 (nine minutes past eleven) was the exact time when the mainstream media sold its soul to the devil. They completely and whole-heartedly gave up their rights to questioning authority and the official version, so they could also earn million dollar salaries like Christian Amanpour. Fox Network personnel agreed to do it for minimum wage.

- 9-11 (9.11 seconds) also happened to be the time it took for Tower 2 to collapse completely at nearly free fall speed…(actually, it was even faster but I am trying to make point here!)

- 9-11 (nine hundred and eleven) is the average number of times the word "terrorism" is used in White House press conferences during the course of week.

- 9-11 (9.11 millimeter) is the exact distance between Condi's two lying front teeth.

- 9-11 (nine hundred and eleven) is also the total number of omissions in the 9-11 Commission report (on last count…or so I've heard).

- And finally, there maybe 9-11 (nine hundred and eleven) reasons to re-open the investigation of 9-11, but you only really need one – the truth.

For those still in the mood to de-bunk 9-11 'conspiracy' theories, you've got your work cut out for you. De-bunk all of this!

Monday, September 04, 2006

PEACE, PROPAGANDA & THE PROMISED LAND




Please take the time out to watch this video. It is essential that you do (if you haven't already).

This documentary is 3 years old, and what is happening in Gaza and Westbank now is far worse. While the world's attention (recently) has been focused on Israel's actions in Lebanon, the IDF have been busy attacking Gaza, destroying homes, murdering innocent civilians and arresting people.

The Israeli authorities have taken full advantage of the ignorance, apathy and indifference of the world to the plight of the Palestinians. This is apartheid and ethnic cleansing at its worst.

We become party to it if we remain ignorant, stay silent and dont make the effort of informing others to what is going on.
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Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land provides a striking comparison of U.S. and international media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East, zeroing in on how structural distortions in U.S. coverage have reinforced false perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This pivotal documentary exposes how the foreign policy interests of American political elites--oil, and a need to have a secure military base in the region, among others--work in combination with Israeli public relations strategies to exercise a powerful influence over how news from the region is reported.

Through the voices of scholars, media critics, peace activists, religious figures, and Middle East experts, Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land carefully analyzes and explains how--through the use of language, framing and context--the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza remains hidden in the news media, and Israeli colonization of the occupied terrorities appears to be a defensive move rather than an offensive one. The documentary also explores the ways that U.S. journalists, for reasons ranging from intimidation to a lack of thorough investigation, have become complicit in carrying out Israel's PR campaign. At its core, the documentary raises questions about the ethics and role of journalism, and the relationship between media and politics.

Friday, September 01, 2006

Post 9/11 Blues (A must watch)



Rizwan Ahmed (Riz MC)'s new video is definitely worth a watch. Good humour and it deserves recognition. All major tv and radio stations have so far refused to air his music. I'm doing my bit in spreading the word because the satire is totally my taste.
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Watch the video and sing along to the words:

"Everybody do the post 9/11 dance

Look scared and shake ya ass while the bombs go blast

Everybody shake your post 9/11 thong

So the dossier was wrong Jack some oil drop a bomb

Sing a song sing a-long

Bush and Blair in a tree K-I-L-L-I-N-G

Shave your beard if you’re brown and you best salute the crown

Or they’ll do you like Brazillians and shoot your ass down"


for more info go to www.myspace.com/rizmc