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911 Truth Movement Mistake: the Sibel Edmonds story - DROP IT LIKE A HOT POTATOE

Many in the 911 truth movement continue to trumpet this
Sibel Edmonds ("ex-FBI translator-whistleblower") story
even though it's only harmful to the movement.
Here are 2 excerpts of my commentary on this on a 911 related internet list.
Many in the 911 truth movement continue to trumpet this
Sibel Edmonds ("ex-FBI translator-whistleblower") story
even though it's only harmful to the movement.
Here are 2 excerpts of my commentary on this on a 911 related
internet list.


Subject: Re: 9/11 Omission Commission - FOCUS ON WHAT'S REALLY OMITTED

Another poster wrote:

> Asia Times: Edmonds explodes 9/11 Report
( http://inn.globalfreepress.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=634)

If only it were true, that Edmonds explodes the 9/11 Report.
Remember that what the Commission "omitted" from its report
is that 911 was an inside job, that the gov't MANUFACTURED
these attacks and everyone else covered that up. Instead of
showing that, the Report finds not that the gov't did 9-11, but
pretends that governmental intelligence "failures" and bad
coordination failed to protect us from them. Consequently, the
fact that Edmonds is going public with what she says were "systemic
problems that led us to our failure in preventing the [September 11,
2001] terrorist attacks" is NOT exploding the report. She's just
trying to add more bullshit to it, additional problems and "errors"
and "cover-ups of those errors" NONE OF WHICH LEAD TO THE TRUTH, THAT
9-11 WAS AN INSIDE JOB. 9-11 is not about "ERRORS". 9-11 was a
governmental SUCCESS story. Why do people in the 9-11 truth movement
still consider Edmonds, this so-called ex-FBI whistleblower, a hero
when her stories just support the government's limited hangout of
"failures" and "coverups of failures"? You'll hear more about Edmonds
this Sunday on 60 minutes, I understand. People can read about these
bullshit government limited hangouts from the mainstream media, get
it? It shouldn't be the 9-11 truth movement and those aligned with
it supporting and disseminating Edmond's crap. Will it never end?

There's an article that everyone in the 911 Truth Movement should
familiarize themselves with. It's called:

"Revealing the Lies" on 9/11 Perpetuates the "Big Lie"
by Michel Chossudovsky.

The author is cautioning all of us in his very title, to be careful
about what it is you are revealing/exposing. Some of the "lies" you
are revealing only serve to perpetuate the "big lie".

One of the lies that the author talks about AS ONLY PERPETUATING THE
"BIG 911 LIE" is the "forewarnings". Edmonds, the FBI translator is
big on forewarnings, forewarnings of terrorist planning that they
deliberately failed to translate, forewarnings that they erroneously
translated, etc.

From the article:

"The unfolding consensus is: "They knew but failed to act".
This line of reasoning is appealing to many 9/11 critics and "Bush
bashers" because it clearly places the blame on the Bush

Yet in a bitter irony, the very process of revealing these lies and
expressing public outrage has contributed to reinforcing the 9/11

"Revealing the lies" serves to present Al Qaeda as the genuine threat,
as an "outside enemy", which threatens the security of America, when
in fact Al Qaeda is a creation of the US intelligence apparatus. . ."

Remember, Al Qaeda is more aptly called Al Cia-da.

Everyone in the 911 truth movement needs to ask themselves whether
these "forewarnings" are truly credible. This is what the author

"Beneath the rhetoric, nobody seems to have questioned the source of
these warnings emanating from an intelligence apparatus, which is
known to have supported Al Qaeda throughout the entire post cold War

In other words, are the terrorist warnings emanating out of the CIA a
"true" representation of the terrorist threat or are they part of the
process of disinformation which seeks precisely to uphold Al Qaeda as
an "Enemy of the Homeland". . .

" The presumption is that these forewarnings and intelligence briefs
emanating from the intelligence establishment constitute a true and
unbiased representation of the terrorist threat. . . "

"Meanwhile, everybody has their eyes riveted on the fact that Bush
officials lied under oath regarding the terrorist warnings.
Yet nobody seems to have begged the key question:
What is the significance of these warnings emanating from the
intelligence apparatus, knowing that the CIA is the creator of Al
Qaeda and that Al Qaeda is an "intelligence asset".

"the CIA is the sponsor of Al Qaeda and at the same
time controls the warnings on impending terrorist attacks."

In other words, are Bush officials in sworn testimony to the 9/11
commission lying under oath on something which is true, or are they
lying on something which is an even bigger lie?"
Think about that when you see Edmonds on 60 minutes on Sunday or read
all these Edmonds related articles being passed around by the 911
truth community as if they were helpful rather than harmful.

You can read the complete article entitled:
"Revealing the Lies" on 9/11 Perpetuates the "Big Lie"
together with its juicy footnotes at:

Subject: 911 truth movement mistakes

When responding to my criticism of the continued dissemination of the
Sibel Edmonds (ex-FBI translator whistleblower) story by the 911 truth
movement, another poster wrote:

>>>That's a small amount of hope, but also not our only "marketing
strategy" [a "passive" mainstream element to question the report at
all] to reveal the report as fraud.

What I am suggesting is that "questioning the report at all" should
not be one of the marketing strategies when the way we are questioning
it just reinforces the cover story. We're not interested in the
Report's spelling errors, for example. We also should have NO
interest in questioning the Report with respect to the EXTENT of
intelligence failures, because by definition it means we are repeating
the mantra to the public, repeating the mantra that it was
intelligence failures - the only question is how bad, how
incompetently. They have heard this lie enough already. It is not
for the 911 truth movement to make them hear it more often, to push so
that it will be heard louder. And that is what the promoting of this
Edmond's story is doing. (Not to mention it also gives people reason
to think the solution is in cleaning up all these incompetent
organizations.) It is only for the 911 truth movement to expose the
truth - that is that 911 was a successful intelligence operation.

How many times can one read intelligence failures - uncorrected and
uncommented on - before one ingests it, even among 911 truth
crusaders? How can we continue to mislead 911 newbies and let these
stories be uncritically disseminated even where we have control in
this internet 911 dissident press? It's a psych-op and we're
participating in it each time we pass on such a mantra without
editorial comment.

If instead her story is being promoted by those in the 911 truth
movement because of the gov't drug connection and nuclear blackmarket
she also may talk about, then whenever we promote it, we should remind
people: disregard the same old gov't coverup line of intelligence
failures (however bad) in her story and just pay attention to the
other stuff she's saying. If the story is being pushed because it may
also be about other non-arab 911 related suspects, I don't think
that's something that's helpful either to demonstrating it was home
grown gov't & media terrorists behind the whole plan. That's just
more distractions, more red herrings away from whom we must find truly
solely culpable if there is to be any hope that the people in this
belly of the beast will wake up. With other countries in the mix, it
is much harder to see our role or give us the credit we deserve.
There's too much that is soley us (the demolition of the towers, for
example) which makes our role so much clearer and easier to see, and
it is those things that our marketing strategies should target. We
also do not want to help feed the beast with ready excuses to war on
still other nations, when people will buy the first part of the story
(other countries' involvement) without getting the second part - our
connection to same.

In the same way that the movement made a terrible error in couching
our concerns as being only those of the family members (now that they
are, in fact, helping to sell the Commission's "findings"), the
movement made a terrible error to ask the movement to support this
"ex-FBI employee" and help disseminate her story which supports the
gov't's cover story while she wears the cloak of dissident &
whistleblower, a cloak the movement keeps polished and shiny. The
good thing about mistakes is once we realize we've made them, we have
the choice to move on and not repeat them. Let's move on from this
Edmond's story. Let's actually wipe this story off our websites
and/or add commentary on its chief bogus nature right alongside it
everywhere it appears on them. Edmond's story misses the point.
Let's finally stop missing it as well. As you know, we are running
out of time, and simply have none to waste reinforcing the official
story and drilling the mantra of intelligence errors into the heads of
our friends and people we're trying to reach. So, I urge the 911
truth movement to dump once and for all this small marketing strategy
of revealing the Report as a fraud through the promotion of the
Edmond's story.