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9/11: Kevin Ryans lettter on WTC Collapse

some very revealing ideas
by Kevin Ryan
Underwriters Laboratories
Thursday, Nov 11, 2004


The following letter was sent today by Kevin Ryan of Underwriters Laboratories to Frank Gayle of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Underwriters Laboratories is the company that certified the steel componets used in the constuction of the World Trade Center towers. The information in this letter is of great importance.

Dr. Gayle,

Having recently reviewed your team's report of 10/19/04, I felt the need to contact you directly.

As I'm sure you know, the company I work for certified the steel components used in the construction of the WTC buildings. In requesting information from both our CEO and Fire Protection business manager last year, I learned that they did not agree on the essential aspects of the story, except for one thing - that the samples we certified met all requirements. They suggested we all be patient and understand that UL was working with your team, and that tests would continue through this year. I'm aware of UL's attempts to help, including performing tests on models of the floor assemblies. But the results of these tests appear to indicate that the buildings should have easily withstood the thermal stress caused by pools of burning jet fuel.

There continues to be a number of "experts" making public claims about how the WTC buildings fell. One such person, Dr. Hyman Brown from the WTC construction crew, claims that the buildings collapsed due to fires at 2000F melting the steel (1). He states "What caused the building to collapse is the airplane fuel... burning at 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. The steel in that five-floor area melts." Additionally, the newspaper that quotes him says "Just-released preliminary findings from a National Institute of Standards and Technology study of the World Trade Center collapse support Brown's theory."

We know that the steel components were certified to ASTM E119. The time temperature curves for this standard require the samples to be exposed to temperatures around 2000F for several hours. And as we all agree, the steel applied met those specifications. Additionally, I think we can all agree that even un-fireproofed steel will not melt until reaching red-hot temperatures of nearly 3000F (2). Why Dr. Brown would imply that 2000F would melt the high-grade steel used in those buildings makes no sense at all.

The results of your recently published metallurgical tests seem to clear things up (3), and support your team's August 2003 update as detailed by the Associated Press (4), in which you were ready to "rule out weak steel as a contributing factor in the collapse." The evaluation of paint deformation and spheroidization seem very straightforward, and you noted that the samples available were adequate for the investigation. Your comments suggest that the steel was probably exposed to temperatures of only about 500F (250C), which is what one might expect from a thermodynamic analysis of the situation.

However the summary of the new NIST report seems to ignore your findings, as it suggests that these low temperatures caused exposed bits of the building's steel core to "soften and buckle." (5) Additionally this summary states that the perimeter columns softened, yet your findings make clear that "most perimeter panels (157 of 160) saw no temperature above 250C." To soften steel for the purposes of forging, normally temperatures need to be above1100C (6). However, this new summary report suggests that much lower temperatures were be able to not only soften the steel in a matter of minutes, but lead to rapid structural collapse.

This story just does not add up. If steel from those buildings did soften or melt, I'm sure we can all agree that this was certainly not due to jet fuel fires of any kind, let alone the briefly burning fires in those towers. That fact should be of great concern to all Americans. Alternatively, the contention that this steel did fail at temperatures around 250C suggests that the majority of deaths on 9/11 were due to a safety-related failure. That suggestion should be of great concern to my company.

There is no question that the events of 9/11 are the emotional driving force behind the War on Terror. And the issue of the WTC collapse is at the crux of the story of 9/11. My feeling is that your metallurgical tests are at the crux of the crux of the crux. Either you can make sense of what really happened to those buildings, and communicate this quickly, or we all face the same destruction and despair that come from global decisions based on disinformation and "chatter".

Thanks for your efforts to determine what happened on that day. You may know that there are a number of other current and former government employees that have risked a great deal to help us to know the truth. I've copied one of these people on this message as a sign of respect and support. I believe your work could also be a nucleus of fact around which the truth, and thereby global peace and justice, can grow again. Please do what you can to quickly eliminate the confusion regarding the ability of jet fuel fires to soften or melt structural steel.

1.  http://www.boulderweekly.com/archive/102104/coverstory.html 2. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 61st edition, pg D-187 3.  http://wtc.nist.gov/media/P3MechanicalandMetAnalysisofSteel.pdf 4.  http://www.voicesofsept11.org/archive/911ic/082703.php 5.  http://wtc.nist.gov/media/NCSTACWTCStatusFINAL101904WEB2.pdf (pg 11) 6.  http://www.forging.org/FIERF/pdf/ffaaMacSleyne.pdf

Kevin Ryan

 http://www.septembereleventh.org/newsarchive/2004-11-11-ryan.php
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911 Dirty Little secrets 05.Jul.2005 10:43

Jon Carlson

Dirty Little 9/11
Secrets Exposed
By Jon Carlson
 carlson.jon@att.net
6-18-5

It is not common knowledge that Hustler Publisher Larry Flynt has done more to protect the First Admendment than the NY Times. In his recent fascinating book, Sex, Lies, and Politics (www.amazon.com), he mentioned that the Times refused to join the fight to save the First Admendment until it reached the Supreme Court. With the NY Times coverups of 9/ll, Iraq War lies, alleged Bush debate cheating
 http://www.fair.org/index.php?page=2012
just for starters, they apparently didn't know Larry won. Michelle Malkin reports on the Times in a RENSE article
 http://www.rense.com/general39/nytimes.htm
Larry Flynt's real forte is investigative journalism. Recently Amy Goodman asked Larry Flynt about his claim Hustler investigators found Bush paid for the abortion of a woman in the 70's when abortion was murder.
 http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/08/03/1359257
Recently Larry Flynt brought to light damaging evidence on John Bolton, Bush's nominee for the UN ambassadorship.

 http://rawstory.com/exclusives/byrne/larry_flynt_bolton_511

Mr. Flynt continued, "The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations must be free of any potential source of disrepute or blackmail."
In the current issue of Hustler Magazine Larry Flynt is again trying to save the country. He sent investigators Carolyn Sinclair and Bruce David to pry 9/11 secrets out of 9/11 expert, David Griffin. Here is the front page ARTICLE SCAN:
 http://www.total911.info/2005/06/flynts-hustler-runs-911-truth-expose.html
David Griffin has also mastered the 911 Commission Report finding 115 Failures:

 http://lawnorder.dailykos.com/storyonly/2005/5/23/15739/0408
David Griffin explained the political reason for 9/11 by citing a 2000 study from a group composed of Cheney, Wolfowitz, Rumsfeld, and others in the Bush Administration that were attempting to keep the Military-Industrial Complex sucking the lifeblood out of the American taxpayer:
"Since the Cold War is over, the report said, we don't have that excuse to keep military spending up. Many were talking about cutbacks on defense, i.e. Military spending. Americans won't be willing to pony up money for defense unless there's an event that makes them feel insecure and threatened by external forces. Therefore, according to the report, any transformation of military affairs will go rather slowly, "absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event like a New Pearl Harbor".
Larry, Carolyn, Bruce, and David have a litany of 9/11 secrets for readers (Internation circulation at newstands now, a collector's item, great photos). Did you know Bush had a pre-scheduled national newscast at 9:30 on 9/11 to announce, what even the FBI didn't know, that terrorists were behind 9/11. Read the RENSE article, 911 CNN Reports Boeing 737s Struck WTC,
 http://www.rense.com/general65/911h.htm
for the full story but a pre-scheduled national newscast to announce 9/11 is proof of foreknowledge of 9/11.
Here is another dirty little secret: David Griffin points out that DOT Secretary Norman Mineta, in his own testimony before the 911 Commission, arrived at the Presidential Emergency Operation Center in the White House at 9:20 and Cheney and others had been there for some time. The WTC crashes were at 8:45 and 9:02 and the Pentagon aircraft crash at 9:40. David Griffin points out that the 9/11 Commission ignores that evidence (that Cheney was in the PEOC bright and early) and says Cheney didn't get there until almost 10 a.m. In fact, the story is the Secret Service dragged Chaney to the Operation Center.
The Norman Mineta testimony,
 http://www.9-11commission.gov/archive/hearing2
/9-11Commission_Hearing_2003-05-23.htm#panel_one
adds to the solution of the Pentagon saga. Previously in his dynamite video, Treason, Inc (Order  http://www.hillsenatenow.org/) Craig Hill reported that Norman Mineta witnessed an order from Chaney (probably from Bush) that no preventive action was to be taken against the Pentagon aircraft alleged to be Flight 77 including obviously warning the occupants of the Pentagon.
Some readers of his testimony believe that Norman Mineta witnessed a shootdown order which doesn't make sense. Anyway, in the same panel of the 911 Commission Larry Arnold clarified the matter supporting Craig's interpretation.
MAJOR GENERAL LARRY ARNOLD: That is correct. In fact, the American Airlines 77, if we were to have arrived overhead at that particular point, I don't think that we would have shot that aircraft down.
MR. HAMILTON: Because?
GEN. ARNOLD: Well, we had not been given authority --
MR. HAMILTON: You didn't have authority at that point.
The RENSE article, CBC 911 Video Secrets Revealed
 http://www.rense.com/general65/911b.htm
highlighted video captures of the Boeing 737 that struck the South Tower and the helicopter operating as a remote control station above the South Tower before, during, and after the ST crash. In addition, the CBC video caught Bush dressed in a gown giving a speech before a Yale audience. He said if you graduate from Yale you are made a President. If you flunk out of Yale you are made a Vice-president. CBC added that Cheney flunked out of Yale TWICE. Discover The Yale Education of a President:
 http://www.americanpolitics.com/bushtranscript.html
One source quoted Richard Nixon as saying Yalie Bush I was not very smart but he was someone you appointed to governmental positions.

 http://www.exilemm.com/e-sub-rockefeller.shtml
John Kerry also 'graduated' from Yale. No more needs to be said.
With Yalie John Kerry having left his courage in Vietnam a Harvard grad, Edward Kennedy, gets it right on the Iraq War but gets it wrong on 9/11:
"The contents of the Downing Street Minutes confirm that the Bush Administration was determined to go to war in Iraq, regardless of whether there was any credible justification for doing so. The Administration distorted and misrepresented the intelligence in its attempt to link Saddam Hussein with the terrorists of 9/11 and Osama bin Laden, and with weapons of mass destruction that Iraq did not have.
 http://rawstory.com/news/2005/Kennedy_speaks_out_on_Downing_
Street_Memo_Twisted_intelligence_Distorted_f_0607.html
In 1962 his brother, JFK, packed off to another country the author of the Operations Northwoods document, the blueprint for 9/11 and the Iraq War invasion..
 http://www.assassinationscience.com/onorigins.html
This time around Teddy just lets it slide.

The original Operations Northwoods document can be found at:
 http://cryptome.quintessenz.org/mirror/jcs-corrupt.htm
Dirty little secrets include napalm to enhence explosions like at the WTC, drones, substitute aircraft, domestic terror (Washington is mentioned!), bogus passenger lists, funerals for fake named people, manufactured incidents to put the blame on Cuba (In this document. However, substitute Iraq for better understanding.).
a. Incidents to establish a credible attack (not in chronological order):
(1) start rumors (many). Use clandestine radio.
(2) Land friendly Cubans in uniform "over-the-fence" to stage attack on base.
(3) Capture Cuban (friendly) saboteurs inside the base.
(4) Start riots near the base main gate (friendly Cubans).
(5) Blow up ammunition inside the base; start fires.
(6) Burn aircraft on air base (sabotage).
(7) Lob mortar shells from outside of base into base. Some damage to installations.
(8) capture assault teams approaching from the sea or vicinity of Guantanamo City.
(9) Capture militia group which storms the base.
(10) Sabotage ship in harbor; large fires -- napthalene.
(11) Sink ship near harbor entrance. Conduct funerals for mock-victims (may be lieu of
FINALLY, Norman Mineta explains how the NE airspace was shut down.
"The FAA began to restrict air travel in the Northeast United States by a combination of actions which included sterilizing air space in certain regions and at various airports, and ultimately a nationwide ground stop of all aircraft for all locations, regardless of destination." NOW HOW DID THEY KNOW TERRORISTS WERE ONLY IN THE NORTHEAST?
At approximately 9:45 a.m., I gave the FAA the final order for all civil aircraft to land at the nearest airport as soon as possible. It was the first shutdown of civil aviation in the history of the United States. DOES THAT MEAN THE WHITE JET SEEN AT ALL 9/11 LOCATIONS WAS A MILITARY AIRCRAFT?
He also testified that terrorism (wasn't) high on the list of priorities (of his department). No plan for Northwoods type domestic terror apparently. More secrets: FAA boss Jane Garvey testified that box cutters were not used on 9/11 and no air games or exercises were being conducted on 9/11.
SHOWTIME: The 'military' white jet hits NYC for the 3rd Time on 9/11. The 9/11 White Jet Timeline can be found in the RENSE article, 911 CNN Reports Boeing 737s Struck WTC,
 http://www.rense.com/general65/911h.htm.
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NOTICE that the white jet used the smoke plume to sneak into position over the NT where it sets off cutter charges by remote control to start the demolition of the North Tower and then sped off possibly to the aircraft carrier George Washington anchored off Long Island on 9/11.

 http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2001/09/11/military-navy-deployment.htm


In the RENSE article, On 9/11 An Ill Wind Blew to Booker School
 http://www.rense.com/general63/wte.htm
it was explained that the plotters had to wait for a NW wind day so the smoke plume from the NT would blow over the ST to hide the helicopter operating as a remote control station. The NW wind day forecast came on September 6th setting off a chain of last minute preparations with many Fed Govt employee hitting the road: Bush II to Florida, Greenspan to Switzerland, Powell to Mexico. Even Bush I tried to claim he was out of town on 9/11 in Milwaukee of all places. See the 9/11 Nutshell Timeline for that story in the above RENSE article. Why would Bush I be in the WH on 9/11 when Bush II left for Florida on 9/10. Even Blair made DC on September 21th. to talk about the Iraq War.
 http://www.rense.com/general51/blair.htm

























DON'T MISS:
2008 Presidential Candidate Karl Schwarz Latest Message Exposing 9/11:
 http://www.karlschwarz.com/absentia.html
Paul Craig Roberts latest article:
Washington Is the Source of Terror
 http://www.antiwar.com/roberts/?articleid=6185
Hollywood-like Fake Smoke Made 9/11
 http://www.rense.com/general65/911mir.htm
WTC 7 Smoke & Mirrors On 9/11
 http://www.rense.com/general65/911m.htm

CBC 9/11 Video Secrets Revealed
 http://www.rense.com/general65/911b.htm

911 CNN Reports Boeing 737s Struck WTC
 http://www.rense.com/general65/911h.htm
Sneak Preview - 911 Pentagon Tapes
 http://www.rense.com/general64/911et.htm
The Rest Of The 9/11 Street Engine Story
 http://www.rense.com/general64/wth.htm
NYC Photos, Flight 93 Witnesses Identify 9/11 White Jet
 http://www.rense.com/general64/white.htm
On 9/11 An Ill Wind Blew to Booker School
 http://www.rense.com/general63/wte.htm
WTC Jet Engine Confirmed NOT From Boeing 767
 http://www.rense.com/general63/wtcc.htm
Second 911 Remote Control Antenna Verified
 http://www.rense.com/general63/secnd.htm
Avionics Expert-A 911 Remote Control Lesson for PM
 http://www.rense.com/general63/remo.htm
WTC Cutter Charges Clearly Visible
 http://www.rense.com/general63/cutt.htm
Real 911 Science For PM - The ST Airliner Photo
 http://www.rense.com/general63/st.htm
PM Claims Landing Gear Made Pentagon 12 Foot Hole
 http://www.rense.com/general63/pmm.htm
PM Missed NASA 911-type Airliner Crash 20 Years Ago
 http://www.rense.com/general63/pm.htm
Is Popular Mechanics Hiding 911 NYC Engine In Street Photo?
 http://www.rense.com/general63/hiding.htm
Missing Pentagon Jet Engine Identified?
 http://www.rense.com/general63/ident.htm
Missing Pentagon Unobstructed Citgo Videos
 http://www.rense.com/general63/unob.htm




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