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On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Bernie Sanders Calls for End to Endless War

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/09/11/18th-anniversary-911-bernie-sanders-calls-end-endless-war

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Every time Bernie comes up with TRUTH and INSIGHTS like this I give him a mental standing ovation. What I don’t understand is: Who are the people out there who, instead, sit on their mental asses, disrespect him, and STILL choose identity fucking politics and pure unadulterated BULLSHIT?!

Without this man at this time of our lives The nation is lost!

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Post 9-11, two things became clear:

There are terrorists because terrorism works on willfully ignorant cowards like so many US citizens are.

The MIC will happily cash in on willful ignorance and national cowardice.

Bernie must not shy away from forcefully arguing that we are less safe when we supply reasons for people to hate us. He’s off to a decent start.

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A plot hatched in the medeival kingdom of Saudi Arabia by mainly Saudi citizens destroyed 3000 people, two of the world’s tallest buildings and a chunk of the Pentagon. Crying “never again,” we left the Saudis alone and used Saudi Arabia to invade some other country because that was where the oil was.

Now the United States of America is nearly broke. We’re $22 trillion in debt.

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Bernie is correct yet again, once again. We need to do a 180 from where we are today. The only way we can heal ourselves is to heal others. To extend a helping hand, not turn others away as in the refugees from Dorian. They are but of a small sample all over the globe that we have turned our backs on. Melting down the weapons of war and violence and turning them into plowshares cannot, must not, be a dream. Make it so Bernie.

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Don’t forget the SALE OF WEAPONS to the Saudi assholes, thanks to the (current) corrupt administration!

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Tulsi

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Yes, Karl, this Disguised Global Crony Capitalist EMPIRE because of one of this Empire’s 7 sectors of the Empire — specifically the old OSS researched [William Langer “Our Vichy Gamble”] and redesigned dual-party Vichy facade of faux-democracy from the old and more visible “Rougher-Talking” neocon/war ‘R’ Vichy Party as well as the old dollar-drenched and entrenched “Smoother-Lying” neoliberal-con ‘D’ Vichy Party facade of the effin exact same EMPIRE.

BUT, luckily, we are now at an inflection point in the history of this Empire — after it aborted the Second American attempted “Revolution Against Empire” [Justin du Rivage] in 1968 — that the new, hopeful, and initially only a “Political Revolution” which Bernie launched in ‘16, has now organically developed into this new “democracy party” of a truly new 2020 and fully defined Second American people’s peaceful “Political/economic & social Revolution Against Empire” by firing an essential; loud, public, sustained, ‘in the streets’, but totally non-violent “SHOUT (not shot) heard round the world”.

As Dylan sang, “The times they are a changin” — and maybe the “Times” they are a changin.

The lofty intent of efforts after 9/11 have been turned into a filthy addendum to the Orwell novel, 1984. Endless war against an idea, causing irreparable harm to the war’s participants, as well as to the bystanders. The military/industrial/entertainment complex has done virtually irreparable damage to the United States and increased paranoia almost everywhere else.

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please stop repeating the lie of 911 that 19 men did the deed.

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Always remember the victims of WTC Building 7.

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Anyone else ever notice how the corporate mainstream media seem to milk every possible bit of propaganda out of the 9-11 event without reminding people that the perpetrators were actually Saudi Arabian and that there exists much circumstantial evidence to link Israeli elements with those Saudis?

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What became known simply as “9/11” after the fact had a different operational title earlier … “A New Pearl Harbor.”

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This seems like a good thread, on the perfect day to bring this topic up.
Has anyone here thought about the consequences, if by some small miracle Bernie actually makes it to the WH? The same evil that perpetuated 9/11 will be gunning (pun intended) for him, who’s going to keep him alive? He’ll have a much bigger target on his back then JFK. I’m not trying to be a Debbie Downer, just that it’s something that must be considered.

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Interesting that the independent report on this building came out this week, somewhat different from the NIST one. Basically, it was a controlled demolition. Don’t think it will be reviewed on mainstream media… https://youtu.be/Atv31d1BmLs

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Bernie sounds like he has been listening to Tulsi! 9-11 was an inside job, launching wars to “secure the realm (Israeli realm)” As Christopher Bollyn says “Solving 9/11 stops the wars” Tulsi 2020!

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It’s mind boggling that so many Americans are so ignorant of the basic laws of physics that they were brainwashed, and are still brainwashed, into believing that office fires can melt steel, and in such a uniform, precise way that every support column on every floor was weakened at exactly the same moment as every other support column to cause the buildings to fall in free-fall fashion, within their own footprint, without controlled demolition. And a ragtag team of hijackers who didn’t even know how to fly a 2-seater propeller plane somehow managed to successfully fly commercial jetliners, keep them aloft for up to one hour, and maneuver them expertly to their targets of choice, all the while evading the world’s most advanced air defense system, which just happened to be distracted by engaging in war games on 9/11 that coincidentally enough were very similar to what was actually taking place. And they call truthers the loony ones for entertaining “wacko” conspiracy theories.

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I’m an engineer - though I work with sustainable energy not building structures. I looked into the research. There is strong evidence that the buildings collapsed, the way they did , because of the fires resulting from the planes.

Check out some of these studies:

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Did Elizabeth Warren have any comments?

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I don’t think you’re being a downer, just realistic. It’s a fact that the politicians who are charismatic and liberal in their thinking always wear a target on their backs. The powers-that-be hate and fear them so much that they’re willing to do anything to get rid of them. From Lincoln to JFK to RFK and MLK, liberal-minded leaders have always been a prime target for ultra-conservatives. JFK was not all that liberal at first but after the Cuban Missile Crisis, he was beginning to develop a clandestine friendship with Krushchev and he was talking seriously about getting the U.S. out of Vietnam. The CIA, FBI, the mafia, his militaray advisors, and even many people within his own party hated him. Especially hated is anyone who speaks out against the Military Industrial Complex and American imperialism. They’re viewed as traitors by the establishment and therefore deserving of death as far as they’re concerned.

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