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Reply to Tony Lee "9/11: Fact or Fiction?"

Bill McGaughey

January 15, 2014

Category: Society > Government and Politics

I agree with Tony Lee in this matter. It starts with the destruction of the twin towers which we have all seen on videotape. Never in the history of the world has a tall building collapsed like this that was not the result of controlled demolitions. It happened three times on 9/11.

The architect of the Twin Towers — Minoru Yamasaki — died in the 1980s and the 9/11 attacks occurred in 2001. So how could he be quoted to the effect that the buildings needed their external ribs to continue standing? Perhaps it was one of Yamasaki’s assistants.

Steel melts at a temperature 1000 degrees hotter than what jet-fuel fires can produce. The point is, however, that the base of each tower was totally obliterated, permitting a sudden free fall of materials from above. First responders heard a series of explosions right before the towers collapsed. If it was not a conspiracy, why were the nation’s air defenses strangely disabled on that day?

If Tony Lee is right (as I think he is), the 9/11 attacks are one of the most significant political events in our lifetime — a puzzle that remains unsolved. It is therefore an appropriate topic of discussion in this forum. Right or wrong, Lee has an open mind. This should not be cause for ad hominem attacks.

It is not a virtue to give the government sheep-like allegiance. The American people can survive further disclosure of its questionable activities. But I don’t think we can solve the case of the 9/11 attacks at a 50th college-class reunion.