Bush Flubs it Again
By Peter Meyer
Details and Confirmation of Prior Knowledge
The Theory of the Private TV LinkPaul Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote in a message of 2002-01-07 to the APFN message board:
If we say the CIA was the terrorist who committed the WTC disaster — very likely — then it is also very likely that the CIA would want Bush to have the 'guilty knowledge' of seeing the first tower hit ... via a private TV link prepared by the CIA ...And, indeed, this is the official White House website. And the transcript of Bush's talk, and of the following question-and-answer session, is the official White House transcript. And it includes the following (emphasis and photo added):
... here is the confirmation that President George Bush watched the first plane hit the WTC when no televison cameras were trained on the buildings since nothing had happened yet. This is the second time he has stated this clearly and publicly. The only explanation is that he viewed it on closed circuit television from his limo outside the schoolhouse in Florida before going into the class. The conclusion should be obvious to anyone with a clue. We all knew he wasn't too bright, but to slip up twice on this and for the White House to post it again is almost too much. Maybe they want us to figure it out.
Here is the first time on December 4th, 2001
President Meets with Displaced Workers in Town Hall Meeting
Q One thing, Mr. President, is that you have no idea how much you've done for this country. And another thing is that, how did you feel when you heard about the terrorist attack? (Applause.)So Bush says that he watched on TV the first plane hit the (North) Tower while sitting outside the classroom (actually at 8:45, when the first plane hit, Bush was riding in his limousine to the Booker school). Then (some twenty or so minutes later, after he has arrived at the school) he is informed that a second plane has hit. But, as Paul Walker pointed out, prior to the first impact there was no network TV channel showing the Twin Towers live, so what was Bush watching? It can only have been a private transmission, arranged for Bush's benefit, by people who knew what was about to happen. Either Bush knew what was coming, or he was told to watch the TV transmission (and not go into the classroom until he'd seen what he was supposed to see). Either the President of the United States, or someone closely connected to him, knew that a disaster was about to strike the Twin Towers.
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Jordan. Well, Jordan, you're not going to believe what state I was in when I heard about the terrorist attack. I was in Florida. And my Chief of Staff, Andy Card -- actually, I was in a classroom talking about a reading program that works. I was sitting outside the classroom waiting to go in, and I saw an airplane hit the tower -- the TV was obviously on. And I used to fly, myself, and I said, well, there's one terrible pilot. I said, it must have been a horrible accident.
But I was whisked off there, I didn't have much time to think about it. And I was sitting in the classroom, and Andy Card, my Chief of Staff, who is sitting over here, walked in and said, "A second plane has hit the tower, America is under attack."
And, Jordan, I wasn't sure what to think at first. You know, I grew up in a period of time where the idea of America being under attack never entered my mind -- just like your Daddy's and Mother's mind probably. And I started thinking hard in that very brief period of time about what it meant to be under attack. I knew that when I got all of the facts that we were under attack, there would be hell to pay for attacking America. (Applause.)
Now this is the second time on Jan. 5th 2002:Again an official White House transcript of a talk, with question-and-answer session, by Bush (who shows clearly — for those who can bear to read this in full — that he is without doubt the dumbest person ever to hold high office in the United States of America, and probably the most incompetent in the performance of his duties). This transcript includes the following (emphasis added):
President Holds Town Hall Forum on Economy in California
Q What was the first thing that went through your head when you heard that a plane crashed into the first building?Again Bush recollects that just prior to going in to the classroom he had seen the first plane hit the WTC and that a short time thereafter he is informed that the second plane has hit and that "America is under attack". But rather than perform his duties as President and Commander-in-Chief to protect the nation by immediately calling for further information and considering what needed to be done Bush just sat there for another twenty minutes reflecting in amazement on "what it meant to be under attack" — as if the idea of an attack on America had never occurred to him before — and fantasizing about chasing down the bad guys.
THE PRESIDENT: Yes. Well, I was sitting in a schoolhouse in Florida. I had gone down to tell my little brother what to do, and -- just kidding, Jeb. (Laughter.) And -- it's the mother in me. (Laughter.) Anyway, I was in the midst of learning about a reading program that works. I'm a big believer in basic education, and it starts with making sure every child learns to read. And therefore, we need to focus on the science of reading, not what may feel good or sound good when it comes to teaching children to read. (Applause.) I'm just getting a plug in for my reading initiative.
Anyway, I was sitting there, and my Chief of Staff -- well, first of all, when we walked into the classroom, I had seen this plane fly into the first building. There was a TV set on. And you know, I thought it was pilot error and I was amazed that anybody could make such a terrible mistake. And something was wrong with the plane, or -- anyway, I'm sitting there, listening to the briefing, and Andy Card came and said, "America is under attack."
And in the meantime, this teacher was going on about the curriculum, and I was thinking about what it meant for America to be under attack. It was an amazing thought. But I made up my mind that if America was under attack, we'd get them. (Applause.) I wasn't interested in lawyers, I wasn't interested in a bunch of debate. I was interested in finding out who did it and bringing them to justice. I also knew that they would try to hide, and anybody who provided haven, help, food, would be held accountable by the United States of America. (Applause.)
Anyway, it was an interesting day.
It might be objected that some tourist happened to be filming the North Tower just at the time the first plane crashed into it, and that what Bush saw on TV was a replay of this amateur video. Now there may have been such an amateur video (not to be confused with the amateur video of the second plane hitting the South Tower, which was widely shown). But was there sufficient time for this video to be delivered to some network TV station and broadcast for Bush to see it?
Bush does not say exactly how much time elapsed between his seeing the footage (live or replayed) of the first impact and his being informed by Andy Card about the second impact. He does say:I was sitting outside the classroom waiting to go in, and I saw an airplane hit the tower ... But I was whisked off there, I didn't have much time to think about it. And I was sitting in the classroom, and Andy Card ... walked in and said ...And:... when we walked into the classroom, I had seen this plane fly into the first building. There was a TV set on. ... -- anyway, I'm sitting there, listening to the briefing, and Andy Card came and said ...Eighteen minutes elapsed between the two impacts. Assuming that Chief of Staff Andy Card was informed of the second impact (and informed Bush) within seven minutes of its occurrence then 25 minutes elapsed between the first impact and Bush's being informed of the second impact. It is reasonable to assume 10 to 15 minutes between Bush's seeing the first impact on TV and his being informed of the second impact by Card. This means that, if Bush saw a replay of an amateur video, then 10 to 15 minutes elapsed between the first impact and Bush's seeing it on TV. It is doubtful that anyone who had taken such an amateur video could have informed a network TV station that he had the event on tape and that the TV station could then have obtained the video, prepared it for broadcasting, and broadcast it, all within 10 to 15 minutes.
In fact, as we now know, there was no amateur video of the first impact. The only known footage was taken by a French cameraman who was shooting a documentary about a probationary New York fireman. (This is now known as the Fireman's Video and indicates that the plane which hit the North Tower was not AA Flight 11.)
So what Bush saw was not a replay of an amateur video but was a live transmission conveyed to his limousine by government agents involved in the attack on the World Trade Center.
Paul Walker comments:
"Interesting Day" huh? There is really nothing left to say except that Bush confirms that he had prior knowledge. While it is possible for an average person to forget or jumble the events of an average day, I would say it is impossible for a real president on the most important day of his life to simply confuse the events of that day of Sept 11th over and over. This tells me anyway that he is recalling it as he experienced it, in the sequence he gives. The only problem is that he is flubbing his lines, the story he is supposed to be putting over on the American People. Yes Mr Bush, there will be hell to pay for attacking America.
The Theory of Bush as LiarJared Israel and Francisco Gil-White have suggested that Bush lied when he said that he saw on TV the first plane hit the North Tower.
- The President as Incompetent Liar: Bush's Claim that he Saw TV Footage of 1st Plane Hitting WTC
- Bush Gets Tangled in his 9-11 Lies Part 1: A Strange White House Press Conference...
Bush is certainly a liar, but Jared Israel's claim that Bush lied about seeing the first impact on TV is probably an attempt to get Bush (a Zionist puppet) off the hook by denying that he in fact saw what he says he saw.
In his public appearance in Florida Bush says "I was sitting outside the classroom waiting to go in, and I saw an airplane hit the tower ..." He then realizes his mistake (implicitly mentioning the private broadcast to the TV in his limousine) and tries to cover it with a lie, claiming that what he was viewing was a TV in the schoolhouse, saying "the TV was obviously on", not realizing that there was no network TV broadcast of the first impact. Then in California Bush feels he has to stick to his story so he says "I had seen this plane fly into the first building. There was a TV set on." — still not realizing that there was never any network broadcast on September 11th of the impact of the first plane.
The Theory of Bush as Uninformed PuppetThere is, however, an alternative explanation of events which is more charitable toward Bush. In a message dated 2004-07-19 to 9/11 researchers by someone identified only as "AAUA planes" it was suggested that the impact which Bush claimed to see on TV was not the North Tower Impact, but rather the South Tower impact, and that Bush was not informed of the first impact, and thought that the impact he saw was the first one. Let's examine this hypothesis further
In the extracts from his "Town Hall" meetings quoted above Bush claims to have seen "an airplane hit the tower" but nowhere does he say which tower this was or whether this was the first impact (North Tower) at 8:45 a.m. or the second impact (South Tower) at 9:03 a.m. Bush does say "I had seen this plane fly into the first building" and everyone until now has assumed that he was talking of the first impact, but he may have used the term "first building" because this was the first he knew of either of the impacts.
Another possibility is that he thought of the South Tower as "the first building", since it was the one nearest to the water. Then "the second building" (though he does not use that term) would be the one behind it (looking from the water).
A timeline of Bush's movements on the morning of September 11th is given by Allan Wood and Paul Thompson at An Interesting Day: President Bush's Movements and Actions on 9/11. This web page considers the question of exactly when Bush was informed of the first impact (the North Tower), and says that there is conflicting evidence about this but that definitely Bush was informed before he entered the school, either by telephone in his limousine before arrival at the school (but no first-hand sources for this claim are cited), or by US Navy Captain Deborah Loewer as he emerged from his limousine, or by Condoleezza Rice in a telephone call that Bush took (at the urging of Chief of Staff Andrew Card) after getting out of his limousine but before entering the school.
But what if Bush was not informed during his limousine ride, did not understand what Capt. Loewer had told him, and was not informed by Rice? Then Bush would enter the school not knowing about the North Tower impact. According to several published reports he arrived at the school shortly before 9 a.m., but did not go directly into the classroom (Bush says "I was sitting outside the classroom waiting to go in ..."). If Bush did not enter the classroom until 9:04 a.m. then it is likely that (assuming there was a TV set visible) he would have seen the South Tower impact, which occurred at 9:03 a.m. Bush says: "But I was whisked off there, I didn't have much time to think about it."
In the Wood/Thompson web page we read:Shortly after his call with National Security Advisor Rice, Bush entered Sandra Kay Daniels's second-grade class ... The event was to begin precisely at 9:00, but the call pushed it back to about 9:03.
The children were getting their books from under their seats to read a story together when [Andrew] Card came in ... Accounts vary as to when Card gave Bush the news. ... ABC News reporter Ann Compton, who was in the room, said she was surprised by the interruption and "wrote [the time] down in my reporter's notebook, by my watch, 9:07 a.m."
It is generally assumed that at this time (i) Bush already knew about the first (North Tower) impact and (ii) Card informed Bush that a second impact (South Tower) had just occurred. But according to the hypothesis put forward by "AAUA planes" Bush had seen the South Tower impact on TV at 9:03 a.m. just before going into the classroom but was not aware that there there had been a previous impact, since he had not been informed by his advisors and had not understood attempts by people to tell him.
As regards (ii), we do not know what Card whispered into the ear of Bush, but according to Bush (in his first Town Hall meeting) Card said: "A second plane has hit the tower, America is under attack." If Bush had seen the South Tower impact before entering the classroom, but was ignorant of the (prior) North Tower impact, then Bush would assume that there was a second hit after the one he had just seen (thus two planes striking one or both of the towers between 9:03 and 9:07 — nothing impossible about this, though it didn't happen).
According to this hypothesis Bush was little more than a puppet in these proceedings, kept in the dark until both towers had been hit. He did not see a private-feed video of the first (North Tower) impact, while riding in his limousine, arranged by the CIA (he was not considered important enough for this to happen). Although others were informed by phone during the time of this limousine ride, no-one told Bush. Condoleeza Rice did not inform him during their phone conversation at around 9 a.m. (indeed, the purpose of this call by Rice may have been to verify that Bush was indeed at the school and was about to enter the classroom). It was intended that Bush would already be in the classroom when the South Tower was hit, but there was some delay, perhaps because Ms Daniels was preparing the students, and Bush was still waiting outside at 9:03 a.m. but was immediately whisked away after the South Tower impact appeared on TV. Then when the 9/11 perps had confirmed that the attacks on the Twin Towers had gone according to plan Bush was told (by Andrew Card) that "America is under attack" and would Bush please provide an appropriately warlike response to the media in ten minutes.
The only objection to this explanation of events offered here is that it requires Bush to be waiting in a room (outside the classroom) with a TV showing huge amounts of smoke issuing from the North Tower, but without his paying any attention to it (perhaps he was absorbed in thinking about something that Condi had just told him). But if Bush was waiting not in a room with a TV, but rather in the corridor, with the TV in an adjacent room, then perhaps he got a look at it only as he was passing the room on his way to the classroom at 9:03 a.m.
This theory does not imply that Bush was unaware of the preparations for 9/11, or that he lacked "prior knowledge" (if there is proof of this, e.g., a video of Bush being prepared, then it is probably in the hands of Mossad), but suggests that he was not informed in advance as to exactly which day the attacks were to occur. (Perhaps he was informed, by his National Security Advisor, only after the 9/11 operation had already begun.) Like Timothy McVeigh Bush may have been seen by the planners of 9/11 as a useful idiot, and one does not invite idiots to participate in the planning of operations which must be carried out with care and precision to succeed. One tells them only enough about what is going to happen to ensure that this knowledge can be used later to frame them or to control them.
George W. Bush is indeed a mere puppet, told by his controllers where to go and what to do and say, barely able to read his script, and unable to hold in mind more than one idea at a time (the idea most usually held being, of course, "terrorism", quickly reduced to the simpler and vaguer idea of "terror").
Bush did not attain the office of President of the United States by legitimate means. He is a usurper. He was not elected in accord with a complete count of votes cast, and many who would have voted for his opponent were prevented from voting. He was installed in office by a corrupt majority of the U.S. Supreme Court. In brief, his Presidency has no legitimacy. (And, by the way, this implies that all legislation and executive orders signed by Bush, including the USA PATRIOT Act, and the creation of the Dept. of Homeland Security, are invalid and illegitimate, null and void, since legislation by Congress and executive orders become law only upon the signature of a properly elected President, and Bush came to power by means of a coup d'etat.)
Moreover his mental shallowness is breathtaking. His mind is an intellectual vacuum. He insults the American people by pretending that it is enough to be folksy, and to smile a lot except when he is acting the comic book role of the Texas gunslinger determined to track down the bad guys, while behind the façade of folksiness the top officers of his administration ravage the civil rights of the American people and cement the framework for a global police state.
On December 18, 2000, Bush said (apparently jokingly, but you can be sure he meant it): "If this was a dictatorship it would be a heck of a lot easier; just so long as I was the dictator." As a consequence of the events of September 11, 2001, the United States is well on the way toward a military dictatorship (if not quite there yet), but unfortunately for George his handlers won't ever let him be dictator (or even pretend to be), since he flubs his lines far too often and cannot utter a single sentence without making it obvious that he is the dumbest person ever to occupy the Oval Office.
But in some ways Bush is cunning. It can even be argued plausibly that Bush isn't a moron, he's a cunning sociopath.
To install a malevolent idiot who happens to be also a psychopath as the commander-in-chief of the world's most powerful military force is surely asking for trouble. But when Bush declared at a press conference in early August 2002, speaking of his intention to attack Iraq, "We owe it to the future of civilization ..." it became abundantly obvious that he is not only malevolent and an idiot, he is completely off his rocker. A total fruitcake. America finally has as President a certifiable lunatic.
Listening to Bush speak engenders a feeling of unreality. There is a disconnect between his words and that of which he is supposed to be speaking. While talking of weighty geopolitical issues he strikes postures and glibly utters such comic book phrases as: "Mark my words, we're gonna get 'im, dead or alive!" What he says does not address the issue because he is so out of touch with reality that he cannot understand what he is talking about. Instead he treats the American people as if they were children watching TV cartoons on a Saturday morning, pretending that he is the noble upholder of right valiantly fighting the forces of evil. He adopts an air of serious concern when talking of the corporate executives (known and yet to be discovered) who have swindled Americans out of their savings and pensions, as if a show of sternness would be enough to cause these misbehaving executives to behave properly in future, ignoring the fact that not only has cooking the books been common among America's large corporations for many years but also is standard practice in the accounting systems of the U.S. government itself. In short, he attempts to fool the American people, treating them with contempt, assuming that they are too stupid to see through his attempts to deceive them.
George W. Bush is a cynical, hypocritical bare-faced liar and a disgrace to America, as the rest of the world has long seen clearly, and even more so since the start of the Iraq War. The accusations that he made against Saddam Hussein in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq were all true of himself. Bush is a traitor, for not only has he been been party to an "attack upon America" which killed about 3000 Americans but he has conspired to deprive the citizens of the United States of their rights as enshrined in the U.S. Constitution (which he swore to defend on taking, spuriously, the oath of office of the Presidency) and to establish a de facto military dictatorship over the country of his birth. Accordingly he should be impeached as a traitor and removed from office. Following removal he should be tried in a criminal court for treason and after conviction either be jailed for life or be executed by hanging or firing squad, which is no less than what he deserves for his cynical betrayal of the American people.
George W. Bush is a great fan of executions. He presided over 152 of them during his six years as Governor of Texas.
"George W. Bush knew that he was not going to reprieve Karla Faye Tucker. He could have told her that the day before," Mauro explained. "He could have told her a week before. But he waited until the six o'clock prime time news, knowing she was strapped to a gurney still having hope about her life, and he grandstanded on her." Bush went further when he joked about Karla Faye Tucker's desperate plea for life, which had been aired on Larry King Live. During an interview with Talk Magazine, Bush mocked Karla Faye, whimpering "Please, don't kill me" in an imitation of her voice [see "Devil May Care" by Tucker Carlson, Talk Magazine, September 1999, p. 106]. — Who Is George W. Bush?
GOP presidential candidate Gary Bauer, himself an evangelical Christian: "I think it is nothing short of unbelievable that the governor of a major state running for president thought it was acceptable to mock a woman he decided to put to death." — Wayne Madsen, Bush's "Christian" Blood Cult: Concerns Raised by the Vatican
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