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Politico - Ron Paul: US 'Triggered' 9-11 Event

By JAMES ARKIN | 9/11/13

Ron Paul posted a message on Facebook on Wednesday calling the September 11 terrorist attacks “blowback for decades of US intervention in the Middle East.”

“We’re supposed to believe that the perpetrators of 9/11 hated us for our freedom and goodness,” Paul wrote on the 12th anniversary of the attacks. “In fact, that crime was blowback for decades of US intervention in the Middle East. And the last thing we needed was the government’s response: more wars, a stepped-up police and surveillance state, and drones.”

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Not too much inexplicable about it.

"they did actually inexplicably disintegrate and no one can prove why."

Pretty clear they were blown up. The only inexplicable thing is, why this is being suppressed, and that's not really inexplicable, either.

Not too much is inexplicable here. Just sad, scary, horrible, and atrocious.

Tricky

Deceiving title to the article. They are clearly trying make it look like Ron is a conspiracy nut... but the article is on point.

Notice he doesn't spout 9/11

Notice he doesn't spout 9/11 Truth because he has 100 other things he can talk about to promote the cause of liberty with absolute facts he can easily point to. Many at this site would do well to actually follow his lead instead of creating an uphill battle for the rest of us. Win the liberty war first, then the truth will come out.

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notice

how irritated you get when someone else
mentions 9-11?

setting your expectations to high,can cause depressiuon

do you think ben swann is hurting you???

he isn't scared to talk about 9/11.

also, you can't have liberty without the truth and you will never attain it without the truth.

get jesse out of there

jesse benton doesn't deserve to be in the same picture as Ron Paul

Nor does Doug Wead

That guys is a fraud, trying to scam people with some product pyramid scheme.

Re: Doug Weed?

If you ever had a question for Doug Weed. Now is probably the best time to get it answered now that he's not so busy with campaigning and has slipped out of the spotlight.

Ron Paul is absolutely right

Ron Paul is absolutely right but it seems all we got out of 9/11 is that we haven't been attacking the Middle East enough! Sometimes reactions contradict logic.

Ron has always used this

Ron has always used this argument; Blowback. You will not hear him say the governments story is a lie and the Buildings came down due to Controlled Demolition.
I guess that is a fight he is not ready to take on. I guess he feels he can damage them enough on the Blowback issue alone. (Which he has!)

Boo This Man

Their is no "governments story" you sick piece of sh*t. What actually happened in NYC is that planes hit the WTC towers and they collapsed. It is an absolute truth. To think otherwise is to ignore all reason and logic.

To think otherwise is to reject the MSM propaganda.

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Free includes debt-free!

yeeeeaaahhh,

and maybe a few other details too.

oh, and no plane hit wtc7...

^

That is a dumb thing to say.

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I don't get it

How is he a sick peace of sh*t for beleiving our government lied about 9/11? Seriously, how is that such a horrible thing to say? Cause our government doesn't lie or murder people?

Because none of us can actually prove controlled demolition

Yet even the 9/11 Commission admits to the concept of Blowback as a possible motivation for the crime they've tried to pin on dissent against America. At least that is a logical metric Paul can work from. He does in fact use it quite effectively in getting at some truth where it presents itself.

It is pretty safe to say that had not the towers inexplicably disintegrated, the world would be a much different place but the practical reality is that they did actually inexplicably disintegrate and no one can prove why.

Had not the towers inexplicably disintegrated, hundreds of people would have died and as was the case when hundreds of people died in bombings that took place at US embassies in Africa,the US public would have pretty much let out the same kind of collective yawn...maybe, just maybe, since it wasn't the first time the explanation was given that the attacks were motivated by the US refusing to stop protecting the Saudi Royal Family from internal dissent while using Saudi land to orchestrate the bombing and killing of hundreds of thousands of Iraqi children during a time of supposed cease-fire while also supporting Israel in killing of innocent Palestinians at that time, people might have started a debate as to whether or not we should maybe rethink US foreign policy. Instead the towers inexplicably disintegrated and most people were psychologically traumatized and left unable to carry on a rational debate regarding US foreign policy.

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

Ron Paul doesn't lie to make political points.

He's stated very plainly, even as recently as yesterday, that he believes it was blowback. Look at his comments in the debate, and interviews about it afterward. That's been his consistent position all along.

There's no way of knowing for sure

We all know that saying "9/11 was an inside job" is political suicide (at least for now). RP couldn't say those words or anything like them without decimating his political campaigns and anything else to which his name is attached. He's more cunning (in a good way) than most people give him credit for, imo. RP is an intelligent man who researches every important issue. Some of his best friends are truthers and there's no way he hasn't been exposed to Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, which leads me to believe that he, at the very least, questions the official story of what happened and how. Saying that it was blowback is a (relatively) safe, logical, effective (and cunning!) way of pushing back against TPTB. To insinuate that RP is a 9/11 Truth denier is an insult to his intelligence. I think he's just playing it smart.

With Ron Paul I think we do know for sure

Ron Paul just doesn't lie. He knows how to say "We're told that ..." in order to eviscerate some official story without endorsing it, he's certainly cunning in that way, but he didn't do that in all the times he talked about 9/11 as an example of blowback.

He talks about how neocons say that terrorists are motivated because they hate our freedoms, but you don't see terrorists from Iran attacking us, instead fourteen of the nineteen were from Saudi Arabia and motivated by our occupation and our puppet government there.
http://www.ronpaul.com/2011-09-14/ron-paul-explains-reasons-...
This is his case for blowback. If he's lying about believing this he's not only lying about that, he's building his case for blowback on something he believes to be a lie. That's not Ron Paul.

This doesn't make him a "truth denier." He says that WTC 7 is suspicious. He says he doesn't accept the 9/11 investigation. He says they're hiding things from us.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAdN6FZOsVI

He says the report was basically a coverup:
http://www.dailypaul.com/78540/ron-paul-says-9-11-investigat...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWIs-B7w-kY&feature=channel
Starting around 3:50, and around 4:30 he gives a specific example of something that he thinks should have been investigated but wasn't.

Hard to call the supporters

Hard to call the supporters of the GOP proponents of limited government when they defend the state so much.

Southern Agrarian

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Thank God the steel that makes up Ron Paul's backbone

hasn't melted.

How about that steel in the World Trade Center that did melt

(like "in a foundry" and "like lava," witnesses said) even though, according to engineers, that would be impossible from the heat of burning jet fuel and an office fire?

And how about that steel in the third tower, WTC 7, that just - POOF! - collapsed at freefall speed, another impossibility short of a controlled demolition?

9-11 wasn't blowback perpetrated by Saudi-national terrorists AND ALSO sabotage with some degree of complicity from within. I'm sorry Ron Paul didn't call for a new investigation.

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