#1059 – Ray McGinnis, Doug Horne

 

  • Ray McGinnis is a Canadian author
  • Ray’s new book Unanswered Questions:
    What the September Eleventh Families Asked and the 9/11 Commission Ignored
    PaperbackKindle
  • How Ray got interested in the 9/11 case
  • Book: Wake-Up Call: The Political Education of a 9/11 Widow by Kristen Breitweiser: HardcoverKindleAudiobook
  • FREE Borrowable EbookWake-Up Call: The Political Education of a 9/11 Widow by Kristen Breitweiser
  • Henry Kissinger was supposed to head the 9/11 commission
  • The 9/11 commission began its investigation on a budget of 3 million USD
  • 80 million USD was spent to investigate the Bill Clinton-Lewisnky affair and whitewater
  • The 9/11 Family Steering Committee’s (FSC) website: www.911independentcommission.org
  • The list of the questions that went unanswered
  • Book: The Terror Timeline by Paul Thompson: Paperback
  • How the FSC came into being
  • FREE Borrowable EbookJFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters by James Douglass
  • 8 of the 19 alleged terrorists were found to be alive AFTER the attacks
  • The Taliban wanted to hand over Bin Laden to the Hague (ICC) if the US produced evidence of his guilt
  • The reluctance of the Bush administration to investigate the 9/11 attacks
  • Video: The collapse of WTC Building 7
  • Video: 9/11: The Toronto Hearings
  • Minutes after the first plane hit the north tower, CIA Director (during 9/11) George Tenet called it a “terrorist attack”
  • And yet, he did not notify the New York Port Authority (PA)
  • “You’re safe in the building. Remain seated, or you could be fired” – PA announcement during the attacks
  • 9/11 Commission vice-chairman Lee Hamilton was a close friend of Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld
  • The conflicts of interests with the chairman Thomas Kean
  • Philip Zelikow was appointed as the executive director of the 9/11 commission by Kean and Hamilton
  • Zelikow wrote the paper on preemptive war against Iraq
  • Zelikow and Ernest May wrote an outline report prior to the first public hearing on Mar 31, 2003
  • Ernest May was the seniour counsel of the 9/11 commission
  • Suspicious trading of “put” options on United Airlines stock before the attacks of 9/11
  • Why was it that the radar wasn’t tracking the aircrafts?
  • Why didn’t NORAD scramble fighter jets to intercept the aircrafts?
  • All civilian aircrafts were grounded after the attacks
  • But an exception was made for the Bin Laden family
  • Richard Clarke said that it was he who recommended that the Bin Laden family be flown out of America
  • Documentary: 9/11 War Games by James Corbett
  • There is no mention of Building 7 (WTC7) in the 9/11 commission report
  • The FSC asked the 9/11 commission to find out about reports of explosions
  • Most first responders were asked to testify before the 9/11 commission
  • Video: 9/11: A Conspiracy Theory (James Corbett)
  • Bush and Cheney testified in secret and they were not under oath
  • 9/11 commission report was inviting Americans to engage in a national relish for fantasy (Benjamin Demott)
  • “We always said if there are conspiracy theories out there then it is the government’s fault because
    they did not ever really explain, or show, or want us to know what happened” – Lorie Van Auken
  • Book: Conspiracy Theory in America by Lance deHaven-Smith: PaperbackHardcoverKindleAudiobook
  • News: Spike Lee Removes Conspiracists From HBO 9/11 Series After Criticism
  • Bush signed a national directive to go to war in Afghanistan on Sept 9th, 2001
  • Documentary: 9/11: Press for Truth
  • Documentary: In Their Own Words: The Untold Stories of the 9/11 Families
  • FREE Download EbookFortunate: A Personal Diary of 9/11 by Janette Mackinlay
  • Here’s a great place to start your 9/11 reading/research
  • Max Cleland resigned from the 9/11 commission in 2003
  • Ray’s Website: www.unansweredquestions.ca
  • Facebook page of the book
  • Ray McGinnis’ twitter profile
  • Part B: Doug Horne; beginning at 1:14:18
  • Doug Horne’s new book The McCollum Memorandum
  • This is the book of the year
  • Len Osanic highly recommends this book
  • Doug’s blog: https://insidethearrb.livejournal.com
  • Operation Northwoods (PDF)
  • Arthur H. McCollum, American naval officer
  • McCollum was the incharge of the Japan desk at the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) in the 1930s
  • After the second world war, McCollum worked for the CIA
  • Hitler’s success in Europe was weakening the colonial empires: The Dutch, The British and the French empires
  • McCollum wrote a policy memorandum about how to handle Japan
  • Japan, Germany and Italy signed the tripartite pact on 27 September 1940
  • FREE Borrowable EbookDay of Deceit by Robert Stinnett
  • The memorandum was intended for President Roosevelt but it wasn’t addressed to him
  • It was addressed to rear admiral Anderson, the head of ONI (McCollum’s boss)
  • This was done so that Roosevelt could have plausible deniability
  • The McCollum Memorandum was declassified in 1994
  • This document talks about the possibility that Japan could take over British possessions in the far east
  • And take over the Indian ocean & join hands with Hitler and Mussolini in the middle east
  • McCollum’s recommendation was to knock out Japan before they can take over British possessions
  • The McCollum Memorandum (PDF)
  • “If by these means Japan could be led to committ an overt act of war, so much the better” – from the McCollum memo
  • The codebreaking efforts in the US and Britain during WW2
  • The Polish codebreakers had cracked the German enigma in the mid 1930s
  • JN-25 = Japanese Navy 25
  • The purple code and the purple machine
  • Every single Japanese intercepted message was decrypted during the duration of the war (after Sep 1940)
  • Roosevelt viewed the world as a global chessboard
  • Hitler would declare war against the US if hostilities broke out between Japan and the US
  • Sepp Dietrich, one of Hitler’s confidants, was a SS commander
  • Roosevelt’s primary foreign policy goal was to get America into the war
  • As soon as Hitler invaded France, Belgium & Holland, FDR asked the Congress to increase defense spending by 500%
  • FDR also wanted a two-ocean navy i.e. he wanted to fight in two oceans at the same time
  • The Congress agreed to do both
  • FDR tried to pursuade the American public that they were no longer safe behind the
    Atlantic and Pacific oceans in the age of the u-boat and long-range airplanes
  • At the time of the pearl harbor attack, 80% of the Americans did not want to fight Germany
  • Roosevelt’s strategy gradually shifted from defense to provocation
  • In Aug 1941, FDR promised Churchill in private to convoy British merchant ships from Canada to Iceland
  • The lend-lease act debates took place over two long months in the Congress
  • The Atlantic charter was an idealistic document of post-war aims
  • The Atlantic charter was a public-relations smokescreen
  • The history of the lend-lease act
  • Britain were broke after World War I and declined to repay American loans
  • The US Congress passed the Johnson act in 1934
  • This act prohibited the US govt from making loans to countries who were at war
  • The neutrality acts were also passed in the 1930s
  • If a country wished to buy American weapons, they would have to pay cash and transport the weapons themselves
  • The British were selling their holdings all over the world as soon as they went to war with Hitler
  • The Brits were discussing cutting a deal with Hitler
  • Video: FDR’s Arsenal of Democracy speech
  • Listen to this amazing 2-hour episode featuring Doug Horne about the Pearl Harbor attack
  • Robert Stinnet interviewed on Black Op Radio; episode 72 (year 2002)
  • Buy the complete Season 3 (2002) of BOR for just $10 here
  • Doug Horne dedicated the book to FDR
  • Hitler was vehemently anti-communist
  • Hitler invades the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941
  • Roosevelt levied the oil embargo on Japan on July 26, 1941 to make sure that they wouldn’t go north
  • The Japanese wanted to avoid the attack on Pearl Harbor if the negotiations with the US were successful
  • FDR didn’t want the negotiations to succeed
  • FDR wanted the Japanese to attack Pearl Harbor
  • On Nov 25 1941, the US Navy issued the ‘Vacant Sea’ order
  • “We were prepared to divert traffic when we believed that war was imminent. We sent the traffic
    down via Torrens Strait, so that the track of the Japanese task force would be clear of any traffic”
    – Admiral Richmond K. Turner, War Plans Officer for US Navy in 1941
  • “The question was how we should maneuver them into the position of firing the first shot
    without allowing too much danger to ourselves” – FDR (from Henry Stimson’s diary)
  • “If hostilities cannot, repeat cannot, be avoided the United States desires that Japan commit the first overt act”
  • On Dec 11, Hitler declared war on America
  • “It (Pearl Harbor) was a pretty cheap price to pay for unifying the country” – Joseph Rochefort

 

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