Americans continue to fight for 9/11 truth
Nearly a decade after the national tragedy of 9/11, voices still speak loudly saying people of the US are denied the truth.
Like many others, 9/11 truther Frank Agamemnon is in Pennsylvania, attending a two-day conference called ‘Treason in America’.
Hundreds of people traveled from across the country, seeking answers from whistleblowers, military officials, journalists, and engineers. All of whom support a new 9/11 investigation.
“Our government has lied to us about the events of 9/11. And if the truth came out about it, maybe the wars would stop,” Agamemnon says.
The 9/11 truth movement is nothing new. But 24 hours before the event kicks off, the Southern Poverty Law Center released a report on US hate groups. And the largest 9/11 truth organization ‘We are change’ was on the list, cited alongside the Klu Klux Klan.
FBI whistleblower Colleen Rowley went public in 2002, accusing her bosses of failing to act on information pre-9/11.
“The government will use as much fear as possible to disrupt activists and silence the masses. They've done it before. They'll do it again,” Rowley says.
48 hours before the conference, John Bendell – an alleged 9/11 truther opens fire near the pentagon.
ABC news turns its attention to truthers, but only, according to Dylan Avery, the maker of ‘9/11 Loose Change’ movie, to discredit it.
“That reporter doesn't care about us, doesn't care to hear what we have to say. All he wants to do is connect us to a gunman to discredit us. Mainstream media doesn't care,” Avery says.
Richard Gage is the founder of ‘Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth’, which consists of more than 1,100 professionals who say it was not planes that caused three buildings to collapse at the world trade center.
“The buildings were demolished by explosives. More than one thousand architects and engineers are demanding Congress launch a new subpoena powered investigation considering our evidence.”
ABC news did not interview Gage. Author and independent journalist Russ Baker believes the chances are, they never will.
"There is an understood quiet self censorship among the corporate owned power channels. They know the bosses don't want to hear bout it. And they don't want to risk their jobs."
President John F. Kennedy said without debate, without criticism, no administration and no country can succeed. Yet many no longer rely on the politicians to bring transparency.
Instead, Agamemnon says the power for truth is up to the people: “American's need to start caring, reading more, understanding the lies that led us to wars.”