Jul 112014
 

Last week we took the first giant step toward requiring the City of New York to investigate the collapse of WTC 7 as well as any future high-rise collapses.

We submitted over 67,000 petition signatures, more than double the requisite 30,000 signatures, thanks to you and your generous support.

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Bob McIlvaine, Ted Walter and 67,192 petition signatures.

Now, with all eyes on us including Mayor De Blasio and the New York City Council, the next step is to submit another petition with at least 33,000 signatures that will ensure our initiative is placed on the November 4, 2014 ballot. Already the Mayor and the City Council Speaker are moving to have the City Council vote down our proposal so that it does not appear before the voters. But we can override their veto by submitting the second petition on September 4th.

After three days of gathering signatures for the second petition, we have amassed nearly 5,000 signatures. But we cannot go any further until we raise more funds and reach our ultimate fundraising goal of $250,000 by July 25th. Right now we are $57,000 away from that goal.

It’s Now or Never and You Decide

This is a now-or-never moment for what may be our best opportunity ever to bring about a new investigation into the collapse of WTC 7 and spark unprecedented public dialogue. We are asking you to dig deep, particularly those who have not yet contributed, and also help spread the word to everyone you know. Thousands of donations and months of hard work have paved the way for you to make the difference at the time when it matters most. That time is now.

Please go to HighRiseSafetyNYC.org today and give what you can.

If we are all in this together, we can reach our goal quickly and carry this campaign forward to success.

In gratitude,

Bob McIlvaine, Father of Bobby McIlvaine

Ted Walter, High-Rise Safety Initiative Director

Earlier today Mayor De Blasio was asked about the High-Rise Safety Initiative. Read the Crain‘s article to find out what he had to say.

This morning the New York Post published their second article about the campaign – this one focused solely on our submission of 67,000 signatures and the process going forward. Read the article here.

The Gothamist followed up with its own article, quoting 9/11 family member Valerie Lucznikowska and featuring our official campaign video. Read it here.

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May 272014
 

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Catherine Montano lost her son Craig on 9/11. She states here that from the beginning she never believed the official story. This is her testimony.
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May 112014
 

9/11 remains returned to World Trade Centre site

Published: 6:31AM Sunday May 11, 2014 Source: AP

http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/unidentified-remains-returned-trade-centre-site-video-5968703

The unidentified remains of those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack returned to the World Trade Centre site in a solemn procession on a foggy Saturday morning.

The remains left the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Manhattan’s East Side shortly before 7 a.m. in three city vehicles. They were accompanied by police and fire department vehicles with lights flashing but no sirens.

Construction workers paused as the motorcade passed, and about 10 fire-fighters stood in the cool breeze saluting the vehicles as they arrived. The remains will be transferred to a repository 21 metres underground in the same building as the National September 11 Memorial Museum.

Like many decisions involving the site of the worst terrorist attack in the U.S., the disposition of the unidentified remains has been contentious.

A group of victims’ family members who say the remains should be stored in an above-ground monument separate from the museum protested the procession. About a dozen wore black bands over their mouths at the site Saturday.

“It’s horrible. I am so angry. I am so angry. I am outraged,” said Sally Regenhard, whose fire-fighter son was killed at the trade centre.

“The human remains of my son and all of the 3,000 victims should be in a beautiful and respectful memorial, not in the basement of a museum,” she said.

Uniformed officers from the New York Police Department and Fire Department of New York and the Port Authority police carried the three caskets into the repository.
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The facility will be available for family visits but will be overseen by the medical examiner.

Officials hope that improvements in technology will eventually lead to the identification of the 7,930 fragmentary remains.

The death toll stemming from the attacks at the World Trade Centre stands at 2,753. Of those, 1,115, or 41%, have not been identified.

Mar 192014
 

jpegSix days in to our Matching Gift Fundraiser we have raised $13,650 – close to a third of our $50,000 goal. Thanks to our generous matching donors that amount has been doubled, making this our most productive week since we began fundraising on February 1. Overall, we are now more than half way to the $125,000 we need to begin petitioning on May 1.

Have you donated yet?

IF NOT, now is the time to give so that we can take full advantage of this $50,000 matching funds opportunity. Can we get to $25,000 by the end of this weekend? It depends on you.

IF YOU ALREADY HAVE and you are looking for a way to help spread the word, consider sending the letter below from Bob McIlvaine to all of your friends who might be interested in supporting our campaign for a new WTC 7 investigation. Simply copy-paste the letter into your email composer, and add a little introductory note.

Thank you for your generous support.

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Dear Friend,

I am writing to tell you about the High-Rise Safety Initiative’s Matching Gift Fundraiser.

I just contributed $500 because I believe the High-Rise Safety Initiative represents our best opportunity yet to obtain a real investigation into the events that took my son’s life.

Please join me by contributing what you can. Every dollar you give will be matched by two generous donors, doubling the value of your contribution.

Visit HighRiseSafetyNYC.org to learn more and make your contribution. A little bit goes a long way when we are in this together.

In gratitude,

Bob McIlvaine

Jun 252013
 

http://rememberbuilding7.org/

More than ten years since the attacks that took my son’s life, we have not received an impartial, evidence-based accounting of the events of that day, even though they have been used to justify a war we are told will not end in our lifetimes. The collapse of Building 7 is one anomaly among many, but we focus on Building 7 because it is clear that when America becomes aware of it, common sense will prevail, public demand for the truth will grow and it will pave the way to a broader investigation of 9/11. Please join me in calling upon the Manhattan District Attorney and the New York City Council to open a new investigation.”

Bob McIlvaine

Father of Bobby McIlvaine, WTC 1

Apr 022013
 

9/11: Illegitimacy of the US Government
By Dr. Kevin Barrett
Global Research, April 01, 2013
Press TV

The absence of crushed-but-intact human bodies, office furniture and equipment, and 50% of the Towers’ mass suggests that the Twin Towers did not collapse – they exploded… This would explain why tiny human bone fragments were discovered scattered all over the roof of the neighboring Deutsche Bank building in 2006.

No simple gravitational collapse, like the one posited by US government’s official NIST Report, could possibly blast human skeletons to smithereens and deposit those smithereens all over the roof of a neighboring building.

New York City asks: What happened to the 1,116 missing 9/11 victims?
More than 11 years after the catastrophic destruction of the World Trade Center, New York City’s government is finally asking: What in the world could have happened to the missing 1,116 victims?In every building collapse in history, all of the victims’ bodies have been recovered more or less intact. That is because falling buildings crush human bodies. They do not shred them into tiny pieces, or cause them to vanish into thin air.

Yet on September 11th, 2001, the most famous “building collapses” in history somehow caused the bodies of more than 1,000 victims to magically disappear. Not even a shred of skin, a fragment of fingernail, or a shard of bone from any of these bodies was ever recovered, despite meticulous “sifting and bucketing” efforts.

But that’s not the only mystery. Hardly anything was left of the 1,634 WTC occupants who did not completely vanish. Most of the human remains discovered and DNA-identified were in the form of tiny, shredded pieces, not intact bodies.

What happened to the nearly 3,000 human bodies that were annihilated during the ten-second disappearances of the 110-story Towers? Answer: The same thing that happened to the office furniture, filing cabinets, telephones, computers, and other contents of the Towers. Virtually no remains of these objects were ever recovered, either. They – like the human bodies – were somehow transformed into a mixture of tiny shards and sub-100-micron dust, which floated out to sea and slowly settled into the Atlantic. As one of the sifters-and-bucketers remarked, the biggest piece of office furniture recovered from Ground Zero was a tiny fragment of a telephone keypad.

Read full article here

Mar 052013
 

http://911blogger.com/news/2013-03-04/dearly-departed-truther-jane-pollicino
“Jane Pollicino, 59, of Plainview, who became a prominent voice for families of 9/11 victims after she lost her husband in the Twin Towers attack, died Feb. 21. She suffered a stroke while on vacation with her family in Cancun, Mexico.

Pollicino was a homemaker when her husband, Steve, a corporate bond trader and vice president at Cantor Fitzgerald, was killed on Sept. 11, 2001. Her children,…”

Jane was a featured speaker in Architects & Engineers For 9/11 Truth’s: Explosive Evidence EXPERTS SPEAK OUT and will be missed,

Long Island NewsDay
http://www.newsday.com/long-island/obituaries/jane-pollicino-59-spoke-ou…

Feb 202013
 

US Supreme Court slams door in 9/11 widow’s face

By Dr. Kevin Barrett

February 19, 2013 “Information Clearing House” – On Tuesday, February 19, 2013, the United States Supreme Court slammed its door in the face of the last 9/11 family member seeking justice through the American legal system.

Ellen Mariani, whose husband Neil was murdered on September 11, 2001, had turned down more than a million dollars in government hush money to pursue the real 9/11 criminals in federal court.

After eleven years, two separate lawsuits, and an unbelievable series of encounters with corrupt lawyers and Israeli-American judges, Ellen Mariani has finally heard from the United States Supreme Court. And the Supreme Court’s message is loud and clear: There will be no truth, and no justice, concerning 9/11… at least not in the US court system.

Ellen Mariani’s petition to the Supreme Court sought to reinstate her wrongful death lawsuit against US government officials and others – a suit which had been denied, at lower levels, on the grounds that she had no standing to sue those responsible for her husband’s death! In fact, Ellen Mariani was cheated by lawyers who were secretly working for the other side, and by judges with massive conflicts of interest.

Vincent Gillespie of the Ellen Mariani Legal Defense Fund explains: “It’s politics. They don’t want any 9/11 cases to go forward… If this had come to trial, there’s all kinds of evidence that could have come out.”

Ellen Mariani’s case, like almost all 9/11-related litigation, was channeled through the courtroom of Judge Alvin Hellerstein. Gillespie charges:

“One of the problems was Judge Hellerstein. He’s an immense problem. First, we have Israeli defendants here. ICTS (the airline security company established in 1982 by members of Israeli intelligence) is one of the defendants. And Hellerstein is a Zionist Jew with all kinds of connections to the Jewish community. His sister lives in Israel, his son works in an Israeli law firm, he’s involved in a couple of Jewish organizations in New York. His wife is involved in a Jewish organization. Just that by itself is going to create a conflict of interest. He’ll want to protect Israeli defendants.”

Israeli defendants? Were there Israelis involved in 9/11?

Gillespie explains: “There were over 180 Israelis arrested on and around 9/11. The person overseeing that was Michael Chertoff, a dual national Israeli-American. And he sent them all back with a slap on the wrist for visa violations.”

(Note: The case for Israeli involvement in 9/11 has been made in Christopher Bollyn’s book Solving 9/11; a much shorter brief is available on-line by searching for “Israel Did 9/11, All the Proof in the World!”)

Why would Judge Hellerstein, a man completely bound up in Israeli connections and conflicts of interest, preside over virtually all 9/11-related litigation? Why would Hellerstein’s court repeatedly stymie all 9/11 survivors and family members interested in pursuing justice?

Vincent Gillespie sums it up: “The whole system is controlled by Zionist Jews!”

Here are some of the details given by Gillespie:

“Judge Hellerstein’s son is Joseph Hellerstein. Joseph Hellerstein worked for an Israeli law firm. That Israeli law firm represented a company called B.O.S., Better On-Line Solutions. One of the guys on the board of directors is a very wealthy Israeli man who was formerly the chairman of the Board of Directors of ICTS. Not only that, his family has a majority ownership stake in ICTS – they own more than 50% of the company! Now that company is a defendant in this case. Not only that, but it is the parent company of Hunt-Leigh USA. Hunt-Leigh USA was the passenger screening company that allegedly let all these hijackers on the planes at Logan Airport. And that’s also a defendant in the case.

“And these are not the only (conflicts of interest). These patterns of connections are detailed in the April 2012 filing by Bruce Leichty, Ellen Mariani’s attorney, with the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals.

When they get to the two-judge Appeals Court, guess what happens? One of the judges on that panel is a woman named Susan Carney. Well, she’s married to Lincoln Kaplan, who is entirely involved in the Zionist Jewish community. There’s a conflict of interest right there already. And the presiding judge is Dennis Shanker. And he’s involved in all these Zionist activities. He took this trip to Israel where he was talking to Knesset members and ‘terrorism experts.’ It was funded by Israel. The whole system is controlled by Zionist Jews! So Ellen Mariani’s appeal goes to them! And if you look at their response to Ellen Mariani’s April 19th filing, they’re already calling it anti-Semitic. When they get to the appeals court, they get a Jewish judge. And in this June 6th, 2012 decision, they get really nasty. And just like in the April Gallop case, they threaten sanctions – a huge fine, like $30,000! That’s what they do. They threaten sanctions, they’re starting to throw their weight around. I’m not sure if they’re actually going to get sanctions. But they tried to; that’s what the court tried to do. So there are a lot of problems here. And that’s just one area of improprieties.”

Dr. Kevin Barrett, a Ph.D. Arabist-Islamologist, is one of America’s best-known critics of the War on Terror. Dr. Barrett has taught at colleges and universities in San Francisco, Paris, and Wisconsin, where he ran for Congress in 2008. He is the co-founder of the Muslim-Christian-Jewish Alliance, and author of the books Truth Jihad: My Epic Struggle Against the 9/11 Big Lie (2007)

This article was originally posted at Press TV