Senator Mike Gravel: An Actionable Plan for 9/11 Truth and Justice

Senator Mike Gravel Infowars.com July 1, 2011 Former Senator Gravel is the Founder and Chair of 9-11cc.org As each anniversary of 9/11 rolls by, the import of this tragedy looms ever larger in our history. Especially looming like storm clouds on the horizon of American politics are the unanswered questions about these events. And as new evidence and new whistleblowers come forward seemingly every week, the import of the 9/11 truth movement multiplies in historic significance. All of this points to the urgent need for a new, independent investigation with subpoena and other grand jury powers — a citizen’s commission that is truly free of partisan political interference. Photo: Jim Watson.As we approach 9/11’s tenth anniversary, we are reminded — each time we pick up a newspaper — that the government’s “official 9/11 story” resulted in three interminable wars: Afghanistan, Iraq, and the War on Terror. The official line also conveniently set the stage for the Patriot Act that abridged so many of our liberties and civil rights, plus a long list of other abuses such as egregious torture of “terror suspects” in the name of national security. Our dilemma ten years later reminds me of a prescient statement made by James Madison: “If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.” The US government’s investigations that culminated in the 911 Commission Report purported to set the record straight about the perpetrators of terrorism on