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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Radio station WTLC: I'm the #3 9/11 truther (after Alex Jones and David Ray Griffin)

WTLC-FM: The Top 5 9/11 Truthers

My father, the late Peter J. Barrett, didn't like coming in third. Even placing second and winning a silver medal in the 1964 Olympics could not satisfy him. So he went back and won a gold medal in 1968.

Me, I'd be more than happy to take third place in the most important race of the 21st century: That grueling ten-year-long-and-still-going-strong marathon, the race for 9/11 truth.

Actually I don't care where I place. I just want to reach the finish line.

WTLC radio is too generous in rating me as #3 of The Top Five 9/11 Truthers behind only Alex Jones and David Ray Griffin. One of the great things about 9/11 truth is that there are so many talented people putting in so much effort and energy, that it would be very hard to limit it to a top five or ten or fifty or two hundred or two hundred thousand for that matter. Who knows which hardworking street activist will awaken the hundredth monkey, or should I say the hundredth sheeple, and trigger the coming paradigm shift?

And let's face it, I'm not even close to being the most eminent or qualified individual to speak out for 9/11 truth. To meet those folks, look at some of the people who signed the Open Letter to the University of Wisconsin, or go to PatriotsQuestion911.com or AE911Truth.org.

But I do sort of enjoy that #3 spot. Besides feeling insanely flattered, it gives me the Avis vs. Hertz, "we try harder" edge.

David Ray Griffin is clearly the #1 scholar-spokesman for 9/11 truth, and Alex Jones is clearly the biggest, loudest and (I hate to admit) most talented radio voice. Since these guys do what they do so perfectly, I have to "try harder" to do something else -  namely work on new communications strategies, such as:

*Breaking into big media: getting David Ray Griffin on C-Span, baiting politicians, Fox News hosts and talk radio windbags, getting 9/11 truth op-eds published in mainstream papers, running for Congress to draw media attention to 9/11, and so on.

* Employing humor and satire to make the topic less deadly, as I did in my book Truth Jihad.

 * Reaching out to the billion Muslims who know it was an inside job, and providing a forum for interfaith dialogue, through Muslims for 9/11 Truth and the Muslim-Jewish-Christian Alliance for 9/11 Truth.

* Bringing the pro-Palestine and 9/11 truth movements together.

* Using my own academic background - in Folklore and Islamic Studies - to help elucidate 9/11.

 *Bringing scholars and other experts on the radio to communicate with the general public, and letting them talk as much as they need to to get their full message out (which Alex doesn't always do).

* Breaking big news stories through folks like Alan Hart, Alan Sabrosky, and Susan Lindauer - often people whose message doesn't quite fit Alex's worldview/agenda.

* Writing a book specifically aimed at the most promising demographic group - people who voted for Obama - and focus-group testing it, rewriting it, and focus-group-testing it again until it could convince most Obama voters who read it that the "war on terror" is an Orwellian farce and 9/11 deserves a second look.

As we enter the second decade of Philip Zelikow's carefully pre-designed post-9/11 "whole new world," I intend to keep right on "trying harder" - not in any hopeless attempt to build a bigger radio show than Alex Jones, or write more or better books than David Ray Griffin, but just to accomplish the things that God has given me the ability and the predisposition to do.

I invite you to do the same.

See you at the finish line!


  1. #3 with a bullet!

    Best pop radio hit parade ever.

    Than you, WTLC

  2. Top class family champion... the finish line that's our goal insha Allah

  3. You made the ADL short list. Now, denial-of-service attacks on your show.

    You must be doing something right!

  4. Hello Kevin,

    I’ve been active in the 9/11 truth movement for many years and recently screened “9/11 Explosive Evidence: Experts Speak Out” at our local library. I realize they only told 5 percent of the story, but it’s the MOST important for the uninformed since if they do NOT accept that buildings 1,2 and 7 came down by controlled demolition, all the other facts/coincidences won’t matter.

    On that later topic, I was therefore shocked to see ALL this in one location. Gosh, how can THESE truths get out without, at the same time, being called particular names, like anti-semite, etc?

    I’ve spoken with someone involved with this movement (in Ireland), and he explained how the media/politicians/populations are totally controlled, even brainwashed. I agree, however, IF we can get the Muslim community to accept some of what the 9/11 truth movement is teaching (e.g., the truth—as far as we can see, not necessarily all the answers), we could start a groundswell that will “help” various Jewish/Zionist forces come clean/become whistleblowers. It’s a long shot, but the first alternative I came up with (appealing to local jewish organizations—and I live near large Hisidic communities in Monsey and Monroe), is idiotic, to say the least! They’ll laugh me off if I even mention “Israel was involved”, so that’s a non-starter, really.

    But I am so eager to get 300 million Americans educated on this topic (and frustrated that my 9 year old son comes home from school with “projects” involving 9/11 and I can’t tell him it’s all b.s.!

    Anyway, if I can help you in any way, I would be happy to.

    Full disclosure regarding the Islamic Religion and Muslim faith: I am an atheist with NO affiliation with any Muslim or Islamic organization.



    Sites of particular significance (that, perhaps you’ve seen already), but important in my opinion:





    Thought for today:

    “As every past generation has had to disenthral itself from an inheritance of truisms and stereo-types, so in our time we must move on from reassuring repetition of stale phrases to a new, difficult, but essential confrontation with reality.

    For the great enemy of truth is very often not the lie—deliberate, contrived and dishonest—but the myth: persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the clichés of our forbears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”

    President John F. Kennedy
    Commencement Address,
    Yale Univ., June 11, 1962

  5. Hey Barrett, you William Rodriguez-promoting anti-Seemite, you're not the number three truther! Brian Good is! In fact, he's number two!! Make that number ONE!!!!
    Maliciously yours,
    Brian "Snuggerbugger" Good

  6. Invisible aircraft
    Dr Barrett
    Sacame de una deuda. Donde estan los.aviones die flugzeugabsturze?
    I listened to debate on 9-11 the guy said heat softened steel supports that's why towers fell. The other guy said.energy from jet fuel was used up in initial impact and didn't affect supports.
    Fire caused bldg 7 to collapse he said. If engineers can't agree how will we ever know truth?
    If planes did not hit Pentagon and pennsylvania, what became of them?
    If bush cheney hired demolition speciaists to rig wtc with.explosives doesn't it seem unlikely that any reputable firm would be willing to do it as this makes them acessories to mass murder? Isn't there a danger that one of them would squeal?
    You have to admit it is highly risky. And how would they conceal their activities?
    I am going to accept the Warren Commissions conclusion on 9-11... you are a crazy conspiracy nut. I say fly the flag and kill the terrorists. United We Stand... you are an eye rackee traitor.
    you will be shot by CIA tomorrow morning.

    very troolee yourz

    Al Kaida

  7. Dear Mr. Qaeda (or may I call you Al?)

    We can know the truth by heeding the words of the great philosopher Chico Marx, who, in response to "but I saw it with my own eyes" responded: "So who are you gonna believe, me or your own eyes?"

    Watch the video "WTC-7: This Is an Orange." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv7BImVvEyk

    If you believe an apple is an orange just because some fruity fruitologist tells you so, you'll probably believe that WTC-7 fell down that way from ordinary office fires.

    In which case, give my regards to Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny.


    Dr. Barrett

  8. Now that you're a "big shot" 9/11 truther and you did an entire radio show with Anthony Lawson I think you ought to do a show examining whether it is even physically possible for any airplane to penetrate steel and concrete buildings with no deceleration upon impact.

    The videos all show the planes entering the buildings with zero deceleration, and zero damage upon impact. Than would mean all the deceleration and plane damage occurred inside the building. Does this make any sense to you?

    Apologies if you have already done such a show. Watching those plane images enter the building like a hot knife through butter in slow motion ask yourself honestly if that is possible. Not even the wingtips broke.

  9. Hope my "big shot" comment didn't sound wrong, I meant it as a good-natured teasing. We all want the same thing: the truth.