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Robert Fisk is getting a lot of flack these days, and it is not coming from those one would expect -- those shrill "ravers" as Fisk likes to describe those people who like to throw chairs and tables around ranting about why nobody takes them seriously when they express their doubts about 9/11. No, this time the flack is coming from those esteemed defenders of the official myth of 9/11 in the so-called "left".
Many so-called "Marxist" organizations today are plagued by "cargo-cult" leninism. They repeat words and phrases without understanding what they really mean. Why do people drink the kool-aid? Because they WANT to believe that things are OK.
Several US mortgage banks have gone bankrupt and their European creditors have written off hundreds of billions of euro as losses. Billions dissolve in thin air. Governments step into the breach when a collapse of the financial markets threatens.
A motorcycle police officer accompanying President Bush's motorcade crashed as their vehicles arrived at the airport and later died. The crash came less than a year after an accident in Hawaii killed another motorcycle officer accompanying the president.