Skip to comments.9/11 truther Richard Gage is a preacher to a dying breed
Posted on 03/22/2014 7:15:18 AM PDT by rickmichaels
Ask Richard Gage how he came to become obsessed with what he calls the truth about 9/11, and you hear what sounds an awful lot like a story of religious conversion.
It was March 2006, and the mild-mannered California architect was driving down the Pacific Coast Highway on his way to a construction meeting. Bored, he flipped on KPFA 94.1 FM, a listener-supported free-speech station out of Berkeley to hear what the communists were talking about, as he later told me in a 2009 interview.
Up to that point in his life, Gage had been a staunch Ronald Reagan Republican (his words) and an Iraq War supporter. But what he heard on KPFAs airwaves blew his mind.
[The speaker] was talking about the 118 [World Trade Center] first-responders information that had just come out in 2005 who said theyd heard explosions and flashes of light, beams dripping with molten metal, all amid the collapse of 80,000 tons of structural steel, he told me. It hit me like a two-by-four. How come Id never heard of any of this? I was shocked. I had to pull my car to the side of the road to absorb it all. I knew Id be late for the meeting. But I didnt care.
Shortly thereafter, Richard Gage quit his job and moved out of his family home. His non-Truther friends thought he was acting weird, but it didnt bother him: Gage now had a new life, traveling around the world as a sort of itinerant 9/11 Truther Extraordinaire, telling audiences large and small that we need a new investigation into the Sept. 11 attacks.
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He looks kinda looney in that picture ... :-) ...
Awww, another whackjob movement slowly going away.
He thought he’d found his little Wonka Bar Golden Ticket to some sort of personal significance and new found attention. I feel for his poor family.
it is so hard for some people to believe that islam is evil and muslims want to kill you
It hit me like a two-by-four. How come Id never heard of any of this?
Same reaction from me, when I heard that Santa Claus was not real...
Why blow up the buildings when Islamist flew 747 jumbo jets full of fuel into them ?
Why did the pentagon get hit with a 747 as well....wasn’t blowing up the twin towers enought pretense to go to war. ?
That’s the questions I ask the few truthers I know....
I never get a rational answer....nor do I expect one...
Some of the wind went out of the truthers’ sails when the fire from a gasoline tanker caused a bridge to collapse in 2007. So much for fuel not being able to melt steel. It doesn’t have to melt, it just has to weaken enough so thst it can’t support the load anymore. Just watch a blacksmith bend and shape steel and try to do the same with cold steel.
One other thing, it does not matter if it was an inside job or not, just look at the result that it has brought. If they are innocent of the inside job stuff, they have used it to steal our rights, God given not gov. given. Its the way the event has been used that counts. Just my 2 bits.
The effect of supression of liberty doesn’t prove 9/11 was an inside job. Those wanting to increase the power of government were just waiting for any excuse. I wouldn’t be surprised if many of those plans were drawn up to control civil disorder for the Y2K non-disaster.
Every Truther I know either is a current doper - or has a history of heavy pot use.
I think it makes them extra paranoid - yet they never question the lovely folks who feed them this stuff.
They are also Ron Paul ‘ites who are obsessed with chemtrails & they seem to think every major story is a “false flag” - like the Boston Bombing (no one really died - blah blah blah)
I'll give you a rational answer. NO 747 hit either the Pentagon on the towers. And that is an undisputed fact. Truther or not, I'd tell you to do your research before you try to discuss the issue.
Okay They were 767’s.
Doesn’t it seem to you that the weather has been unusually threatening, lately?
Yeah...you are probably right...
The level of the conspiracy that involved literally thousands of unrelated people who witnessed the planes hitting the buildings and the plane debris left over and the visual and photographic evidence makes the attack itself mere child play ...
I mean blowing up two building is easy compared to covering up what thousands of people saw and heard themselves...
At that point I roll my eyes and walk away...
You are dealing with a level of either insanity or stupid that is remarkable..
Half the stuff on the “communist station” talks about how evil the Federal Government is. The other half demand we grow the Federal Government.
The "truthers" deny that it was hit by a 747. Some deny the WTC was hit by jumbo jets.
See post #20
A bit surprised that some “conservatives” are truthers.
I see what you did there...: )
My mistake... they were 767's...
Guess that makes part of the disinformation truthers ? / S
It is so hard for some people to believe that islam is evil and muslims want to kill you
Correction with all due respect..
It is so hard for some people to believe that secular humanist
governments are evil and that secular humanists want to kill you...
people will wake up in America someday and realize they live in an evil country and those powers and principalities behind it now haven’t changed since Scripture was written...
There is enough proof this isn’t a Messiah led nation without Messiah led leaders, so of course, I don’t believe anything it, ‘they’ or their mouthpieces tell me what I should or shouldn’t believe..
But left/right, christian/muslim is low hanging fruit..much easier to see ourselves as the good guys...
I mean we see Muslims killing innocent people with bombs that make news..
We kill innocent more discreetly- on examination tables in ‘medical’ clinics and centers...
LOL- here are few of my favorite “truther” fanatasies:
A. yeah,planes hit the building but were being remotely
controlled- by the EVIL Bush admin.Also made sure muslims
were just onboard for the ride.
B. The Bombs planted in the building by “Secret”
maintenance men- over months- started right after
Bush got in the white house.
C. Radio controlled plane into the pentagon- on a mostly
vacant section- shows the military compliance with
Obviously it was an inside job. The brilliant architectural structural engineers Willy Nelson and Rosie Odonnel have analysed the footage of the collapse. With there extensive experience in building demolition they have provided indisputable evidence that it was a controlled implosion. Rosie Odonnel has provided the fact that fire has NEVER melted metal.
How can anyone question the analysis of Rosie Odonnel and Willy Nelson?
Apart from the occasional professor of Medieval Italian Literature at Bronx Community College we haven't heard a peep from academia on the subject.
I asked him to hold his hand over the desk and placed several hard cover books on it. I asked him if he could hold them. He said he could. I then removed the books, held them about five inches above his hand and dropped them.
After he stopped yelling I asked him if the weight of the books had changed.
That was the last time he brought the subject up.
No coincidence that Pacifica Radio, which funds KPFA, is losing audience and going broke.
The man needs to see a brain specialist. Something has seriously gone wrong.
Oh - believe me when I tell you ... I’ve heard ALL ABOUT IT!! ;)
So we can count you among the ‘truthers’?
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