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The OKC-9/11 link the media and authorities willfully ignored

Andrew W. Griffin
OKlahoma Gazette rehashes the OKC-9/11 connections in new cover story.
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OKLAHOMA CITY --  While readers in Central Oklahoma are reading Clifton Adcock's rehashed, well-known Oklahoma-9/11 connections (high-flying antics at the Airman Flight School, Zacarias Moussaoui's bumbling, etc.) in this week's Oklahoma Gazette, there are other layers in this stinky onion that are far more shocking and are not being widely reported, even as we approach the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 horror.

the summer of 2008, Red Dirt Report,
along with other independent investigators here in Oklahoma City, collaborated
with radio talk-show host and independent researcher and writer Jack Blood to
expose a lesser-known side to Oklahoma’s link to the 9/11 terror plot.

Deep researcher Holland Van den Nieuwenhof, one of those Oklahoma
City bombing investigators, had posted “Key to the Truth in Oklahoma: 4/19/95
and 9/11/01
” in April 2008.

Van den Nieuwenhof’s scholarly and in-depth article lays out
the amazing connections between some of the 9/11 hijackers, the curious case of
beheaded Iraq War “contractor” Nick Berg and the failed OU football stadium
suicide bomber Joel Henry Hinrichs. It’s a great read and it led to what would
become an “explosive” story once again connecting Oklahoma and 9/11 in a way
that to this day seems absolutely incredible.

The information linking 9/11 hijackers to several Central
Oklahoma locales in the days prior to 9/11/01 was “almost accidentally”
uncovered by Oklahoma City-based researchers Chris Emery and Holland Van den
Nieuwenhof while working on their research into the 1995 Alfred P. Murrah
Federal Building bombing here in Oklahoma City.

As Jack Blood announced on his Deadline Live radio program, based in Austin, Texas, Mohamed Atta
and up to five of the 19 9/11 hijackers were seen in Oklahoma City between
September 6, 2001 and September 8, 2001 by multiple witnesses who have provided
signed affidavits confirming these encounters.

The 911 hijackers seen by witnesses with Atta in Oklahoma have
been revealed as: Abdulaziz Alomari, Saeed Al-gamdi, Ahmed Alnami, and Hamza

As we reported on July 19, 2008 – over three years ago - This reporter, along with
activist/researchers Chris Emery and Holland Van den Nieuwenhof were special
guests on GCN's "Deadline Live" radio show with host Jack Blood on July
18, 2008.

Discussed was explosive information
regarding the fact that several witnesses in Oklahoma City have confirmed with
eyewitness reports and credit card receipts (from expired government-issued
credit cards) that five of the 19 9/11 hijackers were in Oklahoma City.

Among the information discussed,
primarily by Emery, included:

1.      That Mohammad Atta and four of his cohorts
were sighted in Oklahoma City on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday before

2.      That three different witnesses see this same
group of five men speaking in Middle Eastern language at the Oklahoma City
National Memorial Museum four days before 9/11.

3.      A volunteer at the museum hears the group
being rowdy and disrespectful, tells them to "Shut up" and they
leave. Atta was the ringleader of this group. The incident, Emery reported,
really shook up the witness.

To read the full article, as it appears at Red Dirt Report, click here.

In a July 20, 2008 online article headlined: “WORLD
EXCLUSIVE! The Last Nail in the Coffin of the 911 Myth Mohamed Atta in Oklahoma
City September 2001
.” It outlined the shocking details of what the witnesses saw "Atta and crew" at an Oklahoma City nightclub in the days before 9/11/01 and a few days after that infamous date, Marwan Al Shehhi - another alleged hijacker - tried to start a fight at the bar and preferred a specific brand of Scotch that Mohamed Atta ordered, using an expired government credit card that actually worked six months after it was said to have expired. Blood's article is a wild read.

Additionally, fellow researcher Michael P. Wright, a
Norman-based writer and researcher who passed away in 2009, had also written
extensively about several alleged 9/11 hijackers who had attended the University
of Oklahoma in Norman and had residences in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, as
originally reported by the Oklahoma Daily
after the 9/11 attacks.

As independent investigators have come to discover here in
Oklahoma, the establishment media and law enforcement are often pressured not
to report the truth or seek the truth. For instance, Michael P. Wright wrote an
article in 2005 at the European Bella
website headlined, “KOCO-TV Suppresses an Explosive 9/11 News Report.”

Wright reported how Oklahoma City’s KOCO TV Channel 5 had
reported how a ticket for one of the 9/11 hijackers had allegedly been
purchased at a computer terminal at the University of Oklahoma library, a story
Wright himself had already written about.

Allegedly, the FBI had questioned an OU librarian about the
fact that the ticket was purchased for a hijacker aboard Flight 93 which
crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. As Wright reported, “The purchaser was
not a hijacker. He was a white American male and a temporary library employee.”
It is believed that the “purchaser,” sporting a “neo-Nazi” skinhead look, was
entrepreneur Nick Berg, the same guy who “lost his head” in Iraq in 2004 by Al
Qaeda terrorists. Berg had been a student, and later ticketed for vagrancy, at
OU while there in 2000.

And while he noted missing the KOCO news report, four others
told Wright they had seen the report. Wright attempted to purchase a copy of the
report but was told by KOCO reporter Terri Watkins - who had covered the trials of McVeigh and Terry Nichols -  that KOCO had never aired
the report, despite Wright's friends saying otherwise. Nope, according to Terri Watkins the once-aired report simply did not happen.  

is the way things are handled here in Orwellian Oklahoma.

Before Wright's death on Sept. 16, 2009, which we wrote about here, he had released a press release, posted at Red Dirt Report 11 days before his death, showing "Oklahoma connection emerges in startling 9/11 Commission document." What is interesting is that Wright had been a long-time critic of OU President David Boren (Skull and Bones, CFR) and his connection to George Tenet, the CIA director at the time of the 9/11 attacks. In fact, Boren and Tenet were having a "leisurely breakfast" together that fateful morning. Wright had also contacted the 9/11 Commission about his numerous findings connecting Oklahoma and 9/11 and those efforts were ignored and in the final 9/11 Commission report, they claimed they were "unaware of any evidence" of a meeting between Mohamed Atta and Zacarias Moussaoui - two men who loved visiting the Sooner State.

Talking to Chris Emery this week about the Oklahoma City
9/11 link the authorities and media continue to ignore, he told Red Dirt Report that little has changed.

“I think we’re pretty much where we were in 2008,” Emery
said. “The information we gathered was presented to the writers and they
refused to touch it.”

“The information we offered was info that took place within
a week of the attacks,” he said. “There are leads here that need to be followed
up on.”

But there is disinterest in the local media and with the
local FBI office.

Emery and this reporter even presented the "Atta-in-OKC-right-before-9/11"
information to Oklahoma Gazette investigative
reporter Ben Fenwick in 2008, and while he seemed interested there in the Oklahoma Gazette board room, he refused to
return our phone calls.

“Honestly, I think they were surprised with our revelation
and didn’t know what to do with it,” Emery said, adding that the local media
and FBI didn’t want this information to come out because it was “embarrassing
to them.”

A good reporter, Fenwick had traveled to Iraq with the 45th
Infantry Brigade National Guard unit in 2004 and in 1997, broke a story in Playboy about Timothy McVeigh’s alleged
purchase of nitromethane racing fuel at a racetrack in Ennis, Texas. It was
allegedly used in the bomb blast, according to the article.

Emery speculates that Fenwick refused to investigate the
2008 story because “he tried to ingratiate himself with the FBI” while working
on the McVeigh/racing fuel link story.

“A lot of people read Fenwick’s nitromethane story and were
like ‘so what?’ It’s a red herring,” Emery said. “(Fenwick) takes on the
comfortable stories and doesn’t want to go out on the edge.”

While the Jack Blood radio show, and the internet posts had
some life in the alternative media world for a few weeks, mainstream media
sources refused to even acknowledge it.

“By the end of August
(2008), it pretty much went silent,” Emery said. The documents and other evidence gathered. it should be noted, has been safely secured in locations in the U.S. and Canada.

But it's not too late for the media and law enforcement to take this information seriously and take a look at this information.

“I think we need to
re-present the information, Emery said.  "It needs to be followed up on. But since we first reported on it three years ago it hasn’t been touched."

(EDIT* September 10, 2011 4:09 p.m.)

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