411 on 911
Rally and March for 9/11 Truth and Impeachment
     On Wednesday, April 11, 2007, protesters will rally at 1:00 p.m. at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto to demand 9/11 Truth and the impeachment of Bush/Cheney. Speakers will include Janette MacKinlay­ a survivor of the 9/11 attacks; David Kubiak­ International Campaign Advisor of 911Truth.org; Gabriel Day­ organizer of the “9/11- Revealing the Truth, Reclaiming the Future” conference; Ken Jenkins­ of the Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance; and Riva Enteen­of the National Lawyers Guild. Music will be provided by “Annie and the Vets.” The march will begin at 2:00 p.m. and will conclude at Congresswoman Anna Eshoo’s office at 698 Emerson Street.

      The grassroots demand for an investigation into 9/11 began in 2001, taking stronger form in January of 2002 with marches on Senator Feinstein and Congresswoman Eshoo’s offices. From a small weekly “Listening Project” in downtown Palo Alto (every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.), the 9/11 Truth movement has grown into an international effort with countless websites and numerous documentaries, books and articles criticizing and challenging the 9/11 Commission Report, the NIST Report, the “War on Terrorism,” the PATRIOT Act, and the policies of the Bush Administration that hinge upon the official story. In January of 2003 the demands of the 9/11 Truth movement to “stop the 9/11 cover-up, repeal the PATRIOT Act, and demand pre-emptive impeachment of Bush,” prior to the war, were dismissed by Eshoo and the Congress, who continue to fund the war and have failed to respond to growing public demands for the impeachment of Bush, Cheney, and Gonzales. This failure can be seen in Eshoo’s response to Carol Brouillet after the recent March 14th Impeachment rally in Palo Alto:
            “I've lived through an impeachment process and witnessed firsthand how it tears the country apart. The election in November was a resounding rejection of the President's policies and the policies of his party. I think it's time to bring the country together and move forward. In my view, impeachment will heavily distract from the important work of reversing the disastrous course this Administration has set and will virtually bring to a halt progress on important issues including healthcare and global warming.”
     Activists have been outraged to see Congress expand funding for the war and work with those widely considered to be "war criminals." Activists are calling for a truly independent investigation of 9/11, a nationwide shopping boycott from Tax Day to Earth Day, and a national day of ”impeachment actions” on April 28th. Citizen-led initiatives are taking place across the country to force a real investigation of 9/11 (Vermont, for instance), and to push Congress to initiate impeachment through state legislatures, as well as through city and county resolutions.
     Grassroots efforts have included “becoming the media.” Activists have distributed millions of “Deception Dollars,” tens of thousands of DVDs, produced television shows, radio shows, music videos, CDs to reach people in the streets and via the internet. Polls show they have won over public opinion and that only 16% of Americans believe what the Administration has told them about 9/11.* Impeachment activists placed their bodies on the beach to spell "Impeach!" in San Francisco, to send a message to Pelosi and Congress. On April 28th people are encouraged to spell "Impeach" everywhere, forcing the topic into the national discourse. The national shopping boycott is designed to help people flex their economic muscle and send a message to the corporations who sponsor politicians and profit from war. There is a convergence of the anti-war, anti-corporate globalization, peace and justice, impeachment and truth movements taking place now, seeking to turn policies away from fear-mongering and war and towards community building, healing and a just peace. The rally and march are part of a larger continuum of educational and empowerment events addressing 9/11 and impeachment.

* Americans Question Bush on 9/11 Intelligence- Source New York Times/CBS News, www.angus-reid.com/polls/index.cfm/fuseaction/viewItem/itemID/13469http

and my letter to Anna Eshoo:

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo,
In response to your letter concerning our demand for impeachment of Bush and Cheney. There is a tremendous difference between the charges leveled against Bill Clinton and those that are being directed towards Bush and Cheney.  We are concerned with war crimes, treasonable offenses, the attacks upon the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, habeas corpus.  We are concerned with the Military Commissions Act, the construction of a police state, the institutionalization of torture.  Today, our rally is entitled “411 on 911” and we are rallying and marching for 9/11 Truth, and Impeachment.
I know you think the 9/11 Report was bipartisan and thorough, but you have also betrayed your own ignorance of what was in it, and what was omitted from the Report.
 I can understand that, you are a busy woman and have a lot of issues to deal with.  I have tried to supply you with films, books, educational materials, to no avail.  You must know however, that others share my concerns and according to a New York Times/CBS poll only 16% continue to believe the official story.  Fifty-three percent believe that the Bush Administration are hiding something and 28% believe that they are lying about “what they knew prior to September 11th.” There is a growing 9/11 Truth movement in the US and in other countries, since 9/11 has been used to justify the “war on terrorism” and the imperial conquest of other nations, as well as the crackdown on those who question or challenge government or corporate policy here or abroad.  Fear has been used to silence dissent, and we refuse to be silent, especially in the face of blatant lies, malicious policies which threaten Americans and the world.
I agree with you that the election in November was a resounding rejection of the President’s policies and the policies of his party.  I do not agree with you that impeachment would be a distraction, but would indeed be a means to stop the militaristic agenda and to reverse it.  Other issues seem pale in comparison to the drain of our countries resources into a costly, criminal, illegal, immoral, devastating, endless war based upon lies, and treasonous behavior at the highest levels of government.
We are being joined in our demands for impeachment by 26 national groups, launching a national shopping boycott from Tax Day to Earth Day and working towards a national day of impeachment on April 28th.  We are being joined in our demands for 9/11 Truth by a national campaign of 9/11 Truth Visibility actions on the 11th of every month (which has already spread to Australia and could go international as well).  We do want a real investigation of 9/11, not a cover-up commission that fails to raise or address key areas of concern.
Congress’s support of the flawed findings of the Commission Report, gives me little faith in your oversight ability.  I suggest that you listen to your constituents a bit more regarding the gross lies that we have found about matters of great concern to us.
In December, in cities throughout the US, we held Tea Parties for 9/11 Truth to demand-
A genuine independent investigation of the attacks on 9/11/2001 on these grounds-
Whereas the catastrophic events of September 11, 2001 have been used to justify attacks upon our Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and habeas corpus, and whereas subsequent wars launched upon the world have, together, threatened all of humanity--physically, legally, morally, and psychologically; and
Whereas the 9/11 Commission ignored the fact that the Government lied and falsified scientific data about the quality of the air and water in the wake of 9/11, thereby compounding the disaster, endangering the health of unprotected first responders and citizens, sacrificing them in the interests of re-opening Wall Street, and later fighting the victims in court to deny them health benefits; and
Whereas the 9/11 Commission was directed by Dr. Philip Zelikow, author of Bush’s “pre-emptive war doctrine,” whose tenure as a member of the Bush National Security transition team caused him to appear as a witness before the Commission and represented so outrageous a conflict of interest that the 9/11 Family Steering Committee demanded his resignation, to no avail; and whereas Dr. Zelikow's expertise is the creation and maintenance of, in his words, “public myths,” which he defined as “beliefs… thought to be true (although not necessarily known to be true with certainty),” and in what he called “‘searing’ or ‘molding’ events [that] take on ‘transcendent’ importance and retain their power” across generations; and
Whereas the 9/11 Commission failed to investigate members of the Administration who also were members of the Project for a New American Century and wrote "Creating Tomorrow's Dominant Force," which stated the need for the Department of Defense to "move more aggressively to experiment with new technologies and operational concepts,” and that "further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event like a new Pearl Harbor;” and
Whereas the 9/11 Commission failed to investigate numerous Air Force war games conducted on September 11, 2001 that severely crippled our highly competent aircraft interception capability; and
Whereas the 9/11 Commission failed to investigate or even mention the demolition of the 47-story World Trade Center Building 7, which was not struck by a plane, but went down at near freefall speed at 5:20 pm on 9/11; and
Whereas the 9/11 Commission failed to mention that fire had never caused steel-frame high-rise buildings to collapse, and that the pulverization of the towers shared the distinctive features of controlled demolitions, and mischaracterized the towers' core structure as “a hollow steel shaft,” ignoring the 47 massive steel support columns as large as 22 inches by 54 inches; and
Whereas the 9/11 Commission failed to investigate and explain how the Pentagon, within the most-guarded airspace on the planet, including its own missile defense system, was penetrated on 9/11/2001; and
Whereas, the 9/11 Commission decided that who financed 9/11 was “of little practical significance,” ignoring evidence that top ISI General Mahmoud Ahmad had $100,000 wired to alleged lead pilot Mohammed Atta, and evidence that top Al Qaeda operative Ali Mohammed, who was involved with the ’93 WTC bombings, the African Embassy attacks and 9/11, was employed and protected by the FBI, CIA and the US military; and
Whereas the 9/11 Commission failed so utterly in its stated mission “to prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks,” that Dr. David Ray Griffin, author of The 9/11 Commission Report: Omissions and Distortions, deemed the Commission’s effort a 571-page lie, after chronicling 115 of its “errors;”
We, people of the United States of America, reject the findings contained in the Report of the Kean-Hamilton Commission to Investigate Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, and DEMAND the release of documents, evidence, withheld by the government, and an IMMEDIATE, genuinely Independent 9/11 investigation with subpoena powers, independent 9/11 researchers, and oversight by 9/11 families and concerned citizens.
I am including here signatures gathered in support of the Impeachment of Bush and Cheney. We believe they must be stopped and held accountable for their actions and crimes, if we are to redeem our country in the eyes of the world, and reverse the disastrous course that they have embarked upon dragging the country and the world with them, in the wake of September 11th.
Carol Brouillet