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9/11 Denial, Historical Revisionism, and “Loose Change”

May 13, 2007

If the Party could thrust its hand into the past and say of this or that event, IT NEVER HAPPENED–that, surely, was more terrifying than mere torture and death?
–George Orwell, 1984

This is what historical revisionism is all about: the Ministry of Truth rewrites history to serve the needs of the Party, Big Brother, MoveOn.org, George Soros, Rosie O’Donnell, or whomever. 9/11 denial is merely the latest revulsive form of historical revisionism. It is similar to Holocaust denial except, instead of writing off, explaining away, or denying the existence of six million missing Jews, three million missing Polish Catholics, and assorted Gypsies, Slavs, and other so-called undesirables, it writes off or explains away four missing airplanes and two missing skyscrapers. (more…)