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originally posted by: Mr Headshot
I think, honestly, there is at least a somewhat reasonable explanation for this.
Why not assume that, yes, those buildings were wired, but as a safety measure?
Perhaps this is a long shot, but to me it would make sense to have the buildings wired to demo in the event that their structure was compromised. The reason for this would be to, obviously, save the surrounding buildings from damage caused by a tower toppling over.
Not saying the whole event wasn't shady as hell, but surely the whole thing can't be that covert.
There were explosions in Building 7 heard by many witnesses throughout the day. One such explosion is recorded in a video clip where several fire fighters are gathered around a pay phone calling home to assure their families they are alright. Suddenly they are startled by a very loud, unmistakable explosion. This is one of the Building 7 explosions that occurred long before it fell.
Shortly before the ultimate collapse of the building the east penthouse and the columns beneath it suddenly gave way. NIST (the government agency assigned to investigate the building collapses) attributes the collapse of the east penthouse to the failure of a single column, in a complex scenario involving thermal expansion of beams supporting the column.
But it is much more likely that at least two and possibly three supporting columns were "taken out" simultaneously. Three columns supported the east penthouse. One of our German colleagues has pointed to evidence that the east penthouse fell through the interior of the building at close to freefall, evidenced by a ripple of reflections in the windows as it fell. Yet the exterior of the building retained its integrity
originally posted by: firerescue
a reply to: Shadow Herder
Explosions.....?? I heard dull thud - right before the penthouse on the roof begins to collapse
Lets see - internal collapse . Figure that might make some noise
originally posted by: Blackmarketeer
Video #3 in the OP captures a very audible and powerful explosion. For a building that 'caught fire' from falling debris this explosion is so out of place. No wonder the 911 commission report utterly ignores building 7 - there is just no way they can fudge that one. Explosion. Free-fall collapse. Inside job.
originally posted by: Mianeye
Let's compare that one boom to a real demolition.
Hmmm...something is wrong ?
originally posted by: BlackboxInquiry
Preaching to the choir here I'm afraid.
I've been saying this since I watched them over and over and over and over again on news stations the day of and the many months after.
Brought down by fire my @$$.
Anyone who believes that needs to study building demolition, specifically controlled demolitions.
Wouldn't hurt to also check out other buildings that have been struck by aircraft and the damages they suffered. Not one that I've found has even partially collapsed from an aircraft crashing into it.
The melting point of the construction-grade steel girders is 2,795 degrees, well beyond what jet fuel and the associated things being burnt in it's path could possibly heat the steel to.
Jet fuel cannot burn hot enough to melt steel. Well, to be exact, construction-grade steel melts at 2795 degrees Fahrenheit. That's a proven fact, as can be seen from the website: www.chemicalelements.com...
Video on one explanation: www.youtube.com...
Plus if a plane hit that far up, the building would have toppled, not fell straight down like in a demolition...so many people buy that bull$h!t theory...I guess the fluoride in the water is really starting to work along side our failing education system.
Oh, and during clean up, DAYS after the 'crash' there was *still* molten steel in the bottom floors....do the math over 2700 degrees, and held for *how* long?
Right, jet fuel. Whatever.
Sorry for ranting - just so sick of people claiming 1+1 = 3,451 to the quintupled power by the root of 37.