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Why are the nearly 3,000 victims of 9/11 missing from an official federal registry of death?
According to the Death Master File - the official record of 90 million deceased Americans who had been issued Social Security cards since 1937 - there were 6,298 deaths recorded on that awful day in 2001 when terrorists struck the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and caused a plane crash in a rural area in Pennsylvania.
But, because an average of 6,200 Americans die every day, there should have been more than 9,000 deaths recorded for Sept. 11, 2001.
Conspicuous by their absence in the federal file are many prominent victims of the attacks, including New York City Fire Chief Peter Ganci Jr., Fire Department Chaplain Mychal Judge and businessmen Daniel Lewin, founder of Akamai Technologies, and Thomas Burnett Jr., chief operating officer of Thoratec Corp.
"The mystery about 9/11 baffles me," said Beth Givens, executive director of the San Diego-based Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, which has received complaints about the accuracy of the death file. "The only things that come to mind are some of the conspiracy theories that we hear out there - and I don't want to go there."
Conspiracy theorists, indeed, have noticed and are questioning whether the government has told the truth about what happened that day. A video posted on YouTube titled "Where are the 9/11 Victims?" shows that only 405 people are listed as dying in the state of New York that day.
The Social Security Administration, which oversees the Death Master File, does not have a clear explanation.
"There are several possible reasons," said Social Security spokesman Mark Hinkle. "For example, by law, we cannot make public the death reports we get from certain states. Another possibility is that the death was not reported to us because the person was not receiving benefits or there were no survivors' benefits to be paid on the deceased's Social Security record."
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There is so much proof that the towers were cleared well in advance of 9 11 as no parts of desks were ever found or filing cabinets or computers just phones and paper which says they were emptied well in advance of the Hollywood stunt and that the Planes were a Holographic illusion preparing the whole world for Project Blue Beam
Originally posted by BrianC
Would the deaths be posted on the day that the body was found and identified or the day of the person's death?
Originally posted by schrodingers dog
This is precisely the kind of stuff that further marginalizes legitimate researchers as to what happened on that day.
I was there, saw the bodies, breathed the small of death, and attended the funerals ... rest assured, no matter how I wish it were so, none of it was an illusion.
Of the approximately 2.8 million death reports the Social Security Administration receives per year, about 14,000 -- or one in every 200 deaths -- are incorrectly entered into its Death Master File, which contains the Social Security numbers, names, birth dates, death dates, zip codes and last-known residences of more than 87 million deceased Americans. That averages out to 38 life-altering mistakes a day.
Originally posted by CasiusIgnoranze
reply to post by SatoriTheory
Holographic images is hardly science fiction anymore.
By Thomas Hargrove of Scripps Howard News Service
Saturday, July 9, 2011
WASHINGTON — A New York congresswoman who represents Manhattan wants answers to why nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terrorists attacks weren’t reported in the Social Security Administration’s official list of deceased Americans.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., said her staff started making inquiries after the errors in the federal Death Master File (DMF) were detected by Scripps Howard News Service. The file is a public record intended to protect families of the deceased from identity theft and other types of fraud.
“While nearly 3,000 individuals were killed on Sept. 11th, the list does not show an increase in numbers from the typical DMF daily average,” Maloney said. “A sampling of those names did not yield any matches in the DMF and confirms their apparent absence.”
She said her staff has contacted the Social Security Administration, the New York State Department of Health and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, only to receive “conflicting answers as to why there is a lack of reporting on this matter.”
So Maloney is asking Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue and the public health commissioners for the state of New York and New York City, jointly, to account for the reporting error.
“Would you explain why individuals killed on 9/11 would be missing from the DMF?” Maloney asked in her letters.
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