By Al Duncan
May 6, 2011
I will begin part IV as my good friend, Dr. Stanley Monteith, opens his daily radio show, “I bring you the news behind the news, the story behind the story, hoping to convince you that reality is usually scoffed at and illusion is usually king. But in the battle for the survival of Western civilization, it’s going to be reality not illusion or delusion that’ll determine what the future will bring.”
It is said, and it still holds true today, “The first casualty of war is truth,” U.S. Senator Hiram Johnson, 1918.
I would be remiss in my commentary on war if I avoided the subject of September 11, 2001 (9/11).
• DID YOU KNOW: Jet grade kerosene burns at 1200° Fahrenheit. In order to melt or weaken steel it takes 2750° Fahrenheit, which is only capable under blast furnace conditions, or by the use of Thermit, which is the main ingredient used for demolitions?
• In the history of the world, a steel building has never collapsed from fire, because steel, glass, and concrete cannot burn?