Draft Minutes for 30 March, 2011 Teleconference

Draft minutes presented by facilitator, Ken Freeland. Thanks to  Jonathan Mark for reporting  the roll and for other helpful elaborations.

The call was convened at 6:05 p EST.

Present on the call were: Bob Bowman ( www.thePatriots.US), Shelton Lankford ( www.militaryofficersfor911truth.org), Ted and Nelisse Muga (San Diegans for 911 Truth – www.SD911truth.org)  , Chris Pratt (filmmaker, www.DeceptionsUSA.com), Jonathan Mark ( www.FlybyNews.com), Jeff Orling (NY activist, architect), Paul Zarembka (Professor, Buffalo University, Hidden History of 9-11), Sheila Casey (Staff Reporter www.RockCreekFreePress.com), Barry Zwicker ( Author, Towers of Deception, Toronto International Citizens’ Inquiry), Susan Wolfe (www.nycfor911truth.com), Robin Hordon (www.Pilotsfor911truth.org), Lenny Mather (www.Boston911truth.org), Adam Sayed (www.911discussion.com), Adam Ruff (www.meetup.com/We-are-Change-inlandempire), Ken Freeland (Houston 9/11 Truth – www.meetup.com/9-11-281, facilitating)

The minutes of previous meeting were approved as circulated.

The draft agenda for the 3-30-11 meeting was adopted as circulated with no objection.

Bob Bowman reported that he is having a tough time getting volunteers to organize in the various cities on his upcoming speaking tour.  He observed that 9/11 truth groups appear to be losing steam and organization nationally.  On the 25th of May he will begin his California speaking tour, then swing down through Texas, Oklahoma and Florida.  From the last half of July through September he plans an East Coast speaking tour, hoping to be in NY around the 9-11 tenth anniversary.  While in California he will try to link up with Mike Gravel’s 9/11 Reinvestigation Ballot Initiative.  If you can organize Bob’s speaking tour in your city, please contact him at bob@thepatriots.us

Jeff Orling and Jonathan Mark gave a brief report on the Remember Building 7 conference . . . about 250 people were present, mostly those familiar at such events. More information on this conference is at www.InvestigateBuilding7.org The most unusual part of this 9/11 truth forum was the addition of journalists who usually had not attended such events. This panel was with Mark Crispin Miller (Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University), Leslie Griffith (a journalist in newspaper, radio and television for 25 years), Craig Unger (award winning investigative reporter and author), and Dick Russell (author, his most recent “63 Documents the Government Doesn’t Want You to Read” co-authored with Jesse Ventura). Youtube video links of the conference is posted here: http://911blogger.com/news/2011-04-03/remember-building-7-hartford-conn-youtube-videos – More information links from FlybyNews.com

13 March 2011 – 911blogger – BuildingWhat?
New TV Spot Unveiled
in Hartford on March 26

Watch it now and support
RememberBuilding7.org

09 April 2011 – 911blogger – InvestigateBuilding7
Failure to Report: A Panel Discussion
Among Journalists on 26 March, 2011

Mark Crispin Miller, Craig Unger
Dick Russell, Leslie Griffith

03 April 2011 – 911blogger – Youtube
Remember Building 7 – Hartford – Videos

The following official name for this group was adopted by majority vote:

9/11 Truth Teleconference

 

A proposal by Jeff Orling  to change this group’s mission statement was amended to the following wording:

The mission of 9/11 Truth Teleconference Group is to enable activists from local 9/11 Truth and Peace & Justice groups to discuss and respond to the official account of September 11, 2001 and the policies which ensued therefrom. In the present age of corrupt media, government, and justice system, local activists from around the world, by communicating amongst themselves, seek to promote and coordinate appropriate actions in response to the ongoing cover-up by the aforementioned of the events of September 11, 2001.  An hour-long teleconference will take place on the last Wednesday of each month to discuss tactics and strategies to support the objective of widespread awareness of the truth about 9/11.

A motion to postpone consideration of this question until the next teleconference was passed by  a 7 to 6 majority vote.

A resolution proposed by Paul Zarembka regarding transparency and censorship on 9/11 Truth websites was selected as a working draft for further consideration by a 10-5 majority vote:

“We urge those responsible for citizen-oriented publications, organizations and websites to respect fully democratic practices in determining which stories, posts, messages and persons will be allowed and indeed be encouraged to be published or to post, on any topic relevant to 9/11Truth. The essence of democracy is the full airing of diverse opinions. This essence should be uncontroversial and would apply to, for instance, 911blogger.com, which has received extensive criticism.”

A special rule requiring advanced notice of  resolutions and proposals was passed without objection:

Whereas it is standard parliamentary procedure for all members to receive the text of all resolutions and other propositions in advance of their voting on them, in order to allow them time to process and understand the text, the 9/11 Truth Leaders’ National Conference Call from now on will require that all resolutions be submitted to Jonathan Mark (or current acting secretary) in advance of the circulation of the Draft Agenda, which shall be circulated no later than 48 hours before any scheduled conference call. All resolutions should be submitted by midnight of the Saturday preceding the conference call. As with all special rules, this special rule may be overridden at any time by a 2/3 majority vote of those present and voting.

Susan Wolfe of Revolution Travel Management www.nycfor911truth.com is preparing lodging and travel arrangements for those coming to New York from the 911 Truth movement for the 911 tenth anniversary events. (her email is: bliu.nine11@gmail.com) Jonathan had invited her to join the teleconference at her facebook page from http://911blogger.com/news/2011-03-29/susan-wolfe-truth-activist-and-organiser-911-10th-anniversary-new-york

The teleconference was formally ended about 7:25 pm EST.

Respectfully submitted,

Ken Freeland, facilitator

This was sent (bcc) to: Richard Gage, John Heartson, Don DeBar, Scott Halfmann, Steven E. Jones, William Rodriguez, David Ray Griffin, William Douglas, Steve Alten , Tom Tvedten, Justin Martel, les jamieson, Michael Jackman, Michael Wolsey, Peggy Brewster, Barrie Zwicker, Erik Lawyer, Gabriel Day, Kevin Barrett, Carol Brouillet, Mia Hamel, Paul Craig Roberts, Jack Blood, Diana (for investigar11s.org), Chris Gruener, Cheryl Curtiss, Jodie Baltazar, Jarek Kupsc, Joseph Culp, Ken Jenkins, Ellen Mariani, Gerhard Bedding, Jim Smart , Jack Shimek, Paul Krik, Rock Creek Free Press, Damon Bean, David Slesinger, Allan Giles, Kyle Hence, Michael Berger, Dylan Avery, Korey Rowe, Jason Burmas, Robert Bowman, Mike Palecek, Donald Stahl, Ray McGovern, Cynthia McKinney, Bill Veale, Don Plummer, Doug Wight, Global Outlook, Judy Shelton, Paul Zarembka, Penny Little, Bob Cable, Suzanne Warson, Peter Thottam, Ralph Schoenman, Carol Wolman, Scholars for 911 Truth & Justice, John Schuster, Hummux, Political Leaders for 9/11 Truth, Frank Morales, JF Ranger, Frank Tolopko, Alan Miller, James Hufferd, Ph.D. (911 Truth of Central Iowa), Erik Larson, Ted Walter , Suzanne Warson, Frederick Coward, Gordon Duff , Sherri Kane, Leonard Horowitz, William Woodward, Jerry Mazza, William Pepper, Wayne Madsen, David Kimball, Jeffrey Orling, Michael Marino, Lenny Mather, Ken Freeland, Tania Torres, Graeme MacQueen, Yumi Kikuchi, Stuart Hutchison, Roland Angle, Frank Agamemnon , Dennis Morrisseau, Harold Hilton, Ingri Cassel, Phil Restino, Rich McCampbell, John Zito, Manny Badillo, John Hankey, Oskar Mosquito, Edwin Jewett, Ms Anisa Fattah, Robert Barron, Shelton Lankford, Matthew Hayward, Anna Yeisley, Chris Pratt, Craig Ranke, Susan Lindauer, Barbara Honegger, Democritus Blantayre, Joseph Baltar, Rob Balsamo, Robin D Hordon, Jim Hogue, Sheila Casey, Steve Martin, Ben Collet, Elizabeth Woodworth, Ted and Nelisse Muga, Runyan Wilde, Susan Wolfe, Adam Ruff, April Gallop

Anyone who has an accomplished record as a 9/11 truth activist, researcher and/or who represents a 9/11 truth activist group is welcome to join. Please write to Jonathan Mark – flybynews[AT}hughes{dot]com

9/11 Truth Teleconference
A coalition of 9/11 truth leaders and groups has been
communicating on a monthly basis (via teleconference)
about supporting critical campaigns to expose the U.S.
government and media cover-up on what really happened.
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