Zogby Poll Shows Half of New Yorkers
US Let 9/11 Happen
amazing news speaks for itself. Zogby International is one of the most respected polling agencies in the world, frequently quoted and used by top media outlets worldwide. The highly revealing poll below was reported by Zogby on August 30, 2004, yet no major media reported the astonishing results for almost a year. Why is this information not being reported in news headlines?
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information is given below, followed by the Zogby article. If you want more,
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Fred Burks for WantToKnow.info
August 30, 2004
Half of New
Yorkers Believe US Leaders Had Foreknowledge of Impending 9-11 Attacks and
"Consciously Failed" To Act; 66% Call For New Probe of Unanswered Questions
by Congress or New York's Attorney General, New Zogby International Poll
the eve of a Republican National Convention invoking 9/11 symbols, sound
bytes and imagery, half (49.3%) of New York City residents and 41% of New
York citizens overall say that some of our leaders "knew in advance that
attacks were planned on or around September 11, 2001, and that they
consciously failed to act," according to the poll conducted by Zogby
International. The poll of New York residents was conducted from Tuesday
August 24 through Thursday August 26, 2004. Overall results have a margin of
sampling error of +/-3.5.
poll is the first of its kind conducted in America that surveys attitudes
regarding US government complicity in the 9/11 tragedy. Despite the acute
legal and political implications of this accusation, nearly 30% of registered
Republicans and over 38% of those who described themselves as "very
conservative" supported the claim.
charge found very high support among adults under 30 (62.8%), African-Americans
(62.5%), Hispanics (60.1%), Asians (59.4%), and "Born Again"
Evangelical Christians (47.9%).
than two in five (36%) believe that the 9/11 Commission had "answered
all the important questions about what actually happened on September 11th,"
and two in three (66%) New Yorkers (and 56.2% overall) called for another
full investigation of the "still unanswered questions" by Congress
or Elliot Spitzer, New York's Attorney General. Self-identified "very
liberal" New Yorkers supported a new inquiry by a margin of three to
one, but so did half (53%) of "very conservative" citizens across
the state. The call for a deeper probe was especially strong from Hispanics
(75.6%), African-Americans (75.3%) citizens with income from $15-25K (74.3%),
women (62%) and Evangelicals (59.9%).
David Kubiak, executive director of 911truth.org, the group that commissioned
the poll, expressed genuine surprise that New Yorkers' belief in the
administration's complicity is as high or higher than that seen overseas.
"We're familiar with high levels of 9/11 skepticism abroad where there
has been open debate of the evidence for US government complicity. On May
26th the Toronto Star reported a national poll showing that 63% of Canadians
are also convinced US leaders had 'prior knowledge' of the attacks yet
declined to act. There was no US coverage of this startling poll or the facts
supporting the Canadians' conclusions, and there has been virtually no debate
on the victim families' scores of still unanswered questions. I think these
numbers show that most New Yorkers are now fed up with the silence, and that
politicians trying to exploit 9/11 do so at their peril. The 9/11 case is not
closed and New York's questions are not going away."
Levis of NY911truth.org, an advisor on the poll, agrees, "The 9/11
Commission gave us a plenty of 'recommendations', but far more plentiful were
the discrepancies, gaps and omissions in their supposedly 'final' report. How
can proposals based on such deficient findings ever make us safe? We think
these poll numbers are basically saying, 'Wait just a minute. What about the
scores of still outstanding questions? What about the unexplained collapses
of WTC 7, our air defenses, official accountability, the chain of command on
9/11, the anthrax, insider trading & FBI field probes? There's so much
more to this story that we need to know about.' When such a huge
majority of New Yorkers want a new investigation, it will be interesting to
see how quickly Attorney General Spitzer and our legislators respond."
The poll covered five areas of related interest: 1) Iraq - do New Yorkers
think that our leaders "deliberately misled" us before the war
(51.2% do); 2) the 9/11 Commission - did it answer all the "important
questions" (only 36% said yes); 3) the inexplicable and largely
unreported collapse of the third WTC skyscraper on 9/11 - what was its number
(28% of NYC area residents knew); 4) the question on complicity; and 5) how
many wanted a new 9/11 probe. All inquiries about questions, responses and
demographics should be directed to Zogby International.
911truth.org is a coalition of researchers, journalists and victim family
members working to expose and resolve the hundreds of critical questions
still swirling around 9/11, especially the nearly 400 questions that the
Family Steering Committee filed with the 9/11Commission which they fought to
create. Initially welcomed by the commissioners as a "road map" for
their inquiry, these queries cut to the heart of 9/11 crimes and accountability.
Specifically, they raised the central issues of motive, means and cui bono
(who profited?). But the Commission ignored the majority of these questions,
opting only to explore system failures, miscommunications and incompetence.
The victim families' most incisive issues remain unaddressed to this day. The
Zogby International poll was also cosponsored by Walden Three (walden3.org)
and 9/11 Citizens Watch (911citizenswatch.org), a watchdog group which has
monitored the Commission since its inception and will release its findings,
"The 9/11 Omission Report," in several weeks.
September 9th and 11th, 911Truth.org will cosponsor two large successive
inquiries in New York, a preliminary 9/11 Citizens Commission hearing and
"Confronting the Evidence: 9/11 and the Search for Truth," a
research-focused evidentiary forum. These inquiries will examine many of the
9/11 Commission-shunned questions and discuss preparation of a probable cause
complaint demanding a grand jury and criminal investigation from the New York
Attorney General. Possible charges range from criminal negligence and gross
dereliction of duty to foreknowledge, complicity and subsequent obstruction
of justice. For details and developments, see www.911truth.org. For
press info, contact Kyle Hence 212-243-7787 email@example.com
International conducted interviews of 808 adults chosen at random in New York
State. All calls were made from Zogby International headquarters in Utica,
N.Y., from 8/24/04 through 8/26/04. The margin of error is +/- 3.5 percentage
points. Slight weights were added to region, party, age, race, religion, and
gender to more accurately reflect the population. Margins of error are higher
Don't forget to take a look at www.WantToKnow.info/9-11cover-up10pg
if you want to know why all these New Yorkers are calling for further
inquiry. If you take the time to read this document and explore some of the
links, I can almost guarantee that you will agree that there was
foreknowledge of 9/11 by certain individuals and/or groups in the
US government. To read excerpts from a government document that
describes a possible clear precedent for 9/11, see ABC,
5/1/01. Thanks for caring, and please help to build a
better world by spreading this news to your friends and colleagues.