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Kristen Breitweiser, 9/11 widow and activist, is known for pressuring official Washington to provide a public accounting to the American people of what went wrong on the morning of September 11 and in the months leading up to the disaster that claimed the life of her husband and more than 3000 others.

Breitweiser did not seek to be an activist. She was a stay-at-home mother in suburban New Jersey and a George Bush supporter. Yet Breitweiser and the other so-called "Jersey Girls" transformed by their grief and outraged by a lack of accountability are widely credited with forcing the creation of the 9/11 Commission and were instrumental in insuring the passage in Congress of the national security reforms it recommended.

She testified before the Joint Inquiry of Congress in September 2002 and the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee in August 2004 with regard to national security reforms. She campaigned as a primary surrogate for the Kerry-Edwards

Breitweiser was born and raised in Monmouth County, New Jersey and is mother to her seven-year old daughter, Caroline Whitney and their golden retriever, Cooper

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Smoking Gun, From FlickrPhotos
(144 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 17, 2016
29 Pages Revealed: Corruption, Crime and Cover-up Of 9/11 First and foremost, here is what you need to know when you listen to any member of our government state that the newly released 29 pages are no smoking gun -- THEY ARE LYING.
9/11 Lights from the Brooklyn Bridge, From FlickrPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 2, 2016
Uproar Over the 28 Pages: The Saudi/CIA Connection? Why would any laudable historian (who Zelikow professes to be) base an official accounting of the worst terrorist attack since Pearl Harbor on the bogus ramblings of a detained, tortured terrorist? That's why anything and everything that comes out of Zelikow's mouth should be questioned for its veracity -- and motive.
Rose at 9/11 Memorial Museum, From FlickrPhotos
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 26, 2016
9/11 Commission Did Not Exonerate Saudis The time has come to clarify some inaccuracies and misleading statements being made in the media regarding the 28 pages, the 9/11 attacks, the investigation of the 9/11 attacks, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
OBAMA/SAUDI TIES, From FlickrPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 17, 2016
Heck, What's a Little Extortion Among Friends? U.S.-Saudi Relations When did the U.S. government start taking orders from foreign nations? Did I miss something? Have we become a foreign territory of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia? Did Saudi Arabia somehow become a branch of the U.S. government with sway over the President, Congress, and the Judiciary?
OBAMA/SAUDI TIES, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 10, 2016
Obama of Arabia Obama of ArabiaWhy does President Obama think it's okay for 15 Arabs (and four of their friends) to come into our country, hijack our planes, crash them into our buildings, and brutally kill 3,000 innocent people? Because those 15 Arabs were Saudis, that's why. And, Saudis are special. Saudis are apparently allowed to get away with murder -- or at least the financing of it.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 16, 2011
Hacking the Saudis This month's Vanity Fair article written by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan, "The Kingdom and the Towers" details strong, credible allegations directly connecting Saudi financing to the 9/11 attacks. In fact, there are too many alarming, damning bits of information to adequately highlight here. Then, question why, 10 years later, neither congress nor the DOJ are willin to investigate Saudi complicity in the 9/11 attacks
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 4, 2008
9/11: Where Barack Obama and Condi Rice Sound Alarmingly Alike The point is that when it comes to the "predictability" of the 9/11 attacks, it is fairly well known and accepted that the attacks were entirely predictable -- indeed, their very predictability is why our government (wrongfully or rightfully) spent millions of dollars overhauling, upgrading, and re-shuffling our entire intelligence apparatus post-9/11 -- because the attacks should have been prevented.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 7, 2008
The Ringing Red Phone and The Runaway Train what's the difference in how they'd react at 3:00 AM?
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 25, 2008
What Giuliani Should Do Once He Drops Out of the Race The men and women who volunteered at Ground Zero on the day of 9/11 and in the months and years thereafter are still desperately sick and in need of health benefits.