The decision to launch the Iraq war was made before 9/11.
The decision to launch a war against Iran was made before 9/11.
The Patriot Act was written before 9/11.
The government's spying on Americans began before 9/11 (confirmed here and here).
The government knew that terrorists could use planes as weapons -- and had even run its own drills of planes being used as weapons against the World Trade Center and other U.S. high-profile buildings, using REAL airplanes -- all before 9/11.
The government heard the 9/11 plans from the hijackers' own mouths before 9/11.
No steel-framed high-rise building had ever collapsed due to fire before 9/11.
The neocons who now run the U.S. government lamented, before 9/11, that they could not institute their plans for global domination without a "new Pearl Harbor".
Did 9/11 really "change everything"? Or was everything we're seeing now planned before 9/11?