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Cognitive Infiltration: An Obama Appointee's Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory Paperback – September 1, 2010
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Because Sunstein explicitly states that "9/11 conspiracy theories" are his main focus, virtually all interpreters have agreed that Sunstein's call for what is essentially another Cointelpro Operation is directed specifically against the 9/11 truth movement. (Cointelpro, or "Counter Intelligence Program", was the FBI's name for its high-priority operations to infiltrate, provoke, undermine and disable civil rights, socialist, antiwar, black power and Native American movements during the late 1950s and the 1960s.) The fantastic picture Sunstein paints of the 9/11 truth movement as "harmful," "dangerous," and likely to resort to "terrorism" suggests that he is serving a function similar to Philip Zelikow's during the Bush/Cheney years; in his own way, Sunstein too is a "myth-maker."
In his new book COGNITIVE INFILTRATION David Ray Griffin has provided the first truly adequate response to Sunstein's deeply-flawed and legally-questionable arguments.Read more ›
Merri Sue Clark, Eugene OR
This essay was first published online in January 2008, by which time Griffin's earlier books had presented overwhelming evidence that the events of 9/11 were an inside job and that the public have been told a gigantic lie, aided and abetted by corporate media.
Indeed, so watertight is the case against the official account that only a deeply ingrained belief in the moral uprightness of the United States -- fostered over decades of selective and tendentious reporting by corporate media -- can account for the fact that about half the population still appears to believe the official account.
So dependent is Sunstein and Vermeule's essay on this brainwashing that, as Griffin shows, they do not even attempt to answer any of the evidence adduced by the 9/11 Truth Movement.
Indeed, so threadbare is Sunstein's `case' that, as Griffin suggests, one could almost suspect that the essay has a sub-text, intended for the more perceptive readers, the intention of which is to prepare the public for eventual acceptance that 9/11 was, indeed, the result of conspiracy by U.S. officials.
Pathetic though Sunstein's 'arguments' are, the thrust of his essay is extremely sinister. In his failure to even attempt to rebut a single shred of the evidence against the official story, he proposes instead that government agents should infiltrate the 9/11 truth movement with a view to disrupting their campaign.Read more ›
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Griffin is a brilliantly sharp intellectual turning the Obama attack on democracy back on the attacker.Published 8 months ago by Morten Lindhard
The book that explains why we can never be sure of whether the ignorant non-factual posts we constantly see in the comments section of each and every 9/11 story was written by an... Read morePublished 9 months ago by bossaboy
Why cognitive infiltration when you have the NY Times, Washington Post and LA Times to do the job?Published 17 months ago by Mark E. Harder
very informative. asks questions that eventually must be answered someday. the conspiracy theory makes sense to justify a thorough investigation.Published on April 17, 2014 by M. Ghaferi
As mentioned in previous reviews, I find Griffin's books dealing with the destruction of the World Trade Center and other events of 9/11 profoundly important and completely... Read morePublished on November 25, 2013 by Trudie Barreras
In spite of the legitimacy of the material presented, the book lacked a compelling discussion of its material. Other books telling the same story were more interesting.Published on December 24, 2012 by Robert Deller
I had great fun reading David Ray Griffin's Cognitive Infiltration: An Obama Appointee's Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory. Read morePublished on July 23, 2011 by Shawn Hamilton
David Ray Griffin has written yet another great book. "Cognitive Infiltration" is a great review of Cass Sunstein's essay on how to halt the growth of the 9/11 Truth Movement and... Read morePublished on March 16, 2011 by Me2
Over the years, Dr. Griffin has tirelessly, repeatedly, and systematically done the scientific yeoman's work that other "truth gurus" regularly get rich off of and this latest work... Read morePublished on January 28, 2011 by Long Beach Dude