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  • n. Person believing that the U.S. government perpetrated or allowed the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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  • Anyone who uses the word "truther" is saying much more about himself than those who disagree with all or part of the official 9/11 story.

    9/11 Truth and the Paranoid Style - Boing Boing

  • Yup, he's a 'truther' -- someone who believes the US government carried out the attacks.

    The UN's Special Fruitcake

  • "C.llapse," about peak oil expert - and Sept. 11 "truther" - Michael C. Ruppert is available on Time Warner Movies on Demand starting Sunday, according to the film's Twitter account.

    JSOnline.com

  • The latest edition of a glossy al Qaeda-run magazine is out, and it slams Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as the equivalent of a Sept. 11 "truther" -- someone who accuses the U.S. government of initiating the 2001 terror attacks on the United States.

    FOXNews.com

  • Destroy dem Trufers ... (twufers, twofers) Trufer: The word "trufer" is used as a pejorative to describe 9/11 conspiracy loons, also known as truther (s), because they love to parade around with stupid chants and piss people off with their psycho babble.

    WN.com - Business News

  • I am less sure about the 9/11 "truther" comments, but hey no blog is perfect.

    Welcome to visitors from SurvivalBlog.com

  • First, Pecoraro's testimony appears on an obscure website (apparently a "truther" site, and he appears on others).

    9/11 Truth and the Paranoid Style - Boing Boing

  • And even though I reject Amiri Baraka's hairbrained, "truther" talk about 9/11, the fact that he was speaking from the perch of the poet who was serving in a public role as poet laureate of New Jersey lent obvious weight to his cockamamie nonsense.

    Why Aren't Poets More Politically Active?

  • More recent versions are the 9/11 "truther" movement, which portrays the 9/11 attacks as some sort of secret plot by the U.S. government, and virtually any of the claims put forward by Lyndon LaRouche.

    Shadow Elite : March to War - Why the Neoconservatives Are Not a Cabal or Conspiracy

  • One does not have to be a "truther" or a "conspiracy theorist" or really to have any theory at all to object to the way the Bush administration tried to squelch an investigation from the beginning.

    "No Theories Necessary"

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