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Old January 28th, 2009, 06:18 PM   #7341
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Old January 28th, 2009, 06:36 PM   #7342
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Man, I watch a lot of news stations, including MSNBC once in a while, but after seeing that report on the WTC, it makes me wonder what the hell they were thinking. How can they have so many errors in one report and how can they be so incredible one-sided about it? I know the media likes to blindly pretend that this project is the biggest failure ever, but this is just pushing it to another level. It's really disturbing to see them ignore the progress and make lies about the project. Maybe someone should set up a meeting between the idiots who did that report and a few of the construction workers, managers and PA officials.
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Old January 28th, 2009, 06:47 PM   #7343
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But is that a reinforced concrete core, or is just a elevators shaft?
I thought the same, too anyway...

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Rebuilding the Twin Towers

That's right, folks. With the Freedom Tower already well above street level, a huge portion of the memorial park already built, and the foundation for Tower 4 laid out, this moronic host began saying something like, "With the beaurocratic slow-down in the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, one group just might have a solution to the nightmare, a group advocating the rebuilding of the Twin Towers." They then had an interview with a guy from, I assume, the Twin Towers II Alliance or one of those groups, who claimed that rebuilding the Twin Towers was still possible and it would, somehow, result in the completion of the site much sooner.


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Old January 28th, 2009, 06:52 PM   #7344
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Seriously how can anyone be that ignorant. I can't believe a major news network would even devote time and money for such a worthless story.
For shock value I supppose...I agree thought...completely ignorant and out of touch with reality!
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Old January 28th, 2009, 08:13 PM   #7345
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maybe in your little world it's not. I"m here to follow construction progress not discuss what MSNBC said so take a chill pill.

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why can't we just all get along sigh..
What MSNBC said is pertinent to the construction going on at the site, and I'm not the one throwing a fit over people commenting on it so I'm not sure why I need to chill out. You're the one calling people douchebags.

But whatever man, I'm done arguing about it. You know my opinion I know yours.
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Old January 28th, 2009, 08:21 PM   #7346
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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540...63555#28863555 heres a video of the story! Very sad......they dont know anything
This is an interesting video, but it isn't the one I saw on TV last night. In the one last night, this host even talked about how the Freedom Tower would be occupied above the 70th floor and he interviewed a man, not this woman. This must have been from the day before yesterday, since in it he says that tomorrow he's going to be talking to one of the guys behind the Twin Towers II idea (this must be the segment I saw).
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Old January 28th, 2009, 11:24 PM   #7347
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That MSNBC report was a joke! Seriously! Just about all of it was total bs!
I cant believe there are people who blindly follow everything they hear on MSNBC and FOX News!
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Old January 29th, 2009, 12:00 AM   #7348
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This is an interesting video, but it isn't the one I saw on TV last night. In the one last night, this host even talked about how the Freedom Tower would be occupied above the 70th floor and he interviewed a man, not this woman. This must have been from the day before yesterday, since in it he says that tomorrow he's going to be talking to one of the guys behind the Twin Towers II idea (this must be the segment I saw).
He had someone on the last two nights and he is having someone on again tonight, so he's devoted three nights in a row to the issue. And like I said he has done this on his other show (before he hosted 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue).
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Old January 29th, 2009, 12:04 AM   #7349
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I believe MSNBC is just giving the twin tower alliance some free publicity/air time. Regardless, from a practical stand point, they're (the TT Alliance) probably wrong on every argument. Their symbolic standpoint is totally subjective, whether you agree with them or not. I personally still think we could have done better than the FT, and that a lot of time has been wasted, but, come on, it's been 7 years, and we're finally making good progress, let's just all get behind it.
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Old January 29th, 2009, 01:15 AM   #7350
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Great there going to talk about the "gapig hole" again later this hour on msnbc. Is there some way we can email Msnbc?
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Old January 29th, 2009, 01:16 AM   #7351
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Most everyone outside of these forums thinks the whole project is a joke. The ticker on the bottom from the video says the FT will be finished 12 years after 9/11! That's what people will remember--not that it's complicated to build over a subway line, blah blah. Public opinion is a strong thing and it's really really hard to rationalize the absurd duration of this project to most people. Joe Public saw a hole in the ground 7 years ago, still pretty much sees a hole in the ground today, so why wouldn't he think there's still time to change the plans.
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Old January 29th, 2009, 01:43 AM   #7352
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New photos in porth autorithy of New YOrk and New jerseY
yeak! there's photos about memmorial!! thats is taking shape nicely

http://www.panynj.gov/wtcprogress/image_gallery.html
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Old January 29th, 2009, 01:49 AM   #7353
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this is a picture of the memmorial status!

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Old January 29th, 2009, 03:25 AM   #7354
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nice up date...i can see the construction site very clear...
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Old January 29th, 2009, 04:10 AM   #7355
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I love seeing all the progress on the memorial, (though I wish they'd finish that last corner on the north pool). I can't wait to see this years' 9/11 anniversary. Nearly all the steel and deck plating should be installed. Maybe this year the media won't harp on "all the delays, no progress, etc." and acknowledge all the great work that has been done.
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Old January 29th, 2009, 05:12 AM   #7356
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pardon me but certain douchbags here need to keep political shit out of this thread!! You guys already been warned by the mods to keep that shit out wtf

now back to a topic, here is another pic:




http://www.flickr.com/photos/geneko/3224679233/
wow,the core start to rise up!
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Old January 29th, 2009, 05:12 AM   #7357
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pardon me but certain douchbags here need to keep political shit out of this thread!! You guys already been warned by the mods to keep that shit out wtf

now back to a topic, here is another pic:




http://www.flickr.com/photos/geneko/3224679233/
The american cranes look so different from their Chinese counterparts.
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Old January 29th, 2009, 07:28 PM   #7358
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this is a picture of the memmorial status!

Updates (progress) in Memorial site are really great
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Old January 29th, 2009, 10:51 PM   #7359
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Two more images of the Memorial:





Pictures are from January 27th from WTC.com

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Old January 30th, 2009, 12:49 AM   #7360
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The American cranes look so different from their Chinese counterparts.
Actually, those are Favelle Favco model 760D cranes made in Australia. They were brand new when erected back in April 2007, they also have consecutive serial numbers.

http://www.favellefavco.com/index.php
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