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August 11, 2005

Double Super Secret Walk for Freedom


In case you don’t already have plans for Sunday Sept 11 at 10:00 am, walk do not run to your local pentagon website: (DoD News)

As part of the Department of Defense effort to commemorate Sept. 11, 2001, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld today announced the first-ever “America Supports You Freedom Walk” to remember the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, to honor U.S. troops and veterans, and to highlight the value of freedom.

The “America Supports You Freedom Walk” will begin at 10 a.m., EDT, Sunday, Sept. 11, and follow a two-mile route from the Pentagon to Arlington National Cemetery, across Memorial Bridge, passing several national memorials and ending on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. At the conclusion of the walk, participants will be invited to a concert by country music singer and songwriter Clint Black. [ed: Wayne Newton must have been booked already]

The “America Supports You Freedom Walk” is free and open to the public. Individuals interested in walking must register to participate at . Registration closes at 10 a.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 9, 2005.

So you vund to visit der Mall, Herr Hippo. May I requezt your papers, please?


  1. Perhaps you’ll notice the similarities and players from the May 2005: Iran Freedom Walk (see September 11, 2001: 4th Anniversary “Freedom Walk” artilce in SourceWatch). This comes from the SW article “Freedom Walk”:
    *Jerome Corsi, [ “Freedom Walk for liberation of Iran,”] ‘’WorldNetDaily'’, April 9, 2005.
    *[ “‘Iran Freedom Walk’ heads to White House. 200-mile trek to culminate with rally at Lafayette Park,”] ‘’WorldNetDaily'’, May 21, 2005.
    *[ “D.C. rally caps Iran liberty walk. 200-mile journey gets attention of President Bush,”] ‘’WorldNetDaily'’, May 28, 2005: “The keynote speaker Richard Perle, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense and a key architect of President Bush’s Middle East policy. Also featured is former Ambassador Mike Palmer; Joe Grieboski, founder and president of the Institute on Religion and Public Policy; and ‘Atomic Iran’ author Jerome Corsi, who is leading the walk.”

    Artificial Intelligence8:04 am, August 17

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