It seems like a lifetime and a war ago, but at some point I thought politics was the way to combat the outrage of 9/11. What follows was my first, and really last, effort in that regard.
My name is Bill Veale. I have decided to run for the United States Senate, and I am seeking your support. After a lot of reading, thought, study, and commiseration, I have come to the conclusion that the attacks of 9/11 were, in their essence, an inside job perpetrated at the highest levels of the U S government. I have done my best as a private citizen to demand action from my elected representatives and from opinion leaders throughout the country. Continue reading →
Here is the speech that would have kicked off my candidacy in 2007 or so.
Everyone has the right to wonder what I am doing here. The leaders of this community have given me an opportunity to speak. They know that I have begun a journey. They know that I am driven to make that journey because of who I am, and what I believe, and the way I was raised. I am unable to rest. I am pushed and prodded and provoked and propelled to act, and I know that you will give me a fair hearing. Continue reading →