Sustaining Donors Interview Print
Written by Mike Cook   
Tuesday, 23 June 2009 00:00

What made Hank Joerger and Tom Spellman decide to support AE911Truth?

Hank Joerger has been with us since the beginning. He started a 9/11 Truth chapter in Davis, CA, before AE911Truth existed. He knew from the day of 9/11 that something wasn't right, but there weren't many people around who agreed with him. Thomas Paine said, "Time makes more converts than reason." Turns out, he was right, about that and much more. When Hank discovered AE911Truth, he was overjoyed and joined up immediately as a petition signer and sustaining donor, and did whatever else he could. He says, “I'm an old guy, but I can write a check every once in a while.” He supported us when Richard went to Germany and will do so again when Richard comes to Sacramento. Regarding the evidence that AE911Truth presents, he says, “In my estimation, it is the single, easiest thing to prove about the failure of the Bush/Cheney scenario, the fact that the buildings did not come down by fire.” Prior to the formation of AE911Truth, the “three best newspapers in the country, The Rock Creek Free PressThe Idaho Observer, and The Liberty Voice,” helped keep hope alive for Hank. We are very grateful for Hank's long-running support.

Another of our treasured sustaining donors is Tom Spellman.

AE911Truth: Why did you become a sustaining donor? What prompted you to get involved?

TS: That’s a long story, to say the least. About a year and a half after 9/11, I looked at the issue of the Pentagon. I decided it was debatable what happened there, but the rest of it [the official story] was a pile of S*%#." He also said, "There wasn't any doubt in my mind that the use of explosives to bring down the Twin Towers and Building 7 was crazy. And then, Steven Jones says, 'random fires and random damage cannot produce a symmetrical collapse.' Then, the light was on! That's it! Then I just got involved like all the rest of us...." He sent Richard an email and was glommed onto pretty fast — because he wanted to help and was well qualified to do so. Tom has been involved in managing small businesses for 20 years, and as such he has been an invaluable asset to our organization. Managing high-caliber person power and making the most of meager financial resources to accomplish crucial tasks is no easy feat. We thank him and ALL of our sustaining members and volunteers more than we can possibly say. We wouldn't be able to do this vital work without you!

The organization has grown too large for Richard to personally handle new volunteers stepping forward. We have a volunteer webpage that tells you what you need to get started. Thanks.