Families Sue US, Reject 9/11 ‘Bribe’

By Tim Harper The Toronto Star Tuesday, Dec 23, 2003 www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article _Type1&c=Article&cid=1072134612206&call_pageid=968332188854&col=968350060724 WASHINGTON—For some, it’s blood money, a repugnant payoff they feel they have no choice but to accept. For a handful of others, the process of claiming compensation is too painful: they find themselves paralyzed by grief and unable to reopen emotional wounds barely

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Bush Knew?

By Terence Kivlin The Staten Island Advance Sunday, Dec 21, 2003 http://www.silive.com Former Vermont Gov. and current presidential candidate Howard Dean is just the latest Democratic critic of President Bush to suggest that he had foreknowledge of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Off and on for over the last two years, Democrats have flirting with

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Daschle PNACkles “commission incredible”

By David Kubiak Saturday, Dec 20, 2003 http://houston.indymedia.org/news/2003/12/21097.php December 17th: 9/11 Commission Chairman Kean fires off a news blip claiming the September 11 attacks were “preventable,” some officials had “simply failed”, and “major revelations” are due next month. Titillating stuff, without question, but Kean was already backing off the next day, “clarifying” that “We have

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9-11 Chair: Attack was Preventable

By Randall Pinkston CBS News Wednesday, December 17, 2003 http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/12/17/eveningnews/main589137.shtml (CBS) For the first time, the chairman of the independent commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks is saying publicly that 9/11 could have and should have been prevented, reports CBS News Correspondent Randall Pinkston. “This is a very, very important part of history and we’ve got

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Keeping Secrets

By Christopher H. Schmitt and Edward T. Pound US News and World Report Friday, Dec 12, 2003 http://www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/031222/usnews/22secrecy.htm The Bush administration is doing the public’s business out of the public eye. Here’s how–and why. “Democracies die behind closed doors.” –U.S. Appeals Court Judge Damon J. Keith At 12:01 p.m. on Jan. 20, 2001, as a

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Sorry to annoy you with this, White House. But the 9/11 inquiry is important.

By Joe Rothstein US Politics Today Sunday, December 07, 2003 Link to original In my last column I reviewed some of the events leading up to 9/11 to demonstrate (and I don’t want to be uncharitable here to those involved) that a roomful of blind monkeys could have anticipated that hijacked airplanes might be used

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