Bin Laden Comes Home To Roost
His CIA ties are only the beginning of a woeful story
Newsweek (MSNBC) 1998
Ashcroft Flying High
"the Justice Department cited what it called a "threat assessment" by the FBI, and said Ashcroft has been advised to travel only by private jet for the remainder of his term."
CBS, July 26, 2001
Newspaper: Echelon Gave Authorities Warning Of Attacks - WP, Newsbytes, September 13, 2001
San Francisco Gate Chronicle - Suspicious Profits Sit Uncollected
Airline investors seem to be lying low:
Pt 1 - September 19, 2001
Pt 2 - September 21, 2001
Pt 3 - September 22, 2001
Pt 4 - September 29, 2001
Willie Brown Got Low-Key Early Warning About Air Travel
For Mayor Willie Brown, the first signs that something was amiss came late Monday when he got a call from what he described as his airport security - - a full eight hours before yesterday's string of terrorist attacks -- advising him that Americans should be cautious about their air travel.
San Francisco Gate Chronicle, September 12, 2001
NY Times ADMITS Scrubbing 9-09 Warning
Democrats.Com, 21 February, 2002
Instant Messages To Israel Warned Of WTC Attack
Washington Post, September 27, 2001
Officials at instant-messaging firm Odigo confirmed today that two employees received text messages warning of an attack on the World Trade Center two hours before terrorists crashed planes into the New York landmarks.
BILL NELSON: Perhaps we want to do this in our session, in executive session. But my question is an obvious one for not only this committee, but for the executive branch and the military establishment.
If we knew that there was a general threat on terrorist activity, which we did, and we suddenly have two trade towers in New York being obviously hit by terrorist activity, of commercial airliners taken off course from Boston to Los Angeles, then what happened to the response of the defense establishment once we saw the diversion of the aircraft headed west from Dulles turning around 180 degrees and, likewise, in the aircraft taking off from Newark and, in flight, turning 180 degrees? That's the question. I leave it to you as to how you would like to answer it. But we would like an answer. General Myers Confirmation Hearing, September 13, 2001
Why Were None Of The Planes Intercepted? - Emperors
Cheney's Cover Story - Emperors
Bush In The Open (Pet Goat Story) - Emperors
The Official Stand-Down Order
At 9:25, Garvey, in an historic and admirable step, and almost certainly after getting an okay from the White House, initiated a national ground stop, which forbids takeoffs and requires planes in the air to get down as soon as reasonable.
The order, which has never been implemented since flying was invented in 1903, applied to virtually every single kind of machine that can takeoff - civilian, military, or law enforcement.
The Herndon command center coordinated the phone call to all major FAA sites, the airline reps in the room contacted all airlines, and so-called NOTAMS