"Roedy Green" <ro...@mindprod.com> wrote in message
> According to journalists close to the Vatican, the Pope and his
> closest advisers are also concerned that the ultimate acts of evil -
> the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and
> Pentagon - were known in advance by senior Bush administration
And he knew this how?
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"Jeremiah Hamish" <jha...@spamcop.net> wrote in message
>A whole lot of people must be smoking what the Pope is....
So what is it? He doesn't look so good, maybe he should quit.
The stench to socialism
is the truth!
God Blessed America
> President George W Bush put US security agencies on alert last summer
> after receiving intelligence reports that Osama Bin Laden was planning to
> hijack American aircraft.
> The alert was revealed by White House spokesman Ari Fleischer, who said
> that the information was passed to the president during routine
> intelligence briefings and the "appropriate agencies" were notified.
> Bush: Warned of "general threats"
> The US intelligence community has already been heavily criticised for its
> failure to detect warning signs of the 11 September suicide attacks on New
> York and Washington.
> The attacks, which saw hijacked aircraft flown into the World Trade Center
> and the Pentagon, are believed to have been carried by Bin Laden's
> al-Qaeda terror group.
> However, Mr Fleischer said the information received by the president dealt
> with conventional hijackings - not the use of planes as missiles to attack
> "We had general threats involving Osama Bin Laden around the world and
> including in the United States," he said.
> BBC Washington correspondent Justin Webb says the timing of this admission
> is significant, as a congressional committee is about to start hearings
> into intelligence failings before 11 September.
> The White House did not want to be put on the defensive with leaks about
> what the president knew, our correspondent says.
> "On Sept. 10.... a group of top Pentagon officials suddenly canceled
> travel plans for the next morning, apparently because of security
> Newsweek 24 September 2001
> "Dick Cheney was on the line, and it wasnt to chitchat. The vice
> president rarely calls the Senate leadera Democrat he dismisses as an
> 'obstructionist'so Tom Daschle knew the topic was important when he
> hurried into his Capitol office. What he heard was a plea, and a warning.
> The Senate will soon launch hearings on why we werent prepared for, and
> warned about, September 11. The intelligence committee will study the
> matter, but mostly behind closed doors. Cheney was calling to
> pre-emptively protest public hearings by other committees. If the
> Democrats insisted, Bush administration officials might say theyre too
> busy running the war on terrorism to show up. Press the issue, Cheney
> implied, and you risk being accused of interfering with the mission.
> Daschle was noncommittal and, after the call, unmoved. 'Intelligence is
> just a piece of it,' he said. 'People need to know what happened......"
> Newsweek magazine, 4 February 2002
> "[A US naval intelligance officer] says he retrieved [a document]
> describing impending terrorist attacks in the United States, naming Osama
> bin Laden as an agent and the World Trade Center and the Pentagon as
> likely targets......"
> Frank' magazine, Canada, 16 October, 2001
> "While revelations from the Enron probe could be embarrassing to the White
> House, revelations concerning the terrorist attack could prove to be
> devastating..... The American public remains blissfully unaware the Bush
> administration's policies concerning Afghanistan and Osama bin Laden just
> prior to September 11. If these allegations are aired in Congressional
> hearings on CSPAN, the Bush administration will have a much bigger scandal
> on its hands than Enron..."
> The Daily Brew, 30 Jan 2002
> To understand why Cheney is in a panic over this emerging situation
> check out the following links
> Canadian TV program openly questions official version of 9/11 attacks -
> Watch Real Video Recording - Click here
> "Delmart Edward 'Mike' Vreeland, an American citizen whose claims to
> being a US Naval Lieutenant assigned to the Office of Naval Intelligence
> (ONI) are being increasingly corroborated in open court, has been in a
> Canadian jail since December 6, 2000. On August 11 or 12 of 2001, the date
> is uncertain, after trying to verbally alert his Canadian jailers to the
> coming World Trade Center attacks, he wrote down key information and
> sealed it in an envelope which he then had placed in jailers custody. This
> event is not disputed by Canadian authorities.
> The letter specifically listed a number of targets including The Sears
> Towers, The World Trade Center, The White House, The Pentagon, The World
> Bank, The Canadian parliament building in Ottawa and the Royal Bank in
> A chilling sentence follows the list of targets, 'Let one happen. Stop the
> rest!!!' When the envelope was opened on September 14th it set off alarms
> in the US and Canada.... All of this is a part of the court record."
> BUSH for lawn ornament