Tuesday’s question

The Family Steering Committee of the 9/11 Independent Commission would like to ask President Bush: As commander-in-chief from May 1, 2001 until September 11, 2001, did you or any agent of the United States government carry out any negotiations or talks with Osama bin Laden, an agent of Osama bin Laden, or al-Qaida? During that [Read More...]

Monday’s question

The Family Steering Committee of the 9/11 Independent Commission would like to ask President Bush: What defensive measures did you take in response to pre-9/11 warnings from eleven nations about a terrorist attack, many of which cited an attack in the continental United States? Did you prepare any directives in response to these actions? If [Read More...]

Crooked and, you know, lying

I'm sure someone will explain to me why this report from Knight-Ridder's Tony Pugh, is really another sterling example of the integrity and trustworthiness of the Bush administration: The government's top expert on Medicare costs was warned that he would be fired if he told key lawmakers about a series of Bush administration cost estimates [Read More...]

Thursday’s question

(It's still Thursday somewhere.) The Family Steering Committee of the 9/11 Independent Commission would like to ask President Bush: As commander-in-chief, from May 1, 2001 until September 11, 2001, did you receive any information from any intelligence agency official or agent that Osama bin Laden was planning to attack this nation on its own soil [Read More...]

Statutory

Today's edition of The (Del.) News Journal features two adjacent stories with a similar theme. Both stories involve adults who apparently have decided that the developmental differences between minors and adults are insignificant. In both stories, teenage children are treated as fully capable of making adult decisions on the same terms and with the same [Read More...]

Single-season records

First, some opposition research: Ozzie Smith committed 281 errors. Ted Williams struck out 709 times. Cy Young lost 316 games. Rickey Henderson was thrown out stealing 335 times. If voting for the Hall of Fame were conducted like voting for a presidential election, that might be all most people would ever know about these guys. [Read More...]

Wednesday’s question

The Family Steering Committee of the 9/11 Independent Commission would like to ask President Bush: Specifically, what did you learn from the August 6, 2001, PDB about the terrorist threat that was facing our nation? Did you request any follow-up action to take place? Did you request any further report be developed and/or prepared? [Read more...]

Tuesday’s question

The Family Steering Committee of the 9/11 Independent Commission would like to ask President Bush: Beginning with the transition period between the Clinton administration and your own, and ending on 9/11/01, specifically what information (either verbal or written) about terrorists, possible attacks and targets, did you receive from any source? This would include briefings or [Read More...]


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