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I just KNEW it...

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So Gibbon Wanker Bastard said, a while back:
let me just say it again: Had I known there was going to be an attack on America, I would have moved mountains to stop the attack. I would have done everything I can. My job is to protect the American people. And I asked the intelligence agency to analyze the data to tell me whether or not we faced a threat internally, like they thought we had faced a threat in other parts of the world. That's what the PDB request was. And had there been actionable intelligence, we would have moved on it.

Moved mountains, eh? Moved on actionable intelligence, huh? Well. To quote from the NYT article that has me snickering viciously, which can be found here:
Among other things, the report says that leaders of the F.A.A. received 52 intelligence reports from their security branch that mentioned Mr. Bin Laden or Al Qaeda from April to Sept. 10, 2001. That represented half of all the intelligence summaries in that time.
Interestingly,
The Bush administration has blocked the public release of the full, classified version of the report for more than five months, officials said, much to the frustration of former commission members who say it provides a critical understanding of the failures of the civil aviation system. The administration provided both the classified report and a declassified, 120-page version to the National Archives two weeks ago and, even with heavy redactions in some areas, the declassified version provides the firmest evidence to date about the warnings that aviation officials received concerning the threat of an attack on airliners and the failure to take steps to deter it.

Yeah. Moved mountains. Riii-iight.
  • I never once thought they didn't know anything was going down.
    • Same here- my third thought was 'wonder if monkeyboy set this up personally or just capitalized' (first two being 'god I hate those buildings' and 'Well, looks like bin Laden finally pulled it off').
  • Starting to sound like they moved mountains to make it happen :(
  • postponing the release also kept it out of the official 9/11 Report findings.

    Hmmm.
  • G-Dub

    The only mountains that bastard will move are ones with endangered species on them and oil under them.
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