September 11th

The extent of incompetence displayed in 2001 is even greater than previously thought:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/11/opinion/the-bush-white-house-was-deaf-to-9-11-warnings.html?_r=1

 

While those documents are still not public, I have read excerpts from many of them, along with other recently declassified records, and come to an inescapable conclusion: the administration’s reaction to what Mr. Bush was told in the weeks before that infamous briefing reflected significantly more negligence than has been disclosed. In other words, the Aug. 6 document, for all of the controversy it provoked, is not nearly as shocking as the briefs that came before it.

 

And a PS: let’s not forget the other September 11th, in 1973, when a CIA-backed military coup d’√Čtat installed a brutal dictatorship in Chile…

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