Tuesday, August 31, 2004

'25 things we now know three years after 9/11'

Bernard Weiner: '25 things we now know three years after 9/11'
Posted on Monday, August 30 @ 09:51:20 EDT
By Bernard Weiner, The Crisis Papers
The Republican Party -- in a shameless , all-too-obvious attempt to manipulate the tragedy of 9/11 for partisan ends -- chose New York City for its nominating convention. Must have seemed like a great idea at the time.
Their coming to Manhattan not only infuriates New Yorkers, who were badly played by Bush&Co. after the attacks, but enables the rest of us in the country to use Ground Zero as the backdrop for examining the gross failures and crimes of the Bush Administration since that tragic day in September 2001.
So, here is an update of things we've learned during the three years since 9/11 -- documented mostly from government papers and respected journalistic accounts -- about the Administration that rules in our names.

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