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Old 27th Mar 2002, 20:15
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The Christian Science Monitor has a good summation of most important news. It seems firm connection is being establsihed between the hijackers and the anthrax, most notably the anthrax lesions on one of the highjacker's leg.. .. .<a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/specials/sept11/dailyUpdate.html" target="_blank">http://www.csmonitor.com/specials/sept11/dailyUpdate.html</a>. .. .Why is this of note for pilots?. .. .Obviously because the firm and admament guidance the FBI provided that this was a domestic "mad bio" guy and certainly not al Quada shows how the governemtn is obviously spinning and trying to ameliorate the public perception in regards to how large and deep a threat al Quada is.. .. .It seems "Occum's Razor" is emerging as the most powerufl tool in considering problems. If a bunch of guys do what they did on 9/11, try to rent a crop duster, the anthrax attack happens at around the same time, and one of the highjacker's has anthrax - well it must mean the highjackers were the source or part of the anthrax attack. In short anthrax came form al Quada.. .. .I think this has almost the same degree of robustness as considering why 287 fell from the sky - and we also have Reid shoe bomb and now what seems to be either massive incompetence at the FBI or deliberate attempt to obfuscate so as to, I guess, "calm" the public.. .. .It takes a very stubborn mind to not reconsider the cause of 287 in the light of this anthrax development.
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Or alternatively CNN has <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2002/US/03/26/anthrax.investigation/index.html" target="_blank">this</a>.. .. . </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica">. .No connection to Sept. 11. .When the anthrax letters began turning up in the mail, many observers speculated that they might somehow be connected to international terrorists -- coming so soon after the September 11 attacks. . .. .But after searching evidence left behind by the September 11 hijackers, the FBI says there is absolutely no evidence linking them to the anthrax attacks.. .</font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica">What is the "Christian Science Monitor" anyway?. .. .Edit: Oh, and you can only use Occam's Razor to select between two CORRECT hypotheses.. . . . <small>[ 27 March 2002, 16:26: Message edited by: Evo7 ]</small>
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Over the last week the NY Times and other more reputable papers have reported that 1 or 2 of the hijackers WERE treated for Cutaneious Anthrax and that the FBI knew about it since september 12 when the Dr.s that treated them reported it.. .. .No serious testing was done of the Hijackers houses (not on the level done in the post office or the congressional offices).. .. .The assertion is that maybe the FBI has covered it up to 1. reduce panic. 2. allow the president some breathing room so that he was able to act in the well thought out way that he did, instead of striking back 1 day later.. .. .Also, the FBI got large funding increases for so called domestic terrorists in the wake of Oklahoma City so many now always like the theory of domestic terrorism.. .. .Over the weekend CNN confirmed the story as well btw. though I didn't check the website I did see it on the news here.. .. .Cheers. .Wino
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