posted on Dec, 2 2005 @ 02:51 AM
Chatting about 9/11 is fine, and you learn things all the time, but now I want to go a step further and fire off a few Freedom of Information
Applications before Christmas. Maybe, just maybe I can come up with something interesting. (Okay, probably I won't, but I'll never know unless I
But what to apply for? The passenger manifests are one obvious possibility, although maybe documents that originate from a commercial company won't
be available. I thought I could ask for the threat assessments given to John Ashcroft, that resulted in him not flying commercial flights for a while
pre-9/11. Or that FBI case document 199i-WF-etc (sometimes also mistakenly called a Bush Executive Order) about earlier investigations into the bin
Ladens and terrorism. None of these would "break the case", obviously, but realistically that's not going to happen anyway: the best I can hope
for is to shed some light on a tiny aspect of the overall story.
Maybe it is possible to do more, though. What would you ask for? Are there better documents to choose? Let me know & if I agree I'll ask for
those, too, then update you here on the applications progress.