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Holt: FBI anthrax investigation is itself subject of probe

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posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 08:47 AM

Holt: FBI anthrax investigation is itself subject of probe

Holt, along with a handful of other legislators, had sent a letter to the GAO in May requesting an investigation into the FBI’s handling of the case. The FBI officially closed the case in February after concluding in 2008 that Dr. Bruce Ivins, a former biodefense scientist, was the sole culprit in the attacks.

Ivins, a resident of Frederick, Md., committed suicide shortly before government investigators planned to formally file charges against him.

“The American people need credible answer
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posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 08:47 AM

Holt has charged in the past that the FBI investigation failed to address basic questions including Ivins’ motive and his connections with the local area.

No doubt, and later he commited "suicide".

Holt has also introduced legislation calling for a formal congressional commission to investigate the attacks. Similar to the 9/11 Commission, the panel would hold hearings and be granted subpoena power.

Officials with the Obama administration earlier this year said the president would veto any such legislation, saying it would be redundant in the wake of the FBI and NAS investigations.

So Obama is not on the right side of history here, no surprise there!
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posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 10:36 AM
Holts concerns stem at least partly from a powerful memo sent to him by attorney and peace activist Barry Kissin. Kissin is convinced, that Ivins is just another patsy who is blamed in this case. He believes that Ivins has nothing to do with the anthrax-letters. Kissin believes that the letters stem from a secret U.S. bioweapons-program and I agree with him.
Memo: Cover-Up - The Truth About The Anthrax Attacks
Barry Kissin gave also a very passionate interview on Guns & Butter.

The anthrax-attacks happened in the aftermath of 9/11. They frightened the public and the legislative was scared into quickly passing the pre-911-written Patriot Act. Here is a video by Ryan Dawson, which explains the timeline of the anthrax-attacks

(the important part starts at 2:12):

The Patriot Act could have been blocked by the Senate. Two especially deadly letters were sent to the two Senators, who were in positions to block the bill. The anthrax sent to these Senators was especially weaponized and highly dispersive. Senator Daschle, was the Majority Leader of the Senate. Senator Leahy, was the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee. Leahy is also one of the leading privacy advocates. Leahy had in the past informed the public by showing an unclassified draft report on the Iran-Contra affair to a news reporter. He was also the main sponsor of the Leahy law, which is a human rights stipulation in the U.S. congressional foreign assistance legislation. The Leahy Law prohibits U.S. military assistance to foreign military units that violate human rights with impunity. This should make assistance to a country which uses DU-munition in urbanized areas and uses white phosphorous against civilian populations illegal.

Those two letters read:


The anthrax letters were used to build hostility against Iraq. Multiple lies were used to connect an alleged illegal Iraqi weapons-program with these letters. It was claimed, that the letters contained bentonite, which was allegedly used previously in the Iraqi-bioweapons-program. But worse, the Neocons disseminated a story which linked the anthrax letters to the highjackers, Al Qaeda and Iraq.

This was done by putting out a story on an alleged meeting between Mohammed Atta and an Iraqi consul in Prague. Colin Powell used a little vial during his UN-speech to highlight the danger of Saddam Hussein giving bioweapons to terrorists. The story of the meeting between Atta and the consul was first published at the 18th September 2001, before the first anthrax-letter was even opened. This alleged meeting never happened. It is an invented myth.

The Neocons who put out these lies had previously written down their position towards biowarfare. The members of PNAC not only wanted an increased military spending, they had also the following attitude towards towards bioweapons:

"New methods of attack -- electronic, 'non-lethal', biological -- will be more widely available ... combat likely will take place in new dimensions, in space, cyberspace, and perhaps the world of microbes ... advanced forms of biological warfare that can 'target' specific genotypes may transform biological warfare from the realm of terror to a politically useful tool"

After the attacks, the funding of the biowarfare-program was quadrupled. Project BioShield was created and hundreds of millions were spent on vaccine-stocks. Much more dangerous bioweapons research was started. Even if nominal only biodefence-research was funded, it is important to keep in mind, that this research has dual-use applications.

Some politicians and journalists showed amazing precognitive abilities. Cheney and his cronies started to take the antiviral drug Cipro, before the first anthrax-letter was opened.

I believe the anthrax-letters are also a smoking gun for 9/11. Highly sophisticated weaponized anthrax came out of an U.S. military laboratory. Many people especially the Neocons had foreknowledge and used lies to frame innocent persons. They used lies to further their own agenda. The letters were sent from locations, close to places, were the highjackers had lived. Since they were sent after 9/11, the highjackers themselves could not have sent the letters.

edit on 17-9-2010 by Drunkenshrew because: grammar and typos

posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 11:23 AM
Don't forget SAIC. (Science Applications International Corporation)

In January 1999, new SAIC consultant Steven Hatfill and his collaborator, SAIC vice president Joseph Soukup, commissioned William C. Patrick (a retired leading figure in the old U.S. bioweapons program) to report on the possibilities of terrorist anthrax mailings in the United States. (There had been a spate of hoax anthrax mailings in the previous two years.) Barbara Hatch Rosenberg said that the report was commissioned "under a CIA contract to SAIC". However, SAIC said Hatfill and Soukup commissioned it internally—there was no outside client.

Patrick produced his 28-page report in February 1999. Some subsequently saw it as a "blueprint" for the 2001 anthrax attacks. The report suggested the maximum amount of anthrax powder—2.5 grams—that could be put in an envelope without producing a suspicious bulge. This was just a little more than the actual amounts—2 grams each—in the letters sent to Senators Tom Daschle and Patrick Leahy. But the report also suggested that a terrorist might produce a spore concentration of 50 billion spores per gram. This was only one-twentieth of the actual concentration—1 trillion spores per gram—in the letters sent to the senators.[8]

In 2002, SAIC was chosen by the NSA to produce a technology demonstration platform for the agency's Trailblazer Project in a contract worth $280 million. Trailblazer is a "Digital Network Intelligence" system, intended to analyze data carried on computer networks. Project participants included Boeing, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Booz Allen Hamilton. SAIC had also participated in the concept definition phase of Trailblazer, beginning March 2001.[9] According to science news site, Trailblazer was a continuation of the earlier ThinThread program.[10] In 2005 NSA director Michael Hayden told a Senate hearing that the Trailblazer program was several hundred million dollars over budget and years behind schedule.[11]

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