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Angry widow calls for new 9/11 panel
St. Petersburg Times ^ | August 12, 2005 | PAUL DE LA GARZA

Posted on 08/14/2005 12:50:15 PM PDT by george76

TAMPA - With details emerging Thursday that the Sept. 11 commission omitted crucial information from its final report last year, a group of 9/11 widows called for creation of a new independent panel.

"I'm very disturbed, and I want to get some answers," said Kristen Breitweiser, whose husband, Ronald, died in the World Trade Center. "I want to know what the truth is."

Her organization, the September 11th Advocates, or the Jersey Girls, was instrumental in pushing for creation of the Sept. 11 commission.

On Thursday, the now-disbanded commission became embroiled in controversy, after acknowledging it omitted crucial information about ringleader Mohammed Atta in its final report last summer.

Former commission members planned to issue a "comprehensive statement" Thursday afternoon addressing the latest developments but they balked, saying they were still reviewing documents.

In a scathing letter Wednesday to the former co-chairmen of the commission, Weldon said, "The commission's refusal to investigate Able Danger after being notified of its existence, and its recent efforts to feign ignorance of the project while blaming others for supposedly withholding information on it, brings shame on the commissioners."

Early in the week, Al Felzenberg, who had been the commission's chief spokesman, said the panel was unaware of intelligence specifically naming Atta.

But he said subsequent information provided Wednesday confirmed that the commission had been aware of the intelligence.

It did not make it into the final report because the information was not consistent with what the commission knew about Atta's whereabouts before the attacks, he said.

Citing the latest revelations, Breitweiser, the Sept. 11 widow, called the findings of the Sept. 11 commission "an utterly hollow report."

(Excerpt) Read more at sptimes.com ...


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To: george76

She got played big time and willingly so by the Clintonista hacks.


151 posted on 08/14/2005 7:11:38 PM PDT by Ron in Acreage (It's the borders stupid! "ALLEN IN 08")
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To: SunnyD1182

"Looks like it's already too late for that one. Other members of this group are actually DEFENDING Gorelick"

If they're defending Gorelick, then
1) They don't know what they're talking about, and/or
2) They're being disingenuous.


152 posted on 08/14/2005 7:14:37 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: beyond the sea

"Former commission members planned to issue a "comprehensive statement" Thursday afternoon addressing the latest developments but they balked"

I wonder if Gorelick was unwilling to go along? Or Ben-Veniste?


153 posted on 08/14/2005 7:20:50 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: putupjob

"The MSM has just about defanged this story already"

The MSM never began to look into this story. Or anything else concerning 9/11. All they do is read the Commission hand-outs.


154 posted on 08/14/2005 7:24:08 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: milagro

"NBC News last night--hosted by David Gregory--did an "In Depth" story on Weldon's "accusations". They made it sound like Weldon's info was wrong"

They have no idea whether Weldon's information is right or wrong, because I'll bet they did no independent investigation of the matter.


155 posted on 08/14/2005 7:29:48 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

" Hell. Now their electrocuting the poor bastard!"
What!!!They can't do that.
They have been using that poor duck for 5 years...."

Haven't you seen the Frankenstein scene where they have a babe on one bed and the duck on the other, both wired up? Then Igor pulls the high voltage switch, and huge arcs and sparks start to fly throught the duck? I tell ya. They are trying to electrocute him. Hundreds of millions of volts at thousands of amperes pass through his body as he whacks around on the bed.


156 posted on 08/14/2005 7:32:13 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: george76

She's just upset that there's currently another nutty, bereaved moonbat getting more attention than she.


157 posted on 08/14/2005 7:33:51 PM PDT by The Phantom FReeper (So? People in Hell want ice water.)
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To: jimbo123

"If I recall correctly, her organization's spiritual leader was Richard Ben Veniste, right?"

Ya think she got a call from Ben-Veniste's office after this Hardball appearance?


158 posted on 08/14/2005 7:36:58 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: Howlin
No objective person could plausibly argue that Gorelick should of been on that panel. She should been answering questiions.

The fact that this woman is defending her reeks somthin ' awful.

It's a Clinton legacy racket.

159 posted on 08/14/2005 8:07:22 PM PDT by zarf
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To: citizencon
Will Kristen Breitweiser now admit that she has been used by the vast left-wing cosnpiracy to blame 9/11 on President Bush?

Kristin, meet Cindy Sheehan, Cindy, This is Kristin...

160 posted on 08/14/2005 10:54:20 PM PDT by Wil H
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To: george76
I can give her some answers, as can many authors who were there in the previous administration who SAW the Clinton regime thumb their nose at terrorist attacks and cover up many of them that happened. They wanted to be the administration of feelin' good, the good time Bubba and his Marxist wife! The commission protected them, as usual.
161 posted on 08/14/2005 10:57:15 PM PDT by ladyinred (Leftist=Anti American!)
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To: zarf
It's a clinton legacy racket.

Just how many more people have to die for that bastard's legacy?

162 posted on 08/14/2005 11:06:47 PM PDT by Wil H
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To: george76

BUMP


163 posted on 08/15/2005 12:23:50 AM PDT by AnimalLover ( ((Are there special rules and regulations for the big guys?)))
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To: george76

bttt


164 posted on 08/15/2005 12:26:46 AM PDT by nopardons
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To: george76

bookmark


165 posted on 08/15/2005 12:30:44 AM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Conservatives are from Earth. Liberals are from Uranus.(c))
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To: popdonnelly
I wonder if Gorelick was unwilling to go along? Or Ben-Veniste?

The government really likes to try the "let's ignore it and the mainstream media will help us make it go away" strategy! It works.

Weldon has an uphill battle. Remember Carlos Ghigliotti.

166 posted on 08/15/2005 1:26:28 AM PDT by beyond the sea ("If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball." - Jack Lemmon)
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To: beyond the sea
I kept waiting for an anvil to fall on Gorelick's head.

It kind of did when Ashcroft testified. But the panel propped her back up and pretended it never happened... Kind of like the press now.

Re: the media guys "on our side" who are poo-pooing this. My guess is that somebody they all like a lot told them Weldon is a nut case and they took his or her word for it.

Remember back to the election when Kalb (can't remember if it was the father or the son) sent a memo that became public that it should be their duty to come down harder on Bush than Kerry because it was so very important that this election come out the right way? Also, hold in mind that one of the Kalbs (father or son--both share an agenda) was Soros' man and ran one of his programs (read scams) for him.

I almost choked when Britt Hume, whom I had always trusted more than any other, said that he knew Kalb well and "he's a good guy". Britt didn't say the memo was false and he didn't say it was OK to do that, but he sure as hell wasn't going to condemn the Kalb in question for writing it because he was good friends with the guy and (foolishly IMO) trusted him.

Now Marvin Kalb appears on Fox and talks swill there.

I sure hope you are right about Breitweiser and that she comes through

167 posted on 08/15/2005 5:29:43 AM PDT by Sal (Devout Marxians work 24/7 to make Marxianity the state religion of the USA.)
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To: Sal
I sure hope you are right about Breitweiser and that she comes through

I hope I'm right about her too. She looks like one very pissed off girl, and one who is aware that she got it wrong the first time. I've always liked her. I know I'm in the complete minority here, but she was deluded by so many liberal influences around her. She has it straight now.

If the Republicans or SOMEONE honest in congress continues to push this story for a good while....... I'd bet she'd have her own press conference asking for congressional hearings.

168 posted on 08/15/2005 5:39:11 AM PDT by beyond the sea ("If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball." - Jack Lemmon)
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To: 6SJ7
When she realizes Able Danger occured during the Clinton years, she'll quite down.

Bingo!

169 posted on 08/15/2005 5:47:32 AM PDT by meema
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