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May 16, 2002: Statement of Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney on Terrorist Warnings

Statement of Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney on May 16, 2002.
This is posted on Mike Ruppert's web site  http://www.copvcia.com as well as Rep. Cynthia McKinney's web site.


Statement of Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney on Terrorist Warnings

May 16, 2002

Several weeks ago, I called for a congressional investigation into what warnings the Bush Administration received before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. I was derided by the White House, right wing talk radio, and spokespersons for the military-industrial complex as a conspiracy theorist. Even my patriotism was questioned because I dared to suggest that Congress should conduct a full and complete investigation into the most disastrous intelligence failure in American history. Georgia Senator Zell Miller even went so far as to characterize my call for hearings as "dangerous, loony and irresponsible."

Today's revelations that the administration, and President Bush, were given months of notice that a terrorist attack was a distinct possibility points out the critical need for a full and complete congressional investigation.

It now becomes clear why the Bush Administration has been vigorously opposing congressional hearings. The Bush Administration has been engaged in a conspiracy of silence. If committed and patriotic people had not been pushing for disclosure today's revelations would have been hidden by the White House.

Because I love my country, because I am a patriot, and because the American people deserve the truth, I believe it would be dangerous, loony and irresponsible not to hold full congressional hearings on any warnings the Bush Administration had before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Ever since I came to Congress in 1992, there are those who have been trying to silence my voice. I've been told to "sit down and shut up" over and over again. Well, I won't sit down and I won't shut up until the full and unvarnished truth is placed before the American people.

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How does it feel to be a murderer George 16.May.2002 18:44


Imagine, George, what it will be like to go down in history as the President who allowed three thousand of his own citizens to die in the name of a war for oil.

We all heard Condie Rice's voice shaking like that of a little school girl who has gone before the class assembly. Its gonna be over soon George.

Remember the coup leaders in Venezuela? Get ready, Georgie. The White House is next.

here's what ya need 17.May.2002 18:23


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Sherman Skolnick's Report

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Thierry Meyssan on 9.11

Steve Grey's IMC article on September 11 collusion

Patrick Martin on WSWS--invasion plans pre-9.11

Narco News Publishes Sgt. Stan Goff

Jim Marrs overview of the war on terrorism

questions, questions . . .

United Flight 93 Crash page

Venice, Florida

what did the US know and when

What Did They Know

What Hit The Pentagon

World Trade Center Demolition and the So-Called War on Terrorism