1. "Congress Fattens Its Dossier on Sept. 11 Intelligence Errors," Los Angeles Times, June 6, 2002, at 000039826jun06.story.

2. Joyce Howard Price, "September 11 attacks called avoidable," Washington Times, June 9, 2002, p. A3, at

See also: Frank Rich, "Department of Homeland Insecurity," New York Times, June 8, at;
and "Connecting the Dots," NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, June 6, 2002, transcript at

3. Price, "September 11 attacks called avoidable."

4. Larry Margasak and John Solomon, "Agent alleges FBI stalled pre-9/11 inquiry," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 24, 2002, at

5. Wes Vernon, NewsMax.Com, "Agent: FBI Could Have Prevented 9-11," May 31, 2002, at

6. Pete Yost, "The twisting path of the Phoenix memo that took eight months to surface," Tucson Citizen, June 6, 2002, at

7. Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman, "The Hijackers We Let Escape," Newsweek, at

8. John Diamond, "U.S. had agents inside al-Qaeda," USA Today, June 4, 2002, at

9. "Terrorists' Calls Were Monitored," (New York) Daily News, June 7, 2002, at 153518.asp.

10. Justin Raimondo, "Unsolved Mysteries of 9/11," May 31, 2002, on at

11. Cf. Ronn Neff's discussion of how a notoriously inefficient government can be efficient in tyrannizing and practicing other deviltry, in "Polite totalitarianism," Polite Totalitarianism and Other Essays (Roanoke, Ind.: WTM Enterprises, 1996), pp. 11-14.

12. E. J. Dionne, Jr., "Pointing Fingers at the Truth," Washington Post, June 7, 2002, p. A27.

13. Sharon Theimer, "Senators Say Bush Plan Misses Flaws," Washington Times, June 9, 2002, at

14. See my "September 11 and the origins of the 'War on Terrorism': A revisionist account," parts 1 and 3; and "Ye shall know them by their fruits" (fourth update to original series).

15. Daniel Schorr, "Washington's secrecy battles — from 9/11 to Enron," Christian Science Monitor, May 31, 2002, at