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Here are more questions that Richard Clarke needs to be asked:
1) Along with Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, he was a key player in the top-secret Continuity of Government program throughout the 1980s and 1990s. What exactly did his (plus Cheney and Rumsfeld's) role in this program involve?
(See my blog entry "Richard Clarke, 9/11, and the Continuity of Government Plan" for more information on this.)
2) By about 9:05 on 9/11, immediately after second tower was hit, Clarke had concluded that al-Qaeda was behind the attacks, telling Dick Cheney at that time: "It's an al-Qaeda attack and they like simultaneous attacks. This may not be over." How was he able to figure it out so quickly, with no hard evidence to base his conclusions upon and without any investigation having been conducted?
3) In February 2007, he told an online discussion at Boston.com that the Popular Mechanics book Debunking 9/11 Myths was "a great book," and that people who think 9/11 was an inside job "should all be forced to read it." Does he still believe this?
However, I just realized -- and I'm admitting that I too have never done this as an activist myself -- you all really need to carry literature on you to give to the people to whom you're asking questions. That way the next time they're approached for an update, they can't say they have no idea what you're talking about.
Forgetting to look into what someone once mentioned to you about an important issue may be somewhat understandable (as one could claim forgetfulness about the details); however, not reviewing the provided literature about that issue is completely lazy and inexcusable.
I would have been ALL OVER the PEOC, and the wargames taking place that morning... I wish you guys would call me, or email me before you do this so I could possibly help you with questions to ask... like I did for Justin, and Perino, etc...
Edit: Sorry if my original comment came off as "snobby." Not my intention.
Sibel Edmonds testified in front of the 9/11 Commission February 11th 2004 (Clarke testified March 24 2004), though you wouldn't learn about Sibel's testimony by going to the 9/11 Commission website. She has a whole single footnote in the 9/11 Commission [9/11 Commission, 7/24/2004, pp. 222; Edmonds, 8/1/2004]. She has been commented on by several individuals, the only people unwilling to talk about Sibel Edmonds are those that are hiding something, e.g. Valerie Plame, Richard Clarke. Clarke should have been confronted with all those who have commented on Sibel so that he wouldn't be able to weasel out of that question so easily.
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