While the MSM is phoning in to Oprah, heartbroken over being ignored by the White House for Valentine's Day - the real story begins tomorrow with the Able Danger Hearings.
Here is what came out today via Newsmax of Rep. Curt Weldon's news conference.
"WASHINGTON -- Pre-Sept. 11 intelligence conducted by a secret military unit identified terrorist ringleader Mohamed Atta 13 different times, a congressman said Tuesday.
During a Capitol Hill news conference, Rep. Curt Weldon, R-Pa., said the unit - code-named "Able Danger" - also identified "a problem" in Yemen two weeks before the attack on the USS Cole. It knew the problem was tied into the port of Aden and involved a U.S. platform, but the ship commander was not made aware of it, Weldon said.
The suicide bombing of the Cole killed 17 sailors on Oct. 12, 2000.
If anyone had told the Cole's commander that there was any indication of a problem in Aden, "he would not have gone there," Weldon told reporters. "He had no clue."
Weldon would not say who provided evidence of such intelligence to him.
Since August, Weldon, vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has pushed Congress and the Pentagon to investigate the workings of Able Danger, which used data mining to identify links that might indicate the workings of terrorists. If he is correct, it would change the timeline for when government officials first became aware of Atta's links to al-Qaida.
Former members of the Sept. 11 commission have dismissed Weldon's findings.
Cmdr. Greg Hicks, a Pentagon spokesman, released a statement saying that Pentagon officials welcome the opportunity to address these issues during a hearing scheduled Wednesday before a subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee."
It's evident that the MSM has ignored this story for the most part - for good reason. It's an indictment of the previous Administration - i.e.; Clinton/Gorelick wall. Weldon is coming forward with even more information than previous with this information on the Cole which is according my sources correct. It was a Pearl Harbor revisited as the warnings were ignored, the fault of a disheaveled and disinterested Administration more interested in hiding it's involvement in China Gate, than protecting it's sailors.
Typical for the "ME Administration". The difference now is while the Clinton's still control the press, they don't control the throusands of blogs such as this and others who will get the truth out.
AJ Strata has the most comprehensive postings on this story, be sure to check it out.
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Posted by Jack Moss