ignorance is . . . "security?"

The "homeland security" bill accepted by Republican-Democrats yesterday does not include a provision for the creation of an independent commission to investigate the circumstances leading up to Sept. 11, although in September the Senate had actually overwhelmingly agreed to add such a commission to the bill.

Some people had this strange idea that it would be useful to know how the terrorists could have been so successful, but others must have a very good reason to ensure that we never know what happened.

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Published on November 13, 2002 9:13 PM.

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