The Massachusetts State Police “wanted” poster describes James J. “Whitey” Bulger as a “major organized crime figure in the Boston area” who “has served time at Alcatraz for bank robbery and is alleged to be involved in several murders.” The President’s Commission on Organized Crime identifies the 69-year-old fugitive as a bank robber and suspected killer and drug trafficker. Apparently, he was also — throughout most of his notorious career — a protected federal informant.

FBI For generations it was one of the most revered and popular of American institutions. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's straight-shooting and straitlaced "G-Men" (short for government men, a moniker coined by the notorious George "Machine Gun" Kelly) were the heroes of film and television lore. They were the relentless and incorruptible nemeses of criminals, spies, and all enemies foreign and domestic. Jimmy Stewart, in The FBI Story (1959), and Efrem Zimbalist Jr., star of the long-running television series, The FBI, personified to many Americans our premier federal law enforcement agency, renowned for its professionalism, efficiency, and integrity.

The World Trade Center bombers had some curious connections.

Will Timothy McVeigh, like O.J. Simpson, walk out of court a free man? Will the perpetrators of "the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil," like the slayer of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, get away with murder? If so, it will be thanks to "incompetence" and "stupidity" so extreme on the part of federal investigators and prosecutors as to defy belief.

In the wake of the murderous Oklahoma City attack, President Clinton sent anti-terrorist legislation to Congress that should be ringing constitutional alarm bells wildly.

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