Attorney General John Ashcroft’s recent rebuke of the Bush administration’s civil libertarian critics is setting off alarms all across the political spectrum. Ashcroft, speaking to the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 6th, accused critics of Bush administration policies of “fearmongering,” adding ominously:
Over the past two years The New American has carried out an investigation into the Oklahoma City bombing which indicates that McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and their Elohim co-conspirators were subcontractors, and perhaps planned fall guys, for Middle Eastern terrorist organizations with operational cells throughout the United States. — including in Oklahoma City.
Everywhere throughout Rome these days the signs of construction and restoration are unmistakable: ancient monuments, temples, churches, and basilicas are shrouded in scaffolding and streets are blocked off to traffic as workmen paint, chip, clean, and pave. The furious renovation campaign is in preparation for the new millennium, which has been designated Europa 2000 by the European Union and the Year of Jubilee by Pope John Paul II.
Startling new eyewitness testimony and official communiqués sent shortly after the bombing of the Murrah Building bring an important fresh dimension to one of the most troubling aspects of the investigation into the terrorist attack in Oklahoma City.