Say What?

"The president of the United States had us at battle stations during this period of time." - Condoleezza Rice telling the 9-11 Commission about a government on high alert during the summer of 2001

"No mulligans, except on the first tee." - President Bush joking with reporters at a Texas golf course on August 7, 2001, the day after receiving the briefing about bin Laden's intention to strike inside the U.S.


  • Fear of Flying Why did Ashcroft stop flying commercial only weeks before 9-11?
  • Plane Truth Among Questions Still Up In The Air Is Why Our Jet Fighters Weren't
  • Shock and DisgustBritish officials blast U.S. for its 'HAM-fisted overkill' in Iraq
  • Daily Condi A closer look at Rice's testimony
  • Breaking: Correcting Condi
  • Condi's Pre-Testimony Primer Looking ahead to Condoleezza Rice's testimony before the 9-11 panel
  • 9-11 Hearings Get Partisan "Prior to 9-11, the FBI did not have an adequate ability to know what it knew."
  • Additional reporting: Alicia Ng