Tuesday, 11 September 2001 : "5:45pm"CNN and MSNBC are saying that Barbara Olson (wife of Solicitor General Ted Olson) was on the plane that hit the Pentagon. The AP is reporting that she called her husband from the plane and told him that the hijackers were using knife-like instruments.
Dan Gillmor: An Act of Barbarism, and America's Response
...as we hunt down their leaders and collaborators, and as we tend to the families of the dead and injured, we will be tempted beyond ourselves -- tempted to abandon our rule of law and our Constitution. If we do that, the criminals will have won.
In the short term, some will want to take out their rage on neighbors whose only offense is to have an ethnic or religious background that is deemed suspicious. ... If law enforcement and national security agencies declare war on the American people in the process [of retaliation], they will give the terrorists a gift. The despicable people who planned this will triumph if we add to the damage.
The DC police say suspicious activity should be reported to 3-1-1. The attack took place on 9-11. It'll be hard not to associate the date with the phone number.
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