Today is the anniversary of the day Harriet Miers handed George Bush an intelligence memo entitled, "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.". Ultim
August 5, 2008

Today is the anniversary of the day Harriet Miers handed George Bush an intelligence memo entitled, "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.". Ultimately, Bin Laden's determination was more successful than George Bush's intelligence. As of this writing, Bin Laden remains at large. [Never Forget logo by Tengrain.]

And let us not forget how seriously then National Security Director (now Secretary of State) Condoleezza Rice took that report:

Interesting that the Hamdan conviction falls on this anniversary.

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