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And after I started working for the Bureau, most of my translation duties included translations of documents and investigations that actually started way before 9/11.
 

And I am saying, how about the other two branches? And putting the pressure on our representatives in the Senate and the Congress, and the court system. They should be counter-acting this corruption, but they are sitting there silent.
 

And I have been campaigning for the past three months trying to get the Senate Judiciary Committee that has the oversight authority and responsibility to start its own public hearings.
 

And they asked me to take a polygraph as to the allegations and reports I'd made. I volunteered and I took the polygraph and passed it without a glitch.
 

And you see many people just turning away from these channels of mass media, and they're just turning in to alternative providers, because they just see what's happening.
 

And, believe me; they will do everything to cover this up.
 

At that point, which would be around February 2002, they came and they confiscated my computer, because, they said, they were suspecting that I was communicating with certain Senate members and taking this issue outside the Bureau.
 

But I can tell that once, and if, and when this issue gets to be, under real terms, investigated, you will be seeing certain people that we know from this country standing trial; and they will be prosecuted criminally.
 

But I can tell you that the issue, on one side, boils down to money - a lot of money. And it boils down to people and their connections with this money, and that's the portion that, even with this book, has not been mentioned to this day.
 

Could we have prevented in 100% certainty? I don't think anything is that certain. However, we would have had a very, very good chance for preventing it.
 

During my work there I came across some very significant issues that I started reporting in December of 2001 to the mid-level management within the FBI.
 

However, I keep reminding them that this issue is not a new issue that has come out for this election. This issue has been in the courts for two years and two months now.
 

I see people detained for simple INS violations.
 

I understand the Saudis have been named because fifteen of the nineteen hijackers were from Saudi Arabia.
 

On the other hand I have seen several, several top targets for these investigations of these terrorist activities that were allowed to leave the country - I'm not talking about weeks, I'm talking about months after 9/11.
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The information I requested under the Freedom of Information Act has been blocked for two years.
 

The only people I have seen who have been truly pushing for the truth are the family members.
 

We have to remind the people: Congress has the constitutional obligation and public responsibility to oversee these issues and the Department of Justice's operations.
 

We need to stop saying we can't rock this boat when it needs to be rocked.
 

You get to a point where it gets very complex, where you have money laundering activities, drug related activities, and terrorist support activities converging at certain points and becoming one.
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