Just one more reason to renew expiring provisions of the Patriot Act
and to crack down on illegal aliens:
The Justice Department disclosed for the first time yesterday that two of the Sept. 11 terrorist hijackers used computers at a New Jersey state college library to access the Internet and order their airplane tickets.
The government identified the hijackers as Nawaf al Hazmi and Khalid al Mihdar, both of whom lived in an apartment in Paterson before the 2001 terrorist attacks and were on the jetliner that crashed into the Pentagon.
A Justice Department spokesman refused to name the college, but an official for William Paterson University in Wayne said last might that investigators came to the school's library following 9/11 and seized a number of public access computers.