Do you remember the aftermath of the attacks of September 11, 2001? Events were canceled out of respect for the dead. People cried in public. The newspapers ran entire sections on the attacks for months. Nations around the world played the Star Spangled Banner and
Number of people, including non-Americans, killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001: less than 3,000 Number of people, just Americans, killed every year because they don’t have health insurance: nearly 45,000 (link | link | link; publication full text) United We Stand?
“President George W. Bush did 9/11. No Shit. Really.” So says Mike Palecek at the very top of his website. This declaration is a fair summation of his new short novel Guests of the Nation, a novel that Palecek sent to Irregular Times with the