The lesson of September 11, 2001 that George Pataki learned is that when a Republican politician can’t come up with a reasonable justification for disagreeing with someone else’s foreign policy, saying something vague about “lessons of September 11th” is an effective alternative.
The testimony is going to be given in secret, which means that the American people will never know what is really going on in these separate hearings, and will not be able to judge for themselves that the military trials are truly fair. Will the witnesses be deprived of counsel during these hearings? Will the defense be given equal access? We won’t know, because the truth in these trials will be censored from us.
Well, you didn’t. Nobody else in the USA did either, despite generous dollops of dire prediction. Loads of Americans died yesterday from other causes. Many of those deaths were preventable. No one read their names.
We can expect between four thousand and twelve thousand Americans to die every year because Barack Obama refused to institute anti-smog protections required by the Clean Air Act. Do the deaths of these Americans m
We don’t have the allow the month of the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2011 to be the month that we set the stage for another massacre. We could make this the occasion to take a stand against environmental terrorism by the fossil fuels corporations. More people are being killed by smog every year than were killed in the terrorist attack of September 11. Unfortunately, Barack Obama is standing with Big Oil, and not doing what it takes to defend the American people.
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
Those who are trying to ban the Cordoba House are not being sensitive to the feelings of Julia Rodriguez, a sister of a September 11 victim. Maybe they should relocate their protests to a more appropriate subject.
Consider the photograph taken by Daryl Lang, of the New York Dolls Gentleman’s Club, which has been built an equal distance from the September 11, 2001 “Ground Zero” as the proposed Muslim community center.
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?