It’s hard to believe that it’s been over a decade now since the World Trade Center fell. Time moves ever forward, and what was once a great psychic scar upon our nation has become just another part of history that the children born on that day now learn in school. But the inhuman events of [...]
Entries In The Category "Remembering September 11"
It is hard to believe that it has been ten years since the events of September 11, 2001. A child born on that day would now be in the fourth grade. In that time, the Taliban is no longer in control of Afghanistan, Saddam Hussein has been removed from power in Iraq, and at least [...]
Certain moments define a generation. The day Kennedy was shot. The day mankind took its first steps on the Moon. The fall of the Berlin Wall. For this generation, that defining moment was September 11, 2001. Nine years ago, our world changed. The post-Soviet peace was shattered with the steel of the World Trade Center [...]
Eight years ago, an atrocity against civilization was committed. The events of that day were not merely attacks against the United States, or Western culture, or any of the other fashionable excuses. They were attacks against civilization itself, examples of an ideology steeped in barbarism. Eight years later, and we have returned to a sense [...]
It’s difficult to believe that seven years have passed since the terrible events of September 11, 2001. In the past seven years, we have not been visited by more attacks of that magnitude. What seemed inevitable seven years ago thankfully never materialized. Al-Qaeda is severely disrupted. Their leadership is scattered, their resources diminished, many of [...]
Like most people, I figured that the events of September 11, 2001 would change this country forever. It hasn’t. Six years after thousands were brutally murdered, we’re more interested in fighting each other than in fighting those who were responsible for this atrocity. Six years later, we have a group of people publicly arguing that [...]
The President is due to speak to the nation on the fifth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. I’ll be liveblogging the speech as it happens in just a few minutes. Scroll down for analysis from other pundits across the blogosphere: 8:00PM CST: The President will be speaking from the Oval Office tonight. The mood [...]