Browsing All posts tagged under »Tenth Anniversary of 9/11«

Symposium: 9/11 + 10: Back to the Future?

September 12, 2011 by

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By James Carafano, PhD. The terrorist threat remains, but much progress has been made over the last ten years. During that period, at least 40 Islamist-inspired terror plots aimed at the United States have been thwarted. And, according to a database maintained by the RAND Corporation, all categories of terrorist attacks against U.S. targets, both […]

What Americans Have Learned Since 9/11

September 12, 2011 by

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By John McClaughry Before the morning of September 11, 2001 most Americans who had followed world affairs for the previous decade were aware of the attacks on Americans in the Middle East: the Khobar Towers bombing (19 American airmen killed, Saudi Arabia, 1996); the American embassy bombings (12 American dead out of 224 total, Kenya […]

World Trade Center Facts that Cannot be Ignored

September 11, 2011 by

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By Joe Wright Hallowed Ground versus property rights. Just because someone happens to die on another’s property, that does not grant them any rights with respect to how the property is used. Of course you can exercise your freedom of speech and try to persuade the owner to do something you desire, but you must […]

Remembering The Unforgettable

September 11, 2011 by

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By Amil Imani It is said that “powerlessness frustrates and absolute powerlessness frustrates absolutely; absolute frustration is a dangerous emotion to run a world with.” Sometimes I wonder why I am so restless, why I cannot cease thinking! It seems like the world we live in reveals to us incessantly, at certain moments or in […]

The Lessons of 9/11

September 10, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba October 29, 1929 is the day the stock market crashed and is generally regarded as the day the Great Depression began. In the earliest days of that decade-long economic disaster, excavation for the building of the Empire State Building was begun on January 21, 1930. The building’s drawings and blueprint has been […]

All the Wrong 9/11 Lessons

September 10, 2011 by

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By Michelle Malkin Are your kids learning the right lessons about 9/11? Ten years after Osama bin Laden’s henchmen murdered thousands of innocents on American soil, too many children have been spoon-fed the thin gruel of progressive political correctness over the stiff antidote of truth. “Know your enemy, name your enemy” is a 9/11 message […]

WaPo’s Dionne: ‘Time to Leave 9/11 Behind’ as ‘A Simple Day of Remembrance’

September 10, 2011 by

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By Tom Blumer Having read E.J. Dionne’s Wednesday column in the Washington Post (HT Jim Taranto at the Wall Street Journal’s Best of the Web), I am sooooo comforted — not. Dionne assures his readers that “Al-Qaeda is a dangerous enemy. But our country and the world were never threatened by the caliphate of its […]

Obama’s Speech Job + More

September 9, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest The Foundation “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” –Thomas Jefferson Government & Politics Obama’s Speech Job In case you were busy washing your hair, rewinding your CDs or getting a root canal last night, Barack Obama gave a speech. Yes, another one, […]