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I woke this morning to a story on the radio about September 11. It was about two Hispanic immigrants who got trapped in their van at the base of the World Trade Center as the south tower collapsed. They just waited in there terrified as the debris and dust showered around them, certain that [...]
This September we will mark the 10th Anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States, and it will be the first 9/11 this country has celebrated during which Osama bin Laden is dead. It is extraordinary how bin Laden’s death has provided closure on an era of uncertainty. In President Obama’s words, [...]
Well, I was going to devote some time this week to the Virginia health care decision, but John Stewart has effectively diverted my attention. This week, the Republican party filibustered the 9/11 First Responders bill, aka, James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 (named after the former NYPD officer and first responder). [...]