9/11/2001 Flashbacks

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GOP Official Stands By 9/11 Tweet Accusing Obama of al-Qaeda Alliance

We’re still calling out the crazies… Mediaite Some chose to honor the twelfth anniversary of the September 11 attacks with a moment of silence, others through solemn speeches. Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey, on the other hand, had this to tweet: As one can imagine, criticism was swift, both from the Twitterverse and from Ramsey’s political… More GOP Official Stands By 9/11 Tweet Accusing Obama of al-Qaeda Alliance

September 11, 2001 – A Personal Retrospective

The following retrospective is a repost from September 11, 2010: Whenever I would fly into my hometown of New York City, the one thing that I would look for to let me know that I was “really home” were the Twin Towers, glistening in the sun as if to say, “you’re home”. I also loved walking on the Brooklyn… More September 11, 2001 – A Personal Retrospective

Report: Bin Laden’s Hit List Included Obama, Petraeus, And A Major U.S. Sporting Event

Mediaite ABC News Martha Raddatz is quoting unnamed U.S. officials who are claiming that Osama bin Laden had the desire to celebrate the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with another attack on the United States, and had a “hit list” which includedBarack Obama, General David Petraeus and included plans for crashing a small airplane into a major U.S. sporting event causing mass casualties. Writing… More Report: Bin Laden’s Hit List Included Obama, Petraeus, And A Major U.S. Sporting Event

Stewart Dedicates Last Show Of 2010 Entirely To 9/11 First Responders Bill

Ya gotta love this guy… Huffington Post Thursday night marked the final “Daily Show” of the year — and the decade — and Jon Stewart devoted the entire program discussing something near to his heart: the 9/11 First Responders Bill. Stewart has probably done more segments this year on the legislation known as the Zadroga Bill than… More Stewart Dedicates Last Show Of 2010 Entirely To 9/11 First Responders Bill

Mystery still surrounds the money behind Palin-Beck 9/11 fundraiser

The Examiner [Saturday] Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck hosted a 9/11 event which had a relatively high cost of admission.  Approximately 3,800 people attended the event, and to even get in the door they had to pay for ticket ranging from $73.25 to $225 per-person.  Assuming an average of $100 per ticket (likely the low-end of… More Mystery still surrounds the money behind Palin-Beck 9/11 fundraiser

Unsettled nation marks 9/11 with rituals of sorrow

APNews-ExciteNews NEW YORK (AP) – Rites of remembrance and loss marked the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, familiar in their sorrow but observed for the first time Saturday in a nation torn over the prospect of a mosque near ground zero and the role of Islam in society. Under a flawless blue sky… More Unsettled nation marks 9/11 with rituals of sorrow

Bolton & Breitbart To Address Protesters At Today’s Anti-Mosque ‘Rally of Remembrance’

September 11th is now a political tool for many on the right… TPM Muckraker When the ceremonies conclude in New York City today for the ninth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, some of the commemorators will break off to attend a different kind of rally — one that brings the Islamophobic fervor of the past few… More Bolton & Breitbart To Address Protesters At Today’s Anti-Mosque ‘Rally of Remembrance’

Obama weighs in on Quran burning, Rahm

MSNBC President Obama called the proposed Quran burning a “stunt” and a “recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda” that “could greatly endanger our great young men and women in uniform.” “I hope he listens to those better Angels and understands that this is a destructive act that he’s engaging in,” Obama said of Florida pastor Terry… More Obama weighs in on Quran burning, Rahm