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  • House Republicans Pick For Profit Schools Over Veterans in GI Bill Fight
    Laws that have broad bi-partisan support come few and far between, but the GI Bill that was passed in 1944 is one of those few bills that will bring together both the most ardently conservative and die hard liberal because it was a law designed to thank those who made the ultimate sacrifice in serving our country.
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  • Hawaii Hurricanes Iselle and Julio: First Hand Account From A Big Islander
    Since I am currently living on the Big Island of Hawaii, in Hilo about a mile from bay front, I thought I would put my time to use (while hunkered down) blogging about a first hand account with Hurricane's Iselle and Julio. I plan to do this blog like an updating journal entry.
  • Strange Full Moon To Disturb Sleep All Summer
    Folklore has said the moon cycles have a large role in humans and animals sleep methods and quality. With the next full moon approaching July 12th, I wonder how many people this will actually affect. There have been some very interesting studies done before, during, and just after full moon cycles that show this folklore to actually hold great weight.
  • At Least 74 School Shootings Have Happened Since Sandy Hook
    If you have been keeping up with the news aggregate catch-all site 'Google News' lately, you will notice an uptick in what's "becoming the norm" as President Obama recently put it: school shootings. I know I've noticed it. And it got me wondering just how many school shootings have taken place lately? Feels more and more like an everyday, or at least every week occurrence lately.
  • A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck near Los Angeles early Monday morning, waking a lot of people up earlier than usual but not causing any immediate reports of major damages or injuries. While millions of Californians are breathing a collective sigh of relief, it is only a matter of time before the next big earthquake hits California.
  • Australian Open Heat Wave: The Snoopy Hallucination Story
    The Australian Open for tennis has happened every year since it's inception back in 1905. And it's just like any other sporting event in the sense that headlines typically read very generic: So and so wins big. Upset in the making. Underdog prevails! The streak continues.. and so on and so forth. But this year, that's not really where the story was at.
Controversies & Scandals
  • Donald Trump boasted that his Trump Tower complex was the newest tallest in New York City the same day terrorists struck the twin towers on 9/11/2011. Trump responded to a question about the attack by saying "40 Wall Street actually was the second-tallest building in downtown Manhattan, and it was actually, before the World Trade Center, was the tallest, and then, when they built the World Trade Center, it became known as the second-tallest. And now it’s the tallest."
  • North Jersey Media Group recently sued Sarah Palin and her political action committee for using a photograph from 9/11 that the company has exclusive rights to. The iconic photograph shows three firefighters raising the American flag on top of the ruins of the World Trade Center. The company released a statement that they asked both Palin and her PAC to remove the photograph before they decided to file suit.

September 11 Attacks News & Opinion Articles

  • How Donald Trump Cashed in on 9/11Fri Sep 09, 2016 | rollingstone.com
    Some have raised objections to Donald Trump applying for federal recovery funds, which were lobbied for by then Sen. Hillary Clinton.
  • ‘The Attacks Will Be Spectacular’Thu Nov 12, 2015 | politico.com
    "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.” The CIA’s famous Presidential Daily Brief, presented to George W. Bush on August 6, 2001, has always been Exhibit A in the case...
  • Remembering 9/11 in PicturesFri Sep 11, 2015 | news.nationalgeographic.com
    Fourteen years later, the attacks of September 11, 2001 are still keenly felt. Rising from the ashes of Ground Zero, the new One World Trade Center opened just last...
  • 'The Case for Rage and Retribution'Tue Dec 09, 2014 | theatlantic.com
    On September 12, 2001, Time magazine, in a special issue devoted to the Qaeda attacks of the previous day, published a column by one of its most prominent contributors at...
  • Obama, victims' families pause to remember September 11 victimsThu Sep 11, 2014 | reuters.com
    Politicians, dignitaries and victims' relatives gathered in New York City, outside Washington and in rural Pennsylvania on Thursday to remember the nearly 3,000 people...
  • ​9/11 commemoration ceremonies remember the victimsThu Sep 11, 2014 | cbsnews.com
    From a moment of silence to the tolling of bells and the solemn reading of victims' names, the nation paused Thursday to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11,...
  • Moyers: After 9/11, Thu Sep 11, 2014 | billmoyers.com
    Before the terrorists struck on September 11, 2001, I had been scheduled to speak to the Environmental Grantmakers Association on the impact of money in politics, one of my...
  • Don’t Do As the Romans Did…Tue Sep 09, 2014 | politico.com
    For many years, the world’s greatest power faced two grave external threats: from irregular groups of non-state actors and from large, newly empowered, rising states that...
  • Take a tour inside the new 9/11 MuseumWed May 14, 2014 | thelead.blogs.cnn.com
    Where 110 stories of Twin Towers once reached out to the heavens, today cascading water falls into the void that remains. This week, more than 12 years on from that...
  • New York Cops, Firefighters in Massive 9/11 Fraud, Indictment SaysTue Jan 07, 2014 | abcnews.go.com
    More than 100 retired New York City cops, firefighters and correction officers were charged today with falsely claiming to be suffering from depression and anxiety as a...

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