Posts Categorized: 9/11

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Is America’s Foreign Policy and U.S. Military Interventionism the Cause for Homegrown Terrorists and the Global Jihad Movement?

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  The Intercept: A SECRET FBI STUDY found that anger over U.S. military operations abroad was the most commonly cited motivation for individuals involved in cases of “homegrown” terrorism. The report also identified no coherent pattern to “radicalization,” concluding that it remained near impossible to predict future violent acts. The study, reviewed by The Intercept, was… Read more »

Never forget

Never forget

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I can’t forget this. I lost friends and patients that day. Too many look back and are highly critical of events that followed without recalling the emotional and mental state of the nation in the aftermath. Many use those events as political wedges now, ignoring their own support for actions at the time. We are… Read more »

Zubaydah Media Myths

Zubaydah Media Myths

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  Zubaydah, characterized as “the poster child” and “guinea pig” for the CIA Interrogation Program, made his first public appearance on Tuesday before a GITMO parole board: The hearing is part of the Periodic Review Board, which the Department of Defense describes as “an interagency process designed to review whether continued detention of Guantanamo detainees… Read more »

Could torture have prevented the Brussels terror attacks?

Could torture have prevented the Brussels terror attacks?

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In wake of the Brussels attack, media (including center-right polibloggers monikered “wordsmith”) once again are drawing focus on Trump; because how do you keep a narcissist happy? Feed them the attention they ask for: The Republican frontrunner was the first presidential hopeful to respond to the Brussels attacks, tweeting and then appearing on multiple television… Read more »

Obama hasn't learned the most important lesson of 9-11

Obama hasn’t learned the most important lesson of 9-11

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  Flashback: Obama ridicules the GOP for worrying about women and children refugees: President Obama is lashing out at Republican politicians who oppose allowing Syrian refugees into the U.S., accusing them of being “scared of widows and orphans.” Speaking to reporters Wednesday morning in the Philippines, Obama scoffed at attempts to block refugees following the… Read more »

Trump: I could have prevented 9-11 with my ego alone (UPDATED)

Trump: I could have prevented 9-11 with my ego alone (UPDATED)

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  I have to say, Donald Trump is really becoming intolerable. Every day he seems to run more and more to the left, now seeking to curry favor with Bush haters. The real Donald Trump is emerging. The other day Trump blamed Bush for 9-11, and now he’s doubled down on those words. Republican presidential… Read more »

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The Quiet Hero Of 9/11

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Just finished watching a excellent show called 9/11: The Lost Hero about Marine Corps Sgt. Jason Thomas who, along with Staff Sgt. David Karnes, found two survivors of the collapse of tower 1 during 9/11. The tale of the policemen, the only survivors of the buildings’ collapse to be found more than a few minutes… Read more »

Today is Tuesday...

Today is Tuesday…

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Remembering David, Ron, Daniel…. Video Description: Uploaded on Sep 5, 2008 These tiles were put up on the fence across the street from St. Vincent’s, the hospital in the Village where they waited to take care of the survivors who never came. In case you can’t read it, the name on the tile I walked… Read more »

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Chris Matthews Plays Hardball with Mike Morrell

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Former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morrell has been making his rounds in the media, promoting his new book. Earlier this week, he appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews; and the Iraq war critics have been salivating over this “Aha! Gotcha!” moment: Host Chris Matthews asked Morell about a statement Cheney made in 2003: “We know… Read more »