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Do you hear what I hear?

Photo by Tom Pratt.. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.       Every way I turn my head, I hear echoes from 9/11. What I hear: Thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thump. The excited heart of … Continue reading

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9/11 and the imminent demise of democracy

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Realistically, we should remember that some people celebrated the catastrophic events of September 11, 2001, with glee.

Their wildest dream was coming true.
All those millions of American TVs tuned in to death, destruction, and devastation.
All that fear and anger!
It was better even than the Gulf of Tonkin!

I am not talking about Arabs or Muslims, the vast majority of whom … Continue reading

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