Tag Archive | "9/11"

Teaching 9/11 on 9/12 & Beyond

Monday, September 12, 2011

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Much of the nation spent this past 9/11 remembering the horrible events of that day a decade ago.  How is it possible that it’s been ten years since we watched the planes hit the World Trade Center buildings and then …

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East Coast Earthquake is a Terrorism Wake-Up Call

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

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We don’t want to admit it, but we’ve become complacent in the decade since the September 11 terrorists attacked us. We all did a great job of maintaining a sense of hyper-vigilance for a few months, with extra airport precautions, …

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Osama bin Laden is Dead, But is Amtrak Safe?

Monday, May 30, 2011

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Osama bin Laden is dead, but does that mean the plots that were possibly in the works died with him? One of the plans in progress discovered in the “treasure trove” of information discovered by the Navy SEALS who killed …

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Osama bin Laden is Dead: Time to Re-stock the 9/11 Emergency Kit

Monday, May 2, 2011

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Osama bin Laden is dead. Do you know where your duct tape and canned foods are? The man we’ve been tracking for a decade, and the reason so many American lives have been lost in Afghanistan and Iraq, has finally …

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Reliving the Coverage

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

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Every year on this day, MSNBC rebroadcasts in real time the events of 9/11 as they were shown on The Today Show. I’m sitting here watching it now as I write this (and apparently so is my BlogHer pal …

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A Plan of Denial?

Monday, September 10, 2007

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Living in the shadow of the nation’s capital, I’ve learned to exist in a certain state of mental denial, especially after 9/11. I try not to think about the trains of hazardous waste that chug perilously close to downtown federal …

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