12 09, 2011

Teaching 9/11 on 9/12 & Beyond

By | September 12th, 2011|Changing the World|5 Comments

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 stared as they collapsed like precarious children's block towers? A ten year anniversary of any [...]

23 08, 2011

East Coast Earthquake is a Terrorism Wake-Up Call

By | August 23rd, 2011|Democrats, Republicans|2 Comments

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, family evacuation plans and those basements full of duct tape, blankets, bottled water and canned [...]

30 05, 2011

Osama bin Laden is Dead, But is Amtrak Safe?

By | May 30th, 2011|Changing the World|2 Comments

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 bin Laden were details about potential attacks on U.S. passenger trains, possibly on the 10th [...]

2 05, 2011

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

By | May 2nd, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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 been taken out by Navy SEALS in a Pakistan mission worthy of a Tom Clancy [...]

11 09, 2009

Just a Reminder From 9/11 …

By | September 11th, 2009|Changing the World|2 Comments

... about the lack of leadership on 9/11. Do we feel any safer today? We've still got troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and Osama bin Laden is still a free man. Who's looking out for the "homeland?"

20 07, 2007

Denial Ain't Just a River in Egypt

By | July 20th, 2007|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Nothing like an unexpected explosion and a crater the size of a van a few blocks from your hotel to snap you out of a comfy state of denial.I love taking PunditGirl to New York City. This week we were there to get our Beauty and the Beast fix. She really enjoyed the villian, Gaston."He [...]