Tag Archive for 9/11

9/11 Remembered

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Could it be 9/11/2001 was 12 years ago?  I just got off the phone with an old friend; we were in Atlanta for a technology trade show and spent every moment together learning what we could about the events of the attack on America that forever changed the way we think of terrorism. President Obama…

Rep. Sanchez Issues Statement on 9/11

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today honored the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. “Today we remember and honor the nearly 3,000 men, women and children who lost their lives on September 11th, and the families they left behind.  We will never forget America’s first responders, whose heroic and…

The Real Romney — from 1994

I lived in the Boston area from 1988 to 1997; In 1994, I had the pleasure of voting for Senator Ted Kennedy over Mitt Romney. The debates were widely watched and with the magic of YouTube, that highlights of that 1994 debate are available for anyone to see. Hear Mitt Romey in his own words…

9/11 Personal Stories from American Muslims

I’m back from a long weekend away (my wife and I celebrated our 28th wedding aniversary) and I’m still getting caught up on four days of unchecked email.  But this note from our friend Nadia Hassan, of the Villa Park Peace Coalition, jumped out at me.  I’d encourage everyone to read it, especially Villa Park…

Obama Weekly Address: A Day That Tested Our Country

In this week’s address, President Obama marked the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks as a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor those who lost their lives. If there is a lesson to be drawn on this anniversary, it is that the United States is one nation and one people united by common ideals. By keeping our commitment to those protect the country and their families, by giving back to our communities, and by serving people in need, we reaffirm those ideals in defiance of those who would do us harm.