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  • Arab-Americans accuse 9/11 Memorial Museum of discrimination

    09/17/2013 11:32:29 AM PDT · by TFine80 · 58 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | September 16, 2013 | Cheryl Carpenter Klimek
    Tourists visiting the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City can read its brochures in 10 different languages – but Arabic is not one of them. Nor will it be any time soon. “Nine languages are spoken by over 97 percent of our visitors: English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Mandarin, Italian, Japanese and Russian,” a representative from the memorial told the New York Post. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, claiming Arabic is the world’s fourth-most-spoken language, is sending letters to memorial coordinators demanding answers on why the language is not included. But it appears that the Arabic community is looking for...
  • Pataki: Melt Down Saddam Statue for Ground Zero

    04/11/2003 6:05:54 AM PDT · by kattracks · 6 replies · 151+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 4/11/03 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    New York Gov. George Pataki told a support-the-troops rally at Manhattan's Ground Zero Thursday that the massive statue of Saddam Hussein that was toppled by liberated Iraqis in Baghdad the day before should be melted down and included in the steel used to rebuild the World Trade Center. "Let's melt it down. Let's bring it to New York and put it in one of the girders that's going to rise over here as a symbol of the rebuilding of New York, of the rebuilding of America," Pataki said as the crowd erupted in cheers. The videotaped image of Iraqis hauling...
  • 9/11 heroes deserve own memorial

    04/11/2003 7:44:02 AM PDT · by WaveThatFlag · 6 replies · 222+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | April 11, 2003 | DENNIS SMITH
    The decision of the Lower Manhattan Development Corp. yesterday to build a single memorial, without distinction, to all the 2,792 men and women who perished on 9/11 will distort the history of the worst day of our lives. Yes, we mourn without distinction. I have been in contact with many parents and spouses of those who were working in the towers when the planes crashed into them and have witnessed their terrible grief, just as I have felt the profound sadness of the firefighters' families in the many funerals I have attended. I believe that Providence loves and receives all,...