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  • Check Out These Clydesdales' Tribute to 9/11

    09/12/2014 3:54:58 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 18 replies
    CNS News ^ | 9-11-14 | Katherine Rodriguez
    If you're looking for a heartwarming advertisement about 9/11, look no further than this throwback ad from Budweiser in 2002. The ad shows several Clydesdale horses crossing the Brooklyn Bridge and other scenes before the horses kneel down before a scene of New York City. The ad was only shown once during the 2002 Super Bowl, but boy did it make an impact. Here's a little more background on the ad from the St. Louis-based company AB Global Creative: “We filmed in New York City. We had a helicopter going over the Brooklyn Bridge. Mayor Guiliani let us into the...
  • Obama: yes to terrorism abetter, no to little sisters of the poor

    01/04/2014 9:33:46 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 25 replies
    Powerline ^ | 1-3-14 | Paul Mirengoff
    After five years of an increasingly radical presidency, it comes to this: the Obama administration has released Lynne Stewart, convicted of abetting a notorious terrorist, but is litigating in order to coerce a group of nuns who embody compassion. Isn’t this what Communists used to do when they came to power — release the “political prisoners” and harass the deeply religious? President Obama’s supporters say he’s not out to get the Little Sisters of the Poor. To escape federal punishment that threatens to end to their charitable work they need only sign a piece of paper. But that’s also how...
  • Looking for info on this painting.

    11/26/2012 10:21:02 PM PST · by BobP · 20 replies
    Looking for info on this picture. Look behind the coffee pot... anyone know the painting hanging on the wall? I was watching Kojak and just at the end of this scene, that takes place in a NY hospital, I noticed this. Does anyone know if this scene/painting has been written about since Sept. 11th? Just something I'm thinking about today.
  • The Blind Sheikh May be Released to Egypt

    09/17/2012 7:45:15 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 114 replies
    News Gather ^ | September 17, 2012 08:45 PM EDT | Renee Nal
    The Blind Sheikh, Omar Abdel-Rahman, is serving a life sentence for his role in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. Since becoming the new Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi has vowed to secure his return to Egypt, as a "nod to his base" of "hard-line Salafi Islamists," as reported by the Wall Street Journal. The bomb in 1993 killed six Americans and injured more than a thousand. Omar Abdel-Rahman's terror organization masterminded the assassination of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and he was reported to have a "close association" with Osama bin Laden. would Americans want to see this man walk...
  • Dramatic images of World Trade Centre collapse on 9/11 released for first time

    02/11/2010 4:53:16 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 15 replies · 1,395+ views
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 2-11-10 | Philip Delves Broughton
    We have seen the Twin Towers collapse hundreds of times on TV. The steel and glass skyscrapers exploding like a bag of flour, the dust and smoke pluming out across Manhattan. But never like this, from above. Nine years after the defining moment of the 21st century, a stunning set of photographs taken by New York Police helicopters forces us to look afresh at a catastrophe we assumed we knew so well. (Photos at link)
  • Dramatic images of World Trade Centre collapse on 9/11 released for first time

    02/11/2010 4:53:15 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 1 replies · 381+ views
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 2-11-10 | Philip Delves Broughton
    We have seen the Twin Towers collapse hundreds of times on TV. The steel and glass skyscrapers exploding like a bag of flour, the dust and smoke pluming out across Manhattan. But never like this, from above. Nine years after the defining moment of the 21st century, a stunning set of photographs taken by New York Police helicopters forces us to look afresh at a catastrophe we assumed we knew so well. (Photos at link)

    04/25/2009 9:42:30 AM PDT · by Doctor13 · 17 replies · 1,147+ views
    The Patriot-News, Harrisburg, PA ^ | 25 April 2009 | Editorial Board
    The crowning memorial at Ground Zero was supposed to be the "Freedom Tower," a glass tower stretching into the heavens and restoring New York's skyline and America's pride. Freedom Tower model by architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. Last month the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey changed the name from Freedom Tower to "One World Trade Center." The explanation from Port Authority chairman Anthony Coscia was all about business, "As we market the building, we will insure that it is presented in the best possible way -- 1 World Trade Center is the address that we're using."...
  • WTC search could find church relics

    03/12/2007 8:00:29 AM PDT · by FLOutdoorsman · 1 replies · 462+ views
    AP ^ | 11 March 2007 | Amy Westfeldt
    The search for the remains of Sept. 11 victims has moved across the street from the site of the World Trade Center to the lot of a destroyed church, where important relics, including the bones of three saints, may also be buried. Since October, more than 400 bones have been unearthed from the debris of a service road that construction trucks used to get in and out of the site after the 2001 attacks. The city, which oversaw the original cleanup of ground zero, is conducting a new search to find more remains of the 2,749 victims. Forty percent of...
  • Civil Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 28 Months (Lynne Stewart)

    10/16/2006 11:33:35 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 292 replies · 7,832+ views
    WINS News ^ | 10/16/06
    NEW YORK -- Civil rights lawyer Lynne Stewart was sentenced to 28 months in prison in federal court in Manhattan Monday. She was convicted of providing support to terrorists by helping a jailed Egyptian sheik communicate with his followers on the outside. Before sentencing, her lawyer told the judge that any prison sentence for Stewart would be a death sentence because of her serious health problems. Stewart pleaded with the judge to allow her to live out the rest of her life "productively, lovingly, righteously.'' Assistant US Attorney Andrew Dember rejected defense suggestions that Stewart's conduct was judged differently after9-11. "This case...
  • World Trade Center Memorial Design - Sciame Report Released

    06/20/2006 9:41:26 PM PDT · by js1138 · 22 replies · 2,015+ views
    LDMC ^ | 6/20/2006 | Lower Manhattan Development Corporation
    Governor George E. Pataki and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the release of the Sciame Report, which outlines a plan to bring the World Trade Center Memorial and Memorial Museum in line with the established $500 million budget. The analysis is the result of a month long process spearheaded by builder Frank Sciame, CEO of FJ Sciame Construction Company and Sciame Development. Included in the process were victims’ families, Lower Manhattan business and residential communities, members of the memorial jury, architects and other stakeholders. The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) will immediately begin a seven day public comment period....
  • NYP: TIME TO PULL THE PLUG (Ground Zero Watch on IFC)

    08/17/2005 5:27:17 AM PDT · by OESY · 11 replies · 760+ views
    New York Post ^ | August 17, 2005 | Editorial
    The Uniformed Firefighters Association's decision yesterday to withdraw support for the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, citing two controversial museums proposed there, may have ended the threat of institutionalized activism at Ground Zero. Good for the UFA. The union's "membership and our 9/11 families believe that the memorial design will take away from the memory and sacrifice of the firefighters who bravely gave their lives during the most horrific terrorist attacks our country has had to face," UFA President Steve Cassidy said. Good for Steve Cassidy. It's going to be especially hard now for the International Freedom Center and the...
  • NY Apartment Said to Have Been Scene of a Kerik Affair (for 9/11 workers, faced ground zero)

    12/14/2004 11:13:15 PM PST · by Cableguy · 36 replies · 4,819+ views
    NY Times ^ | 12/15/04 | CHARLES V. BAGLI
    An apartment in Battery Park City that former Police Commissioner Bernard B. Kerik secured for his personal use after Sept. 11 was originally donated for the use of weary police and rescue workers who were helping at ground zero, according to a real estate executive who has been briefed about the apartment. After the cleanup had settled into a routine that fall, the executive said, Mr. Kerik, who was still police commissioner, asked to rent the two-bedroom apartment for his own use. During his use of the apartment, Mr. Kerik and Judith Regan engaged in an extramarital affair there, according...
  • Promise Keeper, by Bernie Kerik (America's 9/11 Police Commissioner)

    11/01/2004 6:23:11 AM PST · by OESY · 5 replies · 1,542+ views
    New York Post ^ | November 1, 2004 | BERNARD KERIK
    ...I am voting for George W. Bush because he has shown me that he has the resolve and the strength to fight and win the war against terrorism. In this year's presidential election, the first held since the attacks of 9/11, the most important election in our lifetime, these qualities have never been more critical. I'm voting for President Bush because I was the commissioner of the New York City Police Department on 9/11 and I watched the planes crash into the World Trade Center, and take the lives of 23 of my cops, 37 Port Authority officers, 343 firefighters...
  • PBS TV -- The Center of the World (a WTC history)

    09/09/2003 2:25:39 AM PDT · by risk · 37 replies · 275+ views
    The Stanford Advocate ^ | 9/4/2003 | FRAZIER MOORE
    NEW YORK -- For many of us, the World Trade Center has existed in two states. It was there. Then it was taken from us. There is much more to the story of the Twin Towers, as viewers will find in "The Center of the World," premiering 9 p.m. EDT Monday on PBS (check local listings). In this three-hour "American Experience" documentary, filmmaker Ric Burns explores why, in their absence, they command an inescapable presence in our lives. But he also reaches back nearly a half-century to tell the little-known saga of how the buildings came to be.
  • [Hillary] Clinton wants Texas invite to lobby for trade center funds

    08/08/2002 12:07:57 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 78 replies · 390+ views
    ass ^ | 8-8-02 | SHANNON McCAFFREY
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) --  Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton trolled for an invitation Thursday to hot, dusty Crawford, Texas, to spend some time with the Republican who replaced her husband in the White House.</p> <p>Clinton said she wants to lobby the vacationing President Bush on World Trade Center aid. The New York Democrat wants to bring along firefighters, ironworkers and others from ground zero to help make the case for additional funds for a health tracking system and better radios for emergency workers.</p>
  • Remembering the day everything changed

    08/02/2002 2:18:30 PM PDT · by Stand Watch Listen · 2 replies · 205+ views
    Scripps Howard News Service via Capital Hill Blue ^ | August 2, 2002 | M.E. SPRENGELMEYER
    For some it was instant. At the moment that first plane streaked across the sky and scarred the New York skyline, lives changed in a heartbeat. Husbands lost wives. Communities lost heroes. A nation lost its sense of security. In the coming hours, days and months, the impact spread ripples through the country, touching more and more. Folks changed careers. They rediscovered faith. They forged new bonds. Some confronted bigotry. A few found infamy. Others signed up for war. Whether in a split second or gradually over time, thousands of everyday people were pulled in different directions, all because of...

    06/21/2002 3:58:43 PM PDT · by mamelukesabre · 14 replies · 359+ views
    March 11, 2002 | Rush Limbaugh
    What's a Military Family Worth? by Rush Limbaugh, March 11, 2002 I think the vast differences in compensation between the victims of the September 11th casualty, and those who die serving the country in uniform, are profound. No one is really talking about it either because you just don't criticize anything having to do with September 11th. Well, I just can't let the numbers pass by because it says something really disturbing about the entitlement mentality of this country. If you lost a family member in the September 11th attack, you're going to get an average of $1,185,000. The range...