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  • Fighter Pilot Was Tasked With Taking Out United 93 By Crashing Into It

    09/12/2014 5:52:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 12, 2014 | Matt Vespa
    On September 11, 2001, Lt. Heather “Lucky” Penney had one harrowing mission: bring down United 93. She took off from Andrews Air Force Base, but without weapons. No missiles, machine guns, etc.; she would have to ram into the commercial airliner to save American lives. “I would essentially be a kamikaze pilot,” she said. The 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has come and gone; we will always remember those who have died. But this story of a fighter pilot who was willing to sacrifice herself to save others is surely worth the read. For years, she never gave...
  • ALAS, BABYLON, Post your "post-attack" conditions of YOUR CITY here. Thread 01

    09/11/2001 12:33:38 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 131 replies · 1,553+ views
    AP, UPI, CNN, Fox, ABC, NBC, CBS, BBC ^ | 11 SEP 01 (PEARL HARBOR PART 2) | DCBRYAN1
    Post your conditions or noticable behavior of your city officials here. Little Rock-
  • John McCain: I owe the hero's of United 93 my life

    09/11/2008 11:47:59 AM PDT · by KatyLoraleyVidales · 5 replies · 277+ views
    Right Up Front ^ | 09/11/2008 | Katy Loraley
    Presidential contender, and current front-runner, Senator John McCain addressed a crowd gathered in Shanksville, PA today to commemorate the 7th year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The passengers of United 93 took fate into their hands on that fateful date and fought back against their aggressors, diverting the plane from reaching its destination of the United States Capitol. John McCain spoke giving thanks to the fallen hero's: "Its believed that the terrorists on United Flight 93 might have intended to crash the airplane into the United States Capitol..." "Hundreds if not thousands of people who worked in that...
  • Crescent of Betrayal-Why is a giant Mecca-oriented crescent at the Flight 93 crash site?

    09/08/2008 5:31:56 AM PDT · by SJackson · 67 replies · 342+ views
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 9-8-08 | Jamie Glazov
    Crescent of Betrayal By Jamie GlazovFrontPageMagazine.com | Monday, September 08, 2008 Frontpage Interviews guest today is Alec Rawls, the author of Crescent of Betrayal, a soon-to-be published book about the giant Mecca-oriented crescent that the Park Service is planning to plant at the Flight 93 crash site in Pennsylvania . Given the urgent public need to know, WND books has allowed Mr. Rawls to make a preliminary draft of his book available for free download until the print edition comes out in 2009. Mr. Rawls is working with Tom Burnett Sr., father of Flight 93 hero Tom Burnett...
  • *Vanity - The movie, United 93 (9/11) -- on HBO NOW- 7:32cst

    04/14/2007 5:33:44 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 5 replies · 360+ views
    HBO ^ | 4-14-07
    This is an extraordinarily well made movie about United 93 ..and the incredible heroes, who prevented even worse loss and destruction on that horrible day. HBO
  • NY critics name "United 93" as best picture

    12/11/2006 1:39:56 PM PST · by Patrick1 · 15 replies · 913+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | December 11, 2006 | By Christine Kearney
    NY critics name "United 93" as best picture By Christine Kearney 1 hour, 35 minutes ago NEW YORK (Reuters) - "United 93," a tense drama focusing on one of the hijacked planes used in the September 11 attacks, won the best picture prize on Monday in the New York Film Critics Circle Awards
  • French court jails Moroccan in Sept 11-linked trial

    10/26/2006 7:52:51 AM PDT · by Valin · 3 replies · 201+ views
    Reuters ^ | 10/26/06
    PARIS, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A French court on Thursday gave a nine year prison sentence to a Moroccan man accused of associating with hijackers involved in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, an official at the Paris prosecutors office said. Karim Mehdi was accused of "associating with wrongdoers in connection with a terrorist undertaking" -- a generic charge that in France covers a wide variety of criminal activity. The prosecution suspected that at the time of his arrest he was planning an attack on a tourist complex in France's Indian Ocean territory, La Reunion. Police believed Mehdi knew Ramzi bin...
  • United 93, The Movie

    10/19/2006 7:57:39 AM PDT · by Neoliberalnot · 12 replies · 471+ views
    Me ^ | 2006 | neoliberalnot
    Go to townhall.com and get a free copy of this great movie that received little attention.
  • Hollywood Does 9/11

    10/15/2006 7:25:51 AM PDT · by Valin · 5 replies · 559+ views
    Commentary magazine ^ | Oct. 06 | Michael J. Lewis
    From patriotic poetry to equestrian monuments, most of the instruments that once elevated war and national tragedy into the realm of collective experience have lost their power to stir us. There is no contemporary counterpart to the Civil Wars Battle Hymn of the Republic or Norman Rockwells mass-produced prints of the Four Freedoms from World War II. A song like Over There, to which America marched briskly in 1917, is as remote to contemporary sensibilities as the Bayeux Tapestry. The only artistic medium that now seems capable of informing the national mind about the shape and meaning of events is...
  • Remembering 9/11 (Stephen Miller Discusses How Duke U's 9/11 Memorial Resistance Was Broken Alert)

    09/26/2006 2:28:39 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 5 replies · 605+ views
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | 09/26/06 | Stephen Miller
    A September 11th memorial poses peculiar problems for the modern American university. In the typical college of today, the intellectual vogues are anti-Americanism and sympathy for Americas enemies. By contrast, patriotism and support for our national defense are embraced about as strongly on college campuses as are capitalism and Dick Cheney. Anything that portrays America as under attack by Islamic terrorists, as even the most purely apolitical 9/11 memorial inevitably will, challenges the university dogma. And so it is often left to students properly to mourn and remember that tragic day when its anniversary arrives. But what if students wanted...
  • NEVER FORGET

    09/13/2006 4:57:53 AM PDT · by 7thson · 1 replies · 484+ views
    We Must Never Forget
  • Minnesota woman learns dad was 9/11 hero (United 93)

    09/10/2006 3:16:16 PM PDT · by Mr. Silverback · 59 replies · 4,369+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 10 Sep 06 | NO BYLINE
    While searching for her birth parents two years ago, Mariah Mills found more than she bargained for: A hero of Sept. 11, 2001. Mills' biological father, who had given Mills up for adoption when he and his then-girlfriend were in college, was Tom Burnett, a leader of a group that fought back on United Flight 93 before it crashed in Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001. Mills, 21, learned about her birth father in 2004 after she turned 19, the legal age in Minnesota for requesting a birth certificate with names of birth parents and subsequent DNA tests confirmed...
  • Commemorate The Heroes Of United 93 In Double Real Time (Vanity)

    09/10/2006 12:17:14 PM PDT · by torchthemummy · 10 replies · 444+ views
    Torchthemummy | 11/10/06 | Torchthemummy
    As we all know tomorrow is the fifth anniversary of the September 11th attacks. While there are many choices of what to view, including real time 9/11 rebroadcasts on certain networks, I would humbly suggest another choice. Other than the very beginning United 93 is filmed in a real time manner matching minute-for-minute what is believed to have occured on that fateful flight (buttressed by phone calls and cockpit recordings). Here's the plan: Since most video stores are not open at 8 in the morning rent United 93 tonight. Pop the movie into your dvd player around 8:15am and be...
  • The ***Official*** Weekend Singles Thread - Remembering 911(September 8-10)

    09/08/2006 12:45:56 PM PDT · by DollyCali · 362 replies · 3,689+ views
    DollyCali and All of the Singles & their FRiends | September 8, 2006 | DollyCali
    Remembering 911 On Monday is the fifth Anniversary that our country was savagely attacked the united hearts of our nation cried out in pain.. Here are a few pix that I chose out of the more than 500 I have on file. Feel free to post your pix, your memories, where you were and what you were doing that day and perhaps how this has impacted your life. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
  • United 93 - DVD. ( Review. Video release today )

    09/04/2006 7:08:45 PM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 24 replies · 995+ views
    CinemaBlend.com. ^ | Sept 4, 2006 | Margaret Williams
    While there isnt a person in this country that doesnt know what happened on September 11, 2001, most of the somber spotlight tends to fall on the collapse and tragedy in the twin towers of the World Trade Center. The other two incidents, the crashing of a plane into the Pentagon and the Pennsylvania crash, often seem to be overlooked. Today many films are being made about the events of that day and what happened in New York, but Paul Greengrass decided to push the focus to Flight 93, which was intended to hit Washington D.C. but crashed in Shanksville,...
  • Gore Leads at Box Office (#s Twisting MIA 4 United 93)

    06/06/2006 11:28:39 AM PDT · by Explorer24 · 48 replies · 1,624+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 6/6/06
    Al Gores global warming documentary is finding an audience in its second weekend in theaters, "An Inconvenient Truth led all films in box office gross per screen. The movie was shown in 77 theaters and took in $1.34 million enough to put it at No. 9 in box office gross for the weekend for an average of $17,615 per screen.
  • "Flight 93" - Comments by Commercial Pilot Who Flew on 9/11

    06/05/2006 8:27:12 AM PDT · by genefromjersey · 88 replies · 3,248+ views
    Via E mail | 06/05/06 | vanity
    This e-mail is riveting as it relates the perspectives of a seasoned, commercial pilot. / jpm Susie and I just got back from seeing "UAL Flight 93", it was absolutely gripping, and as a former airline pilot who was flying a trip that morning on a Boeing 767 from Cincinnati to Orlando it was almost too horrific to watch...it was very disturbing! For you pilot types, the attention to detail, the cockpit, the preflight, the crew, pilots and flight attendants boarding the aircraft and making small talk was OH, so real and routine...just another day in the office! Likewise the...
  • Character Acting (Flight 93)

    06/03/2006 10:47:02 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 11 replies · 591+ views
    The American Enterprise ^ | June 2006 | Josh Larsen
    Media spin doctors have done their best to turn patriotism into a dirty word, yet even movie critics--some of the most agile redefiners of culture around--have been humbled by the true patriotism on display in United 93. Praise has been nearly unanimous for this painstaking recreation of United Flight 93, the one hijacked plane on 9/11 that didn't reach its target. And if the movie has been appreciated more for what it isn't--exploitative, inaccurate, sensational--those reviews still carry an unspoken acceptance of what it is: a testament to a group of ordinary Americans who became, in effect, the first foot...
  • 'Emotional night' as Bush sees United 93 with victims' families

    06/01/2006 1:54:41 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 25 replies · 967+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Thursday June 1, 2006
    President Bush hosted a special screening of United 93 at the White House on Tuesday night. The film was attended by families of some of the 40 passengers and crew who were killed when their plane crashed on September 11, 2001. First lady Laura Bush was also at the screening. Directed by the British film-maker Paul Greengrass, United 93 is a real-time drama based on the events surrounding the fourth plane to be hijacked, which was believed to have been brought down after members of the crew decided to storm the cabin. The film has been a surprise box office...
  • Dinner and United 93 w/ President Bush and First Lady - unexpected guests...with pictures

    05/31/2006 7:17:53 PM PDT · by chris_in_nj · 483 replies · 22,489+ views
    <p>Well, yesterday was just fantastic and I hope I can do the evening justice with my limited writing ability(I was a Math major!).</p> <p>First, I must truly thank the MANY of you who responded to my post announcing my excitment about dining and viewing movie United 93 with POTUS and FL Laura Bush. Your many kinds words were very moving and I appreciate each and every one of your prayers, well wishes and thanks/praise for my father and the 39 others who stood up in the first minutes of the war on terror. I will try to respond to each of you but I the list is long and I my time is limited...family, job, yadda, yadda, yadda. But please do not think for one moment your time and consideration is not appreciated.</p>