Posts tagged "9-11 terrorism"

We're flying to New York City on 9/11--II

We made it. Not a thing untoward or amiss. Security at O’Hare Airport seemed attentive although not excessive. Barb and I got put into a special line and received special attention (body scan, pat down) because we didn’t have round-trip tickets. (We’re flying back from Boston.) Or else we just looked suspicious. A nice round... Read more »

Truthers, birthers and now, racers

This is getting beyond tiresome. Another idiot, Bob Herbert at the New York Times, is unleashing a vitriolic attack on white people for their intimate, racist thoughts that clog their pale Jimmy Carter: Racer noggins. It wasn’t enough that Maureen Dowd ascribed Rep. Joe Wilson’s outburst during President Obama’s health care speech as raw racism,... Read more »
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