Tag: Islamic Terrorism

I dread the anniversary of 9/11

I dread the anniversary of 9/11
I dread it because people use the anniversary to rekindle hate. Today is the 16th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, The Pentagon, and a United Airlines plane crash in rural Pennsylvania. The greatest loss of life was in New York as two fuel laden planes slammed into the twin towers of the... Read more »

How embarrassing was President Trump’s speech?

How embarrassing was President Trump’s speech?
Yesterday, I wrote a piece asking if President Trump would embarrass himself and the nation, which you can read by clicking here.  I have to tell you, I was spellbound by the first two minutes.  His opening with a reference to Black History Month without referencing Dr. Ben Carson was well written and well delivered. ... Read more »

Governing by fear mongering and cowardice

Governing by fear mongering and cowardice
Once upon a time in America, there was a President of the USA  who had a sunny disposition and took a nation filled with anger and hate and made it believe in itself once again.  He believed in America and even more important, he believed in Americans.  He especially believed in the goodness of Americans... Read more »
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A legacy of 9/11

A legacy of 9/11
The event itself was one of those defining moments in time for every American. I think all of us can remember exactly where we were the moment we learned of the attacks. TV played the tape of the planes hitting the towers over and over, burning the images into our minds. America fell silent, and... Read more »

The wrong man at the wrong time

The wrong man at the wrong time
Donald Trump and Governor Mike Pence spoke with Leslie Stahl of 60 minutes yesterday. In their first joint interview together, one thing became crystal clear: in no way should these two men be anywhere near the White House. Donald Trump is so naive, so ill-versed in foreign policy as to be dangerous to America. Mike... Read more »

Why do people think hate is the answer?

Why do people think hate is the answer?
This morning reports from France are that the death toll has risen to 84 in the Bastille Day massacre in Nice. Eighty-four people who came out to celebrate France’s National Holiday, when that nation decided no more Kings and Queens and that the time had come for self-determination and equality. Of all the nations in... Read more »
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