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  • 9/11 victim’s son blasts Ilhan Omar at Ground Zero memorial service (WOW!)

    09/11/2019 11:33:26 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 74 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 11, 2019 | Natalie Musumeci
    A man whose mother is a 9/11 victim ripped Rep. Ilhan Omar for describing the terror attacks as “some people did something” during the annual anniversary ceremony at Ground Zero on Wednesday. Nicholas Haros Jr., wearing a black T-shirt with the words “Some people did something?,” singled out the congresswoman and the other members of “the Squad” after reading the names of the dead, including his mother’s, Frances Haros, at the ceremony. “’Some people did something,’ said a freshman congresswoman from Minnesota,” said Haros in reference to Omar. Amid some applause, Haros continued, “Today I am here to respond to...
  • Did We Learn Anything From 9/11? - Greenfield

    09/13/2019 6:20:49 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 31 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | September 11, 2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    Did We Learn Anything From 9/11? Or are we still sleeping? Wed Sep 11, 2019 Daniel Greenfield 114 Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. Two things happened in 2001. Islamic terrorists carried out their most successful attack on America with the murder of 2,977 people. And the number of immigrants obtaining permanent residency passed a million for the first time in a decade. Before 2001, a million plus was a streak that might linger for a few years before falling back. These...
  • Trump admin to reveal identity of Saudi official who helped 9/11 terrorists

    09/12/2019 9:03:26 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 63 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12 Sept 19 | John Haltiwanger
    The Trump administration is planning to provide the identity of a Saudi official who allegedly helped the 9/11 hijackers to family members of victims of the terror attacks that occurred 18 years ago. The news was first reported by The Wall Street Journal on Thursday. The victims' family members have been pressuring the Trump administration to release the information. In a recent letter to President Trump, they called on him to "instruct Attorney General Barr not to invoke privileges and to give us the FBI documents so that we can finally learn the full truth and obtain justice from Saudi...
  • White House dismisses 'ridiculous' criticism of Melania Trump's coat on 9/11

    09/12/2019 6:49:09 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/12/19 | John Bowden
    The White House fired back after social media users criticized first lady Melania Trump over a coat she wore in a photo tweeted by President Trump on Wednesday to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. White House spokesperson Stephanie Grisham, who previously worked with the first lady, told USA Today it was "ridiculous" that some Twitter users called the coat insensitive. Some Twitter users noted that the trim on the back of the first lady's coat appeared to resemble a skyscraper with a smaller object hovering nearby, which some said resembled the images of the World Trade...
  • God Bless America

    09/11/2019 7:13:04 PM PDT · by Labyrinthos · 21 replies
    Kate Smith and Others ^ | 09/11/2019 | Vanity
    I have a very emotional connection to 9/11. Although my wife and I have not personally suffered a close and personal loss, we do know many who did and still grieve. I remember the day like yesterday. Anyway, these songs give me comfort:
  • Did We Learn the Lesson of 9/11?

    09/12/2019 3:00:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 55 replies ^ | September 12, 2019 | Ben Shapiro
    It's now been nearly a full generation since Sept. 11, 2001. There are people currently serving in the U.S. military who weren't born when that act of evil took place -- and the military still has thousands of troops in Afghanistan, the home base of the Taliban-supported al Qaida attack on the United States that took nearly 3,000 American lives. With time comes forgetfulness. The same period of time has now elapsed since Sept. 11 that elapsed between the end of World War I (1918) and the German re-occupation of the Rhineland in contravention of the Treaty of Versailles (1936)....
  • 9/11 unleashed destructive forces that we are still wrestling with

    09/12/2019 6:05:22 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 24 replies
    CNN ^ | September 11, 2019 | John Avlon
    It's been 18 years since 9/11. Children born on that tragic day are old enough to serve and fight in America's longest war. In New York City, there are 13 members of next graduating class from the Fire Academy who lost their fathers in the destruction of the World Trade Center, according to the New York Post. For many Americans there is an absence of memory about 9/11 -- but for others it persists because of the memory of absence.
  • Remembrance Archive: Free Republic Threads From 9-11-01

    09/11/2019 6:21:50 AM PDT · by Pollster1 · 34 replies
    Starrgaizr collected these, and they are worth remembering (sorry for messing up his much better formatting, but this is the best I can do): Upon request, Starrgaizr collected links to many of the earliest threads from September 11, 2001 below. Starrgaizr reviewed threads from the very first FR report ( thread number 520326. Feel free to add other significant threads, including photo archives. Bumping this thread periodically instead of the original threads will also avoid scaring people with the headlines. Bookmark this thread, and bump it from time to time when the nation and the press seems to forget why...
  • On 9/11, NYT Blames Airplanes For Taking Down WTC

    09/11/2019 9:24:49 AM PDT · by grundle · 36 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 11, 2019 | Leah Barkoukis
    In an article published on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, The New York Times decided to blame airplanes for taking down the World Trade Center, completely ignoring that it was terrorists who hijacked those planes. “Eighteen years have passed since airplanes took aim at the World Trade Center and brought them down,” reads the second paragraph in the piece titled “Remembering Those Lost 18 Years Ago on 9/11.” In fact, terrorism isn’t even mentioned in the article, except for in the subheading. To make matters worse, this is the section the NYT tweeted to promote the...
  • At The 9/11 Anniversary Name Reading ........

    09/11/2019 9:44:44 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 30 replies ^ | 9/11/19 | self
    At the '9/11 anniversary name reading' a guy appeared in a shirt that read Omar's bizarre words: "Some People Did Something". There are a few here who have mentioned that they think wearing that shirt there was inappropriate/out of context. What do you think? TWITTER VIDEO:
  • 9/11 Memorial Spearheaded by Former NYC First Responder Unveiled in Pasco

    09/11/2019 9:46:42 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 3 replies
    Bay News9 ^ | 9/11/19 | Tim Wronka
    For the first time, Pasco County now has memorial for 9/11. New 9/11 memorial unveiled at Tampa Premium Outlets 9/11 first responder helped spearhead the project Memorial honors victims, those affected by illnesses from 9/11 The new memorial was dedicated Saturday morning at the Tampa Premium Outlets in Wesley Chapel. It was a 9/11 first responder who got it all started. For the first time, Stephen Spelman is telling his story of survival. He answered the call to the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. If not for one fateful minute that morning, he may not even be here...
  • How A Priest With No Money Honored Flight 93’s Heroes Where They Fell

    09/11/2019 8:32:16 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11 Sep 2019 | Alexander Riley
    2004. 2007. Sometime in the 1990s? These are among the answers I have received in recent years from freshmen and sophomores in a course I teach on American society when I ask them for the year the 9/11 attacks took place. To be fair, some do know the right answer, but it is a bracing, depressing fact that so many do not, and there is little reason to doubt the numbers will continue to dwindle. So many forces are working to feed this basic historical ignorance about the most important event in American history, of at least the past quarter-century,...
  • First 9/11 FR Thread

    09/11/2019 8:06:30 AM PDT · by ml/nj · 46 replies
    Free Reublic ^ | Many Here at FR
    I believe this is the first FR thread on the Islamic Attack that occurred on September 11, 2001.
  • 9/11 Attacks and the Coming Day of the Lord!

    09/11/2019 7:20:39 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 79 replies
    IFB ^ | 9/11/19
    “9/11” will always be remembered as one of the most horrific and catastrophic events ever in U.S. history. It sobers the mind that such a series of horrific events actually happened in the United States of America. America was completely and totally caught off guard. No one, seemingly, could ever imagine that such a day could have taken place here on U.S. soil. The events that followed were beyond anyone’s conception. What transpired on that September 11th morning came as a thief in the night to a sleeping and apathetic nation. It was a beautiful morning on that Tuesday of...
  • The 9/11 Attacks: Understanding Al-Qaeda and the Domestic Fall-Out from America's Secret War

    09/11/2019 7:18:27 AM PDT · by ammodotcom · 19 replies ^ | 09/11/2019 |
    Feedback please from our fellow FReepers on our new The 9/11 Attacks: Understanding Al-Qaeda and the Domestic Fall-Out from America's Secret War piece, whose intro is below: With American military personnel now entering service who were not even alive on 9/11, this seems an appropriate time to reexamine the events of September 11, 2001 – the opaque motives for the attacks, the equally opaque motives for the counter-offensive by the United States and its allies known as the Global War on Terror, and the domestic fall-out for Americans concerned about the erosion of their civil liberties on the homefront. Before venturing further,...
  • Beware of posting pics of the towers on fire today on facebook

    09/11/2019 6:03:44 AM PDT · by lonster · 78 replies
    I posted a picture of the twin towers on fire today and my account was disabled. No info on how long way to contact them about it. Fair warning that truth in this country is now against community standards.
  • Where were you 9/11/2001?

    09/11/2019 6:47:01 AM PDT · by RinaseaofDs · 172 replies
    No Source | 09/11/2019 | Vanity
    Where were you on 9/11/2001?
  • Presidential Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2019 (September 11, 2019)

    09/10/2019 7:39:42 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 9 replies
    whitehouse.go ^ | 9/10/19 | DONALD J. TRUMP
      Presidential Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2019 Issued on: September 10, 2019 On Patriot Day, we solemnly remember the nearly 3,000 people who perished on September 11, 2001.  With gratitude, we honor the brave first responders, resolute members of our military, and ordinary Americans who showed extraordinary courage to save others on that fateful day.  We will always be grateful for the heroic men and women of our Armed Forces who fought in defense of our country in the aftermath of the largest terrorist attack on American soil, and we will never forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our...
  • Robert Mueller helped Saudi Arabia cover up its role in 9/11 attacks: suit

    09/08/2019 9:20:34 AM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 7, 2019 | Paul Sperry
    Robert Mueller was "the master when it came to covering up" 9/11 ... systemic efforts by the Saudi government to assist .. the 9/11 attacks .. Mueller .. covered up evidence pointing back to the Saudi Embassy and Riyadh — and may have even misled Congress about what he knew. ... In October of 2001, Mueller shut down the government’s investigation after only three weeks, and then took part in the Bush [administration’s] campaign to block, obfuscate and generally stop anything about Saudi Arabia from being released.. ... FBI Agent Stephen Moore headed a 9/11 task force .. concluded that...
  • Melania’s Outfit for 9/11 Anniversary Caught Everyone’s Attention

    09/15/2018 8:24:20 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 41 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 9/11/2018 | Staff
    First lady Melania Trump chose a stylish and patriotic outfit to attend ceremonies marking the 17th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks. The first lady and President Donald Trump on Tuesday boarded Air Force One to travel to Shanksville, Pennsylvania, for a memorial ceremony in honor of the 40 passengers and crew members who were aboard a fateful flight that day 17 years ago.(snip) Melania Trump wore a fitted and belted navy blue trench coat with white trim that ended just below the knees for the somber event. She also donned matching stiletto heels, and wore her hair down...