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Eleven years ago, Pamela Geller declared war on savages who were trying to take over the world. This November, she admits she lost.
Thankfully, this bit of news is a little more resounding for the World Trade Center anniversary on Tuesday than our report of the political dispute between Bloomberg and Cuomo over the Museum funds from earlier today.According to the New York Post, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and ... More >>
Commemorating the most tragic day in U.S. history will be slightly easier to watch his year -- the 9/11 memorial will still be pretty sad, as the names of all the victims of the terrorist attacks will be read at the sight of the World Trade Center. But unlike previous years, politicians won't get a ... More >>
Mayor Bloomberg has slammed the results of an audit that called the Port Authority "a challenged and dysfunctional organization" with "ineffective cost controls," saying that the cost of the World Trade Center memorial is worth it for the sake of New York's reputation. "Can you imagine? If America ... More >>
Commemorations of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks are being held around the country to remember those lost a decade ago. At the site of the World Trade Center memorial--which opens to the general public tomorrow--President Barack Obama and President George W. Bush will spea ... More >>
von Bulow: CIA blew up the World Trade CenterThere are 9/11 conspiracy nuts who are nuts and then there's German politician Andreas von Bülow, a member of the center-left Social Democrats who spent 25 years in the Bundestag and was Helmut Schmidt's Minister for Research and Technology for a few ... More >>
Granta explores the post-9/11 world
A group of 9/11 family members are suing the city, demanding that they turn over the complete contact list for all relatives of people killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. The lawsuit, filed this week, is the latest part of a dispute between some family groups and the 9 ... More >>
Atheists groups have been particularly vocal about what they do and don't want with regard to 9/11 memorials, whether they be street signs in Red Hook (Seven in Heaven Way) or displaying the World Trade Center cross at the 9/11 Memorial. The American Atheists have filed a lawsuit, which names ... More >>
C. S. MuncyIt was a brilliantly sunny day in Lower Manhattan when President Obama visited Ground Zero around lunchtime. It wasn't as cloudless as September 11th, 2001, but the similarity was uncanny enough to make many of the reporters waiting on line comment about how alike the two days felt ... More >>
The New York Times is reporting that the 9/11 workers who sued the city over health damages they suffered during Ground Zero rescue and recovery efforts have finally agreed to accept a $625 million settlement from the city after years of negotiations and delays.
Nine years ago, terrorists destroyed the Twin Towers, killing thousands and inciting fear in millions. In fact, fear is perhaps 9/11's most pervasive legacy, and it follows that fear-mongering has become a trick of the trade among politicians, news outlets, and basically, anyone with an opinion. ... More >>
According to a recent Siena Research Institute poll, 50% of New Yorkers think that the "Ground Zero Mosque" will promote racial and religious tolerance. Yet: 68% of Americans oppose it, despite the endorsements of New York City's mayor and the President of the United States of America. But th ... More >>
The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to deny granting "individual landmark status" to 45-47 Park Place today, removing one of the final roadblocks to the Cordoba Initiative's plan to build a $100 million mosque and community center near Ground Zero. The commissioners' una ... More >>
At this point, saying that science has yet to directly link 9/11 exposure to the wide range of ailments suffered by Ground Zero workers is like poking a gorilla in the eye with a stick or commanding a boulder to stop rolling downhill. After all, the city is ready to fork over more than $600 ... More >>
Last Monday, to great fanfare, the city announced a settlement had been reached with ailing Ground Zero workers after some six years of litigation. The settlement would have provided up to $657.5 million for the medical expenses of people who labored at the World Trade Center site following t ... More >>
The White House report on the attempted underwear-bomb attack by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (pictured) on a Delta airliner during Christmas contains a lot of praise for America's "counter-terrorism community" -- in the summary, their "excellent analytic work" is lauded, and it is asserted that this w ... More >>
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