Tag Archives: 9/11

Romney and Obama Turn Away from Politics on 9/11 Anniversary

Eleven years have passed since the cowardly attacks on the World Trade Center occurred. Today, both Mitt Romney and President Obama are steering clear of politics and remembering the fallen. Neither of the candidates has any political events scheduled for Tuesday, both have pulled all negative advertising for the day and both have issues statements… Read More »

9/11 Rememberence [Live Streams]

Throughout the morning live streams will cover the 9/11 rememberence at Ground Zero in New York City, at the Pentagon and in Shanksville, PA. The event will begin with a ceremonial reading of the names of those lost in the deplorable attacks in September of 2001 and those killed in the car bombing of the… Read More »

The US Needs to Learn About Fighting Terrorism From Norway

Sure, that probably sounds insane. How in the world could Norway know anything about fighting terrorism, right? Maybe not. With the recent shooting in Colorado, there has been some mention of the terrorist in Norway that rocked that nation about a year ago. Unlike the U.S., Norway did not pass sweeping legislation, and radically increase… Read More »

SWAT-ting: A Prank or Dangerous?

Have you heard of this? SWAT-ting is falsely placing a call to the 9-1-1Operator and reporting a serious crime in progress using another’s name or address. By using new technology the perpetrator is able to make it look like the call is placed from inside the ‘victim’s’ home. The 9-1-1 Operator dispatches an Emergency Response… Read More »

The Cost of Bargaining with Al Qaeda

Imagine a street in a city in Pakistan. There is a marketplace nearby, and there are women and children going about their daily business, buying food and other goods. The only arguments are between customers and vendors, but they are not mean-spirited – just the typical bargaining on prices. Suddenly, a bomb goes off, and… Read More »

Ron Paul: Sage Grandfather or Crazy Uncle?

I find myself intrigued with Ron Paul on a regular basis. The man can get up and say some of the most patriotic and sensible things in one sentence and then in the next sentence sound like he just came out of an insane asylum. Paul has great ideas when it comes to fiscal responsibility,… Read More »