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A Bitter Anniversary


September 11, 2005
A Bitter Anniversary
There's a ceremony taking place this morning at Ground Zero: a commemoration of the fallen of September 11th. For the families of the victims of the attack on the World Trade Center, the arrival of this day will always be the cause of profound anguish. I wonder, however, if it’s possible that there will come a time for the rest of us, both here in New York and across America, when this day will become less an occasion of grief and anger, and more a day of thoughtful reflection?

So long as Osama Bin Laden and his lieutenants remain free, this day must remind us of our unfinished business. Treachery cannot be allowed to go unpunished. We owe it to our dead to see that justice is done. In a very real sense, by focusing United States' efforts on occupying Iraq, rather than dismantling al Qaeda, President Bush has only exacerbated the pain and suffering of New Yorkers.

Yet, at some point, once Bin Laden and his lieutenants have been captured or killed, Americans are going to have to at least consider the possibility of closure. Again, perhaps not the friends and families of those who lost loved ones that day. We cannot, and should not, expect that. But the rest of us are going to have to come to grips with an equation: at what point is enough, enough? At what point does a thirst for vengeance become, to borrow a phrase from Mohandas Gandhi, “an eye for an eye, making the whole world blind?

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"The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. Tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and endangering the country. It works the same in every country"

Herman Goering
Hitler's Reichsmarschall at the Nuremberg Trials.

What could be more fitting for the September 11th memorial if Americans actually awakened from their media imposed delusions about all things 9/11. To continue to promote the lies and bogus fairytale of Osama Bin Laden and the 19 skyjackers at this late date, is a testament to the childlike stupidity that pervades our society today. In spite of what the official story teaches, 9/11 was actually an atrocity completely staged, and coordinated, by the Bush/Cheney regime. A copious body of suppressed facts and irrefutable evidence prove this beyond all doubt. To continue to blindly follow the ridiculous official 9/11 story is a clear indication that our nation is still largely oblivious, to the depths of evil embodied in the Bush/Cheney regime! Deception, lies, and murder, are their forte and they have perpetrated a masterpiece of deception, lies, and murder, in the 9/11 psyop. Those who died in the 9/11 tragedy deserve far better than the continued shameful commemoration of the mother of all Bush/Cheney lies, in their name!

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