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Mixing Commerce With Consecration

by Tracy R. Walsh Steve Kandell, whose sister was killed in the World Trade Center, shares his conflicted experience touring the National September 11 Memorial & Museum: I can feel the sweat that went into making this not seem tacky, of wanting to show respect, but also wanting to show every last bit of carnage and […]

Muslim 9/11 First Responder Gets New York City Street Named After Him

The New York Daily News reported Monday that “a police cadet who died helping World Trade Center victims on 9/11 was honored Monday at a Queens street renaming — 13 years after being accused of involvement in the attacks. Residents and elected officials came together to formally rename 204th St. Show More Summary

MUSLIMS HOLD RALLY In Support of 9-11 Terrorists & World Trade Center Bombers (Video)

Radical Islamists led by the cleric, Anjem Choudary, demonstrated outside the Central London Mosque (Or Regents Park Mosque) to raise awareness of the alleged mistreatment of other similar radical extremist Muslims around the world. It was a rally to support … Continue reading ?

A Quote At The 9/11 Memorial Museum 'Is More Applicable To The Aggressors' Than The Victims

Between where the twin towers of the World Trade Center once stood, a concrete wall now exists. The wall, one of the most deeply personal aspects of the 9/11 Memorial Museum, separates the public area from a repository of nearly 8,000 unidentified human remains. Show More Summary

Who at CNN Ordered the Break-In?

Two CNN producers were allegedly arrested for allegedly attempting to MAKE news when their job is to REPORT news. Allegedly, they alegedly attempted to allegedly break into the World Trade Center. Who at CNN allegedly ordered this alleged break-in? -- 2 CNN Producers Arrested for Trying to Break Into World Trade Center. Show More Summary

Jumping to conclusions about Freedom Tower security

When the New York Post ran its exclusive story on 16-year-old Justin Casquejo, who made his way to the top of the World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, an angry friend of mine fired off a letter to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). Now that helmet camera video has surfaced of three daredevils leaping off […]

Parachutists Jumped from World Trade Center

A group of daredevils who parachuted off the World Trade Center tower last year turned themselves in to the police on Monday afternoon and said the stunt shows the need for better security. "It's supposed to be the most secure building in the world. Show More Summary

Asian Commercial Pilot: #MH370 Altitude Changes Would All Passengers Within Minutes – Malaysians Are Hiding Something

Following the World Trade Center attacks on 9-11, 2001, a group of US pilots were asked to plan a similar scenario where a plane could be used by terrorists in an attack. Missing MH370 timeline (South China Morning Post) A … Continue reading ?

Christie Team Used 9/11 Wreckage as Gifts

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey gave pieces of metal salvaged from the World Trade Center to 20 carefully chosen New Jersey mayors who sat atop a list of 100 whose endorsements Gov. Chris Christie (R) hoped to win, the New York Times reports. Show More Summary

Atheists Are Not Offended by a Cross, They Are Offended by Discrimination

When you build a skyscraper using steel beams you build it using crossbeams. When these buildings come down, there is a high chance some of those crossbeams will remain standing. When two planes took down the World Trade Center towers...Show More Summary

State of the Union: Posture shifts post 9/11

(CNN) – In 2013, terrorists carried out the first major attack on U.S. soil since flying hijacked airplanes into the World Trade Center and Pentagon 12 years earlier. The Boston Marathon bombing last April raised questions about why U.S. security agencies failed to prevent it. CNN's live, comprehensive coverage of President Barack Obama's State of […]

Christie and Official Who Arranged Bridge Closures Were Together During Fiasco

Gov. Chris Christie is seen with David Wildstein, in red tie, on Sept. 11, 2013, before a ceremony on the 12th anniversary of the 2001 World Trade Center attacks in Manhattan, in a photo obtained by The Wall Street Journal. Sept. 11 was the third day of the lane closures in Fort Lee, N.J. In his news conference last week, New Jersey Gov. Show More Summary

NY Residents Sue over Too Much Security at WTC

A debate is shaping up over a $40 million barrier system that would encircle the 16-acre World Trade Center site. The barrier would include static barriers and sally ports, where booths control barriers screening vehicles attempting entry. Show More Summary

A Monumental Misjudgment?

Edwin Heathcote provides a progress report on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center. He finds that the “most prominent building has proved the most disappointing”: What was once dubbed “Freedom Tower”, but is now known more prosaically as 1WTC, was intended to be the centrepiece of Daniel Libeskind’s master plan. The architect – Polish-born, but […]

One World Trade Center Makes Eerie Sound When It’s Windy

Gawker says some residents in the neighborhood, the World Trade Center emits a spooky wailing sound when it’s windy. “I live a couple of blocks from the tower, and first heard this very eerie sound during Hurricane Sandy last year,” writes Kenny Cummings. “I’ve heard it only once afterwards, sometime last winter. I assumed once the […]

Top US Lawyer Andrew McCarthy: Obama Is Guilty of Serial Fraud – Impeachment Is a Remedy (Video)

Top American lawyer and author Andrew McCarthy, who prosecuted the World Trade Center bombers after the 1993 attacks, accused Barack Obama of serial fraud tonight on The Kelly Files. Andrew told Megyn Kelly: “If ever there has been a fraud … Continue reading ?

1 World Trade Center Tallest Building in U.S.

New York's new World Trade Center tower is the tallest building in the U.S., a committee of architects has determined. Associated Press reports that the Height Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, consideredShow More Summary

The "quiet dignity" of 4 World Trade Center.

Not to be confused with 1 World Trade Center — the 1776-foot-tall "Freedom Tower" — 4 World Trade Center is designed to reflect the reflecting pools that occupy the place where the original Twin Towers stood. The video is worth waiting out a the commercial. Show More Summary

World Trade Center Ruled America’s Tallest Building

It’s official. The tower on the site of the 9/11 attacks has been ruled as the tallest building in the U.S. by the Height Committee of the Council ob Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. The 1,776 figure is symbolically important for the tower that was built on the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror […]

Banksy graffitis protest against the NYT for rejecting his op-ed mocking the new World Trade Center tower.

I got to his website from the NY Post, via Drudge, which takes at face value the statement "Today’s piece was going to be an op-ed column in the New York Times. But they declined to publish what I supplied. Which was this..." Banksy's post says it was to be an op-ed, but it's not in the format of an op-ed. Show More Summary

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