Posts Tagged ‘9/11’

Bagel Day

September 11, 2010

Tuesday was Bagel Day at the software development center. I favored Bagels & Baguettes near Stanton Park. There was a line when I got there, around 8:30 AM. The shop is near Senate office buildings and the Heritage Foundation, and the TV is tuned to CNN to keep news-obsessed customers occupied.

By the time I got my two dozen hot bagels, the damnedest thing was on the television. An airplane had crashed right into the middle of a World Trade Center tower in New York, and the building was on fire. It was September 11, 2001.



July 21, 2010


 Get the big picture:

“A Mosque Maligned,” Robert Wright, New York Times.

“Protesting the mosque: A post Founding Fathers America,” Jonathan Hayden, Open Salon.


Image (based on a WWI poster) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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