Tags » 9-11

Not True. Case Closed.

I was listening to the news this week after the first round of testimonies with FBI Director Comey and NSA director Admiral Rogers. The discussion which followed revolved around the lies of our president, which were no longer presented as “alternative facts” or “untruths.” They are lies. 476 more words


The Long Shadow of 9-11

It’s inconceivable that Osama Bin Laden could have known the far reaching effects of the reprehensible events he masterminded on 9-11. He and his henchmen sought to ‘terrorize’ and take revenge on the United States, in the name of his god, Allah, for what they perceived to be our military mingling in the Middle East for years prior. 1,225 more words

Church Bells This Sunday Posted At 9 11 A.M

Agia Sofia- Church bells ( The Time has come ) – Καμπάνες- Αγία Σοφία ( Ήρθε η ώρα)


Why Our Democracy Needs Thucydides Now More Than Ever

With everything that has occurred in the past few months in the United States, and being a fan of Thucydides, how could I not consider questions such as “Donald Trump—Cleon or Alcibiades?” or “How would Thucydides understand the concept ‘fake news?’ or (more seriously) “How would Thucydides measure the strength of our democracy?” 6,092 more words

Canadian play 'Come From Away' earning rave reviews south of the border

NEW YORK – The Canadian smash musical “Come From Away” has scored widespread critical raves in its official Broadway debut.

Created by husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the story is set in Gander, N.L., in the aftermath of the… 571 more words


Church Bells This Sunday Posted At 9 11 A.M

After the liberation of Aleppo, the Armenian Church bells are ringing again and here is special mess


9-11 Memorial in Salem, Virginia

Salem has its own 9-11 Memorial, beside Fire Station No. 1 at the corner of Calhoun and Market Streets.  (I am sorry that my photography skills here are quite poor.)  What you see below are two steel beams from the 33rd to 36th Floors of the World Trade Center’s North Tower. 23 more words