"LET US NEVER FORGET"
A Few Thoughts as
We Approach the Tenth Anniversary...
"Any people that
would give up liberty for a little temporary
safety deserves neither liberty nor safety." Benjamin
constitution was made only for a moral and
religious people. It is wholly inadequate to
the government of any other." John Adams
interest [can] never be separated in the long
run from moral right"
the liberties of a nation be sure when we
remove their only firm basis, a conviction in
the minds of the people, that these liberties
are a gift from God?" Thomas
The Constitution is not
an instrument for the government to restrain
the people, it is an instrument for the people
to restrain the government."
citizens of the U.S. are responsible for the
greatest trust ever confided to a political
base all our experiments on the capacity of
mankind for self-government." James Madison
to tyrants is obedience to God." Thomas
is not reason; it is not eloquence. It is
force. And force, like fire, is a dangerous
servant and a fearful master." George
What is Big Brother or Big
Sister doing ten years after a splinter group of
extremist caught the attention, further maiming
the sluggish psyche of this nation in the second
attack on the WTC. A decade later, are you
stronger? Are you freer? Are you personally
safer and more empowered? Consider those
questions as you read this New York Times
White House Issues Guides on Sept. 11
The Obama administration issued
talking points for commemorations of the 9/11
attacks at home and around the world.
By THOM SHANKER and ERIC SCHMITT
Published: August 29, 2011
WASHINGTON — The White House has issued detailed
guidelines to government officials on how to
commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11
attacks, with instructions to honor the memory of
those who died on American soil but also to recall
that Al Qaeda and other extremist groups have
since carried out attacks elsewhere in the world,
from Mumbai to Manila.
The White House in recent days has quietly
disseminated two sets of documents. One is framed
for overseas allies and their citizens and was
sent to American embassies and consulates around
the globe. The other includes themes for Americans
here and underscores the importance of national
service and what the government has done to
prevent another major attack in the United States.
That single-page document was issued to all
federal agencies, officials said.
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