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-9/11/01: Remembering…17 Years Ago

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

We are remembering today the attacks that took the lives of 2,977 people. 17 years have passed but I still clearly remember where I was when I watched the two towers come down. I was having breakfast when my wife called to me to come upstairs and see something she was watching on a TV […]

-Should 9/11 Memorials Be Taken Down?

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Sixteen years ago today the two towers in NY City came crashing down and the Pentagon was damaged in Washington DC while a plane load of folks crashed in Pennsylvania. 2,996 people lost their lives and more than 6,000 others were wounded in the terrorist events on 9/11/01. Since that time memorials have naturally been […]

-9/11/01: Remembering…16 Years and Counting

Monday, September 11th, 2017

We are remembering today the attacks that took the lives of 2,977 people. 16 years have passed but I still clearly remember where I was when I watched the two towers come down. I was having breakfast when my wife called to me to come upstairs and see something she was watching on a TV […]

-The Rebuilding of St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

A cross was placed a week ago upon the top of a new dome rising up at Ground Zero in NY City. It is about time. When the World Trade Center buildings went down on September 11, 2001, a tiny Greek Orthodox church- St. Nicholas was destroyed in their wake. After a lengthy battle with […]

-9/11/01: Remembering…15 Years and Counting

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

We are remembering today the attacks that took the lives of 2,977 people. 15 years have passed but I still clearly remember where I was when I watched the two towers come down. I was having breakfast when my wife called me into the bedroom to see something on the morning show. She said: “Come […]

-9/11/14: Remembering When…

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

13 years have passed but I still clearly remember where I was when I watched the two towers come down. I was down stairs having breakfast when my wife called me upstairs to see something on the morning show. She said- “Come up here you have to see this!” I remember thinking that it was […]

-9/11: A Time to Remember with Hope

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Then: Now: Our family visited the 9/11 Memorial in NY City a little over a year ago and found it to be an experience that was nearly impossible to put into words.The site is huge and nearly everywhere you look there is new construction going on. We quietly filed into the memorial grounds with thousands […]

-9/11: A Time to Remember and Look Towards the Future

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Then: Now: Our family visited the 9/11 Memorial in NY City 10 days ago and found it to be an experience that is nearly impossible to put into words.The site is huge and nearly everywhere you look there is new construction going on. We quietly filed into the memorial grounds with thousands of others but […]

-9/11 Defense Attorney in a Hijab Asks Court to Direct Women to Follow Her Example

Monday, May 7th, 2012

(A Muslim woman wearing hijab -Photo credit: Wikipedia) From Fox News: The defense attorney who wore a traditional Islamic outfit during the rowdy arraignment of the accused Sept. 11 terrorists is defending her courtroom appeal that other women in the room wear more "appropriate" clothing to the proceedings — out of respect for her client’s […]

-Did 9/11 Change Attitudes About Religion?

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Did the 9/11/01 attacks end up changing some of our attitudes about religion? In an article on my Apologetica page I make the point that it did in at least two significant ways: 1. Islam in America came out of the closet 2.Atheists also came out of the closet <<Read my conclusions on my Apologetica […]