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National SecurityMass MediaDefenseSeptember 11, 2001 Attacks

Kudos to Dan Rodricks for his recent column in The Sun ("In anger and pain, little sympathy for the 'deaths of others"). I would have been stronger in my words, but he provided a good antidote to the unquestioning lust for war and violence, and so-called "patriotism" that has led America into this period of endless war and the national security and police state we now live in.

The mainstream corporate media, including The Sun — I thought that their editorial on the 10th anniversary of the attacks ("The legacy of 9/11," Sept. 11) was pathetic — are responsible for encouraging this unquestioning allegiance to the present corporate-national security state that keeps the citizenry fearful and powerless.

Vincent Masi

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