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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • The cost of our disproportionate fear of terrorism

    The cost of our disproportionate fear of terrorism
    Many of us fear improbable and uncommon dangers more than everyday ones. This suggests we've got our anxieties backward. Think of flying versus driving. White-knuckle fliers, haunted by images of fiery plane crashes despite air travel's safety record,...
  • Honoring America's first responders

     Honoring America's first responders
    Although any news of improved benefits, salaries or recognition for firefighters, paramedics and police officers is welcome, it seems to me it's time for a more substantial event: A "National First Responders Day" if you will ("Local events commemorate 9/...
  • Obama's blundering has handed Assad a huge victory

    Obama's blundering has handed Assad a huge victory
    Chemical weapons are evil, but you could also say they're a curse. They have a talismanic power to bend and distort U.S. foreign policy. You can ask George W. Bush or Barack Obama. In 2003, then-Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz gave a lengthy...
  • 'Homeland' returns steeped in D.C. dystopia

    'Homeland' returns steeped in D.C. dystopia
    It is hard to imagine any city in the nation being more reviled by Americans these days than Washington. The standoff last week among the White House, Senate and House of Representatives as the clock wound down on the country’s ability to pay its...
  • Veterans honored in Havre de Grace on 'somber day of reflection'

    Several veterans who attended the Veterans Day ceremony in Havre de Grace Monday had not heard about the event in advance, but they stopped to listen to speakers honor veterans and their service to the country. "I came by and saw the celebration," Steve...
  • Former Gilman chaplain pushes beyond religious tolerance

    Former Gilman chaplain pushes beyond religious tolerance
    How could Christians who persecuted Jews preach love but practice hate? The question, asked by a Gilman School student, stumped Christopher Leighton when he was chaplain there for 10 years in the 1980s and '90s. Frustrated by complex questions about...
  • America can't guarantee that we won't engage in torture if we don't examine the past

    America can't guarantee that we won't engage in torture if we don't examine the past
    Yes, America. We tortured. And it was illegal, abhorrent and cruel. How can we ignore the facts? How can we fail to demand that the full and complete truth be provided to us? Earlier this year, those of us who follow such news of the intelligence...
  • Sun dominated by leftist views

     Sun dominated by leftist views
    In reading The Sun's editorial pages on Oct. 4, I couldn't help but think that the editorial board, in bowing to the extreme left wing base, has been shoveling a huge amount of "stuff." Take, for example, the editorial, "Congress: Do your job," where...
  • Baltimore Marathon to see increased security after Boston attacks

    Baltimore Marathon to see increased security after Boston attacks
    City police and organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival say they are stepping up security after explosions shook the end of the Boston race this spring, joining other recent running events that have placed restrictions around the finish...
  • Catonsville resident honors memories of JFK assassination 50 years later

    Catonsville resident honors memories of JFK assassination 50 years later
    Almost every American who was alive when it happened can remember exactly where they were, who they were with and what they were doing on Nov. 22, 1963, when they heard that President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated. Catonsville resident Gus Russo...
  • The NSA has broken our social compact

     The NSA has broken our social compact
    As one of the lucky people who attended National Security Agency Gen. Keith Alexander's talk in Baltimore last week, I was struck by his sincerity and commitment ("Reining in the NSA," Nov. 3). And he really believes he is "surrounded by great people" who...
  • Columbia connection at the heart of Art Promotion Together

    Columbia connection at the heart of Art Promotion Together
    They're the first to acknowledge that they make an unlikely foursome. A Polish artist's daughter and three artists representing America, Nigeria and the Dominican Republic have forged an alliance to advance their individual creative visions —...