It’s the Fifth Anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on America and Americans. Nearly 3,000 died, and the country was changed. My condolences to those directly affected for the loss of lives on that fateful day.
My recommendation for this day: Chapter One of the 9-11 Commission Report. It should be required reading in every High School History class in the US. The rest is a bit of a snoozer, but the first chapter is an excellent recitation of what actually happened.
Yes we were, as a government and a society, caught flat footed on that day, and things have changed to work on that. Not enough, but some moves in the right direction.
There’s much left to do.
Please spare a prayer for those lost, and those who risk their lives for us.