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Ground Zero museum takes painful look into 9/11 attacks

President Barack Obama inaugurates Thursday a museum commemorating the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the culmination of three years of delays, controversy and financial woes as he opens a memorial to an event that changed America. On the eve of the dedication. Charles Wolf made no secret of his apprehension…

Unidentified 9/11 remains returned to Ground Zero

Thousands of unidentified remains of victims of the 9/11 attacks in New York were transferred in a solemn procession Saturday to Ground Zero, the World Trade Center site that is now a memorial and museum. The transfer drew protests from some families……

What The Hell Is Ground Zero, Anyway?

As the debate has endlessly worn on about the Park 51 Islamic community center, two things have become abundantly clear. The first is that much of our discourse in this country is fundamentally driven by a strain of Islamophobia tempered only by the fact that overt displays of violence are…

Oh, *That’s* Why You Call Them Jerkoffs

Since Muslims have decided to piss off conservatives by being Muslim on American soil, the inevitable response has finally come: an extended gay joke. So, the Muslim investors championing the construction of the new mosque near Ground Zero claim it’s all about strengthening the relationship between the Muslim and non-Muslim…

9/11 Was The End Of Irony…And The First Amendment

Manhattan is a place where millions of people live. They work there, they date there, they eat there, they get married there, they raise children there – and they worship there. This is not the function of meat-eaters trying to stick it to vegetarians (and vice versa), or fertile people…

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