To me, as a lawyer and a 9/11 widow, DOJ’s announcement today acknowledges the sad defeat of our U.S. Constitution when it comes to 9/11. How truly tragic in my eyes. And you would think that a man who was once a constitutional law professor might feel the same way. Yet, not so much for President Barack Obama who has chosen this great day to announce his billion-dollar campaign for re-election. His slogan asking us to “join in” by writing him a check.
Though the administration has declined to raise the terror alert level, the very public nature of the Yemen bomb plot is seen as giving President Obama and incumbent Congressional Democrats a much-needed political shot in the arm, conveniently enough just days before the midterm elections. The plot gave an opportunity for President Obama to look […]
A US terror alert issued this week about al-Qaida plots to attack targets in western Europe was politically motivated and not based on credible new information, senior Pakistani diplomats and European intelligence officials have told the Guardian. The non-specific US warning, which despite its vagueness led Britain, France and other countries to raise their overseas […]
In a letter issued to the heads of Congress today, President Barack Obama announced yet another one year extension of a State of National Emergency which has been going on in the United States since September 14, 2001. This means that as of Tuesday America will officially be entering its tenth year at an emergency […]
In a breakthrough for 9/11 first responders, President Barack Obama ended his silence on the Zadroga Bill on Wednesday and backed the uphill drive to get it through Congress. “The President looks forward to signing the 9/11 health bill into law, once it passes both houses of Congress, to help the first responders whose health and […]
On February 23rd, 2009, I wrote an article entitled, “A Month Of Change.” At the end of the article I said, “I don’t see many indications that “change” has indeed come. It is still early, and only time will tell. However, in my opinion, it does not look good.” Today, White House Press Secretary Robert […]