Tag Archive: terrorism

Remembering 9/11

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Not many Americans can forget exactly where we were on September 11, 2001.  I received a call from a friend who simply said, “turn on your tv.”  By the time I did, here on the west coast, the horror had already unfolded and I spent much of the day, zombie-like, in front of my computer,…

To Scan Or Not To Scan – That Is The Question

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I like airports.  They’re a great place to people watch.  It’s still a wonder how an airplane gets off the ground and stays in the air, but I’m a lawyer and haven’t a clue about aeronautics. I’m especially astounded at how flight attendants – whose job description must read “being nice to stupid people” –…

…And Justice for All?

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There’s a lot about the Department of Justice that I just don’t get.  The main thing I don’t get, though, is Eric Holder, the Attorney General.  In the last two years, he’s done a lot of very strange things. Most recently, the DOJ decided to try terrorist Ahmed Ghailani in a civil trial, rather than…