Category Archives: Terrorism

More Of The Third Part, Please!

The entire world is still reeling from the ghastly events in Paris, the downing of a Russian plane filled with tourists, the double suicide attack in Beirut. Here in the United States, people have not forgotten Boston.  At least, many … Continue reading

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We Shall Never Forget!

My sister-in-law, Merle, emailed me a photo today. It was from her daughter, Justine, who lives in Manhattan. This evening, she took a photo of the Beacon Light from the Freedom Tower, as she saw it from her window. We … Continue reading

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To Ms. Ibrahim: We Are Sorry!

I had posted with great indignation, the plight of Ms. Rahinah Ibrahim, early in December (here), to clear her good name.  More importantly, to get her name off the No-Fly list. The saga has dragged for nine (9) years already. … Continue reading

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Strangers In Their Home

When I saw today’s Daily Prompt,  Stranger, from Michelle W., I could not help but think of the two men (one is practically a boy!), who are purported to be responsible for the heinous crime of bombing the Boston Marathon … Continue reading

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Boston!

We were just there two weekends ago, scouting out for possible good university fits for my nieces as they approach the culmination of their high school education.  The temperatures were still unseasonably cool, although most days were sunny with clear … Continue reading

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Thoughts on 9/11

I was flying back home from Manila on September 10, 2001.  Just the week before, we had been awakened after midnight by a call from my brother, Richard.  Our father had been rushed to the hospital with an acute abdomen. … Continue reading

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