Quick note: Be sure to take some time this week to personally thank a police officer, firefighter or other first responder for being the brave and selfless individuals who sacrifice themselves to keep us safe. It means a ton to them. Now, here are nine ForAmerica picks of today’s best articles, tweets, and memes that educate, inspire and entertain.
1. For five men, tragedy remains over photo of 9/11’s first casualty
(The Globe and Mail) Read the story of the five men who carried Father Judge’s body from the World Trade Center rubble.
The picture of Father Judge’s body being carried by first responders is probably the one that has stuck with me the most since that terrible day. pic.twitter.com/U81XwDcXor— David Bozell (@DavidBozell) September 11, 2019
2. New York Times Updates Story Blaming Airplanes For Taking Down WTC
(Townhall) After all the backlash, the Times decided it would probably be a good idea to accurately describe how the Twin Towers were taken out on 9/11.
3. Here’s the US Navy ship built with World Trade Center steel after 9/11
(American Military News) For sailors aboard the USS New York, the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, are more than just a memory, but every year they pay their respects to the victims and heroes of that fateful day like any other American.
4. Karl Rove Recalls Emotional Flight 93 Families Meeting
(NewsMax) Karl Rove emotionally recalled to Fox & Friends his connection to the events of Sept. 11, 2001 on Wednesday.
5. On the Anniversary of 9/11, We Must Counter the Enemy Within
(PJ Media) 18 years later, are we safer? Have we defeated Radical Islamic terrorism and those who sympathize with them, encourage them, fund them and cover up for them?
6. Son of 9/11 victim slams Ilhan Omar at NYC remembrance event: ‘Show respect in honoring them’
(Washington Examiner) While speaking at a 9/11 memorial event in New York City, Nicholas Haros Jr. called out Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar for her comments about the terrorist attacks which caused controversy for her.
🚨WOW🚨— Benny (@bennyjohnson) September 11, 2019
Man Who Lost Mom on 9/11 Destroys @IlhanMN:
“Some people did something? Why the confusion? 19 Islamic terrorists killed 3000 people. Is that clear? I was attacked. Our Constitution was attacked. Our Judeo-Christian founding was attacked. That’s what some people did!” pic.twitter.com/pZ6aDX0YQC
7. Relive President George W. Bush’s 1st pitch at Yankee Stadium during the 2001 World Series:
8. Semper Fi.
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