Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

From the press release: Governor Walker Releases Statement Honoring Victims of September 11th Terror Attacks   Madison – Governor Scott Walker released the following statement today in honor and remembrance of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on our nation.On September 11, 2001, we were rocked by the attack on our nation, […]

EXECUTIVE ORDER #173 Relating to a Proclamation that the Flag of the United States and the Flag of the State of Wisconsin Be Flown at Half-Staff to Honor the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001, and the Brave Men and Women in Uniform Who Answered the Subsequent Call to Defend Our Freedoms […]

From the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs: Title: Patriot Day, September 11th Flag Lowering Etiquette Date: September 11, 2013 Details: On December 18, 2001, President Bush signed Public Law No: 107-89, designating September 11th as Patriot Day. State and local governments and the people of the United States are asked to observe Patriot Day with […]

PATRIOT DAY AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE, 2013 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Twelve years ago this month, nearly three thousand innocent men, women, and children lost their lives in attacks meant to terrorize our Nation. They had been going […]

Former candidate for governor Ed Thompson lost his battle with cancer. He was 66. Ed Thompson was perhaps less famous than his brother, former Governor Tommy Thompson, but he made a name for himself in Wisconsin political lore. Thompson became a cause célèbre in northern Wisconsin when his Tee Pee supper club was raided by […]

Seriously, who at Hooters thought this was a good idea? I’m not a prude. I have actually been to a couple of Hooters restaurants. I’ve defended them in the past. But seriously, it’s one thing if Hooters wants to do a celebration of Veterans Day. It’s another thing to have the happy, scantily-clad young ladies […]

The Oak Creek firefighters union vice president is unhappy that the union label is not properly affixed to the tragic events of September 11. Jerry Biggart sent out an e-mail attacking a parade float commemorating the victims of the September 11 attacks because the person responsible for the float is not fully enrolled in Biggart’s […]

Inevitably the conversation becomes where were you when you heard about the planes hitting the World Trade Center? Where was I? I was working for Eaton Corporation on 27th street in Milwaukee. One of my co-workers came in and said she heard on Bob and Brian that a plane hit the World Trade Center. I […]

Christopher Hitchens in Slate Magazine looks for the simple truth about Al Qaeda: Ten years ago I wrote to a despairing friend that a time would come when al-Qaida had been penetrated, when its own paranoia would devour it, when it had tried every tactic and failed to repeat its 9/11 coup, when it would […]

Slate Magazine had a great series this week on the 9-11 Truther movement and how conspiracy theories spread. I strongly encourage all my readers to read this series. I also want to direct everyone to the Popular Mechanics article debunking the 9-11 conspiracy theories. It’s an invaluable resource for understanding 9-11 even if you aren’t […]