Jon Stewart completely nailed it during his surprise appearance on The Late Show.
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On 9/11, a lot of brave first responders died saving the lives of others without a single shot being fired. Using a lethal weapon to represent their sacrifice is obscene.
Three fellow first responders from the New York City fire department joined their fallen comrades this week.
Roy Ortiz nearly died in the Colorado floods last year. Fire department personnel rescued him but Ortiz says God did. Now he’s suing those who saved him.
Texas is demonstrating that it learned nothing from the 2011 wildfires that ravaged the state, which killed six people and caused $510.927 million in damages.
Even from the grave, Mr. Rogers knows the right thing to say: Look for the helpers. Luckily, Boston has lots of those.
In another holiday horror story at the hands of at least one gunman, four firefighters responding to a call in upstate New York were shot. Two died on the scene.
Playing a soldier on T.V. does not make you a soldier
Senate Republicans Reject Firefighters, Police Officers, And Teachers By Unanimously Blocking Key Piece Of American Jobs Act
In a callous and yet unexpected move, Senate Republicans unanimously voted against saving the jobs of 400,000 policemen, firefighters, and teachers.
It’s been a pretty rough few days. Not only did we all have to sit through the sad memories of 9/11, but we also had to sit through two Republican debates, one sponsored by the Tea Party.
I chose not to participate in any of yesterday’s ceremony and for that, I took a lot of heat. Any American capable of feeling was deeply impacted by 9/11. I was no exception.
Mama always said, “Stupid is as stupid does.” Eric Cantor takes it to a whole new level.
As we all know, tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of 9/11. I moved away from the New York area a few months before that day. It still felt like home. My commute to the city often took me to the World Trade Center.
The most amazing thing about those few weeks after 9/11, was how much Manhattan changed. Not just because we were all living in fear, but there was something else that was happening around us. The honking stopped. The shouting quieted down and the city became, well, polite.
After ten years, what’s the easiest way to review, clearly and briefly, the events around Sept. 11, 2011? Perhaps the best way is to imagine you had to explain Sept. 11, 2001 to a child.
10 years after one of the biggest tragedies to hit American soil, many 9/11 first responders are living in their own version of hell. They suffer daily struggles with depression, PTSD and numerous cancers and repiratory illnesses. If there is a single bright side, it is that the long-term health impacts on the 95 search and rescue dogs have been much better.