How My Perspective Has Changed Since 9/11/2001

In an old Yahoo email archive, I stumbled upon and unearthed an email exchange between my friend Bruce Johnson and myself from the days following the 9-11 attacks in 2001. How hysterical, thoughtful or wise were we in those early days? Not surprisingly, we believed then that the 9/11 attacks were a bigger historical event... Continue Reading →


When Stopping for Cup of Coffee Was Difference Between Life and Death; George W. Bush and the Decision to Invade Afghanistan

Bruce Johnson wrote from Grand Rapids, Michigan on September 12, 2001: "Walking on the street, people avert their eyes, as at a funeral.  For the first time in my adult life, no sound of planes, no jet trails, no chance of any - no train whistles, even, I've noticed.  Watching Canadian Broadcasting last night and hearing the BBC this morning, I... Continue Reading →

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