The September 11 attacks show us our vulnerability—an especially terrifying prospect when paired with the threat of nuclear proliferation.
Although the terrorist attacks are—and will continue to be for some time—at the forefront of the world's attention, we must remember that the struggles of yesterday still go on.
The September 11 terrorist attacks are already being spun by Washington to fit into its prearranged playbook—the usual language and the usual suspects are already being bandied about.
The military and the national security bureaucracy are quick to use the terror attacks to demand more funds and discretion.
The battleground is now on US soil—not just against the terrorists, but those who would highjack the terrible event and twist it to their own ends.
The attacks on the Twin Towers will be called 'mindless terrorism,' but the blowback the United States is experiencing is far from mindless.
The lesson of fifteen years is that real change requires a people's movement.
It's a slippery slope that these two lawgivers would have us tread.
Whether in his home district or in Washington, DC, Congressman Gary Condit is a discredit to his profession.