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Poland unveils statue honoring Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II

By Doug Powers  •  July 15, 2012 01:23 PM


Ten years on at the 9-11 7-11

By See-Dubya  •  September 11, 2011 06:36 AM

[Written by guest blogger emeritus See-Dubya] Hello—I go by See-Dubya on the web, and I used to guest-blog here for Michelle back in 2008. Then I retired from blogging, but I’m coming back just this once to tell you about my trip to 7-11. It was actually only near 7-11; I didn’t go in. The […]

U.N. Human Rights Chief Asks U.S. to Explain Bin Laden Killing — Okay, Fine

By Doug Powers  •  May 4, 2011 09:46 AM

**Written by Doug Powers You just knew this was coming: GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations’ top human rights official called on the United States Tuesday to give the U.N. details about Osama bin Laden’s killing and said that all counter-terrorism operations must respect international law. […] “This was a complex operation and it would […]

9/11 remembrance: Spitting on their graves

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 11, 2010 12:32 AM

I wrote this column seven years ago, on the 2nd anniversary of the 9/11 jihadi attacks. Sad to say, I could have just as well written it today. Spitting on their graves by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate 9/10/03 Across the nation, public officials will strike somber poses and shed television-friendly tears and bow their blow-dried […]

Supporters of Ground Zero Mosque Reject Gov. Paterson’s Offer to Help Move Site Away From Gay Bar

By Doug Powers  •  August 11, 2010 04:23 PM

**Written by Doug Powers New York Governor David Paterson offered to help find another site for the mosque/cultural center planned near Ground Zero, but it sounds like some of the project’s supporters first want to see what kind of place Greg Gutfeld opens up next door before making a final decision: “While we have a […]

Operation Apology: US to Send First Official Delegation to Hiroshima Ceremony

By Doug Powers  •  August 5, 2010 01:30 PM

**Written by Doug Powers In 2010, when you say “Fat Man and Little Boy,” you could be referring to Michael Moore and George Stephanopoulos, but 65 years ago, devices sporting those seemingly innocuous names caused historically unmatched destruction, and abruptly ended a long war. Tomorrow marks the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, […]

California Paints Over Popular 9/11 Memorial, Schwarzenegger Apologizes

By Doug Powers  •  July 3, 2010 08:49 AM

State property is no place for patriotism

AP: Obama to Skip Wreath Laying Ceremony at Arlington on Monday

By Doug Powers  •  May 25, 2010 11:20 AM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers President Obama went to Arlington Cemetery to lay the wreath last year, but this year Obama’s handing the wreath to Plugs and heading off to the more welcoming political climes of Chicago: WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to spend a long holiday weekend in Chicago. The White House […]

September 11th Fund Underwrote Crazy Yalie's "Heteronormative" Rant

By See-Dubya  •  April 18, 2008 05:10 PM

Follow the money.

Terrormonger regrets not getting to desecrate Ground Zero

By See-Dubya  •  October 20, 2007 02:33 PM

“They might turn 9-11 into something sacred…”

The Flight 93 memorial revisited

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 19, 2007 09:08 PM

Jonathan V. Last reports that the disastrous “Crescent of Embrace” in Shanksville, Pa., was the result not only of insipid political correctness–but of abject, soulless bureaucracy. Read the whole thing. Here’s the conclusion: At some point in the next few years, the National Park Service will give us its version of the Flight 93 Memorial. […]

The cross at Ground Zero

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 5, 2006 08:54 PM

Remember the cross-shaped beams pulled from the wreckage at the World Trade Center on 9/11? The symbol of faith and hope that inspired rescue workers and 9/11 families is being moved from the site. The 20-foot-tall artifact was discovered in the smoking ruins two weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and became a […]

The Arizona 9/11 memorial disgrace

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 24, 2006 10:40 PM

***scroll for updates…AZ Gov. Napolitano thinks the memorial is “great,” “honorable,” and “responsible…” You have got to see the entire stomach-turning photo series of the Arizona 9/11 memorial disgrace over at Hot Air. Many thanks to Hot Air commenter AZ Patriot for taking the pics. The blogswarm has been building over the moonbattered memorial, which […]

9/11 pledge: “I will not submit”

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 11, 2006 01:27 PM

The above phrase in Arabic is “lan astaslem.” It means “I will not surrender/I will not submit.” (Thanks to Rusty, Laura, and Daveed for translation help.) This is the last line of my 9/11 column and it’s my 9/11 anniversary message to the convert-or-die jihadists. And yes, I’ve got t-shirts in the works as a […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  June 6, 2006 09:49 AM

Debra Burlingame exposes the squandering of 9/11 memorial funds: The American people, watching the horrific scenes in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania, voiced nary a peep of dissent when the federal government handed over $21 billion in disaster relief–$18 billion in rebuilding bonds and tax credits, and $2.8 billion in immediate cash grants–to the state […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  January 6, 2006 12:20 PM

Clinton W. Taylor reports that the Flight 93 Memorial controversy is not over: There is this new design out for the Flight 93 Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Its original version, called the “Crescent of Embrace,” met a barrage of flak in the blogosphere because of its unfortunate resemblance to an Islamic crescent, aligned toward Mecca. […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  November 30, 2005 10:55 AM

***updated 12/1 below*** The crescent is gone. AP reports: Designers of a Flight 93 memorial have made a bowl-shaped piece of land its centerpiece, replacing a crescent-shape design that some critics had said was a symbol honoring terrorists, officials announced Wednesday. The new design for the memorial, to be built on the site of the […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  September 16, 2005 01:08 PM

Cox & Forkum say it all: *** Dimitri Vassilaros of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review says “Kill the crescent.” The Philadelphia Inquirer calls critics “blind.” The Johnstown Tribune Democrat supports altering the memorial and cites the second-stage jury’s own words: “Consider the interpretation and impact of words within the context of this event,” the jury wrote in […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  September 14, 2005 08:37 PM

Despite reports of National Park Service faxes on the fritz and Interior Department e-mails bouncing, the objections of countless numbers of you to the proposed Flight 93 Memorial have been heard. And here, via AP, are the results to prove it: WASHINGTON – The architect of the memorial to a plane downed in western Pennsylvania […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  September 14, 2005 10:04 AM

My latest column, “Monumental surrender,” on the Flight 93 Memorial controversy, bubbling in the blogosphere for nearly a week, is up: War memorials should memorialize war. If you want peace and understanding and healing and good will toward all, go build Kabbalah centers… …A proper war memorial stirs to anger and action. We all remember […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  September 12, 2005 03:25 PM

Did you watch the Discovery Channel documentary last night on Flight 93? Did you weep and curse and cheer? And do you wonder how this memorial design–benignly passive at best, offensive and inexplicably clueless at worst–possibly passed muster as the best representation of the spirit, courage, and resilience of the 40 passengers who saved countless […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  September 10, 2005 09:02 AM

Credit: Zombie Tons of you are stunned, outraged, and sickened by the new Flight 93 Memorial, the “Crescent of Embrace.” I called the architect responsible for the redesign, Paul Murdoch of Los Angeles, yesterday for comment. He did not return my call, but he did speak with the Johnstown, Pa., Tribune Democrat, as quoted in […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  September 9, 2005 08:59 AM

***scroll down for updates*** The Flight 93 Memorial design, titled “The Crescent of Embrace,” was unveiled this week. Take a close look: Remind you of anything? Tom Bevan at the indispensable Real Clear Politics gently raises some questions about the design. Charles at Little Green Footballs asks: “Is this a coincidence, an example of amazing […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  September 9, 2005 08:46 AM

The fight to protect Ground Zero from the Blame America crowd continues today with a rally tomorrow in NYC beginning at 930am EDT. Go to Take Back the Memorial for more details, and the latest news on the 9/11 families efforts to stop construction of the “International Freedom Center” on hallowed ground. *** Previous: Take […]


By mmguestblogger  •  August 22, 2005 06:23 PM

Michelle has written before about plans to turn the 9/11 memorial in New York City at Ground Zero into an International Freedom Center that would focus on threats to freedom throughout history and around to world instead of a tribute and memorial to those who died on 9/11. She blogged about it here and wrote […]

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