Should this be the cost we pay for Freedom?

In memory of those who lost their lives in tuesday's attack.
The day 9/11/01... was a day that shocked and saddened
people around the world.  Our hearts go out to all those
who have been affected by this terrible tragedy.

"You can shake our buildings, but not our Freedom."gwb 2001

Recipe for a National Disaster
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4 - wide body jet airplanes fully fueled
266 - passengers, less the hijackers
20-50 bad guys / hijacking terrorists
1 - pentagon building
2 - nyc 110 story twin towers (1368ft.) buildings
1 - empty grassy farm field
2 - hours in attack time
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nyc bridges closed
nyc tunnels closed
nyc trains & subways shutdown
nyc city services shutdown
military flies air cover over nyc & washington d.c.
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all u.s. airplanes grounded
civilian air travel around & into u.s.a. canceled
all u.s. federal buildings closed
all u.s. military set on highest alert
all u.s. borders closed
all financial centers and wall street closed
baseball shutdown
football shutdown
golf shutdown
music concerts shutdown
fedex & ups shutdown
life in general halted because of these attacks
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nearly three (3) thousand people vaporized during the attacks
billions of dollars lost in u.s. physical damage
billions of dollars in replacement costs
u.s. starts new federal air travel regulations
this was a crowning hit upon the worlds fragile economy
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view ground zero months after attack
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world wide investigation into caused the attack
u.s. declares war on terrorists world wide
n.a.t.o. retaliation is identified
u.s.a. goes to war, against all terrorists
u.s.a. kick's ass & kills all terrorists
all troops are safe and are sent home
the world gets general cleanup
world  peace and harmony exists
life goes back to some normality
and we all lived happy ever after... someday!
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click here...  This ribbon art was created by Alon Cohen.
In memory of those who lost their lives in tuesday's attack.

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President John F. Kennedy’s inaugural speech of Jan. 20, 1961:
“Let every nation know. . . whether it wishes us well or ill. . . that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of liberty.”

Other Dates We Should Remember

We Should Remember the Last Attack... Friday, Feburary 26, 1993
Where six people died in the first bombing of the World Trade Center
Blast covered basment levels and destroyed major hole in the structure

First Attack on World Trade Center, New York City, USA

First Attack on America - We Must Never Forget...
December 7, 1941 - Sunday morning starting around 7:50am
Attack on Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Starting point when the United Stated jointed World War II

We Stand United, and United We Stand