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8 years after 9/11

Original post made on Sep 11, 2009

It was eight years ago today that terrorists attacked the U.S., stunning the nation and bringing an outpouring of volunteers for the military response that followed. Hundreds joined up for the first time or were in reserve units that were deployed to the war fronts, ongoing deployments and enlistments that continue today, especially as the military build-up in Afghanistan intensifies.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 11, 2009, 6:49 AM

Comments (12)

Posted by Cosmic-Charlie, a resident of Downtown
on Sep 11, 2009 at 7:53 am

Cosmic-Charlie is a registered user.

You know, every time I see any image or video of those planes slamming into those buildings, and seeing people leaping from the burning inferno, for me, before the tears come...all I get is intense anger!...


Posted by Julia, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 11, 2009 at 8:33 am

Well Cosmic-Charlie you should be very angry, but your anger should be targeted to the real brains behind this attack. Really, really think about it. If it was done in the way that we the people were lead to believe, this Country is in big trouble...but it wasn't. Way, way too complex...oh yes they managed to fly them, but they sure didn't layout the plan. And neither did the clown with the pea shooter kill JFK. It takes master minds with power, money and opportunity, not a bunch of camel jockey's we are lead to believe.


Posted by Pleasanton Parent, a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Sep 11, 2009 at 9:26 am

Aluminum foil hat is on a little tight today isn't it Julia?


Posted by Julia, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 11, 2009 at 9:45 am

Hey Pleasanton Parent...thanks for reminding me...yes a little up tight today.


Posted by Me, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 11, 2009 at 9:52 am

I still feel wounded. What a tramatic day. Many great lives were lost. Many common people were heroic. The nation stood shouler to shoulder with resolve to get those responsible. We were distracted from that task (resolving our then president's grudge against his father's would be assassin.) We need to refocus on dismantling Al Queda and the fundementalist backing Taleban. The lost deserve that justice. We all deserve that justice.

America needs to both be agressive and avoid becomming that which we despise. Not an easy task!

God bless America!


Posted by kari, a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Sep 11, 2009 at 6:41 pm

Your cover home delivered edition says 9 years since 9/11. This is a ridiculous error, obviously. A correction on the home page of your website would be appropriate.


Posted by Censored, a resident of Downtown
on Sep 11, 2009 at 7:04 pm

Hallinburton and Dick Cheny wan't to send out a HUGE Thank You all to ALL of the Tax Payers. The firm has made a renwed commitmnet to
stop all erronious billin from here on out.


Posted by Steve, a resident of Carlton Oaks
on Sep 11, 2009 at 7:32 pm

Did any one else get the print edition today with BIG front headline and the article inside both saying "9" years after......OOOOPS

Is there an editor or proofreader?????


Posted by Jerry, a resident of Oak Hill
on Sep 12, 2009 at 1:21 am

Me,

Good points, but, in my opinion, most Americans don't have the stomach to accomplish what you propose...

Let one flag covered casket come home, or the report of one non-combatant casualty, and many Americans/politicans start calling for throwing in the towel...

Again, in my opinion, if the politicians, and bleeding hearts, would stay out of the way and let the military conduct what you propose, it could be accomplished. That's what the military does, I've seen them do it...


Posted by Mr. Proofreader, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:55 pm

Hang on to your print edition from 9/11/09. It's a collector's item (or will be years from now). Both the front page headline and the headline in the article state "9 Years Ago...". Um, Jeb, it was 8 years ago. Wow--what incredibly bad proofreading. I can't believe that no one on staff of this newspaper missed that--twice. One of the biggest 'bloopers' I've ever seen.


Posted by Ms. Proofreader, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:13 pm

Posted by Mr. Proofreader, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, 15 minutes ago

Hang on to your print edition from 9/11/09. It's a collector's item (or will be years from now). Both the front page headline and the headline in the article state "9 Years Ago...". Um, Jeb, it was 8 years ago. Wow--what incredibly bad proofreading. I can't believe that no one on staff of this newspaper missed that--twice. One of the biggest 'bloopers' I've ever seen.


Um, not to detract from the original incredibly bad boo-boo, but... Mr. Proofreader, I *think* you wanted to say: "I can't believe no one on staff of this newspaper *caught* that--twice."

Oui?


Posted by Censored, a resident of Downtown
on Sep 14, 2009 at 12:03 am

Alzheimers Symptoms?


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