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Posts from ‘September, 2001’

Guns on Airliners

We’ve seen it in the movies — someone shoots a gun aboard an airliner and a vast, gaping hole opens up in the fuselage through which passengers are sucked out followed by seats ripped right out of the floor. It’s exciting to see in a James Bond film but it’s Phony Physics and no more realistic […]

Sitting Ducks Are Easy Targets

Easy Targets The extraordinary events of September 11, 2001 require a serious look at the policies that made these horrific events possible. It is now obvious that we should stop treating hijackings as hostage situations and start treating them like terrorist attacks. We can all see clearly now that airliners are weapons, not merely conveyances. […]

September 11, 2001

When I heard on the news this morning that a plane had flown into the World Trade Center, I saw in my mind’s eye a small, private aircraft whose pilot had suffered a heart attack or maybe fallen asleep. When I heard that a second aircraft had hit the towers, I said to my wife, […]