9/11 Columns on Townhall

  • Mike Pence - 9-11: From a Day of Tragedy to a Triumph of Freedom

    9-11: From a Day of Tragedy to a Triumph of Freedom

    Mike Pence
    Posted: 9/10/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Like every American, I will never forget where I was on the morning of September 11, 2001. As a Member of Congress from Indiana, that day my duties took me to Capitol Hill and to sights and sounds I will never forget.
  • Rich Galen - The Jobs Speech

    The Jobs Speech

    Rich Galen
    Posted: 9/9/2011 11:09:00 AM EST
    President Barack Obama's speech wasn't awful. It wasn't great. It had some excellent lines "Last thing [vets] should have to do is to fight for a job when then get home." It some tired union-soothing rhetoric.
  • Suzanne Fields - Rising From the Rubble

    Rising From the Rubble

    Suzanne Fields
    Posted: 9/9/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    When the twin towers tumbled from the skyline of New York 10 years ago this month, the terrorists figured they had won a great battle. They were right. The two enormous buildings fell, burying almost 3,000 men, women and even children.
  • Oliver North - A Decade of War

    A Decade of War

    Oliver North
    Posted: 9/9/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Everyone older than 20 remembers whom he was with, what he was doing and how he learned we were at war that beautiful Tuesday morning a decade ago. Most of us recall a gorgeous late-summer morning with blue skies -- "shirt-sleeve weather" -- and then the horror: two of the world's tallest buildings collapsing into piles of rubble, the west wall of the Pentagon in flames and a fire-bathed crater in the soil of Somerset County, Pa.
  • Michelle Malkin - All the Wrong 9/11 Lessons

    All the Wrong 9/11 Lessons

    Michelle Malkin
    Posted: 9/9/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Are your kids learning the right lessons about 9/11? Ten years after Osama bin Laden's henchmen murdered thousands of innocents on American soil, too many children have been spoon-fed the thin gruel of progressive political correctness over the stiff antidote of truth.
  • Pat Buchanan - What 9/11 Wrought: The Bush Legacy

    What 9/11 Wrought: The Bush Legacy

    Pat Buchanan
    Posted: 9/9/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    In Cairo in 1943, when the tide had turned in the war on Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, who had embraced Joseph Stalin as an ally and acceded to his every demand, had a premonition.
  • Diana West - Thank You, America, For the Golden Age of Islam

    Thank You, America, For the Golden Age of Islam

    Diana West
    Posted: 9/8/2011 7:24:00 PM EST
    It is something to have gone 10 years without an Islamic attack of similarly gigantic proportions to those of Sept. 11, 2001, but it is not enough.
  • Frank Gaffney - Where Are We, Ten Years After 9/11?

    Where Are We, Ten Years After 9/11?

    Frank Gaffney
    Posted: 9/8/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    So, where are we ten years after 9/11? It is comforting that we have been blessed with a near-unbroken decade without further mass-casualty attacks since those that killed nearly 3,000 Americans on September 11, 2001. Unfortunately, our government is pursuing policies that can only encourage those who aspire to do us harm to redouble their efforts.
  • Steve Chapman - Who Really Kept Us Safe After 9/11

    Who Really Kept Us Safe After 9/11

    Steve Chapman
    Posted: 9/8/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    f there was any certainty in the weeks and months after the 9/11 attacks, it was that these were just the first in a campaign of terror on American soil.
  • Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Service: The Legacy of Sept. 11

    Service: The Legacy of Sept. 11

    Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    Posted: 9/8/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Maybe the best way to remember is to find a way to serve those next to you.
  • Victor Davis Hanson - Myth and Reality After 9/11

    Myth and Reality After 9/11

    Victor Davis Hanson
    Posted: 9/8/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Why did radical Islamic terrorists kill almost 3,000 Americans a decade ago?
  • Austin Bay - From 9/11 to 2011: Al-Qaida's Battle of Blame

    From 9/11 to 2011: Al-Qaida's Battle of Blame

    Austin Bay
    Posted: 9/7/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Osama bin Laden justified 9/11's great evil on the basis of fixing blame for the Islamic world's cultural and political decline. He was angry with the last seven centuries of history -- history gone wrong for Arab Muslims in particular.
  • John Stossel - Ten Years After

    Ten Years After

    John Stossel
    Posted: 9/7/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    After 9/11, the U.S. Congress created the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration. America went to war, overtly and covertly, in several countries. Nearly $8 trillion was spent on what is called "security," Chris Hellman of the National Priorities Project estimates.
  • Jay Sekulow - Mayor Bloomberg Include Prayer on 9/11

    Mayor Bloomberg Include Prayer on 9/11

    Jay Sekulow
    Posted: 9/6/2011 9:30:00 AM EST
    On Sunday, September 11, 2011, America will pause to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the most horrific terrorist attack our nation has ever seen.
  • Chuck Norris - Feds Still Enable Terrorists 10 Years After 9/11

    Feds Still Enable Terrorists 10 Years After 9/11

    Chuck Norris
    Posted: 9/6/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Ten years ago, after 9/11, Americans chanted, "We will never forget." Today the White House is chanting that it is not "just about us."
  • Susan Stamper Brown - Never Forget September 11, 2001

    Never Forget September 11, 2001

    Susan Stamper Brown
    Posted: 9/6/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Recently, I was reminded of the value of freedom while attending a military retirement ceremony in Washington D.C.
  • Bruce Bialosky - The Experience of a Lifetime, a 9/11 Remembrance

    The Experience of a Lifetime, a 9/11 Remembrance

    Bruce Bialosky
    Posted: 9/5/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    I knew this was going to happen. I had been told and warned it was only a matter of time. I never expected to be part of history in this manner. I certainly did not know it was going to occur on this day, at this time.
  • Michael Youssef - Why I Agree with the Mayor of New York

    Why I Agree with the Mayor of New York

    Michael Youssef
    Posted: 9/4/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Many of my readers will be very surprised to know that I, for once, agree with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg regarding his decision to bar “clergy” from participating in the tenth anniversary memorial of the September 11th attacks.
  • Stewart Scott - Why Al Qaeda is Unlikely to Execute Another 9/11

    Why Al Qaeda is Unlikely to Execute Another 9/11

    Stewart Scott
    Posted: 9/3/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    It is Sept. 1, and that means we are once again approaching the anniversary of al Qaeda’s Sept. 11, 2001, attacks against the United States. In the 10 years that have passed since the attacks, a lot has happened and much has changed in the world, but many people can still vividly recall the sense of fear, uncertainty and helplessness they felt on that September morning.
  • Diana West - The Jihad is Against the Bible

    The Jihad is Against the Bible

    Diana West
    Posted: 9/2/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Beyond the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks looms another signal date in the annals of global jihad. That date is Sept. 20, when the Palestinian Authority's Mahmoud Abbas is expected to petition the United Nations for statehood.