Our Sad Anniversary

The nation marked the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with ceremonies in New York, where two hijacked jets slammed into the World Trade Center twin towers, at the Pentagon, where a new memorial was dedicated, and at the U.S. Capitol, a potential target of another hijacked jet that courageous passengers forced down in Pennsylvania. Senator Bernie Sanders joined in observing a moment of silence on the steps outside the Capitol, where flags flew at half staff. "This is a day t

The nation marked the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with ceremonies in New York, where two hijacked jets slammed into the World Trade Center twin towers, at the Pentagon, where a new memorial was dedicated, and at the U.S. Capitol, a potential target of another hijacked jet that courageous passengers forced down in Pennsylvania. Senator Bernie Sanders joined in observing a moment of silence on the steps outside the Capitol, where flags flew at half staff. "This is a day to honor the memory of the lives lost on September 11, 2001, to pay our respects to America's brave first responders, to salute volunteers in the war on terror, and to remember the American values and freedoms we all cherish," he said.