Posts Tagged ‘sept. 11’

D.C.’s 9/11 Anniversary: 522 Arrests, No Terrorists

The pop and crackle and confusion of D.C. police radio chatter this weekend made it apparent that local badges, like most other law enforcement, were doggedly chasing the terrible specter of terrorism because of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. In the wake of a "credible but unconfirmed" warning about al Qaeda detonating car bombs in [...]

The Day Before the Day Everything Changed

The headlines on Sept. 12, 2001, were all about death, terror, mayhem, and violence. Which made looking back at the headlines of Sept. 11, 2001, feel like getting a last glimpse of a more innocent time. Here’s what was in the news ten years ago Sunday.
Washington City Paper, Sept. 7-13, 2001
Cover: “Punching In,” by Elissa [...]

NFL Announces 2011 Schedule: Sept. 11 Means Football

Great Moments in Capitalism™, Special 9/11 Edition (Cont.)

Last night the NFL released its 2011 schedule, the lockout and common decency be damned.
The centerpiece of the announcement came with news that a highlight of the first weekend will come with a Sept. 11 game between the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins.
As pointed out by the NFL's [...]