Tomorrow will mark the ninth anniversary of the horrific events of “9/11″ and the United States of America is still licking its festering wounds.
The way the average American still obsesses about it, one would think it was the worst tragedy in the history of mankind: 3,000 American adults were killed in one day.
The simple reality, however, is that there have been many, many, many far worse tragedies in history and they continue right up to today.
In a deep backwoods town in Florida some non-descript so-called “Christian” evangelist is still musing about a possible Bonfire Of The Korans tomorrow.
And the bizarre campaign against an Islamic inter-faith community centre near so-called “Ground Zero” in New York has spawned campaigns and violence against the construction of Islamic mosques elsewhere in the country. read more »