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September 11, 2005

CNN Sues Bush Administration For Right To Not Show Falling Bodies of 9/11

Okay, no they didn't. But they didn't have to. They're a private corporation and they can air what they like.

What they like is bodies they can lay at Bush's feet. What they don't like is bodies they can lay at Osama bin Ladin's feet, which would "inflame" the American people to fight rather than negotiate.

A horrible but moving tribute in pictures and song.

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Shirtless. Why? Because his shirt caught flame? Because he put it over his head in a futile effort to filter out smoke and flying cinders? Because he tried to pat out the flames burning the body of a coworker?

We don't know.

Imagine the holocaust of flame and smoke and molten metal which compels a human being to choose jumping from a 110 story building as his most likely chance of survival.

Thanks to Michelle Malkin, who has a lot of links and pictures too.

Another Good Tribute (Plus Myriad Links): From Stop the ACLU.

He has the Quote of the Day, too:

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.

-- Ronald Reagan


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