Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Friday, September 11, 2009

Remembrance Day 2009

Because one should never forget how the world came together to try and heal, and how New Yorkers in particular showed so much compassion in so many ways:

And lest we forget, now that we finally have a new administration which would never allow this sort of thing to happen again: The people who did this are not in Afghanistan, nor in Iraq, both of which countries we still occupy. The people who may want to do this to the future could very well come from those countries, however, if we don't get the heck out. The people who did this to us are supposedly around Pakistan now. Most of the hijackers were Saudi. Bin Laden, still at large, is Saudi. Why are these countries still our friends?