9/11

Eat My Words |
September 9, 2011

Ten Years After: Tom Perini’s 9/11 at the White House

(The famous Perini Ranch mesquite-smoked peppered beef tenderloin. Photo by Pat Sharpe) Editor's Note: This guest post is by longtime Texan Jim Shahin, now a resident of Washington, D.C.... and "craving Central Texas barbecue almost every minute of every day," he says. The "Smoke Signals" columnist for…

9/11 |
August 31, 2011

Karen Wagner’s Life

She lived outside the spotlight, quietly serving her country as most members of the military do, until one terrible day.

Politics & Policy |
February 11, 2010

Medina self-destructs on Glenn Beck radio show

Beck’s question was whether she is a 9/11 “truther”–that is, does she believe that the United States Government blew up the World Trade Center. “I don’t have all of the evidence,” was the best she could do. After Beck cut short the conversation and Medina was off the line,…

Politics & Policy |
June 30, 2007

Lawrence Wright

“Al Qaeda would not have been able to come back to life, in my opinion, had we not invaded Iraq. That action breathed life back into the movement.”…

Politics & Policy |
January 1, 2005

Ben Barnes

“There’s not anything that’s happened since Election Day that proves to me that Bush is going to be moderate at all.”…