By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
An Associated Press review of the $15 million raised in California through the sale of specialty 9/11 memorial license plates — part of which was to fund scholarships for the children of state residents who perished in the attacks — shows only a small fraction of the money went to scholarships, while $3 million was raided by Gov. Jerry Brown and his predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, to plug the state's budget deficit.
Flight attendant Betty Ong couldn't tell exactly what was happening in the cockpit of American Airlines Flight 11, but it was clear to her that there was trouble.
The Sept. 11 victims' families referenced in two recent editorials criticizing Sens. Arlen Specter and Lindsey Graham wrongly implied the senators somehow had failed to stand up for them ("Specter's vote for an Obama job?" and "Strange Graham-Kagan dance," Comment & Analysis, July 20 for both).
"I'm sorry that as we retreat in time from 9/11, we seem to be retreating in our resolve never to forget," she said in a telephone interview.
"I would say go ahead and do everything you can to overpower them because they're hell-bent," she said in the message.