A Blood Stain on America’s Lapel

In Loco Politico

The past decade has been somewhat tough for the United States. After the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 that killed nearly 3,000 innocent people, the American psyche has never been the same. While we thought ourselves to be unstoppable and omnipotent, this tragic moment in our history made every American and even the whole world grind to a halt. September 11th was the day a small group of men inflicted the United States with a paranoia and fear that she still has not managed to shake off. The world was well aware that terrorist attacks were real and did happen, but never did anyone expect such plans to come to fruition at the scale that they did one September morning.

With the memory of the terrorist attacks of September 11th seared into the collective minds of American citizens and politicians, President George Bush signed into law legislation passed by congress…

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