The 9/11 Memorial Museum is America at Its Finest

Can you buy a t-shirt at Auschwitz? How about enjoy a burger or hot dog at the Oklahoma City Federal Building? No and no, but rest assured, you can accomplish both of those things at the newly opened 9/11 Memorial Museum, built on location at the site of the worst mass-slaughter of civilians in American…

No One Exploits a Tragedy Like America

This past Saturday, while I was browsing around the Atlantic Highlands Flea Market, I noticed a vendor selling a very unique type of artwork. As I went closer, I realized they were pieces of driftwood with pictures painted on them. “Okay, that’s pretty cool,” I thought to myself, until I saw the sign, which read,…

5th Grade Memories: Looking Back on September 11

Today, the ninth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001, is just like that very day: ordinary. We all got up and went to school or work, not giving any thought to what would soon unfold right before our eyes on national television. I was only ten years old at the…