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Urban C. Lehner Editor Emeritus
Mon Jan 12, 2015 09:00 AM CST

On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was standing beneath the south tower of the World Trade Center, watching with mouth agape as terrorists slammed a Boeing 767 into the building. In the horror of the moment my only semi-coherent thought was, "We are at war."

We are at war. Almost at the same moment millions of Americans came to that same conclusion. President Bush told Vice President Cheney, "We're at war, Dick, and we're going to find out who did this and we're going to kick their ass." (http://tiny.cc/…) Nine days later Bush declared a "war ...

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