Inside the North Tower

insidethetowersAs we remember the attacks on our country by Islamic terrorists, realize that most high school freshmen today were not alive when it happened. When George Bush learned about the attacks, he was reading to a class of kindergartners. Those children are now college seniors and graduates. Some are even married and have children of their own!

This is important to understand because leftists want to define the meaning of the 9/11 attacks.

When President Obama gave his memorial speech today, he said that terrorists attacked our diversity:

“We know that our diversity, our patchwork heritage is not a weakness, it is still and always will be one of our greatest strengths. This is the America that was attacked that September morning. This is the America that we must remain true to.”

— Barack Obama, September 11, 2016

I respectfully disagree with the President. Three-thousand people did not lose their lives because of diversity.

As you recall 9/11, I highly encourage you to watch a documentary by James Hanlon and two brothers, Jules and Gedeon Naudet, who were coincidentlly making a film about New York’s firefighters on that day. They followed a crew of firefighters into the lobby of one of the burning towers where bodies were literally dropping from the sky. As they filmed, the other tower crumbled. This is the only footage from inside the towers on that day. The documentary was first published by CBS and is found online. An updated version aired on CNN on Sunday.

As you rewatch — or relive — the horrific events from that day, ask yourself: should we let progressives rewrite history and teach our children why our nation was attacked by Islamic terrorists?

StarParkerBCNStar Parker is the founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education. Contact her at

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  1. The empty suit currently occupying the Oval Office has to justify his malfeasance with the diversity canard. The empty skulls full of mush who buy his con have ample opportunity and sources to correct the lie. They just choose to ignore it. He has turned the Oval Office into the Offal Office.

    I have a copy of the original CBS broadcast, somewhat shaky now after 15 years. But loud and clear on the audio track are the thumps and crashes that mark the terrible dying of those who chose gravity as their fate rather than waiting for the horror of fire and collapse.

    Even 15 years later it is heart rending to think about, let alone watch, those fellow humans and imagine what they went through and what their last despairing thoughts must have been. It becomes even worse when you learn that the sound of falling bodies was not sporadic, but constant, like a drumbeat, as they impacted the pavement. Those who worked on the tape actually had to edit out some of the sounds of the dying in order to put it on the air.

    It is those martyrs whose dying gives the lie to Obama’s preachment, and underlines the truth that it was Islamist fanatics in love with death — and no one else — who did their best to murder America on that terrible day.