Today marks the 11th year since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America. Today, is a day of remembrance and honor for those who lost their lives on 9/11, as well as for the people fighting to keep our country safe.
All around the world people have been paying tribute to this day of remembrance. President Obama spoke earlier this morning at the pentagon were families and military brass gathered, “Eleven times we have marked another September 11th come and gone. Eleven times, we have paused in remembrance, in reflection, in unity and in purpose, This is never an easy day.”
Romney shook the hands of a dozen or so firefighters one by one as they stood on the tarmac of O’Hare International Airport before boarding his plane to Reno, Nev., where he is scheduled to address the National Guard Association convention. “Those who would attack us should know that we are united,” Romney said in a statement. “Eleven years ago, evil descended upon our country, taking thousands of lives in an unspeakable attack against innocents. America will never forget those who perished. America will never stop caring for the loved ones they left behind. And America shall remain ever-vigilant against those who would do us harm.”
- Flags Ordered to Fly at Half-Staff on September 11 in Observance of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance (damontucker.com)
- Romney vows US ‘will never forget those who perished’ in Sept. 11 attacks (thehill.com)
- Congressional 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony (mcconnell.senate.gov)
- Anniversary of 9/11 proclaimed Patriot Day (upi.com)
- 11 years on: The world remembers 9/11 (newstalk.ie)