Archive for September 11th, 2013

September 11th, 2013 - 11:25 pm § in America, Jews

Teshuvah … better than God

Tomorrow night begins the 24 hours of Yom Kippur, the Jewish fast and day of atonement.  I am writing now because the date is soon and because  a few days ago I posted an essay about Yom Kippur by relating how my sister had tried to influence me by invoking Yom Kippur as a day […][...]

September 11th, 2013 - 5:03 am § in Misc.

The price of the 9/11 Memorial … nearly a billion dollars and $60 million a year to operate

The foundation that runs the memorial estimates that once the roughly $700 million project is complete, it will cost $60 million a year to operate. By comparison, the National Park Service budgeted $8.4 million this year to operate and maintain Gettysburg National Military Park and $3.6 million for [...]

September 11th, 2013 - 4:55 am § in Misc.

IHS Janes Reports Saudi’s Have Their Own Missile Program

 IHS Jane’s Intelligence Review reports that Saudi Arabia’ has a strategic missile base able to strke Iran or Israel. The TELEGRAPH ( ) reports that the missile base,  features two circle-shaped launch pads with compass markings clearly indicating the direction of a launc[...]