America had lots of changes to make the attacks on September 11, 2001. Little did we know that this would affect the nation for years to come. Shortly after the attacks on 9/11 the Government acted very quickly. As stated in an article by Jaeshin Kim, “The Bush Administration launched the bombing of Afghanistan, and Congress passed the USA PATRIOT Act allowing law enforcement powers to detain foreign nationals or immigrants suspected of terrorism” (Kim 1). In situations as these, the President has no option but to quickly react, so he did.
“Anticipated Troubles” In chapter three, I found it quite interesting to see that Richard Jemmons could and knew to anticipate a problem. He had “everybody slotted” (Anonymous, p. 75), which was also one of his gifted talents to the campaign. As Richard had predicted there is the first anticipated problem that has arrived with the Rob Quiston of the Associated Press’s questions on Jack Stanton being locked up at the “’Lock up your Daughter’s’ demonstration”. (Anonymous, p. 83) The campaign is at a high and there were now 20 in the “scorp zone” (media). (Anonymous, p. 85) Additionally, it was unexpected to see Henry Burton (aka narrator) start a relationship with Daisy Green, but refreshing to see her as such an important player in beating
On the news and in our own community, we have witnessed terrorist attacks, mass shootings, police brutality, etc. Some monuments also instill this feeling of violence in individuals. Take the Robert E. Lee statue for example. As previously mentioned above, on August 12 a riot sprouted up in Charlottesville in a protest against the removal of a Confederate statue. White supremacists were arguing against the removal of the monument.
“What's wrong with the world, mama, People livin' like they ain't got no mamas” This verse illustrates how this generation of people that act off of impulse as if they have no home training or morals being reckless in the decisions that have lasting consequences that not only affect the individual but others as well. Overseas, yeah, we try to stop terrorism, But we still got terrorists here livin' In the USA, the big CIA The Bloods and The Crips and the KKK. This verse talks about all the violence that happens overseas like the feud with Iraq but more so the feuds that we have on the day to day basis: Gang violence, senseless killings over drugs and crimes the actual harm that we cause to each other. But if you only have love for your own race then you only leave space to discriminate and to discriminate only generates hate and when you hate then you're bound to get irate, yeah Madness is what you demonstrate. In this verse it talks about the tolerance and open- minded; we must have for everyone and not just our own race because to do so only leads to prejudice discrimination.
The killing of the Al-Qaeda leader, which is a Radical Islamic Terrorist Group, founded in the 1980 's by Osama Bin Laden, was a huge justice in the U.S. and other countries. Bin Laden posed a global threat to the countries where Islam is not implemented, he was responsible for the September, 11th attacks back in 2001. He orchestrated it, and had it planned for months, he was planning more attacks on the U.S. after 9/11 as well. ("The World Trade Center History.") The terrorist group Al-Qaeda knew they couldn’t beat the U.S. in a straight up firefight, so they tried to destroy us through economic failure and imposing fear into American lives.
The denotation of this flag in the photo is the fact that the mass shooting happened in the United States. The connotation of this flag however is more complex. It signifies the "American-ness" of this situation. The Las Vegas mass shooting is one of many mass shootings have happened in the United States. The presence of this flag, combined with the title of this article and Lombardo 's somber expression strikes a sense of hopelessness to the viewer in the American government and legal authority because of their apparent and obvious inability to prevent mass attacks like this from happening time and time
After big games the U.S. has to put up extra police officers because fan brawls are so common. Obviously if you need extra police officers out just for a sports game, than that’s too intense. Along with police force, when their favorite team loses people get
But are we really? Terrorism is not only a national issue but it is also a worldwide issue. In some cases we are not able to stop these attacks such as 9/11, the Boston Marathon, and the Oklahoma City bombing. Everyday kids are affected due to terrorism emotionally or physically. Something needs to be done quickly, and it starts with us.
Babel With a hint of Rendition The films Babel (2006) and Rendition (2007) show how paranoia regarding foreigners and terrorism affect innocent lives. There has been a sort of hysteria regarding terrorism in America and unfortunately the faces that have been attached to it are brown. These films are especially relevant to the happenings in America right now with leaders such as Donald Trump expressing Islamophobic views. In Babel, there are different storylines and each of them is tied together with the gun that starts it all. The tour bus shooting is immediately broadcasted in America as having been a terrorist attack.
The effects of 911 attack on twin towers was huge to Americans and the world. The short term effects would be sadness and shocks felt by the Americans and the destruction of the tower. It led to the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. Both of these effects led to the rising hated between Middle east and USA. The terrorist group Al-Qaeda, which claimed the responsibility of the attack on Twin Towers was formed at a meeting gathered by Osama Bin Laden in August 1988 They claimed to protect their own country or kingdom when American forces arrived in Saudi Arabia to prepare for the first gulf war.
November 8th 2016 brought to close one of the most divisive elections in Presidential History. Most Americans see this obvious divide that exist in America at the current moment. Differences among race, gender, religion, political views, experiences, privilege, age are just the starting point to the split that has turned neighbors against each other, friends into enemies, and torn families apart. Its an understatement to say that tensions are high, and wounds are fresh. This countries divide was always going to be a ticking time bomb, and on election day 2016 we saw that bomb explode.
In the midst of potential war and terror many are worried of what the future holds. This is how the American people felt after the terrible terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on September 11, 2001. The government had to think fast and make brash decisions to protect our country, and The Patriot Act (during the time) was the best solution. The Patriot Act was one of the fastest acts passed, many government officials were only thinking of the present, and ways to prevent foreign attack. The act has been edited several times over the years due to many mistakes of violating individual’s rights.
Of course this terrible thing sparked numerous debates about the confederate flag being waved at public places. It started even more conversations when it was found out that Roof’s intention was to start a Civil war! Imagine if that actually happened again! This flag is only giving the country more problems that it doesn’t need. The Confederate flag belongs in the past because citizens of America have turned it into a horrible thing that should be