RSS Follow Become a Fan

Recent Posts

A Health Guideline Reversal and Questions - the Diminishing Authority of Health Experts Amid COVID-19
75-Years-Later - Another Defining Time Before the United Nations
No Escape from Crossing Fate - Trump's Inescapable Responsibility for the Spread of COVID-19 in the U.S.
Humanity - Today's Dilemma and Events and the Choices Toward a United Peaceful Tomorrow
A Forged Normalization - Flawed in the Absence of an Independent Palestine

Most Popular Posts

Mourn with Moore
On Partnerships of Conflicting Ideologies as a Force Shaping Extremism
DC Linktank
The World in 2014 - Asia
From This Point


Elections 2013
Friends in Business
Gun control
Immigration Reform
In America
Natural Disaster
The World
Towards 2014


September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013

powered by

My Blog

Unity Toward Defeating an Enemy - the Reality of 9.11.2001 in Contrast to COVID-19 2020

Nineteen-years-ago on September 11, 2001, cowardly terrorists hijacked four American aircraft and shattered the norm of the United States (US). In the wake of the attacks by the planes - the largest attack on American soil since Pearl Harbor, 1941;  2,977 were killed in New York City, Washington, DC and in Pennsylvania. 

The deadly terror attacks upon America had the effect of unifying and solidifying the United States under President George W. Bush as a nation of one voice - fighting against a common enemy, whose destruction was job one. America resolved not to be overwhelmed by 9.11 and together and united, the nation functioned as all brothers and sisters. All the negative impacts of 9.11 were defeated by a unified US. And every year on the anniversary of that fateful day, we bravely attest lest we forget.

Sadly though, the American unity that responded to 9.11 is absent today, in 2020 amid the deadly and still persisting national devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic. National unity is starkly missing in the fight against the deadly contagious disease, which has already infected 6,419,545 Americans and killed 192,448, thus far, because President Donald Trump has failed to unify the country in the battle against the invisible enemy. His insistence on not wearing a face mask alone divides America on the ample remedy needed to defeat the pandemic. Moreover, his downplaying of the deadly character of the Novel Coronavirus also prevents national unity in fighting the still spreading pathogen. 

Whereas on 9.11, President and nation united as one to defeat a common enemy, in today's COVID-19 crisis, Trump has divided the nation in the fight against the common enemy, and if adage: united we stand, divided we fall is true, then Trump's version of America has already lost the battle against the COVID-19 enemy. A very sad reality post September 11, 2001.