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“These protests come just after General Electric announced it would be laying off 10 percent of its domestic aviation workforce, firing nearly 2,600 workers, along w a ‘temporary’ layoff of 50 percent of its maintenance workers in a bid to save the company ‘$500 m to $1 billion’”
America was never prepared to actually remember 9/11 in its horror, trauma and immediate cynical political manipulation. Now we’re doing something worse: creating false nostalgia for an unmitigated disaster to use as a cudgel against Trump, though it’s part of how Trump got here.
The people creating this nostalgia, like the MSNBC host who used to work for Bush and the Time managing editor who somehow has forgotten a defining event of recent American history, are those who experienced the fewest consequences from the generation-long nightmare 9/11 begat.
The commander of the USD Theodore Roosevelt & the letter is this
A tear rolls down my cheek. During this trying time for all humanity, these heroes are still making killer drones
On the one hand, Space Force is a foolish idea that solves no actual problems, but on the other hand, it's a great way to transfer taxpayer money to defense contractors
Shame on reporters who didn't walk out of the White House briefing denied to their CNN, NYT etc colleagues.