Ok, there is a 9/11 movie coming out soon, and that had me thinking about what I was thinking at the time. On September 12 I remember thinking that despite all the hub-bub about it being a 'whole new world' I was predicting that ultimately nothing would really change in our day-to-day lives. And I think I was right. Yeah, it is more of a hassle to fly, but unless you do so on a regular basis that's no big deal. Gas is more expensive, but the blood-sucking petro-overlords would have figured out an excuse to do that anyway. The only real difference is that the idiot in the Whitehouse has managed to redefine war so that whatever he wants to call a war is one. So I want you all to tell me if I'm full of shit or not. Is the every day life of John and Jane Q. Public here in the good old U S of A any different than it was five years ago? And are we really any safer now than we were on September 10, 2001?
Being unusually serious,