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Remembering a True New Yorker on 9/11

It might not sound that important, but back then, there was a feeling that terrorists not only took away our skyline and businesses and families, but that maybe they had stolen what Americans always rely on to survive a crisis: our sense of humor.
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Remembering a True New Yorker on 9/11

There are a lot of things to remember and reflect upon during the anniversary of September 11. And plenty of people will be telling their stories of grief, rage, human kindness and patriotism. So, each year, Lester & Charlie like to focus on someone who might get overlooked: Leo Cullum. Leo Cullum, who died a … Continue reading

Remembering a True New Yorker on 9/11

There are a lot of things to remember and reflect upon during the anniversary of September 11. And plenty of people will be telling their stories of grief, rage, human kindness and patriotism. So, each year, Lester & Charlie like to focus on someone who might get overlooked: Leo Cullum. Leo Cullum, who died a … Continue reading

A Note on 9/11

There are a lot of things to remember and reflect upon during the anniversary of September, 11. And plenty of people will be telling their stories of grief, rage, human kindness and patriotism. So, Lester & Charlie are going to focus on someone who might get overlooked: Leo Cullum. Leo Cullum, who died about three … Continue reading

Don’t Look at New York in That Tone of Voice

  New Yorkers may not have the best reputation, but there’s no denying that we got the smarts to somehow keep this “ungovernable city” humming. That can generate some resentment. Here’s an example: In 2009, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, an Iraqi citizen held prisoner at a US-controlled detention facility in Iraq, was released by the Iraqi … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

Karma’s a Bitch This week, it seems everything backfired. In a desperate attempt to create a modicum of interest in the GOP by suing the NSA, plagiarist Rand Paul filed a suit against the administration. Which, some say, was plagiarized. In a desperate attempt to remain Big Man on GOP campus, Gov. Chris Christie‘s denials … Continue reading

A Note on September 11th

There are a lot of things to remember and reflect upon during the 11th anniversary of September, 11. And plenty of people will be telling their stories of grief, rage, human kindness and patriotism. So, Lester & Charlie are going to focus on someone who might get overlooked: Leo Cullum. Leo Cullum, who died about … Continue reading

A Note on September 11

There are a lot of things to remember and reflect upon during the 10th anniversary of September, 11. And plenty of people will be telling their stories of grief, rage, human kindness and patriotism. So, Lester & Charlie are going to focus on someone who might get overlooked: Leo Cullum. Leo Cullum, who died about … Continue reading

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