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Entries by Dorian de Wind from 09/2011

This 9/11 Anniversary, Build a Worthy and Enduring Legacy

| Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

As we approach the 10th anniversary of 9/11, as with every previous anniversary, we find ourselves once again trying to make sense of that unprecedented event; once more trying to find a fitting and worthy way to commemorate the tragic anniversary.

Sept. 15 Is Dakota Meyer's Day

| Posted 09.14.2011 | Impact

When about one month ago I first heard that Marine Sergeant Dakota L. Meyer, a former Austin resident, would be receiving the Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan, I was so proud.

NORAD's Performance on 9/11 and Hollow Conspiracy Theories

| Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics

As someone who knows NORAD from the inside, I know that every one of those men and women is dedicated to keeping our country safe and would have done anything and everything to prevent 9/11.

The GOP Presidential Debates: When Will the Candidates Show Some Spine?

| Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

Three Republican debates in as many weeks and three jarring exhibits of insensitivity and prejudice on the part of some in the audience, but even more disturbing, three examples of lack of leadership on the part of the GOP presidential wannabes.