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Poll: 60% Of New Yorkers Oppose Ground Zero Mosque, Half Think It Would Promote Tolerance

nydailynews.com | By Frank Lombardi, Edgar Sandoval and Bill Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A survey of New Yorkers shows six out of 10 oppose plans to build a mosque near Ground Zero. Results of the Siena Research Institute poll were rele...

The Mosque Next Door: What Americans Can Learn From Boston's Experience

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Phillip Martin

The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center -the official name of the largest mosque and Muslim gathering place in New England--was twenty years in ...

Another September 11th Is Over and Done Politiku

Susanna Speier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susanna Speier

Thanks to Facebook's "likes," Twitter's hashtags and, of course, the call from Mom, I was not alone on 9/11/10.

What Have We Learned Since 9/11? "It's the Process, Stupid!"

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven G. Brant

As we watch the quality of the civic conversation in America continue to deteriorate, the question of process seems to be even more important than it was three years ago.

Outsourced's Rizwan Manji Aspires to Be the Next Jack Tripper

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

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September 11th - New York's Past and Future

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Howard Steven Friedman

There will be more terrorist attacks on American soil in the future and some will succeed. This is the world that we live in. As for New York, buildings will built and knocked down, babies will be born and people will die and the New York will continue to thrive.

Burning

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jack Schimmelman

Today, everyone in New York City resonates to the beautiful sky that blesses us on this day marked by September 11. It is a beautiful day. It is mis...

How Dare You Use My Cousin's Murder on 9/11 to Justify Bigotry and Hatred

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Nine years ago my cousin was murdered when the airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center. It makes my blood boil when Fox News and right-wing politicians invoke the names of those who died on 9/11 for political gain.

A New York Teen Speaks Out, September 2001

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Whatever you think of the issues, would you consider someone un-American for speaking their mind? Or is it more un-American to deny people the right to speak their minds and worship their god?

September 11 Anniversary Stained By Politics And Prejudice

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) -- Politics threatened to overshadow a day of mourning Saturday for nearly 3,000 Sept. 11 victims amid a polarizing national debate over...

9 Unforgettable Books About September 11

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

I think that no matter your literal or emotional distance from Ground Zero on September 11, 2001 there's at least one book on this list for you.

Love Is the Real Legacy of 9/11

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anne Dilenschneider

If you had one last thing to say, What would it be? One more way to stand before your liberty. Would it be, could it be, Would it be love? Would it b...

My Husband Didn't Stand for Hate

Raina Wallens | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Raina Wallens

Is an extremist "human rights" organization planning a rally on the anniversary of 9/11 really concerned with honoring the memory of my late husband, Blake, and thousands of others?

Author Tim Wise Slams Ground Zero Mosque Opposition

ZSpace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

After all, there is scarcely a square foot of land upon which we tread that is not, for someone, Ground Zero. I am sitting atop one now: a killing fie...

Hate Crimes Are Just One Threat Facing New York City Cabbies

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

The daily hazards of the job pose a more systemic threat to the livelihoods, and often, the very lives, of cab drivers. Sharif's brutal encounter is the latest in a string of violent incidents involving cabbies.

Missing from Ground Zero: St. Nicholas Church

Nick Balamaci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Balamaci

One World Trade Center is climbing furiously toward the sky, and the footprint of the Memorial is now becoming clear. But one building is conspicuously absent: the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas.

Muslim-Bashing Televangelist Coming To Ground Zero

nydailynews.com | By Samuel Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Muslim-bashing evangelical preacher is bringing his inflammatory brand of worship to Ground Zero - and even the anti-mosque crowd doesn't want him. ...

The "Mosque"

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Peter Clothier

Is resistance to the Ground Zero mosque a part of some "Christian agenda"? No. It has nothing to do with Christianity. It has everything to do with politics, with the exploitation of ignorance, prejudice and fear in order to further a political goal.

Signs of Life to Arrive at 9/11 Memorial

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — After nearly nine years, life is returning to ground zero in a tangible way. Crews Saturday began planting 16 swamp white oaks at th...

A Crescendo of Innuendo: Obama and the Muslim Myth

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Mitch McConnell says he's never done anything wrong with mutton. I take him at his word, for Mitch McConnell is an honorable man.

$1 Billion World Trade Center Deal Likely To Be Approved

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The owners of ground zero formally approved a deal Thursday to help back a developer's bid for two office towers at the site with ove...

The Muslim Community Center Debate -- Continuing Our Duty

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

When we signed up for service, we swore to uphold the Constitution. Some have tried to claim that the construction of the community center at its currently planned site is "anti-America." We don't believe that to the be case, at all.

Supporters Say St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Ignored In Islamic Center Uproar

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Supporters of a Greek Orthodox church destroyed on Sept. 11 say officials willing to speak out about a planned community center and m...

Cordoba Mosque = The Conquest of Lower Manhattan From a Crime Victims Perspective

Danielle Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Parker

this is a wonderful opportunity to build bridges between the moderate Muslims and the West by showing tolerance for our feelings and concerns. That would truly be a breakthrough in history.

Trivializing the Attack on the World Trade Center

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Cohen

New Yorkers don't need people from Alaska and political opportunists like Lazio telling us where and how to develop our city. We also do not need sensitivity lessons about the hurt and horror of 9/11.