Heap o' Links Sun Sep 12, 2021

Links and videos political and amusing


Sunday Morning Book Thread 09-12-2021
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Bits & Bytes - Sun Sep 12, 2021
chrissy on PoliNation, news, views, and links to amuse
Four from Bookworm
Todd Beamer’s final phone call
Rick Rescorla, a 9/11 hero
Lt. Brian G. Ahearn, a 9/11 hero
Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas, a 9/11 hero

True immortality being the Divine’s purview, we humans are limited to only two types: genetics and remembrance. It is the latter that concerns me.

09.21.01: The final call from Flight 93
CBS News, YouTube, Aug 30, 2011 (2:06)

BOATLIFT, An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience
RoadtoResilience, YouTube, Sep 7, 2011 (11:56)

h/t Huck Follywood on A♠
9/11 Dry Run
Wojciech Pawelczyk @Woj_Pawelczyk, Twitter, Sep 11, 2021 (2:08)

h/t naturalfake on A♠
Biden Insults 9/11 Dead at Memorial, Then Tries to Use Them to Incoherently Defend Himself
Nick Arama, RedState, Sep 12, 2021

He attacked people who worked on Wall Street on 9/11, seemingly failing to understand that many of the victims at the WTC were connected to Wall Street, like equities trader Welles Crowther, the man in the red bandana.

And so it’s all tied. And meeting with these people — you know, I know you’re all tired of hearing me say, you know — a lot of good folks on Wall Street, but they didn’t build the country. Hardworking middle-class folks built this country, and the unions built the middle class. It’s about time we start showing them some real respect again.

How does this guy think he’s a unifier? Stop attacking Americans, Joe Biden.

h/t Sharkman on A♠ —"And from The Onion, before it turned completely left-wing, was the article that caused me to laugh for the first time since 9/11…"
Hijackers Surprised To Find Selves In Hell

JAHANNEM, OUTER DARKNESS—The hijackers who carried out the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon expressed confusion and surprise Monday to find themselves in the lowest plane of Na'ar, Islam's Hell.

h/t Methos on A♠
England Drops Vaccine Passport Plan
Lily Zhou, Epoch Times via Outline, Sep 12, 2021

The plan to mandate CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus vaccine passports for nightclubs and crowded events in England will not go ahead, UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said on Sunday.

It comes after British lawmakers across the political spectrum voiced strong opposition to the plans this week.

He got me messed up!
The Officer Tatum, YouTube, Sep 11, 2021 (36:22)
h/t Braenyard on A♠
Trump @ Hollyfield fight
Danny De Urbina @dannydeurbina, Twitter, Sep 11, 2021 (2:00)

h/t andycanuck on A♠
SCTV - Jane Eyrehead
Kevin Smith, YouTube, Nov 9, 2018 (13:07)

h/t andycanuck on A♠
Let the Good Boy Play
Barstool Sports @barstoolsports, Twitter, Sep 11, 2021 (0:36)