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Today marks the anniversary of the attacks of September 11. I can't bring myself to write about any other political news today without first acknowledging this day that saw both the best and the worst of humanity.
It was like a theme park ride, except with bombs and bodily injuries. The nation's premiere anti-terrorism museum opened in Denver on Tuesday, and somewhere between exhibit malfunctions and violent television panoramas reminiscent of "A Clockwork Orange" there was presumably some sort of message. But it all seemed to be more of an unintended satire on post-911 culture in the United States than an exhibit sparking an intelligent discourse on terrorism.
Denver's one-of-a-kind anti-terrorism museum opened to the public yesterday. The Center for Empowered Living and Learning, dubbed The Cell for short, aims to educate people about the root of terrorism, and what they can do to stop it with its inaugural exhibit, called Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere: Understanding the Threat of Terrorism.
Usually, people think of terrorism as a national issue for the federal government to address. But, the vast majority of the responders killed on...