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  • Sep 20-26, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 38
  • Let Freedom Ring

News

  • Going to Extremes

    In his syndicated column this week, David Corn catalogued extremist responses to the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington last Tuesday. Here are excerpts from his piece.
  • I Weep

    The destruction of the twin towers on the Manhattan skyline has collapsed something inside me.
  • Dispatches from Brooklyn

    Cartoonist Dan Perkins, whose cartoon "This Modern World" regularly appears on our Letters pages, witnessed last Tuesday's attacks from his apartment in Brooklyn. Here are some of his comments on the events and the aftermath.
  • We Need New Ways of Thinking

    We can all feel a terrible anger at whoever, in their insane idea that this would help their cause, killed thousands of innocent people. But what do we do with that anger? Do we react with panic, strike out violently and blindly just to show how tough we are?
  • An Afghan-American Point of View
  • An Afghan-American Point of View

    We can all feel a terrible anger at whomever, in their insane idea that this would help their cause, killed thousands of innocent people. But what do we do with that anger? Do we react with panic, strike out violently and blindly just to show how tough we are?

Columns

  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • For the Fallen Firefighters
  • For the Fallen Firefighters

    On Saturday, Sept. 15 in Memorial Park, hundreds gathered for the International Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service honoring 74 American and Canadian firefighters who had died in the line of duty last year. Councilman Ted Eastburn, asked to speak at the event, offered these words on the events of last week and the role firefighters played in the rescue efforts.
  • IQ: Half the news
  • IQ: Half the news

    Last week unleashed a nonstop barrage of half-page headlines, horrific photos, treacly sanctimony and endless rehashings of already overplayed film footage.
  • Note from the Publisher

    My heart goes out to our community's Islamic, Middle Eastern and South Asian men, women and especially children who regrettably have faced harassment and defacement of their property for practicing their religious beliefs, for being dark skinned and for being immigrants.
  • Public Eye

    Some people were incensed over last weeks Public Eye column, in which we reminded people why some people might not like the United States much. This week, lets talk about cowards and writers and enemies and students of history.

Food & Drink

Music

  • Playing Around: MxPx
  • Playing Around: MxPx

    Don't judge MxPx by their clear-toned studio albums. Make an effort, get off the couch, and go out to see the rowdy punk trio whose live persona relegates their studio work to the 99 used and abused bin.

Film

  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.
  • Movie Times

    What's playing, where, and when, on the silver screen in Colorado Springs.
  • See-through Entertainment
  • See-through Entertainment

    As anyone who saw the previews for this slick piece of nothing knows, The Glass House is supposed to be a thriller. Unfortunately, the thrill is gone about 15 minutes into the movie when we understand, without having to think too hard, how the story is bound to play out.

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