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The Assholes Who Celebrate the Day After 9/11, ‘Nice Guy’ Bootcamp and an Oral History of ‘Snake’ on Nokia

Happy September 12th, everybody! The day after 9/11 really is a great time to remember A United America. Sure, it’s only great if you’re not muslim — I think the peaceful followers of Islam might look back on that day a bit differently than the rest of us — or aren’t from New York and don’t know anyone who died when the Twin Towers came down, or weren’t terribly frightened by the idea that a faceless enemy could attack us at will, or weren’t in the Armed Forces knowing that you were probably going to get shipped off to war soon. If you weren’t any of those things, you must have felt proud to be an American.

Or maybe not.

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