As an American, make no mistake about it, we did wake up in a new world in America.
When demands have been made on the Taliban for the surrender of bin Laden and the Taliban or Afghanistan--or whatever entity we choose to denominate it as being--declines on the grounds that bin Laden is a guest, and yesterday there was a news conference where someone from the Taliban appeared on international television trying to defend the Taliban's position, it is time we act.
Yesterday I spent hours on the telephone calling hospitals.
I commend Don Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense for his efforts yesterday and for staying on the job while the Pentagon was burning.
Most of the pictures of the conflagration show her high school in the background.
There are not many of us.
But our hearts go out to all of those who are suffering now.
There's only maybe a couple of dozen houses in our development, but a youngster--who came by our house to get to know my children, his father was on Flight 77.