Rita Lasar

Rita Lasar is one of the founding members of September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows. Her brother, Abe Zelmanowitz died at the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001.

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Saturday, July 13, 2013
The Gitmo I Didn't See
I am haunted by the other Gitmo. The one I did not see. The hidden one.
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Tuesday, October 27, 2009
President Obama: Please, Get Us Out of Afghanistan Now
Dear President Obama, It's me again. I know how busy you are, so I'm not surprised that you haven't answered my first letter. I do thank you for not going ahead and sending the 40,000 more troops that your general has asked for. The fact that you are thinking about it gives me some hope that you are weighing the options. But given the way things are going in Afghanistan, what with so many of our soldiers dying there in the past few months, I imagine you find yourself agonizing over what to do.
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Saturday, April 04, 2009
Dear President Obama: Get Us Out of Afghanistan
Dear President Obama, Let's get rid of the easy part first. I voted for you joyfully. Let's get to the hard part now. You are absolutely wrong about your policy in Afghanistan. Let me tell you why.
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