President Obama praises those Americans who carried out the operation to kill Osama bin Laden, tells the families of the victims of September 11, 2001 that they have never been forgotten, and calls on Americans to remember the unity of that tragic day. Continue reading
After about ten or eleven hours of travel, from Saudi Arabia to Bahrain then back to Saudi Arabia to connect to another flight (for real) I am in Frankfurt Germany. Oh yeah, but first I met this awesome girl from Tel Aviv who is now my Facebook friend (social media for the win!) who got lost along with me in the airport, through a series of horrible directions from airport workers… We finally made it to our fork in the road. She was gate 13, I, gate 15. Since she was going to Isreal, a known terrorist-ridden country with hundreds of years of historic terrorism, suicide bombings, religious cleansing she had her very own special security screening system to go through.
Oh and since I’m from America, coming from Saudi Arabia, I got my own round of fun. Taken to my own private room, they gave me the full one over. When all was said and done, I made it to my gate and here I sit. For the next several hours…
But don’t worry for me too much. I got a great cappuccino, an authentic german pretzel (which was meh) and a couple of hours of T-Mobile Internet for the small cost of $22 (hella expensive).
Oh did I mention they are jamming, like blasting, Beyonce and David Guetta. That’s pretty fabulous haha.