The eighth anniversary of the September 11 attacks are an opportunity to for some people to make a buck.
The wire towers will run you $45.
You can do two things at once with the T-shirt below: Honor the victims and desecrate the flag at the same time:
Memorial umbrella. $22.
You can’t have history without an historic plate. $19.95.
A debit ID gift card holder with “9-11 heroes fabric.” $4.99
It doesn’t get any prettier at Ground Zero.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.