I often think of Fr Mychal Judge. He was chaplain in the New York Fire Brigade and the first official victim in the murderous events of 9/11. I had met Mychal several times when he came to Ireland to help out with our Peace Process. I thought it sadly ironic that the death of someone who had spent his entire life saving innocent lives could be somehow used as an excuse for more innocents to die.
This song is for America not against America. It is directed, however, towards a relatively small group of individuals who come to power from time to time, wrap themselves in stars and stripes and then proceed to behave in the most unjust and shamefully anti American way.
I remember September turning on the TV