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May 1st, 2012 4:49 pm
A Great Day to be an American …
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The last time that I used that headline on the blog was a year ago tomorrow. Follow that link and you’ll see that I don’t use it lightly.

But, even though it’s about a decade overdue, you can’t help but smile at the news that came out of Lower Manhattan yesterday. From the New York Daily News:

A steel beam labeled “1271 ft” was secured to One World Trade Center on Monday, making it the tallest building in the city — and demoting the Empire State Building to No. 2.

Applause broke out as the unfinished Ground Zero tower became the king of the New York skyline, eclipsing King Kong’s perch.

The so-called Freedom Tower will eventually be 1,776 feet.

Yep. A great day to be an American:
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