The timeline, in microcosm....
....and live, as it happened.
For a few years thereafter, Americans said, "Never forget".
And then, seven years later, we forgot - with a vengeance....
....and now, all we can do is wait helplessly for the next one.
It's only a matter of time.
UPDATE: JASmius Echo Syndrome....from the penultimate Vice President of the United States.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney told Newsmax TV on Friday that, fourteen years after 9/11, "we're in a position now where 9/11's far enough behind us that a lot of people have a tendency to forget what that time was like.
"The thing I'm concerned about more than anything else is another mass-casualty attack but with armed terrorists — terrorists armed with something tougher, more dangerous than box-cutters and airline tickets," Cheney told The Steve Malzberg Show in an exclusive interview.
Oh, they'll be armed with something tougher and more dangerous, alright. See above.