No doubt September 11, 2001 changed everything. But the business of actually measuring those changes has been as overlooked by most as the nationalities of the hijackers. The following is presented in the interest of truth, justice and the American way:
Correction: Saudi GDP change should be 216% (we both know I’ll never get around to redoing the graphic).
Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.