"May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!" -Daniel Webster
We here are dedicated to honoring the Republic, reporting her present state, commemorating her characters, offering examples of her splendor, paying tribute to her glory, and preserving her future. That being the case, you will find here a repository of all the beauty, wisdom, majesty, history, might, and charity of this marvelous nation.
Another moment and the dawn will flood the park that lays beneath the gaze of Lincoln, embracing the candles that flicker each night along the walls of the Vietnam Memorial. And soon the plaintive sound of taps will rise in the wind in cities and hamlets all across America, heard by veterans of four wars as they gather to salute the fallen. In town after town, the ritual at sunrise will be the same, as first the flag is raised, then slowly lowered to half-mast.