Long periods of peace and quiet favor certain optical illusions. Among them is the assumption that the invulnerability of the home is founded upon the Constitution and safe-guarded by it. In reality, it rests upon the father of the family who, accompanied by his sons, appears with an ax on the threshold of his dwelling. -- Ernst Junger
Wednesday, December 07, 2005
On the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, this article about the USS Arizona strikes a particular note. Not the garden variety Arizona article at all--maybe that's why it appeals to me.