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
Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Remembering Joe Rosenthal
Joe Rosenthal, the AP photographer who took the iconic photo of the US Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima, has died at age 94. Rest in peace, sir.