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
Monday, February 28, 2011
The end of an era
Frank Buckles, the last surviving veteran of World War I, has died. Godspeed, sir.