Category Archives: Veterans Day
I just read the most heart warming story by Daily News Washington Bureau Reporter, James Gordon Meek. It is the type of story people from diffrent political persuasions would appreciate. It’s a glimpse into the unfettered, unscripted President Barack Obama. I highly reccommend it to everyone.
The above picture has a quote from Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address:
But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate — we can not consecrate — we can not hallow — this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion — that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain…
Here is Mr. Meek speaking briefly on MSNBC about what he wrote: