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The first thing tourists look for at the World War II Memorial isn’t the magnificent fountain, the stars that each represent 100 dead U.S. soldiers, bas relief art by the entrance or names of the battles. No, they want to … Continue reading
He was the best known image of the American GI during World War II even if everybody claimed his name. “Kilroy was here” was a popular phrase accompanied by a drawing of a bald man looking over a wall that … Continue reading
I didn’t notice the bas relief panels the first time I walked into the World War II Memorial. Like many, I was eager to see the fountain and the memorial from the middle. OK, go ahead. But when you’re done, … Continue reading
Normally, my only position on politicians is they’re all nuts. But a recent grandstanding move by Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas) really enraged me. One of the 144 House Republicans who voted against ending the shutdown has now admitted his Oct. … Continue reading