"I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man" - stirring words, but also easy to take out of context if a photographer decides to crop his photos for that ridiculous and nefarious purpose.
"Buchanan was a great president too," said absolutely no one - so why does he have a memorial?
Think of the place as a bit like improvised hospice for the dying president.
It's an essential stop for those of us who visit presidential gravesites - the real fun starts outside, though, with the gargoyles.
America!, a photo by bcarlson33 on Flickr.
When next I post, it will be from our nation's [...]
I was definitely caught off guard by this. As seen today on the big Channel 7 news ticker in Washington, and by anyone who has ever asked me anything at any time.
Though I'm making good progress on my DC trip plans. [...]