Nothing like 226 year-old quotes calling for Revolutionary War to make the heart stir. Do not mistake my invoking this quote as support or non-support of war. The colonists debated the question of war for years — it was a difficult decision. Let’s hope the present leaders of the United States use as much intelligence and caution in their strategic decisions — decisions they take in Our name.
The flag I found at the excellent Flags Of The World site. I had no idea that vexillology = the study of flags [dictionary.com] Other choice links: USA Flags; Using the flag for advertising; US Coat of Arms; 51 Star Flag?; The danger of disunity, Don’t Tread On Me.