Author has written 8 stories for Essay, and War.9-11. We will never forget. And, in the words of our president, President George W. Bush, " We will not tire, we will not falter, and we will not fail."
About the name change, see MrFlames' essay.
Okay for a while now I have been meaning to update this. Well, I still don't have a real good bio, but I've decided that I will just leave the quotes because these people say what I am thinking (and they say it better than I can.)
"Let them hate, so long as they fear."
-Lucius Accius (if someone thinks it was someone else, let me know, because I think he may have stolen this from someone else)
"Any man that has not found something he is willing to die for is not fit to live."
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
When in England at a fairly large conference, Colin Powell was asked by the Archbishop of Canterbury if our plans for Iraq were just an example of empire building by George Bush.
"A thoughtful mind, when it sees a Nation's flag, sees not only the flag, but the Nation itself; and whatever may be its symbols, its insignia, he reads cheifly in the flag the Government, the principles, the truths, the history which belongs to the Nation that set it forth."
-Henry Ward Beecher
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"
"War is an ugly thing but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing be cares about more than his personal safety; is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself"
-John Stuart Mill
"Can we be sure that terrorism and weapons of mass destruction will join together? Let us say one thing: If we are wrong, we will have destroyed a threat that at its least is responsible for inhuman carnage and suffering. That is something I am confident history will forgive.
-Prime Minister Tony Blair.
"The soldier above all others prays for peace... I truly believe the soldier is one of the world's noblest figures. Always there echoes in my mind: Duty, Honor, Country. Therefore, I will do my duty as GOD has given me light to see. I'll be back in 2004."
-Paul Kimbrough, an Army Reservist wrote that in June before he was shipped out. He died recently in Afaganistan on his way to Turkey.
"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, under go the fatigue of supporting it."
? Thomas Paine, The American Crisis
*And here of some words of praise (although I'm not sure if they were meant that way) from MrFlame, about yours truly. If you havne't read his essay, go do it now. I don't often advocate going to read other works other than my own, especailly in my own bio, but here I'll make an exception. ANyway, here's what MrFlame had to say about the great HNMN: