Jefferson Memorial

"This week, it is Robert E. Lee and this week, Stonewall Jackson. Is it George Washington next? You have to ask yourself
This spring, my friend sent me a photo of the Jefferson Memorial, which we visited long before the ascension of Donald Trump
Well over a year ago, a five-foot chunk of stone fell from the ceiling of the Jefferson Memorial. Perhaps we're just getting used to living in an age where government funding doesn't keep pace with the growing needs of our important public spaces.
Fortunately for the nation's capital, the seismic risk is not as high as it is for other more quake-prone cities, especially
Memorials on the Mall (and elsewhere for that matter) have an at best imperfect track record on accuracy.
Having just gotten back from a trip abroad where the news was dominated by the story of a politician facing severe consequences for his sexual misconduct, I opened up the pages of the American news to find... well, pretty much the same thing.
In response to the ban on dancing at monuments and subsequent arrests at the Jefferson Memorial, the Dance Liberation Front has mobilized for a national protest on Saturday, June 11: "Do the Robot" Day.
Oberwetter sued on free speech grounds, but the appeals court ruled last week that her conduct was indeed prohibited "because