Burning down the House

Here’s an interesting observation (all politics aside)…

August 24th, 1814 – The British burn down the White House.

July 7th, 2005 – 6 blocks down the street the Union Jack flies over the U.S. State Department.

I wonder whose flag we’ll be raising in another 191 years?

2 Comments so far

  1. Tom Bridge (unregistered) on July 8th, 2005 @ 12:38 pm

    Well, it’s good we finally forgave them…

  2. JennB (unregistered) on July 8th, 2005 @ 5:51 pm

    And it only took 200 years. Actually, for Americans, that’s not bad.

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