This week’s challenge made me think of the infinite stubbornness, incompetence, sense of entitlement and lack of awareness radiating from Capitol Hill. The disappointing closure of all National Parks in the US only hints to the larger problems average Americans struggle with every day.
In case one wants to visit, know that 1st Amendment activities are only allowed at the World War II Memorial.
The only Park Ranger seen on the mall Saturday. She answered questions for tourists and kept the World War II memorial open for visitors.
The man in green gave a group of young people an interesting talk about Martin Luther King, Jr. and an important lesson in civil disobedience.
Monuments are for the people, opened by the people.
The Lincoln Memorial is the only monument not opened by the people. It is “protected” by a well-armed guard.
A young woman removes all the leaves that have fallen at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.