Lexington Minuteman Statue - Originally uploaded on flickr by stevegarfield.
Minute Man History:
The story of Minute Man is more than just the events that took place at the North Bridge and along the Battle Road in 1775. Minute Man is also the story of an evolution of the ideals of freedom and liberty, and new notions of cultural independence and citizen responsibility which led to a revolution in American literature the following century.Iraqi lawmakers tell civilians to bear arms:
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Prominent Shi'ite and Sunni politicians called on Iraqi civilians to take up arms to defend themselves after a weekend of violence that claimed more than 220 lives, including 60 who died Sunday in bombings and shootings around Baghdad.