Quotes Suitable for Framing: Daniel Webster

    If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble to dust; but if we work on men’s immortal minds, if we impress on

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March 7, 1850: Seventh of March Speech

“You have made great speeches,” said the stranger. “You will make more.” “Ah,” said Dan’l Webster. “But the last great speech you make will turn many of your own against you,” said the stranger. “They will call you Ichabod; they

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Daniel Webster

Yes, Dan’l Webster’s dead–or, at least, they buried him. But every time there’s a thunder storm around Marshfield, they say you can hear his rolling voice in the hollows of the sky. And they say that if you go to

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Daniel Webster and Leviathan

I have long admired Stephen Vincent Benet’s The Devil and Daniel Webster in which Daniel Webster defeats Satan in a jury trial for the soul of Jabez Stone.  Far lesser known is an amusing story written by Benet in which

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Piers Morgan on Domestic Thermonuclear War

    Hattip to Jim Treacher.  CNN talking head Piers Morgan, desperately trying to hold on to any shreds of credibility after his shellacking by Ben Shapiro, emitted this email: America has over 5000 nuclear warheads. Quite hard to defend

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The Devil and Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster is running for Congress in the 8th Congressional District of Florida.  He is a veteran Republican politician, having served as the first Republican speaker of the Florida House of Representatives in 122 years.  He has also served as

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