And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
I hear in the U.S. the Pilot's pay is pretty good.ReplyDelete
I remember when one of them made the fateful decision to try to bring a ship into Tampa bay during a thunderstorm in the early 80's....knocked down the Sunshine Skyway bridge....ReplyDelete
I was there, and drove the Skyway 3 times a week.Delete
What’s left of the old bridge is a pretty good fishing pier. The uprights on the new bridge are protected by huge concrete barriers. I have to drive across it every time we leave St. Pete to go visit the in-laws in Fort Myers.Delete
I was the mitigation officer during the MV Formosa Pine incident, I tried posting my story but apparently it was too many words....Delete
I actually wondered if this was the Great Lakes.....ReplyDelete
By far the most dangerous part of that job.ReplyDelete