"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
I think that it is extremely important that the site not only be maintained, but preserved to the absolute detail. If that requires American money, so be it (it will).
We all know the Euros are too damn cheap to pay for their own security, it's little surprise they don't feel the need to preserve this monument to their stupidity as both a memorial and a warning. One would think we could get Germany to pay some, I mean it shouldn't be that hard to guilt them into it...right?
down for you is up
"I do not underestimate the ability of fanatical groups of terrorists to kill and destroy, but they do not threaten the life of the nation. Whether we would survive Hitler hung in the balance, but there is no doubt that we shall survive al-Qa'ida." -- Lord Hoffmann