Day: November 9, 2009

Celebrating the Fall of the Wall

It was an ugly monstrosity separating a world of oppression from a world of liberty. Erected in 1961 to stop the flood of people leaving communist East Germany, the Berlin Wall sought to keep the people imprisoned within the communist system. The Wall became a symbol of communist tyranny—as long as it stood, it reminded the free world that we weren’t dealing with simply another point of view; we were dealing with a totalitarian entity that was a direct threat… Read more »