"I had always hoped that this land might become a safe and agreeable asylum to the virtuous and persecuted part of mankind, to whatever nation they might belong."
-George Washington, letter to Francis Van der Kamp, May 28, 1788
We're working on it, George!
And, some of us never realized you were such a bad ass until Brad Neely created his now-classic educational video about your super powers.
(Warning: foul language and stupid humor ahead.)