This is a discussion on This is making me sick to my freaking Stomach -- About our Dec of Indep.>> OMG within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by ExactlyMyPoint Well I personally feel it is about time that someone (who will remain nameless) should apologize to the Brits for what ...
Furthermore... While the founders had arguably set up our own government to be overthrown by the armed people in the event of our own government becoming tyrannical; quite a few armed rebellions against same were put down by force... the last of which was called "the civil war."
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Your job is to "serve us" not to lord power over us."
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They are just pissed off that we are citizens while they remain subjects. Screw 'em, we won.
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I doubt the original inhabitants of this country thought they were "breaking" any of their occupier's laws.
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That's why he sent the bust of Churchill (which was given to us by Margaret Thatcher) back to the UK his first month in office. He does his best to insult UK at every opportunity.
"The gun is the great equalizer... For it is the gun, that allows the meek to repel the monsters; Whom are bigger, stronger and without conscience, prey on those who without one, would surely perish."
If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
It was an academic debate.
It shouldn't take an academic to figure that one out. If this got your panties in a bunch then you could probably use a little more education.
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Of course it was illegal! Duh!!
The founding fathers were traitors and had they lost the war they would have been publicly executed for treason. Their rebellion was no different than the Texans rebellion against Mexico. Citizens of a country took up arms against their lawful government.
And we won.
Many nations are founded by traitors and terrorists. How history remembers these people depends on who gets to write the history books. You win, you are a founding father and historical liberator. You lose, and if you are remembered as more than a footnote it is generally not in a flattering way.
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If the Brits want this land back, they can try to take it back.
"It was also totally illegitimate and illegal.
At least, that was what lawyers from the UK argued during a debate at Philadelphia's Ben Franklin Hall."
Leave to pound scum to come of with this crap.
Don"t let stupid be your skill set....
Perhaps they have forgotten their own Magna Carta.
Ignorance is a long way from stupid, but left unchecked, can get there real fast.