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 glockman10mm Perhaps they have forgotten their own Magna Carta. Yes, I'm sure King John didn't think it was fun and games when ...
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.
Borders has changed throughout history, are any of them legitimate?
They are as long as the country that defines that border maintains it and overpowers any who contest it.
Gentlemen, these exercises in thought are best over a scotch on the rocks, or perhaps a cold beer. Shall we indulge ourselves, have a smoke and regather our inner most philosophical selves as we trudge along?
The bar is open... :)
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I wonder how these same lawyers feel about the recent rebellion in Libya? Moammar Gadhafi's government was the "legal" government of Libya. But England, via the UN, aided in the insurrection there. That is probably different though, after all Libya wasn't a Crown possession.
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This wan an exercise in academia!
The British lawyers weren't truly serious. It was a debate! Nothing more!
All this patriotic indignation is ill founded and frankly hilarious!
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