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05 Jul 2020 9:42 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Happy 4th of July...Rebels!" to "Happy 4th of July... Rebels!"

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Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2020 9:10 p.m. PST

Just to say Happy 4th of July to all our happy (former) colonists across 'The Pond'!

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Wackmole903 Jul 2020 9:39 p.m. PST

Thank you

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2020 9:48 p.m. PST

Well thank you.

You know I've heard that Thanksgiving is celebrated in England as well as America. That's when the English knew the colonists weren't coming back.

55th Division03 Jul 2020 10:07 p.m. PST

bunch of traitors lol

only Joking have a great day

RittervonBek04 Jul 2020 1:33 a.m. PST

Happy birthday from one great democratic experiment to another!

Redcurrant04 Jul 2020 1:43 a.m. PST

Never mind MAGA – it should be MAGBA – Make America Great British Again

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 2:01 a.m. PST

Thank you. We are very happy not to be adversaries any more with Britain.

14Bore04 Jul 2020 2:42 a.m. PST

Thank, and I am liking the freedom very much.

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 5:02 a.m. PST

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Big Red Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 5:23 a.m. PST

Thank you and thank you GB for the rule of law, literature (I'm talking Hornblower, etc.) and a common language (George Bernard Shaw), whatever some of those colloquial expressions mean.

Doug MSC Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 5:40 a.m. PST

I've been to Great Britain 5 times and have many good friends there. Wonderful country and great people. I'm glad we made up and became true brothers.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 5:40 a.m. PST

Happy 4th from your Canadian cousins!

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 5:59 a.m. PST

I've always wanted to visit the UK – the Fates
have conspired against lo these 79 years..

One g'parent's (maternal g'father) ancestor was born
there, in Cornwall.

14Bore04 Jul 2020 6:31 a.m. PST

Lived in England for 4 years on the military's bill in late 70s, if anything didn't see enough of the country.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 6:46 a.m. PST

Thank you. Amexit has worked out well for us. But Big Red is right: we owe a great deal to our cousins across the Pond, and I've always enjoyed my visits. I'm not likely to make it to Chawton Cottage or the Battle of Britain Bunker--the two big things I missed--but it's not beyond hope.

And right now, I think you're well out of US politics.

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 7:55 a.m. PST

Thanks, we're all cousins, just separated by a common language. grin

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KevinV04 Jul 2020 8:00 a.m. PST

Happy 4th of July from Canada. I miss being able to cross the longest undefended border in the world.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 8:12 a.m. PST

KevinV, if we rejoined the empire, would we become part of Canada?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 10:05 a.m. PST

nnascati, the Canadians have immigration laws designed to prevent that sort of thing happening to them.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 11:55 a.m. PST

Robert P., THANKS ! I've needed a good laugh for 2-3
weeks !

Thresher0104 Jul 2020 12:20 p.m. PST

Thank you.

We love all our UK, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand cousins.

May we always remain good allies instead of foes.

14Bore04 Jul 2020 1:48 p.m. PST

I just realized there is a Today in History Board, here I use the Last Word thread for that use.

Howler04 Jul 2020 1:52 p.m. PST

many thanks herky.

USAFpilot04 Jul 2020 1:55 p.m. PST

Thank you. We were fortunate in the quality Englishmen who were our founding fathers.

KevinV04 Jul 2020 2:46 p.m. PST

Sorry nnascati, I was outside tending my hobby garden. I planted some cabbage!
I hate to say there is no more empire- we have a Commonwealth and according to wiki, a commonwealth is a political community founded for the common good. We already have USMCA, so are kind of already together. :)

Enjoy your day, good luck with the future. I really cannot imagine a world with a United Sates of America.

TNE230004 Jul 2020 4:29 p.m. PST

no taxation without representation!

the great escape
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coopman04 Jul 2020 6:43 p.m. PST

We once again are experiencing taxation without proper representation, IMO.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2020 7:21 p.m. PST

KevinV, my error in terminology. Regardless, I was hopeful that Deleted by Moderator

KevinV04 Jul 2020 7:30 p.m. PST

nnascati, no errors. Happy birthday,

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART05 Jul 2020 7:03 a.m. PST

Take us back, we are sorry!

Asteroid X05 Jul 2020 9:55 a.m. PST

Nnascati, I've seen it's actually rather popular around here to have shirts with the opposite statement in effect.

Don't believe everything the media tells you.

14Bore05 Jul 2020 11:00 a.m. PST

No masking without representation

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