Happy birthday, you yanks ! (in Off-topic)

Sickone July 4 2008 1:34 AM EDT

The 232nd, right ? ;)

TheHatchetman July 4 2008 1:42 AM EDT

and still as vibrant (and belligerent) as we were in our teens! yay for us!

8DEOTWP July 4 2008 1:53 AM EDT

happy friendship day?

j'bob July 4 2008 9:32 AM EDT

Go America, it's your Birthday, Happy Birthday, Yay America!


VivaPinata July 4 2008 10:51 AM EDT

Whoohoo! Thank you, Thomas Jefferson!
Happy Birthday, America :P

Blarg July 4 2008 7:47 PM EDT

And i didn't see any canada day threads at all.

DH July 4 2008 10:10 PM EDT

Canada...where is that at... :P :P

ResistanZ2 [The Knighthood] July 4 2008 10:11 PM EDT

What the hell is a "Canada"?

Sickone July 5 2008 4:26 AM EDT

Hey, I only remembered it because my brother is born one day earlier :)

Mem July 11 2008 3:45 PM EDT

Actually, it's the 225th. The United States of America was not officially formed until September 3, 1783 with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. History is always written by the victors, though, so those monkeys wouldn't want to acknowledge the fact that there were seven bloody years between the time it was decided that the United States should be formed and the time that it was actually formed. Then they wouldn't have the rights of the victor to ruin history.

But I digress. America (as they now refer to themselves as the rightful heir of an entire continent) rules! And we'll stick our boot in your bum if you have any sort of inkling to disagree. Or so that one country singer told me. I obey everything country singers say. Because America is amazing.

Forgive me. I know, I know. You're patriotic and you don't want to hear another citizen of the United States downing on his own country. I can't help myself. I'm not satisfied with the machine we've built over the past 225 years. It's not sufficiently been brought into the 21st century. The laws over the government to use technology that could not have even been thought of at the drafting of the Constitution are too vague. The accountability of the "politicians" is just not there. Being a politician is a career path for rich people, not an opportunity to serve your country. There are a lot of things wrong, but if you all just keep your blinders on and keep saying "America is the best!" blindly, then you're going to be living in the world Mr. Eric Blair (a.k.a. George Orwell) crafted in his masterpiece, "1984." Or some derivative of it.

I love lance [Lafayetts War] July 11 2008 4:21 PM EDT

Its America's b'day??? wow what a terrible citizen i am...
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