Happy birthday, you yanks ! (in Off-topic)
July 4 2008 1:34 AM EDT
The 232nd, right ? ;)
and still as vibrant (and belligerent) as we were in our teens! yay for us!
July 4 2008 1:53 AM EDT
happy friendship day?
July 4 2008 9:32 AM EDT
Go America, it's your Birthday, Happy Birthday, Yay America!
July 4 2008 10:51 AM EDT
Whoohoo! Thank you, Thomas Jefferson!
Happy Birthday, America :P
July 4 2008 7:47 PM EDT
And i didn't see any canada day threads at all.
July 4 2008 10:10 PM EDT
Canada...where is that at... :P :P
July 4 2008 10:11 PM EDT
What the hell is a "Canada"?
July 5 2008 4:26 AM EDT
Hey, I only remembered it because my brother is born one day earlier :)
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.
Its America's b'day??? wow what a terrible citizen i am...
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