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An Open Letter to the Queen of England
FaceBook ^ | Nov. 6, 2012 | Edwin R Williams

Posted on 11/07/2012 8:52:46 PM PST by Blue Collar Republican

Your Majesty,

We, the people of the former American colonies, would like to offer our most sincere apology over that little misunderstanding we had 236 years ago. Had we known that we were going to be subjects anyway, we could have saved a lot of trouble and hard feelings.

We were under the mistaken belief that we would be free, sovereign citizens; we believed that our hard work would yield its own rewards without someone coming along and taking what we built in the name of “Fairness”. We thought our laws and Constitution would protect us from a foreign born dictator, and our freedom to worship would prevent us from becoming a corrupt, morally bankrupt society (silly us).

Little did we know that our own free press would intentionally sabotage, deceive and withhold the truth from us in order to reelect a Socialist that still holds distain for our nation and contempt for its founding principles. Nor did we believe that there would be so many citizens dependent on government handouts that they would blindly elect an unqualified charlatan, let alone reelect him.

Anyway, Your Grace, we are truly sorry and humbly sincerely beg your forgiveness. If you can find it in your heart to forgive us and take us back, we promise never to trade British oppression for Socialist tyranny again.

Your most humble servants,

The American People


TOPICS: History; Humor; Miscellaneous; Society
KEYWORDS: election; letter; open; queen
Well, it was a good run, but it's time to go home now.
1 posted on 11/07/2012 8:52:52 PM PST by Blue Collar Republican
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To: Blue Collar Republican

Too true.


2 posted on 11/07/2012 8:57:19 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: Blue Collar Republican

lol


3 posted on 11/07/2012 9:00:59 PM PST by barmag25
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To: Blue Collar Republican

What? England is in even worse shape.


4 posted on 11/07/2012 9:02:04 PM PST by ari-freedom (Election Day should be after Thanksgiving, not right after Halloween)
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To: Blue Collar Republican

You’re sending this to Elton John?


5 posted on 11/07/2012 9:03:03 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Blue Collar Republican
Very sad letter, but so true, what a waste of time spent. I hear there is an Island for sale somewhere. Maybe the Queen can buy it and we can populate under her protection.

No Liberals allowed.

6 posted on 11/07/2012 9:03:03 PM PST by annieokie
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To: Blue Collar Republican

I think we should be apologizing to Ben Franklin

Sorry Ben, we couldn’t keep it


7 posted on 11/07/2012 9:09:39 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Blue Collar Republican

Great solution. We then could add hordes of bearded Imams to our current dependent classes. England, where Mohammed is the most popular name for new born boys. What could go wrong with this scenario, huh.


8 posted on 11/07/2012 9:10:04 PM PST by gusty
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To: Blue Collar Republican

Do come back, Your Majesty. All is forgiven.


9 posted on 11/07/2012 9:11:31 PM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2016: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Blue Collar Republican

Nope. I’d trade her Massachusetts and California for Canada.


10 posted on 11/07/2012 9:13:01 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: gusty
England, where Mohammed is the most popular name for new born boys

It's not.

Why do nonsense stories like this get so widely spread? I'm not blaming you - it's easy to believe them when people keep repeating them. But last year, Mohammed was the 19th most common boys name for new born boys. The top ten are:

Harry
Oliver
Jack
Alfie
Charlie
Thomas
Jacob
James
Joshua
William

Britain's Islamic population is growing quickly but for the moment, it's still a fairly small minority across the country.

11 posted on 11/07/2012 9:18:28 PM PST by naturalman1975 ("America was under attack. Australia was immediately there to help." - John Winston Howard)
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To: naturalman1975

Its growing quickly from a small base, and the birth rate amongst Britain’s muslim community is falling very rapidly.


12 posted on 11/07/2012 9:21:09 PM PST by Vanders9
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To: Blue Collar Republican

The situation in this country today is as if the Federal
Government has become a nation unto itself and will rule us
(private sector) like a defeated nation that it has invaded
and occupied.

I will ONLY refer to the Federal Government henceforth as the
Federal nation. The Federal Nation will confiscate as much
treasure from us as it can like a defeated enemy is forced to
pay war reparations.

We are no better off than we were under King George in 1776.


13 posted on 11/07/2012 9:22:39 PM PST by NeverForgetBataan (I am become Barry... destroyer of wealth)
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To: Huskrrrr

“You’re sending this to Elton John?”

Of course. Freddie Mercury’s dead. :)


14 posted on 11/07/2012 9:42:13 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Behind enemy lines in Mexifornia...)
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To: Vanders9

That’s good to hear. It’s probably a sign of assimilation. I’ve met quite a few Moslems when I’ve been in the UK and those I’ve met wanted no part of the extremist ideology. They’d come to the UK to get away from the problems. If they can just live their lives with their religion just being their religious identity within a context of being and becoming British in general outlook, that’d be wonderful. I felt a lot safer in areas of London with large numbers of ‘Asian’ Moslems than I did in the areas that seemed Chav filled.


15 posted on 11/07/2012 9:47:07 PM PST by naturalman1975 ("America was under attack. Australia was immediately there to help." - John Winston Howard)
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To: Blue Collar Republican

16 posted on 11/07/2012 10:10:09 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Huskrrrr

Good one!


17 posted on 11/07/2012 11:27:31 PM PST by HannibalHamlinJr
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To: Blue Collar Republican
To the American People:

No apologies accepted here. You didn't want to be under our rule so what you have is your problem, not ours.
No, it is not possible at this late date to correct the past. What is done is done, live it or die with it. We have our concerns to deal with and don't need more.

You've traded freedom for license, permissiveness for liberty and count it a great thing not knowing you've traded down and not caring any more.

You have your drugs, your pornography, your hedonism that like a huge machine rolls over every principle, every virtue proclaimed in your revolt. You remember the words but not the meaning. Live with it.

You've consumed your seed corn and are now fighting over the last few grains. You're on your own. We have our own problems to address.

Her Majesty, The Queen.

18 posted on 11/08/2012 12:24:48 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Blue Collar Republican; metmom
The problem is, just as in other democracies, we have handed out the "right" to vote without anyone earning it.

Heinlein's idea of a person working to earn citizenship is a bit extreme, but why not grant voting rights only if a person has contributed to the community

It doesn't have to be a stint in the military -- it can be community service physical or otherwise.

19 posted on 11/08/2012 2:09:13 AM PST by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: naturalman1975

I knew a lot of Muslims in Berlin, predominantly of the Turkish variety. Like their British counterparts, they wanted nothing to do with radicalism. Many of them were quite delighted to learn I was an American, from Los Angeles originally, a nation they regard with near-mythic status.

And like you, I felt far safer in my neighborhood (Kreuzberg - or Kreuzstanbul as some have dubbed it) than I did in other neighborhoods filled with the local German leftie youth. Those kids are nasty, scruffy, ill-tempered anarchist brats.

An amusing anecdote; one of my neighbors was a dentist and part-time Sufi Sheikh. He liked to drop by from time to time to practice his English with me. One day, out of a clear blue sky, he asked “Why is President Obama trying to make America a socialist country?” This caused me to start choking on the tea I was drinking. It also led to a great political discussion.


20 posted on 11/08/2012 4:37:32 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Cronos

Didn’t it used to have to be that you had to be a property owner?

I could see that, or requiring military service or having a job.

But you know that now the chance for that is long gone.

It’ll NEVER happen under this regime.


21 posted on 11/08/2012 5:18:27 AM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: Blue Collar Republican

GeorgeIII was much, much less oppressive than is our own government and his taxes were minimal.


22 posted on 11/08/2012 5:25:09 AM PST by all the best (`~!)
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To: metmom
a Property owner can be a person who didn't earn the right on their own. I can name any number of rich kids who are leftists -- in fact if you read through history you'll see that many were actually from the upper classes.

The lessons in history are clear -- when the Roman republic had a "you gotta be in the army" replaced with "we'll give you free bread for doing nothing", they started relying more on mercenaries

Take something closer in time -- the ending of the draft gave a number of people no sense of gratitude

Let me put it this way -- we are saying no to further immigration, but I would prefer having skilled immigrants who WANT to be American rather than kids here who did nothing but were born American and think they have the right to burn the flag.

23 posted on 11/08/2012 5:36:18 AM PST by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: Cronos

The immigration laws in this country are so perverted.

They need MAJOR overhaul to make it easier for the immigrants who are willing to work for their citizenship and will contribute positively to this country and much, much harder for the illegals who are destroying it with crime, violence, and sucking off the government teat.


24 posted on 11/08/2012 5:47:11 AM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: clearcarbon

Barack was born in 1961, right? Kenya didn’t get independence from Britain till 1963, right? Barack is British, who else would have the resources to forge his birth certificate if not the Queen of England?

My dear Americans, your wish to return to the Empire will soon be granted, by the Queen’s subject - Barack Obama.

Thank you :)


25 posted on 11/08/2012 6:34:10 AM PST by Outlander12
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To: all the best

“GeorgeIII was much, much less oppressive than is our own government and his taxes were minimal.”

You get a gold star for the day. You are quite correct.

There are numerous reaons for our seperation form Jolly Auld England, not just taxes and representation.


26 posted on 11/08/2012 6:40:35 AM PST by buffaloguy
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To: count-your-change

To the American People:
No apologies accepted here. You didn’t want to be under our rule so what you have is your problem, not ours.
No, it is not possible at this late date to correct the past. What is done is done, live it or die with it. We have our concerns to deal with and don’t need more.

You’ve traded freedom for license, permissiveness for liberty and count it a great thing not knowing you’ve traded down and not caring any more.

You have your drugs, your pornography, your hedonism that like a huge machine rolls over every principle, every virtue proclaimed in your revolt. You remember the words but not the meaning. Live with it.

You’ve consumed your seed corn and are now fighting over the last few grains. You’re on your own. We have our own problems to address.

Her Majesty, The Queen.

PS: You blighters still can’t correctly pronounce Aluminum anyway so it just would not work. XOXOXO....


27 posted on 11/08/2012 6:43:01 AM PST by buffaloguy
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To: metmom

The best systems are Australia or Canada — points based. Right now, it’s not worth it for skilled immigrants to come to the US. They want to and many still believe, but many are going to Canada instead.


28 posted on 11/08/2012 6:49:26 AM PST by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: naturalman1975

Britain’s Islamic population is growing quickly but for the moment, it’s still a fairly small minority across the country.


Was in London two weeks ago. It is no longer located in England. The Muslim population is growing big time in London. Drive two hours north of London if you want to find England.


29 posted on 11/08/2012 7:39:18 AM PST by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)
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To: count-your-change

Sweet!


30 posted on 11/08/2012 8:56:49 AM PST by Blue Collar Republican (3 fingers of Jim Beam in a dirty glass)
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To: Blue Collar Republican

Am I though only one who realizes the United Kingdom is significantly more socialist than the US? They pay much higher income and sales taxes than we do, they have universal healthcare with no private insurance whatsoever, most media is government owned and controlled, and they have a much larger welfare state.


31 posted on 11/08/2012 10:12:23 AM PST by dumbdumb1 (yes because becoming British is a surefire route out of "socialism")
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To: Blue Collar Republican

So...when are we going to take back our party from the squishy, ‘let’s all get along’ center-right? Compromising conservative principals is what got us into this mess to begin with, know what I mean?


32 posted on 11/08/2012 10:12:30 AM PST by fugudaddy
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To: Blue Collar Republican

Dear The American People,

I am sure that my government would be delighted to reclaim the United States of America and let bygones be bygones.

Being the nation that basically invented socialised healthcare, makes you pay the equivalent of $230 every year for having a television to pay for the BBC, has some of the toughest anti-gun legislation in the world, last year paid $17.25 billion to the European Union, is probably going to legalise gay marriage in the next five years and has actual, proud-of-it socialists as Members of Parliament, I say welcome.

We will get along just fine.

Yours sincerely,

The Queen.


33 posted on 11/08/2012 10:32:42 AM PST by The Actual Queen
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To: buffaloguy; Blue Collar Republican
Character has always been more important than intellect, moral integrity more important than might.

Societies arise and decline in rather predictable patterns.
From chaotic groups of individuals leaders arise who assert a strong moral force that units the individuals into a whole.
Widely accepted and followed morals and character produce a strong and cohesive society which in turn becomes materially successful and strong.

Success brings comfort and wealth which in turn makes the sacrifices and hard work of the past less attractive to the generation of those who have not earned what they eat.

Reward and virtue become separated and morality declines until it is viewed as a hindrance to be overcome. Society becomes divided into advantage seeking fractions and eventually war with one another to gain more or keep what they have.

Chaos results and society collapses.

Arnold Toynbee, a historian, famously observed that 19 of 21 notable civilizations perished not from outward assault but from internal moral decay.

34 posted on 11/08/2012 11:27:32 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Blue Collar Republican

What was the queen’s response to the letter?


35 posted on 11/08/2012 11:29:11 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: dumbdumb1

So let me make sure I understand the fantastic logic going on here. You want to become part of a country with:

1)Nationalized healthcare (which is not what we have here... we still have to pay for it and it is run through private insurers)
2) Exceptionally strict gun control
3) Surveillance cameras on basically every street corner
4) Heavy subsidization of public television
5) Free abortions
6) Significantly higher taxes
7) Higher debt per/capita
8) Weaker military
9) Large Islamic population
10) A more liberal population with a strong welfare state

This is grade A quality irrational thinking. **Slow Clap**


36 posted on 11/08/2012 11:46:44 AM PST by jonsy (You are morons)
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To: clearcarbon

LOL.. very good.


37 posted on 11/09/2012 2:15:52 AM PST by Vanders9
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To: NeverForgetBataan

Actually, I think you are considerably worse off. The British colonial administration may have been “tyrrannical”, in the sense that its ultimate direction was controlled from London rather than the colonists themselves, but at least it was a benign one. They weren’t consciously trying to drag the land and people into ruin, which is what your current administration seem bent on doing.


38 posted on 11/09/2012 2:20:32 AM PST by Vanders9
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To: dumbdumb1

I’ve lived in UK all my life. I pay 23% income tax, I claimed unemployment for only a few months, I have private insurance (in addition to the usual national insurance), there are about 5 state-owned tv channels out of hundreds and the most popular newspaper in the country is owned by Rupert Murdoch. All of this information about my country is available for free on Wikipedia.


39 posted on 11/09/2012 4:24:33 PM PST by UK123
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To: UK123

Dear Colonials,

Thank you for your kind words. One’s most impressed.

Here are some reasons to leave the USA and come to Britain:

1. I get far more deference to the Queen from a ruddy Disney movie than I’ll ever get from a Brit. No idea why that is, but if I ever tried to be as despotic as an American President my subjects wouldn’t bugger about; it’d be sharp axes on Tower Hill all over again. I can’t chance it at my age. You’re safer with me.

2. My grandsons not only joined the armed forces, they fight on the front line and do the heavy lifting just like everybody else. Keepin’ it real, fo’ sho’.

3. The TV license is all anybody ever has to pay for dozens of TV channels and lord knows how many radio stations. If you like the same five films showing 24 hours a day every day enough to pay for Sky, then you can pay more. Decades of the “if we had as many commercial TV channels with as many commercial breaks as the USA then so much of it would be crap adverts being interrupted by even crappier programs we’d all give up on TV and watch box sets instead” jokes have actually come to pass. This is why I do more interesting stuff all day long, like opening garden fetes.

4. Healthcare. Don’t fret too much. The coalition government have decided that socialized medicine costs too much and doesn’t deliver so they’re selling it off piecemeal. By the time you get your visas we’ll still have crap healthcare but it’ll be twice as expensive and it’ll be privately run. So I’m told.

5. If you think that’s a joke, consider our transport infrastructure. Private railway companies get more in subsidies than the nationalised network used to get - but thanks to their massive efficiency savings they’ve been able to, er, quadruple the fares since taking over. This is why I used to have my own. Welcome to the free market, UK style. “Free Market Drives Down Costs” - we need some of you Americans to come back and show us how that works so I can get my own train, plane and yacht back! I’ve never had to spend money in my life, so buggered if I know how that works.

6. I need you religious types over here STAT. Over here we have an Established Church which apparently I’m the head of, but as it’s Part Of The Establishment so everyone takes the piss out of it. I noticed we now have Christian TV channels on Freeview, but someone’s put them in the high numbers, near “Gay Rabbit”, the horse racing channel and the Arab stuff.

But I’m rambing. You’re welcome to come home, you prodigal shavers! No guns though. Guns are for show, knives for a pro. Unless you like shooting grouse. We don’t have many moose walking around the estates.*

Ta muchly,

Name: Liz
Occupation: Non-Executive Director, UK PLC
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/BrendaOfTheFirm
Facebook Status: “Bugger me! One can see into James Bond’s Eton dorm from one’s bedroom window.” Said Phillip. LOL!

* Apart from Camilla, obviously.


40 posted on 11/09/2012 5:27:43 PM PST by MalPearce
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To: UK123
Welcome to Free Republic.

This forum has many "Brit Bashers".

No doubt you'll find that out for yourself. LOL!

41 posted on 11/09/2012 5:29:29 PM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001 and 9/11/2012: NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Blue Collar Republican

Shhh! No one tell him that even the right-wing party in the UK is to the left of Obama and the Democrats. We’re going to need the Anglo-American Empire of Britannia if we’re to have any chance of beating the New Carolingian Empire of United Europe, the Sino-Soviet-Indian Union, the Afro-Arabian Caliphate, and the Vampire Moon Nazi in the coming world war.


42 posted on 11/12/2012 6:25:35 PM PST by Wolf Ritter
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To: Blue Collar Republican

This trashy liberal mag is badmouthing FR:

http://alturl.com/kj5g2


43 posted on 11/14/2012 5:04:51 AM PST by SarahPalinForPresident2012 (Time to Reload)
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To: naturalman1975
If they can just live their lives with their religion just being their religious identity within a context of being and becoming British in general outlook

That's a tall order. One of the problems with dealing with Islam is that it is both a religious and political system, and it's very hard to get the two separated. One of the reasons many Muslims have a hard time understanding us is that they can't comprehend that the government and church are actually separate.

44 posted on 11/14/2012 5:11:36 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: Blue Collar Republican
You do know that you won't be able to take your guns with you, right? And Britain has real socialized medicine, not Obamacare (nee Romneycare, via the Heritage Foundation).
45 posted on 11/14/2012 3:33:15 PM PST by Mike Francis
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To: Mike Francis

Mike, this is not just a reply for you (so don’t take it personally), but also the Liberals that have copied this and posted it on several of their forums; IT WAS A FREAKIN JOKE!!! Do you have to end every joke with a sideways smiley face for people to get it? What kind of person would take this seriously?


46 posted on 11/24/2012 10:39:28 PM PST by Blue Collar Republican (3 fingers of Jim Beam in a dirty glass)
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To: Blue Collar Republican

It’s bad enough that the snarky, socialist contrarians didn’t see this post as a joke, but you guys?!? I expect nothing intelligent from the left; but when my fellow freepers can’t see a farce for what it is, maybe it is time to pack it in and move to another country.


47 posted on 07/23/2013 4:43:44 PM PDT by Blue Collar Republican (3 fingers of Jim Beam in a dirty glass)
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