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"You don't bring a fife to a gunfight."
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"The British are coming. Just sayin'."
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"Have you any regrets, Captain Hale? Our readers would like to know."
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Unexpected Help for the Colonists at the Boston Tea Party
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"How I deplore this senseless destruction of our historic landmarks!"
"Hmm...Not quite, Betsy, but the stripes are a good start."
The Boston Tea Party
'Want to have a snow ball battle?'
Drifters Inn: Washington had insomnia here.
"I'm anticipating a hard sell to the Democrats."
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"Just remember. . . one if by land, two if by sea. . .one if by land, two if by sea. . .Dang!"
'If you knew the British were coming, why didn't you hide the damn silverware?'
'I can not tell a lie concerning the cherry tree: mistakes were made. However, I must consult with my spin doctors before saying more.'
...And someday they may be canceling out your vote.
"It's World Cup Soccer, Tia Carmen. The U.S. vs England."
'Our July 4th barbecue consists of Torie steaks, Redcoat ribs and Hessian weiners.'
One if by land, two if by sea ... three if by air.
'Those Not Clear About the Concept.'
Great Moments in Computer History: Betsy Ross sews the first bar code.
" ... and put your cell phones on vibrate."
"Did any townspeople think 'The British Are Coming' was fake news?"