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'What about the other three fourths of the month?'
"You know, the idea of taxation with representation doesn't appeal to me very much, either."
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'Just think. . . future generations of Americans will observe July 4 in an orgy of fireworks, beer and barbeque. . .'
"Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, which may involve an occasional hot=dog-eating contest."
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"It's sad really. Hard living and bad investments have taken their toll, but back in the 80's he was a big deal flag model."
"The British are probably coming, but it's been a busy week and they aren't feeling a hundred per cent and they'll text later."
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'Hmm, let's see...the skittish are combing? The finnish are gumming? The yiddish are humming?'
The Boston Tea Party
"Anachronism or not, it just ain't the fourth without the ribs and Willie Nelson."
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"Hancock, to really drive home the point, sign your name really big, followed by an angry face emoji!"
"Just remember. . . one if by land, two if by sea. . .one if by land, two if by sea. . .Dang!"
'Paul! The British are coming! You have to go spread the word!'
'Not that sort of Indian!'
Her Flag project near completion, Betsy Ross ponders a patriotic way to represent the colonies when inspiration suddenly strikes her.
Paul Revere Race
'Can I still be a Yankee Doodle Dandy even though my birthday is May 25th?'
Celebrate Our Independence Day.
John B. Sims, Patriot, Innovator, Blockade Buster - Always willing to share his emotions with his fellows but did they pay any attention? Did they, hell 1751-1812.
'General, please hire large armies of foreign mercenaries to complete the works of death, desolation and tyranny.'
'Give you liberty or give you death? That's easy for you to say. You have nine lives.'
'I'm anticipating a hard sell to the Democrats, Betsy.'
'Well, if he can't be a Minuteman, he can be a minutedog.'
'Those Not Clear About the Concept.'