Posts tagged "Fourth of July"

King George III makes his first speech responding to the American Revolution

Confronted with the uprising of the British colonies in America, King George III holds out the hand of “kindness” and “tenderness” toward his subjects while assembling forces that will “deliver a smart blow” to the “rebels.” His majesty’s tone is conciliatory, but warns of the great damage that will be done to his empire if the... Read more »

Happy Birthday, America. Here's your bill

Rarely has America been in as much debt as it is this Independence Day. It’s so huge that we can’t even agree on how much it is. By some accounts, our government is $11.5 trillion in debt, meaning that each of us is on the hook for $37,000. According to the Associated Press, that mountain... Read more »
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