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  • December 6th, 2011

I Protest!

Remember the Boston Tea Party?   No, not the one peopled by halfwits with tea bags hanging off their dirty implement dealer caps, but the one which helped spark the revolution that created the United States of America.

                That’s right—America was founded on civil disobedience and not-so-peaceful protest.  Much of the opposition to the policies of the lawful government of the time (think George III) was illegal and downright violent.  Contrast that with the various demonstrations and camp-ins going on across the country, eddying out from Wall Street to the hinterlands.

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