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Democrats propose renaming Independence Day to 4th of July

Original post made by freedom fighter, another community, on Jul 3, 2013

Leading Democrats in the Congress have called for support of new legislation sponsored by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) S.1776: The Holiday Simplification and Fairness Act of 2013.

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Posted by Dave
a resident of Birdland
on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:22 pm

Shouldn't this be placed under LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER. :)


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Posted by liberalism is a disease
a resident of Birdland
on Jul 3, 2013 at 3:39 pm

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

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Posted by liberalism is a duh-sease
a resident of Ironwood
on Jul 3, 2013 at 4:46 pm

It looks like my bizarro-world counterpart is having one of his episodes again. Personally, I blame Obamacare.


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Posted by Joanna
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 4, 2013 at 8:02 pm

Good one! Had me going for a minute or two!


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Posted by Steve
a resident of Stoneridge
on Jul 5, 2013 at 7:33 am

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Posted by anon
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:16 pm

hahaha...I waited to comment on this article until I got through yesterday (July 4th) and have some evidence. Everyone, and I am talking about a minimum of the 5 dozen or so people I ran into or sms'ed with yesterday (July 4th)wished me a "Happy 4th of July". No-one, not one single person, wished me a "Happy Independence Day"....this included democrats, republicans, some independents, and even some green party followers; very religious to atheists, straight and gay....everyone thinks of it as "the 4th of July"


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jul 5, 2013 at 1:04 pm

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jul 5, 2013 at 3:32 pm

The point at which an individual or group uses straw-man or other extreme arguments to demonize the opposition is the point at which that individual or group loses credibility. Either you are so undereducated that you fall for such fallacious logic, or you think that I am. Either alternative is problematic.

Mike


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Posted by free-dumb fighter
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:23 pm

In other news, the same inane demoncrats want to change Christmas Day to be called the 25th of December. More attention will be focused on holidays that really matter to democrap voters, like Che Guevara's birthday, ramadan and mohammed's birthday.


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Posted by anon
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 5, 2013 at 5:57 pm

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Posted by Watcher
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 5, 2013 at 6:40 pm

Bernie Sanders has always been a Socialist, always voting with Dems. Count for years was X Dems, X Repubs, and 1 Socialist. Maybe current Admin thought it would be more favorable and PC, to be called Independent.
(footnote:in CA we have NO official 'Independents' because there is no Independent party, just independent thinkers, and registered Decline To State, DTS)

agree w anon, cholo offers nothing to conversations, only introduces the inane, and complicates genuine discussion.


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Posted by Watcher
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 5, 2013 at 6:58 pm

Of course Democrats would try to remove 'Independence' from our lexicon. They couldn't stay in power if individual Americans actually practiced real independence. Dependency is how Dems keep the party alive...getting individuals 'hooked' on government/taxpayer handouts, then keep voting to keep it.


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Posted by Ronald Regan
a resident of Amador Estates
on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:20 pm

Merry Christmas, Happy holidays, happy chaunika, ..... Really... It's our individual actions that matter.. Form over substance... The litmus test for humans that baffles Christians/conservatives.