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Will Boris start flying the Stars and Bars?
by StillInTheWilderness on Thu Oct 1st, 2020 at 08:16:57 PM EST
Is that the one with the saltire (the heraldic X)?

If so, it looks more likely that he will lose a saltire or two.

by fjallstrom on Fri Oct 2nd, 2020 at 01:38:29 PM EST
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This one.

The one you are thinking of is the Rebel Battle Flag.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Thu Oct 8th, 2020 at 06:52:02 PM EST
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And this is what you get after Puerto Rica and DC join

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Thu Oct 8th, 2020 at 06:59:12 PM EST
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The genius of the American system is that we can and will gladly add anybody who wants to join our fabulous country, it doesn't matter where you're located. (Caveat, you have to apply when the party that likes you is in charge.)

Possible candidates include:

  • Greenland (Trump has already tried to get it)
  • Iceland
  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • England
  • Cornwall
  • A few random islands nobody has ever heard of that would give the US another claim on the Arctic
  • Some islands in the Pacific
  • Including Taiwan
  • Some islands in the Caribbean
  • Liberia, which should have already happened a century ago
  • Israel, obv
by asdf on Thu Oct 8th, 2020 at 08:50:39 PM EST
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Israel, obv

Why would they want it? They have all the advantages anyway, without having to grant freedom of religion, 2nd amendment right to Arabs, etc.

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Fri Oct 9th, 2020 at 07:53:28 AM EST
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