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Old 11-27-2013, 03:25 AM
robthetimekeeper robthetimekeeper is offline
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Default Re: A bit of much needed honesty today!

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Originally Posted by Bo Eder View Post
We did a vacation in Florida one year and we drove from Orlando down to Key West. Once you leave the mainland heading through the Keys, we met alot of disgruntled, angry people who complained about everything in this country and how it was heading down the tubes. I had to tell one guy, "Hey, you know you're still living in the United States, right?" I think in the Keys they think it isn't the U.S. or something.
I was born and raised in the Lower Keys so I know exactly what you mean.
On April 23,1982 the Keys did symbolically secede from the union in protest of an unjust Federal Govt. blockade of the only highway to the mainland (US-1).
I think some of the locals took it way too seriously. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conch_Republic

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