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Old December 25 2012, 07:31 PM   #32
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Re: Where was Earth's Leader?

Merry Christmas wrote: View Post
In America we (wisely) placed our federal capital outside of any of our states
Unfortunately, DC now has residents, which it was never intended to have. So for those who live there, "taxation without representation" is literally true.

is England ever treated as the "favored child" within the UK?
I'm sure Scotland and Wales sometimes claim it does (which would explain the attempts at Scottish independence) but I doubt it's actually true.
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