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Old April 9 2013, 06:33 PM   #2425
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Re: PICTURE POST II!

cooleddie74 wrote: View Post
Benjamin Franklin was a Renaissance man, a genius and a patriot, but the man had his head clean up his whore-chasing ass when it came to picking the country's national bird.
From 1776 (the musical):
(debating on America's national bird)
John Adams: The eagle.
Thomas Jefferson: The dove.
Dr. Benjamin Franklin: The turkey.
John Adams
: The eagle.
Thomas Jefferson
: The dove.
John Adams
: The eagle!
Thomas Jefferson
: (considers) The eagle.
Dr. Benjamin Franklin
: The turkey.
John Adams: The eagle. The eagle is a majestic bird!
Dr. Benjamin Franklin
: The eagle is a scavenger, a thief and coward. A symbol of over ten centuries of European mischief.
John Adams
: And the turkey?
Dr. Benjamin Franklin
: The turkey is a truly noble bird. Native american, a source of sustenance to our original settlers, and an incredibly brave fellow who wouldn't flinch from attacking a whole regiment of Englishmen single-handedly! Therefore, the national bird of America is going to be...
John Adams
: The eagle!
Dr. Benjamin Franklin
: The eagle!
(Franklin is dumbstruck)

(My wife loves this movie, especially John Adams' depiction!)
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