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2013-01-13 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Cannon Found Loaded with Powder, Ball
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Posted by Fred 2013-01-13 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [263 views ]  Top

#1 It's Bloomberg's fault.
Posted by Eric Jablow  2013-01-13 00:10||   2013-01-13 00:10|| Front Page Top

#2 We silenced British cannon fire in 1776 and we don't want to hear it again in Central Park,"

Bull shit. Cannon fire in fucking New York City was only halted by the surrender of the city to the British, it was occupied until the end of the war, and a good portion of the city population left with the Redcoats.
Posted by Shipman 2013-01-13 07:26||   2013-01-13 07:26|| Front Page Top

#3 Well, that was a century ago so it's not relevant anymore.

/sarc off
Posted by gorb 2013-01-13 08:40||   2013-01-13 08:40|| Front Page Top

#4 They must've forgot to check the chamber when they removed the high capacity cannonball magazine clip.
Posted by tu3031 2013-01-13 11:49||   2013-01-13 11:49|| Front Page Top

#5 I didn't realize the NYPD was so effective back then.
Posted by Pappy 2013-01-13 14:25||   2013-01-13 14:25|| Front Page Top

#6  and a good portion of the city population left with the Redcoats.

Judging by today's New York, a goodly portion of them done come back.
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-13 14:29||   2013-01-13 14:29|| Front Page Top

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