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March 22, 2010

Historically Appropriate Fact Of The Day

by Doug Mataconis

It was 245 years ago today, that The Stamp Act of 1765, one of the first of the many punitive taxes imposed on the American colonies and precipitated the Revolution, was passed by Parliament.

244 years and 364 days later, the United States Congress passed a piece of legislation that makes the Stamp Act look like a walk in the park.

Just sayin’

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  • Rich Demanowski

    Judge Napolitano would be proud of you for remembering this important (and very appropriate) little fact. :)

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