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Magna Carta Is 800 Years Old Today

A_Chronicle_of_England_-_Page_226_-_John_Signs_the_Great_Charter - Copy Today marks a truly monumental anniversary: 800 years ago, at Runnymede Meadow, England, King John signed  Magna Carta, June 15, 1215: [emphasis added to quotes]

Magna Carta established for the first time the principle that everybody, including the king, was subject to the law.

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The Magna Carta and Our Shared Anglo-Saxon Heritage with the UK (Open Thread)

© Miri WTPOTUS July 25, 2012

Despite the  Romney campaign’s knee-jerk and foolish denial, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with anyone pointing out that the United States of America shares an “Anglo-Saxon heritage” with the peoples of the United Kingdom.  This is fact.  Saying so displays no “racial insensitivity” whatsoever. 

We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he feels that the special relationship is special,” the adviser said of Mr Romney, adding: “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have”.

These anonymous “advisors” could well be (probably are) illusory and this could be (likely is) nothing more than another progressive, left-wing JournOlist ploy to damage Romney by any means necessary.  Nevertheless: Continue reading