July 4, 1776
A group of wealthy, land-owning, tax-hating residents of a collective of British colonies declare their independence from the throne by signing a document that states "that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness," thus setting the stage for the greatest Broadway musical ever written about haggling over the particulars of a non-binding document.
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* The Army lets women fight in combat on one condition, from The Onion.
* The Obamacare ruling explained by someone who doesn't understand it.
* Billy Eichner reports on hostility between Iran and Israel and MADONNA!
* Hey girl, check out what Ryan Gosling has to say about the ACA ruling without drooling.
* If you like American history, Quantum Leap and jokes about masturbation, you're going to love "Scrotum Leap".
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Coverage continues with Founding Fathers Theater after the jump.
The Daily Show airs Monday through Thursday at 11/10c.
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President James A. Garfield actually HATED lasagna (and America). #PresidentsDayFacts
— Matt Koff (@MATT_KOFF) February 20, 2012
Our 12th President, Zachary Taylor, sounds most like he was also a member of a boy band.
— Jon Friedman (@friedmanjon) February 20, 2012
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History, they say, is written by the winners. But then, however, it's rewritten by a bunch of dudes in discount tricorne hats and colonial soldier costumes.
The Colbert Report airs Monday through Thursday at 11:30/10:30c.
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