Birdbrains by Thom Bluemel

Birdbrains

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  1. cdward

    cdward said, 6 months ago

    Might have been funnier if he’d said 1799. And if you’re declaring independence from a monarchy, do you really want to be making a Prince reference?

  2. Santa GROG!

    Santa GROG! GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    And then recite the ’e plebniste.

  3. Doctor Toon

    Doctor Toon GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    Party long enough and you will neither remember nor care what year it is, or the reason that you’re partying, or your own name, …

  4. chasm_b

    chasm_b said, 6 months ago

    I don’t get it. 1766 was before 1776 so that seems illogical in terms of the Prince song. Why not 1799? Would that make it TOO derivative? Oh well there are other days and other comics so happy 4th of July.

  5. zippycats

    zippycats said, 6 months ago

    It’s 1776 so he’s going back 10 years.

  6. Digital Frog

    Digital Frog GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    Wasn’t it a tea party that started the whole thing to begin with?

  7. WilliamShort

    WilliamShort GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    1766? Off by 10 years.

  8. stonehenge1951

    stonehenge1951 GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    “We The People” is the start of the preamble to the Constitution. The Declaration begins: “When in the course of human events…”

  9. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    @stonehenge1951

    What an indictment of our “best in the world” educational system. Thanks for the correction.

  10. TheAuldWan

    TheAuldWan GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    a few did read it….

  11. The Blue

    The Blue GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    @stonehenge1951

    Stonehenge -

    You are correct about the preamble, etc., sir; however, had I tried to fit “when in the course…”, I doubt many readers would have fully made the connection. Hence, I used ‘artistic license,’ which is rampant in this stupid cartoon. I was educated once, but not well.

    And thanks for reading this misquoted cartoon!

    Thom

  12. Jojo lasher

    Jojo lasher said, 6 months ago

    WHO CARES WHAT YEAR IT IS
    J U S T P A R T Y H A R D Y

  13. The Blue

    The Blue GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    @Dani Rice

    Dani -

    I didn’t go to no good school no how, so’s I don’t really git what yer saying. Carunists aren’t berry edumacated, so we make splendiferous mistakies. Sorry to have lit you down, but thanks for reeding this dumm kartune.

    Thom

  14. The Blue

    The Blue GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    @Al S.

    Al S. -

    You don’t say? Wow, it’s almost like it was an actual historical reference… to a Prince song. Thanks for taking the time to look it up.

    And thanks for reading this taxing cartoon!

    Thom

  15. The Blue

    The Blue GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    @chasm_b

    chasm_b -

    I thought about something like that, but the problem was how would people in 1776 know what 1799 would have been like? What if they lost… mmmm…. might not have been a party. I supposed I could have used 1699, but then did Puritans really party?

    Again, thanks for reading this poorly referenced cartoon!

    Thom

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