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    My favourite American

    Frank Zappa.

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    John Candy.

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    Me
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    Pluto Nash... er, Eddie Murphy.
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    Hayden Christensen.

    Oh wait, you meant as in "United States" -- not "North American."
    Last edited by Buttercup; 2012-Apr-24 at 08:29 PM. Reason: Changed my mind!

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    Hugo Chavez

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    Samuel Clemens

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    At night the stars put on a show for free (Carole King)

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    Neil Armstrong.

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    I'll go with Erik Buell.

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    Bueller... Bueller... Buelller?
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    The Greatest American Hero

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    Ronald Reagan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Solfe View Post
    Bueller... Bueller... Buelller?
    hah kinda. Incidentally I'm in Rochester. As soon as my header is done the Buell will be on the road and available for jaunts. Mostly to the east...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric Vaxxine View Post
    Ronald Reagan.
    I was watching an old movie with Reagan as his standard, humble, good guy, and reflecting that, depending upon how History turns, he might well be remembered as the Last Great American. He already has that status in Republican circles. Another turn, and he's just another former actor out of his element. Stay tuned.

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    Frank Zappa quoted Reagan in print on his
    Broadway The Hardway album cover as having uttered (context devoid)

    ' ...facts are stupid things....'


    Bill Hicks was a great American.

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    Kraft Singles.

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    George Washington, in that without him there would be no America.

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    Washington: the only U.S. President who didn't blame his troubles on the previous administration.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DonM435 View Post
    Washington: the only U.S. President who didn't blame his troubles on the previous administration.
    Well, if you consider the previous "administration" was that of George III, actually, he did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swift View Post
    Well, if you consider the previous "administration" was that of George III, actually, he did.
    I think there was a government between the crown of England and Washington, wasn't there?

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    "Articles of Confederation."

    (Way to ruin a joke!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DonM435 View Post
    "Articles of Confederation."

    (Way to ruin a joke!)
    Sorry

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rough Edges View Post
    Sorry
    Not you, him! But I deserved it.

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    For a time, I was keen on Robert Anton Wilson.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike alexander View Post
    George Washington, in that without him there would be no America.
    Sure there would be. There was an America before George Washington; what there wasn't was a United States.
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    Benedict Arnold

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    Deborah, AKA Mrs. Swift
    (hey, I don't want to sleep on the couch)
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    Johnny Depp.

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