I got that impression from years of your posts but, wait, "I don't think anyone is superior to Americans"? I can't believe you wrote that.\n\nYou've changed,man. You've changed. ;)\n\nIf only a minority of the colonists supported the revolution, it wouldn't have happened. While many didn't support it because they were worried about their livelihood of farming and businesses being disrupted or ruined, those same businesses were being hammered by the treatment of their goods by the Crown and the high cost for imports. They required trade practices that were completely unfair and led to many forms of resistance.\n\nWhere have I ever written anything about Britain in the way you're replying? They're so far from innocent that they're sitting with all of the worst at the same table.\n\nUh, there was no 'West Germany' during WWII- that claim must have come after the blame was being assigned.\n\nHumans, eh- give them the opportunity to be good people and what do they do? Kill millions and blame someone else.\n\nI don't believe I've changed at all. I've stated before that there is much that I admire about the US. Maybe my criticism of the American political right over the past few years gives a different impression. \n\nYes, it was a minority that supported the revolution. And, it was fought mainly by the poor, who had no stake in the outcome, on behalf of the colonial elites - a story as old as mankind. If you do a bit of Googling, you can find many references backing that up. Do you think a majority of Russians supported their revolution? I would wager that a majority didn't even know it was going on until it tore through their villages.\n\nThe UK certainly has much to answer for, regarding their imperial conquests. Just don't forget that the American colonists - as well as the Canadians - were part of that process. We can't just tut-tut at the nasty Brits - they were us. \n\nYou misunderstand what I'm saying about East\/West Germany. While West Germany admitted their guilt and paid reparations, East Germany washed their hands of the whole mess and claimed innocence.