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Why Do we Celebrate Bastille Day

Fete Nationale finally came about on July 14th 1789 When the commoners stormed the Bastile so fine. Their crops had failed that summer, and it went to their head. They were spending ninety-percent of their salary on bread The Tyranny of King Louis the Fourteenth was not sliding by His wife was lavishly spending, and they owned the gun power supply. Prisoners were being locked up in the Bastile with no trial whatsoever. So the French Revolution was started – a worthwhile endeavor.

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Date: 3/28/2020 9:58:00 PM
I like this as a question better, actually. As Charles Dickens eloquently wrote: 'Liberty, Equality, Fraternity --- and Death!' 1,168 heads rolled from Madame Guillotine, all of them without the pretense of a chance to defend themselves. Justice closed her eyes to this revolution ... Happy Bastille Day! :)gw
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 3/29/2020 12:07:00 AM
Happy Bastille Day back to you my friend. I hope that Chicago is getting back to normal, but I fear it is like Kansas City, in limbo and social distanced.