In a message dated 9/6/2002 3:55:49 AM Eastern Daylight Time, [log in to unmask] writes: > In Cambridge, inside one of the many churches you can find there, there's > Godfrey Washington's grave. He was George's grandfather. His coat-of-arms > was a white shield with three red stars on the top and three red lines > across it -- the stars represent spurs and the red striped represent rivers > of blood. That's where the US flag came from -- a private bloody > coat-of-arms. Come on, Sara girl, it's been a long time since 1776. You gotta start facing it. The colonies are free and independent.