No kidding.  Of course it was to the .  That’s why we kicked their butts back across the pond.

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The was “illegal” and “treasonable,” according to a team of British lawyers, the reports.

The assertion was made at a in between British and American lawyers over the legitimacy of the United States of America.

At the debate, pitting British barristers against American attorneys, lawyers for the former colonial power argued that America’s Declaration of Independence in 1776 “was not only illegal, but actually treasonable,” according to the BBC.

Suck it Redcoat!