Hooray for the red, white and bleu!

July 4, 2008

cheez-160.jpgBlog Guy, since this is July 4th, could you tell us what the Declaration of Independence was about?

Sure. It was about cheese, as you can see in this one-ton cheese statue of the signing.

Cheese? I thought it was about tea or taxes or something like that.

Nope. Our Founding Fathers got together at the Philadelphia Cream Cheese factory as a publicity stunt to promote snack crackers. If you look closely you’ll see the now-famous Cheez-It name.

I think this is more of your stupidity. What hotel did the Founding Fathers use?

The Stilton Hilton.

You’re a moron. Why do I keep coming back here?

Well, it’s as gouda blog as any!

cheese-360.jpgThe signing of the Declaration of Independence carved out of 2000 pounds of cheese, in New York, July 3, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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Stay classy, New York. Just stay classy.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

Cheez, those guys in NY will do anything for attention, won’t they?

/act throws peanuts at Robert for the gouda line…

Posted by Fortunalee | Report as abusive

What? A crack about “American Cheese” to easy?

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

Thanks for the comment, John. Say, aren’t your readers interested in cheese? How about wax museums? Segways?

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Regarding American Cheese, etc., for the record I originally mentioned our second president, John Edams, but thought better of it.

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