Now in a display once again illustrating just who the actual menace is to global peace and stability, the British have openly – even proudly – hijacked a ship carrying Iranian oil allegedly bound for Syria. As to why the UK believed it was justified to hijack the Iranian tanker – the article would cite “sanctions against the regime of Bashar al-Assad” the UK and EU placed on Syria – which are in themselves illegal and an act of war.In other words, we issued a Letter of Marque encouraging Britain to hijack Persian ships for our benefit. We were founded by pirates and smugglers and tax evaders. That's not a conspiracy theory, it's a plain open fact. Every aspect of our "noble and glorious" revolution was explicitly designed to enable piracy and smuggling and tax evasion. Hix, debunking Yankee myths as always, gave us a lively dramatization of how the Letters of Marque worked. After the revolution we thrived on "official" piracy against Britain. (Start at 7:10 in the clip.)
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