July 3, 2011 - 8:45pm
There is absolutely no historical evidence that King George, when told by Lord North that the American colonists were revolting, said: "They soitnly are!"
On July 3, 1776, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife Abigail, in which he predicted:  “The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival....