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Remember, remember the 5th of November...

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Just a wee reminder of the colorful past and possible future...

Guy Fawkes was arrested on November 5, 1605.

Today (the 5th) the group Anonymous is organizing what they hope will be a huge protest for internet neutrality.

Everybody is to wear a mask and the Guy Fawkes mask (V for Vendetta) will likely prevail.

The Fifth of November:
Remember, remember!
The fifth of November,
The Gunpowder treason and plot;
I know of no reason
Why the Gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot!
Guy Fawkes and his companions
Did the scheme contrive,
To blow the King and Parliament
All up alive.
Threescore barrels, laid below,
To prove old England's overthrow.
But, by God's providence, him they catch,
With a dark lantern, lighting a match!
A stick and a stake
For King James's sake!
If you won't give me one,
I'll take two,
The better for me,
And the worse for you.
A rope, a rope, to hang the Pope,
A penn'orth of cheese to choke him,
A pint of beer to wash it down,
And a jolly good fire to burn him.
Holloa, boys! holloa, boys! make the bells ring!
Holloa, boys! holloa boys! God save the King!
Hip, hip, hooor-r-r-ray!

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