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Friday, September 20, 2013

Hey, Firefly fans - today is Unification Day

Here's the entire Wikipedia entry:

Unification Day is a holiday celebrated in the fictional universe of the science-fiction television series Firefly. It marks the day in which the Alliance forces defeated the resistance ("Browncoats") in the Unification War.

"The Train Job", the second episode of the series (although Fox originally aired it before the pilot episode "Serenity"), opens with Mal, Zoe, and Jayne in a bar during a Unification Day celebration. Malcolm's brown coat and his disinterest in celebrating Unification Day lead to a brawl.

Unification Day is a holiday mentioned in the backstory of the television series Firefly. According to Nathan Fillion (Mal), the holiday is on September 20th.

There's also a Facebook page.

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10 comments:

  1. Browncoats = rightwing Tea Party fascists

    We need a Unification war, TODAY.

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    1. Lighten up, Francis.

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    2. Please look up the meaning of fascism.

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    3. Then look up the meaning of socialism and see the glaring similarities.

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    4. Ain't lookin' to start another war. If you want a fight, I suggest you head to the closest Alliance-friendly bar, dong ma? I'll be the sailor with the brown coat and the big gun.

      -- M.R.

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  2. Part of the problem is that fascism is confused with Nazism. Socialism/communism wants the government to own all means of production. Fascism allows for private ownership but the government controls everything. For the common good, of course.

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    1. Fascists are socialists who realize that they like guns after all.

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  3. .

    We're an anarcho-syndicalist commune. We take it in turns to act as a sort-of-executive officer for the week. But all the decisions of that officer have to be ratified at a special biweekly meeting. By a simple majority, in the case of purely internal affairs, but by a two thirds majority, in the case of more . . .

    -- Dennis, founder of the Tea Party

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    1. Listen, strange women lyin' in ponds distributin' swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony.

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    2. Sounds more like those OWS loons, sitting in the park with all the quirky hand signals.

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