An eighth-grade Vermont girl studying Latin thought it would be nice if her state had a Latin motto. She wrote to Senate Minority Leader Joe Benning, who introduced a bill proposing “Stella quarta decima fulgeat,” (“May the 14th star shine bright”) in addition to the state’s English motto, “Freedom and Unity,” writes John Walters in the Vermont Political Observer. Vermont was the 14th state to join the Union.
It seemed like a “nice, harmless” thing, writes Walter. Then, all hell broke loose.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Geniuses In The Socialist Utopia
Some people are idiots, even in the socialist utopia of Vermont: