In the Name of the Great Jehovah, The Goddess, and the Tao, I declare this State Free

Some Vermonters want to secede from the US:
I think the Late Unpleasantness of 1861-65 provides a dim precedent for this, but those Vermonters aren’t buying it. If they allow Gambling, Same-Sex Unions, and other interesting variations, they might get more adherents, but I think they’re going to be handicapped by the lack of a seacost, and with air and river access only through other states (or Canada).
They could use an economic embargo on Ben and Jerry’s and of Vermont Teddy Bears to accomplish their political goals.


Sheesh. This is almost getting to be an annual thing up there. I wish they’d just join Canada and be done with it.

I, for one, would like it if Canada was a little closer. Late-night clubs, cheap prescriptions, OTC codei…

:: Ahem ::

Carry on.