Thursday, June 29, 2006

History of the day for June 29

In 1987, Rhode Island's only representative Robert Lamar (D) proposes legislation to annex the Atlantic Ocean and make it part of Rhode Island, making it the largest state in the union. The bill passes but is later defeated by a filibuster in the Senate.

3 comments:

Spinning Girl said...

I missed RI entirely when I blinked for a moment on my trip to Maine.

Oh, I did see the "I pooted" billboard there, though.

Spinning Girl said...

I am so f***ing tired of word verification.

jiggs said...

spinner: word verification does suck but spam sucks even more