Monday, February 27, 2012

Aircraft carrier amendment gone -- but Wyoming Republicans still preparing for Doomsday

Drat! And it was such a juicy blogging topic:
The Wyoming House of Representatives on Monday advanced legislation to launch a study into what Wyoming should do in the event of a complete economic or political collapse in the United States.
Before passing House Bill 85 by a voice vote on second reading, lawmakers struck out language directing the task force to study Wyoming instituting its own military draft, raising a standing army, and acquiring strike aircraft and an aircraft carrier. 
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RobertP said...


I think perhaps Wyoming and the Republican Presidential candidates have been paid off by Comedy Central to make sure John Stewart and Steven Colbert have a steady supply of material.

Think I will go re-read "A Canticle for Leibowitz". Maybe this time he will find an aircraft carrier.


Michael Shay said...

I envision a sequel to "A Canticle for Leibowitz" in which the wandering monks of the post-apocalypse find an aircraft carrier in the ruins of a city in the nomad lands. They are mightily puzzled. As I am now.

A terrific book, that "Leibowitz." I have to read it again.