June 6, 2007


Taranto today quotes Thomas Naylor, one of the deep-thinking advocates of secession from the union for the state of Vermont. This from Naylor's radical nonviolence manifesto...

"Violence begets more violence, not the other way around."

Which is just silly talk, because as we all know, it is the other way around.

Since they appear to have sworn off resistance, Taranto warms to the notion of secession

Anyway, we think Vermont secession is a good idea, if for no other reason than that it'd be a nice morale boost for the U.S., which is weary of the long struggle in Iraq. Vermont has only a few thousand people, and most of them are hippies. It should be easier to pacify than Grenada.

Lurching now to another "did he really say that?" moment from today's browsing, this time in the ESPN recap of C.C. Sabathia's shutout tonight:

Cleveland improved to 16-6 in the AL Central with its first win of the year over the Royals, who took two of three from the Indians on May 22-24 in Kansas City.

Posted by dan at June 6, 2007 12:00 AM