Monday, October 28, 2013

A Bumper Sticker You'll Only See in Arlington

I'm willing to bet event Kathleen Sebelius doesn't even have one of these bumper stickers. But I wasn't at all surprised to see it on a car at the Columbia Pike Farmer's Market:

On a somewhat related note, I just learned the following trivia about Arlington County's stance on secession during the the Civil War:

On May 23, 1861, Virginia held a referendum to vote on secession from the Union. Although Arlington’s small, rural population of approximately 1,400 voted, by a 2-1 margin, to remain a part of the Union, it was the only precinct to do so. Most of the state, including the City of Alexandria, voted overwhelmingly in favor of secession.

Perhaps we need a new moto? Arlington: Being not Real Virginia since 1861

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