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Official State Crap: Connecticut

Official state tree: the white oak (Quercus alba). Official state mineral: garnet, which is highly abrasive. Official state insect: the praying mantis (Mantis religiosa) (a scientific name I did not make up). Official state bird: the American robin (Turdus migratorius) (same…


Witch ridin' a goat

Witches Screwed Again in Connecticut

In other civil-rights news, Connecticut’s General Assembly failed again this year to pass a resolution that would have cleared the names of those prosecuted for witchcraft there during the 17th century. This marks the 361st year in a row that…