Who Said History Repeats Itself?

CNN: Tennessee County Want to Ban Gays: “The county that was the site of the Scopes ‘Monkey Trial’ over the teaching of evolution is asking lawmakers to amend state law so the county can charge homosexuals with crimes against nature. Rhea County is one of the most conservative counties in Tennessee. It holds an annual festival commemorating the 1925 trial at which John T. Scopes was convicted of teaching evolution.”

What are the odds of the same county being able to make a monumentally boneheaded ruling – and be proud of it – with over 75 years between the cases? Whoever said history repeats itself was quite correct. Either that or these boys were dipping into their Jack Daniels a bit too heavily before a meetin’.

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