In Rhode Island

The differences between International Law and Parliamentary Law are subtle, refined and numerous. Filibustering, for example, is possible under either, but the International code is more restricting. Similarly International Law frowns upon the use of poison gas, but Parliamentary Law makes no mention of it.

It awaited the fertile mind of a Rhode Islander to discover the latter difference. It so happens that in Rhode Island the country districts are Republican, the city districts Democratic. Since the country existed before the city, the State Constitution was made...

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