Florida Lawmakers Want to Close Schools on Veteran's Day
"This bill has been before this committee I don't know how many times," said Sen. Tony Hill (D-Jackonsville) according to Naked Politics. "We want to honor the veterans."
Hill really does think the kiddies will spend the day honoring veterans in ways other than just playing war simulation video games.
Of course, there's a reason similar bills have come up in the Florida legislature before and gone nowhere: most people realize there's really no way kids are going to actually spend the day hanging out with Vietnam vets, and argue that kids should be in school that day learning about the contributions of veterans to America.
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