[plt-scheme] Is today special

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 2 17:45:58 EST 2004

Richard C. Cobbe wrote:

> Yes, now.  At the risk of spoiling a joke by injecting cold hard fact
> into the debate (yes, I know, I'm such a spoilsport), Texas was an
> independent country from 1836-1845, when it joined the US.  Previously
> it had been Mexican territory.

Just becuase one is anal doesn't mean they're right. (-:

Look up "Texas secession" on the Web.  According to some, Texas many
never have joined the US, legally speaking.  (Which is why Matthew
holds on to his passport.)


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