Wyoming Ponders Aircraft Carrier — With the Wyoming oil boom in full swing, the state is pondering what steps to take should there be a complete breakdown of the rest of these United States.
The state legislature passed Friday, Feb. 24, a first reading of House Bill 85 that would create a government continuity task force to investigate as to how the state should prepare for potential catastrophes.
Among the things to be considered are an alternative currency, a military draft and the raising of a standing army, and the acquisition of strike aircraft and an aircraft carrier.
Don’t ask. I don’t know. I’m just reporting what was reported.
How many readers out there know that Wyoming is named for a part of Pennsylvania?
Gertrude of Wyoming by Scotsman Thomas Campbell, the hit poem of 1809, is set there.
It would actually be kind of scary if Luzerne County got an aircraft carrier.