December 20, 2006
The Twilight Of The USA, Number One
By David E. Petzal and Phil Bourjaily
(Being a collection of gun-related items, running more or less weekly, that proves The End is near.)
Portsmouth High School, in Portsmouth, RI, refused to use a yearbook photo of a student dressed in chain mail and carrying a sword. According to the school, the photo was not in keeping with its zero-tolerance policy toward weapons.
The school mascot is a Revolutionary War soldier carrying a musket.