Official scientologists in 2006 declared Pluto to be too small to be a real planet.In a followup, Rhode Island was declared to be too small to really be a state.This fallacy is blamed on Cambridge, which is not Boston and never will be.
Little else of interest has happened since that time, but hostilities continue between settlers and the native Wampanoag and Narragansett tribes in the northeast frontier regarding the sale of cigarettes. Bush declared war against Rhode Island], or in his own words, "the smallest state with the longest name" at a White House press conference.
Although reporters asked President Bush to elaborate on his motivations for going to war, he stated "Well, they're little and I think we can take em, they've always been trouble makers from the start.
I also believe the rest of the nation could benefit from their wonderful textiles." Following the President's announcement, Governor Don Carcieri responded "Bush has always been irritated by the fact we're not really an island. " Governor Carcieri has since authorized Rhode Island's National Guard Adjutant General to recall any and all troops presently stationed in Iraq in preparation for the impending arrival of Federal military forces.
The colonial outpost of Block Island, which is now a colony of Rhode Island, is not an island either, except when it comes to driving to anywhere else in Rhode Island.
Block Island gets his name from its founder, mostly known as, "Hey, block-head!