Wednesday, March 02, 2005

There has been some controversy over a case in Florida, in which a girl was not permitted to wear a tux for her yearbook photo. The principal claimed that this violated the dress code, even though there is no written dress code. And he has supporters, one of whom said in a town meeting: "When uniformity is compromised, authority no longer holds."

My country, 'tis of thee,
Sweet land of authority,
Of thee I sing.

Land where our fathers died,
Land of the Pilgrims' pride.
From every mountainside,
Let uniformity ring...


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