TITLE

Rogue State

AUTHOR(S)
Chait, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;8/19/2002-8/26/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 8/9, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the state government of Delaware for installing a tollbooth on the Delaware Turnpike resulting into traffic jam. Background of the political tradition of the state; Status of the state as the initial signatory to the U.S. Constitution; Criticisms on incorporation fees collected by the state; Distillation of pro-Delaware propaganda.
ACCESSION #
7174873

 

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