Illinois reinstates Pluto as a full fledged planet

pluto-planetIllinois is a state to be reckoned with. Fresh on the heels of ex-governor Blago’s scandal we have this bit of legislation right out of the Oort Cloud.

RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-SIXTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that as Pluto passes overhead through Illinois’ night skies, that it be reestablished with full planetary status, and that March 13, 2009 be declared “Pluto Day” in the State of Illinois in honor of the date its discovery was announced in 1930.

Just like Pluto orbiting way, way out there, Illinois establishes itself as a state way, way out there. Now our nearest neighbor is California.pluto

The full Illinois/Pluto story is here.

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