They merely vanished one day off of the face of the earth with their beloved Roman Standard, the Eagle of the Ninth Legion.
If were we only so lucky.
While we may not have a legion, we do have our Ninth, as in the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Their ruling came down recently against a group of students wearing US flag shirts at a California high school on Cinco De Mayo where a Mexican heritage celebration was being observed.
The young men were rounded up that day because of their offensive speech.
I’ll bet some of them were speechless.
Why were they flagged for offensive speech by Assistant Principal Senior Miguel Rodriguez?
What did they say? Good question.