ROCK HILL, SC (UP) - South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford and North Carolina Governor Mike Easley met Tuesday to discuss plans that would effectively join South Carolina with North Carolina into one state.
Sanford and Easley met at a Rock Hill McDonald's Tuesday, in order to work out an agreement between the states that would allow the Carolinas to share natural and financial resources, and establish a central government that could override federal mandate in some instances.
According to state officials, the new name of the double Sanford and Easley 11:35AM amid a swarm local press and kids screaming from the Ronald McDonald Playhouse Ballpit.
The Treaty stipulates that by 2018, North Carolina and South Carolina will have integrated into a single state. Graphic Designers everywhere are rushing to their computers to design a new American Flag that has only 49 stars. Jonathan Hughes, an illustrator from Washington agrees that this is a great opportunity to sport a new flag design.
Says Hughes, "You know, a lineup of 49 stars just looks uneven! I think if we arranged the stars to form the shape of an apple pie, it would really be patriotic. It would also make our enemies too hungry to want to attack us!"
Surprisingly, the newly formed state will not be named "Carolina" as most people expected. Instead, the name "South Virginia" narrowly defeated "North Georgia" in a dual-statewide referendum. "North North Florida" was a Distant Third.
The Dakotas were unavailable for questioning.
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