Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)

The Mayflower left Southampton, England today (1620). Also, John Peter Zenger was acquitted of seditious libel (1735), Cyrus West Field completed the first transatlantic telegraph cable (1858), the cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty was laid (1884), Cleveland, Ohio installed the first electric traffic light (1914), and American Bandstand debuted (1957). And President Ronald Reagan fired over 11,000 striking air traffic controllers (1981).

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The Janitor Professor of Astrology insists that this week’s Bippiescopes were only somewhat influenced by the upcoming state senate recall elections in Wisconsin….

Leo: A hunch is creativity trying to tell you to call voters in Wisconsin.

Virgo: The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to call voters in Wisconsin.

Libra: Early to bed, early to rise means you’ll have more time to call voters in Wisconsin.

Scorpio: The mightiest oak was once a nut that took time to call voters in Wisconsin.

Sagittarius: Better late than never, but better call voters in Wisconsin.

Capricorn: Common horse sense is why common horses call voters in Wisconsin.

Aquarius: Cogito ergo dico suffarigim. I think, therefore I call voters in Wisconsin.

Pisces: Never mistake knowledge with the wisdom to call voters in Wisconsin.

Aries: Man will occasionally stumble over truth, but just in case call voters in Wisconsin.

Taurus: Advice is like kissing, so pucker up and call voters in Wisconsin.

Gemini: All the world’s a stage, and everyone in it should call voters in Wisconsin.

Cancer: An aphorism is not an aphorism unless you call voters in Wisconsin.

With due apologies to aphorists everywhere.

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Good morning! ::hugggggs::