Author: Crissie Brown

Campus Question – September 24, 2017

Tonight’s question, greetings, and banter here. (More) Today on This Sunday Meet Union Knee, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said NFL players “have the right to have the First Amendment off the field”, unlike Christians who insist they can defy federal and state civil rights laws because First Amendment. But scores of NFL athletes knelt or linked arms or even stayed in the locker room to defy the God-King’s diktat that players must stand for the National Anthem or be fired. Also, the NCAA men’s basketball champion University of North Carolina Tarheels joined the NBA champion Golden State Warriors in...

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“I’m Not a White Nationalist?”

“I’m not a facultist,” Professor Plum said as he walked into the mail room. “I just want people to assimilate into the faculty culture.” He read the mail…. (More) “You understand,” he continued. “They should dress like faculty, talk like faculty, adopt faculty values. So I don’t know there’s anyone on campus who isn’t faculty.” He winked and left with Ms. Scarlet to join the resident faculty in the wine cellar library, where they’ll spend the weekend drinking thinking on our motto of Magis vinum, magis verum (“More wine, more truth”). In the staff poker game, the Professor of...

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Campus Chatter – September 24, 2017

Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More) Charlemagne was crowned the first King of the Franks today (768). Also, the Dutch Republic ceded the settlement of New Amsterdam to England, who renamed it New York (1664), Congress passed the Judiciary Act, establishing the office of U.S. Attorney General and prescribing the makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court (1789), the Provisional Government of Belgium was formed (1830), gold prices plummeted when President Ulysses Grant ordered the Treasury to sell gold in response to a plot by Jay Gould and James Fisk to corner the market (1869), the Church...

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Campus Question – September 23, 2017

Tonight’s question, greetings, and banter here. (More) We usually do weird funny news on Saturdays, but last night the God-King called Colin Kaepernick and other athletes who protest by kneeling during the National Anthem “sons of bitches” who should be “fired,” and this morning the God-King lashed out at NBA Champion Golden State Warriors’ star Stephen Curry for saying he won’t go to the White House. In response, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell slammed the God-King’s “divisive comments” and Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr said his team will meet and decide whether to go to the White House. Meanwhile, more NFL...

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Campus Chatter – September 23, 2017

Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More) Pope Callixtus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V signed the Concordat of Worms, ending the Investiture Controversy, today (1122). Also, the Merchant Royal sank off Land’s End with a cargo worth an estimated $1 billion (1641), Harvard College held their first commencement exercise (1642), Lewis and Clark returned to St. Louis after their expedition to the Pacific Northwest (1806), New York City’s Knickerbockers Baseball Club became the first to play by modern baseball rules (1845), Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier, John Couch Adams, and Johann Gottfried Galle collaborated to...

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