Author: Crissie Brown

Campus Question – July 23, 2017

Tonight’s question, greetings, and banter here. (More) Today on Union Sunday Week Press Face, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) said Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort should be called to testify under oath for the Senate Judiciary Committee, while new Outhouse Sewer Director Anthony Scaramucci said he “will take dramatic action” to stop leaks to the media. Also, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said the God-King “in all likelihood” has the authority to pardon himself but the God-King’s consigliore insisted no one has discussed pardons, although Scaramucci said he discussed pardons with the God-King this past week. Is the God-King corrupting...

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Duterte: “I’ve Seen America and It’s Lousy?”

“I won’t visit the janitorial closet,” Professor Plum said as he entered the mail room. “I’ve seen it, and it’s lousy.” He read the mail…. (More) The Professor of Astrology Janitor harrumphed but Professor Plum raised his hands. “I’m sure it’s a very good janitorial closet. But it was kinda crowded with Ms. Scarlet and me and the buffer and mop and bucket and brooms and–” “–Umm, TMI,” Chef said with a chuckle. Professor Plum winked and took Ms. Scarlet’s hand, and they left to join the resident faculty in the wine cellar mail room, where they’ll spend the...

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Campus Chatter – July 23, 2017

Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More) Three hundred French colonists left Dieppe for what is now Canada, today (1632). Also, William Austin Burt patented the typographer (1829), the cornerstones were laid for Ohio’s Kirtland Temple (1833), the British North America Act created the Province of Canada (1840), Chile and Argentina signed their Boundary Treaty (1881), the Ford Motor Company sold their first automobile (1903), Fox Film bought the patent for the Movietone sound recording system (1926), the Indian Broadcasting Company began broadcasting in Mumbai (1927), Fascist Italy banned the use of foreign words (1929), Archibald Brown...

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Campus Question – July 22, 2017

Tonight’s question, greetings, and banter here. (More) This week a Massachusetts librarian found live Civil War artillery shells in her office, and a New York woman found a live World War I artillery shell in her home. Also, Dutch artists modeled a beached sperm whale in Paris and forensic experts conducting a paternity test in Spain found Salvadore Dali’s moustache still intact. Oh, rescuers got stuck while trying to aid stuck kayakers in South Carolina and California firefighters revived a dog they saved from a burning house. And a Pennsylvania woman stole a taxi and picked up a fare...

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Campus Chatter – July 22, 2017

Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More) The Massacre at Béziers began the Albigensian Crusade today (1209). Also, a second group from England arrived in North Carolina to reestablish the Roanoke Colony (1587), Governor Thomas Dongan chartered the city of Albany, New York (1686), commissioners from England and Scotland agreed to the Acts of Union (1706), Alexander Mackenzie reached the Pacific, completing the first recorded transcontinental journey across Canada (1793), surveyors of the Connecticut Land Company named a tract in Ohio after their superintendent, Gen. Moses Cleveland (1796), Jules-Albert de Dion crossed the finish line first at...

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