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Campus Question – June 20, 2018

Tonight’s question, greetings, and banter here. (More) Today the God-King signed an executive order mandating indefinite detention of immigrant families … together … sort of … as nothing in the order requires DHS to reunite families that have already been separated and the new policy will defy a 1997 federal court order. But hey, at least the God-King finally admitted – without saying it, of course – that this is, indeed, his policy. As this crisis is not over, will you still join a Families Together March on Saturday, June 30th? +++++ Today on Campus Truth Sandwich – Yes,...

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Campus Chatter – June 20, 2018

Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More) The University of Oxford was chartered today (1214). Also, Algerian pirates sacked the Irish village of Baltimore (1631), a British garrison was imprisoned in the Black Hole of Calcutta (1756), Congress adopted the Great Seal of the U.S. (1782), Deputies of the French Third Estate swore the Tennis Court Oath (1789), the SS Savannah arrived in Liverpool as the first steamship to cross the Atlantic (1819), Victoria became Queen of England upon the death of her uncle, William IV (1837), Samuel Morse patented his telegraph (1840), West Virginia became our...

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Campus Question – June 19, 2018

Tonight’s question, greetings, and banter here. (More) Today the God-King likened immigrants to vermin or insects, saying they will “infest” the U.S. Yes, that’s yet another God-King phrase with an ugly Nazi history. The New Republic’s Jett Heer reports that the God-King plans to ramp up anti-immigrant brutality through the midterms, because Outhouse aide Stephen Miller thinks it will boost GOP turnout. Meanwhile, George Takei reminds us of the horror of Japanese-American internment … and says tearing immigrant children from their families is even worse. And many if not most of these children will never be returned to their...

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Campus Chatter – June 19, 2018

Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More) French King Louis IX ordered all Jews to wear yellow badges in public, today (1269). Also, English colonists abandoned Roanoke Island (1586), the New York Base Ball Club defeated the Knickerbockers in the first recorded organized baseball game (1846), Congress barred slavery in U.S. territories (1862), two years after its issue, slaves in Galveston, Texas were told of the Emancipation Proclamation, an event commemorated as Juneteenth (1865), the first Father’s Day was celebrated in Spokane, Washington (1910), Norway’s Molde FK soccer club was founded (1911), President Franklin Roosevelt signed the...

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