Friday, January 18, 2008
[1778 - Captain James Cook is first European to discover Hawaiian Islands]
[1779 - Peter Roget, lexicographer, born in London]
[1782 - Daniel Webster, orator, lawyer, statesman, born in Salisbury, New Hampshire]
[1882 - A.A. Milne, writer, born in Scotland]
[1892 - Oliver (Norvell) Hardy, comedian, born in Harlem, Georgia]
[1904 - Cary Grant (Archibald Alexander Leach), actor, born in Horfield, Bristol, England]
[1912 - Scott reaches the South Pole]
[1913 - Danny Kaye (David Daniel Kaminski), comedian, dancer, singer, actor, born in Brooklyn]
[1943 - Germans resume deportation of Jews from Warsaw Ghetto to Treblinka]
Merry, Merry, Oh Contrary
Condi, Condi, quite the bondy,
How does your influence grow?
With pretty words to fool us nerds,
And coffins all in a row.
Condi, Condi, now at State,
Will you ever get it straight?
With foolish words that fall like turds,
Respect for America has turned to hate.
William's Whimsical Words:
While you and your President destabilize the Middle East, in our backyard one Latin American nation after another elects a leftist leader. Foreign Policy is not a game for amateurs, Madam Secretary.
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