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This Day in History: Mexico, JFK, and Paper Mario

May 19th

  • 1780- Thick smoke and heavy cloud cover cause complete darkness to befall New England and Canada.  It was big Colonial-style blackout.
  • 1848- Mexico officiates the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which gives us California, Nevada, Utah and parts of four other modern-day states.  This ends the Mexican-American War, and all for less than $15 million out of our vault.
  • 1921- Congress passes the Emergency Quota Act, which for the first time sets a limit on the volume of national immigration.
  • 1962- Marilyn Monroe performs her infamous rendition of “Happy Birthday” for then President John F. Kennedy.
  • 1991- Croatia becomes an independent nation.

Birthday Shoutouts

The Conservative Journal wishes a happy birthday to…

  • former NFL football star Archie Manning, 60.
  • AC/DC drumer Phil Rudd, 55.
  • the voice of “Goombella” from the game Paper Mario Kelly Sheridan, 32.

Only the very rich and famous get a shout out from us.

In Memory of..

  • author Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1864.
  • former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, 1994.

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Rick

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Poll of the Day: Do You Care At All About Barack’s New Dog?

Because I don’t.  Like, not at all.  I don’t like dogs anyway, but seeing all this coverage on the dog finding process for B.O. and family, in addition to all of this ‘outrage’ over the fact that it wasn’t a rescued dog (who cares?) is getting a bit absurd in my eyes.  What do you think?  Vote below in today’s poll of the day.

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Rick

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Poll of the Day: What Do You think of Barack’s Teleprompter Reliance?

Yesterday I posted a video of Barack losing his place on the teleprompter and taking a good long pause to recoup his thoughts.  His mind was clearly somewhere else when he lost his spot, which led me to believe that he really had no idea what he was saying, but just calling words off of a prompter.  What do you think about the Golden Boy’s reliance on the teleprompter?  I personally have no problem with the use of a teleprompter, as long as the guy using it knows what he’s talking about rather than just reading off of a screen.  Vote below in today’s poll of the day!

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Rick

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Poll of the Day: What Do You Think of Michelle Obama’s Attire?

No, no, no.  This question is NOT what you are probably thinking.  I’m not asking whether or not you think she is fashionable, but what you think of her wearing sleeveless items, which she has recently been under fire for.  I personally have ZERO problem with the First Lady showing a little arm.  Some, however, are not quite as accepting.  Vote in today’s poll to see how our others view the situation.

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Rick

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