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Thursday, January 21, 2016

I know how Mac Davis feels

January 21 in history

1908 – "New York City passes the Sullivan Ordinance, making it illegal for women to smoke in public, only to have the measure vetoed by the mayor."

Clearly he was swayed by the tobacco lobby.

1977 – "United States President Jimmy Carter pardons nearly all American Vietnam War draft evaders, some of whom had emigrated to Canada."

Because of these cowards, we're all speaking Vietnamese today!

Notable quote

"Princes may make laws and repeal them, but they can neither make nor destroy virtue, and how indeed should they be able to do what is impossible to the Deity himself?" - Ethan Allen (January 21, 1738 - February 12, 1789)

Song of the Day

Happy birthday, Mac Davis!

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