John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

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Ten random things: February 19

Ten presidents:

  1. Winema Wazzo (President of the United Planets in Legion of Super-Heroes comics and animated series)
  2. Mary McAleese (President of Ireland, 1997-present)
  3. Janet Mitchell (President of the Police Association, Victoria, 2004-06)
  4. Ron Boire (President of Toys "R" Us, U.S., 2006-present)
  5. Leslie H. Garner, Jr. (President of Cornell College, 1994-present)
  6. The Head of Richard Nixon (President of Earth on Futurama)
  7. Rajendra Prasad (President of India, 1950-1962)
  8. James Knox Polk (President of the United States, 1845-49)
  9. Sandra S. Froman (President of the National Rifle Association, 2004-present)
  10. Harold B. Lee (President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1972-73)

Happy Presidents Day! And it's Music Monday to boot! My offering today will come as no surprise to anyone who is not a first-time reader of this journal: They Might Be Giants - James K. Polk (MP3, 2.9 Mb). Incidentally, despite what the song says, Martin Van Buren was not an abolitionist, and James Buchanan wasn't a very serious candidate in 1844. Just FYI.


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