DAILY BRIEFINGThe Moron's Daily Briefing
Dec. 5 - On this date in 1484, Pope Innocent VIII released a papal bull to combat the spread of witchcraft and heresy in Germany. The bull was, alas, less interested in fighting these affronts to civilization than in finding romantically-inclined heifers and was subsequently relieved of his duties.
Witchcraft and heresy therefore flourished and eventually caused Protestants.
Walt Disney was born 101 years ago today. He shares his birthday with Morgan Brittany (1951), Jim Messina (1947), Little Richard (1932), Otto Preminger (1906), George Armstrong Custer (1839), and Martin Van Buren (1782).
It's still not a significant holiday anywhere.
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