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October 27, 1838

On October 27, 1838, Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issued his famous ‘Extermination Order”. This was the official order that told all Mormons to leave the state or to be killed. When asked why he was picking on the Mormons… Continue reading

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November 3, 1998

On November 3, 1998, the state of Minnesota elected former pro wrestler Jesse “The Body” Ventura as its governor. He promptly showed how crazy he was. In 2003 the state of California said “whatever you can do I can do better” and elected actor Arnold Schwarzenegger as governor. He did not go on an immediate … Continue reading

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