Internal Memo for Thursday, 5/16/19

Good afternoon defense contractors,

Apologies for the delay in sending this week’s memo- we were busy diversifying our portfolio in anticipation of the forthcoming hostilities. We’ve already made a major investment in what is sure to be the hottest commodity to come out of a full-blown US-Iran conflict: Argo 2!

Business!

Britney Spears’ manager says she may never return to her Las Vegas residency, or to any sort of performance. He has released a video urging the public to leave his client alone.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers made a cameo appearance in last Sunday’s installment of Game of Thrones. Fans were disappointed he didn’t audible out of the show’s script.

Anna from our Moldovan office, good luck in the Eurovision Semifinal tonight! I promise to “Stay” with you all night long 😉

The House Ways & Means Committee has issued subpoenas to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, instructing them to hand over Donald Trump’s tax returns by this Friday at the latest. Mnuchin and Rettig say they have already delivered the documents to the committee in an inconspicuous can labeled “MIXED NUTS.”

The US State Department has ordered all nonemergency personnel out of Iraq. The move takes the number of diplomats in the country from zero to zero.

Jerry, you are not Andrew Yang’s running mate.

According to the Social Security Administration, 11 children named “Cersei” were born in the United States in 2017. There was also one named “Harry Strickland,” but he quickly died.

In related news, three people were shot dead with a crossbow this week in Passau, Germany. The city has closed all bathrooms until further notice.

Congratulations to everyone who performed in our companywide talent show last night! Jasmine from IT, I didn’t know you could fit that many knives into your left nostril! Way to use that coke habit.

Andrew Munday, a British accountant who stole over $3 million from singer Rita Ora and other high-profile clients, has been sentenced to six years in prison. Munday is said to be seeking extradition to the United States, where Goldman Sachs has offered him the position of CFO.

The price of a single Bitcoin has climbed back up over $7,000, its highest mark this year. Experts predict it will reach $1 trillion by August.

Really looking forward to Gone with the Wind 2. That sequel is WAY overdue.

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Wednesday, 4/24/19

Good day human automatons,

I’d like to open this edition of the memo by telling you all just how grateful I am for your collective years of loyal service to this company. As such, inspired by Elizabeth Warren’s proposal of free public college for all, I’ve decided to institute a new incentive program: free continuing education! That’s right, we will fully fund your part-time pursuit of a Masters, PhD, or MD degree, no strings attached, provided you agree to stay at the company for 40 years. Is that a string? How should I know, I didn’t have access to a wonderful program like this when I was younger!

EDUCATIONAL BUSINESS.

Former Governor of Texas Rick Perry is set to step down as Secretary of Energy, a post he once said he would eliminate if elected president. When asked by reporters why he didn’t do away with the position while serving, Perry said that he wanted to prove that everyone in government was corrupt.

A recent sex trafficking sting at the men’s college basketball Final Four in Minneapolis, Minnesota led to 58 arrests. It is not yet clear to which school Rick Pitino was hoping to recruit those involved.

Anna from PR, have you ever tried a weighted blanket? Cause I just got one…

Roger Stone, arrested last year and charged with crimes related to the Mueller Investigation, is speaking next month at the Paper Moon strip club in Richmond, Virginia. The Paper Moon’s owners say the event is an example of the club’s stated commitment to “put an asshole right in your face.”

An Alabama sheriff’s deputy has been placed on administrative leave after he authored a Facebook post reading, in part, “Liberty. Guns. Bible. Trump. BBQ. That’s my kind of LGBTQ movement,” following the suicide of a local gay teenager. The post has drawn backlash even from several right-wing groups, who say the “Q” clearly should stand for “Q.”

Jerry, Maisie Williams is 22.

The first US study utilizing the powerful gene editing method known as CRISPR has begun at the University of Pennsylvania. The school is hoping to alter its genes become Harvard.

In further gene-editing news, a breakthrough new therapy has, for the first time, cured eight young boys born with SCID, or “Bubble Boy Disease.” So far, seven of the eight have elected to stay in their bubbles.

Feeling a little sluggish at work today? You may have a severe and debilitating malformation of your brain! Please stop by the third-floor conference room immediately for a full frontal lobotomy.

George Zimmerman, the Florida man who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012, has been banned from Tinder. “I don’t care,” Zimmerman said in a statement, “only sociopaths still use Tinder.”

The New York Yankees have decided to stop playing singer Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” during the seventh-inning stretch due to Smith’s history of performing racially insensitive material. “We need to take a long, hard look at our past ignorance,” team president Randy Levine said in a statement. “As such, we will be replacing Kate Smith’s “God Bless America” with Michael Jackson’s powerful and uplifting “Man In The Mirror.”

NB- We will NOT fund your JD. Lawyers only cause problems.

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Wednesday, 1/23/19

Good day, fellow protestors! Remember, you’re either the kid (good) or the toothless voodoo shaman (evil). There is no in between.

BUSINESS.

Vice President Mike Pence‘s wife Karen (Mother) is returning to teaching at a Christian school where she previously spent 12 years, one that has banned openly gay students, parents, and teachers. Ironically, Mrs. Pence will be teaching art.

Elsewhere in institutional homophobia, actor Chris Pratt, who recently became engaged to girlfriend Katherine Schwarzenegger two years after divorcing fellow actor Anna Faris, reportedly attends a church with a history of child molestation and gay conversion therapy. When asked for comment, Pratt insisted he was actually Chris Evans.

Anna from Travel, thanks for booking me into that sexy little chalet in Davos! Where’s your ticket 😉?

Singer Chris Brown has been arrested in Paris on charges of rape. “What’s the big deal?” Brown has since said in a statement, “I’ve done worse.”

The IRS has given hundreds of employees permission to skip work during the extended government shutdown. Experts have praised the IRS for extending such a courtesy, which they liken to the permission the bureau has long given the superrich to skip paying taxes.

Jerry, it was pass interference.

In response to Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s plan to raise the marginal tax rate on assets over $10 million to 70%, Fox News host Sean Hannity has warned that such a measure would stop rich people from remodeling their homes. “And when rich people stop remodeling their homes, who gets hurt?” Hannity told listeners to his radio show, “That’s right: rich people! She’s so young and dumb.”

Novelist MacKenzie Bezos, currently in the process of divorcing Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos in the wake of the latter’s affair with news anchor Lauren Sanchez, stands to get up to half of her husband’s wealth, or $69 billion. Such a windfall would make her the richest woman in the world, and the 78th-richest country.

Did you know National Handwriting Day (today, January 23rdwas established by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association in 1977? And that “their motive is to promote the consumption of pens, pencils and writing paper”? I like their style.

Various videos and accounts of the now-famous standoff between boys from a Catholic prep school in Kentucky and a Native American elder last week continue to emerge, sparking fierce debate about the nature of the interaction in which no physical contact was made by either side. When asked for comment on the student protestors’ actions, Covington Catholic’s principal Bob Rowe said, “Both the school’s and the church’s views on this are pretty clear: the students, like many great Catholic explorers before them, could have gone further with the natives.”

In other Covington Catholic news, the school’s openly gay valedictorian was barred from speaking at graduation last spring because his speech was “inconsistent with the teaching of the Catholic Church.” The speech reportedly contained such statements as, “Love thy neighbor, no matter whom he loves,” and, “Nobody should molest children.”

Which would you rather fight for: the right to life or the right to drum?

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Wednesday, 10/31/18

Back from the dead… IT’S THE HALLOWEEN MEMO.

👻🎃🧟‍♀️

The pumpkins are carved, the children are costumed, and the candies are razorbladed, so LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED.

SPOOKY BUSINESS.

A new survey of millennials found that 57% would rather travel than have sex. 30% said they would rather have sex than travel, while 13% wrote that they “will work for food.”

The entirety of Lake Waitaki, an abandoned town in New Zealand, is for sale for $2.8 million. The remote town is being advertised as “the perfect location to hunt man for sport.”

And the winner of our 16th annual costume contest is… Anna from Maintenance! You ARE a slutty janitor!

British low-cost carrier EasyJet plans on introducing a fleet of battery-powered airplanes by 2030. Experts say EasyJet is the perfect airline to experiment with the high-risk aircraft, as many of its passengers “wouldn’t be missed.”

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has referred a plot to pay a woman to make false claims of sexual assault against him to the FBI for investigation. Mueller got out in front of the potential claims this week, saying that the only person he’s ever wanted to fuck is Donald Trump.

For the love of god, Jerry, at least lose the bone saw.

A Florida woman who says she is Jewish has received death threats after decorating her lawn with a Halloween display depicting skeletons in a concentration camp as a means of protesting her homeowners association. “I know my history,” Susan Lamerton told local reporters Tuesday, “and Hitler’s HOA eventually caved.”

In other Florida news, the state’s Commission on Ethics has found that the mayor of a town near West Palm Beach promised a constituent he would erect speed bumps in exchange for sex. “This is nothing,” Mayor David Stewart said in a deposition. “You should see the price for a stoplight.”

BOO! Our Q3 numbers are SCAAAAARRRYYYY!! And that’s not a good thing.

Senator Lindsey Graham has said he will introduce legislation aimed at banning birthright citizenship after Donald Trump suggested drafting an executive order with the same goal. “The only thing that should determine your citizenship is your race,” Graham said in a recent statement. “Whoops.”

British scientists have taught dogs to diagnose malaria in patients by smelling their socks. “This is a very exciting development,” professor Steve Lindsay of Durham University told reporters, “one that will greatly increase diagnosis rates in areas with access to quality footwear and specially-bred dogs with hours upon hours of vigorous training by highly-skilled professionals.”

This Halloween, let us remember the less fortunate: the dead.

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Wednesday, 2/1/17

Hola amigos!  Es El Chairmanista!  Yo sneako a qui bêfore el Wall-e!  Now DAME MAS TU JOBS.

Fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine has escalated in the past several days, with each side blaming the other for violating a negotiated ceasefire.  The rebels have reportedly lost at least five soldiers, including three who worked on Donald Trump’s campaign.

A New Jersey man has died after a dumbbell flew through his car windshield and struck him last week.  The incident is the 5,540th dumbbell-related death in New Jersey so far this year.

Great news, everybody- Anna from Legal has signed a new four-year contract!  Although I can’t imagine what legal action she could possibly take during that time…

Peyton Manning appeared alongside Donald Trump as a speaker at the GOP retreat in Philadelphia last week, sparking renewed debate about the long-term effects of concussions.

A disturbing new Stanford study shows that 12 out of 10 middle school, high school, and college students can’t tell the difference between real and fake news.

Jerry, you are not “the office Sally Yates.”

Actress Mary Tyler Moore died last week at the age of 80, proving once and for all that working women can’t have it all.

According to reports, some senior members of the Trump White House maintained private email accounts on a Republican National Committee server until last week.  All have since disabled said accounts, except for Steve Bannon, who refused to delete what he called “20 years of research on the Jews.”

Eenie, meenie, miney, moe, catch a tiger by the toe… and that’s animal abuse!  To learn more workplace dos and don’ts, stop by our annual HR luncheon this Friday at 1 PM in Conference Room C.  Don’t forget your toothbrush!

Donald Trump’s visit to Palm Beach, FL this weekend will be his second vacation since being sworn in as president two weeks ago.  Unfortunately, neither appears to be permanent.

A Nazi-themed café in Indonesia has shut down due to a lack of customers, but the owner says he plans on reopening in a more “strategic” location.  “People don’t love Nazis here, but I have found a place where they do,” owner Henry Mulyana told local reporters.  “The American White House.”

Yo quiero (a) Taco Bell (staffed by robots).

-The Chairman

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