Friday – August 20, 2021

From the PureOpelka podcast

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1667 – John Milton publishes “Paradise Lost” – an epic poem about the fall of Adam & Eve

1920 – Pro Football is born as the American Professional Football Conference is created. 

1940 – Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico

1974 – President Gerald Ford names Nelson Rockefeller as his VP

1996 – The US minimum wage jumps .90 / hour to $5.15/hr

News and The Politics out of D.C.

POLL: AMERICANS BLAME BIDEN, NOT TRUMP FOR AFGHANISTAN DEBACLEREPORT: JOE BIDEN AVOIDED

BORIS JOHNSON’S CALLS FOR 36 HOURS

BIDEN CLAIMS TALIBAN GOING THRU AN ‘EXISTENTIAL CRISIS’

THEY KNEW — LEAKED: STATE DEPT MEMO WARNED OF AFGHAN COLLAPSE

GET READY TO BE PISSED… HERE’S HOW MUCH ‘WEAPONRY’ WE LEFT THE TALIBAN

REPORT: BIDEN ADMIN CHARGES AMERICANS $2000 TO FLY OUT OF AFGHANISTAN

PENTAGON REPORT REVEALS BIDEN AND MILLEY INFLATED AFGHAN ARMY NUMBERS

TOM COTTON HELPS AFGHAN AMERICANS GET HOME AFTER MEDIA MATTERS MOCKED HIM

FORMER CAPTAIN OF AFGHAN FEMALE FOOTBALLS TELLS PLAYERS TO BURN UNIFORMS, DELETE PICS AS TALIBAN TAKES OVER

CNN ON BIDEN’S AFGHANISTAN MESS… ‘IF THIS ISN’T FAILURE, WHAT DOES FAILURE LOOK LIKE?’

HAVING SOLVED THE BORDER CRISIS, VP HARRIS HEADS TO SINGAPORE AND VIETNAM

ELIZABETH WARREN SAYS ACCESS TO ABORTION IS A “BASIC” RIGHT… LIKE VOTING

REP LAUREN BOEBERT UNDER SCRUTINY FOR MISUSING CAMPAIGN DONATIONS

DEM TED LIEU’s CAMPAIGN PAID OVER $15K TO HIS WIFE’S SCHOOL BOARD CAMPAIGN

POLICE ARREST MAN WHO THREATENED TO BLOW UP HIS CAR NEAR THE CAPITOL

AIR FORCE ACADEMY CADETS FORCED TO WATCH A BLACK LIVES MATTER VIDEO

THREE FULLY VACCINATED SENATORS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID

General News

NYC SMALL BIZ OWNERS SUE MAYOR OVER ‘UNDUE BURDENSOME’ REGULATIONS

STUDY: HERE IS THE LATEST ON VACCINE EFFECTIVENESS

‘FLORIDA MAN’ (AND WOMAN) BUSTED FOR USING FAKE VACCINE CARDS TO FLY TO HAWAII

MORE THAN 3000 FAKE VACCINE CARDS SEIZED AT A U.S. AIRPORT

64-YR-OLD MAN REMOVED FROM TRANSPLANT WAITING LIST BECAUSE HE REJECTED THE VACCINE

BASED ON EDUCATION, WHO IS THE MOST VACCINE-HESITANT GROUP (GUESS BEFORE YOU CLICK)

THOSE PLASTIC BARRIERS AT STORES, RESTAURANTS… MAKE IT EASIER TO SPREAD COVID

BRITISH MAN REFUSED TO WEAR A MASK IN SINGAPORE, GETS SIX WEEKS IN JAIL, PSYCHE EVAL

TRUANT DEMS BACK IN TEXAS, STATE SET TO PASS NEW ELECTION LAW

GET READY FOR RENTAL INFLATION… BIG INCREASES ARE HAPPENING

UTAH TEACHER WHO TRASHED TRUMP IN CLASSROOMS, CAMPAIGN FOR VACCINATIONS IS NO LONGER EMPLOYED BY THE SCHOOL

Other News Catching My Eye

CHECK OUT THE ‘YELLOWSTONE’ SEASON PREMIERE PREVIEW HERE

GREEN BAY PACKERS’ ‘THROWBACK’ UNIFORMS GET SLAMMED

BRITNEY SPEARS UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR BATTERY AFTER ‘SWIPING’ STAFFERS PHONE

NINE INCH NAILS JOINS GARTH BROOKS IN CANCELLING TOUR OVER COVID WORRIES

VOLVO TAKES DELIVER OF FIRST FOSSIL-FREE STEEL

HUMANOID ROBOTS FROM TESLA? ELON MUSK SAYS THEY’RE COMING, NEXT YEAR

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