Friday – May 29, 2020

Mike Opelka ยท Two-Minute Drill: Some inspiring wisdom from Ronald Wilson Reagan

National (World) Biscuit Day

158 Days until the election 

Meme du Jour

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1790 – Rhode Island became the 13th State in our Union

1848 – Wisconsin became a state — #30

1949 – Abraham Lincoln is granted a patent for his device to lift boats over shoals (The only president with a patent.)

1886 – Coca-Cola advertised for the first time (it had been invented the year before)

1919 – The pop-up toaster was patented by Charles Strite of Stillwater, OK

1953 – MT Everest conquered by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

1961 – The first food stamps were issued to a couple from West Virginia

1971 – The Rolling Stones hit #1 with ‘Brown Sugar’

News and The Politics out of D.C.

TRUMP SIGNED EXECUTIVE ORDER SQUEEZING AMERICAN SOCIAL MEDIA

AND THEN, TWITTER CENSORED THE PRESIDENT’S TWEET SAYING IT GLORIFIED VIOLENCE

THE PRESIDENT TELLS MINNEAPOLIS MAYOR TO TAKE CONTROL OR HE WILL

NEW FBI DOCS CONFIRM TRUMP CAMPAIGN WAS INVESTIGATED WITHOUT JUSTIFICATION

LINDSEY GRAHAM URGES OLDER JUDGES TO STEP ASIDE SO TRUMP CAN REPLACE THEM NOW

BIDEN AND WAPO PUSH AD PROMOTING MASKS — EVEN OUTSIDE — THEN, TRUMP CAMPAIGN DROPS THIS

BIDEN VP CANDIDATE AMY KLOBUCHAR DECLINED TO PROSECUTE COP AT CENTER OF FLOYD KILLING

SENATOR TIM KAINE AND HIS WIFE TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-1984 ANTIBODIES

General News

PROTESTERS BREAK INTO MINNEAPOLIS POLICE PRECINCT, SET IT ON FIRE

COLLECTED COVERAGE OF PROTESTS IN MINNEAPOLIS AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY

GEORGE FLOYD’S GIRLFRIEND ON HOW HE WOULD HAVE REACTED TO THE RIOTS AND BURNING OF HIS CITY

TENNESSEE POLICE CHIEF TELLS OFFICERS WHO DON’T SEE PROBLEMS WITH FLOYD ARREST TO TURN IN THEIR BADGES

KAEPERNICK IS BACK — SUPPORTING THE VIOLENT RESPONSE TO FLOYD KILLING

CARDI B ON RIOTS, ‘IT IS WHAT IT IS’

THE MN COP WHO KILLED GEORGE FLOYD HAD A HISTORY OF COMPLAINTS

AT LEAST 30 PEOPLE ARRESTED AT NYC PROTEST OVER THE KILLING OF GEORGE FLOYD

SEVEN SHOT (ONE CRITICALLY) IN LOUISVILLE PROTEST FOR BREONNA TAYLOR

FRIDAY’S VIRUS UPDATES

NOW YOU CAN GET FIRED FOR NOT WEARING A MASK AT WORK

98.1% OF COVID-1984 DEATHS IN MASS HAD UNDERLYING HEALTH CONDITIONS

THERE ARE MORE PEOPLE OUT OF WORK IN AMERICA THAN LIVING IN CALIFORNIA

SCIENTISTS IN JAPAN CREATE VIRUS WITH THE POTENTIAL TO FIGHT CANCER

ONE MOVIE THEATER CHAIN IS LOOKING TO OPEN AGAIN IN JULY

Other News Catching My Eye

MASSIVE, POST-VIRUS LOCKDOWN ORGY PLANNED… 

THERE’S A NEW, OLDEST MAN IN AMERICA (BECAUSE THE LAST ONE PASSED AWAY AT 112)

GOOGLE TELLS WORKERS WHO WANT TO STAY HOME THEY CAN EXPENSE $1000 IN OFFICE FURNITURE

AUTO THEFTS SURGING DURING LOCKDOWN AND SUBSEQUENT UNEMPLOYMENT SPIKE

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