Monday – August 3, 2020

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National Watermelon Day

(It’s also St Lydia Day — patron saint of cloth dyers — who knew?)

Countdown to the 2020 Election — 92 days to go!

Meme du Jour

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1492 – Columbus leaves Spain, headed to what he believed to be the Indies

1610 – Henry Hudson discovers a huge bay on Canada’s east coast, names it for himself

1949 – The NBA was formed1958 – US nuclear submarine Nautilus crossed the North Pole underwater – a first

1972 – (Sir) Paul McCartney announced the formation of his new band, Wings

1977 – Radio Shack (‘memba them?) launched the TRS-80, a personal computer

1981 – Air traffic controllers went on strike — it didn’t end well for them

2004 – The Statue of Liberty’s pedestal re-opened to visitors following the closure after the attacks of 9/11 — almost three years earlier.

News and The Politics out of D.C.

TRUMP TO ACCEPT GOP NOMINATION IN PRIVATE, RNC OFFICIAL SAYS

PELOSI SAYS SHE HAS NO CONFIDENCE IN DR. BIRX (BECAUSE… TRUMP)

MEANWHILE, DR BIRX HAS A NEW WARNING ON THE VIRUS

TOP DEM CALLS TRUMP ‘MUSSOLINI,’ THROWS SHADE ON ELECTION PLANS

CONGRESS IS LOOKING TO MAKE $600/WK PAYMENTS RETROACTIVE

DEM STRATEGISTS TO BIDEN: WHATEVER YOU DO, DON’T DEBATE TRUMP

BIDEN WAS CRITICAL OF TRUMP’S PPP PROGRAM AS HIS SON-IN-LAW GOT $$$$

RUBIO CALLS KAREN BASS A CASTRO SYMPATHIZER

“SHOULDN’T YOU HAVE KNOWN BY THEN?” KAREN BASS PRESSED ON CUBA LOVE

FORMER NSA TECH SAYS CIA FABRICATED RUSSIAGATE “EVIDENCE”

JUSTICE GINSBURG DIDN’T TELL US HER CANCER RETURNED FOR FOUR MONTHS

MICROSOFT’S PURCHASE OF TICTOK LOOKS TO BE BACK ONHERE’S

THE WITNESS LIST FOR THE CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON ANTIFA

TRAGIC: 8 MARINES PRESUMED DEAD AFTER CA TRAINING EXERCISE

General News

HURRICANE ISAIAS HEADS UP THE EAST COAST, TARGETS I-95 CORRIDOR

VIRUS UPDATES: FL CASES DECLINE, DEATHS DROP TO LOWEST IN WEEKS

BIG PHARMA TO BE EXEMPT FROM LIABILITY FROM COVID-19 VACCINE

GROUP OF PAC-12 PLAYERS URGE OPT-OUT OVER VIRUS, RACISM

PORTLAND’S ‘PEACEFUL PROTESTERS’ BURN BIBLES, FLAGS, CARRY PIG’S HEAD

PROTESTERS LEAVE DOWNTOWN PORTLAND, NOT WELCOME IN SUBURBS

BTW, PORTLAND’S HOMICIDES BROKE A 30 YEAR RECORD IN JULY

MN CITY GOV’T ADVISES CITIZENS TO COOPERATE WITH CRIMINALS (NOT COPS???)

BIG SPIKES IN GUN VIOLENCE IN NYC AND CHICAGO — YEAR OVER YEAR NUMBERS

CHICAGO DUNKIN’ EMPLOYEE ARRESTED AFTER COP FOUND THIS IN COFFEE

COACH MIKE DITKA WOULD HAVE BENCHED ANY KNEELING PLAYERS

PRO-LIFE STUDENTS ARRESTED FOR CHALKING A MESSAGE OUTSIDE DC PLANNED PARENTHOOD 

DC POLICE EXPLAIN WHY THEY ARRESTED THE STUDENTS

NY BAR THAT HAD THE “F*CK CUOMO” MENU LOSES ITS LIQUOR LICENSE

ELLEN DEGENERES GETTING HEAT FROM TWO BIG NAMES

REPORT: ELLEN WANTS OUT OF SHOW, JAMES CORDEN SET TO REPLACE

BILL MAHER HAS DECIDED TO PUSH BACK ON CANCEL CULTURE

LENA DUNHAM SHARES HER COVID-19 DRAMATIC EXPERIENCE

Other News Catching My Eye

HISTORIC SPLASHDOWN — SPACEX’S DRAGON RETURNS TO EARTH

HOW MANY BURMESE PYTHONS WERE REMOVED FROM THE EVERGLADES

IMPATIENT COW MOOS AT FARMER’S WINDOW EVERY MORNING (WANTS A HUG)

THE COIN SHORTAGE IS GETTING WORSE

1/3RD OF AMERICANS RELY ON NEWS SOURCES THEY SEE AS UNRELIABLE

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