Monday – December 16, 2019

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1653 – Oliver Cromwell became the “Lord Protector” (or Dictator) over England, Scotland and Ireland

1773 – The Boston Tea Party happened 

1835 – A massive fire in NYC destroyed 674 buildings, including the NY Stock Exchange and Post Office

2000 – General Colin Powell is selected to become America’s first black Secretary of State

News and The Politics out of D.C.

HOUSE WILL VOTE ON IMPEACHMENT, SENATE PREPARES FOR A TRIAL…HERE’S WHAT’S COMING

TRUMP HASN’T BEEN IMPEACHED BY THE HOUSE (YET)…BUT, SENATE DEMS ARE COMPLAINING HOUSE THE GOP IS RIGGING THE TRIAL

DEM HOUSE REP JEFF VAN DREW SET TO JUMP TO THE GOP, FIVE AIDES RESIGN

NADLER BRUSHED OFF VAN DREW’S PLANNED MOVE TO THE GOP, CLAIMS HE CAN’T GET NOMINATED

COMEY’S SUNDAY INTERVIEW… ADMITS HE WAS WRONG ON FISA, STILL DEFIANT ON DOSSIER

PRESIDENT TRUMP TO COMEY…WHERE’S MY APOLOGY?

NUNES TO SCHIFF: YOU NEED REHABILITATION AFTER IG REPORT

BIDEN’S POLLING NUMBERS SHOW GROWTH AHEAD OF THE NEXT DEBATE

WATCH: BIDEN TO TEACHERS ABOUT THEIR STUDENTS, ‘I HOPE YOU TOUCH THEM…’

BERNIE TAKES BATTING PRACTICE, MAKES A PITCH TO SAVE 42 MINOR LEAGUE TEAMS

DEMS WHINE ABOUT ‘FAIRNESS’ IN IMPEACHMENT TRIAL FOLLOWING GRAHAM’S STATEMENTS EXPOSED: DNC INFIGHTING OVER THE DEBATE QUALIFICATIONS 

‘FIGHT FOR $15’ SAID TO HURT POOR MORE THAN IT HELPS — FROM THE NONPARTISAN CBO

U.S. SECRETLY EXPELS CHINESE DIPLOMATS WHO BREACHED A MILITARY BASE

MONTAGE FROM GRABIEN: MEDIA TO AMERICA, ‘OF COURSE THE STEELE DOSSIER IS TRUE’

CAN’T BLAME THEM… NAVY PILOTS DEMAND RIGHT TO CARRY GUNS FOLLOWING PENSACOLA SHOOTING

SAUDI STUDENT ARRESTED IN NEW MEXICO — WITH A HAND GUN AND A HITLIST

FROM THE ‘YES, IT’S ILLEGAL’ FILE: ILLINOIS TOWN POSTS A JOB OPENING… ‘DEMOCRATS ONLY’

General News

AFTER VIEWER BACKLASH, THE HALLMARK CHANNEL PULLS AD FEATURING A LESBIAN WEDDING

AND THEN…HALLMARK CHANNEL ANNOUNCED IT WAS PUTTING THE ADS BACK ON THE AIR

AMERICA LEADS THE WORLD IN A STAT WE PROBABLY WON’T BE PROUD OF… SINGLE PARENT HOUSEHOLDS

HARVEY WEINSTEIN SAYS HE DESERVES AN AWARD FOR WHAT HE HAS DONE TO HELP WOMEN

MILITARY ACADEMIES ARE PROBING POSSIBLE ‘WHITE POWER’ HAND GESTURE AT LAST WEEKEND’S GAME

NEWTOWN, CT HIGH SCHOOL WINS STATE FOOTBALL TITLE ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MASSACRE

CLIMATE WARRIOR AND ‘PERSON OF THE YEAR’ GRETA THUNBERG HAS TO APOLOGIZE FOR HER TWEET THREATENING TO PUT WORLD LEADERS ‘UP AGAINST THE WALL’ IF THEY WON’T FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

TURKEY’S MILITARY IS ABOUT TO DEPLOY A FLEET OF DRONES WITH MACHINE GUNS WA MAN HAD HIS GUNS TAKEN AWAY IN A ‘RED-FLAG’

CASE OVER A MEME HE POSTED (HE EVENTUALLY GOT THEM BACK…BUT, STILL HAD TO GO TO COURT, ET.)

S.F.’s 24-HR A DAY PUBLIC TOILETS COST THE CITY ALMOST $30/FLUSH — IS IT WORTH IT? (THEY SAY YES)

JUMANJI SEQUEL CRUSHED AT AT THE BOX OFFICE — SEE THE WEEKEND TOTALS HERE

AUSSIE COUPLE TOSSED OUT THEIR WEDDING RINGS… AFTER SIFTING THROUGH 30 TONS OF TRASH, EUREKA! 

Strange News Catching My Eye

CEO OF START-UP COMPANY GETS THE BOOT AFTER CLAIMING $76K IN STRIP CLUB EXPENSES

IF YOU’RE A FAN OF UFO SIGHTINGS, 2019 WAS A BANNER YEAR FOR YOU

#CONTROL: BRITISH SCHOOLS ARE BLOCKING KIDS FROM GOING INTO CERTAIN STORES AFTER SCHOOL…

PORCH PIRATE LEAVES ‘THANK YOU’ TO FROM ‘THE NEW OWNER OF YOUR PACKAGE’

THE ‘CLAMPETT’ MANSION WAS SOLD FOR $150 MILLION (WHO BOUGHT IT? RUPERT MURDOCH’S SON)

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