Monday – December 17, 2018

Monday’s Two-Minute Drill

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1777 – France recognized America’s claim of independence (they also loaned us money to fight for it)

1903 – Kitty Hawk, NC was the site of the Wright bothers’ first flight by a ‘heavier than air’ craft

1944 – The U.S. announced the end of the internment of Japanese Americans

1969 – The U.S. military ends “Project Blue Book” (the search for extra terrestrial life found no evidence of such) 

News and The Politics out of D.C.

OBAMACARE INVALIDATED BY A JUDGE — WHAT DOES IT MEAN

TRUMP NAMED MULVANEY AS HIS ACTING CHIEF OF STAFF (MULVANEY ONCE CALLED HIM A ‘TERRIBLE PERSON’)

WILL THE WH INSISTENCE ON MONEY FOR A WALL AT THE SOUTHERN BORDER CAUSE A PARTIAL GOV’T SHUTDOWN?

SCHUMER SAYS THE WALL WILL NEVER HAPPEN, KEEPS PUSHING TRUMP’S ‘TEMPER TANTRUM’ LINE

THE PRESIDENT WANTS COURTS TO LOOK INTO ‘UNFAIR’ NEWS COVERAGE

TRUMP’S INTERIOR SECRETARY ZINKE TO STEP DOWN AMID ETHICS INVESTIGATION

FORMER CONGRESSMAN (THE LONGEST SERVING EVER) WANTS TO ABOLISH THE SENATE, ELECTORAL COLLEGE… WANT TO GUESS WHAT PARTY HE REPRESENTS


General News

GREEN BERET CHARGED WITH MURDERING AN AFGHAN BOMB MAKER —  TRUMP SAYS HE WILL REVIEW THE CASE

 THE FCC SAYS TEXT MESSAGING IS ‘NOT TAXABLE’ — SO CALIFORNIA DROPPED THE UPCOMING VOTE TO DO JUST THAT

AMAZON’S MUSLIM WORKERS WANT MORE TIME TO PRAY WHILE ON THE JOB…AND, THEY WANT TO BE PAID FOR IT

TRUCKER SAYS DOGS THROWN FROM MOVING CAR ON NY HIGHWAY

DELIVERY ROBOT AT U C BERKLEY BURSTS INTO FLAMES, STUDENTS HOLD A VIGIL (of course they did)

BRAZIL’S ‘JOHN OF GOD’ ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ABUSE BY MORE THAN 200

CITY COUNCIL MANDATES SCHOOLS TEACH ‘BOYS CAN HAVE PERIODS TOO’

THE MERRIAM-WEBSTER WORD OF THE YEAR IS…


Strange News Catching My Eye


PARROT ORDERS TREATS AND MORE VIA AMAZON ALEXA


DOES YOUR NATIVITY SCENE HAVE A ‘CAGANER?’ — IT’S A BIG DEAL IN SPAIN


THERE’S A NEW MISS UNIVERSE…FROM THE PHILIPPINES — THE TRANSGENDER CONTESTANT DID NOT MAKE THE TOP 20


GOT A SPARE $150,000 SITTING AROUND? YOU CAN GET A TREEHOUSE SHAPED LIKE A GIANT PINECONE (IT SLEEPS TWO)


EGYPT UNEARTHS AN ANCIENT PREIST’S NEVER-LOOTED, 4,400-YEAR-OLD TOMB — RELATIVELY UNTOUCHED


WOULD YOU PAY $2000 FOR A BETTER ORGASM? SOME WOMEN ARE…

THOSE FOOD VENDORS AT MLB PARKS DON’T ALWAYS PASS HEALTH INSPECTIONS

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