Thursday – May 14, 2020

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1796 – British Dr Edward Jenner gave the first smallpox vaccine

1804 – Lewis and Clark leave St Louis, beginning their expedition

1897 – Marconi sent the first wireless telegraph

1904 – The Olympic Games were held in the U.S. for the first time — the host city was St Louis

1948 – Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion founded the State of Israel

1973 – The U.S. launched the space station Skylab

News and The Politics out of D.C.

‘UNMASKING’ — THE WORD OF THE DAY — WHO WAS ON THE LIST? (A LOT OF OBAMA PEEPS, INCLUDING BIDEN)

COINCIDENCE? BIDEN REQUESTED FLYNN UNMASKING THE SAME DAY HIS NAME WAS LEAKED TO MEDIA

TRUMP SAYS BIDEN LIED, CALLED THE UNMASKING ‘A MASSIVE THING’

RAND PAUL UNLOADS ON BIDEN AFTER UNMASKING NEWS BREAKS

GOP SENATOR JOHNSON EXPLAINS WHY THE UNMASKING SCANDAL IS A BIG DEAL

WSJ EDITORIAL BOARD: SCHIFF TRANSCRIPTS PROVE HE KNEW THERE WAS NO PROOF OF COLLUSION

SCHUMER IS HYPERVENTILATING OVER ‘OBAMAGATE’ — TED CRUZ DROPS A ONE WORD RESPONSE ON HIM

CNN’S STELTER CAN’T HANDLE ‘OBAMAGATE’ FALLOUT, COMPLAINS ABOUT CONSERVATIVE MEDIA

POLL: BIDEN LEADS NATIONALLY, TRUMP IS AHEAD IN KEY BATTLEGROUND STATES

BIDEN CAMPAIGN CALLED OUT FOR DECEPTIVELY EDITING TRUMP IN AD FEATURING NURSES

BIDEN SPOKESPERSON MELTS DOWN, SLAMS JOURNALIST WITH OFFENSIVE (NOW DELETED) TWEET

FORMER TRUMP CAMPAIGN MANAGER PAUL MANAFORT SENT HOME FROM PRISON – HOME CONFINEMENT

REPUBLICAN SENATOR BURR SURRENDERED HIS PHONE TO FEDS INVESTIGATING STOCK TRADES

GOP FLIPPED A DEM-HELD HOUSE SEAT IN CALIFORNIA FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1998

General News

WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT REVERSES ORDERS CLOSING BUSINESSES

L.A. MAYOR SAYS THE CITY WON’T OPEN COMPLETELY ‘UNTIL WE HAVE A CURE’ (MAYBE NOT THREE MONTHS)

THE LOS ANGELES MAYOR ALSO SAYS YOU HAVE TO WEAR A FACE MASK WHEN YOU LEAVE HOME

92% OF CHICAGO’S COOK COUNTY COVID-19 VICTIMS HAD PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS

VA GOV WANTS HELP ENFORCING LOCKDOWN — SHERIFF SAYS NO WAY

PRO GOLF TOURNAMENTS SET TO RETURN NEXT MONTH — WITH SOME EXPECTED CHANGES

NASCAR IS BACK — FOX ANNOUNCERS WILL BE CALLING THE RACE FROM A STUDIO, NOT THE TRACK

FANCY D.C. AREA PREP SCHOOL SAYS IT WON’T RETURN LOANED FED MONEY

CNN ACTUALLY ADDED GRETA THUNBERG TO A CORONA VIRUS TOWN HALL PANEL

THESE VIRUS FACE MASKS COME WITH A ‘STRAW HOLE’ SO YOU CAN DRINK!

TRAGIC: SINGER MELISSA ETHERIDGE’S 21-YR-OLD SON BECKETT LOST BATTLE WITH OPIOID ADDICTION

Other News Catching My Eye

TWO YEARS AFTER LAS VEGAS MASSACRE — WOMAN MARRIES THE MAN WHO SAVED HER LIFE

PLANES ARE STILL CROWDED — IS IT SAFE TO FLY? (YES AND NO, ER, MAYBE)

CAN COVID-19 SURVIVE ON CASH? (YES, BUUUUUUUT)

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO AL CAPONE’S FORTUNE?

VIDEO: ‘COWBOY GYMNASTICS’ — WHY NOT?

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