Thursday – May 9, 2019

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1754 – THE FIRST NEWSPAPER CARTOON APPEARED IN BEN FRANKLIN’S PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE

1864 – UNION GENERAL JOHN SEDGEWICK WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY A CONFEDERATE SHARPSHOOTER — HIS LAST WORDS REPORTED TO BE, “They couldn’t hit an elephant at this dist–“

1914 – MOTHER’S DAY BECOMES A HOLIDAY

1964 – A LASER WAS BOUNCED OFF THE SURFACE OF THE MOON FOR THE FIRST TIME

1974 – THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE BEGINS FORMAL IMPEACHMENT HEARING SO PRESIDENT NIXON

News and The Politics out of D.C.

PRESIDENT TRUMP MOCKS ‘MAYOR PETE’ AT FLORIDA RALLY

REVEALED: DONALD TRUMP JR HAS BEEN SUBPOENAED TO TESTIFY TO A SENATE COMMITTEE

BARR BATTLE ESCALATES AS HOUSE PANEL VOTES TO FIND THE AG IN CONTEMPT OF CONGRESS

HELLO JERRY — NADLER CALLS CONFLICT WITH TRUMP WHITE HOUSE AND BARR A ‘CRISIS’

SPEAKING OF A CRISIS…THE FEDS RELEASED 168,000 FAMILY MEMBERS INTO COMMUNITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY

BIDEN SAYS AMERICA IS OBLIGATED TO PAY FOR HEALTHCARE FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

SHOCK: NINTH CIRCUIT COURT APPROVED TRUMP’S ‘WAIT IN MEXICO’ POLICY FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS

1% OF THE POPULATION OF GUATEMALA AND HONDURAS HAS ENTERED AMERICA SINCE SEPTEMBER

A POSSIBLY MESSY FIRST DEMOCRAT DEBATE IS 49 DAYS AWAY…20 CANDIDATES WILL PARTICIPATE (10 IN EACH DEBATE) 

IF YOU CAN’T FIX IT, OWN IT — MITCH MCCONNELL’S CAMPAIGN IS SELLING ‘COCAINE MITCH’ T-SHIRTS

U.S.-CHINA TRADE TALKS — THE LATEST ROUND STARTS TODAY IN D.C. — TARIFF DEADLINE LOOMS

BREAKING: NORTH KOREA LAUNCHED AN UNIDENTIFIED PROJECTILE AROUND 3:30AM EASTERN TIME

General News

COLORADO COMMUNITY MOURNS A HERO WHO DIED TAKING DOWN A SCHOOL SHOOTER

THREE OTHER STUDENTS ALSO HAILED AS HEROES FOR DISARMING SHOOTER

FLORIDA SCHOOLS CAN ARM TEACHERS UNDER NEW LAW

JUDGE ORDERS 3-YR OLD TO BEGIN CHEMOTHERAPY DESPITE PARENTS’ OBJECTION

DENVER NARROWLY VOTES TO DECRIMINALIZE ‘MAGIC MUSHROOMS’

WORLD’S RICHEST MAN SET TO TALK ABOUT HIS SECRETIVE ‘BLUE ORIGIN’ SPACE PROJECT TODAY

R. KELLY’S INABILITY TO READ SPARKED JUDGE TO REVERSE A JUDGEMENT AGAINST THE DISGRACED FORMER STAR

HERE’S YOUR ROYAL BABY UPDATE

Strange News Catching My Eye

HOW BORED ARE WE? STUDY SHOWS AMERICANS ARE BORED 131 DAYS EACH YEAR

CALIFORNIA COUPLE ORDERED TO PAY ALMOST $600K AFTER REMOVING AN OAK TREE ON THEIR OWN PROPERTY

A NEW GAME SHOW RECORD IS SET (AND, IT DOESN’T HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH ‘JEOPARDY!’)

FLORIDA WOMAN PULLS ALLIGATOR FROM HER PANTS DURING TRAFFIC STOP

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