Tuesday, January 8, 2019

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1908 – A subway line opens linking the island of Manhattan with Brooklyn

1940 – Great Britain begins rationing sugar, meat and butter

1958 – 14-yr-old Bobby Fisher wins the US Chess Championship

1962 – “La Gioconda” aka The Mona Lisa comes to America for the first time — President Kennedy attended the opening 

2011 – Six people died, 13 more injured (including Congresswoman Gabby Giffords) in a mass shooting in Arizona

News and The Politics out of D.C.

PRESIDENT TRUMP TO DELIVER PRIMETIME ADDRESS FROM THE OVAL OFFICE — SOME NETS CONSIDERED SKIPPING IT

PELOSI AND SCHUMER DEMANDING ‘EQUAL TIME’ FROM TV AFTER TRUMP’S ADDRESS

TRUMP IS HEADING TO THE BORDER ON THURSDAY

WHITE HOUSE ANNOUNCED THAT TAX REFUNDS WILL NOT BE DELAYED BY PARTIAL GOV’T SHUTDOWN

SPEAKING OF TAXES — THE FACTS: THE TOP 20% PAYS ALMOST 90% OF THE TAXES IN AMERICA

48 MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ARE REFUSING OR DONATING THEIR PAYCHECKS DURING THE SHUTDOWN

WILL JOE BIDEN MAKE A RUN? HE SAYS HE WILL DECIDE SOON

RUTH BADER GINSBURG MISSES WORK AT THE SUPREME COURT FOR THE FIRST TIME

WHOOPI GOLDBERG’S ADVICE TO AOC… ‘STOP POOPING ON DEMOCRATS’

SNOOP DOGG CALLS PRESIDENT TRUMP A N*GGER, A MOTHERF*CKER AND MORE

General News

TN GOV GRANTS CLEMENCY TO WOMAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR KILLING A SEX TRAFFICKER

CBS NEWS PROMOTES VETERAN PRODUCER SUSAN ZIRINSKY TO LEAD NEWS DIVISION

CENSUS QUESTION ABOUT CITIZENSHIP IS SPARKING LEGAL CHALLENGES

AMAZON PASSES APPLE AS THE MOST-VALUABLE PUBLIC COMPANY IN AMERICA

DESPITE HUGE NFL RATINGS LEAD-IN, GOLDEN GLOBES RATINGS SLIDE

MAYBE THE GOLDEN GLOBES SHOULD AVOID SHOUT-OUTS TO SATAN???

BIGGEST WINNER AT THE GOLDEN GLOBES??? THE FIJI WATER LADY

KEVIN SPACEY PLEADS NOT GUILTY

UNIVERSITY SPEND $10.6 MILLION ON DIVERSITYCONSERVATIVE

WRITER DEFENDED KEVIN HART ON TWITTER — GETS A 12-HOUR SUSPENSION

DI$NEY HIKES TICKET PRICES BEFORE NEW ‘STAR WARS’ LAND OPENING (A FAMILY OF FOUR WILL PAY $621 JUST TO GET IN)

Strange News Catching My Eye

BAR BANNED WOMAN FOR WEARING A T-SHIRT DEFINING WHAT A WOMAN IS

DENVER IS CLOSE TO LEGALIZING MAGIC MUSHROOMS

‘HOLY COW!’ (LITERALLY) — ONE-EYED COW IS WORSHIPPED AS A GOD

STRANDED: PASSENGERS STUCK ON PLANE FOR TWO HOURS AFTER A MAN DIED ON THEIR PLANE

CRIMINALS GET HIT WITH THE KARMA HAMMER:     

  HE WANTED HER CELL PHONE, THE MMA FIGHTER GAVE HIM A BEATING SO BAD, HE BEGGED HER TO CALL THE COPS

     KIDNAPPER CHASED WOULD-BE VICTIM INTO A KARATE STUDIO — YOU KNOW HOW THIS ENDS

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