Tuesday – May 12, 2020

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1874 – Elijah McCoy gets a patent for his folding ironing table — McCoy was a prolific inventor with 57 patents and the likely inspiration for the term, ‘the real McCoy’

1935 – Bill W and Dr Bob S founded Alcoholics Anonymous

1963 – Bob Dylan walked out on the Ed Sullivan Show (The network didn’t like the song he wanted to sing)

1978 – The Commerce Dept declared we would no longer exclusively naming hurricanes using female names 

2002 – Former President Jimmy Carter visited Fidel Castro’s Cuba (the first U.S. President — in or out of office)

News and The Politics out of D.C.

PRESIDENT TRUMP ESCALATES FUED WITH OBAMA – CLAIMS OBAMA WAS INVOLVED IN A CRIME

PRESS BRIEFING GETS TENSE, ENDS ABRUPTLY AS TRUMP CLASHED WITH TWO REPORTERS

THE PRESIDENT, JOURNALISTS SHRED LIBERAL CBS REPORTER FOR PRESS CONFERENCE BEHAVIOR

THE SENATE IS GOING TO HEAR FROM DR FAUCI TODAY — CHUCK SCHUMER TELLS THE DOC TO ‘LET IT RIP’

SEN MAJORITY LEADER MCCONNELL: OBAMA ‘SHOULD HAVE KEPT HIS MOUTH SHUT’ ABOUT VIRUS RESPONSE

OBAMAGATE: OBAMA’S TOP BRASS MAKES PUBLIC STATEMENTS CONTRADICTING THEIR UNDER OATH TESTIMONY

UNMASKING THE UNMASKERS — GRENELL DECLASSIFIED LIST OF OBAMA OFFICIALS INVOLVED IN FLYNN MESS

ALSO IN DECLASSIFIED DOCS — CROWDSTRIKE CLAIMED RUSSIANS DID NOT STEAL DNC EMAILS

KEEP AN EYE ON THE SUPREME COURT TODAY — TRUMP’S TAX RETURNS ARE UP FOR DISCUSSION

JEZEBEL WRITER UNDER FIRE FOR SAYING SHE’S BE HAPPY IF STEPHEN MILLER GOT THE VIRUS AND DIED

General News

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE

NY GOV IS NOW CALLING COVID-19 THE ‘EUROPEAN VIRUS’

PA GOV THREATENS COUNTIES THAT DEFY HIS ORDERS — HE WILL WITHHOLD MONEY

NY GOV ANNOUNCED OPENING OF THREE REGIONS THIS WEEK

CO GOV ORDERED A RESTAURANT CLOSED FOR DEFYING HIS ORDERS

THINKING ABOUT GOING TO SPAIN? PLAN ON BEING QUARANTINED

AMERICA’S BIGGEST MALL OWNER SAYS 50% OF THEIR PROPERTIES WILL BE OPEN THIS WEEKEND

ELON MUSK RE-OPENS HIS CALIFORNIA PLANT — DEFYING COUNTY’S ORDER

THE COUNTY FOLDS…ALLOWS TESLA PLANT’S ‘MINIMUM OPERATION’

BRYAN ADAMS ON AN EXPLETIVE-LADEN TWITTER RANT SLAMMING CHINA OVER VIRUS SHUT DOWN

Other News Catching My Eye

REPORT: ‘MURDER HORNET’ STINGS MAN IN THE EYE BROW — HE DIED!

MIKE TYSON WANTS TO FIGHT AGAIN

NYC DRIVE-IN THEATER IS DOING BIG BUSINESS IN THE TIME OF THE VIRUS

WILL DISINFECTING DRONES BE USED BY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL?

19-YR-OLD TICKETED FOR DRIVING OVER 190MPH (YOU WANNA KNOW WHAT KIND OF CAR, RIGHT?)

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