Wednesday, January 9, 2019

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1776 – Thomas Paine published “Common Sense” — calling for complete independence from King George III

1908 – Count Zeppelin announced plans for an airship to carry 100 people

1956 – The first ‘Dear Abby’ column was published   (John Prine’s “Dear Abby” said it best.)

2007 – Steve Jobs unveiled the very first iPhone — it would be on sale in June of the same year

News and The Politics out of D.C.

TRUMP’S OVAL OFFICE ADDRESS – NO ‘NATIONAL EMERGENCY’ DECLARED…BUT, SOME PERSUASIVE ARGUMENTS

‘CHANCY’ (Chuck and Nancy) RESPOND TO TRUMP IN A CURIOUS, TWO-HEADED ADDRESS

‘AOC’ GOES BONKERS AFTER TRUMP’S ADDRESS

OBAMA’S BORDER PATROL CHIEF ADVOCATES FOR THE WALL

COLLEGE STUDENTS HATE ‘TRUMP’S STATEMENTS’ ON THE WALL, BORDER CRISIS — BUT, DEMS ACTUALLY SAID THEM

KELLYANNE CONWAY BATTLES WITH CNN’S ACOSTA,  TELLS HIM HE’S A ‘SMART ASS’

KAMALA HARRIS DEFENDS OCASIO-CORTEZ’S SOCIALIST PITCH — ‘IT’S FANTASTIC’

‘AOC’ HEADS TO SUNDANCE FESTIVAL TO SEE DOCUMENTARY ABOUT HERSELF

JUSTICE GINSBURG MISSES A SECOND DAY IN A ROW — IS SHE ON THE WAY OUT?

DEMS INTRODUCE BILLS TO END OFFSHORE DRILLING

PAUL MANAFORT REPORTEDLY SHARED POLL DATA WITH RUSSIAN

WAPO ADMITS THERE IS A ‘BONA FIDE CRISIS’ AT THE BORDER

ICYMI — STORMY DANIELS OFFERED AN 8-MINUTE VIDEO ALTERNATIVE TO THE PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS

General News

TRAVELING ANY TIME SOON? HERE’S HOW THE SHUTDOWN MIGHT AFFECT YOU

BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFF BELIEVES HE WILL BE REMOVED BY FLORIDA’S NEW GOVERNOR

WORST MEASLES OUTBREAK IN DECADES IS SWEEPING ACROSS THE COUNTRY

DOES IT SEEM LIKE EVER OTHER TV AD IS FOR A PRESCRIPTION DRUG? TV PHARMA SPENDING HITS $30 BILLION

RECORD NUMBER OF AMERICANS WANT TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY FOR GOOD

FROM CES: FANCY NEW CLAMSHELL COULD REPLACE LAPTOP, PHONE AND CAMERA

FROM CES: WEARABLE AI TRANSLATOR LETS YOU TALK IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES

DUUUUUUUDE, OREGON HAS A GLUT OF MARIJUANA — ALMOST A HALF POUND FOR EVERY PERSON, PRICES PLUMMET

Strange News Catching My Eye

FEMALE JOGGER ATTACKED AFTER DOG CHASES HER IN A PARK — SHE WAS ATTACKED AND BITTEN BY DOG’S OWNER

SHOCKED…NOT SHOCKED — THAT “CLOTHING-FREE” PARIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSING (too many hot soup mishaps?)

BOY FINDS RARE PANNY IN HIS LUNCH MONEY CHANGE…IT COULD BE WORTH UP TO $1.7 MILLION

FLORIDA MAN TELLS DEPUTIES…’THOSE SYRINGES FOUND IN MY RECTUM ARE NOT MINE’

EWWWWW – POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR PROWLER WHO SPENT 3 HOURS LICKING A VIDEO DOORBELL

BOY UNDERGOING CANCER SURGERY MISSES HIS DOG, SO A STRANGER DRIVES THE POOCH ACROSS THE COUNTRY

CHICAGO BREWERY BACKS BEARS’ KICKER, OFFERS FREE BEER FOR A YEAR TO ANYONE WHO CAN MAKE THE KICK

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