Wednesday – May 13, 2020

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1846 – Congress approved President Polk’s request and declared war on Mexico 

1861 – The British declare neutrality in the American Civil War

1938 – Louis Armstrong records the iconic song, “When the Saints Go Marching In”

1940 – Winston Churchill delivered his first speech as Prime Minister — ‘I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.’ (always worth a listen)

1981 – Pope John Paul II survived an assassination attempt

News and The Politics out of D.C.

THE FLYNN CASE WAS NOT DROPPED BY THE JUDGE (AS EXPECTED) — INSTEAD, THIS HAPPENED

DNI GRENELL DECLASSIFIED THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO ‘UNMASKED’ GEN FLYNN (WE DON’T HAVE IT YET)

PELOSI WANTS ANOTHER MASSIVE SUPPORT/STIMULUS THAT STATES CAN SPEND ‘HOWEVER THEY WANT’

MCCONNELL AND THE GOP SENATORS DECLARE PELOSI’S BILL DEAD-ON-ARRIVAL IN THEIR CHAMBER

 8 SURPRISES INSIDE PELOSI’S NEW $3 TRILLION DOLLAR BILL

FAUCI TESTIFIED REMOTELY TO THE SENATE, WARNED OF CONSEQUENCES OF WE RE-OPEN TOO EARLY

RAND PAUL AND DR. FAUCI SPAR OVER KEEPING SCHOOLS CLOSED

ALSO FAUCI — TRUMP ADMIN ‘HIT THE ACCELERATOR’ IN EVERY ASPECT RESPONDING TO THE PANDEMIC

SCOTUS HEARS TRUMP TAX RETURNS CASE — EXPERTS SEE IT AS A LIKELY SPLIT DECISION

GOP APPEARS TO HAVE SCORED A COUPLE OF WINS IN TUESDAY’S ELECTIONS

BIDEN ON ACCUSER – ‘WOMEN SHOULD BE BELIEVED’ — ALSO BIDEN, ‘THIS NEVER HAPPENED’

JOE BIDEN CLAIMS ‘PEOPLE GETTING HURT ARE DEMOCRATS’ — ‘OUR CONSITUENCY’

BIDEN WON THE NEBRASKA PRIMARY

General News

VIRUS UPDATE FROM AROUND THE WORLD — RUSSIA’S CASES JUMP – THEY NOW HAVE THE 2ND MOST

CALIFORNIA EXENDS LOCKDOWN FOR MONTHS, CAL STATE UNIVERSITIES CANCEL IN-PERSON CLASSES IN FALL

MICHIGAN’S AG ORDERED ELDERLY BARBER’S BUSINESS CLOSED — THEN A JUDGE SAID NO

WASHINGTON STATE WANTS TO KNOW WHO ATE IN RESTAURANTS — REQUIRES RECORDS OF DINERS

AZ GOV GIVES THE GREEN LIGHT FOR PRO SPORTS TO RETURN, MINUS FANS IN STANDS

MODERNA’S VACCINE IS GIVEN ‘FAST TRACK’ STATUS BY THE FDA

WHAT THE… ANOTHER COLLEGE PROFESSOR ARRESTED FOR TIES TO CHINA

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER JOY(LESS) BEHAR RANT CALLING TRUMP A RACIST

Other News Catching My Eye

JUST ODD — COPS IN INDIA USE A BIZARRE DEVICE TO APPREHEND SOCIAL-DISTANCING SCOFFLAWS

GROSS — NJ STATE PARKS REPORT A HUGE SPIKE IN URINE AND FECES (DUH, THE BATHROOMS ARE LOCKED)

HACKERS ARE DEMANDING A $21 MIL RANSOM FROM TOP SHOWBIZ LAWYER WITH A-LIST CLIENTS

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