Thursday – October 26, 2023

Mincemeat Pie Day

Meme Du Jour

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1825 – The Erie Canal opens
1881 – The shootout at the OK Corral – Doc Holliday and Erps vs the Clantons and McLaurys
1955 – The first edition of The Village Voice is published by Norman Mailer

1970 – The first Doonesbury cartoon strip appears
1984 – An infant received a baboon heart
1994 РIsrael and Jordan sign a peace agreement 
2001 РGeorge Bush signed the Patriot Act  
2015 РBurger King opened in Mongolia  

News and The Politics out of D.C.

WE HAVE A SPEAKER AND HE’S ALREADY GOT THE HOUSE WORKING AGAIN

 SPEAKER JOHNSON’S SEVEN CORE PRINCIPLES (HARD TO DISAGREE WITH ANY OF THEM)

 SO MUCH FOR BIPARTISANSHIP – HAKEEM JEFFRIES TRASHES THE NEW SPEAKER

 THE MEDIA IS ALREADY WORKING TO DESTROY SPEAKER JOHNSON (CHECK THESE HEADLINES)

 MSNBC REPORTER OFF THE RAILS, CALLS JOHNSON, JIM JORDAN WITH A JACKET AND A SMILE

 CNN POLITICAL ANALYST REVEALS THE REAL REASON THE LEFT DISLIKES THE NEW SPEAKER

ISRAEL WAR

 IDF LAUNCHES BRIEF GROUND INVASION INTO GAZA

UK TO REVOKE VISAS FOR THOSE WHO SUPPORT HAMAS

 NETANYAHU HAS SET A DATE AND GOALS FOR THE GAZA GROUND WAR

 WATCH BILLIONAIRE UNLEASH ON ‘SHIT-FOR-BRAINS’ STUDENTS PROTESTING ISRAEL

 HAMA FIGHTERS TRAINED IN IRAN — WHERE’S THE OUTRAGE?

HOW MANY AMERICAN TROOPS HAVE BEEN INJURED BY DRONE ATTACKS IN THE MIDDLE EAST?

DOZENS OF CONFIDENTIAL HUMAN SOURCES GAVE DETAILS ON THE BIDEN CRIME FAMILY – BUUUT

    – PROSECUTOR SAYS BIDEN BRIBERY CLAIM WAS CREDIBLE, BUT THE FBI RESISTED

DONALD TRUMP LEAVES NY COURTROOM IN A ‘HUFF’ (SOME SAY HE STORMED OUT)

 – ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER GAG ORDER FINE FOR MR TRUMP

 – ACLU SIDES WITH TRUMP ON GAG ORDER — CALLS IT ‘TOO SWEEPING’

CA GOV (AND 2024 CANDIDATE) GAVIN NEWSOM MEETS WITH CHINESE PRESIDENT

REP BOWMAN’S FIRE ALARM STUNT HAS TRIGGERED MISDEMEANOR CHARGES

General News

MASS SHOOTING IN MAINE

 SHOOTER ID’d, STILL ON THE LOOSE, SOME SPECULATE HE MAY BE DEAD

 TRAINED FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR WAS ALSO GETTING TREATMENT FOR MENTAL ILLNESS

WASHINGTON STATE SENATOR ARRESTED FOR BRINGING A GUN ON AN INTL FLIGHT

(HOW IN THE HELL DID A GUN IN A BRIEFCASE GET THROUGH SECURITY?)

CNN: GETTING COVID SHOT AND FLU SHOT MAY INCREASE RISK OF STROKE IN OLDER ADULTS

VOTER DROP BOXES MAY BE DECLARED ILLEGAL IN ARIZONA (NOW DO THE OTHER 49 STATES)

THE UAW REACHES A DEAL WITH FORD – MAY BE A BREAKHROUGH FOR OTHER COMPANIES

HOPE YOU WERE NOT GOING TO ACAPULCO THIS WEEKEND… HURRICANE OTIS TRASHED IT

WOKE

U.S. SOCCER LEGEND CARLI LLOYD EXPLAINS WHEN SHE STOOD FOR THE ANTHEM

WOMEN GO ON STRIKE IN ICELAND (THE WORLD’S MOST GENDER-EQUAL SOCIETY)

Other News Catching My Eye

THE FIRST ‘FLORIDA MAN’ GAMES ARE HERE — SOMEONE NEEDS TO TELEVISE THIS

MOVE OVER TAYLOR SWIFT — BRITNEY SPEARS’ AUTOBIOGRAPHY SETS A RECORD ON DAY ONE

9AM EASTERN IS WHEN ‘NOW AND THEN’ – THE NEW SINGLE FROM THE BEATLES IS RELEASED