Saturday, July 23, 2016

Gator Linebacker Sacks A Rapist

In a world filled with news that can make one believe that when God made man he was in error
Whether it is slime balls bilking Medicare for a billion or another wave of innocents killed by Islamist terror
Turn on the news or open any newspaper or internet news site
Item after  item of rape, murder, assaults, racial slurs, decent hardworking people crushed by greed’s blight
Makes you want to wonder why
The laws of decency too many of us want to deny
That’s why a news item brings a sense that the spirit of humanity is not completely dead
A Gator linebacker working as security for a bar saw a couple having sex near the trash, not consensually but a rape of an unconscious instead
Others reduced to sick voyeurs merely were in envy watching the scene
In a Kitty Genovese like paralysis no one watching would intervene
Cristian Garia pulled the rapist off with the same force and determination as making a quarterback sack
Putting quick end to a sick raping attack
Having sex with an intoxicated unconscious woman to this poet seems as satisfying as making love to a cold stiff
Talk about a man’s moral and ethical compass spinning wildly completely with his ship of values hopelessly adrift.
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July 23, 2016 Ridley's Believe It Or Not National Clear The Shelters Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not For July 23, 2016. Unfortunately still 181 days to go in President Obama’s pathetic lame duck term and 232 days since hiding Hillary has held a formal press conference; WikiLeaks releasing emails that show from the very start the Debbie Wasserman Schulz and the DNC were doing everything in their power to torpedo Sanders’ campaign (hope the passionate Sanders supporters retaliate by voting for Trump or staying home); after slamming Trump from his delusional view of the world that it is less violent than it has ever been, nine Germans in Munich shot by an Iranian German are reposing in a morgue; three Floridians have just been arrested for conspiring to aid ISIS; HRC picks Senator Kaine as a running mate who back in last November had the integrity to admit that Obama in essence has no strategy to combat the chaos of radical Islam (will he bring it today—doubt it); in Obama’s non violent world delusion, two ISIS suicide bombers killed 64 and wound over two hundred peaceful protestors demonstrating that a new power line would bypass their community (so outrageous that even the “paragons of tolerance, the Taliban” condemned the attack; in yet another example of fraud and abuse that plagues government spending programs, the DOJ charge three individuals in Florida with defrauding Medicare of $1 billion; HRC lost 11,000 potential voters as the Virginia Supreme Court threw out Democratic and Hillary governor Terry MacAuliffe’s executive order granting 200,000 felons the right to vote; Governor Jerry Brown overturned the recommendation of the California Parole Board and refused to grant parole to Leslie Van Houten, a Charles Manson follower who participated in the Sharon Tate murder over 40 years ago. 
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    As always, I hope  you enjoy today’s holidays and observances,  a music link to Rosemary Clooney, factoids of interest, a relevant quote from an anonymous source while looking forward to enjoying a large bowl of vanilla ice cream, blessed with a positive attitude and  secure in  the knowledge that if you want to find a gift for any memorable events like birthdays, weddings, or  anniversaries, you know that the Alaskanpoet can provide you with a unique customized poem  at a great price  tailored to the event and the recipient. You need only contact me for details.
1. National Day of the Cowboy—observed on the fourth Saturday of July to commemorate our western heritage; this would be a good day to go to a stable and rent a horse for a leisurely ride.   
2. National Clear the Shelters Day—a dog is always a man’s best friend and so is a feline but not if they are in a shelter waiting for ultimate execution if not adopted; today would be a great day to go to your local animal shelter as opposed to a pet store and adopt a pet. Love by an animal is not a function of pedigree or price tag.                       
3. 1951 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1951 on a run of 6 weeks in that position “Come On-a My House” by Rosemary Clooney. Here is a link to Rosemary Clooney performing the song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mriXncI96lw A long time smoker who battled alcohol and prescription drug addiction she continuing recording albums until her death in 2002 from--you guessed it—lung cancer.
4. National Vanilla Ice Cream Day—perfect time to enjoy this summer favorite especially if topped with berries that are now in abundance at cheap prices.  
5. Burn the Blue Dress Wear Red Instead—celebrating the birthday of a real victim of the war on woman waged by Hillary Clinton with a vengeance, Monica Lewinsky who was ravaged by the media and Clintonites over her affair with Bill Clinton, our noted ex-President and sexual predator who is probably licking his chops at the opportunity to roam the White House halls in search of young female interns. A bright woman who this poet hopes will come out in support of Donald Trump who as his daughter Ivanka attests is when it comes to employment gender neutral.  
On this day in:
a. 1829 William Austin Burt patented the typographer, the precursor to the typewriter.
b. 1914 Austria-Hungary  issued a series of ultimatums to Serbia is allow Austria to determine who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife; Serbia agreed to all but one demand and Austria declared war five days later which quickly became the calamity known as World War I.
c. 1967 in Detroit one of the worst riots in American history began along 12th Street after police raided an unlicensed after hour bar and quickly escalated to the point of the governor sending in the Michigan National Guard and LBJ sending in combat forces of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions and when it ended four days later 43 people were dead, over a 1,000 injured, 2,000 structures damaged and over 7,000 people arrested.
d. 1984 Vanessa Williams became the first Miss America to resign after nude photos of her were published in Penthouse Magazine.
e. 1992 in what the Vatican must now regret a commission led by Joseph Ratzinger found that limiting rights of homosexuals and non-married couples was not the equivalent of discrimination based on race or gender.     
Reflections on why adopting a dog today would be a great idea for its new owner: “It came to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them. And every new dog who comes into my life gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough, all the components of my heart will be dog, and I will become as generous and loving as they are.” Anon   How true, how true!  Please enjoy the poems on events of interest on my twitter account below (if you like them, retweet and follow me) and follow my blogs. Always good, incisive and entertaining poems on my blogs—click on the links below. Go to www.alaskanpoet.blogspot.com for Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—This Day In History, poems to inspire, touch, emote, elate and enjoy and poems on breaking news items of importance or go to Ridley's Believe It Or Not for just This Day in History.
 © July 23, 2016, Michael P. Ridley aka the Alaskanpoet
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Friday, July 22, 2016

Socialism Will Be the Death of Venezuela--No More Big Macs and Beer

When MacDonald’s in Venezuela has to stop serving Big Macs
How long before the people rise up and try to the government sack?
When the breweries in Venezuela have to stop making beer
The socialists in power should really start for their safety to fear
 A poet should never wish misery on any nation
No people should have to endure shortages of food and skyrocketing inflation
A ticking fiscal time bomb as default on its debt is drawing near
Worse no way for its suffering people to drown their sorrows in a polar beer
Too soon people’s memories of why socialism as a creator of wealth and rising income levels is doomed to fail
Fades away explaining why Sanders was so successful with his proclaimed socialism on the campaign trail
People risked death by the thousands to escape from Cuba’s socialistic economic jail
Castro’s promises of a better life moldy, insect infected and long since stale
Do not be surprised to see another flood of thousands of shoppers over the Simon Bolivar Bridge
Before the country’s foreign reserves evaporate to an inadequate smidge
When a country’s economy is in a complete collapse and  freefall
Only a matter of time before a starving, thirsty and angry people bring about its leaders downfall
Or if across the bridge surrounded by shelves all well stocked with the necessities of life
They vote with their feet against socialism and do not return to the land of economic uncertainly and strife.
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July 22, 2016 Ridley's Believe It Or Not Rat Catchers Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not For July 22, 2016. Unfortunately still 182 days to go in President Obama’s pathetic lame duck term and 231 days since hiding Hillary has held a formal press conference; Ivanka and Trump both hit it out of the park last night and the confetti one saw at the end of the RNC had to have been the race and gender cards that HRC must play to hide her pathetic record and her lies being torn to shreds by Ivanka’s “color blind gender neutral” introduction speech http://alaskanpoet.blogspot.com/2016/07/trump-and-ivanka-hit-it-out-of-park.html; Peter Thiel made history as the first gay speaker to announce that he was proud to be gay to loud applause and advised the party to shy away from the culture wars; this poet is going to miss the political theater of the RNC knowing that the DNC will be described in one word “boring;” the only drama left for the Blues is who Hillary will pick as a running mate; breaking news out of Munich of a shooting spree in the Munich Olympia Mall with the number shooters and the number of dead and wounded not yet confirmed but the Munich transportation system in response shut down and the main train station evacuated as unconfirmed reports of shootings occurring in other parts of the city are being reported—another bad day for the civilized world from the threat of radical Islam that Obama in his delusions continues to assure us is being contained.
On the sports front Dennis Green former long time coach of the Green Bay Packers and a former head coach at Stanford died of a heart attack; the NBA as a result of North Carolina’s transgender bathroom law announced that the 2017 NBA All Star Game will not be played there.    Going to www.lyingcrookedhillary.com is a great way to start your day along of course with www.alaskanpoet.blogspot.com
    As always, I hope  you enjoy today’s holidays and observances,  a music link to Nat King Cole, factoids of interest, a relevant quote from Jeff Shesol on the anniversary of his birthday while looking to enjoy some penuche frosting,  blessed with a positive attitude and  secure in  the knowledge that if you want to find a gift for any memorable events like birthdays, weddings, or  anniversaries, you know that the Alaskanpoet can provide you with a unique customized poem  at a great price  tailored to the event and the recipient. You need only contact me for details.
1. Rat Catchers Day—commemorating the myth of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.  
2. Hammock Day—created to popularize that great way to beat the heat on warm summer day by relaxing in a hammock underneath two large share trees, sipping some iced tea.     3. 1950 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1950 on a run of 5 weeks in that position “Mona Lisa” by Nat King Cole. Here is a link to Nat King Cole in a tux performing the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIDX18Xl16s  
4. National Penuche Day—celebrating a confection made with brown sugar.  
5. Third in Line—celebrating the birthday on this day in 2013 of Prince George the first son of Kate Middleton and Prince William; lucky guy is third in line to the English throne.    
On this day in:
a. 1916 in San Francisco, a suitcase bomb detonated during a Preparedness Day Parade celebrating the need to start preparations for the anticipated entry of the U.S. in World War I against Germany; the blast killed 10 people and wounded 40.
b. 1933 aviator Wiley Post completed the first round the world solo trip in an airplane in seven days, eighteen hours and forty-nine minutes.
c.  1937 the U.S. Senate voted down President Roosevelt’s attempt to increase the number of justices for SCOTUS.
d. 1942 the United States instituted gasoline rationing due to wartime demands for gasoline for the armed forces.     
e. 1991 serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested in Milwaukee after police find human body parts  in his apartment (he was convicted of the rape, murder, necrophilia and dismemberment of 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991, sentenced to life imprisonment which proved to  be somewhat brief as he was beaten to death by another inmate on November 28, 1994.     
Reflections on FDR’s attempt to pack SCOTUS with additional judges if any judge over the age of 70 would not retire: Age does not define ideology. Even though Roosevelt looked at what he called the 'nine old men of the Supreme Court' and suggested that the older justices were falling out of touch with reality, the oldest justice on that court in the 1930s was Brandeis, the great liberal justice. And this was pointed out with glee with many of Roosevelt's opponents. ... So, you don't hear anything like that today. You hear concern on the part of progressives in this country that Justice Stevens and the other liberals are more likely to leave the court soon than any of the conservatives are, but I think we've come a long way since the 1930s, when that argument was  made so forcefully by Franklin Roosevelt." Jeff Shesol, noted American author and historianPlease enjoy the poems on events of interest on my twitter account below (if you like them, retweet and follow me) and follow my blogs. Always good, incisive and entertaining poems on my blogs—click on the links below. Go to www.alaskanpoet.blogspot.com for Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—This Day In History, poems to inspire, touch, emote, elate and enjoy and poems on breaking news items of importance or go to Ridley's Believe It Or Not for just This Day in History.
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Trump and Ivanka Hit It Out of the Park

If you must judge a man, what measures should you employ?
The size of his home, the length of his yacht, the type of plane owned or the number and costs of his toys?
Or the dollars given to charities or endowed university chairs
Along with the honorary degrees at commencements he is allowed to wear?
A better verdict would be the love of his children and the seeds of values in them implanted
A moral compass of the value of work and to the lure of cutting corners never slanted
The four adult Trump children were on the RNC center stage
To express love of and pride in their father and eager to help in the war against Hillary wage
Tiffany, Eric, and Donald, Jr. gave great speeches and of a childhood devoid of silver spoons spoke
The value of work and any sense of privilege by a father to be quickly revoked
Trump’s acceptance speech was great even though so many liberal media pundits were calling it “dark”
Ivanka, his daughter, in her introduction clearly hit the ball out of the park
So far it cleared the center field bleachers and is heading into orbit around the earth
Images of color blind, gender neutral and paying equally for men or women what their talent is worth
With Trump there is no war on women so no pity that Hillary has lost her gender card
If you believe Ivanka which is hard not to do, she will have to the racist card also discard
Left only with a record which is abysmal and the fact that she cannot be trusted and to the American lies
Instead of locking her up as Trump pointed out we must her run to the White House soundly deny
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Thursday, July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 Ridley's Believe It Or Not Racial Harmony Day (Singapore

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not For July 21, 2016. Unfortunately still 183 days to go in President Obama’s pathetic lame duck term and 230 days since hiding Hillary has held a formal press conference; Ted Cruz committed hopefully political suicide by not rambling for 21 minutes at the RNC without endorsing Donald Trump and was finally booed off the stage; sadly his speech and the media attention today overshadowed a great performance by Mike Pence; this RNC has been plagued by missteps like the controversy over Melania’s speech containing some plagiarisms on Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention speech that have clouded the performances of Chris Christie or Rudy Giuliani; one can only hope that Trump hits it out of the park tonight because the Blues will have their A-team totally unified for their convention next week; in a just what we do not need again moment North Miami police wound an unarmed black caregiver for an autistic child who was lying on his back with both hands up in the air next to his patient (no wonder minorities have a problem with police); in another reminder that despite Obama’s assurances to the contrary ISIS is nowhere near contained as Brazilian police arrested 10 ISIS linked jihadists who were planning an attack during the Rio Summer Olympics; Erdogan has been granted sweeping powers to curb dissent following the failed coup.
    Going to www.lyingcrookedhillary.com is a great way to start your day along of course with www.alaskanpoet.blogspot.com
    As always, I hope  you enjoy today’s holidays and observances,  a music link to Vaughn Monroe, factoids of interest, a relevant quote from Robin Williams on the anniversary of his birthday while looking to avoiding any junk food, blessed with a positive attitude and  secure in  the knowledge that if you want to find a gift for any memorable events like birthdays, weddings, or  anniversaries, you know that the Alaskanpoet can provide you with a unique customized poem  at a great price  tailored to the event and the recipient. You need only contact me for details.
1. Racial Harmony Day (Singapore)—a observance dedicated to restoring harmony between the Malay and Chinese populations of Singapore to insure that the 1964 Race Riots that occurred on this day never occur again.  
2. Get To Know Your Customer Day—customers are the life blood of any business large or small and any business that does not learn its customers’ needs, preferences and dislikes is doomed to fail.                       
3. 1949 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1949 on a long run of 11 weeks in that position “Ghost Riders in the Sky” by Vaughn Monroe. Here is a link to Vaughn Monroe performing the song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHo6ug6yAmw  4. National Junk Food Day—given the growing obesity in Americans and the high intake of salt, this is definitely a holiday that should not be celebrated or observed.  
5. The Laugh on the Outside Cry on the Inside—celebrating the birthday on this day in 1951 of a great comic and actor Robin Williams who despite all his fame and income suffered from depression and bouts of alcoholism and took his own life on August 11, 2014.   
On this day in:
a. 356 B.C. the Temple of Artemis, on the Seven Wonders of the World, located at Ephesus in present day Turkey was destroyed by fire.
b. 1904 Louis Rigoly broke the 100 mph barrier in a Gobron-Brillie.
c.  1949 the U.S. Senate ratified the North Atlantic Treaty which created NATO to check and contain Soviet expansion in Europe.
d. 1970 after 11 years of construction, the Aswan High Dam in Egypt was completed.     
e. 2012 Erden Eruc became the first person to complete a solo human powered  circumnavigation of the world after a 4i, 167 miles in five years, 11 days, 22 hours and five minutes using a row boat, sea kayak, canoe, bicycle and his feet as the modes of transportation.     
A classic example of Robin Williams’ humor that has caused over the years millions upon millions to laugh until their sides hurt: “What kind of food did we drop on Afghanistan? Pop-Tarts, peanut butter…just add a Honey Baked Ham and you've got a redneck Christmas. Why are we dropping this food on Afghanistan? Tastes a hell of a lot better than dirt, #1. #2, difficult to have a call to jihad with a mouth full of peanut butter. Thirdly, Afghanistan is a hashish-smoking culture, and anyone who's ever been a friend of the hookah will go, (intense, stoned stare) "Pop-Tarts!" Robin Williams His death was such a waste, but maybe his discovery of the early signs of Parkinson’s disease was too much for him. Please enjoy the poems on events of interest on my twitter account below (if you like them, retweet and follow me) and follow my blogs. Always good, incisive and entertaining poems on my blogs—click on the links below. Go to www.alaskanpoet.blogspot.com for Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—This Day In History, poems to inspire, touch, emote, elate and enjoy and poems on breaking news items of importance or go to Ridley's Believe It Or Not for just This Day in History.
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Kasich And Cruz A Pair Of Spoiled Brats That Lose

Kasich who touted himself during the primary campaign as the only adult in the room
Has found the time machine to send him back to child time as unity in the party faces doom
Kasich is acting like a spoiled brat who brought the only soccer ball to a pickup game
But not picked on the best team left with his ball for which he should be ashamed
Pouting on the sidelines silently rooting that Trump and his fellow Reds go down in flames
A Hillary in the White House with four more years of Obama, Kasich we can then blame
News flash to Kasich--Trump won and you, Cruz and the other 14 lost
Get out of the time machine, become an adult for this nation cannot bear the Hillary win cost
If you cannot become an adult then at least man up and change to being a Blue
And then as an elected official to the voters it is time for you to say adieu 
It was an omen that Kasich and Cruz like the crew moving deck chairs on the Titanic about to sink
In the last days of the primary campaign tried to band together as their campaign approached the extinction brink
Last night Cruz in his speech clearly showed that he like Kasich is like a spoiled brat who didn’t get his way
Refused to honor his word, a solemn pledge now retracted that he refused to obey
Trump hit the nail on the head
Not a man of integrity but an unliked “Lying Ted” instead
Why Trump allowed this spoiled brat prime time stage last night made no sense
Especially when today the focus is on Cruz and not where it should be on the speech of Pence
Poets love to write in rhyme and so are the only ones who tolerate a spoiled brat like Cruz
After hearing the boos and jeers to your lack of endorsement, you pathetic spoiled brat, you forever lose!
 © July 21, 2016, Michael P. Ridley aka the Alaskanpoet
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