Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Ridley's Believe It Or Not October 7 History Random Acts Of Poetry Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—October 7, 2015 Trust your Wednesday is proving to be a great one, that the prediction by eBible Fellowship that today will be annihilation day for our planet will be in error, and as always I hope you enjoy Wednesday’s holidays and observances, factoids of interest, a music video by Tommy Edwards,  a relevant quote from Vladimir Putin with a straight face, looking forward to enjoying a large frappe, blessed with a positive attitude and secure in the knowledge that if you want to find a gift for any memorable event 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. Random Acts Of Poetry Day—celebrating a great way to spice up someone’s life—leave a poem in a public place like on a subway seat, Starbucks poster board or bus bench: “In this world of 24/7 never enough time/ Too much stress, too much grime/ So hard to rise above the slime/Surprise a stranger or loved one with a gift of rhyme.”
          2. International Walk To School Day—created in 1997 and celebrated in numerous countries around the world and in all 50 states to encourage students to walk to school to decrease traffic and increase physical activity. 
           3. 1958 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1958 on a run of 6 weeks in that position It’s All In The Game by Tommy Edwards.  Here is a link to Tommy Edwards performing It’s All In The Game:
          4.  National Frappe Day—celebrating that iconic drink, a milkshake, while fall and its cooler temperatures have not yet appeared in most of the parts of this nation.
           5. Thug On A Roll Day—bemoaning the birthday on this day in 1952 of the dictator Vladimir Putin who sadly has made President Obama look like a weak fool in Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
On this day in:                                           
            a. 1916 Georgia Tech, in an empty the bench game, defeated Cumberland University in the most lopsided game in college football history—222-0.
            b. 1940 the McCollum Memo advocating an Eight Point Plan to provoke Japan into an act of war with the United States as a means to bring the U.S. into World War II was finalized.      
            c. 1950 Mother Teresa created her order The Missionary of Charity.
            d. 1996 The Fox News Channel began broadcasting and is now the number one cable news channel.
            e. 2003 Gray Davis became the second governor in U.S. history to be recalled in favor of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Reflections on do as I as I say ignore what I do:”History proves that all dictatorships, all authoritarian forms of government are transient. Only democratic systems are not transient. Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior.” Vladimir Putin Wonder if Putin ever reads quotes like this as he sends troops and military hardware to shore up Assad and seeks to overthrow the democratic republic of Ukraine.   
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