Friday, June 15, 2018

June 14, 2018 Ridley's Believe It Or Not World Blood Donor Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not For June 14, 2018 The long awaited and maybe watered down IG report on the HRC “investigation” was released and it paints a sad picture of Comey’s insubordination and failure to follow protocol and marked examples of clear bias by agents Strzock (who is still with the FBI) and Page, the FBI sitting on recovered HRC emails until just before the election yet to no one’s surprise found no evidence that the FBI “investigation” was compromised by such bias (believe that and you’re a candidate for buying the London Bridge); predictably the MSM touted the report as evidence of Trump’s war against Meuller and Fox is slamming the report’s failure to take various anti-Trump texts as evidence that the investigation had to biased and designed to insure HRC’s election; by mere coincidence the new New York AG has filed suit against the Trump Foundation for alledged fraudulent practices; latest polls show that support for Mueller’s witch-hunt is evaporating even among Blues; to no one’s surprise the DOJ continues to hold back on subpoenaed documents (when will Congress either impeach Rosenstein or better yet when will the president order him to comply with the subpoena?); on the illegal alien front, ICE nabbed 162 illegals in Southern California, 90 percent of whom had criminal records; Jim Acosta and Brian Karem are in a contest to see who is the better and less civil fool at White House briefing over the issue of separating children from their parents apprehended for coming here illegally; on the business front AT&T has completed the Time Warner merger; in Chicago through June 13, 2018, 1183 people mostly of color have been shot by mostly people of color, of whom 191 have died (when will Chicago get serious about this carnage or is this the case of true racism as a Blue run city turns a deaf ear and a blind eye to the slaughter of people of color by people of color?)
        As always, I hope you enjoy today’s holidays and observances, a music link to Mariah Carey, factoids of interest for this day in history, the fact that the economy keeps giving a reason to exercise our masseters,  and  a relevant quote from an anonymous source on donating blood,  secure in the knowledge that if you want to find a gift for any memorable events like Father’s Day, college graduations,  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. Flag Day (U.S.) —celebrating the adoption of the U.S. Flag by the Continental Congress on this day in 1777.      
2. World Blood Donor Day—created by the World Health Organization in 2004 as one of its 8 Health Issue days to create awareness of the need for safe blood donations and to thank donors for their support of blood drives.        
3. 1992 Number One Song— the number one song in 1992 on a run of 2 weeks in that position was “I’ll Be There” by Mariah Carey.  Here is a recording of the song:
4. Word of the Day—today’s word of the day is “masseter” which means a muscle used to lower the lower jaw which is getting lots of exercise as the economy seems firing on all cylinders.
5.  Youngest and Most Energetic 72 Year Old on the Planet—celebrating the birthday on this day in 1947 of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States whose first 500 days despite being dogged by scorched Earth policies of the Blues and 24/7 hostility of the press has the economy running on all cylinders and may be on track to denuclearize North Korea.
         On this day in: 
a. 1775 the Continental Army was established by the Continental Congress.   
b. 1954 President Eisenhower signed a bill adding the words “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance.
c. 1966 in a what took you so long moment the Vatican announced the end of its Index Librorum Prohibitorum (Index of Prohibited Books) which was created in 1557.  
d. 2002 Near Earth Asteroid 2002 MN missed Earth by 75,000 miles which is fortunate in that the 73 meter in diameter asteroid had the same mass and velocity as a 1908 asteroid that crashed into Siberia and leveled over 800 square miles of trees. 
e. 2017 after Republican Congressman and Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three others were shot by a left wing agitator who was killed by Capitol Police while practicing for a charity baseball game between Red and Blues. 
       Reflections on giving blood: “The Blood You Donate Gives Someone Another Chance At Life. One Day That Someone May Be A Close Relative, A Friend, A Loved One Or Even You.” Anon but so 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 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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