Sunday, March 3, 2019

March 3, 2019 Ridley's Believe It Or Not World Hearing Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not For March 3, 2019 President Trump was in rare form for a two hour speech at CPAC really unloading on the Democrats, MSM, the Mueller witch-hunt, Cohen and especially AOC’s Green New Deal which he hopes the Blues back as it will make it easier for him to win in 2020 and touting his economic achievements but as predictable as the sunrise the talking heads echo chambers of the MSM blasted it even Cack News Network analyst Samatha Vinograd claiming his line to regain our heritage was Nazi-like and evoked images of gassing Jews (though she works for the Biden Institute of Public Policy, due to her hatred of Trump, she must have been suffering from an amnesia moment as her boss Joe Biden just those very same words in a speech in 2011); as one witch may soon jump on his broom after dropping his report, another witch in the form of Representative Nadler has targeted 60 individuals to probe obstruction of justice and Trump’s tax returns and has announced he will ignore the Mueller’s report as he has already made up his mind (the Nadler Rule is any elected official when it comes to tax returns forfeits the right of privacy that all individuals possess); AOC has been caught with her hands in the hypocrisy jar for using UBER and LYTF hundreds of times when a subway is only 128 feet from her office and flying hundreds of times and using Amtrak only 18 (so typical of the leftist elite’s do as I say not as I do);  the open border to drugs that a wall would help reduce has claimed another victim Tristan Tierney the co-founder Square has died of a drug overdose (so much for the head in the sand divorced from reality rants of the Blues that there is no national emergency); SpaceX Dragon Capsule capable of carrying astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station after being launched yesterday morning (how soon before we are chanting “Mars Here We Come.”); to confirm that China is an authoritarian regime, news that 23 million of its citizens have been banned from travel for accumulating too many social credit demerits like jaywalking, smoking on a train, walking a dog without a leash and taking drugs.
As always, I hope you enjoy today’s holidays and observances, a music link to Red Foley, factoids of interest for this day in history, the fact your day is so exciting that there is no need to oscitate and a relevant quote from Samuel Lybarger as modified by Wayne Staab with his approval on hearing aids,  secure in the knowledge that if you want to find a gift for any memorable events like 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. World Hearing Day—created by the World Health Organization to promote awareness of hearing loss and the steps needed to prevent or ameliorate it.
2.  World Wildlife Day—created by the General Assembly on December 20, 2013 to be first celebrated on this day in 2014 to promote awareness of the importance of wildlife to our society.
3. 1950 Number One Song— the number one song on this day in 1950 on a run of 3 weeks in that position was “Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy” by Red Foley. Here is a recording of the song:
4. Word of the Day—today’s word of the day as we move from words beginning with “n” to words beginning with “o” is “oscitate” which means to yawn which most people do when politicians other than Trump speak.
5. The Look Is Baggy—celebrating the birth on this day in 1940 of noted fashion designer Perry Ellis who contracted HIV and died of AIDS in 1986.
     On this day in:                                        
a. 1951 Jackie Brenston with Ike Turner and his band recorded “Rocket 88”, the first “rock and roll” to be recorded, at Sam Elliot’s recording studio in Memphis, Tennessee.
b. 1980 the world’s first nuclear submarine the USS Nautilus was decommissioned.
c. 1991 an amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by four LAPD officers.
d. 2005 Steve Fossett landed in Salina, Kansas to become the first person to fly around the world non stop without refueling in  with   67 hours, 10 minutes 1 second.
e.  2017 Nintendo launched the Hybrid Switch console which was to become the fastest video console.
        Reflections the hearing aids to treat hearing loss:     “A hearing aid is an ultra-miniature electro-acoustical device that is always too large. “It must amplify sound a million times, but bring in no noise.  It must operate, without failure, in a sea of perspiration, a cloud of talcum powder, or both.It is a product that one puts off buying for ten years after he needs it, but cannot do without it for thirty minutes when it has to be serviced.” Attributed to Samuel Lybarger and modified by Wayne Staab with his permission. Staab is a world recognized authority on hearing aids 
        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 for just This Day in History.
© March 3, 2019  Michael P. Ridley aka the Alaskanpoet

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