Ridley’s Believe It Or Not For November 7, 2019 We still do not know the identity of the hack hiding of a disguise of being a “whistle-blower” but we have been treated to his rabid anti-Trump lawyer Mark Zaid’s 2017 tweets promising the “coup” has begun to “get of him” (any American regardless of party should be outraged that an anonymous source believed to be a strong supporter of Biden can move an impeachment forward under the cloak of anonymity when justice demands he be subject to disclosure and cross examination and as to Zaid advocating a coup his State Bar should be contacted to seek disciplinary investigation); George Kent told House impeachment investigators he raised concern of the conflict of interest with Biden having his son being paid to serve of the border of an Ukraine energy company but was told it was inappropriate to raise concerns due to the death of Beau Biden (huh?); the FBI whose luster has been tarnished big time by the political shenanigans of Comey is having its trouble always getting its man when accused swindler Khan on its most wanted list is begging the FBI to let him and his wife and children return to the U.S. so he can face trial (seems like a no brainer deal for the FBI to accept as he is in a country that will not extradite him); Harris can do no right with the black community as Whoopi Goldberg slams her schools open until six as institutionalizing black kids; Don Trump, Jr. appeared on The View, exposing the blatant hypocrisy and deception of Joy with evidence of her wearing blackface and Whoopi’s absurd claim that Polanski had not committed rape (since the audience cheered him and had to be silenced by Behar, doubtful he will be asked back); Tom Steyer who rails against big money PAC donations is finding himself in the proverbial hot seat as allegations are coming out of his attempt to win Iowa politicians endorsements by paying them cash (when it comes to Tom Steyer Caveat Emptor to any foolish buyer); Trump has been vindicated in his news conference claiming the world would be better off without the likes of the Cack News Network after Project Veritas’s Whistleblower at CNN claiming the network in spewing propaganda (given the importance of a free press, maybe time to change the moniker from Cack News Network to Criminal News Network?); looks like the MSM is circling its biased wagons as CBS has fired a former staffer at ABC who leaked Amy Robach’s hot mic video over ABC spiking a story on Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual escapades that may have included Bill Clinton and Prince Andrew; in Chicago as of November 6, 2019, 2397 have been shot, of whom, 410 have died; in Baltimore with a fraction of Chicago’s population, is coming in second place in the amount of gun deaths as 292 have been murdered (when will Chicago and Baltimore 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 and when will the left focus on the problem of color on color shootings in Blue run cities which have been more deadly and more numerous than random mass shootings?
As always, I hope you enjoy today’s holidays and observances, factoids of interest for this day in history, a musical link to Debby Boone, the fact you are blessed with proceleusmatic only with respect to worthwhile causes and a relevant quote on the War Powers Act by Charles B. Rangel, 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. Notary Public Day—celebrated since 1975 to honor the contributions of almost 5 million notaries public who are indispensable in commerce to insure the persons signing documents are who they say they are to prevent fraud and insure the enforceability of the documents signed.
2. International Stout Day—celebrating that great dark beer appearing in the early 1700’s and best associated with Guinness today.
3. 1977 Number 1 Number One Song— the number one song in 1977 on this day on a run of 10 weeks in the position was “You Light Up My Life” by Debby Boone. Here is a recording of the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOShEUn0aA4 . This very talented daughter of Pat Boone after taking a hiatus while her children were growing up has resurrected her musical and theatrical career.
4. Word of the Day—today’s word of the day is “proceleusmatic” which means inciting or provoking which anti-Trump feelings the MSM is prone to do.
5. Bullying Has Consequences--celebrating the birthday on this day in 2002 a promising young singer who had 500,000 followers on her Instagram account but sadly dogged by mental issues and cyber bullying committed suicide on January 21, 2019 of this year.
On this day in:
a. 1973 the Congress, emboldened by the Watergate Scandal and despising the effects of the Vietnam War, overrode President Nixon’s veto of the War Powers Resolution which limited the president’s ability to conduct military actions without the approval of Congress.
b. 1983 in retaliation for the U.S. invasion of Grenada and involvement in Lebanon the leftist Resistance Conspiracy detonated a bomb in the U.S. Capitol injuring no one but causing $250,000 in damages; 6 people were charged and two were convicted and sentenced to 5 and 20 years with the person sentenced to 20 having her sentence after 14 years commuted by Bill Clinton as he left office.
c. 1991 Magic Johnson announced he had the HIV Virus and retired from professional basketball and thanks to advances in medicine is still alive today.
d. 1994 student run radio station WXYC at the Chapel Hill Campus of the University of North Caroline launched the first internet radio broadcast.
e. 2000 the Drug Enforcement Agency discovered the largest LSD Lab ever in a converted missile silo in Wamego, Kansas (fortunately the conversion involved the removal of the ICBM and its nuclear warhead).
Reflections on the War Powers Act: " The War Powers Act requires presidents to seek the consent of the American people, through their representatives, before sending our troops into war. It is the responsibility of Congress to deliberate and consult with the executive branch before involving ourselves in a military conflict.” Charles B. Rangel, former Democratic Congressman who served in Congress for 46 years and experienced military service without of declaration of war during the Korean War.
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