Tuesday, May 9, 2023

May 8, 2023 Ridley's Believe It Or Not


As Texas investigators are delving into the background of Mauricio Gomez trying to discover a motive for the shooting the news today is that he was terminated from the Army after 3 months under for Army Regulation 635-200, paragraph 5–17, "Other designated physical or mental conditions" but what those conditions have yet to be revealed but he did have a “RWDS” patch on his chest which is the acronym for Right Wing Death Squad. While Biden’s approval rating continues to drop, a poll among black voters show only 55% will support him 41% do not want him to run which means Obama will be spending a lot of time on the campaign trail. Biden’s approval numbers continue to fall but according to him the reason is not his acts but the media’s negative coverage which should surprise those who feal the MSM has become an adjunct to the DNC (The New York Post that broke the scandal of Hunter Biden’s laptop was refused press credentials to attend Biden’s event today “Investing in Airline Accountability”)
           May 8, 2023 Michael P. Ridley aka The Alaskanpoet 
           Noted Holidays: Victory in Europe Day: Celebrating the unconditional surrender of Germany 8 days after Hitler and his wife Eva Braun committed suicide in the  Führer Bunker in Berlin as Russian troops fighting street to street to conquer Berlin.
           Word of the Day: the word of the day is “anencephalic”  which means lacking a brain which too often seems to describe our political leaders inability to solve issues that we face as a nation.
            Number 1 Song: The number 1 song on this day in 1994 was “The Sign” by Ace of Base on a run of 6 weeks non continuous to share with 9 other songs achieving number 1 ranking while 7 acts achieved their first number 1 ranking. Here is a music video with lyrics of Ace of Base  performing “The Sign”:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqu132vTl5Y
            May 8 Famous Birthdays: Paul Francis Gadd known his fans as Gary Glitter was born on this day in 1944 in Banbury, England is a British glam musician who success in the 70’s and 80’s but whose reptilian brain was attracted to underage girls leading to his arrests in England and latter Vietnam. In 2015 he was sentenced to 15 years for another pedophile conviction of attempted rape and intercourse with a minor, served 8 years to be released on February 3, 2023 but almost immediately violated the terms and was returned to prison of March 15, 2023. 
          Noted Events on May 8:
          1.   1919—Edward George Honey proposed a moment of silence to commemorate the Armistice of November 11, 1918 bringing an end to hostilities in World War I.
          2.   1980—The World Health Organization announced the eradication of smallpox.
          3.   1984—In a tit for tat moment caused by the U.S.’s boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, the Soviet Union announced it would boycott the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, which boycott was joined by 14 other nations.
          4.   1988—A fire at Illinois Bell’s central office triggered an extended 1AESS outage which was considered be the worst disaster in telecommunications history.
          5.   2019—Isabelle Holdaway is believed to be the first patient treated with a genetically modified phage treatment to attack a drug resistant infection.
          Famous Quotes on Events and Issues:
          Ronald Reagan on the Olympics as the Olympic Torch arrived in Washington D.C.: “Athletes know better than anyone that there is more, much more, to the Olympic experience than winning medals. It’s the personal striving, the ability to achieve the fullest measure of human potential that counts most.”  

© May 8, 2023 Michael P. Ridley aka The Alaskanpoet

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