APRIL 1 IS APRIL FOOLS DAY.
APRIL 2 IS WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY.
APRIL 3 MARKS THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF PETUNIA PIG’S DEBUT
IN THE ANIMATED SHORT PORKY’S ROMANCE.
APRIL 5 MARKS THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOX TELEVISION NETWORK.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK…
*Carrie Lam has become the first female Chief Executive of Hong Kong.
*British Prime Minister Theresa May has officially started proceedings for the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. Exactly when remains undetermined.
*Crayola Crayons has decided to retire the color dandelion.
*Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák will make its closest pass to Earth this weekend.
THE TERRORIST REPORT…
*Bombs are still the terrorists’ weapon of choice against innocent civilian and military targets.
*Actress Darlene Cates (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Writer David Storey (Saville, This Sporting Life, Home) is no longer with us.
*Clem Curtis of The Foundations (“Build Me Up Buttercup”) has passed away.
*Actress Christine Kaufmann (Town Without Pity, The Last Days of Pompeii) has taken her last bow on life's stage.
*Nobel Prize winning (2003) theoretical physicist Alexei Abrikosov is no longer with us.
*Civil Rights lawyer (Brown v. Board of Education) William Thaddeus Coleman Junior has passed away.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
President Trump signed an executive order undoing all of former President Obama's climate change policies. Is "Net Neutrality" next to be undone??? (There are 2 separate links in this item.)
*Did President Trump give German Chancellor Angela Merkel a bill for NATO services???
*Does Donald Trump want Paul Ryan to resign as Speaker of the House???
*Should Trump avoid making trouble with California???
*Is President Trump expecting his son-in-law Jared Kushner to "fix" the government as head of a new department???
*Then again, did Kushner have any dealings with Russia???
*President Donald Trump is still unhappy with all the news coverage concerning Russia investigations, up to the point of even telling NBC to stop covering it! (There are 2 separate links in this item.)
*As the budget is being debated, many Republicans are apparently unhappy with President Trump's proposed cuts. (There are 2 separate links in this item.)
*The Senate has overturned the Obama Administration's guidelines for abortion funding.
*President Trump's National Security Adviser Michael T. Flynn is willing to testify under the condition of immunity in the ongoing congressional probe on Russia's possible role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
*$1 BILLION for 62 miles of President Trump's border wall???
*WHO PROFITS FROM WAR???
*Although some wonder where he is, is Secretary of State Rex Tillerson facing other troubles??? (There are 2 separate links in this item.)
*David Nunes will NOT recluse himself from Russian probe(s).
*Donald Trump will NOT be throwing out the first pitch in the Washington Nationals home opener Monday, April 3.
*The White House staff apparently will NOT be attending the 2017 White House Correspondents' Association dinner April 29.
*While they may not agree on everything, the GOP doesn't want Trump's past tax returns released either.
After all the trouble it's caused them, Good news: North Carolina has repealed their "transgender bathroom bill." Bad news: The state legislature has now banned "civil rights" protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people through 2020! (There are 2 separate links in this item.)
*Will the Democratic National Committee have a totally new staff soon???
*Current New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hopes to close the Riker's Island prison within a decade.
*So how is Barack Obama enjoying his post-Presidential life???
*The National Football League’s Raiders will move from Oakland to Las Vegas by 2020, joining that town’s Golden Knights of professional hockey as its second sports team.
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