MAY 6 IS FREE COMIC BOOK DAY (ONLY IN THE UNITED STATES?)
MAY 6 IS THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HINDENBURG DISASTER.
MAY 12 IS THE 85TH ANNIVERSARY OF GOOFY’S DEBUT IN “MICKEY’S REVUE”.
MAY 13 IS THE 410TH ANNIVERSARY OF JAMESTOWN, VIRGINIA BEING SETTLED.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK…
*While North Korea is preparing for another “missile test”, they claim it is the United States who wants a nuclear war.
*Venezuela is drafting a new constitution.
*Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo is facing impeachment charges for criticizing President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs policy of allowing civilians to shoot and kill even suspected users, dealers, and manufacturers.
*Puerto Rico has filed for government bankruptcy protection.
*Prince Philip has announced that he will officially retire from performing royal duties sometime this August, 2017.
*The Vatican/Holy See and Myanmar have officially established diplomatic relations.
*The first pack of New Guinea highland wild dogs in over 4 decades has been confirmed by scientists.
*Mark Selby won the 2017 World Snooker Championship of professional pool.
THE TERRORIST REPORT…
*Bombs are still the terrorists’ weapon of choice against innocent civilian and military targets.
*The innocent person killed when someone opened fire on a pool party in San Diego, California.
*The innocent person killed during the knife attack at the University of Texas.
*Actor Moray Watson (The Quatermass Experiment, The Darling Buds of May) has taken his last bow on life’s stage.
*Actress Daliah Lavi (Catlow, the original Casino Royale) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Actor Victor Lanoux (Cousin, Cousine) has taken his last bow on life’s stage.
*Actress Rosemary Frankau (Terry and June) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Actress Beryl Te Wiata (Xena: Warrior Princess) has taken her last bow on life's stage.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
President Trump actually considers the United States Constitution “archaic” and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus thinks the First Amendment (Freedom of Speech, etc) should be “adjusted”!
*Congress managed to pass a Federal budget to keep the government operating until the end of the current fiscal year September 30, 2017. But President Trump would have preferred to shut everything down in hopes of “fixing things”.
*While the House of Representatives have successfully agreed to replace “Obama Care” with the latest edition of “Trump Care” (which many disagree with), the Senate seems to be in no hurry to consider the idea.
*Does President Trump's new executive order protect religion or give it more discrimination power???
*President Trump is officially ending former First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let Girls Learn" program.
*While many actually support President Trump’s position against recreational marijuana, it appears that he is against medical marijuana too.
*Senators Ben Cardin and Marco Rubio have filed a bill hoping to restrict arms sales to the Philippine National Police over its drug war policies.
*Thanks to Congress, it may soon become more difficult for some employees to earn and collect overtime pay.
*Not everyone agrees with President Trump's praise and support of dictators.
*President Trump is pondering whether or not the government should continue helping to financially support historic African American colleges and universities.
Whether it gets passed and actually becomes law remains to be seen, 200 Congress officials have gathered to file a Federal LGBTQ Bill of Rights.
*Can the Federal Food and Drug Administration regulate what television employees have access to while on duty???
*Nobody knows why President Trump has fired White House Chief Usher Angella Reid.
*Desiree Fairooz was found guilty of disorderly conduct and sentenced after laughing at Jeff Sessions during his Senate confirmation hearing.
*And of course, President Trump is still unhappy with his media coverage, especially in the renewed battle against "Obama Care".
Can Delta (or any airline) actually arrest someone if they don't give up their seat on an overbooked flight???
*Will Texas soon be enacting stricter or more discriminatory rules concerning who can adopt a child???
*Does a funeral home have the right to refuse service to the deceased???
*Plans have been announced for former President Barack Obama to have his own Presidential Library in Chicago, Illinois.
*The 2017 Kentucky Derby was won by "Always Dreaming".
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