JANUARY 1 IS NEW YEAR’S DAY.JANUARY 1 IS THE 155TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION.
JANUARY 1 IS THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF DONALD DUCK’S ONLY OSCAR WINNING CARTOON (DER FURHER’S FACE).
JANUARY 5 IS BIRD DAY FOR OUR FINE FEATHERED FRIENDS.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK…
North Korea doesn’t like the latest economic sanctions levied by the United Nations, declaring them “an act of war”; while allegedly constructing its first submarine capable of launching ballistic missiles. (There are 2 separate links in this item.)
*Mali Prime Minister Abdoulaye Idrissa Maïga has suddenly resigned without reason or warning.
*George Weah has been elected President of Liberia.
*America will soon cut its United Nations budget by $285 million dollars.
*Ringo Starr is on the verge of becoming a Knight.
THE TERRORIST REPORT…
*The Free Choice E-zine does not support terrorism, no matter what the “cause” or alleged “justification”. Thus we will only be posting news items in this section whenever terrorists are brought to justice.
*Actor Alfie Curtis (The Elephant Man, Star Wars 4: A New Hope) has taken his last bow on life’s stage.
*Voice Actor Dick Orkin has passed away.
*Actress Heather Menzies (The Sound of Music, Logan’s Run) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Author Sue Grafton (the Kinsey Milhone Alphabet mysteries, with the series now officially ending with Y is for Yesterday instead of Z) is no longer with us.
*Comic book artist Jim Baikie (Judge Dredd) has passed away.
*Comedienne/actress Rose Marie (The Dick Van Dyke Show, Hollywood Squares) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
America will soon cut its United Nations budget by $285 million dollars.
*ANALYSIS: what was 2017 like under President Trump???
*Will an ongoing probe of Hillary Clinton affect Mueller’s investigation into Russia possibly interfering with the 2016 Presidential election???
*QUESTIONS: Why didn’t President Trump attend the 40th annual Kennedy Center Honors presentation??? What does he have against Amazon and the United States Postal Service??? And why did he fire everyone on the Presidential HIV/AIDS Advisory Council??? (There are 3 separate links in this item.)
*How truthful and accurate was Donald Trump during a recent interview???
If one Republican Congressman has his way, the Department of Justice and the FBI would be “purged”.
*A study in contrasts. On one hand, former Senator Al Franken says “there is too much to do to totally give up my voice”, while Roy Moore still has yet to concede he lost his controversial bid for a Senate seat. (There are 2 separate links in this item.)
*Are Republicans still against the FBI and Mueller's ongoing investigation???
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