Saturday, April 7, 2018

THE WEEK IN REVIEW: APRIL 1-7, 2018

APRIL 7 MARKS THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION.
APRIL 14 IS THE 190TH ANNIVERSARY
OF NOAH WEBSTER’S FIRST DICTIONARY.


AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK…
*Carlos Alvarado is the new President of Costa Rica.
*Julius Maada Bio is the new President of Sierra Leone.
*Mokgweetsi Masasi has replaced the retiring Ian Khama as the new President of Botswana.
*Tiangong-1, China’s first space station, has crash landed in the Pacific Ocean near Tahiti.
*Dinosaur footprints have been found on the Isle of Skye!



THE TERRORIST REPORT…
*Twitter is proud of its terrorist account suspension record.
*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.

đŸ˜­PASSING PARADE…
*TV producer/writer Stephen Bochco (LA Law, Hill Street Blues, and much more) is no longer with us.
*Actor Soon-Tek Oh (James Bond’s The Man With The Golden Gun, the original Hawaii 5-0) has taken his last bow on life’s stage.
*The victim(s?) of the fire at Trump Tower in New York City.
*Federal Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the Ninth Circuit of Appeals.

WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
POLITICALLY…
*President Trump doesn’t like the revelation that Trade Wars and Tariffs work both ways. Yet he still wants to impose more tariffs. (There are 3/THREE separate links in this item.)
*The Trump Administration is suing California over land sales.
*The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are “over” as far as Donald Trump is concerned.
*President Trump wants a former caddy to be his new White House Communications Director???
*The Trump Administration will soon be losing its infrastructure policy adviser too.
*President Trump doesn't like his Chief of Staff either???
*The latest on Donald Trump’s plans for the 2020 Census.
*If he can’t have his wall and Congress has failed to enact tougher border security measures, Trump will dispatch the National Guard to “secure” the Mexican border. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Just how does Trump currently feel about the media??? And just who is the Sinclair Broadcast Group??? (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Trump probably won't be attending the White House Correspondents Dinner this year.
*The latest on Donald Trump versus "Stormy" Daniels, and what might lie ahead. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Some opinions as to possibly why Donald Trump doesn't like Amazon.
MEANWHILE…
*Do some Republicans still consider Hillary Clinton a “threat” to their (re)election efforts???
*A Republican California Gubernatorial candidate wants to INSTITUTIONALIZE the homeless!!!
*Republican Ted Cruz is facing a tough Democratic challenger for re-election this year.
*Texas' Republican U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold has announced his resignation.
ELSEWHERE…
*The suspect in the April 3 attack on YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California killed herself rather than be arrested.
*The final results of the 2018 Men’s and Women’s NCAA College Basketball tournaments. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Possibly the next best comedy writer is only NINE years old!



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