IT IS THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK…
North and South Korea are jointly removing landmines from the demilitarized zone between those two countries.
*Mauricio Vila Dosal is the new Governor of Yucatan.
*What is American President Donald Trump Administration’s latest disagreement with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations???
*When will the world run out of….???
*La Croix ISN’T all natural???
*Jodie Whittaker is scheduled to make her debut as both the next Doctor Who and the first woman in the title role during a BBC worldwide simulcast October 7. Check your local television listings for more details.
*Sadly, the Maldives Underwater Statue Gallery is no more.
*Team Europe won the 2018 Ryder’s Cup of professional golf.
*Another moon in outer space???
THE 2018 NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS ARE…
*Physiology/Medicine went to James Allison and Tasuko Honjo for their research on cancer therapies.
*For Physics: Arthur Askin, Gerard Mourou, and Donna Strickland share the prize for their work on microscopic object manipulation by lasers.
*Chemistry: George P. Smith, Frances Arnold, and Greg Winter for molecular studies.
*The Peace Prize went to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts “to end sexual assault as a weapon of war and conflict.”
*There will be no Nobel Prize for Literature this year.
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.
*Geoff Emerick, noted recording engineer who worked with The Beatles and other famous acts, has passed away.
*Drummer John Von Ohlen of the Blue Wisp Big Band is no longer with us.
*Noted claymation animator Will Vinton (California Raisins, Adventures of Mark Twain) has passed away.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
THE BORDER-KIDS-IMMIGRATION ISSUES…
*A California Federal Court has blocked the Trump Administration from ending the Temporary Protective Status program.
Apparently President Trump doesn’t like California’s idea of true Net Neutrality.
*Is Donald Trump a “self made man” or not??? The New York Times reports suspected pre-presidential tax schemes and Trump naturally doesn’t like the Times. Yet the state of New York IS investigating. (There are 5/FIVE separate links in this item.)
*What is the Trump Administration’s latest disagreement with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations???
*Congress is currently scheduled to be off from October 9-November 12 for the mid-term elections, but will only be in session from November 13-18 before taking the 19-23 off for Thanksgiving.
THE CONGRESSIONAL HEARING(S) FOR BRETT KAVANAUGH…
*Did President Trump limit the FBI investigation into the sexual assault allegations or not???
*Did Kavanaugh lie under oath before the sexual assault allegations began surfacing??? Many former classmates say he isn’t telling the truth and have withdrawn their support of him. (There are 4/FOUR separate links in this item.)
*Trump is still mocking the accuser(s), while some don’t like the results of the FBI’s short term investigation into the sexual assault allegations against the nominee. (There are 4/FOUR separate links in this item.)
*Despite all the reasons why he shouldn’t be in the Supreme Court, a Senate “test” vote passed Kavanaugh 51-49, but why was the seating arrangements changed??? (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*With a final, deciding vote of 50-48, Kavanaugh WILL be the next Supreme Court judge, with the swearing in ceremony to be performed before sunset so he can take the bench starting Monday! (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Yellowstone National Park DOESN’T like trash in its geysers!
*Will Toys R Us and Babies R Us return???
*And then there were 8, as Major League Baseball enters the playoffs phase on its way to the 2018 World Series.
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