IN HOPE FOR
AUGUST 1 IS MUSTARD DAY.
AUGUST 2 IS DON’T WORRY DAY. (we hope)
AUGUST 7 IS PURPLE HEART💗 DAY.
BUGS BUNNY🐰 IS 80 YEARS OLD THIS YEAR! (And only one gray hare.😉)
THE FIRST BACK TO THE FUTURE MOVIE IS 35 YEARS OLD THIS YEAR.
2020 MARKS THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JUNGLE GYM.
AM😷NGST EVENTS AROUND THE W🌍RLD THIS PAST WEEK…
*Sadly, the World Health Organization reports a record increase in COVID-19 cases.
*North Korea thinks nukes prevents war???
*Will there be peace in Afghan???
*The pandemic versus the economy.
*Should Fiji close embassies???
*Is China planning to interfere with US elections in November???
*Opinion: What the World thinks of American President Donald Trump.
*Will George R. R. Martin EVER finish writing A Song of Ice and Fire Book Six: The Winds of Winter???
*The Mars 2020 mission is underway!
*Another NEO in space.
*A secret of Stonehenge???
*Finding the lost teddy bear.🧸
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.
THE CLIMATE CHANGE CHRONICLES…🌐
*Opinion: The pandemic versus the environment.
*The future of coal???
*Screen Legend Olivia de Havilland (Adventures of Robin Hood, Gone With The Wind, and much more) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Reese Schonfeld, former president/founder of CNN and fonder of the Food Network, has passed away.
*Malik B(aset) of The Roots is no longer with us.
*Film director Sir Alan Parker (Midnight Express, Pink Floyd: The Wall, others) has passed away.
*Deck hand Mahlon Reyes (Deadliest Catch) is no longer with us.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
THE BORDER WALL-KIDS-IMMIGRATION ISSUES…
*The Department of Homeland Security via the Trump Administration is still defying the Supreme Court on the Deferred Action Against Childhood Arrivals Act!
*Out of all the issues the Supreme Court has taken on, the border wall won’t be one of them.
*Trump's former housekeeper who told of his practices could now be deported.
NOTE: While we are doing our best to provide coverage, the above is a serious, ongoing issue. Especially since no one has yet to discuss the costs of separating families and who is truly responsible for the deaths of FOUR “detainees” (known to date), let alone if anyone might actually be making a profit from this situation.
THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION…🗹
*While he wishes otherwise, Trump CANNOT legally delay the election.
He has since changed his mind, but Trump’s still against mail in ballots.
*“Where did the money go?”—Federal Election Commission.
*“You can’t use my music!”—Neil Young to Trump.
*Apparently the Ronald Reagan Foundation doesn’t want to be associated with Trump either.
*Was it the location or the campaigner???
*Is Trump's campaign in trouble???
*The GOP hasn’t expressed much concern over Russia, but they’re worried CHINA might interfere with the elections this fall???
*Are the current polls in error???
*New ad uses Trump’s own actions against him.
*Anti-political ads are standard campaign procedure, but where are Republicans getting their information???
What the World thinks of “President” Trump.
*How the White House deals with internal COVID-19 cases.
*A short press conference.
*Trump is still fighting to keep his tax returns private (hidden???).
*Opinion: Does Susan Collins still have a political future???
*Why is he lying???
*Will the public believe him and Trump???
*Trump wants to ban Tik Tok in the US.
*Trump has picked his nominee for Ambassador to Germany.
*Is Trump jealous of Doctor Fauci??? (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
SOCIAL (IN)JUSTICE… (originally just George Floyd news)
*Slavery was a necessary evil??? AS IF! 😝
the violence continues, including Portland. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Who would send someone to INTENTIONALLY make the protesters look bad???
*Yet there are others doing it too!
*“Why are you singling us out?”—Democratic mayors to Trump over Federal forces.
*Federal forces are leaving Portland, but where to next??? (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*NO service or protection???
*Ex-KKK leader David Duke can no longer Tweet.
😷THE US VERSUS COVID-19… (separated from the purely political news)
The state of your state, from two different perspectives. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*When might your state “peak”???
*Opinion: Why there is no testing on a Federal level??? (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Getting paid despite the lack of a viable vaccine yet!
*At least this organization is working on a vaccine.
*The pandemic versus unemployment.
*The pandemic versus bigotry.
*The pandemic versus baseball and other sports. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*What IS happening in Texas.
*Should Florida’s schools physically reopen??? Should any before it’s safe??? (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Just in case they’re planning possibilities, and weighing the costs. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*The science in regards to the pandemic versus children.
*Guess they’ve changed their tune.
*Why (Hint: $$$!) other Republicans are now supporting Hydroxychloroquine, despite the fact IT DOESN’T WORK against the pandemic! (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*A party to CELEBRATE the pandemic???
*Is Trump against Fair Housing too???
*Don’t lie on Twitter!
*The Trump post banned from both Twitter AND Facebook!
*Ironically, Trump thinks any Tweet against him should be illegal.
IT’S FACT CHECK TIME!✅
*😷FACE MASKS WORK!😷
*Doctor Fauci warned Trump of a potential medical situation in 2017!
MEANWHILE, IN CONGRESS…
*Trump’s Attorney General William Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee July 28, including a potential (non) surprise in October . (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*High Tech CEOs were questioned on political ad procedures and other matters July 29.
*Reducing unemployment benefits is the GOP’s idea of “relief”???
*Senate Republicans can’t agree on the next package.
*Mitch McConnell’s idea of a relief bill doesn’t HEAL.
*Yet Trump only wants a “short term” package.
*The House says no recess until the work is done, while the Senate took a 3 Day Weekend. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*The House is demanding answers concerning possible Russian interference in the 2020 Presidential election.
*Who has gone into bankruptcy so far this year???
*McDonald’s is planning to close 200 US locations.
*Dunkin’ is planning to close 800 US locations!
*Are there problems on Ellen???
*For the virtual ceremony September 20, the 2020 Emmy nominees are… (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Sadly, more wildfires for California.
*ANOTHER baseball⚾ problem!
*Sorry sports fans. No preseason football.🏈
😀AND FINALLY, SOME GOOD NEWS…
*A safer Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune are on the horizon!
*Finding the lost teddy bear.🧸
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