MORE GUN RESPONSIBILITY!
BAN BOOK BANNINGS AND BURNINGS!
GET VACCINATED, WEAR YOUR MASK😷
& BEWARE ANY VERSION OF
OR M(ONKEY) POX!
JANUARY 28 MARKS THE 65TH ANNIVERSARY OF
LEGOS BEING PATENTED PRIOR TO THEIR DEBUT.
JANUARY 29 IS PUZZLE DAY.
JANUARY 31 IS NATIONAL GORILLA🦍 SUIT DAY IN THE US,
THANKS TO MAD MAGAZINE’S DON MARTIN.
(See the ELSEWHERE section for more details.)
FEBRUARY IS HEART💓 HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH.
FEBRUARY IS AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH IN THE U.S.
SADLY, FEBRUARY 1 IS THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF
THE COLUMBIA SPACE SHUTTLE DISASTER. (See below for more details.)
FEBRUARY 2 IS GROUNDHOG’S DAY.
FEBRUARY 4 IS THE 85TH ANNIVERSARY OF
WALT DISNEY’S SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS.
2023 MARKS THE 210TH ANNIVERSARY OF
JANE AUSTEN'S PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
THE HAPPY COLOR APP CELEBRATES ITS 5TH ANNIVERSARY THIS YEAR.
AM😷NGST EVENTS AROUND THE W🌍RLD THIS PAST WEEK…
*While COVID and its variants continue to be a global problem, thankfully the vaccination battles continue too. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*The COVID state of the world, as of January 28, 2023.
*The global M(onkey) Pox status, as of January 28, 2023.
*The Green Comet is coming! Literally once in a multi-generation phenomenon. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*What is it???
*Opinion: So what does an extraterrestrial look like???
*Sadly, February 1 is the 20th anniversary of the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster. The craft was destroyed returning to Earth; losing Commander Rick Husband, pilot William McCool, payload commander Michael Anderson, engineer Kalpana Chawla; and astronauts David Brown, Laurel Clark, and Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli in space.
THE RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR!
*Russia isn’t happy the tanks are coming, but continues its missile barrages. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
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…🌐
*What, if anything, is going on with the Earth’s core??? (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*FYI: There are coastal areas that accept used Christmas Trees to help rebuild sand dunes along the beach. Check with yours to see if this program is available in your area.
*FYI: Some zoos accept used Christmas Trees to help feed their animals. Check with yours to see if this program is available in your area.
*Guitarist Anthony “Top” Topham (The Yard Birds) has passed away.
*Psychologist/TV Producer Lloyd Morrisett (co-creator of Sesame Street) is no longer with us.
*Actor Lance Kerwin (Salem’s Lot, James at 15/16, more) has taken his last bow on life’s stage.
*Keyboardist Dean Daughtry (The Classics IV, Atlantic Rhythm Section) is no longer with us.
*Current professional football🏈 player Jesse Lemonier has passed away.
*Former Major League Baseball⚾ pitcher Gary Peters is no longer with us.
*Screen Writer/Film Producer Gregory Allen Howard (Remember the Titans, Ali, more) has passed away.
*Actress Sylvia Syms (The Queen, The Saint, Thatcher, much more) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
CAPITAL CHAOS: JANUARY 6, 2021>AFTERMATH
THE PAPERS CAPER…
*Different opinions. Comparing the White House and Trump on the Lunar New Year shooting January 22. (There are 3/THREE separate links in this item.)
*Analysis: How some of your tax dollars have been spent.
*Opinion: The next target???
THE SUPREME COURT REPORT…
*Opinion: The state of the Court.
😷THE US VERSUS COVID-19…
😷THE US VERSUS M(ONKEY) POX…
*The state of your state, M(onkey) Pox wise.
IT’S FACT CHECK TIME!✅
*“It’s not a ‘fair’ tax.”—Senator Jon Tester.
*Opinion: Is the fox now guarding the hen house???
*Analysis: A look at Chevron’s definition of “business”.
*The nominees for the 2023 Golden Raspberries, celebrating the worst in last year’s movies, have been announced. The 2023 Oscar nominees for the best will be revealed in February.
*January 31 is the 60th anniversary of Don Martin first suggesting National Gorilla🦍 Suit Day in Mad magazine. It didn’t become a “holiday” until 1976.
😀AND FINALLY, SOME GOOD NEWS…