BULLYING HAS TO STOP!
THE VIRUSES ARE STILL ONGOING.
PLEASE GET VACCINATED,
WEAR YOUR MASK😷 WHEN NECESSARY
& BEWARE ANY VERSION OF
MAY IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.🎗
MAY IS ALSO ASIAN AMERICAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH.
MAY 13 IS WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY.
MAY 13 IS THE 105TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JENNY AIRMAIL STAMP,
noteworthy since some had the plane pictured upside down.
MAY 14 IS MOTHERS’ DAY.
MAY 15 IS THE 95TH ANNIVERSARY OF PLANE CRAZY
& THE DEBUTS OF MICKEY AND MINNIE MOUSE,
despite Disney retconning the event to Steamboat Willie.
MAY 21 IS INTERNATIONAL TEA DAY.
MAY 22 IS INTERNATIONAL BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY DAY,
or in Star Trek terms: Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations.
AM😷NGST EVENTS AROUND THE W🌍RLD THIS PAST WEEK…
Although the World Health Organization has ended the immediate Emergency, COVID and its variants continue to be a global problem. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*The COVID state of the world, as of May 13, 2023.
*The global M(onkey) Pox status, as of May 13, 2023.
*Canada and China have deported each other’s diplomats from their respective countries. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*May 16 is the 60th anniversary of Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper being launched in Faith 7, the final mission of the Project Mercury space program.
THE RUSSIA UKRAINE WAR!
*A review of recent events, including Russia now being short 4 planes. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Opinion: Are Russian forces on the edge of collapse???
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…
*May 23 is World Turtle🐢 Day.
*The innocent lives lost during the Russian invasion of the Ukraine, like French journalist Arman Soldin, killed while covering the invasion May 9.
*The innocent lives lost May 6 to a shooter running amok at a Texas shopping mall. This sad item wasn’t confirmed before posting last week’s news highlights.
*Hall of Fame baseball⚾ great Vida Blue has passed away.
*Actress Jacklyn Zeman (General Hospital, The Bay, much more) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Former professional golfer🏌 Don January is no longer with us.
*Former coach and Football🏈 Hall of Fame member Joe Kapp has passed away.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
THE BORDER WALL-KIDS-IMMIGRATION ISSUES…
*With the Title 42 COVID Restrictions over, the hopeful immigrants return.
NOTE: While we are doing our best to provide coverage, the above is a serious ongoing issue. Especially since no one has yet to fully discuss the health and safety of all the detainees as well as the various costs under Donald Trump of separating families and who is truly responsible for the deaths of FIVE detainees (known to date), let alone if anyone might actually be making a profit from this situation.
*The latest on the Federal Budget versus Debt Ceiling is below.
💲THE BUDGET BATTLE…
*Whatever happens next, President Biden has expressed his opinion on the situation, including stating that he will not compromise on fighting climate change. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
⚖THE SUPREME COURT REPORT…
*The Court overturned a conviction and possibly made future corruption investigations more difficult in the process. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*In another case, the Court thinks pronouns matter.
*The usual response after a shooting spree at a Texas Mall May 6. (There are 3/THREE separate links in this item.) This sad item wasn’t confirmed before posting last week’s news highlights.
😷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!
MEANWHILE, IN CONGRESS…
*House of Representatives member George Santos pleaded “Not Guilty” to a multiple count indictment and remains in custody until his next court appearance. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*May 17th is the 50th anniversary of the Senate initiating their investigation into the Watergate scandal.
*E. Jean Carroll won her lawsuit against Trump, while he and fellow Republicans are not happy with the verdict. (There are 3/THREE separate links in this item.)
*As part of a multi-national task force, the FBI has helped to disable the Russian cyber ‘Snake’.
😀AND FINALLY, SOME GOOD NEWS…