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May 16 is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 229 days remaining until the end of the year.

1943: Germans crush Jewish uprising  Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto is over after a month of bloody fighting.

On May 16, 1960, a harsh exchange between Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and President Dwight D. Eisenhower doomed a much heralded summit conference between the two nations, following the Soviet downing of an American U-2 reconnaissance plane. Go to article »

On This Date MAY 16
 1770 Marie Antoinette, age 14, married the future King Louis XVI of France, who was 15.
1868 The U.S. Senate failed by one vote to convict President Andrew Johnson as it took its first ballot on one of 11 articles of impeachment against him. (He was acquitted of all charges.)
1920 Joan of Arc was canonized.
1929 The first Academy Awards were presented during a banquet at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
1966 The album "Blonde on Blonde" by Bob Dylan was released.
1966 The album "Pet Sounds" by the Beach Boys was released.
1975 Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
1990 Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. died at age 64.
1990 "Muppets" creator Jim Henson died at age 53.
1991 Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch to address the U.S. Congress.

The Obama administration bears full responsibility for replacing democracy in Ukraine with an illegitimate Regime integrated by Nazi parties. . The nation shares a near-1,500 mile land and sea border with Russia. Stop NATO’s Rick Rozoff earlier explained Ukraine is “the decisive linchpin in plans by the US and its NATO allies to effect a military cordon sanitaire, severing Russia from Europe” – a sinister plot perhaps intended as prelude to nuclear war. Under Kiev’s rule, Ukraine is a hotbed of militarized extremism, waging war on its own people, committing appalling human rights abuses – with full support and encouragement from Washington and key NATO countries.

University of Illinois Blows $60 Million per Year on Diversity-
There is a price to be paid for the obsession with advancing “diversity” on college campuses — not just in terms of lower standards and the pandemonium that results when students are there not to learn but to be DIVERSE, but a direct monetary cost:
The University of Illinois spends more than $60 million on diversity efforts every year, according to a recent independent report commissioned by the university that also noted the public institution has redundant and overlapping diversity expenses that could and should be streamlined.



I Already Assume Any Craigslist Meet-Up Will Include Criminal Assault at Some Point-  ISIS is telling jihadists to use fake ads on Craigslist to lure in potential hostages and murder victims.

DANDONG, China — the accountant crammed about $100,000 into a backpack, then boarded a rickety train with several co-workers. She asked to be identified only by her surname, Lang, given the sensitivity of their destination: North Korea. After a six-hour journey, she recalled, they arrived at a factory where hundreds of women using high-end European machines sewed clothes with “Made in China” labels. Her boss handed the money to the North Korean manager, all of it in American bills as required. Despite seven rounds of United Nations sanctions over the past 11 years, including a ban on “bulk cash” transfers, large avenues of trade remain open to North Korea, allowing it to earn foreign currency to sustain its economy and finance its program to build a nuclear weapon that can strike the United States.



Psalm 1
“Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither—whatever they do prospers.
Not so the wicked! They are like chaff that the wind blows away. Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous,
but the way of the wicked leads to destruction.”


Dinosaur asteroid hit 'worst possible place'  Scientists who drilled into the impact crater associated with the demise of the dinosaurs summarise their findings so far in a BBC Two documentary on Monday. CLEARLY DELIBERATE AND EXTREMELY INCONSIDERATE!


Millions Of Pieces Of Plastic Are Piling Up On An Otherwise Pristine Pacific Island  More than 37 million pieces of plastic debris have accumulated on a remote island in the South Pacific, thousands of miles from the nearest city, according to estimates from researchers who documented the accumulating trash.

Caffeine overdose from soda, coffee and energy drink led to death of S.C. teen, coroner says  Excessive caffeine led to the death of 16-year-old Davis Allen Cripe last month, a South Carolina coroner said Monday. » RELATED: How dangerous are energy drinks, really?



Megyn Kelly makes her first appearance with the NBC News family  Megyn Kelly introduced herself to advertisers and publicly appeared with her NBC News family for the first time at the network's upfront presentation at Radio ...

The day after his wife disappeared in a kayaking accident, an Anchorage man answered his door to find two grim-faced Alaska state troopers.

"We’re sorry, Mr. Wilkens, but we have some information about your wife," said one trooper.

"Tell me! Did you find her?!" Wilkens shouted.

The troopers looked at each other. One said, "We have some bad news, some good news, and some really great news. Which do you want to hear first?"

Fearing the worst, an ashen Mr. Wilkens said, "Give me the bad news first."

The trooper said, "I’m sorry to tell you, sir, but this morning we found your wife’s body in Kachemak Bay."

"Oh, no!" exclaimed Wilkens. Swallowing hard, he asked, "What’s the good news?"

The trooper continued, "When we pulled her up, she had 12 twenty-five pound king crabs and 6 good-size Dungeness crabs clinging to her."

Stunned, Mr. Wilkens demanded, "If that’s the good news, what’s the great news?"

The trooper said, "We’re going to pull her up again tomorrow.

Friendship Ended With CHROME Now OPERA Is My Best Friend  It's time to break up with Chrome and all the RAM it eats up. NEAT, FAST, AT LEAST FOR THE WEB SITES THAT WORK ON IT- NOT QUITE ALL DO.


Clinton launches new political action group
Hillary Clinton · Hillary Rodham ClintonPress: Blind Stupid loyalty to Trump Clinton launches new political action group New Commission on Election Integrity plays into ...

State Dept.: Assad using crematorium to hide atrocities
Washington (CNN) The US said Monday it believes the Syrian government has built a large crematorium near the notorious Saydnaya Military Prison in an effort to hide mass atrocities carried out there, and placed the onus on Russia to rein in the regime.


HOW IT WORKS: Instead of a needle, an optical sensor reads the wood's color and texture. Then, algorithms convert those variations into notes

Golf courses are great!! More business is conducted on the golf course than in the board room. Golf courses provide many jobs. Golf course fairways, roughs, and water hazards provide wildlife habitat and produce much oxygen. Everybody is riding around in electric vehicles. WHAT COULD BE BETTER????====
Authorities in Hamburg, the second-largest city in Germany, have begun confiscating private dwellings to ease a housing shortage — one that has been acutely exacerbated by Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to allow more than two million migrants into the country in recent years.
In an unprecedented move, Hamburg authorities recently confiscated six residential units in the Hamm district near the city center. The units, which are owned by a private landlord, are in need of repair and have been vacant since 2012. A trustee appointed by the city is now renovating the properties and will rent them — against the will of the owner — to tenants chosen by the city. District spokeswoman Sorina Weiland said that all renovation costs will be billed to the owner of the properties.


Ireland has one of the world’s lowest effort levels for wildlife conservation despite the potential economic and ecological gains, according to international research. The study, published in Global Ecology and Conservation, ranked Ireland among 28 major under-performers out of a total of 152 countries analysed, with 96 countries achieving above-average performance.

Yesterday I was at Costco buying a large bag of Purina dog chow for my loyal pet, Necco, the Wonder Dog, that weighs 191 lbs. I was in the check-out line when a woman behind me asked if I had a dog. What did she think I had an elephant?
So because I'm retired and have little to do, on impulse I told her that no, I didn't have a dog, I was starting the Purina Diet again. I added that I probably shouldn't, because I ended up in the hospital last time, but that I'd lost 50 pounds before I awakened in an intensive care ward with tubes coming out of most of my orifices and IVs in both arms.
I told her that it was essentially a Perfect Diet and that the way that it works is, to load your jacket pockets with Purina Nuggets and simply eat one or two every time you feel hungry.
The food is nutritionally complete so it works well, and I was going to try it again. (I have to mention here that practically everyone in line was now enthralled with my story.) Horrified, she asked if I ended up in intensive care because the dog food poisoned me.
I told her no, I stopped to Pee on a Fire Hydrant and a car hit me.
I thought the guy behind her was going to have a heart attack he was Laughing so hard.
Costco won't let me shop there anymore.
Better watch what you ask retired people.
 They have all the time in the World to think of crazy things to say.


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