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Schmidt Meister

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  1. Notice of the beginning of Social Security Pay Deductions. Effective January 1, 1937 by Franklin Roosevelt.
  2. Skulls carved in dead tree trunk. Art by Carlos Barreto.
  3. Shirley Temple at 21 y/o. 1949. Colorized.
  4. Yes. The people at Quest told me they could test for the vax for the last two years. So, in plain language, that means if you've had the vax in the last two years they can detect it. It has absolutely NO bearing on when the vax was first administered. They can, according to them, detect it IF YOU GOT IT IN THE LAST TWO YEARS.
  5. FSU managed to beat UF even with the referees being paid off (obvious sarcasm due to the 3 calls against Travis on runs).
  6. My wife and I got Covid in December of 2019. I got tested for antibodies in Feb. 2022 Two years, as odd as that may seem. Some people think that Covid wasn't around until they heard of it.
  7. USS Iowa (BB-61) in floating dry-dock ABSD-2, 12.28.1944
  8. Cody Evans, a photographer from Ontario, captured this photo on Lake Erie during the storm on Nov. 18, 2022. Looks like Poseidon is just a tad miffed.
  9. Being pine ties, I don't know if they would have creosoted them, but I really don't know.
  10. I don't know how long after the vax it would remain relevant but when I was getting tested for the antibodies to prove I had had Covid, the lab techs at Quest told me that they could do a blood test to see if a person had had the vax for up to 2 years. Incidentally, I got tested for Covid antibodies 2 years after I had it and the antibodies were still detectable. I was getting tested to prove to my employers that I had had Covid. At the time I was on suspension for NOT getting the Covid vax and I still haven't taken it and I never will.
  11. November 26th In Music 1955 - Bill Haley's "Rock Around The Clock" becomes the first rock and roll record to hit No. 1 in the UK, thanks to its inclusion in the movie Blackboard Jungle. 1971 - Yes release Fragile, their fourth album and first with keyboard player Rick Wakeman. It includes some of their most enduring songs. 1983 - Quiet Riot's Metal Health hits No. 1 in America, becoming the first heavy metal album to reach the top spot. 1988 - Russian cosmonauts aboard Soyuz 7 took into space a cassette copy of the latest Pink Floyd album Delicate Sound Of Thunder and played it in orbit, making Pink Floyd the first rock band to be played in space. David Gilmour and Nick Mason both attended the launch of the spacecraft. 1994 - The Eagles started a two-week run at No. 1 on the US album chart with 'Hell Freezes Over.' The album name is in reference to a quote by Don Henley after the band's breakup in 1980; he commented that the band would play together again when … Birthdays: 1937 - Bob Babbitt. Hungarian-American bassist, most famous for his work as a member of Motown Records' studio band, the Funk Brothers, from 1966 to 1972. Babbitt's most notable bass performances include 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours' by Stevie Wonder, 'War' by Edwin Starr, 'The Tears of a Clown' by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, 'Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)' and 'Inner City Blues' by Marvin Gaye', and 'Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)' by The Temptations. Bob Babbitt died on 7.16.2012, aged 74. 1945 - John McVie. Bassist with the rock band Fleetwood Mac who had the 1977 US No. 1 single 'Dreams' taken from their worldwide No. 1 album Rumours which spent 31 weeks on the US chart. He was also a member of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. Born in Ealing, London, England.
  12. On November 26, 1941, Adm. Chuichi Nagumo leads the Japanese First Air Fleet, an aircraft carrier strike force, toward Pearl Harbor, with the understanding that should “negotiations with the United States reach a successful conclusion, the task force will immediately put about and return to the homeland.” Negotiations had been ongoing for months. Japan wanted an end to U.S. economic sanctions. The Americans wanted Japan out of China and Southeast Asia, and to repudiate the Tripartite “Axis” Pact with Germany and Italy as conditions to be met before those sanctions could be lifted. Neither side was budging. President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Cordell Hull were anticipating a Japanese strike as retaliation, they just didn’t know where. The Philippines, Wake Island, Midway, all were possibilities. American intelligence reports had sighted the Japanese fleet movement out from Formosa (Taiwan), apparently headed for Indochina. As a result of this “bad faith” action, President Roosevelt ordered that a conciliatory gesture of resuming monthly oil supplies for Japanese civilian needs canceled. Hull also rejected Tokyo’s “Plan B,” a temporary relaxation of the crisis, and of sanctions, but without any concessions on Japan’s part. Prime Minister Tojo considered this an ultimatum, and more or less gave up on diplomatic channels as the means of resolving the impasse. Nagumo had no experience with naval aviation, having never commanded a fleet of aircraft carriers in his life. This role was a reward for a lifetime of faithful service. Nagumo, while a man of action, did not like taking unnecessary risks, which he considered an attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor to be. But Chief of Staff Rear Adm. Isoruku Yamamoto thought differently; while also opposing war with the United States, he believed the only hope for a Japanese victory was a swift surprise attack, via carrier warfare, against the U.S. fleet. And as far as the Roosevelt War Department was concerned, if war was inevitable, it desired “that Japan commit the first overt act.”
  13. On November 26, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs a bill officially establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day. The tradition of celebrating the holiday on Thursday dates back to the early history of the Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay colonies, when post-harvest holidays were celebrated on the weekday regularly set aside as “Lecture Day,” a midweek church meeting where topical sermons were presented. A famous Thanksgiving observance occurred in the autumn of 1621, when Plymouth governor William Bradford invited local members of the Wampanoag tribe to join the Pilgrims in a festival held in gratitude for the bounty of the season. Thanksgiving became an annual custom throughout New England in the 17th century, and in 1777 the Continental Congress declared the first national American Thanksgiving following the Patriot victory at Saratoga. In 1789, President George Washington became the first president to proclaim a Thanksgiving holiday, when, at the request of Congress, he proclaimed November 26, a Thursday, as a day of national thanksgiving for the U.S. Constitution. However, it was not until 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving to officially fall on the last Thursday of November, that the modern holiday was celebrated nationally. With a few deviations, Lincoln’s precedent was followed annually by every subsequent president, until 1939. In 1939, Franklin D. Roosevelt departed from tradition by declaring November 23, the next to last Thursday that year, as Thanksgiving Day. Considerable controversy surrounded this deviation, and some Americans refused to honor Roosevelt’s declaration. For the next two years, Roosevelt repeated the unpopular proclamation, but on November 26, 1941, he admitted his mistake and signed a bill into law officially making the fourth Thursday in November the national holiday of Thanksgiving Day.
  14. I posted that video on fecesbook and they immediately hid it where even I can't see it and didn't give me any explanation other that it was bullying and could cause others to hurt themselves. And they warned me that further violations would lead to my account being restricted or removed permanently. Since I couldn't respond to the warning directly I just posted this on my account ... not that they give a cr*p. I have a feeling, my third fecesbook account is fixing to be permanently suspended or removed.
  15. Short video of a woman sitting at a table in an unidentified voting precinct filling out and stamping one ballot right after the other ... https://va.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_rl7ao5Zci21z0271o.mp4
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