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  1. May 17th In Music 1975 - Earth, Wind & Fire's LP That's The Way Of The World hits No. 1. 1989 - The Doobie Brothers release their reunion album, Cycles, which gets them back on the radio with the hit single "The Doctor." Birthdays: 1948 - Bill Bruford. English drummer. He was the original drummer for the rock group Yes, from 1968–1972, and then joined King Crimson. He worked as the touring drummer for Genesis in 1976 and 1978. 1952 - Roy Adams. Drummer for The Climax Blues Band. Born in Birmingham, England.
  2. On May 17, 1943, the crew of the Memphis Belle, one of a group of American bombers based in Britain, becomes the first B-17 crew to complete 25 missions over Europe. The Memphis Belle performed its 25th and last mission, in a bombing raid against Lorient, a German submarine base. But before returning back home to the United States, film footage was shot of Belle‘s crew receiving combat medals. This was but one part of a longer documentary on a day in the life of an American bomber, which included dramatic footage of a bomber being shot out of the sky, with most of its crew parachuting out, one by one. Another film sequence showed a bomber returning to base with its tail fin missing. What looked like damage inflicted by the enemy was, in fact, the result of a collision with another American bomber. The Memphis Belle documentary would not be released for another 11 months, as more footage was compiled to demonstrate the risks these pilots ran as they bombed “the enemy again and again and again, until he has had enough.”
  3. On May 17, 1769, George Washington launches a legislative salvo at Great Britain’s fiscal and judicial attempts to maintain its control over the American colonies. With his sights set on protesting the British policy of “taxation without representation,” Washington brought a package of non-importation resolutions before the Virginia House of Burgesses. The resolutions, drafted by George Mason largely in response to England’s passage of the Townshend Acts of 1767, decried Parliament’s plan to send colonial political protestors to England for trial. Though Virginia’s royal governor promptly fired back by disbanding the House of Burgesses, the dissenting legislators were undeterred. During a makeshift meeting held at the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg, Virginia’s delegates gave their support to the non-importation resolutions. Maryland and South Carolina soon followed suit with the passing of their own non-importation measures. The non-importation resolutions lacked any means of enforcement, and Chesapeake tobacco merchants of Scottish ancestry tended to be loyal to their firms in Glasgow. However, tobacco planters supported the measure, and the mere existence of non-importation agreements proved that the southern colonies were willing to defend Massachusetts, the true target of Britain’s crackdown, where violent protests against the Townshend Acts had led to a military occupation of Boston, beginning on October 2, 1768. When Britain’s House of Lords learned that the Sons of Liberty, a revolutionary group in Boston, had assembled an extra-legal Massachusetts convention of towns as the British fleet approached in 1768, they demanded the right to try such men in England. This step failed to frighten New Englanders into silence, but succeeded in rallying Southerners to their cause. By impugning colonial courts and curtailing colonial rights, this British action backfired: it created an American identity where before there had been none.
  4. This is a link that you can go to to download the Gendron manifesto. Nothing the media is saying is the truth ... but you already knew that didn't you. Payton Gendron, spent about as much time on Jew hatred as he did on Black hatred in his manifesto. https://www.mediafire.com/file/5ai00pagl7kx1y6/Payton_Gendron_manifesto.pdf/file
  5. My wife usually halves this recipe, there are only two of us ... except for the glaze, I absolutely refuse to allow her to cut down on my glaze, lol. Easy Breakfast Cheese Danish Ingredients: 2 cans ready to use refrigerated crescent rolls 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 1 egg white Glaze: ½ cup powdered sugar 2 Tablespoons milk ½ teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 13X9-inch baking pan. Lay a pack of crescent rolls in the pan and pinch the openings together. Beat the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and egg together until smooth. Spread the mixture over the crescent rolls evenly and then lay the second pack of crescent rolls on top of the cheese mixture and brush with egg white. Bake for 35-45 minutes until the top is golden brown. Top with glaze after cooling for 20 minutes. If you halve the recipe, you still use 1 egg and 1 egg white and cut the time down to 30-35 minutes.
  6. In case you've never dealt with them ... heads up ... Seagulls are absolute flying rat b@st@rds.
  7. Spiderman, Spiderman. Does Whatever A Spider Can ...
  8. I LOVE soups like this. You could cook a little meat, hamburger or ground pork, and add to this, but I love it just like this most of the time. Rice And Potato Soup - Lidia Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 3 potatoes, peeled and diced small 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 carrots, cut into disks 2 ribs celery, halved crosswise 2 teaspoons tomato paste 2 garlic cloves, minced 10 cups hot vegetable stock (see here) 2 bay leaves salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1 cup long-grain rice grated parmigiano *options 1 cup diced tomatoes 1/2 cup diced or minced onions Instructions: In a deep pot or large saucepan, cook the potatoes in the olive oil, turning occasionally, until browned, about 5 minutes. Add the carrots and celery, and cook 3-4 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon. Ok if the potatoes stick a little as long as they don’t burn. Add the tomato paste, garlic, hot vegetable stock, bay leaves, salt and pepper and any *options. Cover the pot and simmer 40 minutes over medium-low heat. Add the rice and cook 12 minutes longer, until the rice is tender. Remove and discard the celery and bay leaves, adjust the seasoning, and serve sprinkled with grated cheese.
  9. https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/matt-margolis/2022/05/15/heres-what-the-buffalo-shooters-alleged-manifesto-actually-says-n1597997
  10. 1957 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Two-Door Hardtop
  11. Streamline vans made at Holland Coachcraft of Govan, Glasgow, the company was established around 1930 and moved to Gateshead around 1936/7 and went bust in 1940.
  12. May 16th In Music 1964 - Mary Wells started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'My Guy'. Written and produced by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles. 1966 - The Beach Boys released the classic album Pet Sounds widely ranked as one of the most influential records ever released and has been ranked at No.1 in several music magazines lists of greatest albums of all time, including New Musical Express, The Times and Mojo Magazine. In 2003, it was ranked No.2 in Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list, (The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's came first). 1970 - Randy Bachman leaves The Guess Who to produce an album for Winnipeg band Brave Belt, which he eventually joins. Bachman recruits fellow Winnipeg bassist and vocalist C.F. Turner, and the band Bachman-Turner Overdrive is born. 1970 - Crosby Stills Nash & Young went to No. 1 on the US album chart with 'Deja Vu'. The album featured three Top 40 singles: 'Teach Your Children,' 'Our House,' and 'Woodstock'. In 2003, the album was ranked number 148 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. 1986 - Host Johnny Carson and his bandleader Doc Severinsen wear fake beards in honor of ZZ Top, who perform "Sharp Dressed Man" and "Tush" on The Tonight Show 1987 - U2 started a three week run at No. 1 on the US singles chart 'With Or Without You', the group's first US No. 1. The third track from their 1987 album, The Joshua Tree, was the group's most successful single at the time. Their next single, "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," follows to No. 1, cementing their superstar status. 1990 - Muppets creator Jim Henson dies of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome at 53. Henson made music a key component of The Muppet Show, which featured a gnarly house band (The Electric Mayhem) and welcomed many superstars eager to interact with his creatures. Willie Nelson, Don Knotts, Leo Sayer, Linda Ronstadt, Elton John, Julie Andrews, John Denver and Loretta Lynn all appeared on the show. Birthdays: 1946 - Roger Earl. Drummer for Foghat, Savoy Brown. Born in Hampton Court Palace, London, England. 1947 - Darrell Sweet. From Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, who had the 1976 US No. 8 single, 'Love Hurts'. Born in Bournemouth, England. Died on 4.30.1999. 1948 - Alto Reed. American saxophonist. He is best known as a long-time member of Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band and also worked with many artists including Grand Funk Railroad, Little Feat, Otis Rush, Spencer Davis, The Blues Brothers, The Ventures and George Thorogood. He died on 12.30.2020 age 72. 1949 - William Spooner. Guitarist, Grateful Dead. Born in Phoenix, Arizona.
  13. On May 16, 1918, the United States Congress passes the Sedition Act, a piece of legislation designed to protect America’s participation in World War I. Along with the Espionage Act of the previous year, the Sedition Act was orchestrated largely by A. Mitchell Palmer, the United States attorney general under President Woodrow Wilson. The Espionage Act, passed shortly after the U.S. entrance into the war in early April 1917, made it a crime for any person to convey information intended to interfere with the U.S. armed forces’ prosecution of the war effort or to promote the success of the country’s enemies. Aimed at socialists, pacifists and other anti-war activists, the Sedition Act imposed harsh penalties on anyone found guilty of making false statements that interfered with the prosecution of the war; insulting or abusing the U.S. government, the flag, the Constitution or the military; agitating against the production of necessary war materials; or advocating, teaching or defending any of these acts. Those who were found guilty of such actions, the act stated, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $10,000 or imprisonment for not more than twenty years, or both. This was the same penalty that had been imposed for acts of espionage in the earlier legislation. Though Wilson and Congress regarded the Sedition Act as crucial in order to stifle the spread of dissent within the country in that time of war, modern legal scholars consider the act as contrary to the letter and spirit of the U.S. Constitution, namely to the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights. One of the most famous prosecutions under the Sedition Act during World War I was that of Eugene V. Debs, a pacifist labor organizer and founder of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) who had run for president in 1900 as a Social Democrat and in 1904, 1908 and 1912 on the Socialist Party of America ticket. After delivering an anti-war speech in June 1918 in Canton, Ohio, Debs was arrested, tried and sentenced to 10 years in prison under the Sedition Act. Debs appealed the decision, and the case eventually reached the U.S. Supreme Court, where the court ruled Debs had acted with the intention of obstructing the war effort and upheld his conviction. In the decision, Chief Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes referred to the earlier landmark case of Schenck v. United States (1919), when Charles Schenck, also a Socialist, had been found guilty under the Espionage Act after distributing a flyer urging recently drafted men to oppose the U.S. conscription policy. In this decision, Holmes maintained that freedom of speech and press could be constrained in certain instances, and that The question in every case is whether the words used are used in such circumstances and are of such a nature as to create a clear and present danger that they will bring about the substantive evils that Congress has a right to prevent. Debs’ sentence was commuted in 1921 when the Sedition Act was repealed by Congress. Major portions of the Espionage Act remain part of United States law to the present day, although the crime of sedition was largely eliminated by the famous libel case Sullivan v. New York Times (1964), which determined that the press’s criticism of public officials, unless a plaintiff could prove that the statements were made maliciously or with reckless disregard for the truth, was protected speech under the First Amendment.
  14. On May 16, 1960, in the wake of the Soviet downing of an American U-2 spy plane on May 1, 1960, Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev lashes out at the United States and President Dwight D. Eisenhower at a Paris summit meeting between the two heads of state. Khrushchev’s outburst angered Eisenhower and doomed any chances for successful talks or negotiations at the summit. On May 1, the Soviets shot down a CIA spy plane and captured the pilot, Gary Francis Powers. The United States issued public denials that the aircraft was being used for espionage, claiming instead that it was merely a weather plane that had veered off course. The Soviets thereupon triumphantly produced Powers, large pieces of wreckage from the plane, and Powers’ admission that he was working for the CIA. The incident was a public relations fiasco for Eisenhower, who was forced to admit that the plane had indeed been spying on Russia. Tensions from the incident were still high when Eisenhower and Khrushchev arrived in Paris to begin a summit meeting on May 16. Khrushchev wasted no time in tearing into the United States, declaring that Eisenhower would not be welcome in Russia during his scheduled visit to the Soviet Union in June. He condemned the “inadmissible, provocative actions” of the United States in sending the spy plane over the Soviet Union, and demanded that Eisenhower ban future flights and punish those responsible for this “deliberate violation of the Soviet Union.” When Eisenhower agreed only to a “suspension” of the spy plane flights, Khrushchev left the meeting in a huff. According to U.S. officials, the president was “furious” at Khrushchev for his public dressing-down of the United States. The summit meeting officially adjourned the next day with no further meetings between Khrushchev and Eisenhower. Eisenhower’s planned trip to Moscow in June was scrapped. The collapse of the May 1960 summit meeting was a crushing blow to those in the Soviet Union and the United States who believed that a period of “peaceful coexistence” between the two superpowers was on the horizon. During the previous few years, both Eisenhower and Khrushchev had publicly indicated their desire for an easing of Cold War tensions, but the spy plane incident put an end to such talk, at least for the time being.
  15. On May 16, 1943, in Poland, the Warsaw Ghetto uprising comes to an end as Nazi soldiers gain control of Warsaw’s Jewish ghetto, blowing up the last remaining synagogue and beginning the mass deportation of the ghetto’s remaining dwellers to the Treblinka extermination camp. Shortly after the German occupation of Poland began, the Nazis forced the city’s Jewish citizens into a “ghetto” surrounded by barbed wire and armed SS guards. The Warsaw Ghetto had an area of only 840 acres but soon held almost 500,000 Jews in deplorable conditions. Disease and starvation killed thousands every month, and beginning in July 1942, 6,000 Jews a day were transferred to the Treblinka concentration camp. Although the Nazis assured the remaining Jews that their relatives and friends were being sent to work camps, word soon reached the ghetto that deportation to the camp meant extermination. An underground resistance group was established in the ghetto, the Jewish Combat Organization (ZOB), and limited arms were acquired at great cost. On January 18, 1943, when the Nazis entered the ghetto to prepare a group for transfer, a ZOB unit ambushed them. Fighting lasted for several days, and a number of Germans soldiers were killed before they withdrew. On April 19, Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler announced that the ghetto was to be cleared out in honor of Hitler’s birthday the following day, and more than 1,000 SS soldiers entered the confines with tanks and heavy artillery. Although many of the ghetto’s remaining 60,000 Jewish dwellers attempted to hide themselves in secret bunkers, more than 1,000 ZOB members met the Germans with gunfire and homemade bombs. Suffering moderate casualties, the Germans initially withdrew but soon returned, and on April 24 they launched an all-out attack against the Warsaw Jews. Thousands were slaughtered as the Germans systematically moved down the ghetto, blowing up buildings one by one. The ZOB took to the sewers to continue the fight, but on May 8 their command bunker fell to the Germans, and their resistance leaders committed suicide. By May 16, the ghetto was firmly under Nazi control, and mass deportation of the last Warsaw Jews to Treblinka began. During the uprising, some 300 hundred German soldiers were killed to the thousands of Warsaw Jews who perished. Virtually all the former ghetto residents who survived to reach Treblinka were dead by the end of the war.
  16. I thought I, or somebody, posted this before and now I can't find it ... but there's a freak that will find it if I did ... or if it was someone else. But I had comments to make so here it is. I'm glad to say I don't have anything produced by Klein and as far as I can remember, I never have. I'm not a name brands guy and never have been. Comfort and my own path mean way more to me than appearances do. What's really, really, really sad is you can see the scars where it's boobs were surgically removed when it was a woman. It's just an it now ... pathetic. It isn't a man having a baby. It's an it, that used to be a woman having a baby.
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