George Jackson Born, Auschwitz Gas, Checkers Speech

September 23: On This Progressive Day
Fall of Tripolitsa, Greece, and massacre of 30,000 Turks (1821)

The first gas murder experiments are conducted at Auschwitz (1941)

Richard Nixon makes his "Checkers speech" (1952)

The Nazi (National German Socialist Workers Party) puppet state the Italian Social Republic is founded (1943)

Celebrate Bisexuality Day is first observed in the United States (1999)

President B. Hussein Obama gives his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly, and speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama travels to New York City and gives another teleprompted speech at the United Nations General Assembly (2010)

President B. Hussein Obama holds a tête-à-tête with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan at The White House (2013)

b: Walter Lippmann (1889), George Jackson (1941), Angela Maria DiFranco; d: Sigmund Freud (1939), Carl Rowan (2000)

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Islamic Violence Keeps Coming Up

Obama-Jarrett Admin wants us to just fuhgeddaboudit


Jeremiah Wright Born, Vinnytsya Social Justice, O-Globaloney

September 22: On This Progressive Day
Joseph Smith, Jr. stated he was directed by the Angel Moroni to the place where the Golden plates were stored (1823)

A steel strike led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers begins in PA before spreading across the U.S. (1919)

The National German Socialist Workers Party's SS murder 6,000 Jews - the survivors of the previous killings that took place a few days earlier in which about 24,000 Jews were executed - in Vinnytsya, Ukraine (1941)

President B. Hussein Obama addresses the Climate Change Summit at the United Nations General Assembly in New York (2009)

The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan-linked Islamist group Jundallah conducts a suicide bombing at a Christian church in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing at least 75 people (2013)

b: Tự Đức (1829), Wilhelm Keitel (1882), Rev. Jeremiah Wright (1941); d: Nathan Hale (1776)

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H.G. Wells Born, Cass Sunstein Born, Orlando Letelier Dead

September 21: On This Progressive Day
Benedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point (1780)

On Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, in Dunaivtsi, Ukraine, National Socialist German Workers Party operatives murder 2,588 Jews (1942)

The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) People's War and the Maoist Communist Centre of India merge to form the Communist Party of India (Maoist) (2004)

President B. Hussein Obama appears on The Late Show with David Letterman, his second late night talk show photo-op since becoming president (2009)

al-Shabaab Islamists attack the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing at least 67 people (2013)

At U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County, Virginia, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 145th round of golf as POTUS (2013)

b: H. G. Wells (1866), Cass Sunstein (1954); d: Annie Besant (1933), Artur Phleps (1944), Orlando Letelier (1976)

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Van Jones Born, #Occupy NFL, Marriott Islamabad Bombed

September 20: On This Progressive Day
Chester A. Arthur is inaugurated as the 21st President following the assassination of James Garfield (1881)

German SS murders at least 3,000 Jews in Letychiv, Ukraine (1942)

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is admitted to the United Nations (1977)

National Football League players begin a 57-day strike (1982)

An Islamist suicide bomber in a car attacks the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, killing twenty-two people (1984)

Fedayeen Islam detonates a dump truck full of explosives in front of the Marriott hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, killing 54 people and injuring 266 others (2008)

At Andrews Air Force Base in Prince George's County, Maryland, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 20th round of golf as POTUS (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama orders an end to the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, allowing openly gay men and women in the workplace for the first time (2011)

b: Upton Sinclair (1878), Sam Church (1936), Anthony 'Van' Jones (1968); d: Eduard Wirths (1945)

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