10/23/14

Vladmir Lenin Revolts, Dalnik Massacre, Hezbollah Bombs Marines

October 23: On This Progressive Day
U.S. President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus in Washington, D.C., for all military-related cases (1861)

Vladmir Lenin calls for the October Revolution (1917)

19,000 Jews are burned alive at Dalnik in Odessa by Romanian and German troops (1941)

The Hezbollah group 'Islamic Jihad', backed by Iran and Syria, bombs the U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut killing 241 U.S. Marines and a French army barracks in Lebanon, killing 58 troops (1983)

President B. Hussein Obama overreacts, declaring a national emergency in response to the H1N1 phony epidemic (2009)

At Andrews Air Force Base in Prince George's County, Maryland, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 85th round of golf as POTUS (2011)

b: Frank Rizzo (1920); d: William N. Doak (1933)

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10/22/14

John Reed Born, Bobby Seale Born, JFK Orders Quarantine

October 22: On This Progressive Day
Operation Osoaviakhim takes place, recruiting of thousands of military-related technical specialists from the communist occupation zone of post-World-War-II Germany for employment in the Soviet Union (1946)

First U.S. casualties in Vietnam (1957)

President John F. Kennedy announces that U.S. spy planes have discovered Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba, and orders a naval "quarantine" (1962)

The U.S. Federal Labor Relations Authority decertifies PATCO for its illegal strike the previous August (1981)

Maurice Papon, an official in the progressive Vichy France government during World War II, is jailed for crimes against humanity (1999)

President B. Hussein Obama signs the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act in the East Room of the White House (2009)

b: Daniel Boone (1734), John Reed (1887), Bobby Seale (1936), Haley Barbour (1947); d: Russell Means (2012)

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10/21/14

John Paul Getty III's Ear, Clintons ❤ NorKs, Obama Ends War

October 21: On This Progressive Day
A five-month strike by United Mine Workers ends in the U.S. (1902)

7,000 Serbs shot in Kragujevac, Serbia by National Socialist Workers Party (Nazi) Germans (1944)

Argentine military officer Juan Perón married actress Evita (1945)

John Paul Getty III's cut-off ear is sent to a newspaper in Rome by his kidnappers, but due to a postal strike it doesn't arrive until November 8 (1973)

Under the Clinton Administration, North Korea and the U.S. sign an agreement that requires N. Korea to stop its nuclear weapons program and agree to inspections (1994)

President B. Hussein Obama meets with Senator John Kerry in the Oval Office to discuss pulling out of the war in Afghanistan (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama declares peace, announcing that the Iraq War will be over by year-end (2011)

b: Alfred Nobel (1833), Kim Kardashian (1980); d: Jack Kerouac (1969), Vulko Chervenkov (1980), Jim Garrison (1992), George McGovern (2012)

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10/20/14

John Dewey Born, Eugene Debs Dead, Getting Gadaffi

October 20: On This Progressive Day
The Long March ends (1935)

The House Un-American Activities Committee begins its investigation into Communist infiltration of Hollywood (1947)

Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis (1968)

Siad Barre declares Somalia a socialist state (1970)

President B. Hussein Obama holds a tête-à-tête with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in the Oval Office (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama comments on the killing of ousted Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi by NATO-backed Islamists (2011)

At U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County, Virginia, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 147th round of golf as POTUS (2013)

b: Arthur Rimbaud (1854), John Dewey (1859), Hilda Solis (1957); d: Eugene V. Debs (1926), Herbert Hoover (1964), Bob Guccione (2010), Muammar Gadaffi, Mutassim Gaddaffi (2011)

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10/19/14

Militant Prog-Fascisti, Cuba Embargoed, TOTUS in Silver Spring

October 19: On This Progressive Day
The League of Nations places economic sanctions on fascist Italy for its invasion of Ethiopia (1935)

The U.S. government places an embargo on Communist Cuba (1960)

President Richard Nixon rejects an Appeals Court demand to turn over the Watergate tapes (1973)

Black Monday - Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 22% (1987)

President B. Hussein Obama visits Viers Mill Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland, using a Teleprompter to deliver a speech to children about reading (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama wraps up a three-day phony bus tour of North Carolina and Virginia to promote his phony jobs plan (2011)

b: Fyodor Dan (1871); d: Anna Ulyanova (1935), Grover Norquist (1956), James P. Mitchell (1964), Jon Favreau (1966)

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