Night of the Long Knives, NOW Now, Obama ❤ BigGov

On This Progressive Day: June 30
The Tunguska event occurs in Siberia (1908)

The Night of the Long Knives, Adolf Hitler's violent purge of his political rivals in Germany (1934)

The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its first congress (1935)

The National Organization for Women, the so-called "feministas", is founded (1966)

The SCOTUS rules that states may outlaw homosexual acts between consenting adults (1986)

President B. Hussein Obama delivers remarks staged in the East Room to promote BigGov programs that have destroyed communities across the country (2009)

b: Oswald Pohl (1892), Walter Ulbricht (1893); d: Gregor Strasser (1934), Georgi Dobrovolski (1971)

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Rasputin Survives, Stokely Carmichael Born, Cruel & Unusual SCOTUS

On This Progressive Day: June 29
France annexes Tahiti (1880)

In Sudan, Muhammad Ahmad declares himself to be the Mahdi, the messianic redeemer of Islam (1881)

Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia (1914)

Carpathian Ruthenia is annexed by Soviet Union (1945)

The SCOTUS rules the death penalty could constitute "cruel and unusual punishment" (1972)

b: Stokely Carmichael (1941); d: Otto Seeck (1921)

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The Stonewall Riots, Manuel Zelaya Ousted, Robert Byrd Dead

On This Progressive Day: June 28
Labor Day becomes an official U.S. holiday (1894)

Malcom X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity (1964)

Stonewall Riots begin in New York City marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement (1969)

Political refugee Elián González is returned to communist Cuba, in a victory for Attorney General Janet Reno (2000)

Friend-of-Barack, progressive Honduran president Manuel Zelaya is finally ousted by a local military coup following a failed scheme to rewrite the Honduran Constitution and cancel presidential term limits, that would have enabled him to remain in power (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama hosts an activist-studded reception in the East Room for LGBT Pride Month (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama gloats from The White House after Obamacare, his signature progressive law, is upheld by the SCOTUS (2012)

b: Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1792), Carl Levin (1934), Leon Panetta (1938); d: Edward Carpenter (1929), Alexander Berkman (1936), Robert Byrd (2010)

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2016 Favorite Stumbles Out Of The Gate

99%'ers mum as Leftist D.C. fakery erupts


(via "Irony Deficiency" at hopenchangecartoons.blogspot.com)

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Obama Motive On Iraq Questioned

Critics tend to remind U.S. of BO's middle name


(via "Open Thread" at moonbattery.com)

Mormon Seers Lynched, Emma Goldman Born, The Mugabe Way

On This Progressive Day: June 27
Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail (1844)

The U.S. decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War (1950)

U.S. president Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union (1974)

The International Court of Justice finds against the U.S. in its judgment in the LaGrand Case (2001)

President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is re-elected in a landslide after his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai had withdrawn a week earlier, citing violence against his party's supporters (2008)

President B. Hussein Obama begins the removal of American combat troops from major Iraqi cities, under the ruse that Islamofascist terrorism no longer posed a threat (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama lunches with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed (2012)

b: Emma Goldman (1869), Bruce Babbitt (1938); d: Maximilian von Weichs (1954)

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The Great War, I Am A Jelly Donut, Cash-for-Clunkers

On This Progressive Day: June 26
End of the June Days Uprising in Paris (1848)

The first U.S. troops arrive in France to fight alongside Britain, France, Italy, and Russia against Germany, and Austria-Hungary in World War I (1917)

U.S. occupying forces leave the Dominican Republic (1924)

President John F. Kennedy speaks the famous words "I am a jelly donut" on a visit to West Berlin (1963)

Two FBI agents and a member of the American Indian Movement are killed in a shootout on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota; Leonard Peltier is later convicted of the murders in a controversial trial (1975)

President B. Hussein Obama signs the progressive 'Cash-for-Clunkers' legislation into law (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama outlines a second-term environmental strategy to halt economic growth in a speech on climate change, the BigGov scheme formerly known as Global Warming (2013)

b: Willy Messerschmitt (1898); d: Max Kögel (1946), Strom Thurmond (2003), Marc Rich (2013)

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Obama Touts Foreign Policy Chops

Under Prog leadership, U.S. 'fundamentally transforming' itself


(via "Obama’s Tee Shirt" at iowntheworld.com)

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George Orwell Born, Khobar Towers Bombed, Sonya Sotomayor Born

On This Progressive Day: June 25
Pittsburgh millionaire Harry Thaw shoots and kills prominent architect Stanford White (1906)

Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Colombia are established (1935)

The Berlin Airlift begins (1948)

Iranian Islamofascists perpetrate the Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia, killing 19 U.S. servicemen (1996)

Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier, is kidnapped by Palestinian terrorists in a cross-border raid from the Israeli territory (2006)

b: George Orwell (1903), Sonya Sotomayor (1954); d: George Armstrong Custer (1876)

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Moscow's Victory Parade, Robert Reich Born, Berlin Blockaded

On This Progressive Day: June 24
The Moscow Victory Parade takes place (1945)

Start of the Berlin Blockade: the Soviet Union makes overland travel between the West and West Berlin impossible (1948)

In Roth v. United States, the SCOTUS rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment (1957)

Jiang Zemin succeeds Zhao Ziyang as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China after crushing the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests (1989)

b: Robert Reich (1946); d: Lucrezia Borgia (1519)

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Cementing The Obama Legacy

GOP signals OK for regime to disregard 22nd Amendment, remain in office beyond 2016


(via "Open Thread" at moonbattery.com)

Zacatecas Falls, The Right To Work, Obama ❤ Mullahs

On This Progressive Day: June 23
Francisco Villa takes Zacatecas from Victoriano Huerta (1914)

The U.S. Senate follows the House of Representatives in overriding President Harry Truman's veto of the Taft-Hartley Act (1947)

The Sikh terrorist group Babbar Khalsa bombs Air India flight 182, bringing the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland and killing all 329 aboard (1985)

President B. Hussein Obama holds a press conference to lecture reporters on Obamacare, and finally, after a lengthy delay, issue a tepid comment on recent election corruption and public protests in Iran (2009)

b: Paul Joseph James Martin (1903); d: Werner Best (1989), Andreas Papandreou (1996)

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DiFi Born, Operation Barbarossa Kickoff, Lugo Limited

On This Progressive Day: June 22
Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa (1941)

Various Communist and Socialist French Resistance movements merge to one group (1941)

The Cuyahoga River catches fire, which triggers a crack-down on pollution in the river (1969)

President B. Hussein Obama grants authority over tobacco products to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama announces his plan to pull 33,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan before his 2012 re-election (2011)

The progressive friend-of-Barack, Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo, is removed from office by impeachment and succeeded by Federico Franco (2012)

b: Dianne Feinstein (1933), Elizabeth Warren (1949), Erin Brockovich (1960)

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