Wednesday, January 2, 2019

TheList 4892


The List 4892 TGB
To All,

I hope that you all had a great weekend. Happy New Year to all. This is a Bubba breakfast Friday in San Diego. The list will be spotty the next few days. I am Off to Arizona to be with sister who is having a Liver transplant tonight.

Regards,

Skip
 
This day in Naval History
 
Dec. 31

1862—USS Monitor founders in a storm off Cape Hatteras, NC, and is lost. Ordinary Seaman John Jones of USS Rhode Island is awarded the Medal of Honor for his conduct while rescuing crewmen during the night.
1941—Adm. Chester W. Nimitz assumes command of U.S. Pacific Fleet.
1942—USS Essex (CV 9), the first of a new class of aircraft carriers, is commissioned at Norfolk, VA.
1943—USS Greenling (SS 213) sinks Japanese transport Shoho Maru southeast of Ponape and evades counterattacks by submarine chaser Ch 30.
1948—The last annual report by a Secretary of the Navy to Congress and the President is filed by Secretary of the Navy John L. Sullivan. Thereafter the Secretary of Defense reports annually to Congress.
 
Jan. 1
1819—Smith Thompson takes office as the sixth Secretary of the Navy, serving until Aug. 31, 1823.
1943—USS Nautilus (SS 168) evacuated 29 civilians from Teop Island, Solomons.  Also on this date, USS Porpoise (SS 172) attacked a Japanese convoy and sank the freighter Renzan Maru off northeastern coast of Honshu, Japan.
1944—PBY aircraft sink Japanese cargo ship Kanaiyama Maru near Lorengau, Admiralities.
1944—USS Ray (SS 271) sinks a Japanese gunboat at the mouth of Ambon Bay, while USS Puffer (SS 268) attacks a Japanese convoy at the western entrance of the Mindanao Sea, sinking an army cargo ship. On the same day USS Herring (SS 233) attacks a Japanese convoy, sinking an aircraft transport ship 220 miles off Tokyo Bay.
1959—The U.S. Naval Observatory introduces a system of uniform atomic time using cesium beam atomic oscillators. This measurement is adopted as standard by the International Committee on Weights and Measures.
1962—Navy SEAL teams are established with Teams One and Two formed with personnel from Underwater Demolition Teams. 
 
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2016 Today in History December 31
1775

George Washington orders recruiting officers to accept free blacks into the army.
1852

The richest year of the gold rush ends with $81.3 million in gold produced.
1862

Union General William Rosecrans' army repels two Confederate attacks at the Battle of Murfreesboro (Stone's River).
1910

John B. Moisant and Arch Hoxsey, two of America's foremost aviators, die in separate plane crashes.
1911

Helene Dutrieu wins the Femina aviation cup in Etampes. She sets a distance record for women at 158 miles.
1915

The Germans torpedo the British liner Persia without any warning killing 335 passengers.
1923

The Sahara is crossed by an automobile for the first time.
1930

Brewery heir Adolphus Busch is kidnapped.
1941

General MacArthur reports that U.S. lines in Manila have been pushed back by the Japanese.
1942

After five months of battle, Emperor Hirohito allows the Japanese commanders at Guadalcanal to retreat.
1944

Hungary declares war on Germany.
1965

California becomes the largest state in population.
1977

Cambodia breaks relations with Vietnam.
 
 
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Happy New Year ladies
Thanks to Mike
Why Women Are So Special.

Mum and Dad were watching TV when

Mum said, "I'm tired, and it's
Getting late. I think I'll go to bed."
She went to the kitchen to make sandwiches for the next day's
Lunches. Rinsed out the popcorn bowls, took meat out of the
Freezer for supper the following evening, checked the cereal box
Levels, filled the sugar container, put spoons and bowls on the
Table and started the coffee pot for brewing the next morning.
She then put some wet clothes in the dryer, put a load of clothes
Into the washer, ironed a shirt and secured a loose button. She
Picked up the game pieces left on the table, put the phone back on
The charger and put the telephone book into the drawer.

She yawned and stretched and headed for the bedroom.
She stopped by the desk and wrote a note to the teacher, counted
Out some cash for the excursion and pulled a text book out from
Hiding under the chair. She signed a birthday card for a friend,
Addressed and stamped the envelope and wrote a quick note for the
Grocery store. She put both near her bag.
Mum then washed her face with 3 in 1 cleanser, put on her Night
Solution & age fighting moisturizer, brushed and flossed her teeth.
Dad called out, "I thought you were going to bed."
"I'm on my way," she said. She put some water into the dog's dish
And put the cat outside, then made sure the doors were locked and
The patio light was on.. She looked in on each of the kids and
Turned out their bedside lamps and radios, hung up a shirt, threw
Some dirty socks into the hamper, and had a brief conversation
With the one up still doing homework.
In her own room, she set the alarm; laid out clothing for the next
Day, straightened up the shoe rack. She added three things to her
6 most important things to do list. She said her prayers, and
Visualized the accomplishment of her goals.
About that time, Dad turned off the TV
And announced to no one in particular. "I'm going to bed." And he
Did...without another thought.
Anything extraordinary here? Wonder why women live longer...?
'CAUSE THEY ARE MADE FOR THE LONG HAUL.........
(and they can't die sooner, they still have things to do!!!!)
Send this to five phenomenal women today...they' ll love you for it!
And Forward this to as many men as you can so that they know why
Women are so special :) ..........!
God's very own creation! :)
 
 
 
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Thanks to Mike
Thomas Jefferson
As we begin 2019, everyone in this country needs to stop think, and refresh themselves on lessons in history that have caused many nations to falter and fail.  We must learn from history......not repeat it.
Happy New Year!
Cheers
 
                    Thomas Jefferson
His Portrait is on the Two $2.00 Dollar Bill.
This is amazing.  
Thomas Jefferson was a very remarkable man who started learning very
early in life and never stopped.
At 5, began studying under his cousin's tutor.
At 9, studied Latin, Greek and French.
At 14, studied classical literature and additional languages.
At 16, entered the College of William and Mary.Also could write in Greek with one hand
while writing the same in Latin with the other.
At 19, studied Law for 5 years starting under George Wythe.
At 23, started his own law practice.
At 25, was elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses.
At 31, wrote the widely circulated "Summary View of the Rights of British America " And
retired from his law practice.
At 32, was a delegate to the Second Continental Congress.
At 33, wrote the Declaration of Independence
At 33, took three years to revise Virginia 's legal code and wrote a Public Education
bill and a statute for Religious Freedom.
At 36, was elected the second Governor of Virginia succeeding Patrick Henry.
At 40, served in Congress for two years.
At 41, was the American minister to France and negotiated commercial treaties with
European nations
along with Ben Franklin and John Adams..
At 46, served as the first Secretary of State under George Washington.
At 53, served as Vice President and was elected president of the American Philosophical
Society.
At 55, drafted the Kentucky Resolutions and became the active head of Republican
Party.
At 57, was elected the third president of the United States.
At 60, obtained the Louisiana Purchase doubling the nation's size.
At 61, was elected to a second term as President.
At 65, retired to Monticello .
At 80, helped President Monroe shape the Monroe Doctrine.
At 81, almost single-handedly created the University of Virginia and served as its first
president.
At 83, died on the 50th anniversary of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence along
with John Adams.
Thomas Jefferson knew because he himself studied the previous failed attempts at government. He understood actual history, the nature of God, His laws and the nature of man. That happens to be way more than what most understand today.
Jefferson really
knew his stuff.
A voice from the past to lead us in the future:
John F. Kennedy held a dinner in the White House for a group of the brightest minds
in the nation at that time. He made this statement: "This is perhaps the assembly of
the most intelligence ever to gather at one time in the White House with the exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone."
 "When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe "Thomas Jefferson
"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are
willing to work and give to those who would not."
 
Thomas Jefferson
"It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world." 
Thomas Jefferson
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government
from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."
Thomas Jefferson
"My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results
from too much government."
Thomas Jefferson
"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms."
Thomas Jefferson
"The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a
last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."
 
Thomas Jefferson
"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."Thomas Jefferson
"To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he
disbelieves
and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."
--Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson said in 1802:"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."
 
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