January 12, 2019 This day in history
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Started by metmike - Jan. 12, 2019, 1:07 a.m.

Pick one...........or just look at what's there.


1915 – The United States House of Representatives rejects a proposal to require states to give women the right to vote.


1966Lyndon B. Johnson states that the United States should stay in South Vietnam until Communist aggression there is ended.

While we're over there saving the world from communism, let's do this to the people, animals, plants and environment:


"Up to four million people in Vietnam were exposed to the defoliant. The government of Vietnam says as many as 3 million people have suffered illnesses because of Agent Orange.[4] The Red Cross of Vietnam estimates that up to 1 million people are disabled or have health problems as a result of Agent Orange contamination.[5] The United States government has challenged these figures as being unreliable.[6] The chemical is capable of damaging genes, resulting in deformities among the offspring of exposed victims. The U.S. government has documented higher cases of leukemia, Hodgkin's lymphoma, and various kinds of cancer in exposed veterans. Agent Orange also caused enormous environmental damage in Vietnam. Over 3,100,000 hectares (31,000 km2 or 11,969 mi2) of forest were defoliated. Defoliants eroded tree cover and seedling forest stock, making reforestation difficult in numerous areas. Animal species diversity sharply reduced in contrast with unsprayed areas"

By joj - Jan. 12, 2019, 5:48 a.m.
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Joe Namath guarantees a win over the Baltimore Colts (1/12/69).  Jets were 17 1/2 point underdogs as I recall.  At the time I was a boy.  It broke my heart as I was a Johnny Unitas fan.  Biggest football upset in history?

By metmike - Jan. 12, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
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Thanks joj!