Trump just can't seem to get it right when it comes to statements about other races or religions.
It wouldn't be the end of the Reagan Years without some good old Libyan saber-rattling. News on this day in January of 1989 (also a Thursday) was mostly about the U.S. downing of two Libyan Air Force MIG's in what became known as the "Second Gulf
Tribute via the BBC World Service to Vaclav Havel, Czech Poet, playwright, dissident and first President of the reformed Czechoslovakia in 1989.
News of the day for July 4, 1989 - Supreme court ruling holding states to limit abortions sparks outrage. Mikhail Gorbachev lands in Paris. Poland swears in new parliament, first Soviet Bloc country to do so since late 1940's, Chinese protests crackdown continues with overseas broadcasts blacked out, radio broadcasts jammed and print material outlawed. Brush fires outside of Los Angeles burn homes.
Nights at the Roundtable with the criminally neglected and shamefully underrated San Francisco band Sea Hags - purveyors of the short-lived genre Sleaze Metal, but great guys nonetheless.
Nights At The Roundtable with Iowa Shoegaze/Post-Punk band Full Fathom Five with a track off their last issued album Multinational Pop Conglomerate from 1989, "Talking About Business".
News of the day for January 4, 1989. Reports of two Libyan MIG's shot down over the Gulf of Sidra. Congress re-convenes, the tip-end of The Reagan Years.
Nights At The Roundtable with Trashcan Sinatras and their debut single from 1989 (or 1990 or 1991 depending on which country you're in) - "Obscurity Knocks" (album version).
News of the day for December 2, 1989 - the Malta Summit and the problem with the sea. Romania in the midst of overthrow of the Ceausescu government and Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci seeks asylum in U.S.
(The Mighty Lemon Drops - sadly, didn't scratch the Hot 200 in the U.S.) [media id=17815] It's always interesting to see what lurks on the bottom
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