ON THIS DAY: July 19, 2018

July 19th is

Daiquiri Day

Seneca Falls Opening Day *

Stick Out Your Tongue Day

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Trump thinks Montenegro will start WW III because it’s “aggressive”

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Trump shoves the Montenegro PM aside at a NATO meeting

By ann summers

Trump implied that Montenegro – NATO’s newest member, which joined last year – is an aggressive place which may drag America into World War III.

Trump in his current “wouldn’t” mode, winds up taking the Russian position on European matters, especially NATO, in an interview with Fox News.

Would(n’) he even know how to find Montenegro on a map, or in a field. Would(n’t) he?

If the country had been rebranded MonteBannon, perhaps Trump (actual pretender to the throne of Moronika, adjacent to F*cking Moronika) would(n’t) have been so negative.

One would(n’t) expect Trump to understand the role of the Balkans in world war(s) and in the recent history of Yugoslavia, despite Melania’s Slovenian heritage.

The reality is defined by historical events including an actual 2016 coup plotted by Russia using Serbian help, among other matters including the flow of multinational funds though countries like Montenegro, Malta, or Cyprus that are smaller than nearby countries such as Ukraine.

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“The Grand Fenwick prime minister decides that their only course of action is to declare war on the United States. Expecting a quick and total defeat (since their standing army is tiny and equipped with bows and arrows), the country confidently expects to rebuild itself through the largesse that the United States bestows on all its vanquished enemies (as it did for Germany through the Marshall Plan at the end of World War II).”

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ON THIS DAY: July 18, 2018

July 18th is

Caviar Day

Sour Candy Day

World Listening Day

Nelson Mandela International Day

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ON THIS DAY: July 17, 2018

July 17th is

Yellow Pig Day *

National Tattoo Day

Peach Ice Cream Day

World Emoji Day *

Wrong Way Corrigan Day *

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ON THIS DAY: July 16, 2018

July 16th is

Guinea Pig Appreciation Day *

Corn Fritters Day

Fresh Spinach Day

Hot Dog Night

World Snake Day

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TCS: The Most Clever Species

Good Morning!

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Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings.
This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning
a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a comment.

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Here we are, the most clever species ever to have lived.
So how is it we can destroy the only planet we have?

– Jane Goodall

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ON THIS DAY: July 15, 2018

July 15 is

Tapioca Pudding Day

Gummi Worm Day

Pet Fire Safety Day

Give Something Away Day

Celebration of the Horse Day

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