Historical happenings

6/25/1798 ~ US passes Alien Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens

6/25/1868 ~ US President Andrew Johnson passes a law that government workers would work 8 hr day

6/25/1913 ~ American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913.

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There are no rules and regulations for perfect composition. If there were we would be able to put all the information into a computer and would come out with a masterpiece. We know that’s impossible. You have to compose by the seat of your pants.

~ Arnold Newman

Observations

The “Memory Hole” exists with the current biased media. If ideas don’t fit the current narrative, they simply don’t exist. No ink is expended on past accomplishments .

A very good example of how the media can influence perception! Ask about great boxers down through time and the media gets very shortsighted and PC.

That is especially true among younger people with no firsthand knowledge and limited perception to begin with and almost without exception, Mohammad Ali, albeit a great fighter, is named. Any others and there are no answers. One more silence period and if asked about Joe Louis or some one undefeated?, blank looks.

How about Rocky Marciano? Never defeated and no draws. Rocky did not play with his foes, he simply beat the crap out of them!

The Greatest Heavyweight Champ When’s the last time you heard the name Marciano mentioned on any sports show? If you grew up in the 40’s and 50’s, you listened to most of his fights on radio since they weren’t carried on the limited TV (ABC, NBC & CBS) of the time and Pay Per View didn’t exist.

His fights with Ezzard Charles, a black, were epics. Rocky didn’t know about “Rope a Dope”. His secret trick was to just put his opponent to sleep in the middle of the ring…49 wins and no losses.

Since he was white and boxing has been taken over by blacks, he will never be given his due in this PC socially engineered society of the last 60 years or so.
Since the Liberal/Progressives control our culture, society, media and
sports, Marciano and his record will be buried forever in sports history.

He is the only undefeated (49 -0) Heavyweight Champion in the history of boxing. He was also drafted and served in the army.

Just so you know.A lot of people have this title confused. The Greatest Boxer of All Time: Didn’t die recently…he died 47 years ago.

He didn’t have 5 losses, he had zero. . .. None! He didn’t have 37 Knock Outs he had 43 (88%). He didn’t dodge the draft. He wasn’t a race baiter and sure as hell didn’t convert to Islam.

He was a local kid named Rocky Marciano, aka The Brockton Blockbuster. Don’t let the mainstream media idolize false prophets. When he was asked on TV if he could’ve knocked out Ali in his prime his response was oh so classical!”I’d be conceited if I said I could’ve, but I’d be a liar if I said I couldn’t”.
We’ll never know, but I know where my money would be placed. You see, I’m old enough to have listened to him fight on the radio and on the Gillette “Cavalcade of Sports”.

Names from Rocky’s time include Jersey Joe Walcott, Archie Moore, Floyd Patterson, Ezzard Charles, Joe Louis and Sugar Ray Robinson to name a few.

Real name: Rocco Francis Marchegiano

Historical happenings

6/23/1780 ~ American Revolution: Battle of Springfield fought in and around Springfield, New Jersey (including Short Hills, formerly of Springfield, now of Millburn Township.

6/23/1868 ~ Christopher Latham Sholes patents the “Type-writer”

6/23/1908 ~ Shah Mohammed Ali leads a successful counter-revolution in Persia, aided by the Russian legation and a Cossack brigade

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Historical happenings

6/22/1807British board USS Chesapeake, a provocation leading to War of 1812

6/22/1870 ~ US Congress creates Department of Justice

6/22/1939 ~ Princes (future Queen) Elizabeth meets future husband Prince Philip of Greece (Midshipman Mountbatten, RN)

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