Archive for November 8th, 2018

November 8th in History

November 8th in History

on November 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 53 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity (Roman Catholic Church) Four Crowned Martyrs Godfrey of Amiens Willehad of Bremen November 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Father’s Day […]

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The Blessing Of Giving

The Blessing Of Giving

on November 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

It is more blessed to give than to receive. —Acts 20:35 It made no sense for a widow to donate her last few coins to a corrupt institution in Jerusalem, where scribes who were dependent on those gifts “devour[ed] widows’ houses” (Mark 12:40). But in that woman’s act, Jesus saw a moving display of the proper attitude toward money (vv.41-44). […]

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the Edmund Fitzgerald

the Edmund Fitzgerald

on November 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, November 8, 2017. In yesterday’s note, I lamented the 2016 passing of Leonard Cohen and took the opportunity to tip my cap to other notable Canadian ex-pats in music, movies, politics, and the arts. A surprising number of readers wrote to complain that I hadn’t mentioned Neil Young, or jazz pianist Oscar Peterson or Charles Krauthammer […]

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Did Third-party Candidates Help Defeat Viable GOP Candidates?

Did Third-party Candidates Help Defeat Viable GOP Candidates?

on November 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

by  R. Cort Kirkwood   It was a so-so night for conservatives, but perhaps an instructive one for the ideological purists who vote for Libertarians and “Independents.” Those votes can mean electing a socialist or Democrat to office and defeating a conservative. But that isn’t the only lesson from last night’s election. Americans are no longer embarrassed to vote for candidates who, […]

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Tennessee 2018 Election: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

on November 8, 2018, 5:54 AM / in State News

The results are in! Congratulations to Cong. Marsha Blackburn who will become Tennessee’s first female US Senator. According to the polls, it started out as a very close race with the lead going back and forth, but in the final days of the campaign, Marsha started pulling ahead and won over former Governor Phil Bredesen with 54% of the vote. Read more […]

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