Archive for October 13th, 2020

Senators clash in opening of Barrett confirmation hearing

Senators clash in opening of Barrett confirmation hearing

on October 13, 2020, 7:38 AM / in National News

Democrats and Republicans clashed Monday on the first day of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing. Democrats framed Republicans’ rush to confirm the conservative Barrett to replace the late liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as an attack on ObamaCare and abortion rights. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, said it was reckless to hold the hearing […]

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Tech Does it Again – Try the Stuffed Cubanelles

on October 13, 2020, 7:32 AM / in National News

Things you need to know: Tech takes the lead again – Apple, Amazon, Twilio, Microsoft outperform ACB goes thru day 1 – day 2 features Kamala – oh boy… Apple to host their ‘Hi Speed’ iPhone event – 4 new phones to choose from Earnings, earnings, earnings… BLK, JNJ, JPM all announce and ALL BEAT Try the Stuffed Cubanelles for […]

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The Angel of Auschwitz

The Angel of Auschwitz

on October 13, 2020, 7:26 AM / in History

Beyond Band of Brothers Forced into an inhumane situation, Gisella Perl saved women’s lives by performing abortions on them Gisella Perl was born into a Hungarian Jewish family in 1907 in the town of Máramarossziget (located in present-day Romania). She graduated from high school as the first in her class, even though she was the only girl and the only […]

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All Welcome!

All Welcome!

on October 13, 2020, 6:06 AM / in Religion

I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.  Luke 5:32 The much-prayed-for film night at the church youth club had finally arrived. Posters had been displayed all around the village and pizzas were warming in the oven. Steve, the youth pastor, hoped that the film—about gang members in New York who were brought face-to-face with the […]

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Quote for Today

on October 13, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“[W]e should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections. If an election is to be determined by a majority of a single vote, and that can be procured by a party through artifice or corruption, the Government may be the choice […]

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October 13th in History

October 13th in History

on October 13, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

October 13th is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 79 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Blessed Alexandrina of Balasar Edward the Confessor (translation) Gerald of Aurillac Our Lady of Fátima Theophilus of Antioch October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Fontanalia, in honor of Fontus. (Roman […]

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Near Miss

Near Miss

on October 13, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

The Earth-grazing meteoroid of 13 October 1990 entered the atmosphere aboveCzechoslovakia and Poland and, after 9.8 seconds, returned to space. Named EN131090, the 44-kilogram (97 lb) meteoroid was observed travelling 409 kilometres (254 mi) at a speed of 42 km/s (26 mi/s …. 93,600 miles per hour) by cameras of the European Fireball Network. Its apparent magnitude peaked at −6.3, several times brighter than Venus‘s […]

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