Archive for October 26th, 2020

Nearly 60 million Americans have voted early

Nearly 60 million Americans have voted early

on October 26, 2020, 7:33 AM / in National News

As of Sunday morning, nearly 60 million Americans had cast their ballots in the presidential election. The U.S. Elections Project, an independent data analysis project by the University of Florida, reports that of the 59,399,395 ballots cast, 39,909,913 are from mail-in voting and 19,489,482 are in-person votes. More than one-third of those votes are from California, Texas, and Florida, the […]

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Senate advances Barrett confirmation

Senate advances Barrett confirmation

on October 26, 2020, 7:30 AM / in National News

The Senate voted Sunday along party lines to advance Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to fill the Supreme Court seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, clearing the way for a Monday night confirmation vote. The Senate met in a rare Sunday session to move the process forward with the 51 to 48 vote. Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and […]

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Pence to continue traveling despite staff coronavirus outbreak

Pence to continue traveling despite staff coronavirus outbreak

on October 26, 2020, 7:27 AM / in National News

Vice President Mike Pence plans to continue traveling as scheduled despite a coronavirus outbreak among at least three members of his staff, including his closest aide, Chief of Staff Marc Short, Pence Press Secretary Devin O’Malley said Sunday. Pence and second lady Karen Pence tested negative Sunday morning and “remain in good health,” O’Malley said. President Trump tested positive in […]

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Top 5 Worst Self Defense Guns

Top 5 Worst Self Defense Guns

on October 26, 2020, 7:25 AM / in National News, Opinion

In an article by Tim McHale describing the Top 5 Worst Self-Defense Guns, he is absolutely correct on the first four. Why do I say that. It’s simple…. except for the Taurus Curve, I have owned and shot them all. I would have to agree on his assumptions, most all .38 revolvers that I have owned, I would be better […]

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Prayers on La Playa

on October 26, 2020, 6:32 AM / in Religion

During a trip to celebrate our twenty-fifth anniversary, my husband and I read our Bibles on the beach. As vendors passed and called out the prices of their wares, we thanked each one but didn’t buy anything. One vendor, Fernando, smiled wide at my rejection and insisted we consider buying gifts for friends. After I declined his invitation, Fernando packed […]

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Socialism Warning: “A government big enough to GIVE YOU EVERYTHING YOU WANT is a government big enough to TAKE FROM YOU EVERYTHING YOU HAVE”-President Ford – American Minute with Bill Federer

Socialism Warning: “A government big enough to GIVE YOU EVERYTHING YOU WANT is a government big enough to TAKE FROM YOU EVERYTHING YOU HAVE”-President Ford – American Minute with Bill Federer

on October 26, 2020, 6:11 AM / in History

Born on JULY 14, 1913, he was named Leslie Lynch King, Jr., till he was renamed by his stepfather. He was renamed Gerald Rudolph Ford. He attended the University of Michigan on a football scholarship. He graduated from Yale Law School and served in the Navy during World War II. He was elected to the U.S. Congress. He was the […]

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Boy, 15, charged with murder for shooting death in Manhattan’s East Village

Boy, 15, charged with murder for shooting death in Manhattan’s East Village

on October 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in State News

By ELLEN MOYNIHAN, WES PARNELL and JOHN ANNESE  |  NEW YORK DAILY NEWS  A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder for the shooting death of a man in Manhattan’s East Village, cops said Sunday. Qadar Marshall, accompanied by his sister, turned himself in at the 9th Precinct stationhouse Saturday for the slaying of 26-year-old Tyrell Williams, authorities said. Williams, a father of two, […]

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The unintentional leak of the Trinity test

The unintentional leak of the Trinity test

on October 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

A hot and radioactive trail By Beyond the Band of Brothers Special Thanks to Bill Thomas July 16, 1945 ushered in a new era of warfare with the Trinity test in New Mexico: the first detonation of a nuclear bomb, followed by the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki three weeks later. Information about this new type of weapon was strictly controlled – […]

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October 26th in History

October 26th in History

on October 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 66 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Angam Day (Nauru) Armed Forces Day (Benin) Christian feast day: Alfred the Great Cedd Cuthbert of Canterbury Demetrius of Thessaloniki Fulk of Pavia (Roman Catholic Church) Quadragesimus Witta of Büraburg Philipp […]

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14 Years Ago Today October 26, 2006

on October 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

First, here’s the good news. Finally, in a report from Larry Greenly, we find a few members of Congress are out to stop the North American Union (NAU). On September 28, 2006, Representative Virgil H. Goode, Jr. (R-Va.) introduced House Concurrent Resolution 487 “Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should not engage in the construction of a […]

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