Archive for October 31st, 2020

Sean Connery dies, iconic “James Bond” actor passes away at 90

on October 31, 2020, 9:18 AM / in People

Sean Connery, the Oscar-winning Scottish actor best known for portraying special agent James Bond more than half a dozen times, has died, the BBC reports. Connery was 90. Mark Phillips looks back at his life and decades-long career

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Happy Halloween From The Great Pumpkin

Happy Halloween From The Great Pumpkin

on October 31, 2020, 9:09 AM / in Religion

 

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One minute past midnight: Online sports gambling kicks off in Tennessee on Sunday

One minute past midnight: Online sports gambling kicks off in Tennessee on Sunday

on October 31, 2020, 8:54 AM / in State News

TNJ: On The Hill Tennessee’s sports gaming program goes live at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday. The state has approved four sportsbooks to begin taking online wagers within state boundaries: BetMGM, DraftKings, FanDuel, and Tennessee Action 24/7. Here’s a release from the Tennessee Lottery detailing the final approval: NASHVILLE—The Tennessee Education Lottery (TEL) today announced final approval for online sports betting […]

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Planned Parenthood Officials Admit Under Oath That They Sold Aborted Baby Parts

on October 31, 2020, 8:31 AM / in National News

A new video featuring sworn testimony from Planned Parenthood leaders presents evidence that the abortion chain lied to Congress and the media about its aborted baby body parts trade in Texas. The Center for Medical Progress released the video Thursday, highlighting conflicting statements that the abortion chain made about its Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast affiliate in Texas, The Federalist reports. “When […]

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News According to Thomas October 31st 2020

News According to Thomas October 31st 2020

on October 31, 2020, 8:29 AM / in International News, National News

Illinois Court Approves Extradition of 17-Year-Old Kyle Rittenhouse to Wisconsin on Murder Charges – Big League Politics FBI hiring outside contractor to overhaul use of FISA spying tool | One America News Network US & China Hold Military Talks To Deescalate Ratcheting War Rhetoric | Zero Hedge Donald Trump: Reelect me and I will continue to deliver safety, prosperity and […]

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Joe Biden: I want your vote to become your next president — here’s what I will do for you and our nation | Fox News

Joe Biden: I want your vote to become your next president — here’s what I will do for you and our nation | Fox News

on October 31, 2020, 8:08 AM / in Opinion

On Day One, I’ll mount an aggressive approach to control this virus and get us back to our lives Across our nation today, there are nearly 230,000 empty chairs at dining room tables, where just weeks or months ago loved ones sat and talked and laughed. There are 30 million Americans feeling the sting of a lost job or lost wages […]

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Sticks, Bricks, and God

on October 31, 2020, 7:51 AM / in Religion

The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised. – Job 1:21 After praying about what God was calling them to do in the next phase of their lives, Mark and Nina determined that moving to the urban core of the city was what they needed to do. They purchased a vacant […]

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

on October 31, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

While we are slaving away this morning, we forgot that today is Halloween…. and while the weather locally is pretty much miserable our hope is that you and your children and grandchildren have a wonderful day and a safe night. Some History About Halloween Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31, and Halloween 2019 occurs on Thursday, […]

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Quote of Today

Quote of Today

on October 31, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it.” Patrick Henry Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799) was an American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia in the […]

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How To Treat Halloween

How To Treat Halloween

on October 31, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot. —Proverbs 10:7 The word Halloween comes from All Hallows Eve, which was the evening before a religious holiday in Medieval England that became known as All Saints’ Day. It was a time set aside by the church to commemorate its saints. Today’s celebration of Halloween, […]

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October 31st in History

October 31st in History

on October 31, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 61 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abaidas (Coptic Church) Quentin Martin Luther (Anglican Communion) Paul Shinji Sasaki and Philip Lindel Tsen (Episcopal Church (USA)) October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which All […]

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