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November 1st, 2020 - 7:11 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

About polls

Here we are, 2 days before “the Mother of All Elections” (to paraphrase the late Saddam Hussein), and naturally everyone is calm, cool, collected, and thinking about something else. (This conclusion is based on a tiny statistical sample, and is subject to an unknown but possibly signific[...]

November 1st, 2020 - 1:59 pm § in Humor, Schools & Colleges

Raccoon chase in Texas high school (video)

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November 1st, 2020 - 9:52 am § in Health

How to reduce news stress

Condensed from a New Yorker article published on March 23, 2020 (read full article here): “Our constant, relentless exposure to news … has a way of inspiring near-constant dread. … [I]t isn’t uncommon to feel more than a little nervous about the state of the world. … Over 5[...]

November 1st, 2020 - 8:53 am § in Misc.

Cute kitten conversation (video)

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November 1st, 2020 - 8:43 am § in Environment, Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: More wild horses

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November 1st, 2020 - 8:33 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

5 killed in Ivory Coast election

From Reuters (read full story here): “At least five people died during clashes on election day in Ivory Coast, officials said on Sunday, as President Alassane Ouattara seeks a third term in office that his opponents say is illegal. “The country was spared the kind of widespread violence [...]

November 1st, 2020 - 2:34 am § in Jews, Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The JUBUs

JUBU: A Jewish Buddhist Some Jews and non Jews are surprised that so many Jews are Buddhists or atheists.  This makes sense as long as it is Understood that  Judaism has NEVER been a “religion.” There is a Jewish people and we, the Jews, have a religion just as many other peoples have[...]

November 1st, 2020 - 1:23 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATION: FOR GOD AND COUNTRY

The Air Force core values of service before self, integrity first and excellence in all we do also serve as a foundation in my life. I believe God expects us to live our lives by these values.I am an American Airman. I am a warrior. I have answered my nation’s call. I am an American […][...]

November 1st, 2020 - 1:04 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Of Responsibility and The Papacy

He is canonizing Junípero Serra, a man whose motivations were pure Christianity  .. a horrible motivation that led to the deaths and torture of the indigenous peoples — the heathens —of California.  Francis church is famous for the guilt, the centrality of sin and redemption, that is [...]