Archive for October, 2020

October 31st, 2020 - 8:38 pm § in Humor, Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Let sleeping dog lie

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October 31st, 2020 - 8:09 pm § in Law and Courts

What Kenosha shooter’s jailhouse interview was like

After the shootings, Kyle Rittenhouse left Kenosha and returned to his home in Antioch, Illinois, where accompanied by his mother he turned himself in to his hometown police. He was held there in a juvenile facility until turned over to Wisconsin authorities on Friday, October 30, 2020, and is now i[...]

October 31st, 2020 - 6:34 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Armed Trump supporters harass Biden campaign bus in Texas

An ugly incident in which Trump supporters in pickups surrounded a Biden campaign bus on an interstate highway and tried to run it off the road in Texas on Friday, October 29, 2020. Daily Beast reported, “Historian Dr. Eric Cervini was driving to help with the Biden campaign stop when he filme[...]

October 31st, 2020 - 4:16 pm § in America, Politics


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October 31st, 2020 - 4:09 pm § in Misc.

Retired coffin polisher, 90, dies

Thomas S. Connery was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father was a factory worker and truck driver; his mother, a cleaning woman. Thomas worked as a milkman, lifeguard, labourer, artist’s model for an art college, and coffin polisher. He also served in the Royal Navy for 3 years and, eventual[...]

October 31st, 2020 - 3:22 pm § in Health

Taiwan hasn’t had a Covid-19 infection since April 12

“Taiwan hit 200 days without any domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, highlighting the island’s continued success at keeping the virus under control even as cases surge in other parts of the world,” ABC News reported on October 29, 2020. “Since the pandemic[...]

October 31st, 2020 - 2:58 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics, Russia, Saudi Arabia

Kasparov: “Prepare for the unimaginable”

     Editor’s note: Garry Kasparov is best known as a world chess champion, but he’s also an author, speaker, and pro-democracy crusader; and, needless to say, not one of Vladimir Putin’s favorite people. (Visit his website here.) In this op-ed, originally published on CNN (here[...]

October 31st, 2020 - 2:22 pm § in Misc.

Stupid is as stupid does

     “A man in Florida was mauled after paying $150 for a ‘full-contact experience’ with a black leopard. Dwight Turner, 50, has undergone two surgeries since being attacked by the animal on August 31,” CNN reported on Saturday, October 31, 2020.      CNN reported that [...]

October 31st, 2020 - 11:33 am § in Misc.

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There’s little in the news except the election, and what’s the point of obsessing over the election, when vote counting starts in just three days? We’ll know in a few weeks whether America is still a democracy. Meanwhile, everyone’s tired of hearing about it. “Election,[...]

October 31st, 2020 - 11:22 am § in Environment

Saving stranded dolphins

More dolphins run aground at Cape Cod than almost anywhere, partly because of the wide tidal range there. In August 2020, 45 dolphins beached in a single day. It’s so common the area has a dolphin rescue team, and they’ve learned how to increase the survival rate from under 15% to nearly[...]