Daily Archives: October 30, 2016

Night Music: John Coltrane – “Moment’s Notice” (1957)

This jazz classic by John Coltrane was featured on his noted 1957 recording Blue Train.

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This Day in American History: October 30, 1938 – Orson Welles broadcasts H.G. Wells’s “War of the Worlds”

Folklore has it that the Orson Welles Halloween episode radio broadcast of H.G. Wells’s “The War of the Worlds” caused mass panic, though others wonder how that could be given that so few listeners were tuned in.  I will say … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“He is like a recurring nightmare. It’s like one of those Damien movies – it’s like every time you think he’s dead, he keeps coming again.” — Rev. Al Sharpton on national embarrassment former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY).

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The truth is out there, Director Comey. Care to enlighten us?

Senior justice department officials told FBI Director James Comey that his announcement on Friday was not consistent with department policy. According to a report in the Washington Post “those officials warned Comey that his announcement was a break with policy and tradition.” … Continue reading

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Does Clinton campaign have an oppo-bomb on Trump?

There seems to be some speculation among reporters that the Clinton campaign has in its kit bag a doozy or two of opposition research they will release when the timing is right. I don’t know what they might have if … Continue reading

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Morning Headlines

New York Times: Justice Department strongly discouraged Comey on move on Clinton email case CNN: Italy earthquake: 6.6-magnitude tremor rocks nation’s center MSNBC: Defeating ISIS in Mosul will open doors to many challenges Chicago Tribune: The Oregon occupation acquittal ESPN: … Continue reading

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