"SOMETIMES WE NEED SOMEONE TO SIMPLY BE THERE. NOT TO FIX ANYTHING OR DO ANYTHING IN PARTICULAR, BUT JUST TO LET US FEEL WE ARE SUPPORTED AND CARED ABOUT."
OCTOBER 24 IS UNITED NATIONS DAY.
OCTOBER 28 IS MOTHER IN LAW DAY.
OCTOBER 29 IS REPUBLIC DAY IN TURKEY.
OCTOBER 31 IS BOTH HALLOWEEN🎃 AND A BLUE M🌕🌕N!
AM😷NGST EVENTS AROUND THE W🌍RLD THIS PAST WEEK…
THE TERRORIST REPORT…
*The Free Choice E-zine does not support terrorism, no matter what the “cause” or alleged “justification”. Thus we will only be posting news items in this section whenever terrorists are brought to justice.
*Film/stage actress Doreen Montalvo (numerous credits) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Tony Lewis of The Outfield has passed away.
*Musician Spencer Davis (♫Gimme Some Lovin’♫) is no longer with us.
*Professional football🏈 player Mario Henderson has passed away.
*Actress Marge Champion (Show Boat, artistic model for Disney’s Snow White and Pinocchio’s Blue Fairy, more) has taken her last bow on life’s stage.
*Author Richard A. Lupoff (Space War Blues, The Comic Book Killer, more) is no longer with us.
*Screenwriter William Blinn (created Starsky and Hutch, Purple Rain, more) has passed away.
*Country singer Jerry Jeff Walker (♫Mr. Bo Jangles♫, ♫It’s About Time♫, more) is no longer with us.
*Writer Lenard Lakofka (Dungeons and Dungeons franchise) has passed away.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…
THE BORDER WALL-KIDS-IMMIGRATION ISSUES…
NOTE: While we are doing our best to provide coverage, the above is a serious, ongoing issue. Especially since no one has yet to discuss the costs of separating families and who is truly responsible for the deaths of FOUR “detainees” (known to date), let alone if anyone might actually be making a profit from this situation.
THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION…🗹
*Opinion: Is the “soul” of America at stake???
*Trump threatens to fire governor of any state he loses, which is both impossible and illegal, but still…
*The Republicans new insult against Kamala Harris isn’t working in their favor. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Campaigning is one thing, lying about the election another.
THE OTHER PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE…
*Before it even happened, the Trump team wanted the topics changed, and other shenanigans. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
Trump cuts his 60 Minutes interview short, then blames reporter Lesley Stahl. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*Opinion: Trying to make sense of the senseless.
*The state of your state, from two different perspectives. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*The independent Government Accountability Office will investigate the Trump administration for their handling of the pandemic versus their interactions with the FDA and the CDC!
*France has already declared one. Is America on the verge of a second wave??? (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
IT’S FACT CHECK TIME!✅
*The final Presidential Debate, aired October 22, 2020.
*The Republicans blocked President Obama’s last Supreme Court option while he still had 8 months in office but are rushing Trump’s pick through before the election November 3.
REPLACING RUTH (the battle for Ginsburg’s Supreme Court position)
*Amy Coney Barret has been approved as a viable candidate for the Supreme Court. The vote on whether or not to actually make her Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement is scheduled for Monday, October 26. (There are 2/TWO separate links in this item.)
*“No debate. Just vote!”—McConnell.
*Opinion: Who are they trying to save???
*Will TV audiences accept new series based on Smokey and the Bandit, The Addams Family, and Flash Dance??? (There are 3/THREE separate links in this item.)
*Is the streak over??? Not if streaming service counts because the perennial Peanuts holiday cartoons (It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, and A Charlie Brown Christmas) will only be shown on Apple TV+ this year!
*Arlo Guthrie has decided to retire, from touring anyway.
😀AND FINALLY, SOME GOOD NEWS…