Morning Minutes: Nov. 1
Word of the Day
Amok uh-MUK (adverb) In a murderously frenzied state; in a violently raging manner; in an undisciplined, uncontrolled or faulty manner - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Project Vote Smart
This is a nonpartisan, volunteer-based website that is dedicated to educating fellow citizens about political candidates’ backgrounds, experiences and stances on issues. This website claims to accept no funding money from interest groups and offers useful, independent information on federal, state and local candidates. Check it out before you head to the polls tomorrow.
Number to Know
1966: Year when the New Orleans Saints football team was founded. It happened on this date - All Saints’ Day, appropriately enough.
This Day in History
Nov. 1, 1960: While campaigning for president, John F. Kennedy announces his idea of the Peace Corps.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Jenny McCarthy (38)
“A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.” - James Freeman Clarke