AP’s Today in History for November 1st
The Stamp Act takes effect; The U.S. explodes the first hydrogen bomb; Sistine Chapel paintings first shown to the public; Algerian nationalists begin rebellion against French rule; NFL’s Walter Payton dies.
Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below
- March to Alamance polls ends with police using pepper-spray on protesters, children
ZACHERY EANES AND CARLI BROSSEAU
- Five Supreme Court rulings that signal what to expect next
Patrick Howell O’Neil
- A Dem Presidency means The Return of the Blob
- Democratic Socialists Lost, but Their Ideas Have Won
- It Looks Like AOC’s Squad Will Double After Election Day
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How Election Night Could Unfold
Election night, Nov. 3, is being scrutinized as uncertainties with voting, a pandemic, and the rhetoric of President Donald Trump have led to speculation that there might not be a firm resolution. The Onion looks at the most likely ways that election night could unfold.
-Early stories of chaos at polling places give way to later stories of chaos at polling places.
-CNN crew brings signature pep to covering democracy on brink of collapse.
-Early reports indicate uneasy feeling in pit of stomach to continue for few more weeks.
-Michigan resident Kathy Peluso breaks 17 years of sobriety.
-Joe Biden wins in a landslide, instantly resulting in millions of Americans disengaging with politics for the rest of their lives.
-Donald Trump erroneously declares victory before enough mail-in ballots have been destroyed.
-One last sweep of nation’s voting booths to remove undecided voters frozen in place.
-Fossil fuel executives, pharmaceutical lobbyists, and police everywhere celebrate victorious candidate.
-For the 59th time, American populace decides they should definitely fix nation’s faulty voting system before the next election.