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bobnicewander's Journal
bobnicewander's Journal
August 27, 2020

Gold Star

I was given a gold star membership. After being notified of that I made a sizable donation. I just got a notification thanking me for becoming a member. What is the status of my gifted membership and of my cash donation?

August 24, 2020

My driving instructor.

But I never drove a car like that.
August 20, 2020

OH NO!!!

A line up of WOMEN the resident will be forced to watch tonight!

How much can a man take?!!!

August 19, 2020

Thank you

to calikid for gifting me with a Star Membership.

August 19, 2020

Want to donate by check

I do not do any business on the internet.

Donation sizable.

August 15, 2020

For all

Joan Baez - We Shall Overcome (BBC Television Theatre, London - June 5, 1965)

Still for all -

A century after American women were given the right to vote, CNN explores the past, present and future of women's rights in the US and around the world.
August 11, 2020

tRump suffers

from crony virus. It will help end his never to be forgotten term in office as leader of the most despicable administration (especialy GOP Senate members) in the history of the United States.

August 11, 2020

Counting today 153 days. 1 more day will be 22 weeks UPDATE

March 12th I went grocery shopping, was out about 2 hours, got home about 8 am so I count that whole day.

My location is Northern Illinois. I will be 80 in January. Smoked for 55 years - quit 8 1/2 years ago - so far no coughing, no emphysema. Have been blessed with good health - only medication I take on rare occasions is aspirin. Get minimal check-up once a year from the VA, but maybe not this year as I feel good and don't want to go where there may be a bunch of sick people.

I live alone, have no family, no SO. Have hired a couple to grocery shop for me (helps a family instead of a company). They leave grocery's on a table outside my apartment door. I bring them in after they have left. Rinse bottles, cans, plastic containers from foods so I can take trash out about every 10 days to 2 weeks. When I order takeout it is left on table outside and I bring it in after delivery person has left.

Mail boxes are inside. I check mail once a week.

1966: Napoleon XIV - 'They're coming to take me away. ha, ha.'

August 7, 2020

Since the crash of 1929

The difference in the electoral college vote percentage being more likely to show where the winning side focused their campaign than the popular vote difference.

The elected President only failed to get more than 60% of the electoral college votes in 7 of the 22 elections since the crash of 1929 while in only 5 of those elections did the losing candidate garner less than 40% of the popular vote.

1932 – Franklin D. Roosevelt (D) received 472 (88.9%) of the electoral votes

1936 – Franklin D. Roosevelt (D) received 523 (98.5%) of the electoral votes

1940 – Franklin D. Roosevelt (D) received 449 (89.6%) of the electoral votes

1944 – Franklin D. Roosevelt (D) received 432 (81.4%) of the electoral votes

1948 – Harry Truman (D) received 303 (57.1%) of the electoral votes

1952 – Dwight Eisenhower (R) received 442 (83.2%) of the electoral votes

1956 – Dwight Eisenhower (R) received 457 (86.1%) of the electoral votes

1960 – John F. Kennedy (D) received 303 (56.4%) of the electoral votes

1964 – LBJ (D) received 486 (90.3%) of the electoral votes

1968 – Nixon (R) received 301 (55.9%) of the electoral votes

1972 – Nixon (R) received 520 (96.7%) of the electoral votes

1976 – Jimmy Carter (D) received 297 (55.2%) of the electoral votes

1980 – Reagan (R) received 489 (90.9%) of the electoral votes

1984 – Reagan (R) received 525 (97.6%) of the electoral votes

1988 – Bush (R) received 426 (79.2%) of the electoral votes

1992 – Clinton (D) received 370 (68.8%) of the electoral votes

1996 – Clinton (D) received 379 (70.4%) of the electoral votes

2000 – W. Bush (R) received 271 (50.4%) of the electoral votes

2004 – W. Bush (R) received 286 (53.2%) of the electoral votes

2008 – Obama (D) received 365 (67.8%) of the electoral votes

2012 – Obama (D) received 332 (61.7%) of the electoral votes

2016 – tRump (R) received 304 (56.5%) of the electoral votes

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