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Hometown: Louisville, KY
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Stock Market futures reeling! Chicago Fed national activity index moderates for 3rd-straight month

DJIA F 27,881 -308 -1.09%
S&P F 3,416.50 -35.30 -1.02%
NASDAQ F 11,561.50 -102.00 -0.87%
Gold 1,903.30 -1.90 -0.10%
Silver 24.300 -0.375 -1.52%
Crude Oil 38.80 -1.05 -2.63%


Chicago Fed’s national activity index moderates for third straight month in September
National Activity index slips to 0.27 in September from 1.11 in August
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/chicago-feds-national-activity-index-moderates-for-third-straight-month-in-september-11603717071
The numbers: The Chicago Fed’s national activity index, which is designed to gauge overall U.S. economic activity, fell to 0.27 in September from a revised 1.11 in the prior month. The index’s three-month moving average, which tries to smooth out volatility, moved down to 1.33 from 3.22 in August.

A zero value of the index indicates the national economy is expanding at its historic trend rate of growth.

The August reading was revised from an initial reading of 0.79.

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Big picture: This is the third straight weaker reading in the index. It fits with worries that the economy is faltering after a burst of activity earlier in the summer. Additional fiscal support for the economy still seems blocked in Congress.

Just an FYI - Dropped off Mail-In ballot In-Person? Be sure to keep checking your ballot status

With all the corruption in the GOP and efforts to suppress votes, my big fear is a massive amount of challenges of mail-in ballots, even those dropped off in-person

I have verified our three ballots here were accepted and will be counted but I do intend to keep checking on that as the election approaches. If, for some reason, a challenge is made, I want to be aware and be ready to take action!

So this happened near downtown Orlando this weekend

Events happening near Amway Center to inspire minority voters
Community leaders come together for Central Florida Vote Fest
https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/10/21/events-happening-near-amway-center-to-inspire-minority-voters/
Orange County community leaders are joining pastors and civic-based organizations to host the Central Florida Vote Fest, aimed at getting more minorities and African Americans to vote.

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Organizers said the purpose of the Central Florida Vote Festival is to energize and engage minority and Black voters to get out and vote early.

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“This weekend, it was our goal to make it exciting, that voting is exciting and people want to be engaged and participate,” Russell said.

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“Without your voice, there will be no change,” McRae said. “We want to take every excuse away from our communities saying, ‘I couldn’t do it.’ We want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to cast their vote.”

More from that YouGov poll's crosstabs. Look at these Ind breaks for Biden!

https://twitter.com/GiancarloC1985/status/1320472911493263360
If u look at the cross tabs 4 the @YouGov polls from today, you'll find that of those who've already voted by party breakdown this is what you'll see (%):
NC:
Dem:B 100-0
Rep:T 89-8
Ind:B 57-34
GA:
Dem:B 99-0
Rep:T 94-6
Ind:B 54-42
FL:
Dem:B 99-1
Rep:T 87-12
Ind:B 56-40



And Reps breaking 12% for Biden in FL??

College student from suburban Chicago dies of coronavirus after leaving campus (in Dayton, OH)

https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/college-student-from-suburban-chicago-dies-of-coronavirus-after-leaving-campus-returning-home
A college student from suburban Chicago has died of coronavirus.

Michael Lang, 18, was a native of La Grange and a freshman at the University of Dayton.

The campus said that Lang left campus on Sept. 13 to "return home for remote study" and that on Oct. 22, he died of coronavirus-related complications "following a lengthy hospitalization."

"The loss of Michael calls our campus community to honor his memory and support those who are affected by his passing. Please respect the family's request for privacy at this time," University of Dayton leaders said in a statement.


Yeah. Youth are immune. Affects no one

Holy shit! Did you see that??! (World Series Game 4!)

OMFG

Wow

That was insane!!

Tweet of the night!! "This is bat country"

https://twitter.com/xeni/status/1320212801013436418
We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.


🦇 🦇

Too. Freaking. Funny.

How many rallies has the traitor held today?

And every one of them he repeats that we have “hydrosonic missiles”

Not a single one of his aides, speech writers, or idiot kids care to correct him

trump/republicans sued to stop ballot counting in NV. They ... LOST

https://twitter.com/AaronDFordNV/status/1319759978593308672
my @NevadaAG’s Office just defeated Pres. Trump's & @NVGOP's request for a temporary restraining order to stop the counting of the ballots.

Again I say, we will always protect the right to vote, and we won't let it be suppressed.


Nevada Independent @TheNVIndy · 4h
Trump campaign, Nevada Republicans sue to stop Clark County mail vote counting until 'proper procedures' in place
By @RileySnyder and @JackieValley
https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/trump-campaign-nevada-republicans-sue-to-stop-clark-county-mail-vote-counting-until-proper-procedures-in-place

Matt Gaetz (and bussed in Blacks for trump) hanging with "proud boys"??

https://twitter.com/RebekahCastorTV/status/1319748577741230082
PROUD BOYS IN NWFL: After an event in Milton earlier this week, questions were raised about who provided security. Channel 3 has confirmed it was members of the far-right group, Proud Boys. @mattgaetz attended the event. Coming up on @weartv - what he had to say about the group.



https://twitter.com/figgykm/status/1319755518500429824
Same guy throwing up the white power sign at the trump rally today?
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