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Wednesday September 30, 2020 - Times viewed: 860
Which Candidate Won The First Presidential Debate?
The dust is still settling after a chaotic debate that news outlets are describing as "bitter", "absolutely awful" and even "a national humiliation". CNN's Jake Tapper described the event as "a hot mess inside a dumpster fire inside a train wreck" and NBC's "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd labeled it "a train wreck of the making of one person". Moderator Chris Wallace struggled to take control of a debate plagued by interruptions and insults as b ...
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Wednesday September 30, 2020 - Times viewed: 860
Who won the presidential debate?
Donald Trump and Joe Biden have gone head-to-head in Cleveland, Ohio in the first of three televised debates ahead of the most contentious election in modern US history. But who won? Here, The Independent's US team give their instant reactions: John Bennett, Washington Bureau Chief Donald Trump likely amazed his conservative base, but few others. I had Joe Biden on my scorecard by a comfortable margin. He looked and sounded more presidentia ...
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Wednesday September 30, 2020 - Times viewed: 696
Presidential debate: Who won the Trump-Biden clash?
On Tuesday night, on the basis of instant polls and betting markets, that man was Joe Biden - if only because his main goal was to prove to Americans that he could hold up under pressure, that he had not lost a step due to his advancing age. He had to show he could take a pie to the face, metaphorically speaking, and keep his cool. He mostly met that standard, although it was at least in part because Donald Trump, by his constant hectoring and ...
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Wednesday September 30, 2020 - Times viewed: 637
Editorial: A dismal debate, shattered by an off-the-rails American president
Americans should be saddened, if not angered, by the distressingly unhinged debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday night. Some of the blame could go to Chris Wallace, the moderator from Fox News, for failing to take control of a debate undermined by Trump’s constant interruptions and wanton disregard for the time limit. To be sure, Biden occasionally stepped on Trump’s lines, though he generally refrained ...
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Wednesday September 30, 2020 - Times viewed: 667
A Depressing Debate Spectacle
No one expected a Lincoln-Douglas debate, but did it have to be a World Wrestling Entertainment bout? Which may be unfair to the wrestlers, who are more presidential than either Donald Trump or Joe Biden sounded in their first debate Tuesday night. The event was a spectacle of insults, interruptions, endless cross-talk, exaggerations and flat-out lies even by the lying standards of current U.S. politics. Our guess is that millions of Americans t ...
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Wednesday September 30, 2020 - Times viewed: 643
Presidential debate didn't help Trump catch Biden, but horror show scared America
Presidential debate didn't help Trump catch Biden, but horror show scared America. Our View: Donald Trump the bully and Joe Biden the acceptable stressed to Americans that the United States is infected with more than COVID-19. In the midst of a deadly coronavirus pandemic, economic distress and racial turmoil, American voters deserved a serious exploration of the nation's problems and the range of solutions. Instead, they got a chaotic insult ...
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Monday September 28, 2020 - Times viewed: 630
Are You Ready To  Sell Your Domain
Perhaps it's time to sell your domain. Need some extra cash? Or do you have a premium domain you can sell for a bundle? sold for $47 million USD. The market is ripe for those who market their domains in more than one place. Not every domain is going to sell for a huge amount. But, you might be sitting on some unexpectedly valuable domains. Let's go over a few ideas to see if I can get you motivated, learn how to sell a dom ...
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Sunday September 27, 2020 - Times viewed: 660
Buying and Selling Domains
Buying and selling domain names is an exciting adventure that for some seems to conjure up images of finding hidden pirate treasure or guessing the winning combination on the next Powerball. Stories abound of domains that were purchased for $8 dollars 15 years ago being sold today for millions. Of course, that leads the more adventurous of us to wonder, "How can I do that?" Well, the ocean is big. Your likelihood of cashing in on the motherlod ...
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Sunday September 27, 2020 - Times viewed: 685
Serial killer's head preserved in a jar
Considered by many to be Portugal's first serial killer, Diogo Alves was born in Galicia in 1810 and traveled to Lisbon as a young child to work as a servant in the affluent homes of the capital city. It wasn't long before young Alves realized that a life of crime was better for turning a profit, and in 1836, he had himself transferred to work in a home located on the Aqueduto das Águas Livres. Despite the fact that those traveling across the ...
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Monday September 28, 2020 - Times viewed: 647
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was born in Albemarle County, Virginia in 1743 to Jane and Peter Jefferson. His father was a Virginia planter, surveyor, and slave owner. At age fourteen, Jefferson's father died, and Thomas inherited some thirty enslaved individuals. Jefferson fully embraced the lifestyle of an affluent member of the planter class, and over the course of his lifetime he owned over 600 enslaved people—the most of any American president. In add ...
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Saturday September 26, 2020 - Times viewed: 949
James Madison
James Madison 1809-1817 The oldest of twelve children, James Madison was born in 1751 to James and Nelly Madison. James Sr. was a slave owner and planter. In the early 1760s, he constructed a new home in Orange County, Virginia, and the family moved into the plantation estate, Montpelier. Although James Madison was often ill as a child, he was also naturally inquisitive and studious. He pursued an education at the College of New Jersey, ...
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