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According to an analysis by non-government watchdog Judical Watch, which is about as honest as they come, 353 of the total 3,141 counties in the U.S. located in 29 of the nation’s states already have 1.8 million more registered voters than residents. Dirty voting rolls equal dirty elections. — mike *T*I*P* Ever wonder why 38° (or whatever) feels so cold in the fall and yet pretty warm in the spring? Maybe there is something to that “feels like” term now used in the weather. Weathermen started reporting that information starting in the 70’s to help make things seem bigger news or worse sounding. However, there is science used to calculate that information.

The “Heat Index Calculator” estimates the temperature felt by the body as a result of air temperature and relative humidity. “Wind Chill” describes the rate of heat loss on the body resulting from the combined effect of low temperature and wind.

Inanimate objects cool only to the air temperature, not the ‘feels like’ temperature. This may be an understatement by Captain Obvious, as inanimate objects don’t feel. Wind will help get your water pipes to a low temperature quicker, but not lower that the “actual” temperature. –bb *T*I*P* Spotted was this recent headline: 23.6% of all U.S. Dollars were created in the last year. — mike *T*I*P* If you want to be a true professional, you will do something outside yourself, something to repair tears in your community. Something to make life a little better for people less fortunate than you. That’s what I think a meaningful life is – living not for oneself, but for one’s community. –RBG

(emailed to the Leader)

*T*I*P* While looking over the October 1, 2020 issue of the Sheridan County News based in Plentywood spotted on page 9 was the obituary of Brenna Kay (nee: Billingsley) Sundby, who passed September 26, 2020 from complications of her 3-year battle with ovarian cancer at age 44. The most significant part of the obit,

in my opinion, was the message she left for all of us still living on this planet. It said: Just recently a colleague reached out to Brenna to ask for advice about hope. Brenna’s response was: “I’ve been making lists in my head of places I see hope. I’ve been trying to prioritize and pick the best examples. All of them boil down to people being nice to each other. Hope isn’t found in rallies, mobs, or arenas as much as hope is found in individuals and small partnerships. Any hope found in a classroom, a gym, or a convention only comes from individuals being kind to each other… I will try to simplify it as much as possible: be nice. I see hope in people being nice to each other.”

That’s great advice… take it! — mike *T*I*P* The powers that be have declared the U.S. Dollar currency — our $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 bills plus all the coins – is officially contaminated

with the coronavirus and has got go (meaning paper- coin currency out, digital currency via your smart phone ushered in… World Economic Forum in January 2021?). If that is the case then wouldn’t the ban have to also include anything to do with the U.S. Postal Service as there are plenty of coronavi- rus-spreading fingers on all of the mail. How about

doornobs and other enter/exit mechanisms, poker/ keno/lottery machines, elevator buttons, soda/candy vending machines, car-door handles, the pencil when you vote, items in a library (books, newspapers, magazines), a football, basketball or volleyball, and the list can go on and on and on. I’m 100 percent sure the virus isn’t just singling out cash currency. — mike *T*I*P* On Thursday, October 1, 1957 the motto “In God We Trust” began appearing on U.S. paper currency. — mike *T*I*P*

It’s crazy . . . all the kinds of water that are now available. Mineral, spring, smart water, Dry Prairie Water and so many more.

Now it has been confirmed there is water on the sunlit surface of the Moon for the first time. We don't imagine it will be readily available anytime soon. If it does become available try imagine what the transportation costs will be! -bb *T*I*P* Visiting on Monday with someone about what an exciting World Series this has been. I asked if he had been watching. He said, “No, I’m going old school, I listen to it on the radio (ESPN).” He said it’s been excellent coverage on the radio too. “The play-by-play guys do a great job.”

Well, by the time you’re reading this “the cat is in the bag and the bag’s in the river.” –bb *T*I*P*

“Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” — John Barrymore