Morning Minutes Nov. 8, 2010
Word of the Day
Tendentious ten-DEN-shus (adjective) Marked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of view; biased - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Veterans Day on Military.com
Veterans Day is a couple days away, so spend some time on this site in preparation. You can learn some history, find out how to commemorate the day, find out how you can support American troops and more.
Number to Know
3: Number of states with 1 million or more veterans in 2009. These states were California (2 million), Florida (1.6 million) and Texas (1.6 million). - Census.gov
This Day in History
Nov. 8, 1966: President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law an antitrust exemption allowing the National Football League to merge with the upstart American Football League.
Today's Featured Birthday
Musician Bonnie Raitt (61)
"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave." - Elmer Davis