Signs and Portents?

A total eclipse of the Moon will be visible in the hours just before dawn on Election Day next week. This is the first Election Day total eclipse in the history of the United States.

According to the historian Josephus, Herod the Great died after an eclipse of the moon. That eclipse was visible in Jerusalem in the early morning hours a month before Passover in 4 BC.

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  1. The prophets of old (Elijah, notably) begged the people of Israel to repent when droughts consumed their land. I mention this as I see California consumed with drought and the Mississippi running dry, appropos of nothing . . .

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