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Now for some fresh pickings from the political grapevine for the first time in nearly seven decades.
It appears that neither of the major presidential candidates will have military service in their biographies.
At least one of the main party candidates had spent time in the military.
But not this time around because neither President Obama nor presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney has served.
And actually Vice President Biden hasn't either.
-- -- could be preserved in some way if governor Romney's vice presidential pick his ex military.
But none at the leading contenders for that job has served either.
Governor Romney is getting very vocal backing from actor Brad Pitt's mother despite her -- strong support for President Obama.
Jane Pitt wrote a letter to the Springfield news leader newspaper.
Encouraging Christians to vote for Romney she said any Christian who doesn't voter casts a ballot with a write -- name essentially.
Votes for President Obama whom she called quote a liberal who supports the killing of unborn babies and same sex marriage.
Now her son Brad is often voiced his support for gay marriage earlier this year he said in an interview that.
His mother is a very loving person who sometimes gets portrayed.
As a she devil.
And finally a Massachusetts man made quite an impression while paying off his final mortgage bill.
He did it all in pennies.
Of them way more than 800 pounds.
The man said his goal was to make his final payment memorable.
He says in the years since buying their house back in 1977.
His wife laughed at them -- whatever he would pick up a penny off the ground and say it was going toward the mortgage.
He had the last laugh there.
He gave the bank fair warning that he was going to arrive with pennies and apparently.
They were all four.
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