Archive for May 29th, 2015

May 29th, 2015 - 9:55 pm § in Misc.

Tamir Rice’s rap sheet

If 12-year-old Tamir Rice had survived, this is what the cops would have charged him with: Crimes: Inducing Panic, Aggravated Menacing Victims: The cops who killed him (Click here for source) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 29th, 2015 - 9:46 pm § in Hypocrisy

Ted Cruz, Now And Then

Ted Cruz, now: “Today, Texans are hurting. They’re hurting here in San Marcos. They’re hurting in Wimberley. They’re hurting in Houston. They’re hurting across the state. Democrats and Republicans in the congressional delegation will stand as one in support of the fed[...]

May 29th, 2015 - 9:25 pm § in Politics

A picture worth 1,000 words

This graph (click to enlarge) from Gallup polling data shows support for same-sex marriage then (1996) and now (2015) among various demographic groups. (Source: National Journal)[...]

May 29th, 2015 - 6:28 pm § in Misc.

What District in SEATTLE is Kashma Sawant Running For?

From Kshama’s FACEBOOK site: FACEBOOK: If you’re going to be in New York City Sunday May 31, join me and Chris Hedges at an exciting get together and fundraiser for our Seattle City Council re-election campaign! Because what is at stake is not only the movement in Seattle, but the empowe[...]

May 29th, 2015 - 3:50 pm § in Misc.

Time to Boycott KTTH Sponsors?

Boston’s WRKO announced Tuesday that it will be 100 percent Rush-free. The station, billed as “Boston’s Talk Station,” is the largest yet to lose Limbaugh. The breakups began in 2012 when Limbaugh went from controversial to offensive in his attacks on Sandra Fluke, then a Georgetown Law stud[...]

May 29th, 2015 - 12:08 pm § in Politics

The “right” to work for lower wages

“It may benefit employers not to negotiate with employees and to pay less, but that’s different from saying this is going to help a state’s economic development.” — Gordon Lafer, University of Oregon economist Republicans tout anti-union laws as a way to attract busine[...]

May 29th, 2015 - 10:31 am § in Misc.