Archive for September 19th, 2016

September 19th, 2016 - 11:55 pm § in Uncategorized

Trump Jr. compares refugees to Skittles

“If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you. Would you take a handful? That’s our Syrian refugee problem.” — Donald Trump Jr. People who think of human beings as pieces of candy could be a problem, too. But being a simplistic twit does make complicated problems [...]

September 19th, 2016 - 4:43 pm § in Misc.

Tutu Passes On

SAD NEWS: Desmond Tutu Dead At 84 After Readmission On Saturday PLEASE READ RETRACTION[...]

September 19th, 2016 - 11:51 am § in Donald Trump, Misc., Russia

TRUMPISM: Russia as our model

Russian elections: What we learned – BBC News Sarah Rainsford assesses the results from Russia’s parliamentary elections. BBC.CO.UK[...]

September 19th, 2016 - 10:49 am § in Misc.

Election 2106: The Indians Are Coming!

In the 2016 elections, Denise Juneau,  Joe Pakootas and Chase Iron Eyes are blazing a new trail. THE Ave endorsed Joe Pakootas for Congress.   We did that after hearing this remarkable man speak.  Joe seems like an ideal candidate for the eastern side of our state, a region with very traditio[...]

September 19th, 2016 - 10:28 am § in Misc.

Our Most Read Post is Racist and Homophobic

This ironic post from two years ago is the most read post on THE Ave.  Why? Is Michelle Obama Transgender? [Editor’s Note: August 15, 2014: A google search revealed that Michelle was first outed (as a man) in a story posted on June 30, 2011 by Matthew Glosser at a web site called Christwire.o[...]

September 19th, 2016 - 9:31 am § in Misc.

GOP Guy Splains Politics to Republicans

Rick WilsonFollow GOP Media Guy, Dad, Pilot, Hunter, Amateur Epistemologist, Cognitive Engineer, Cutter of Brush.Tweets mine, not my clients’ obvs. DMs off-record. #TeamWilson (from: Medium)  Dear Reince: The image below posted was posted yesterday by Donald Trump. You’ve heard about it by [...]

September 19th, 2016 - 8:25 am § in Misc.

I Ran the C.I.A. Now I’m Endorsing Hillary Clinton.

My training as an intelligence officer taught me to call it as I see it. This is what I did for the C.I.A. This is what I am doing now. Our nation will be much safer with Hillary Clinton as president. In the intelligence business, we would say that Mr. Putin had recruited Mr. Trump […][...]

September 19th, 2016 - 7:37 am § in Misc.

You may as well preach to a wall as try to talk to Bernie’s folk.

Sue Donovan FACEBOOK responding to a post on THE-Ave. If Donnie Darko is elected, they’ll claim the election was “rigged” to salve their public face. I would say soothe their consciences, but people who risk a trump presidency have no consciences – they care only about number[...]

September 19th, 2016 - 1:17 am § in Misc.

Is a portrait of the Donald a charitable gift?

Donald Trump spent his (tax deduction) foundation’s money to purchase a portrait of himself. “You’re a director of the Trump Foundation charity, did you sign off on charity money for a portrait?” a WTAE local news reporter in Pittsburgh asked Donald Trump Jr., a director of the Foundat[...]