Archive for January 23rd, 2017

January 23rd, 2017 - 5:37 pm § in Politics

The truth about “job killing regulations”

“Job-killing regulation,” a phrase invented (or, at least, first popularized by The Great Dissembler, Ronald Reagan), is one of those wonderfully catchy phrases whose propaganda power lies in its ability to sound true even when it isn’t. “But the idea that regulations stunt job growth more b[...]

January 23rd, 2017 - 2:48 pm § in The Ave Scene

PHOTOGRAPHY: Rain, endless winter rain


January 23rd, 2017 - 1:00 pm § in Misc.

Airport of the Future

The TWA terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport sits abandoned, a perfect time capsule of aviation's golden era. We grabbed our cameras and explored this relic from flight's greatest days. Posted by Great Big Story on Wednesday, December 2, 2015[...]

January 23rd, 2017 - 10:51 am § in Misc.



January 23rd, 2017 - 10:47 am § in Politics

How to be a Republican

“A Nebraska state senator who had cybersex with a woman on a state computer is facing criticism again for a retweet suggesting that demonstrators at a women’s march weren’t attractive enough to be sexually assaulted.” Comment: Boys will be boys, and few Republicans ever grow up. Read story h[...]

January 23rd, 2017 - 9:51 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Portland’s Pussy Cops


January 23rd, 2017 - 8:47 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.


ADD YOUR NAME TO WHITE HO– USE PETITION Petition Calling For Release Of Trump’s Tax Returns Gets 262,510 Signatures A petition on the White House website demanding the release of Trump’s tax returns exceeded the 100,000-signature threshold needed for an official response less than 24 hour[...]

January 23rd, 2017 - 8:22 am § in Misc.



January 23rd, 2017 - 1:25 am § in Politics

Fill out the Library of Congress Survey regarding the Register of Copyright Soonst!

I should have mentioned this earlier, but the Library of Congress has put out a survey on what the priorities of a new Register of Copyright should be rather than conferring with members of Congress. This is unprecedented and could be a dangerous blow to creative professionals. Therefore it is very[...]

January 23rd, 2017 - 12:19 am § in America, Donald Trump

Trump Sued

Washington – A group including former White House ethics attorneys will file a lawsuit on Monday accusing President Donald Trump of allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments, in violation of the U.S. Constitution. Deepak Gupta, a Supreme Court litigator working on the[...]