Archive for August 22nd, 2020

August 22nd, 2020 - 11:07 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

Rob’t Trump mourner punches restaurant worker for being unable to seat his large group

A member of a group coming from Robert Trump’s White House funeral assaulted a restaurant worker when told the establishment couldn’t accommodate their party. The crime was committed Friday evening, Aug. 21, 2020, at the Fig & Olive Restaurant in Washington D.C. Several members of th[...]

August 22nd, 2020 - 7:36 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Fleeing tortoise captured after low-speed chase

A tortoise who escaped from its enclosure is back home after eluding a manhunt for 2½ months. Read story here. Lynn Cole of Ashland, Tennessee, raised Solomon from a hatchling. The 15-year-old African spurred tortoise now weighs 150 lbs. When he went missing, Cole put up wanted posters, distributed[...]

August 22nd, 2020 - 7:00 pm § in Health

1 dead, 52 sick from Covid-19 after wedding reception

A Covid-19 outbreak at a Maine wedding reception 2 weeks ago is spreading. About 65 people attended the event, flouting a state restriction on indoor gatherings. The inn hosting the event was given a health citation. Now, dozens of people are ill, including some who didn’t attend but came in [...]

August 22nd, 2020 - 6:18 pm § in Misc.

How to bag groceries

With Covid-19 raging across the land, grocery shopping has changed. More people are ordering online for pickup or home delivery, but in-store shopping has changed, too. Many people shop less often to minimize their potential exposure, and have more in their carts at the checkout line. Once-weekly sh[...]

August 22nd, 2020 - 4:14 pm § in Misc.

About that “1981” article

Dr. Steven Schwartz, M.D., the late founder of this blog and a brilliant internationally-renowned medical researcher with a strange sense of humor you’ve maybe gotta be an egghead academic (which I’m not) to comprehend, wrote and posted “1981 High School Football Team Photo Leaves [...]

August 22nd, 2020 - 4:13 pm § in Misc.

Hits on “1981” article plummet. It’s now off the front page.

I suspect a bunch of QAnon websites delinked it after figuring out this blog isn’t the firehose of conspiracy nuttery they initially thought it was. The sharp drop in traffic to that article over the last few days followed on the heels of my posting clarifications that the “Michelle Obam[...]

August 22nd, 2020 - 4:12 pm § in Misc.

1981 High School Football Team Photo Leaves Little Doubt that Michelle Obama Was Born Michael Robinson

UPDATE: Read more about Mrs. Obama here. WARNING: Before reading this, click here to read more about satire on THE-Ave.US 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 Matt[...]

August 22nd, 2020 - 4:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor

But was Donald Trump born Donna Trump?

Heh. Sure seems so. High maintenance. Obsessed with appearance. And talks like one. As Julie Sedevy pointed out in Politico Magazine, despite his inveterate chest-pounding, ” … academic research has picked up something that thousands of hours of campaign punditry has missed completely:[...]

August 22nd, 2020 - 4:06 pm § in Misc.


We’re going tabloid When I find a good photoshopped image I’ll post it. This will do for now. You’d be astounded how much traffic FAKE NEWS gets on the internet. Well over a quarter million people have clicked on our “1981 High School Football Team Photo Leaves Little Doubt that [...]

August 22nd, 2020 - 4:06 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Kamala Harris was born in California, but birthers argue she can’t be vice president.

That’s because, while she was born in the U.S., her parents weren’t and although they later became naturalized citizens they were only legal residents at the time. Their argument goes like this: The 14th Amendment defines citizenship as follows: “All persons born or naturalized in [...]