Archive for August 31st, 2020

August 31st, 2020 - 11:36 pm § in Misc.

What living in a “republic” means

A “republic” means the majority can’t rule the minority. It doesn’t mean a minority can rule the majority. That’s neither republic nor democracy. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

August 31st, 2020 - 7:24 pm § in News Media, Politics, Racism

Study: 96% of BLM protests peaceful

Since George Floyd’s murder, there have been ~11,000 demonstrations in the U.S. Police intervened in 725 of them, and used force 400 times or in roughly 1 of every 28 protests There were 100 government and police assaults against news media in these protests Rightwingers organized 360 counter-[...]

August 31st, 2020 - 5:46 pm § in Misc.

Wisconsin’s GOP legislators spurn police reform

This article contains news with liberal commentary. “Wisconsin Republican leaders convened a special session of the state Legislature on police reform for less than 30 seconds,” NBC News reported on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (Read story here.) And you can’t vote them out. In 2018, Rep[...]

August 31st, 2020 - 3:38 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Why do Republicans lie so much?

This article contains news with pro-Biden biased commentary. I suppose Democrats do it, too. We’re all human and imperfect. It just seems Republicans do a lot more of it, and are more over-the-top. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA, photo bottom right) “tweeted a video on Saturday that altered th[...]

August 31st, 2020 - 2:34 pm § in Politics

Dunderhead starts GoFundMe for numbskull; dummies kick in

This article contains news with obnoxious liberal commentary. Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican (right), fired Arthur “Mac” Love IV (left), another Republican who oversaw Maryland’s Commission on African-American History and Culture, after a public outcry over Love’s social medi[...]

August 31st, 2020 - 5:12 am § in Donald Trump

Photo of the Day

Kyle Rittenhouse at Trump rally in January 2020. (Click here for source) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]