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September 18th, 2020 - 7:45 am § in Humor, Misc.

What a clever, well-crafted ad looks like

I’ve long been fascinated by ads. They’re created by some of the smartest and best-paid people in America. Well-done ads are FREE entertainment; unlike going to the movies (back when we went to movies), you don’t have to pay to watch them. Most of you’ve seen Superbowl ads, w[...]

September 18th, 2020 - 12:24 am § in America, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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News and commentary from a center-left perspective To return to the Front Page, click on “Blog” in upper left corner This website contains news collected from media sources, our commentaries, politics, short movies, and offbeat humor. Directly below are the stories we’re highlighting and t[...]

September 17th, 2020 - 11:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Kenosha will get none of $44 million of federal aid Trump promised

When Trump visited Kenosha on September 1, 2020, he promised the city $44 million of federal aid. But every penny of that is money previously appropriated and legally obligated for other purposes, including Covid-19 relief, and the city will get none of it. Read story here. Photo: Trump (center) and[...]

September 17th, 2020 - 10:45 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Is Barr dangerous or nuts?

This article contains news and sarcasm. Bill Barr had quite a week. On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, media reports said he asked federal prosecutors to look into prosecuting Seattle’s mayor under obscure an sedition law for not quelling that city’s protests. Read this story here. Sediti[...]

September 17th, 2020 - 9:39 pm § in Misc.

Feds wanted to fry Trump photo-op protesters with heat ray

     “Federal officials looked into getting a heat ray” and amassed 7,000 of rounds of live ammunition “in preparation for clearing a peaceful protest in Lafayette Square” across the street from the White House on June 1, 2020, according to congressional testimony by an Ar[...]

September 17th, 2020 - 8:10 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor

Trump goes postal!

Get ’em while you can! The Postal Service won’t be around much longer!   Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 17th, 2020 - 6:12 pm § in Racism

Why wasn’t this cop fired?

An Aurora, Colorado, cop will serve only a 1 week suspension for pulling a gun on a doctor in his own parking garage because the doctor honked at him for blocking him in with a police car. See story here and watch video of incident below. The doctor is Eastern Indian, so racism may have […][...]

September 17th, 2020 - 5:37 pm § in Law and Courts

Judges slash illegal protester bail

This article contains news with liberal commentary. Judges moved quickly to drastically reduce the unconstitutional bail demanded by Lancaster, Pennsylvania police for 9 of 13 protesters arrested on Sunday, September 13, 2020, at bail hearings held on Thursday, September 17, 2020. The other 4 protes[...]

September 17th, 2020 - 4:27 pm § in Schools & Colleges

University of Georgia keeps football and bans voting

The University of Georgia, to protect its students, banned on-campus voting and tailgating at football games. This obviously was a tough decision for a school ranked #13 nationally in tailgating (see ranking here). It didn’t eliminate football games or fraternities, although the university dec[...]

September 17th, 2020 - 10:00 am § in Humor

Humor: Presidential debate preview

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