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September 4th, 2020 - 10:03 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

FBI busts 2 armed militia thugs at Kenosha motel

Two violent members of a Missouri militia group with criminal records were arrested by FBI agents at a Kenosha motel on Thursday, September 3, 2020, after Iowa police received a tip they going to Kenosha to “loot and possibly pick people off.” They apparently were present for Trump̵[...]

September 4th, 2020 - 8:55 pm § in Misc.

The Portland shooter and victim: Two of a kind, both equally dead

Compiled from news sources with commentary. Updated 9/5/20. For weeks, rightwing and leftist agitators clashed in Portland, Oregon, then the inevitable happened: Someone got killed. Two men, both vigilantes “providing security” for demonstrators, but from opposing camps and radically dif[...]

September 4th, 2020 - 5:12 pm § in Misc.

Another car assault against peaceful BLM protesters

This article is news with liberal commentary. A car plowed through a peaceful BLM march in New York’s Time Square on Thursday, September 3, 2020. Police said the driver was earlier seen with counterprotesters wearing a “MAGA” hat, NBC News reported. There should be an arrest soon, [...]

September 4th, 2020 - 4:36 pm § in Donald Trump

Disparaging remarks story grows legs; the end for Trump?

Trump referred to Americans killed in combat as “losers” and suckers” Multiple Sources, Including Fox, Confirm Details; Condemnations Pour In VP Biden: “Sick, deplorable, un-American” Sen. Tammy Duckworth: “Appalled” Retired General: “No patriot”[...]

September 4th, 2020 - 4:31 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Postal police block a Democratic congresswoman from seeing unprocessed mail

Postal police blocked a Democrat om the House Oversight Committee, which is investigating Trump’s postmaster for slowing mail ahead of the election, from two Florida mail sorting facilities where employees say mail sits in bins. The congresswoman, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, wanted to inspe[...]

September 4th, 2020 - 4:24 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Russia

“Will Trump Exile In Russia?”

Today’s featured YouTube rant: Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 4th, 2020 - 3:09 pm § in Health

1 wedding, 170 cases, 7 deaths

A Covid-19 outbreak caused by a Maine wedding reception that violated state-imposed gathering restrictions “is now responsible for 3 deaths and nearly 150 infected people,” NBC News reported on Sept. 4, 2020. Two weeks later, there were 7 deaths and over 170 cases. Sixty-five people atte[...]

September 4th, 2020 - 2:17 pm § in America, Misc.

Labor Day

Groups representing labor won a federal holiday honoring workers in 1894. For many today, it’s a 3-day weekend and retailer sale event. Labor rights and middle-class prosperity were hard-won. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, workers were treated little better than serfs; and in the early [...]

September 4th, 2020 - 6:11 am § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge: Who’s this chick?

A. A rock musician B. Stalin’s granddaughter C. Paris Hilton in junior high D. A tech billionaire’s daughter E. An Evergreen State College professor F. Mitch McConnell’s hairstylist G. Jerry Falwell’s mistress H. Al Capone’s great-great niece I. DeGaulle’s grandd[...]

September 4th, 2020 - 2:14 am § in China, Foreign Affairs, Misc., Russia

Historians say Truman didn’t order Nagasaki bombing

Once the A-bomb was tested and worked, whether civilians or the military would control it became an issue. Thanks to Truman, it remained under civilian control. Today, the Department of Energy, not the military, is the custodian of America’s nuclear weapons. Everyone knows Truman ordered the H[...]