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September 5th, 2020 - 10:55 pm § in Misc.

THE-Ave.US Challenge: What is it?

A. Gold nugget B. Microscope image of dental filling C. Pebble beach at sunset D. Beehive honeycomb E. Surface of the sun F. Vinyl floor tile G. Virus Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 5th, 2020 - 6:05 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Laugh of the Day!

Trigger Warning: Content is Mike Pence making a fool of himself. (But isn’t that his job?) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 5th, 2020 - 3:11 pm § in Racism

Remove “whites only” from the Medal of Honor

Give Texas’ most-decorated World War 1 soldier the medal. He earned it. What more did he have to do, be born white? In those days, yes. It’s time to remedy this historic injustice. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 5th, 2020 - 2:15 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

“Trump Boat Parade” springs leaks

“Several boats sank during a Trump Boat Parade on Lake Travis in Texas where crowds had gathered to show support for President Donald Trump’s re-election,” NBC News reported Saturday, September 5, 2020. Marine patrol units from the sheriff’s department responded to “mul[...]

September 5th, 2020 - 1:36 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Armed poll watchers: New Jersey’s cautionary tale ahead of the 2020 presidential election

by Mark Krasovic, Associate Professor of History and American Studies, Rutgers University Newark  8/10/2020 That November, voters in several cities saw posters at polling places printed in bright red letters. “WARNING,” they read. “This area is being patrolled by the National Ballot Security[...]

September 5th, 2020 - 2:51 am § in America, Donald Trump, Economics, Foreign Affairs, Politics

The wisdom of Smedley D. Butler

by Mark Adams “It has been estimated by statisticians and economists and researchers that the war cost your Uncle Sam $52,000,000,000. Of this sum, $39,000,000,000 was expended in the actual war period. This expenditure yielded $16,000,000,000 in profits. That is how the 21,000 billionaires and mi[...]

September 5th, 2020 - 1:55 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump belittles Gen. Kelly (video)

Watch a draft dodger disparage a 4-star general (read details of his career here) in video below. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]