Archive for September 11th, 2020

September 11th, 2020 - 9:35 pm § in Politics

Senator Concerned is disappointed by Trump again

Sen. Susan Collins said in a debate Trump “should have been straightforward with the American people” about Covid-19, CNN reported on Friday, September 11, 2020 (read story here). “He had an obligation,” exhorted the senator, who’s never done anything about Trump’[...]

September 11th, 2020 - 8:59 pm § in Environment

Smoky Seattle

Massive wildfire smoke plumes are blowing onshore, blanketing the Pacific Northwest in smog. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 11th, 2020 - 7:03 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Opinion: It wasn’t self-defense

Driving 30 miles across a state line with an illegally-possessed assault rifle to participate in a riot isn’t self-defense. Don’t say he was protecting persons and property, because he’s not a police officer or National Guardsman, so that wasn’t his responsibility or job. He [...]

September 11th, 2020 - 6:09 pm § in Misc.

Democratic activists plot demise of Phil E. Buster

This article contains news with liberal commentary. “Democratic insiders are assembling a coalition behind the scenes to wage an all-out war on the Senate filibuster in … anticipation of sweeping the 2020 election,” NBC News reported on Friday, September 11, 2020. Read story here. [...]

September 11th, 2020 - 4:49 pm § in Law and Courts

Fla. killer of 9-year-old gets death

This article contains news with liberal commentary. A Florida judge has affirmed a jury’s death sentence for a 41-year-old Jamaica-born man convicted of raping and killing his neighbor’s 9-year-old daughter (photo, left), ABC News reported on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. The defendant’s[...]

September 11th, 2020 - 3:48 pm § in Misc.

Police cite 9 McCloskey protesters for trespass

This article contains news with liberal commentary. St. Louis cops have issued trespass citations to 9 of approximately 300 protesters for walking on a private street in front of a paranoid gun-wielding couple’s mansion, ABC News reported on Friday, September 11, 2020. Read story here. About 3[...]

September 11th, 2020 - 2:05 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Mail ballot delivery schedule announced

Read bulletin here to find out when you’ll get your ballot in the mail. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 11th, 2020 - 10:30 am § in Misc.

Here, kitty, kitty, kitty!

Is a tiger roaming near Knoxville? Multiple sightings have sent authorities on a wild goose, er, tiger chase in Knoxville, Tennessee. “In a year that can’t possibly can’t get any stranger,” USA Today said, police and wildlife officials are “looking for a tiger loose in [...]

September 11th, 2020 - 9:45 am § in Humor, Misc.

BREAKING NEWS — Elon Musk offers Monica Lewinsky a Tesla with a 100% money-back guarantee!

Who gives a damn? I mean, really, who cares what kind of car Monnnnikkka drives? Well, if Newsweek thinks this is newsworthy, then I guess it is. Read story here. Lewinsky tweeted,   Musk replied, “Try a Tesla & you’re welcome to give it back if you decide you prefer a Subaru.&#[...]

September 11th, 2020 - 8:30 am § in Donald Trump, Health, Schools & Colleges

Schools open, teachers die

More evidence the Covid-19 crisis is mismanaged? Earlier this week, this blog picked up a story of a South Carolina teacher who died just 3 days after first displaying Covid-19 symptoms. (Read that posting here.) Then, a couple days later, Newsweek reported that “six teachers in Iowa, Mississi[...]