Archive for September 15th, 2020

September 15th, 2020 - 11:12 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment, Politics, Science

Trump’s war on science

“A defining trait of Donald Trump’s presidency is his incessant destruction of reason, evidence and science in the service of his personal whims, conspiratorial mindset and political requirements.” Read story here Huge chunk of Greenland ice sheet breaks off Read story here Return to The-Ave.[...]

September 15th, 2020 - 7:40 pm § in News Media

9/15/20 Headlines

Scientific American endorses a candidate for the first time in its 175-year history. Read story here. Sen. Lindsey Graham demands his opponent’s tax returns after defending Trump’s refusal to release his. Read story here. Louisville pays Breonna Taylor’s family $12 million. Read story here. [...]

September 15th, 2020 - 5:54 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Trump campaign adviser shirks paying child support for 2016 campaign love child

This article contains news with liberal commentary. Courts base child support payments on the parents’ incomes, and Jason Miller, one of Trump’s top 2020 campaign advisers, is being paid ZERO for his work, according to campaign documents. Read story here. The child in question was “[...]

September 15th, 2020 - 5:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump’s “Support Russia’s Troops” campaign ad

“An online ad released by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign … depicts Russian jets and weapons …,” Yahoo! and other news outlets reported on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. The ad depicts silhouetted soldiers walking forward as Mig-29s fly overhead and also feature[...]

September 15th, 2020 - 4:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump’s Minnesota strategy

This article contains news and liberal commentary. Minnesota could be a metaphor for the entire election. Trump is chasing Minnesota’s 10 electoral votes because, “If Trump can flip Minnesota, he could lose Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania to Joe Biden and still get re-elected if he [...]

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

Debunking the absurd claim that Michelle Obama is transgender

This article contains liberal commentary. This article does such a good job of shredding this myth I don’t have to bother. It also provides useful information and links if you want to follow up on the genesis of this persistent alt-right fable. Why do people persist in believing nonsense? Mayb[...]

September 15th, 2020 - 1:23 pm § in America, Health, Humor

Germany declares war on American!

“Model case of stupidity!” A 26-year-old American woman who knew she had Covid-19 but flouted Bavarian quarantine rules and went bar-crawling in town has infected at least five dozen Germans and authorities there are not happy. “Model case of stupidity,” Bavaria’s gover[...]

September 15th, 2020 - 2:27 am § in Donald Trump

You don’t need QAnon to find a pedophile

He’s right in front of your nose. “Samantha Cohen, the daughter of former Trump fixer Michael Cohen, talked with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota about ‘creepy’ comments President Donald Trump made about her when she was just 15 years old. “During a CNN interview, Camerota read [...]

September 15th, 2020 - 12:53 am § in Donald Trump, News Media, Politics

BLM more popular than Trump

This article contains news with liberal commentary. This was back in June, so it’s old news, but it has just come to my attention and it’s too delicious to pass up. “Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who’s been railing against the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in recent days amid[...]

September 15th, 2020 - 12:07 am § in America, Politics

BLM poll workers? Fine by me.

This article contains sarcastic liberal commentary. Carol Wolman, M.D., a California psychiatrist and peace activist, thinks BLM activists should sign up to be poll workers. Read her essay here. Fine by me. After describing BLM as a “movement is waging spiritual warfare against forces of racis[...]