Archive for October 18th, 2020

October 18th, 2020 - 11:03 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Survey: Over 30% of Americans are ‘giving up” on democracy

This article contains news and liberal commentary. Research by Foreign Policy magazine lends support to anecdotal evidence that democracy is not a universal value among the American people. Anti-democratic attitudes are concentrated on the political right, and among Trump supporters, but also exist [...]

October 18th, 2020 - 10:13 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

The-Ave.US’s 2020 election endorsements

President This is easy: Vote for Biden. Character and competence matter; Trump has none of either. Biden knows how to govern; Trump only knows how to pander to his fan base. Biden respects the rule of law, checks and balances, and constitutional and legal restraints on presidential powers; Trump has[...]

October 18th, 2020 - 5:14 pm § in Misc.

Rescued hiker’s incredible tale of survival begins to emerge

I’ve never hiked Zion National Park, but I know people who have. It’s a rugged canyonland where a person can get lost, flash floods can roar through narrow canyons without warning, and there are cliffs to fall from. Holly Courtier, 38, of Woodland Hills, California, got lost after hittin[...]

October 18th, 2020 - 4:02 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Steve Bannon’s prediction about Biden’s 2024 opponent

Steve Bannon says, “I’ll make this prediction right now: If for any reason the election is stolen from, or in some sort of way Joe Biden is declared the winner, Trump will announce he’s going to run for re-election in 2024,” he told the newspaper. “You’re not goi[...]

October 18th, 2020 - 3:12 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

What Kirstie Alley doesn’t get about democracy

Basically, everything. “Alley, a longtime Trump supporter, took to the platform on Saturday night to tell her followers that she will vote for the president again in 2020 because ‘he’s NOT a politician,’ Newsweek says. “I voted for him 4 years ago for this reason and sh[...]

October 18th, 2020 - 1:05 pm § in Environment

PHOTOGRAPHY: Elwha chinook

The 20th century saw the construction of dams. The 21st century is seeing their removal. With the Olympic Peninsula’s obsolete Elwha River dams gone, fish are beginning to return, but their path to recovery is in fits and starts. Read story here. Salmon, with prehistoric roots dating back 40 m[...]

October 18th, 2020 - 11:59 am § in Humor, Politics

PHOTOGRAPHY: Democratic infighting

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October 18th, 2020 - 1:48 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: God permits abortions!

How Science Impacts The Abortion Debate. I always show respect for those who believe there is something non physical.   If the antiabortion activist wants to argue that her God has told her that sperm is alive, or that a soul enters the gee with the sperm, then I have no basis for argument.  The[...]

October 18th, 2020 - 1:30 am § in Hypocrisy, Religion


DOES INERRANCY REQUIRE HYPOCRISY? The Vatican unveiled its first new statue for St. Peter’s in 300 years.  To be honest the statue seems to me to be fairly ugly .. a monstrous brick of bronzed poor people, crowded together amidst the glorified statues of saints and popes.  The message, to me[...]

October 18th, 2020 - 1:18 am § in Misc.


Jesus said to the crowd let The one without sin throw the first stone, then he went On to say, ‘MOM’ put that rock down ! Jonathon Loop, FACEBOOK[...]