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October 25th, 2020 - 11:35 pm § in America, Politics, Racism

If white people have armed militias, black people can, too

That’s how it works in this country. Read story here. And if it leads to gun battles in the streets between rival militias, like they have in other Third World countries, well, that’s what the Supreme Court wants, isn’t it? At least you’d think so from their rulings. Photo: S[...]

October 25th, 2020 - 8:21 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Nice election you got there. It’d be a shame if anything happens to it.

But experts say those fears are overblown. Elections are run by impartial professionals. There are processes to deal with irregularities, challenges and contests. They argue public fears of mayhem are people’s imaginations getting the better of them. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

October 25th, 2020 - 6:46 pm § in Health

Covid-19 waves (chart)

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October 25th, 2020 - 6:09 pm § in Politics

2nd ballot drop box set on fire

First someone didn’t want Latinos in a Los Angeles suburb to vote. “The arson of an official ballot drop box by the Baldwin Park Library in the First District has all the signs of an attempt to disenfranchise voters and call into question the security of our elections,” said Los Angeles Co[...]

October 25th, 2020 - 2:18 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Was the Civil War about slavery?

This article is liberal commentary. Lincoln didn’t think so. He didn’t get around to emancipating the slaves until 3 years into the war, and then only in the secessionist states, as a measure to punish them for secession and pressure them to give up. Lincoln fought the Civil War to prese[...]

October 25th, 2020 - 12:50 pm § in Humor, Misc.

How to trick-or-treat in 2020

Americans are famous for their can-do ingenuity. While we may not be any better than our British cousins at building flying contraptions (see article here), we can improvise a solution to almost any other problem. So it is with Halloween candy in the age of social distancing. Actually, the basic tec[...]

October 25th, 2020 - 11:57 am § in Misc.

An African-American becomes a Catholic cardinal

“Pope Francis on Sunday elevated Archbishop of Washington, D.C., Wilton Gregory, to cardinal, making him the first African American appointed to the red-hat conclave,” ABC News reported on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Gregory may have a chance to participate in a papal election, because Fra[...]

October 25th, 2020 - 1:52 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Borzoi

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October 25th, 2020 - 1:25 am § in Donald Trump, Misc., Politics

Biden’s right, they’re “chumps”

This article contains news and liberal commentary. The rightwing blogosphere lit up like a Christmas ship on Saturday, October 25, 2020, when Joe Biden told his campaign rally in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the Trump supporters gathered outside the event honking horns, waving flags, and yelling (pho[...]