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October 27th, 2020 - 2:25 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Three democracies that survived near-misses with tyranny

The best way to learn is from other people’s travails. Two University of Chicago professors studied three democratic countries that barely missed being taken over by tyrants. Take a look at how they saved themselves. Case #1: Finland in 1930 “[T]he right-wing mass Lapua movement that par[...]

October 27th, 2020 - 11:42 am § in Donald Trump

Trump’s web of debt

The Daily Mail, a U.K.-based tabloid, says Trump has $900 million of debt coming due, not $471 million. (Click on image to enlarge.) Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

October 27th, 2020 - 11:37 am § in Racism

Another racist bites the dust

Paul Ng, a condo resident in Scottsdale, Arizona, confronted two black guys on a public street who apparently got too close to his residence for (his) comfort and told them they didn’t belong there because they were in a “no n—– zone.” When they accused him of being a r[...]

October 27th, 2020 - 10:57 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Election glitches are NOT “fraud”

Citizens exercising their right to vote is not “fraud.”¬†Counting their votes isn’t “fraud,” either. Preventing eligible voters from voting is fraud. Not counting their votes is fraud. Stopping vote counting before all the votes are counted is fraud. Overruling the voti[...]

October 27th, 2020 - 1:54 am § in America, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Has Jesus Been Reborn?

Has Jesus been Reborn? About six years ago a 10-year-old girl was raped. This “Maria” may have fulfilled the prophecy of a virgin birth since she was too young for normal birth and was forced to give birth via C-section. We do not yet know if Maria’s son is the second coming.¬† CHU[...]

October 27th, 2020 - 12:14 am § in America, Misc.

Where gun sales are hottest

Update: In its 10/29/20 segment, CBS After Hours reported that 3 out of 4 voters are worried about post-election civil unrest, “both sides” are arming themselves, and gun sales are up 66% over last year (starts at about 7:20 in this video). The segment also notes there are many first-tim[...]