Archive for November 12th, 2020

November 12th, 2020 - 9:55 pm § in Misc.

Movie: “Vidovdan’s Bells 1914”

Serbian movie with English subtitles depicting the Battle of Cer between Austria-Hungarian invaders and Serb defenders, the first engagement of World War 1. This is an excerpt from a 2018 feature film titled “King Petar the First.” Violence, profanity, battle scenes, and depictions of at[...]

November 12th, 2020 - 7:11 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor, Politics

What’s really behind Trump’s “election fraud” claims

Trump may still genuinely believe he was robbed, but hardly anyone else does. Comedian Seth Meyers mocks the absurd beliefs of election deniers, and posits the real purpose of Trump’s “fraud” claims. (Spoiler alert: Defrauding his gullible supporters.) You’ll love his lawyers[...]

November 12th, 2020 - 6:54 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Movie: “2020”

This short movie (18 minutes) is a parody of the feature film “1917” (which is a pretty good movie). No, this flick isn’t as bad as the description makes it sound. It’s worse. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 12th, 2020 - 5:54 pm § in America, Misc.

Flying Tiger pilot is still flying

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November 12th, 2020 - 5:21 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

CRIME BLOTTER: Enraged Trump supporter attacks elderly couple for having Biden sign at street corner

“A suburban Minneapolis man who told police he’s a supporter of President Donald Trump is accused of attacking an elderly couple with a golf club after he saw them at a street corner with a Joe Biden sign,” the Associated Press reported on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Read story h[...]

November 12th, 2020 - 4:07 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Why the GOP hurts itself with talk of legislatures overturning Biden’s win

Some Republicans are still entertaining the cockamamie idea of gerrymandered legislatures ignoring the voters and hijacking their states’ electoral votes for Trump. Even Trump’s legal team reportedly is considering the scheme as a last-ditch effort, the Huffington Post reported on Thursd[...]

November 12th, 2020 - 3:23 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Woman sues Breonna Taylor cop for sexual assault

Brett Hankison, the only one of the three cops who was fired and indicted for what happened during the police raid that resulted in the death of Breonna Taylor, an innocent black women, is also being sued by a woman who claims he “used his power as a police officer to prey on and later [&helli[...]

November 12th, 2020 - 3:04 pm § in Donald Trump, Health, Humor, Politics

Where did Corey Lewandowski get Covid-19?

At the White House election night superspreader event? Or at Rudy Giuliani’s Four Seasons Landscaping Co. superspreader event? Who cares? Get well, Corey. Don’t die. Read story here and here. Photo: Lewandowski ranting into a microphone set up in the Four Seasons Landscaping Co.’s [...]

November 12th, 2020 - 2:50 pm § in Politics

Who will replace Kamala Harris in the Senate?

Speculation has begun about who California Gov. Gavin Newsome will appoint to fill the remaining two years of Kamala Harris’ Senate term. It will, of course, be a Democrat. Beyond that, everybody has an opinion about who it should be. (Read story here.) Insiders say it won’t be a white m[...]

November 12th, 2020 - 12:34 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Health, Misc.

Lebanon is losing its doctors

Add to Lebanon’s other troubles this one: A mass exodus of doctors. More than 400 doctors have emigrated from Lebanon in 2020 alone, and more are preparing to leave. They cite the country’s corrupt political leadership, broken promises, and deteriorating living and working conditions. &#[...]