Archive for November 24th, 2020

November 24th, 2020 - 11:24 pm § in Health

PHOTOGRAPHY: Covid-19 ward

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November 24th, 2020 - 10:57 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

The GOP may not have standards, but academia does

Another college professor (see previous story here) is in hot water for online rants (story here). Thomas Brennan (photo, left), an assistant professor of physical sciences at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, which has over 14,000 students, is on administrative leave pending investig[...]

November 24th, 2020 - 9:05 pm § in America, Biden, Health, Politics

Biden talks about his first 100 days (video)

The first 100 days of a new presidency typically is when a lot of things get done and sets the tone for a new administration. Here’s a brief resume of what to expect after January 20, 2021. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 24th, 2020 - 8:22 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Humor, Politics

Advice for Trump: “Flee to North Korea”

Tony Schwartz, who ghost-wrote Trump’s “The Art Of The Deal” (and isn’t currently a fan), has “some not-so-friendly advice” on what to do after leaving the White House: “Flee to North Korea.” Makes sense. He likes parades, has a friend there, there’s gir[...]

November 24th, 2020 - 7:57 pm § in Misc.

Cat music (video)

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November 24th, 2020 - 7:42 pm § in Misc.

Flying with Florencia (video)

A day’s work in the cockpit of a 737. For a ride out of Cairo with a lady crew, click here. If you like flying videos, check out Greg Mink’s “Premier 1 Driver” You Tube series (for Mink’s bio, click here. How does he own a private jet? By owning a medical device company[...]

November 24th, 2020 - 7:19 pm § in Misc.

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major (video)

Janine Jansen (b. 1978) is a Dutch violinist. “As of September 2016, Jansen is in possession for 10 years of the 1707 Antonio Stradivari ‘Rivaz, Baron Gutmann’, which is owned by the Norwegian national bank’s subsidiary: Dextra Musica.” — Wikipedia. I like this video beca[...]

November 24th, 2020 - 1:21 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Guest Essay: “This wasn’t just an election. It was a census of American idiots.”

How Many American Idiots Are There? 73 Million. This Wasn’t Just an Election. It was a Census of American Idiots. by Umair Haque Nov. 20, 2020 (Click here to go to original source.) This was no ordinary election. By now, you know that. But I mean it in a slightly different way. Not just that Trum[...]

November 24th, 2020 - 11:43 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Why U.S. democracy (apparently) has survived this time

This article is a liberal essay. “With four years of Trump nearly behind us, Politico Magazine asked a group of smart political and cultural observers to tell us what big, new insight this era has given them about America—and what that insight means for the country’s future. Many were alar[...]

November 24th, 2020 - 10:50 am § in Health

Can you get flu and Covid-19 at the same time? Yes …

And “early evidence suggests those who contract both have a rougher go of it.” “The first thing to know about a coronavirus-influenza co-infection is that it’s possible because the two viruses bind to different parts of the body. They aren’t competing with each other when it co[...]