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December 31st, 2020 - 8:44 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Inseparable playmates (video)

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December 31st, 2020 - 11:28 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Rookie GOP senator backs Jan. 6 nonsense

   The House of Representatives, with 435 members, is bound to have a few kooks. See, e.g., Mo Brooks, Louie Gohmert, and incoming freshman and QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene. The Senate, on the other hand — historically an older, wiser, and more experienced body — has traditio[...]

December 30th, 2020 - 4:53 pm § in Health, Politics

Florida’s vaccinations of the elderly descend into chaos

   “Florida’s county-by-county plan to vaccinate its elderly population has created a mass scramble for a limited number of doses, leading to hourslong lines at vaccination sites and overwhelmed county hotlines and websites,” CNN reported on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.    One[...]

December 30th, 2020 - 4:07 pm § in Donald Trump, Economics, Health

Covid-19: What to expect in 2021

The Atlantic chronicles Covid-19’s trail of destruction in the U.S. this way: “The coronavirus pandemic ignited at the end of 2019 and blazed across 2020. … The first two surges, in the spring and summer, plateaued but never significantly subsided. The third and worst is still ongo[...]

December 30th, 2020 - 9:08 am § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Pence won’t join conspiracy to overthrow U.S. government

The U.S. government, as of noon on January 20, 2021, is the one that was elected by the American people on November 3, 2020, and one of our political parties is trying to overthrow it. As part of this lawless conspiracy, they’ve attempted to enlist the outgoing vice president, but apparently h[...]

December 30th, 2020 - 8:09 am § in Donald Trump, Health, Politics

Georgia audit drives another stake through Trump’s fraud fantasy

Georgia completed its audit of ballot signatures on Tuesday and “found no fraud in the presidential election, dealing yet another blow to President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results,” Huffington Post reported on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. “The secretary of state[...]

December 30th, 2020 - 12:32 am § in Humor, Misc.

5-minute hiking (video)

Techniques for people with limited time for recreation. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 30th, 2020 - 12:20 am § in Humor, Misc.

Rock climbing (video; nsfw-language)

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December 30th, 2020 - 12:08 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump uses wrong photo for his fake Nobel Peace Prize (video)

“Maybe if he’d actually won one, he’d know what the thing actually looks like.” Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 29th, 2020 - 11:46 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Jews

Jonathan Pollard arrives in Israel

Jonathan Pollard (photo, right), 66, spied for Israel while a Naval Intelligence analyst. He served 30 years in prison, was paroled in November 2015, and released from parole in November 2020. After lingering in the U.S. for several weeks due to his wife’s health, he flew with her to Israel on[...]