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December 5th, 2020 - 10:49 pm § in Health, Humor

Karenpocalypse (video)

Alternate title: “How to get arrested in 60 seconds.” Selected vignettes of people who think rules don’t apply to them. This is too darn funny not to post it. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 5th, 2020 - 9:34 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump demands Georgia governor call special legislative session

“President Donald Trump fruitlessly pressed Georgia’s governor on Saturday to call a special legislative session aimed at overturning the presidential election results in that state.” — Associated Press, read story here That’s wrong, and it’s good that Gov. Kemp, a Republican, is re[...]

December 5th, 2020 - 7:24 pm § in Misc.

Opera, Mozart, “Solemn Vespers for a Confessor” (video)

The big voice is that of Patricia Janečková (bio here), a Slovakian opera singer who was 19 years old when this recording was made. Watch another of her performances here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 5th, 2020 - 3:24 pm § in Donald Trump

“Lock him up!”

Trump’s niece (pictured above) argues he belongs in the slammer. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 5th, 2020 - 10:54 am § in Misc.

Are library fines passé?

A new craze is sweeping America: Kinder, gentler libraries. They’re experimenting with abolishing fines. Does it even matter, with libraries closed for the foreseeable future? Yes it does! Unless you’re convinced we’ll never recover from Covid-19 and can’t bring yourself to b[...]