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December 9th, 2020 - 11:32 pm § in Politics

Comments from HorsesAss.org posted on 12/9/20

Herewith pithy examples of liberal thinking posted on HorsesAss.org, a Seattle-based blog, on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. By “RedReformed”: “Sanders on McConnell: ‘When children are going hungry in America, suddenly we don’t have enough money’ “Can our ‘christian[...]

December 9th, 2020 - 11:00 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Want evidence? OK, here’s Trump’s “evidence” the election was “FIXED”

It’s getting more ridiculous by the day. “Trump on Wednesday demanded an “OVERTURN’ of the outcome in a collection of tweets arguing he could only have lost the election if it were ‘FIXED.’ He attempted to support his case by saying odds-makers on election night heavily f[...]

December 9th, 2020 - 10:25 pm § in Misc.

Ted Cruz to argue GOP’s frivolous election lawsuit at Supreme Court

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has offered to argue the frivolous lawsuit filed by indicted Texas attorney general Ken Paxton and joined by 17 other red states if it reaches the Supreme Court, several media outlets reported on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 (read CNN story here). Meanwhile, with Rudy Giuliani ou[...]

December 9th, 2020 - 9:39 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

IG slams Veterans Affairs boss’ quest for “damaging information” on sexual assault victim

The Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general “told prosecutors this fall that his investigation of VA Secretary Robert Wilkie had turned up possible criminal conduct,” CNN reported on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 (here), citing reporting by the Washington Post (here). Wilkie (pho[...]

December 9th, 2020 - 8:42 pm § in Misc., Science

Apollo 11 countdown (video)

This is the best video I’ve found of the historic launch. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 9th, 2020 - 7:03 pm § in Misc.

Scandal grows over Florida governor’s SWAT raid against Covid-19 whistleblower

An extreme abuse of power is unfolding in Florida, where GOP governors have compiled an ugly record of suppressing, intimidating, and punishing state employees for bringing science into policy discussions. The previous GOP governor, Rick Scott (now a U.S. senator), prohibited state employees prohibi[...]

December 9th, 2020 - 2:53 pm § in Biden, Law and Courts, Politics

Federal prosecutors looking at Hunter Biden’s taxes

Federal prosecutors are investigating Hunter Biden (photo, left) for potential violations of “tax and money laundering laws in [his] business dealings in foreign countries, principally China,” CNN reported on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. The investigation has been ongoing since 2018, but[...]

December 9th, 2020 - 2:14 pm § in Health

Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine isn’t for people with allergies

People with a history of allergic reactions to “a vaccine, medicine, or food” shouldn’t receive Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine, British health authorities warned on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, after two U.K. health care workers suffered allergic reactions. Both had a history of s[...]

December 9th, 2020 - 1:49 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Sore losers: 17 deep-red states ask Supreme Court to throw out election

“Seventeen states whose elections were won by President Donald Trump told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that they support Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s bid to file a lawsuit that could effectively reverse President-elect Joe Biden’s projected Electoral College victory,” CNBC[...]