Archive for December 20th, 2020

December 20th, 2020 - 11:36 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Bolton “appalled” by Flynn’s call for martial law to overturn election (video)

John Bolton (bio here), a notorious Republican warmonger who dodged the Vietnam draft, and years later under G.W. Bush was “the most controversial ambassador ever sent by America to the United Nations,” and more recently signed up to be Trump’s national security adviser and then tr[...]

December 20th, 2020 - 11:02 am § in Racism

Cackling cop brags about driving into protesters (video)

It took months to pry body-cam video from Boston police of a June 1, 2020, protest in which bystanders were injured; they’re now suing the city. In this expletive-laced rant, a Boston cop laughs and brags about running into protesters with an unmarked police car. The incident is now the subjec[...]

December 20th, 2020 - 10:40 am § in Health, Science

Will she get a Nobel Prize for the research that led to Covid-19 vaccines?

It reads like a script for a made-for-TV inspirational drama. Fighting peer rejection, job losses, and at times self-doubt, Katalin Karikó “spent decades researching the therapeutic possibilities of mRNA,” a DNA component, because she was convinced it “could be used for something [...]

December 20th, 2020 - 1:54 am § in Humor, Misc.


A state trooper pulled over this car in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 20th, 2020 - 1:41 am § in Foreign Affairs, Health

Fast-spreading new Covid strain forces U.K. into lockdown

A new Covid-19 strain that “could be up to 70% more transmissible” is raging through S.E. England, forcing that part of the country into lockdown, where reported cases have soared 40% in the last week. “This is early data, and it’s subject to review, but it’s the best that we have[...]

December 20th, 2020 - 1:29 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations: The Messiah Updated … Singing in a Spacesuit?

(This post was put together by Dr. Steve Schwartz a few weeks before his death from Covid-19 — Ed.) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 20th, 2020 - 1:13 am § in Economics, Politics

Covid relief imminent, but did Democrats cave to get it?

Pending bill includes $600 per person stimulus checks As Congress moves toward a compromise on more Covid-19 relief, Republicans are bragging they got everything they wanted, and Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA), who held up the bill, called Democratic concessions “an unqualified victory” for his [...]

December 20th, 2020 - 12:49 am § in Law and Courts, Politics

Ohio GOPers want to send fossil fuel protesters to prison

Ohio’s GOP legislature just snuck through a bill on the session’s final day that tries to criminalize protesting near oil, gas, and plastics facilities. It designates those facilities as “critical infrastructure” and reclassifies minor misdemeanors associated with protests, s[...]