Archive for January 14th, 2021

January 14th, 2021 - 8:42 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Support your local police?

   From CNN, Thursday, January 14, 2021:    “As DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone lay on the ground at the US Capitol building, stunned and injured, he knew a group of rioters were stripping him of his gear. They grabbed spare ammunition, ripped the police radio off his chest a[...]

January 14th, 2021 - 5:24 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor, Politics

Death of Capitol rioter busted up a threesome

The MAGA terrorist shot dead by Capitol Police last Wednesday and her husband were members of a “throuple,” the U.K.-based tabloid Daily Mail claims. I’m posting this story in keeping with The-Ave.US‘s new editorial ambition of seeking to acquire a reputation as a trashy supe[...]

January 14th, 2021 - 4:33 pm § in Politics

How Trump changed the GOP, in pictures

Republicans used to look like this: Now they look like this: The way things are going, we’ll all be Democrats. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

January 14th, 2021 - 4:18 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Trumper claims he beat cop because “I thought he was Antifa”

Peter Francis Stager of Arkansas faces criminal charges “for allegedly beating a Metropolitan Police officer who was guarding an entrance of the U.S. Capitol,” the Daily Beast reported on Thursday, January 14, 2021. Read story here. “Prosecutors allege in a criminal complaint that [...]

January 14th, 2021 - 1:31 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Data show police 3X as likely to use force on “leftist” protesters

Just about everyone suspects there’s a strong rightwing bias in U.S. policing, manifesting itself in police violence against peaceful demonstrators against racism and police brutality, with coddling of violent rightwing extremists. Now, hard data bears that out. “In the past 10 months, U[...]

January 14th, 2021 - 12:46 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Rioter who threw fire extinguisher is caught, but he’s not the cop killer

The FBI has arrested a man seen in widely-circulated video (below) hurling a fire extinguisher at a group of Capitol Police officers during the Capitol insurrection, but authorities ruled him out as a suspect in the death of a Capitol Police officer beaten to death with a fire extinguisher. Differen[...]