Archive for January 16th, 2021

January 16th, 2021 - 5:54 pm § in Donald Trump, Economics, Politics, Racism

It’s NOT the economy, stupid!

Trump’s diehard supporters, some of whom are affluent doctors, lawyers, cops, firefighters, teachers, and other professionals, are motivated by “anxiety over race and social standing, not economic distress,” according to this article. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

January 16th, 2021 - 2:31 pm § in Biden, Law and Courts, Politics

Man with gun arrested while trying to get through D.C. checkpoint with fake inauguration credentials

Police arrested Wesley Allen Beeler of Front Royal, Virginia, at a checkpoint a mile north of the Capitol Building around 6:30 p.m Friday night (EST) as he tried “as he tried to make his way through security checkpoints in downtown D.C.,” the Daily Mail and USA Today reported on Saturday[...]

January 16th, 2021 - 1:48 pm § in Biden, Law and Courts, Politics

David Neiwert: Where the far right may go from here

The following is excerpted from an interview with Huffington Post published on Saturday, January 16, 2021 (here). David Neiwert (bio here) is a freelance journalism specializing in far right extremism. “The thing that I’ve been most assiduously tracking for the last 20 years is the … m[...]

January 16th, 2021 - 1:14 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

The car accident that didn’t happen

Suppose I came to you and said, “You just hit my car. The repairs will cost $3,000. Pay me.” You’re bewildered. You didn’t hit my car. You look at my car, and don’t see any dents, dings, or scratches. There’s nothing wrong with it. But then you notice my glazed ey[...]