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February 7th, 2021 - 3:25 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Can politics return to normalcy?

   “Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke out against ‘loony lies and conspiracy theories’ this week, calling them a ‘cancer for the Republican Party,’ while praising Rep. Liz Cheney, a GOP leader who voted to impeach Trump. …    “McConnell knows [...]

February 7th, 2021 - 3:17 pm § in Misc.

Golfing in FLA

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February 7th, 2021 - 12:55 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Impeachment arguments in a picture

“Corrupting an election to keep oneself in office is perhaps the most abusive and destructive violation of one’s oath of office that I can imagine.” — Sen. Mitt Romney Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

February 7th, 2021 - 5:38 am § in Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: In Berlin: One Building, Three Religions

Berlin’s “House of One” — read more here.[...]

February 7th, 2021 - 2:31 am § in Foreign Affairs

Myanmar: Genie out of the bottle?

Now that Burmese have had a taste of democracy, they don’t want to give it up. The military never really gave up power in Myanmar (aka Burma), and when the elected civilian government under Aung San Suu Kyi got too popular, and grew less subservient, the junta under Gen. Min Aung Hlaing arrest[...]

February 7th, 2021 - 2:05 am § in Economics, Foreign Affairs

Is Cuba turning capitalist?

“Cuba has announced it will allow private businesses to operate in most industries, in what is a major reform to its state-controlled economy,” BBC reported on Saturday, February 6, 2021. BBC‘s correspondent in Cuba says “the step essentially opens up almost all economic acti[...]

February 7th, 2021 - 1:38 am § in Hypocrisy

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: GOP Jesus

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February 7th, 2021 - 1:15 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations:Where Did Cain Get his Wife?

from Pharyngula People keep asking me this question after the creationist event here in town — Mortenson spoke about how creationism is so much more egalitarian than evolution, and how the Bible talks about these wonderful things people did in the book of Genesis, like Cain going out and founding [...]

February 7th, 2021 - 1:13 am § in China

Why China could only invade Taiwan from the west

Because this is what Taiwan’s east coast looks like. Good luck getting off that beach. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]