Archive for May 10th, 2021

May 10th, 2021 - 10:49 pm § in Law and Courts

If Arkansas executed the wrong man and the real killer is caught, can he claim double jeopardy?

Debra Reese, 26, didn’t die of natural causes. She was beaten and strangled in her home. After losing the 2020 election, Trump went on an execution spree, relieving 6 federal death row inmates of their lives before incoming President Biden could get a chance to spare them. In 2017, Arkansas Go[...]

May 10th, 2021 - 8:26 pm § in Biden, Foreign Affairs, Jews, Politics

Is Democrats’ love affair with Israel over?

Democrats’ traditional support for Israel isn’t hard to figure out. For over a century, Jewish voters have overwhelmingly voted Democratic (see chart here). This held right up through the 2020 election; in fact, McCain in 2008 and Romney in 2012 did significantly better among this demogr[...]

May 10th, 2021 - 7:38 pm § in Humor, Misc., Science

What kind of fish is this?

For answer, click here. Now the question everyone will ask is, “Can you eat it?” Heck, I don’t know, but I’m not inclined to try. Now for a joke. Two tigers were padding through the jungle when they spotted a hiker. The younger tiger, who had never seen a human before, asked [...]

May 10th, 2021 - 3:50 pm § in Law and Courts

Golfer arrested for shooting dog

Who packs a handgun while playing golf, anyway? Do they have a crime problem on golf courses in P.R.? One guesses the kind of jerk who’d kill a dog that just wants to play. He deserves to go to prison. It should ruin his business, too. Decent people don’t do business with a dog murderer.[...]

May 10th, 2021 - 3:27 pm § in Law and Courts, Misc.

Here kitty, kitty

People on walks in a Houston neighborhood Sunday evening were startled to see a Bengal tiger sphinxing on a front lawn (photo). It wasn’t a lawn ornament. Or a stuffed tiger. Or someone’s idea of a prank. A local TV station reported, “A [sheriff’s] deputy who lives in the nei[...]

May 10th, 2021 - 3:07 pm § in America, China, Foreign Affairs

Russian criminal gang behind pipeline hack

A Russian criminal gang was behind the ransomware attack that shut down a pipeline carrying half the U.S. East Coast’s fuel supply, media sources reported on Monday, May 10, 2021 (see NBC News story here). The pipeline remains shut down, and it’s unknown when it’ll come back on lin[...]

May 10th, 2021 - 2:30 pm § in Biden, Economics, Politics

McConnell’s infrastructure offer is 35% of Biden’s ask

GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell suggested over the weekend his caucus is open to spending up to $800 billion on infrastructure, The Hill reported on Monday, May 10, 2021 (read story here). That’s a lot of money, but in Washington D.C.’s political calculus, it’s a slap-down of Bid[...]

May 10th, 2021 - 12:46 am § in Humor

1/2-Minute Movie: Carwash

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May 10th, 2021 - 12:37 am § in Humor

1-Minute Movie: Carpark

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May 10th, 2021 - 12:26 am § in Misc.

NFL speedster vs. Olympic runners

Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf, who thinks he has fast foot, took on Olympic runners. Guess who won? Story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]