Archive for May 29th, 2021

May 29th, 2021 - 9:25 pm § in Donald Trump, Jews, Politics

When anti-vaxxers feel persecuted…

… stupid happens. There’s no doubt Gigi Haskins (photo below), the artist-creator of these yellow badges, and owner of a men’s bespoke hat shop that briefly sold them for 5 bucks apiece, is a Trumper. As an India-based media-company blogger wrote (here), “A large number of po[...]

May 29th, 2021 - 3:50 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

McConnell blocked a Capitol riot inquiry. What now?

Although some GOP senators voted for a commission to investigate the January 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection, the House-passed bill did not make it past the 60-vote Senate hurdle, mainly thanks to Senate GOP leader McConnell’s opposition. That means there will be no impartial bipartisan inquiry [...]

May 29th, 2021 - 3:37 pm § in Health, News Media, Politics, Religion

Report from the asylum: What the crazies are up to now

Anti-vaxxer car attack against vaccine site Video: Fox guest blames mass shootings on vaccines Pastors who preach lies about Covid-19 Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 29th, 2021 - 3:07 pm § in America, Business, Health, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics

Can a hospital require employees to get vaccinated?

A Texas hospital chain with 26,000 employees is demanding they all get vaccinated against Covid-19 by June 7 or lose their jobs, although it offered exemptions for pregnant women, other medical reasons, and religious objectors. Some of those not eligible for exemption are unhappy, and 117 of them ar[...]

May 29th, 2021 - 1:31 pm § in Politics

Small town politics

This is hard to follow, but as nearly as I can make out, the girl was drunk, the deputy had sex with her in a public park, and when he later ran for state representative his sheriff boss thought it was so important a Republican win that he decided the entire incident was fabricated by […][...]

May 29th, 2021 - 12:56 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Racist car attacker gets 25 years for trying to kill kids walking to school

An Iowa racist who tried to kill two children with her car got 25 years in prison for her crimes, The Hill reported on Saturday, May 29, 2021 (read story here). The children, a 12-year-old black boy and a 14-year-old Latina girl, were injured but not killed in separate attacks on December 9, 2019. [...]