Archive for August 4th, 2021

August 4th, 2021 - 10:16 pm § in Health, Politics

Anti-vaxxer dies from Covid-19

He went fast, too. From Daily Beast (story here): “A GOP official from Texas who regularly espoused anti-vaccine and anti-mask views online has died from COVID-19, five days after posting a meme on Facebook questioning the wisdom of getting inoculated against COVID.” H. Scott Apley, 45,[...]

August 4th, 2021 - 7:46 pm § in Misc., Science

PHOTOGRAPY: Galaxy collision

Three galaxies collided 747 million years ago. It took that long for news to reach the Hubble Space Telescope, because they’re far away, and light travels only 186,000 miles per second. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

August 4th, 2021 - 2:17 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

A judge explains patriotism

     “A federal judge rejected the argument that US Capitol rioters … are being prosecuted for their political views,” CNN reported on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 (read story here).      She’s right, of course. They’re being prosecuted for illegal acts, not their be[...]