Archive for August 6th, 2021

August 6th, 2021 - 3:21 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Buying a home while black

When a black real estate agent let himself inside a nice house in a white neighborhood, prepared it for showing, and his black clients showed up a few minutes later, someone assumed they were intruders and called police. The police didn’t ring the doorbell to find out who they were. Or make an[...]

August 6th, 2021 - 2:08 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Capitol riot consequences begin taking shape

GOP leaders have falsely called the Capitol insurrection “peaceful” and the rioters “tourists” in their efforts to downplay and whitewash their party’s violent reaction to losing the 2020 election. This is nonsense. Among other things, they’ve claimed the rioters [...]

August 6th, 2021 - 10:42 am § in Misc.

Video: Yellow submarine

Boy, I don’t know about this. I like dry land. You wouldn’t catch me in that thing. (Story here.) Gotta admire his ingenuity and industriousness, though. I hope nothing bad happens to him. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

August 6th, 2021 - 1:22 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trumpers plan Sept. 18 Capitol rally

Matt Braynard (photo, left), a veteran of Trump’s 2016 campaign, is organizing a Capitol rally to display solidarity with jailed January 6 rioters, whom he calls “political prisoners.” It’s supposed to happen on September 18, 2021. He’s promising “high profileR[...]