Archive for August 14th, 2021

August 14th, 2021 - 8:26 pm § in Biden, Foreign Affairs

Assessing Biden’s decision to give up Afghanistan

Let’s start with the country itself. Afghanistan isn’t a nation; it’s a place, a chunk of real estate, that’s home to some 28 tribes. The largest of these is the Pashtuns, about 40% of the population, who occupy a large area that straddles the fuzzy border between Afghanistan[...]

August 14th, 2021 - 12:36 pm § in Economics, Politics

Conservatives: Use hunger to make wage earners “obedient dogs”

If you work for a living, these people are not your friends. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

August 14th, 2021 - 12:19 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Capitol rioters ID’d who allegedly beat cop who later died

Cybersleuths “have tracked down two men who allegedly attackedĀ police officer Jeffrey Smith at the US Capitol during the 6 January insurrection, leaving him with injuries that have been linked to his death days later,” the Guardian reported on Saturday, August 14, 2021 (read story here)[...]