Archive for September 11th, 2021

September 11th, 2021 - 9:28 pm § in Misc.

No-hitters (video)

While nobody was looking, major league pitchers threw a bunch of no-hitters in the 2021 season — 9 so far, the most ever. That includes one by the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Tyler Gilbert on August 14 in his first major league appearance — making only the fourth pitcher to do that (stor[...]

September 11th, 2021 - 6:35 pm § in America, Misc.

9/11 tribute (video)

There were many events today marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks, and many videos to choose from: speeches, singing, ceremonies. What’s an editor to do? I chose this one. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 11th, 2021 - 4:59 pm § in Politics

Statue wars

A few days ago, a Robert E. Lee statue was removed from its pedestal in Richmond, Virginia (see story here). Now it’s tit-for-tat time. Tony Lovasco, a GOP state legislator in Missouri, wants another statue removed in the name of fairness and balance. His tweet is below. Yep, this is the kind [...]

September 11th, 2021 - 1:30 pm § in America, Misc.

Did an airliner hit the Pentagon?

Yes. Unequivocally, yes. Conspiracy theorists refuse to believe it. Some people drink fish tank cleaner or eat horse pills to “cure” Covid-19. There are lots of gullible, stupid people in the world. The evidence that a hijacked airliner crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, is[...]

September 11th, 2021 - 11:48 am § in America, Russia

PHOTOGRAPHY: 9/11 Teardrop Memorial

Did you even know it exists? Designed by a Russian architect, donated by Russia, the groundbreaking attended by Vladimir Putin, and dedicated by Bill Clinton, this memorial to the victims of the 2001 and 1993 terrorist attacks stands in an industrial area of Bayonne, New Jersey, across the harbor fr[...]

September 11th, 2021 - 11:27 am § in Misc.

9/11/21 Frontpage stories

Biden’s right to be fed up, but are vaccine mandates overreach? The slippery legal intricacies, explained here Read commentary here *   *   * GOPers claim California’s recall election was stolen. It hasn’t even been held yet. Read article here *   *   * CLIMATE CHANGE IS ON TUESD[...]