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November 7th, 2021 - 8:19 pm § in Politics

Some people like to fight and cops should let them

“Are you ready to rumble?” As I recall that how the W.W.E. announcer introduced wrestlers to fans. Everyone knows professional wrestling is fake. People pay money to watch it, because it’s entertaining. I wonder when Portland — long a scene of slugfests between freaks of the [...]

November 7th, 2021 - 7:23 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Six elite colleges got bomb threats this weekend

Three Ivy League colleges were evacuated on Sunday, November 7, 2021, because of bomb threats. Two Ohio colleges received similar threats the day before. On Friday, Yale University received such a threat. All of the threats claimed bombs had been placed in multiple campus buildings. Given the threa[...]

November 7th, 2021 - 7:04 pm § in Misc.

SNL has field day with Aaron Rodgers

Pilloried enough yet? Watch video BUT THAT’S NOT ALL, THE GB QUARTERBACK IS GETTING SACKED FROM EVERY DIRECTION! Read a story here Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 7th, 2021 - 2:52 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Economics, Health, Politics, Racism

Narrowly re-elected N.J. governor says Democrats “not doing enough”

President Biden’s ambitious social spending package is stalled in Congress because two senators of his own party think it’s too big, spends too much, and does too much. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat who narrowly won re-election last week (details here), disagrees. He thinks his[...]

November 7th, 2021 - 12:37 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Does anyone still listen to this guy?

“The pillow magnate who brought the idea of ‘martial law’ to Donald Trump’s White House in the days after the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol and who later promised Trump’s ‘reinstatement’ in August is now planning an election-fraud marathon over the busiest sho[...]

November 7th, 2021 - 12:01 pm § in Politics, Racism, Schools & Colleges

Is “woke” bad?

Aaron Rodgers was afraid of a “woke mob,” TV personality Jake Tapper says (read story here), and that’s why he concealed not being vaccinated. What’s bad here, not being vaccinated and lying about it, or the criticism he might get for anti-vaxxing and believing things that m[...]

November 7th, 2021 - 1:20 am § in Misc.

How China plans to seize Taiwan

  by “Gray Zone” warfare “Any moves China might make could spin out of control into war between America and China” Read article here Related story: China’s nuclear buildup is unnerving Congress and defense officials. Read story here Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 7th, 2021 - 1:08 am § in Misc.

A brief history of surfing monster waves at Nazaré, Portugal

Offshore of the fishing village of Nazaré, Portugal, lies a deep underwater canyon that creates one of the world’s largest swells from October to March of every year. That has made Nazaré a mecca for the world’s best big-wave surfers, and every winter tens of thousands of tourists come[...]

November 7th, 2021 - 1:05 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Little Ship

“Anne” is one of hundreds of “little ships” that helped rescue the British Army from the beaches of Dunkirk in 1940. It only looks small. It’s a giant. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 7th, 2021 - 12:55 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: When and If

“When and If” was designed by John Alden and built in 1939 for George S. Patton, who came from a wealthy family. He said, “When the war is over, and If I live through it, Bea and I are going to sail her around the world.” As it turned out, he never used the yacht. […][...]