Archive for November 9th, 2021

November 9th, 2021 - 11:57 pm § in Misc.

What motivates the people who threaten election workers?

First of all, they’re sore losers. Reuters tracked down 9 people, 7 men and 2 women, who’ve harassed or threatened U.S. election officials and election workers. They’re all Trump supporters. They’re all sore about Trump’s defeat and unwilling to accept the election was [...]

November 9th, 2021 - 8:24 pm § in Law and Courts

Will this 72-year-old woman finally get parole? Should she?

Leslie van Houten, a Manson follower, has spent 53 of her 72 years behind bars. Is it enough? Van Houten participated in the home invasion and brutal stabbing murders of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca in 1969. She went inside. She wielded a knife, and drew blood. That was about a week before her 20th bi[...]

November 9th, 2021 - 5:34 pm § in Law and Courts

Six bicyclists were mowed down by a 16-year-old Texas “coal roller”

A Texas teenager thought he was being funny when he swerved his modified F-150 toward two groups of bicyclists training for a triathlon to scare them and hit the gas pedal to blow diesel smoke on them. He hit one of the groups. Six cyclists were injured; two were airlifted and two more transported t[...]

November 9th, 2021 - 4:54 pm § in Politics

Where did Mike Pence hide?

Ever wonder where Mike Pence hid while the Trumper mob storming the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, loudly chanted “Hang Mike Pence!”? The secret is out. The basement loading dock (photo below). ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl, who wrote a book about Trump’s last days in the Whit[...]

November 9th, 2021 - 4:33 pm § in Misc.

Money is lovely, but tall and handsome is better

Watch Jeff Bezos’ (current) girlfriend dish on Leonardo diCaprio while Short Stuff watches, and read about his reaction here. The poor guy is destined to go through life playing this Beatles song over and over in his head. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 9th, 2021 - 3:30 pm § in Misc.

Light bulb going on slowly

I originally posted about “SoHo Karen” here. She’s the ditzy California Girl (photo, right) who left her iPhone in a New York rideshare car. The Uber driver tracked her down and returned it to her, but not before she concluded a 14-year-old black kid stole it, and tackled him in a [...]

November 9th, 2021 - 2:52 pm § in Economics, Environment, Health, Religion

Beef prices are soaring. Is that bad?

“Meatflation” is here. “Startlingly high” beef prices “are appearing in meat aisles across the country,” the tabloid Daily Mail reported on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, which is blaming supply chain backlogs, staffing shortages in processing plants, and social dista[...]

November 9th, 2021 - 1:26 pm § in Business, Law and Courts

Rent a car, go to jail

Toxic car rental company? Dozens of ex-customers claim Hertz falsely reported rented cars as “stolen” According to lawyers representing former customers, a faulty computer system led to their clients being arrested because rental cars they’d paid for were falsely reported as “[...]

November 9th, 2021 - 12:11 pm § in Misc.

2 high-profile vigilante trials are underway

Kenosha shooter of three and Ahmaud Arbery’s killers will claim self-defense; juries must decide if we’re a lawless society – IN NORTH CAROLINA, THREE WHITE MEN CORNERED A BLACK JOGGER WHO WAS NO THREAT TO ANYONE – IN KENOSHA, A TEENAGER ILLEGALLY ARMED HIMSELF AND DROVE 20 [...]