Archive for November 23rd, 2021

November 23rd, 2021 - 9:11 pm § in Law and Courts

Killer cop on trial in Washington

Jeffrey Nelson (photo, left), 43, a violent police officer in Auburn, Washington, who allegedly sports fascist tattoos, has a history of using excessive force in arrests, and has killed 3 people during his 12-year career, is being prosecuted for murder. Prosecutors argue Nelson has a propensity to u[...]

November 23rd, 2021 - 8:34 pm § in Politics

Oath Keeper unfit to be legislator, fellow West Pointers say

Alaska state legislator David Eastman is a West Point graduate. He’s also an Oath Keeper, and dozens of his fellow West Pointers aren’t happy. In a letter to an Alaska paper (read it here), they blasted his conduct and demanded he resign, alleging he “discredited” himself and[...]

November 23rd, 2021 - 7:03 pm § in Law and Courts, News Media

Why newspaper hacks aren’t judges

“THERE SHOULD BE NO BAIL!” “FURY AT JUDGE FOR SETTING $5M BOND FOR XMAS PARADE KILLER” Scream the headlines at the Daily Mail, a sleazy U.K.-based tabloid that is not owned by Rupert Murdoch, which makes it a very rare duck among sleazy tabloids, because he seems to own them [...]

November 23rd, 2021 - 4:43 pm § in Business, Economics

Kellogg’s to hire strikebreakers

“Kellogg’s plans to start hiring permanent replacements for some of its 1,400 striking cereal plant workers after negotiations broke down again,” ABC News reported on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 (story here). Unionized Kellogg’s workers have been striking since early October o[...]

November 23rd, 2021 - 3:49 pm § in Health

7 doctors get Covid-19 at anti-vax conference

“Seven anti-vaccine doctors fell sick after gathering earlier this month for a Florida ‘summit’ at which alternative treatments for Covid-19 were discussed,” the Guardian reported on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 (read story here). “’I have been on ivermectin for 16 mont[...]

November 23rd, 2021 - 2:57 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Flag desecration

Republicans should be more careful about what they wish for, because this would be illegal under the flag desecration laws they propose. (Note: The Supreme Court has ruled that desecrating the flag is protected by the First Amendment.) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]