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November 25th, 2021 - 9:30 pm § in Misc.

Happy Thanksgiving!

THIS IS THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST THANKSGIVING IN 1621 Read the real story of Thanksgiving here Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 25th, 2021 - 9:15 pm § in Misc.

Army officer who blew whistle on Bush-era torture dies

Maj. Ian Fishback (ret.), a West Point graduate and former Army Special Forces officer who served four combat tours during the War on Terror, died on November 19, 2021. He was 42 years old, and living in an adult care home, at the time. Read story here. Fishback, who earned masters and Ph.D. degrees[...]

November 25th, 2021 - 8:14 pm § in Health

How the Army plans to deal with vaccine refusers

Vaccination against Covid-19 is mandatory for U.S. military personnel, but exactly what does that mean? For those serving in the U.S. Army, Army Reserve, and Army components of the National Guard, It doesn’t mean they’ll be force-vaccinated against their will. It doesn’t mean they&[...]

November 25th, 2021 - 4:41 pm § in Law and Courts

Ex-D.A. who protected Arbery killers booked into jail

Jackie Johnson (photo, left), the former district attorney who stopped cops from arresting Ahmaud Arbery’s killers, was booked into jail and released Friday, the same day the men were convicted of Arbery’s murder. One of the men convicted on Friday was employed in Johnson’s office [...]

November 25th, 2021 - 3:48 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Lara Trump says high turkey prices are a liberal plot to destroy America

“Lara Trump admitted that her claim of a leftwing plot against Thanksgiving ‘might seem a little funny and a little ridiculous’.” — The Guardian (story here). Click on image below.   Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 25th, 2021 - 2:41 pm § in Misc.

Why are cranberry can labels upside down?

Surely you’ve noticed. I have. Well, mystery solved. There’s always a reason for everything. It keeps the jelly whole, and creates an air bubble on the bottom side, so the cranberry “log” will slide out when you open the can from the top. Of course, if you can’t get cr[...]

November 25th, 2021 - 2:24 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Twisting in the wind

Hundreds of Capitol rioters risked much to support Trump’s bid for an illegitimate second term. He left them twisting in the wind. They were arrested, jailed, and are being prosecuted for the crimes they committed on his behalf, but he didn’t pardon a single one, nor is he helping them w[...]

November 25th, 2021 - 12:05 pm § in Health, Politics

Is Michael Flynn insane?

Is there a psychiatrist in the house? Michael Flynn, convicted liar and promoter of false conspiracy theories, now claims “global elites” are fixing to unleash a new virus on humanity because “their little plan with COVID” didn’t work. (Read story here.) Not because gov[...]

November 25th, 2021 - 11:41 am § in Misc.

“Afghan girl” becomes an Italian

Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed “Afghan Girl” in the photo made world-famous in 1985 by National Geographic magazine, has fled from Afghanistan and will live in Italy, Huffington Post reported on Thanksgiving Day, 2021 (story here). She had previously fled to Pakistan, but was deported back to Afgh[...]

November 25th, 2021 - 4:45 am § in Misc.

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