Archive for November 27th, 2021

November 27th, 2021 - 8:33 pm § in Misc. is a joke, but its “customers” aren’t kidding

An IT guy set up a parody website called (here). To his surprise, he soon began getting serious “customers,” mostly women. Guys, if you’ve fooled around, better watch your backs. She’s out to get you. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 27th, 2021 - 7:22 pm § in Democrats, Economics, Politics

In case you didn’t notice, oil prices just plunged

Soaring fuel prices have been the most visible, if not most causative, manifestation of inflation. The inflation making headlines has many causes — Federal Reserve policy, the pandemic, consumer activity, supply and shipping bottlenecks — and is more intense in some sectors of the econom[...]

November 27th, 2021 - 6:00 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Health, Hypocrisy

No, Biden’s African travel ban isn’t hypocritical

America is polarized between left and right, with most of us in the middle. I’m convinced most Americans want intelligent discussion of public issues that affect us all. Truth, logic, and reason still matter. I criticize rightwingers on this blog, for good reason. They don’t want reasone[...]

November 27th, 2021 - 5:14 pm § in Misc.

Would you pay an $800 library fine?

Of course not, because if you’re the patron who owes it, you’re dead. It took 110 years to rack up that fine at 2 cents per day. The book — a sequel to Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm — was checked out on November 8, 1911, became overdue two weeks later, and was returned last week[...]

November 27th, 2021 - 1:44 am § in Environment, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Arizona GOP sues to keep out climate change

Faced with irrefutable proof of climate change — the proof of their own eyes — Republicans no longer deny it’s happening. Now, their battle has shifted to keeping it out of their states. By preventing people from elsewhere bringing it with them. For example, when the Arizona attorn[...]