Archive for November 29th, 2021

November 29th, 2021 - 6:58 pm § in Health, Humor, Misc., Politics

What’s in a name?

A lot, it seems. After all, when you name a baby, the poor kid’s stuck with it unto death or legal name change, whichever occurs first. So proceed with caution. Now let’s skip the (formerly sexist, now egalitarian) naming of hurricanes, and go straight to the latest Covid-19 variant, dub[...]

November 29th, 2021 - 3:08 pm § in Misc.

Will nuclear power return?

Proponents argue renewables aren’t enough, but the nuclear industry isn’t trusted, and what about the waste? Read article here. Read here how sea kelp could make flying carbon-neutral. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 29th, 2021 - 2:14 pm § in Politics

Notorious Capitol rioter identified

“The FBI has identified one of the most wanted perpetrators of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, a man who took on a leadership role after storming the building,” Huffington Post reported on Monday, November 29, 2021 (read story here). Huffington Post noted that about a quarter “of the tota[...]

November 29th, 2021 - 11:03 am § in Misc.

Judge quashes Capitol rioter’s “divine authority”

Judas almost got jailed today. Prosecutors didn’t plan to ask the judge to lock him up. But James Beeks, Judas actor, Oath Keeper, insurrectionist, and defendant, shot off his mouth at a pre-trial hearing on Monday, November 29, 2021. He asserted his participation in the Capitol riot was prote[...]

November 29th, 2021 - 12:18 am § in Schools & Colleges

Should everyone go to college?

Yes, I’d say, if they can do the work. Knowing more, and possessing better thinking skills, is always better. But I’m against dumbing down curricula or relaxing grading standards so everyone can pass. If they can’t or won’t study enough to pass exams, they shouldn’t get[...]