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December 19th, 2021 - 9:01 pm § in Misc.

Washington State Korean War MIA is coming home

Benjamin Bazzell was an 18-year-old Army corporal when he was killed in fighting near the Chosin Reservoir on November 30, 1950. His remains were among those handed over by North Korea in 2018, and were identified with DNA. He will be buried in Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington. Bazzell, [...]

December 19th, 2021 - 8:31 pm § in Misc.

Alwyn Cashe finally gets his medal

Sgt. Alwyn Cashe awarded Medal of Honor HE DIED FROM BURNS AFTER RESCUING SIX SOLDIERS FROM A BLAZING VEHICLE. STORY HERE. The Pentagon plans to remove Confederate names from bases. Fort Benning, Georgia, home of the U.S. Army infantry, should become Fort Alwyn Cashe. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 19th, 2021 - 6:37 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump and O’Reilly tour draws sparse crowds

Donald Trump and Bill O’Reilly are touring the country, and drawing anemic crowds wherever they go. Tickets go unsold, arena seating sections are being roped off, and there are way more empty seats than people. Does this mean their magic is gone? See stories here and here. Photo: Trump’s[...]

December 19th, 2021 - 6:01 pm § in Democrats, Law and Courts, Politics

Supreme Court games

GOP plans to block Biden Supreme Court picks if they win Senate majority in 2022 READ STORY HERE This strips away the last pretense that Republicans play by any sort of rules. There are no rules. Whenever Democrats control the Senate, they should blockade every Republican Supreme Court nomination. [...]

December 19th, 2021 - 2:21 pm § in Politics

Trumper ex-cop busted by feds for punching mailman after local police looked the other way

The thick blue line may not work if you sucker-punch a federal mail carrier. Robert Guitierrez is a retired cop and a Trumper. He’d been arguing with the mailman “for a couple of weeks over politics,” a local TV station reported here. Inevitably, it came to blows. Three punches, to[...]

December 19th, 2021 - 1:21 pm § in Politics

Manchin sinks Biden’s key initiative

  BACK STAB! Manchin says “no” to “Build Back Better” After stringing Biden along for months, and getting huge concessions, he backs out. It’s a clash of priorities. Manchin wants NO social legislation and NO climate legislation (he’s a millionaire coal broke[...]

December 19th, 2021 - 12:26 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Politics

He called mandates “vengeful” before dying

Missing Whatcom County state senator Doug Erickson has died of Covid-19 Story here Editor’s Comments: Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Trump’s FDA commissioner, predicted in July nearly every unvaccinated American would get Delta, before anyone had heard of Omicron. Read that story here. Once infec[...]

December 19th, 2021 - 3:34 am § in America, Business, Economics, Health

Psychologist: “America is not well”

The capitalist system demands that you work, come hell or high water. But “for a moment in early 2020, it seemed like we might get a break from capitalism,” a Vox article says (read it here). It continues, “A novel coronavirus was sweeping the globe, and leaders and experts recomme[...]