Archive for December 21st, 2021

December 21st, 2021 - 9:53 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

“Bonnie and Clyde of MAGA”

They organized “Stop the Steal” rallies after the election, including the January 6 rally in Washington D.C. that preceded the march to the Capitol, and they warned the White House about that march. Now, they’re blabbing. Read article here and watch video below. Return to The-Ave.U[...]

December 21st, 2021 - 9:23 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Politics

They call him ‘Maserati Manchin’

SO, DOES SEN. JOE MANCHIN DRIVE A MASERATI? He sure does. The multimillionaire coal baron who represents West Virginia in the U.S. Senate — and opposes child tax credits because he claims America’s moms will spend that money “on drugs” — drives a silver Maserati. Read s[...]

December 21st, 2021 - 6:51 pm § in Religion

Utah’s richest person quits Mormon church and donates to LGBQT group

Jeff Green, a Microsoft alumnus and billionaire data entrepreneur (photo; not to be confused with flashy Florida billionaire Jeff Greene, they’re different people), has quit the Mormon church, which he accuses in a scathing resignation letter of “doing harm in the world.” Green has[...]

December 21st, 2021 - 6:25 pm § in Science

NASA’s Xmas gift to the world

Windy weather in French Guiana has delayed the planned launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) until Christmas Day. (See story here.) Originally scheduled for a 2007 launch, the JWST has experienced repeated delays, and its cost ballooned from $500 million to over $10 billiont. Current statu[...]

December 21st, 2021 - 5:39 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Economics, Politics

The grandma who killed everyone else’s child care

Manchin refuses to support Biden’s “Build Back Better” social program partly because he thinks mothers would use child tax credit payments for drugs. When a volunteer with the American Friends Service Committee (a Quaker group) who “attended a meeting with about a dozen other adv[...]

December 21st, 2021 - 12:43 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

LOL at senile Capitol rioter’s excuses

A federal judge sentenced Gary Wickersham, an 81-year-old Army veteran from West Chester, Pennsylvania, to 90 days of home detention, 3 years of probation, and $2,500 of fines and restitution for his role in the Capitol riot, CNN and other news outlets reported on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 (read st[...]

December 21st, 2021 - 2:30 am § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Conservative campus group fetes Kenosha killer

Turning Point USA bills itself as a campus group that “advocates conservative values” (details here), which apparently include police shooting black people and vigilante violence. (Jacob Blake, the man shot 7 times by a Kenosha cop, not fatally, was no angel; he had warrants for domestic[...]