Archive for December 25th, 2021

December 25th, 2021 - 9:45 pm § in Business, Economics, Politics

Minimum wage hikes on 1/1/22

States raising minimum wage on Jan. 1, 2022: Arizona: $12.15 to $12.80 California: $14 to $15 for large employers, $13 to $14 for small employers Colorado: $12.32 to $12.56 Delaware: $9.25 to $10.50 Illinois: $11 to $12 Maine: $12.15 to $12.75 Maryland: $11.75 to $12.50 for large employers, $11.60 t[...]

December 25th, 2021 - 9:24 pm § in Politics

Battle of the tunnel (video)

Three nonstop hours of January 6 rioters trying to force their way into the Capitol tunnel through a cordon of police. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 25th, 2021 - 2:49 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Donald Trump, Politics

Who might replace Biden in 2024?

President Biden insists he’ll run for re-election in 2024. He has to say that. Otherwise, he’d become a lame duck. There are lots of reasons why he might not. The Hill catalogs them: He’ll be 82 years old, his agenda is stalled on Capitol Hill, his approval ratings are tanking, and[...]

December 25th, 2021 - 2:38 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Overturning Roe v. Wade will have a political price

It’s likely that 5 of the 6 conservative justices on the Supreme Court want to overturn Roe v. Wade. And they might. But there’s a cloud hanging over them — and the court — which they’re well aware of. If they do, there will be immense political pressure to alter the Su[...]

December 25th, 2021 - 6:58 am § in Misc.

Christmas 2021

“When He was born into the world, the world knew it not. He was laid in a rude manger, among the cattle, but “all {252} the Angels of God worshipped Him.” Now too He is present upon a table, homely perhaps in make, and dishonoured in its circumstances; and faith adores, but the world passe[...]