Archive for January 23rd, 2022

January 23rd, 2022 - 11:23 pm § in Democrats, Law and Courts, Politics

“The filibuster is doomed”

“The filibuster has three paths forward—and all of them end, one way or another, in its demise.” So says a former speechwriter for Obama, David Litt, in an article written for The Atlantic (read it here). Here’s what he thinks they are: (1) The Democrats eventually win a Senate [...]

January 23rd, 2022 - 10:58 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Special grand jury to investigate Trump’s Georgia election meddling

Read story here Lawyers for embattled attorney John Eastman told a federal judge he was “representing his client, Donald Trump,” when he concocted a nefarious scheme to derail the certification of the 2020 election. That story is here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

January 23rd, 2022 - 4:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

Why the GOP’s fake electors are no joke

Two CNN reporters, Marshall Cohen and Zachary Cohen (not related), explain here. “After various election fraud lawsuits in these states failed, Giuliani and his team shifted their focus to January 6. The idea, as outlined in a memo written by conservative lawyer John Eastman, was for then-Vice[...]

January 23rd, 2022 - 3:30 pm § in America, Biden, Foreign Affairs, Russia

What Biden is doing to deter Putin

Besides coordinating with our NATO allies, which Trump would never do, the U.S. has now delivered 180 tons of weapon and ammunition to Ukraine (see story here), with more on the way. This will be used by Ukraine’s army to kill Russian troops if they enter Ukraine uninvited. Biden also has prom[...]

January 23rd, 2022 - 9:47 am § in Misc.

How much would you have to be paid to do this?

A stuntwoman stands atop the world’s tallest building for a promotional photoshoot. Story here, watch how it was done in video below[...]

January 23rd, 2022 - 1:24 am § in Misc.


Here, in all its glory, is Mt. Cook, or Aoraki in Maori. At 12,218 ft., it’s nearly the same height as Washington’s Mt. Adams (12,281 ft.). A view like this can make you want to climb it. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]