Archive for January 27th, 2022

January 27th, 2022 - 11:54 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Wanted: White male, age 49 —

So they arrested a 22-year-old black man with a similar name. Read story here. Below: The suspect (left) and the guy they arrested (right) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

January 27th, 2022 - 11:19 pm § in China, Health

How hard is it to get a religious vaccine exemption in the U.S. military?

Recruits and troops in the U.S. armed forces are routinely inoculated against a laundry list of diseases. So, if you sign on the dotted line (nobody is drafted anymore, although the Selective Service law remains on the books for national emergencies), you expect to get jabbed and more than once. (Wh[...]

January 27th, 2022 - 11:07 pm § in America, Foreign Affairs, Russia

Things could get ugly for Russian invaders

Ukraine’s military can’t match Russia’s for heavy hardware like ships, aircraft, tanks, and artillery (not to mention tactical nukes). But how do they use that military power against angry Ukrainian civilians with guns, who could make life a bleeding hell for Russian occupiers? And[...]

January 27th, 2022 - 5:36 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Amazon candy review

Customer Review Wade 1.0 out of 5 stars The things that happened in the bathroom are not for the faint of heart… Reviewed in the United States on December 7, 2020 [Product name deleted — Ed.] Verified Purchase I have something of an iron stomach. I could dig out a three month old half-[...]

January 27th, 2022 - 4:04 pm § in Law and Courts, News Media, Politics

Fox airheads sound off against a black woman on SCOTUS (video)

Tomi Lahren (bio here) and Maria Bartiromo (bio here) aren’t stupid people, although you’d never know that from their arguments in this video against appointing a black woman to the Supreme Court. They’re so full of helium you wonder how they manage not to float away. Return to The[...]

January 27th, 2022 - 3:42 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

What being loyal to Trump gets you

“Dozens of local and state Republican leaders who showed their loyalty to Donald Trump by casting fake electoral votes for him a year ago may now face prison time in return for that devotion,” Huffington Post reported on Thursday, January 27, 2022 (read story here). That’s because [...]

January 27th, 2022 - 3:08 pm § in Politics

Federal judge OKs states’ probe of shady GOP fundraising tactic

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit by WinRed, a GOP fundraising platform (details here), “seeking to block attorneys general in four states from investigating the company’s fundraising tactics,” CNBC reported on Thursday, January 27, 2022 (story here). The New York Times reported last[...]

January 27th, 2022 - 1:59 pm § in Health, Racism

Definition of “black”

Joe Rogan claims a black person is “someone who is, like, 100% African from the darkest place where they are not wearing any clothes all day.” (That didn’t go by without causing ripples; see story here). Rogan (bio here) hosts a popular podcast with a large following. But he’[...]

January 27th, 2022 - 2:46 am § in Biden, Foreign Affairs, Russia

5-minute Ukraine briefing

I’m pretty certain there’s going to be a war. And although I hate to say this, a quick conquest of Ukraine by the Russian army might be the best thing for world peace, because a protracted conflict may not end like the Soviet-Afghanistan fiasco did; Putin might respond to unexpected setb[...]