Archive for January 29th, 2022

January 29th, 2022 - 7:23 pm § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Brinks caboose

This armored caboose isn’t carrying cash, it’s riding shotgun on trains hauling spent fuel rods from nuclear reactors aboard U.S. Navy ships. (Read story here.) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

January 29th, 2022 - 6:23 pm § in Economics, Humor, Politics

Honest campaign ad (video)

Hey, this is just for fun, and is about Australia, which has nothing to do with us, unless our conservatives are just like theirs. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

January 29th, 2022 - 12:15 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Teaching right from wrong

A lawyer representing one of the Minneapolis cops present when Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd is blaming inadequate training, Huffington Post reported on Saturday, January 29, 2022 (read story here). The three ex-cops, who are being prosecuted for federal civil rights, didn’t just watch w[...]

January 29th, 2022 - 10:55 am § in Economics, Politics, Racism

Can Federal Reserve nominees be judged on ability, please?

Lisa D. Cook, a Michigan State University economics professor, has been nominated by President Biden for the Federal Reserve’s board of governors. Prof. Cook (bio here; IMF profile here), daughter of a hospital chaplain and college professor, is a very smart woman with degrees from Oxford Univ[...]

January 29th, 2022 - 10:15 am § in Health

Anti-vax state trooper’s last sign-off

In the video below, veteran Washington State Patrol Trooper Robert LaMay explains on “Fox & Friends” why he quit his job in October 2021 rather than comply with Gov. Jay Inslee’s vaccine mandate (“my family doesn’t do vaccines”). In a selfie video, clearly sta[...]