Archive for March 16th, 2022

March 16th, 2022 - 7:52 pm § in Politics

Why DuckDuckGo is losing users

Easy come, easy go. Starting in 2018, DuckDuckGo’s user base grew by 600%. Touted for its privacy promises, the search engine attracted internet surfers who don’t like being tracked by Google. After you install it (here) on top of Google, like a blinding flash of light, Google no longer [...]

March 16th, 2022 - 7:17 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics

The GOP’s amazing Ukraine flipflop

Remember 2019, when Trump was impeached for extorting Ukraine, and virtually every Republican defended him? Or that Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort (photo, left; profile here), now a disbarred lawyer and pardoned felon, was on the payroll of Putin’s Ukrainian frontman? (If you do[...]

March 16th, 2022 - 1:53 pm § in Science

Webb image, and how this telescope differs from Hubble

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is working as engineers hoped, but NASA says “a lot of work still lies ahead” to put it in operation, BBC News reported on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 (see story here). The photo at left is an alignment image on a test star used to calibrate the telesc[...]

March 16th, 2022 - 12:35 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Does this mean they’re not friends anymore?

Trump says if he runs in 2024, Mike Pence won’t be his running mate (see story here). “I don’t think the people would accept it,” Trump said. “Mike and I had a great relationship except for the very important factor that took place at the end.” What “people” is he talkin[...]

March 16th, 2022 - 3:46 am § in Russia

This is the POW metal Russians get

No medals, just full metal jacket, for Russian POWs captured in Ukraine. In the tradition of Stalin, they claim they’ll be shot if they’re repatriated to Russia (story here and video below). Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

March 16th, 2022 - 12:27 am § in Russia

Putin’s ruthless war in Syria (video)

Don’t expect anything from Putin. He’s a baby killer. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]