Archive for April, 2022

April 30th, 2022 - 2:27 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

The ugly face of Idaho Republicans

Former state Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger, shown below with armed supporters, had a gun when he sexually assaulted a legislative intern. After she reported the assault to police, he doxxed her and his supporters began harassing her. A fellow legislator “sought a copy of the police report and made inqui[...]

April 30th, 2022 - 1:47 pm § in Misc.

Maria Bartiromo’s unethical journalism

Maria Bartiromo (photo, left), who now works at Fox, made her name as a reporter for CNN Business News and CNBC (bio here). She’s been at Fox since 2013, and became an unabashed cheerleader for Trump while he was president. Real journalists are expected to be impartial and at least maintain a [...]

April 30th, 2022 - 1:20 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

How Fox host Laura Ingraham exploited her mom

Man, talk about sticking her foot in her mouth! The comments were relentless (sampling below), and I’d say she had it coming. Read story and more comments here. “Happy Mother’s Day! May we all work our moms into the grave!” “You let your mom work until she was 73 to pay[...]

April 30th, 2022 - 11:55 am § in Biden, Hypocrisy, Politics

Tucker Carlson’s incredible hypocrisy

He claims Biden will send “men with guns” if you say the wrong things. Read story here.     Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

April 29th, 2022 - 11:11 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Wisconsin Republicans don’t let disabled people vote

Martha Chambers of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a quadriplegic. A victim of a long-ago horseback riding accident, she has no use of her body from the neck down. She physically can’t deposit her ballot in a mailbox or ballot box; someone has to do that for it. That’s illegal in Wisconsin, tha[...]

April 29th, 2022 - 10:24 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

The guns of January

Brian Ulrich (photo, left), “one of the 11 members of the Oath Keepers facing sedition-related charges” from the Capitol riot, pleaded guilty on Friday, April 29, 2022, CNN reported here. Briefly, he’s going to prison for taking guns to Washington D.C. on January 6, 2021. CNN descr[...]

April 28th, 2022 - 6:38 pm § in Politics

Another Colorado GOP election official is under investigation

A second Republican county clerk in Colorado is being investigated for stealing confidential election data and passing it to unauthorized persons. I previously wrote here about Tina Peters, the Mesa County clerk, a GOP election conspiracy activist arrested for election crimes, assaulting a police of[...]

April 28th, 2022 - 3:09 pm § in Politics

She’s baaack!!!

Jean Schmidt (profile here) is the nasty Ohio Republican who, as a member of Congress, called the late Rep. John Murtha (D-PA, bio here)), a career Marine Corps officer and twice-wounded Vietnam veteran, a “coward” on the House floor for not supporting President G.W. Bush’s Iraq mi[...]

April 27th, 2022 - 11:13 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

The judge who thinks he’s president

Matthew J. Kacsmaryk (photo, left; bio here), 43, is one of many young lawyers President Trump fished out of the Federalist Society, a conservative lawyers’ organization, and put on the federal bench. Now Kacsmaryk thinks he’s president. Vox describes him as “a Trump judge in Texas[...]

April 27th, 2022 - 9:24 pm § in Russia

Does this mean we’re not friends anymore?

Citizens of Kyiv don’t want their Russia-Ukraine friendship monument anymore. You know, messy divorce. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]