Archive for April 2nd, 2022

April 2nd, 2022 - 7:31 pm § in Misc.

Go east, young man

“Go west, young man,” Horace Greeley, a New York editor and politician, exhorted in the 1800s. Now, the best advice may be the opposite: Get the hell out of the west while you can. Because of climate change, which has brought droughts, increasingly destructive wildfires, with prospects o[...]

April 2nd, 2022 - 2:39 pm § in Misc.

Southern slavery, circa 2022

Slavery still exists in the American south; it’s just not legal anymore, that’s all. Three men who imported farm labor slaves from Central America are going to federal prison. Javier Sanchez Mendoza Jr., 24, got 30 years; Aurelio Medina, 42, got 5 years and 4 months; and Yordon Velazquez[...]

April 2nd, 2022 - 2:21 pm § in Politics

“Decertifiers” are defrauding GOP primary voters

I won’t touch fundraising or money issues here. This article is about swindling Republican primary voters out of their votes by promising to repeal the 2020 presidential election. In my book, that’s like eBay seller fraud. For example, Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA), who’s challenging Georg[...]

April 2nd, 2022 - 12:23 am § in Politics

Life in the big city

I wonder if Sen. Cotton’s dislike of cities is because city dwellers vote for Democrats? Anyway, read the story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

April 2nd, 2022 - 12:18 am § in Misc.

Ukraine war scorecard, 4/1/22

(From Ukrainian sources.) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]