Archive for April 3rd, 2022

April 3rd, 2022 - 10:43 pm § in Misc.

Ever consider joining the Foreign Legion? (2 videos)

The real life version: The fictionalized version: Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

April 3rd, 2022 - 9:46 pm § in Politics

GOP Rep. claims Trump caught Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs on May 2, 2011. Trump was elected president on Nov. 8, 2016, and took office on Jan. 20, 2017. Rep. Lisa McClain (R-MI) told a Trump rally crowd on April 2, 2022, that Trump “caught Osama bin Laden.” No, he didn’t. McClain also told the[...]

April 3rd, 2022 - 3:16 pm § in Misc.

Climbing the Eiger (video)

The Eiger’s imposing and photogenic north face, 5,900 vertical feet of crumbling limestone, is famously the Alps’ most difficult climb, made notorious by the many deaths in early attempts. (These attempts are recounted in Heinrich Harrar‘s book, White Spider, whose title refers to [...]

April 3rd, 2022 - 2:50 pm § in Health

Beware telemedicine fraud (video)

A phone call could cost you thousands of dollars. Watch this segment from the April 1, 2022, NBC Nightly News broadcast to learn how crooks exploit telemedicine to steal your money. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

April 3rd, 2022 - 2:36 pm § in Health

He’s protected against Covid-19 now

An unidentified German man got 90 shots of COVID-19 vaccine to sell vaccination cards, ABC News reported (read story here). “It was not immediately clear what … impact” this has had on his “personal health,” ABC News said. Presumably he either hasn’t gotten Covid-[...]

April 3rd, 2022 - 5:46 am § in Politics

GOP degeneracy

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) is performing a service, albeit not intentionally. He’s revealing how degenerate the Republican Party has become. Let me explain. (And yes, this requires some explaining.) CNN‘s Richard Galant says it better than I can (here) so I’ll just quote him:   [...]