Archive for May 4th, 2022

May 4th, 2022 - 10:27 pm § in Politics

The radical right targets LGBQT youth suicide prevention

Conservatives, with Republican Party help, are waging all-out warfare against LGBQT people, including kids. They were already trying to exclude LGBQT kids from school sports, tell them what bathrooms they can use, ban LGBQT books from libraries, and censor teachers. Now, they’re falsely accusi[...]

May 4th, 2022 - 8:23 pm § in Law and Courts

Justice Alito: Welcome back to the 1600s!

Lydia O’Connor, a Huffington Post reporter (profile here), writes a brutal takedown of Alito here. And why not? He deserves it. A condensed version, lightly edited for clarity, is below. “Alito repeatedly argued that Roe v. Wade was a mistake because, until 1973, banning abortion was sim[...]

May 4th, 2022 - 2:33 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Stupid things some people listen to

Newsmax is a rightwing propaganda website (details here) originally funded by Richard Mellon Scaife who, until his 2014 death, spent much of his inherited billions on spreading rightwing extremism.┬áIt has a following. I don’t know why. That defies logic (more about this below). Anyway, “[...]

May 4th, 2022 - 1:03 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Why cats are superior to humans

They didn’t invent nuclear weapons. They don’t build nuclear weapons. They haven’t used nuclear weapons. They don’t threaten to use more nuclear weapons. And they get you to wait on them, hand-and-foot, simply by looking at you. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]