Archive for May 18th, 2022

May 18th, 2022 - 11:54 pm § in Business, Politics

Lauren’s restaurant

“They poisoned the whole town,” a cook who formerly worked there says. It was an accident. Boebert’s business was catering a local rodeo, and “the county health department determined the cause to be food poisoning from pork sliders sold at an unlicensed mobile stand and likel[...]

May 18th, 2022 - 7:10 pm § in Politics

Colorado candidate wants to eliminate popular vote

Colorado’s governor is whoever wins the most votes. The same is true of Colorado’s other state offices. Greg Lopez, mayor of Parker, Colorado, doesn’t like that. He’s running for governor, and it means Denver (pop. 715,522) can outvote Parker (58,512). So Lopez, a Republican,[...]

May 18th, 2022 - 6:19 pm § in Donald Trump, News Media, Politics

Trump still thinks you win by declaring victory

Let’s try a simple quiz. You win an election by: [  ] Getting the most votes [  ] Declaring victory first [  ] Because you want to [  ] Stopping the count when you’re ahead [  ] Doing the election over if you lose Few, if any, Republicans will pick “1,” the correct answe[...]

May 18th, 2022 - 4:43 pm § in Politics

Elon Musk outs himself as a GOPer

The irony of his tweet won’t be lost on anyone who follows GOP voter suppression, gerrymandering, bigotry and racism, armed militias, extremist and violence. The GOP is the party of “kindness”? That’ll have a lot of people wondering if the world’s richest person has los[...]

May 18th, 2022 - 1:17 pm § in Biden, Business, Donald Trump, Economics, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Russia

$10 gas coming to Washington state? Not so fast.

The Daily Mail, a U.K.-based tabloid with a rightwing slant that I sometimes use as a story source (because they publish suspects’ names and publish photos of the bodies when other media won’t) posted the following headline on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 (here): Gas stations in Washington re[...]

May 18th, 2022 - 12:43 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Why you never let your smartphone out of your sight

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May 18th, 2022 - 3:42 am § in Misc.


This stunning pyramid is one of only five mountains higher than 27,000 feet. Top photo: The 1955 French route. Bottom photo: Climbers near the summit. (Click on photos to enlarge.) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]