Archive for May 20th, 2022

May 20th, 2022 - 11:07 pm § in Politics

No wonder they call him “Doctor Oz”

This guy wants to be a U.S. senator. Fortunately, Pennsylvania voters have an alternative, a down-to-earth guy named John Fetterman. By the way, did he smoke pot before this interview? Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 20th, 2022 - 10:39 pm § in Business, Misc.

Big Dairy sics FDA on almond milk

Big Dairy wants the term “milk” reserved for the white liquid cows squirt, so they’re pressuring Congress and the FDA to prohibit plant-based alternatives from using that term on their products (see story here). The gist of the story is, doesn’t the FDA have better things to [...]

May 20th, 2022 - 6:55 pm § in Economics, News Media, Politics

Update: $10 gas? Not so fast. Here’s the backstory

A KIRO-TV news story (here) on Friday, May 20, 2022, clarified how that viral story about $10 gas in Washington state got loose into the wild. Their story (edited here for length, and to stay within “fair use” guidelines): ” … [T]here are headlines – not quite correct – t[...]

May 20th, 2022 - 4:33 pm § in Misc.

Rare tornado rips through Michigan town

A tornado ripped through a northern Michigan town, extensively damaging the business district (see photo below), on Friday, May 20, 2022 (read story here). Two people were killed and 44 injured. Both fatalities were senior citizens in a mobile home park. Tornados are uncommon in the area. “We [...]