Archive for May 23rd, 2022

May 23rd, 2022 - 10:41 pm § in Misc.

Rock climbing mistake (video)

Can you see what he did here? He put his anchor in an hourglass-shaped crack (you can see this at 2:26 in the video), instead of a bottoming crack, and when he put his weight on it, instead of jamming in the crack the downward force pulled it through the narrow section and it popped […][...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 9:46 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Update: Pierce Co. sheriff slapped with anti-harassment order in black newspaper carrier case

A lawyer representing a black newspaper carrier victimized by Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer (photo, left) has filed an anti-harassment order against him, a Seattle TV station reported on Monday, May 23, 2022 (see story here). The order alleges Troyer “followed Sedrick Altheimer on several oc[...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 7:09 pm § in Humor, Russia

The proper way to lose a war

Putin could learn a thing or two from watching this video. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 6:33 pm § in Misc.


This fang-like peak rising 22,110 feet near China’s border with Tibet has never been summited. All 17 members of a 1990-1991 joint Chinese-Japanese expedition attempting it were killed by an avalanche. Considered sacred by locals, it’s now off-limits to climbers. (Details here.) Return t[...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 4:15 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor

Trump’s worst fear

It wasn’t a poisoned cheeseburger, or getting shot; what he really, really feared was “a pie being thrown in his face.” So claimed Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, while testifying in a lawsuit against Trump involving security guards beating up protest[...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 3:46 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor, Politics

This couple needs marriage counseling

Kellyanne Conway, a Trump campaign manager and White House adviser, is cashing in with a book deal like many do. (And why not? Crime pays, so why shouldn’t working for Trump, too?) The main takeaway from her tell-all is she doesn’t like her husband’s attitude. She “complains [...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 2:05 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Politics, Religion

Possessed by demons

Greg Locke (see rap sheet here), pastor of Global Vision Bible Church in Juliet, Tennessee, claims, “You cannot be a Christian and vote Democrat in this nation.” He says “if you vote Democrat, I don’t even want you around this church. You can get out. You get out, you demon ̷[...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 1:41 pm § in Misc.

Most 2020 census failures screwed red states

The U.S. Census Bureau declared last Thursday the 2020 census was a “bust” because of “significant” overcounts and undercounts in 14 states, MSNBC reported on Monday, May 23, 2022 (read story here). Minnesota kept a seat in Congress it would have lost, because of the errors, [...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 12:37 pm § in Health, Politics

Studies confirm Covid-19 kills more Trumpers

Two separate studies confirm it’s been dangerous to live among Trump supporters during the pandemic. An analysis by National Public Radio (NPR) of Covid-19 death rates showed people in counties that voted over 60% for Trump in 2020 were 2.26 times as likely to die from the virus as people in c[...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 2:20 am § in Russia

Russia bans John McCain

Russia has retaliated against U.S. sanctions by banning numerous Americans, including some who are dead. Among them is the late Sen. John McCain, the last senator from Arizona with integrity who wasn’t a Democrat. Other dead senators barred from Russia include Harry Reid and Orrin Hatch. I gue[...]