Archive for May 24th, 2022

May 24th, 2022 - 10:53 pm § in Misc.

Who’s the greatest rodeo bull?

Why, Bushwacker, of course. Riders, to win, must stay on him for 8 seconds, but almost nobody can. Didn’t know rodeo bulls are athletes? Watch the video below and you’ll see why. And yes, he’s famous among rodeo fans — the bull, I mean. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 24th, 2022 - 10:21 pm § in Politics

Republicans angry at Democrats’ response to Texas school massacre

Within the last 10 days, two 18-year-old madmen have killed 12 adults and 19 children with assault rifles. Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott, a Republican, urged “all Texans to come together.” But do something about guns? No. (Yahoo News story here.) Instead of being up in arms over the massacre, [...]

May 24th, 2022 - 7:18 pm § in Law and Courts

SCOTUS reactionaries are blind to dubious death sentences

The Supreme Court’s conservatives don’t want federal judges to consider death row inmates’ innocence claims. Still want to argue they’re pro-life? Read story here. Clarence Thomas finally got to do what he’s been itching for years to do: Write a majority opinion saying [...]

May 24th, 2022 - 3:24 pm § in Misc.

Plagiarism, the internet, and this blog

Vox has an article on internet plagiarism here, dated May 24, 2022. It got me to thinking. Some of it isn’t relevant to what I want to talk about, so I’ll cherry-pick its contents to some extent. (For example, this blog doesn’t post pictures of “hot girls’ butts”[...]

May 24th, 2022 - 12:47 pm § in Humor, Misc., Politics

Election 2022: Sarah Palin vs. Santa Claus

Alaska has one seat in Congress (plus two senators), and Sarah Palin is running for it. She shouldn’t be elected, of course, after being elected governor and quitting halfway through her term. Then followed by her antics as John McCain’s running mate, and her family’s spectacular m[...]