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Archive for May 26th, 2022

May 26th, 2022 - 8:47 pm § in Politics

Disqualifications upend Michigan governor’s race

The Michigan GOP primary is in upheaval after fake signatures got several candidates kicked off the ballot. Read story here and watch video below. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 26th, 2022 - 8:18 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Congressman blames Congress for gun inaction

Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX), whose district includes Uvalde, blames Congress for inaction on guns. An NBC reporter questioned him about gun legislation the day after the Uvalde school massacre (story here) and got the following circular argument from a congressman who obviously doesn’t want to d[...]

May 26th, 2022 - 4:09 pm § in Democrats, Politics

Democrats should take any gun bill they can get

Something is better than nothing.┬áThis reasoning should guide Democratic leaders when they negotiate with Republicans on gun legislation. We all know what Republicans want: Unlimited access to guns of all types. But even they can’t ignore the public backlash from the latest school shooting (t[...]

May 26th, 2022 - 3:10 am § in China, Foreign Affairs

War game: China vs. Taiwan (video)

Knowledgeable teams, including two members of Congress, use wargaming methods to deduce what might happen if China attacked Taiwan. They conclude that China would preemptively strike U.S. bases in Japan and Guam, eventually attack Hawaii and possibly San Diego, and the conflict would quickly escalat[...]