Archive for June, 2022

June 30th, 2022 - 9:43 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Witness tampering is what criminals do

When someone mentions witness tampering, I think of Mafia hoods bribing or threatening witnesses, or, in Russia, Putin’s goons killing them and dumping their bodies in the river that flowing through Moscow. It looks like Trump’s gang has joined the party. Cassidy Hutchinson, who testifie[...]

June 30th, 2022 - 6:20 pm § in Racism

Racist pushes black boy off his bike

Daniel Duncan, 11, who is black, was riding his bike in Deep River, Connecticut, the first time he encountered Jameson Chapman. Chapman (photo, left), 48, allegedly bumped Daniel’s friend, then began questioning the kids. “Where did you grow up? Did you grow up in Connecticut?” he asked, a[...]

June 30th, 2022 - 5:50 pm § in Donald Trump

Could Secret Service official who disputed limo testimony pass a lie detector test?

Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide to Trump’s chief of staff, testified that Trump wanted to go to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and when his Secret Service escort told him they were taking him to the White House, he tried to grab the driver and wheel. This was immediately disputed by Tony Ornato, [...]

June 30th, 2022 - 5:25 pm § in Racism, Schools & Colleges

Slavery by any other name is still slavery

Texas is some kind of unique animal, a unicorn among states, in the sense of “only in Texas …” For example, only in Texas do a dozen or more cops mill around outside a school for 70 minutes while a crazed gunman is slaughtering children in the classroom. Only in Texas do people fre[...]

June 30th, 2022 - 4:42 pm § in America, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Russia

Greene wants U.S. out of NATO, but that’s a bad idea

Does she have any good ones? Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green (R-GA) tweeted yesterday the U.S. leave NATO and should stop supporting Ukraine (see tweet below). Raw Story played this story by saying, “Greene says it’s time to let Putin win” (see story here). That’s not exactly accu[...]

June 30th, 2022 - 3:47 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Biden’s hypocritical new stance on filibuster

Biden, who has opposed changing the Senate filibuster rule, is now calling for a “carveout” to pass federal abortion rights (see story here). But he still hasn’t endorsed carveouts for anything else, beyond the existing exceptions for spending bills and judicial nominees. Look, abo[...]

June 30th, 2022 - 2:32 pm § in Racism

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The company explains it was all a mistake, and offers a plausible explanation of how the “accident” happened here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 10:26 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism, Religion

Will the Supreme Court destroy the rule of law?

The Supreme Court’s new conservative majority appears to be as reckless as the president who appointed them. In just the last 10 days, “the court has gutted limits on gun possession, severely weakened the wall between church and state, and taken away a right that has existed for nearly 5[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 9:23 pm § in Politics

Fake electors identified

Bogus electoral slates were signed by 84 people from 7 states. According to Raw Story, these are the names of the fake electors. For details about their backgrounds, go here. Arizona (11) Nancy Cottle, Loraine B. Pellegrino, Tyler Bowyer, Jake Hoffman, Anthony Kern, Jim Lamon, Robert Montgomery,[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 6:53 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

There’s a 1955 arrest warrant for Emmett Till woman

There was always an arrest warrant for Carolyn Bryant Donham for her role in the 14-year-old Chicago black boy’s lynching. It’s been sitting in a Mississippi courthouse since August 1955. “The arrest warrant against Donham was publicized at the time, but the Leflore county sheriff [...]