Archive for June 25th, 2022

June 25th, 2022 - 11:56 pm § in Politics

Boebert allegations collapse

“A Democratic super PAC has made multiple false claims about Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert while pushing unproven allegations that the right-wing Colorado congresswoman has had abortions and formerly worked as an escort,” CNN reported on Saturday, June 25, 2022 (see story here). As thi[...]

June 25th, 2022 - 5:18 pm § in Politics

What happens when you shoot from the lip

“@CapitolPolice why are there 20 pallets of bricks one block from the House Office Buildings?” — Rep. Boebert Answer: They’re for a construction project. Details here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

June 25th, 2022 - 5:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Are the Jan. 6 hearings having any impact?

The public hearings by the House committee investigating the Capitol riot aren’t over, they’re just taking a break until after July 4. These hearings have already revealed that Trump was at the center of a wide-ranging conspiracy to overthrow our government that culminated in the violent[...]

June 25th, 2022 - 4:20 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Politics

Cuba reminds us what it’s like to lose freedom

“A Cuban court has sentenced two artists critical of the communist state to … prison,” Raw Story reported on Saturday, June 25, 2022 (read story here). “Rapper Maykel Castillo, 39,… was sentenced to nine years, while 34-year-old performance artist Luis Manuel Otero Alca[...]

June 25th, 2022 - 1:49 pm § in Politics

GOP candidate withdraws after slapping female opponent

Yesterday, Jeann Lugo (photo, left) was a Providence, Rhode Island, police officer and GOP candidate for state senate. Today, he’s no longer a candidate, is on administrative leave, and probably will lose his police job. He’ll likely be sued for personal injury, and may go to jail, too. [...]