Archive for August 3rd, 2022

August 3rd, 2022 - 7:27 pm § in Law and Courts

No kid needs a parent like this (video)

What this kid needs is a good ass-chewing. But if his parents won’t do it, then a judge will. Read story here. And how can she be sure her son won’t do what he said? There isn’t necessarily crappy parenting behind every school shooting, but I’ll bet it’s a factor in a l[...]

August 3rd, 2022 - 5:38 pm § in Misc.

Explaining Capitol riot sentences: “Leaders and idiots”

Many Capitol rioters guilty of nothing more than trespassing have received fines and probation. Prosecutors are just now turning to the more serious cases. Only one rioter has been tried by a jury, and he got over 7 years in prison, but his offenses were egregious and included threatening his family[...]

August 3rd, 2022 - 4:02 pm § in Democrats, Politics

What happened in Kansas?

Kansas voters soundly rejected Republican efforts to amend the state constitution to pave the way for the legislature to ban abortions, which is being hailed as a “massive victory” for abortion supporters. Now pundits everywhere are reading all sorts of things into it. Let’s try to[...]

August 3rd, 2022 - 2:17 pm § in Economics

Cheap groceries

Need to economize at the grocery checkout to stretch your budget? This chart might help. (Source: here) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

August 3rd, 2022 - 11:51 am § in Democrats, Donald Trump, Politics, Schools & Colleges

Arizona GOPers’ obsession with 2020 is alive and well

Election denialism and conspiracy theories have taken root in Arizona like nowhere else. Two years later, halfway through President Biden’s term, Arizona Republicans are still obsessed and driven by election results no serious person would question. Is the desert sun baking their brains? Anyon[...]