Archive for August 14th, 2022

August 14th, 2022 - 10:45 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics, Russia

Mar-a-Lago search timeline

(Compiled from news stories and commentaries) Let’s start here: The Presidential Records Act requires presidents to turn over any and all written materials related to their official duties, so there’s a law on the books that prevents Trump from hoarding any official records from his adminis[...]

August 14th, 2022 - 6:27 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor

Contents of Trump’s safe revealed!

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August 14th, 2022 - 6:19 pm § in Politics

Republicans’ silly lies

Today’s lies: Lie #1: IRS agents armed with loaded AR-15s will show up on Americans’ doorsteps to audit their taxes — Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-NE). Lie #2: An army of 87,000 IRS agents is coming for taxpayers making less than $75,000 a year — Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). Read story [...]

August 14th, 2022 - 5:10 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor

Give Trump his boxes back

If they’re his boxes, the FBI should release them to him, and tell him where he can pick them up. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

August 14th, 2022 - 4:48 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Some Capitol rioters face dire repercussions

They should, too. They’re violent revolutionaries who tried to overthrow our government, and cracking down on them helps deter such behavior in the future. “They lost jobs or entire careers. Marriages fell apart. Friends and relatives shunned them or even reported them to the FBI. Strang[...]

August 14th, 2022 - 3:29 pm § in Politics

Should 2 drowning people cling to each other?

If Democrats escape political destruction in the 2022 midterms, they’ll owe it to awful GOP candidates, at least in part. Take Pennsylvania, where GOP voters nominated a New Jersey TV star to represent them in the Senate, and an avowed Christian nationalist and QAnon-hugger to run their state [...]

August 14th, 2022 - 1:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

If he can, the other guy can, too

Kash Patel (photo, left; bio here) is a GOP operative who’s held various positions in government, e.g. working for a Republican congressman and ultimately in Trump’s administration. He has a degree from a New York law school, and worked as a public defender, and then for the Department o[...]

August 14th, 2022 - 12:45 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics

How to silence a GOP spin artist

Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH; bio here, photo below), who is a lawyer but never served in the military (bio here), and doesn’t know squat about classified information and may not even know what “secret” means, sparred with CNN‘s Brianna Keilar on Sunday, August 14, 2022, over Trump[...]

August 14th, 2022 - 12:27 pm § in Misc.

How a Republican proves his innocence

Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), whose phone was searched by the FBI last week for evidence of election crimes or complicity in the Capitol Riot, says the fact he didn’t destroy it proves there’s nothing incriminating on it. Perry went on Fox News for a softball interview by Trump sycophant Mari[...]

August 14th, 2022 - 11:55 am § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Why Yale and Harvard should cancel DeSantis’ degrees

Let’s be clear: Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis, who wants to be president, isn’t just banning rainbows from elementary school classrooms, ostensibly to protect little kids from homosexual influences. He’s also meddling in what can be taught in Florida public universities, determined[...]