Archive for August 25th, 2022

August 25th, 2022 - 10:49 pm § in Biden, Law and Courts, Politics

Ashley Biden’s diary thieves plead guilty

Ashley Biden left her diary and some other personal belongings at a friend’s house in Florida where she had stayed briefly, planned to collect them later. An acquaintance of the friend named Aimee Harris, who also stayed at the house, stole the diary and some of the other items; then she conta[...]

August 25th, 2022 - 6:46 pm § in Politics

Will Florida governor’s “voting fraud” cases blow up in his face?

Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis, who wants to be president, set up a special squad of election cops to hunt down voting fraud. They went after the low-hanging fruit first: Ex-convicts. In 2018, Florida voters voted overwhelmingly in favor of restoring ex-felons’ voting rights by passing a state [...]

August 25th, 2022 - 5:40 pm § in Misc.

Now TSA has seen everything

Read story here. Boarding pass, please. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

August 25th, 2022 - 4:51 pm § in Law and Courts

He fought the law, and the law didn’t notice

In Chicago, at the local FBI building, a man climbed over a security fence and threw rocks at the building on Thursday, August 25, 2022. The building didn’t say anything or even blink. The rock thrower was taken away for a mental evaluation. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

August 25th, 2022 - 3:34 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics

How to deal with GOP fantasies

The world is a cacophony of noise, and we learn to tune it out. My professional background is news reporting and law; so I was trained to be careful about factual accuracy, and reach conclusions by a process of fact-based reasoning. In my lines of work, getting the facts right mattered. But then, th[...]

August 25th, 2022 - 10:54 am § in Business, Hypocrisy, Politics

The border crisis (cartoon)

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August 25th, 2022 - 12:48 am § in Donald Trump, Russia

Putin hates the Magnitsky Act and that’s why the Trump Tower meeting happened

The Mueller Report, you will recall, said, “While this report does not conclude that [Trump] committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him.” But no charges were brought, and then-Attorney General Barr tried to bury it. It’s in the news again because, “The Department of Justice (D[...]