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September 18th, 2022 - 10:57 pm § in Misc.

Boxer vs. kangaroo (video)

Last week, a 77-year-old Australian man was killed by a kangaroo he raised and kept as a pet. (See story here.) How would a trained boxer fare against a ‘roo? Watch video below to find out. (Click on “Watch on YouTube”) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 18th, 2022 - 10:16 pm § in Democrats, Politics, Republicans

Republican calls his party “fascist”

Russell “Rusty” Bowers (photo, left; bio here) is an Arizona Republican legislator. As speaker of the state house of representatives, he derailed GOP-sponsored legislation that would enable the legislature to overturn elections, which he called “fascism.” (Read story here.) W[...]

September 18th, 2022 - 9:00 pm § in Biden, News Media, Politics

Why the Fox reporter shouldn’t have tried to diagnose Biden on the air

Because she made an ass of herself, that’s why. Just a few weeks ago, Fox News medical correspondent Marc Siegel, M.D., wrote this (here): “Americans have come to falsely believe that we can evaluate our leaders based on TV snippets. Some doctors too easily fall into this trap, too, but [...]

September 18th, 2022 - 6:58 pm § in Law and Courts

No. No, no, and no.

On December 1, 1997, a 14-year-old boy named Michael Carneal walked into a Paducah, Kentucky, high school with a gun and “and opened fire in the lobby where students had gathered for a prayer circle.” Three girls died. They were Nicole Hadley, 14; Kayce Steger, 15; and Jessica James, 17.[...]

September 18th, 2022 - 12:42 pm § in Biden, Politics, Racism, Republicans

Republicans are lying about “Biden’s open border policy”

If you were shopping for a home, a car, a plumbing repair, or investing your savings, would you do business with someone you knew is dishonest and was lying to you about what they’re selling? I don’t really understand why normally sensible people leave their common sense behind when it c[...]

September 18th, 2022 - 11:40 am § in Politics, Racism

The ghosts of segregation

“In 1962, a group of conservatives, intent on retaliating against desegregation efforts during the civil rights movement, funded one-way trips to the north for Black citizens, in what they called ‘Reverse Freedom Rides.’ Hundreds of Black Americans were transported to cities such [...]

September 18th, 2022 - 11:20 am § in Misc.

GOP violates human trafficking laws to score cheap political points

Lawyers for migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard demand  criminal investigation of Florida governor Read story here — How evil was his scheme? Watch video below WHY GOV. DESANTIS MAY BE IN LEGAL HOT WATER Read story here — WHY IT MAY BACKFIRE POLITICALLY Read story here[...]

September 18th, 2022 - 11:18 am § in Misc.

Welcome to Steve’s blog

Dr. Steve Schwartz, a University of Washington medical researcher, created this blog to discuss campus issues, and it soon expanded to a wide range of subjects. Although he’s no longer with us, a longtime contributor still posts articles that readers may find informative, interesting, or simply en[...]