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November 27th, 2020 - 11:44 pm § in America, Politics

Trevor Noah on Militias (video)

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November 27th, 2020 - 12:51 am § in America, Foreign Affairs, Politics

PHOTOGRAPHY: Then and now

Jane Fonda, antiwar activist, Hanoi, 1972:                       Robert O’Brien, Trump’s national security adviser, Hanoi, 2020:                     Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 26th, 2020 - 5:25 pm § in America, Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: 2020 Macy’s parade

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November 25th, 2020 - 1:47 pm § in America, Biden, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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November 24th, 2020 - 9:05 pm § in America, Biden, Health, Politics

Biden talks about his first 100 days (video)

The first 100 days of a new presidency typically is when a lot of things get done and sets the tone for a new administration. Here’s a brief resume of what to expect after January 20, 2021. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 24th, 2020 - 1:21 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Guest Essay: “This wasn’t just an election. It was a census of American idiots.”

How Many American Idiots Are There? 73 Million. This Wasn’t Just an Election. It was a Census of American Idiots. by Umair Haque Nov. 20, 2020 (Click here to go to original source.) This was no ordinary election. By now, you know that. But I mean it in a slightly different way. Not just that Trum[...]

November 24th, 2020 - 9:09 am § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, News Media, Politics

Laura Ingraham

“President Trump is not officially conceding, but most of the country is moving on. There was a perceptible shift in the right-wing winds on Monday both before and after the Trump administration formally signed off on President-elect Joe Biden’s victory,” CNN reported on Tuesday, N[...]

November 23rd, 2020 - 12:26 am § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

Cracks in Trump’s wall of defiance?

Trump’s antics are possible only because of other Republicans, and they’re starting to peel off from his futile charge against on Biden’s election victory. “It’s over,” Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) said on CNN Sunday. Gov. Larry Hogan (R-MD) compared Trump’s behav[...]

November 22nd, 2020 - 11:51 pm § in America, Foreign Affairs, Politics

Politics in Guatemala

“Hundreds of protesters broke into Guatemala’s Congress and burned part of the building Saturday amid growing demonstrations against President Alejandro Giammattei and the legislature for approving a budget that cut educational and health spending … which protesters say was negotia[...]

November 19th, 2020 - 2:38 pm § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

This is America’s Putin moment

It’s time for Republicans to choose: Are they for freedom or tyranny? “President Donald Trump has invited Republican state lawmakers from Michigan to the White House on Friday” after reaching out to canvassing board members who blocked certifying election results, CNN reported on T[...]