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May 7th, 2018 - 12:17 am § in America, The Ave Scene

STAR WARS, THE NEW HOPE

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May 1st, 2018 - 10:36 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges, UW

Are Public Universities for Sale?

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s largest public university granted the conservative Charles Koch Foundation a say in the hiring and firing of professors in exchange for millions of dollars in donations, according to newly released documents. The release of donor agreements between George Mason[...]

April 25th, 2018 - 12:05 am § in America, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

THE-Ave Challenge: What is an “American” Company

A. A company listed on the NY stock exchange B. A company with headquarters in one of the 50 states. C. A company with majority ownership in the US D. A company that pays taxes to the US. E.  I have no idea, but maybe Trump does  [...]

April 13th, 2018 - 1:17 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Repugnants

Mystery GOP Congressman Damns the Don

“If we’re going to lose because of him, we might as well impeach the motherfucker,” An unnamed congressman told conservative commentator, Eric Erickson his real feeling about Donald Trump.  Mystery Man is said to be a well known  Presidential defender.  But now, the Mystery Man, perhaps a [...]

April 1st, 2018 - 9:50 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

During Passover, A desperate march  from Honduras toward the United States.

Pueblos Sin Fronteras (Abstracted and edited from Buzzfeed)  A group called Pueblos Sin Fronteras, or People Without Borders has organized hundreds of Central Americans — children, women, and men . The hope is that the sheer size of the crowd will give immigration authorities and criminals pause[...]

March 24th, 2018 - 3:03 pm § in America, Politics, Repugnants

Nauseating NRA video mocks Parkland kids

They’re just kids. They’ve been through a horror. They deserve our compassion, sympathy, and support. But the NRA is viciously attacking them because they dare to question the laws that allow crazed killers easy access to guns. The gun used to kill their classmates and endanger their li[...]

March 15th, 2018 - 1:28 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Jefferson, Repugnants

Today is the birthday of an American Monster … Andrew Jackson.

If you want to better understand this president, you should read about a campaign almost 200 years old.  Mr. Trump has dedicated his Presidency to Jackson’s Memory. In 1828, Andrew Jackson became the first president of the United States who wasn’t a founding father or son of a founding fath[...]

February 20th, 2018 - 10:53 am § in America, Politics, Repugnants

Idaho senator berates students for lobbying him

Dan Foreman, an Idaho state senator, berated a group of University of Idaho students who drove 300 miles to meet with him and other legislators about two pending bills relating to birth control and sex education. Instead of listening to them, Foreman angrily ranted against abortion and threatened to[...]

February 14th, 2018 - 3:42 am § in America, Donald Trump

Wesley Clark on Our National Defence

General Clark is a personal hero of mine, someone I feel should have become President.  He represents a rational set of views, independent of the Trumpist screaming that has afflicted both parties.  Please watch![...]