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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 - 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 - 11:02 am § in Biden, Politics

More Biden cabinet picks

Treasury Secretary: Janet Yellen Bio: Grew up in Brooklyn, educated at Pembroke (B.A.) and Yale (Ph.D.). Economics professor, chair of President’s Council of Economic Advisers under Clinton and Federal Reserve Board under Obama.     Department of Homeland Security: Alejandro Mayorkas[...]

November 23rd, 2020 - 1:13 am § in Biden, Politics

First look at Biden’s cabinet

Secretary of Defense: Michelle Flourney Bio: Her father was a cinematographer who worked on the I Love Lucy and Odd Couple shows. She attended Beverly Hills High School, Harvard, and Oxford. Served as assistant and deputy secretaries of defense under Clinton and Obama; founded a defense-oriented thi[...]

November 23rd, 2020 - 12:44 am § in Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

When states certify election results

Monday, November 23 Arizona Maine Michigan Pennsylvania Tennessee Utah Tuesday, November 24 Indiana Minnesota North Carolina New Mexico Nevada Washington D.C. Wednesday, November 25 Alabama Alaska Connecticut Massachusetts Saturday, November 28 Ohio (Source: CNN) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

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 21st, 2020 - 1:33 pm § in Biden, Christianity, Politics, Religion

Catholic bishops forget that Biden is President-elect, not Pope-elect

This article contains news and liberal commentary. Joe Biden is about to become America’s second Catholic president. JFK was the first, and when Kennedy ran for president in 1960, his religion was controversial because some people worried electing him would put the Church in charge of our gove[...]

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[...]

November 19th, 2020 - 1:43 pm § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Israel/Palestine, Politics

Why Pompeo’s provocative visit to a West Bank settlement is a bad idea

Lame-duck U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo toured an Israeli settlement in the Palestinian West Bank on Thursday, November 19, 2020, the BBC reported. It’s the first time a high-level U.S. official has ever done so, and the action is considered provocative. But it’s consistent with Tr[...]