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February 4th, 2021 - 12:00 pm § in America, Biden, Business, 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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Featuring news and commentary from a center-left perspective To return to the Front Page, click on “Blog” in upper left corner This website includes news summaries, essays and commentary, videos and short movies, and offbeat and whimsical humor. It adds background and perspective to news, with l[...]

December 10th, 2020 - 11:31 am § in Christianity, Jews, Religion

A Hannukah Surprise

Of Hannuka and the Ojibwe It was a treat to open Al Jazeerah this morning and read about Anton Treuer and his fight , very much in the spirit of the Maccabees, to restore his people’s heritage.  I was so excited, I called Anton.  How fine it is on the day of memory of our […][...]

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 16th, 2020 - 11:45 pm § in Biden, Christianity, Donald Trump, Politics, Religion, Schools & Colleges

What a Trumper thinks of Biden voters

The author of this Facebook post (photo below) was a dean and professor of business at a private college, Virginia Wesleyan University, but no longer works there. Read story here and here. As for me, a Biden voter, if this man has any standards I’d like to know what they are, because the man h[...]

November 7th, 2020 - 1:20 pm § in Christianity, Donald Trump, Politics, Religion

Paula White’s rant for the ages (video)

Don’t miss this classic rant by Trump’s spiritual adviser! Question, though: Is God on her side? She isn’t the first person to blithely make that assumption (details here). Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 6th, 2020 - 8:42 am § in China, Christianity, Law and Courts

Only 26 years for this senseless murder?

A Kansas City judge sentenced Curtrail Hudson, 20, to 26 years in prison for this: A jury found Hudson guilty in February of second-degree murder and five other charges in the April 2018 shooting that killed 38-year-old Xindong Hao. “Hao arrived in the city with his wife and four young childre[...]

October 5th, 2020 - 2:22 pm § in Christianity, Law and Courts, Religion

Bigotry crusader shot down in Supreme Court

Kim Davis, bigotry crusader, was shot down again in the U.S. Supreme on Monday, October 5, 2020 (read story here), with some whining by two homophobic justices, after having been shot down by voters in the 2018 election (read about that here) after switching parties because the Democrats aren’[...]

September 29th, 2020 - 11:45 pm § in Christianity, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion

Report: Trump mocks evangelicals behind their backs

Trump counts evangelicals among his staunchest supporters, but mocks them behind their backs. Asked about it, a White House flack said, “The president is … well known for joking and his terrific sense of humor.” Huh??? Trump has a sense of humor? Trump refers to evangelical leader[...]

August 27th, 2020 - 6:52 pm § in America, Christianity, Law and Courts, Politics

Was this killing morally justified?

I’m asking this philosophically, not as a legal question. Facts: Five high school pals broke into a vacant rental house at 1 a.m. to party. A neighbor called 911, and they fled when the cops came. When 2 of them climbed over the neighbor’s backyard fence, the neighbor’s husband, wa[...]