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April 16th, 2021 - 3:20 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Watchdog: Pompeo & wife guilty of 100+ ethics violations

Mike Pompeo, Trump’s last secretary of state (he went through a lot of them), and his wife “violated federal ethics rules governing the use of taxpayer-funded resources when [they] asked State Department employees to carry out personal tasks,” according to an inspector general repo[...]

April 15th, 2021 - 7:14 pm § in America, Biden, China, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Russia

Biden’s foreign policy takes shape

Every nation’s foreign policy is driven by self-interest and domestic politics, and the U.S. is no exception. That reality is reflected in the foreign policy actions the Biden administration announced on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Keep in mind that President Biden has been involved in domestic [...]

April 13th, 2021 - 6:25 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

GOP punishes official for honesty

From CNN on Tuesday, April 13, 2021: “Want to understand the state of the Republican Party in one anecdote? Here you go: On Saturday, the Nevada Republican Party Central Committee formally censured Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske (R) for her ‘disregard of her oath of office by faili[...]

April 13th, 2021 - 12:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Three more spineless Republicans

Trump called Ted Cruz’s father a terrorist during the 2016 primary debates. Now, Ted Cruz loves Trump. More recently, like last week, Trump called Mitch McConnell “a dumb son of a bitch.” McConnell’s reply: “What I’m concentrating on is the future and what we are confront[...]

April 13th, 2021 - 11:49 am § in Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

Two-faced Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley wants to be president. Specifically, she wants to be the Republican nominee for president in 2024, or 2028, or whenever. Haley wants to be president so badly she sucked up to Trump for 4 years. Then, after Trump was rejected by the larger electorate, and she saw a possible opening for he[...]

April 10th, 2021 - 9:56 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Trump turns GOP’s spring retreat into liefest

“Trump repeated familiar lies about the 2020 election and insulted Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Saturday when speaking to Republican National Committee donors gathered for the first time since [his] defeat,” CNN reported on April 10, 2021. Read story here. The RNC held its spri[...]

April 8th, 2021 - 11:43 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Mother Jones says the family behind QAnon hosted child porn sites

Recent media coverage of QAnon, the false conspiracy theory masterminded by a shadowy figure known as “Q,” has focused on a new HBO documentary said to unmask “Q” as Ron Watkins, son of Jim Watkins,an internet entrepreneur Mother Jones accuses of hosting child porn sites (rea[...]

April 8th, 2021 - 9:42 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

GOP fundraising

Give us money, or we’ll report you to Trump! Read story here. For more about Republicans scamming their donors, see article here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page  [...]

April 4th, 2021 - 6:52 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

How the Trump campaign ripped off unwitting donors

“Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign reportedly issued a total of roughly $122 million in refunds to supporters in 2020,” in many cases because of deceptive fundraising tactics, The Hill reported on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The campaign’s tactics included setting up “recurring[...]

April 4th, 2021 - 1:18 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Economics, Humor, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Schools & Colleges

Bad, bad boomers!

“I’m not a fan of baby boomers,” begins this Vox article. “And no, it’s not really fair to paint an entire generation with the same brush, but I’m doing it anyway,” the writer — somebody I’ve never heard of — continues. “Hopefully, the boomers wi[...]