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January 22nd, 2021 - 1:04 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

“Zip-tie” guy’s arsenal

Recovered from the Nashville home of the man who stalked Capitol lawmakers — and Vice President Pence — with a fistful of ziptie handcuffs while a makeshift gallows, complete with noose, waited outside. Trump didn’t pardon him before leaving office. Story here. Return to The-Ave.US[...]

January 22nd, 2021 - 12:52 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

PHOTOGRAPHY: “Betrayal”

From here, “During his rally just prior to the riot, Trump had vowed to march on the Capitol with his supporters, but instead retreated to the White House to watch on TV” to here, “Jacob Anthony Chansley, 33, has claimed through his attorney that he was ‘duped’ by Donal[...]

January 22nd, 2021 - 1:14 am § in America, Biden, China, Donald Trump, Economics, Foreign Affairs

What will Biden’s China policy look like?

Tougher, like Trump’s, but different in key ways. Almost certainly, China’s growing aggressiveness is the most difficult foreign policy challenge that President Biden will have to contend with. Under Trump, the U.S. adopted a tougher stance toward China, but clumsily; this likely will co[...]

January 21st, 2021 - 6:47 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Pennsylvania’s 3 known voting fraud cases involve Trump supporters

Following the contentious 2020 presidential election, a total of 3 Pennsylvania residents have been charged by authorities with voting fraud. Bruce Bartman, 70, used his dead mother’s driver’s license to obtain an absentee ballot and voted in her name. He used his late mother-in-law̵[...]

January 21st, 2021 - 1:18 pm § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

The new tenant looks around

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January 21st, 2021 - 2:08 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Rudy Giuliani: World’s worst attorney? (video)

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January 21st, 2021 - 1:26 am § in America, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics

The fragility of our democracy

This time, we made it. But it was a close call. The Constitution and laws are nothing more than reading material without people who believe in, and uphold, them. And Trump and his followers, who corrupted an entire political party, showed us just how fragile it all is. A recent article in Vox (read [...]

January 20th, 2021 - 7:13 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Where have all the protesters gone?

This was the Inauguration Day protest at the New York state capitol. Mark Leggiero drove 45 minutes to get there, so I hope he fed the pigeons while there. Same story in Sacramento, California — one protester showed up. In New Hampshire, three. Two in Nevada. Same story everywhere else. Read s[...]

January 20th, 2021 - 6:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

QAnon letdown

“President Biden’s swearing-in … punctured the hopes of some QAnon followers who … claimed former President Trump would remain in office and arrest top Democrats on Wednesday,” The Hill said on Inauguration Day, January 20, 2021. “Users across multiple forums and [...]

January 20th, 2021 - 1:41 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Should Trump be barred from public office?

“The masses are asses.” — Alexander Hamilton Wait! You say. Isn’t that undemocratic? Sure is. So is the Electoral College, and the fact Trump became president in the first place, despite losing the popular vote by nearly 2.9 million — and that despite the GOP’s ma[...]