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September 9th, 2021 - 7:23 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Judge blocks Florida law targeting protesters

A federal judge has struck down an “anti-riot” law championed by Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis and passed by the Republican legislature, Huffington Post reported on Thursday, September 9, 2021 (read story here). Rioting, arson, looting, and vandalism were already crimes in Florida. This [...]

September 5th, 2021 - 12:25 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

A brief history of Texas’s attempt to jail a woman for selling dildos

The Texas legislature, to sidestep the constitutional restraints preventing government agents from searching citizens’ bedrooms for condoms or watching them have sex, didn’t ban possession or use of dildos; they only banned the sale of dildos. Undercover cops actually busted a churchgoin[...]

August 23rd, 2021 - 6:24 pm § in Economics, Hypocrisy, News Media

Tucker Carlson falsely blames refugees for housing shortage

Ranting about America’s housing crisis, which is real enough, Fox host Tucker Carlson told his gullible audience, “So, why is it happening? Well, lots of reasons, but one reason it’s happening is America is becoming a lot more crowded than it ever was, and one of the reasons for th[...]

August 1st, 2021 - 4:27 pm § in Health, Hypocrisy, Politics

If people don’t trust vaccines, what do they trust?

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July 30th, 2021 - 11:33 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

Breakdown of what the infrastructure bill would fix

The infrastructure bill, which isn’t passed yet, is a fragile piece of legislature. Both parties agree America’s shabby infrastructure needs extensive repairs, but they’ve fought over dollar amounts, funding sources, and the details. The House has passed a bill; it’s hung up [...]

July 25th, 2021 - 3:58 pm § in Hypocrisy, News Media, Politics, Racism

Did Tucker Carlson deserve this?

“When a local fly fishing guide spotted … Tucker Carlson at a sporting goods store in Livingston, Montana, he did not waste time. ‘You are the worst human being known to mankind. I want you to know that,’ Dan Bailey can be heard telling the Fox News host in a video posted to [...]

July 6th, 2021 - 10:45 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

US women’s soccer team slammed for respecting the American flag

“A 98-year-old World War II veteran, Pete DuPré, played the Star-Spangled Banner on the harmonica” before the US women’s soccer team played Mexico on Monday, July 6, 2021. While DuPré played, some of the players turned away from DuPré “to face the American flag — as [...]

May 12th, 2021 - 8:45 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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May 2nd, 2021 - 10:50 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics

Here’s your voting fraud

While there was no widespread voting fraud in the 2020 election, which Joe Biden easily won, there were isolated acts of individual voting fraud here and there. For example, Bruce Bartman, 70, a Pennsylvania man (photo, left), was charged with two counts of felony perjury and one count of unlawful v[...]

April 7th, 2021 - 3:20 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics, Racism

Georgia D.A. refuses to prosecute legislator who knocked on governor’s door

Republicans wanted to lock her up in prison for knocking on the governor’s door while he was signing a voting law everyone else thinks is racist voter suppression. Standing between the governor’s goons and state Rep. Park Cannon, door knocker, was Fani Willis, another black woman and Dem[...]