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January 11th, 2022 - 7:14 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

What’s next, funerals for fingernail clippings?

“It brings me no joy to sue one of our own cities,” Delaware’s attorney general said when she took legal action today against the city council of Seaford, a town of fewer than 8,000 people, for enacting an ordinance that requires “anyone who has an abortion or experiences a miscarria[...]

December 29th, 2021 - 5:31 pm § in Health, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

The dumbest anti-vax argument

A federal judge shot down Oklahoma GOP Gov. Kevin Stitt’s attempt to enjoin the Pentagon from imposing its vaccine mandate on his state’s National Guard troops. The judge ruled the Defense Department’s vaccination protocols “must and do” apply not just to active duty pe[...]

December 16th, 2021 - 8:58 pm § in America, Christianity, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Forcing kids to be born into poverty

The worst states for children are those with the most restrictive abortion laws, CNN says (story here). Most of the 21 states with anti-abortion laws waiting for the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade “fall into the bottom half of state rankings on a wide array of measures tracking the well[...]

December 4th, 2021 - 10:11 pm § in Humor, Hypocrisy

How to put down a snob

A pornstar goes to a bar. She notices some people at a table are staring at her. Eventually two of the women come over to the bar and sidle up next to her. “God, it must be so embarrassing to know every guy in here has seen her naked,” one smirks. Without missing a beat, she […][...]

December 3rd, 2021 - 7:12 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Trump lawyer’s laughable hypocrisy

John Eastman, a lawyer affiliated with the Claremont Institute, a fascist think tank based in California, declared he’ll defy a House subpoena related to the January 6 insurrection, CNN reported on Friday, December 3, 2021 (see story here). The committee is very interested in what Eastman migh[...]

November 27th, 2021 - 6:00 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Health, Hypocrisy

No, Biden’s African travel ban isn’t hypocritical

America is polarized between left and right, with most of us in the middle. I’m convinced most Americans want intelligent discussion of public issues that affect us all. Truth, logic, and reason still matter. I criticize rightwingers on this blog, for good reason. They don’t want reasone[...]

November 27th, 2021 - 1:44 am § in Environment, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Arizona GOP sues to keep out climate change

Faced with irrefutable proof of climate change — the proof of their own eyes — Republicans no longer deny it’s happening. Now, their battle has shifted to keeping it out of their states. By preventing people from elsewhere bringing it with them. For example, when the Arizona attorn[...]

November 23rd, 2021 - 2:57 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Flag desecration

Republicans should be more careful about what they wish for, because this would be illegal under the flag desecration laws they propose. (Note: The Supreme Court has ruled that desecrating the flag is protected by the First Amendment.) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 21st, 2021 - 6:16 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Racism

The other Kenosha vigilante is a black woman. She’ll likely be convicted.

Her name is Chrystul Kizer (photo, right). She’s black. She claims to be a sex trafficking victim, and says she killed her pimp — a white man (photo, left) — in self-defense. Authorities have charged her with murder. She’s out of jail on bond raised by supporters while awaiti[...]

November 21st, 2021 - 12:50 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Racism

More voting fraud found!

Across the country, Republican legislatures are restricting access to the ballot, taking away American citizens’ right to vote. It’s necessary, they say, to prevent voting fraud. By Republicans. I don’t recall reading about any cases of fraudulent votes cast for Biden in 2020, alth[...]