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June 20th, 2022 - 9:27 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Schools & Colleges

How Texas plans to prevent more school shootings

“Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the Uvalde school shooter had a ‘mental health challenge’ and the state needed to ‘do a better job with mental health,'” NBC News reported on Monday, June 20, 2022. Then added, “— yet in April he slashed $211 million from t[...]

June 18th, 2022 - 5:09 pm § in Humor, Hypocrisy, News Media, Politics

What Tucker Carlson thinks an “insurrection” is

After noting that, “Several crew members filming a comedy segment at the U.S. Capitol for ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ were charged with unlawful entry earlier this week,” Huffington Post says Tucker Carlson claimed on his show, “Last night, producers from Steph[...]

June 3rd, 2022 - 11:37 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Ted Cruz on gun safety

You may want to have a barf bag handy for this one. But then, that’s pretty much true of anything involving Ted Cruz, who stood smiling on a debate stage while Donald Trump accused his father of complicity in JFK’s assassination, and fled to Mexico when the Texas power grid failed and so[...]

May 26th, 2022 - 8:18 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Congressman blames Congress for gun inaction

Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX), whose district includes Uvalde, blames Congress for inaction on guns. An NBC reporter questioned him about gun legislation the day after the Uvalde school massacre (story here) and got the following circular argument from a congressman who obviously doesn’t want to d[...]

May 14th, 2022 - 2:36 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Clarence Thomas’s supreme hypocrisy

From Huffington Post, May 14, 2022 (see story here): “Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas clutched his pearls on Friday as he regarded Americans so distraught over the prospect of losing human rights in their country that some showed up at justices’ Washington-area homes to address the peo[...]

May 12th, 2022 - 2:57 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Susan Collins called cops on chalk

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), who’s disappointed in nearly everything she votes for, but keeps voting for it anyway, called the cops because someone chalked a message on the sidewalk in front of her home asking her to “please” support women’s abortion rights. (See story here.) O[...]

May 9th, 2022 - 7:50 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

How to look like a bleating fool

“After protests erupted over the news that the high court is poised to gut the landmark abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade,” Huffington Post wrote, Clarence Thomas “chided Americans for being incapable of ‘living with’ rulings they don’t like and complained that a l[...]

May 7th, 2022 - 8:44 pm § in Health, Hypocrisy, Politics

Can GOPers really stop abortions?

Making abortion against the law was tried before. It didn’t keep abortions from happening. The pre-Roe abortion bans are viewed in much the same light as Prohibition: If you make abortion illegal, all you’ll accomplish is create a black market for abortions. But much has changed since 19[...]

May 1st, 2022 - 1:19 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Racism

Trumper who screeched about “rampant voting fraud” voted twice using her dead mother’s ballot

Crystal Mason, a black woman, got 5 years in a Texas prison for casting a provisional ballot that wasn’t counted because a pollworker told her she could. I’ve posted about numerous cases of deliberate voting fraud committed by white Trump supporters, and none of them got jail time. What&[...]

April 30th, 2022 - 11:55 am § in Biden, Hypocrisy, Politics

Tucker Carlson’s incredible hypocrisy

He claims Biden will send “men with guns” if you say the wrong things. Read story here.     Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]