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September 21st, 2020 - 6:20 pm § in America, 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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News and commentary from a center-left perspective To return to the Front Page, click on “Blog” in upper left corner This website contains news collected from media sources, our commentaries, politics, short movies, and offbeat humor. Directly below are the stories we’re highlighting and t[...]

September 21st, 2020 - 9:52 am § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge: What is it?

A. Tablets of Jewish Law found in Martian cave. B. Debris from destruction of Seattle Viaduct C. Original foundation of the White House D. Oldest known concrete E. Stones from King David’s palace[...]

September 21st, 2020 - 2:51 am § in Misc.

“The backlash will be fierce”

This article is liberal commentary. The Republican argument for replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a Trump appointee — which is fair if he’s reelected, but not otherwise — is that the Constitution allows it. But the fact you can do something doesn’t mean you should do it or t[...]

September 20th, 2020 - 9:18 pm § in Misc.

World War 2 kills two more

     A Brit and Aussie mapping World War 2 ordnance on Guadalcanal were killed on Sunday, September 20, 2020, CNN reported. Read story here and here.      They were members of a survey team that verifies the locations of unexploded bombs reported by locals and turns that information over to po[...]

September 20th, 2020 - 11:00 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Mt. Rainier at Dawn

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September 20th, 2020 - 9:04 am § in America, Misc.

HISTORIC POSTCARDS: January 20, 2024 First Flight of Air Force 1.1 with an Ex President aboard

This historic postcard commemorates three events: 1. The Inauguration of Julian Castro as Americas 46th President and our first Hispanic President 2. The end of the golden era as we now talk about the Great Boom that led to the Second Depression 3. The first official flight of Air Force 1, the offic[...]

September 20th, 2020 - 7:19 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: God Refuses Help to Noah’s Ark

No Help From Noah: The County That Banked on a Religious Theme Park to Solve Its Money Problems Facing bankruptcy, Grant County, Ky., invested in the park hoping for a new revenue source. But cash has yet to start flooding in. WWW.GOVERNING.COM[...]

September 19th, 2020 - 5:20 am § in Misc.

Supreme Court watch begins

Will she get on the court? Amy Coney Barrett, 48, Catholic and pro-life, is the likely pick. Does McConnell have the votes? Read analysis here. Several GOP senators say they oppose a vote before the election. Read story here. But don’t believe their weasel words. He also faces daunting logi[...]

September 18th, 2020 - 9:18 pm § in Misc.

7 myths about Black Lives Matter people need to stop believing

This article is condensed from Huffington Post. Read the original version here. Below, “Cooper” refers to Richard M. Cooper, a clinical assistant professor at Widener University whose work centers on race and social justice issues. 1. It’s new. The phrase “Black lives matter” wasn[...]

September 18th, 2020 - 2:58 pm § in Misc.

Whatizzit?

A. 3-D printing blueprint B. Painted carving C. Modern art D. Magnetic field E. Footprint F. Heat map Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]