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August 6th, 2019 - 12:16 pm § in Politics

McConnell’s campaign uses tombstone to depict his opponent

On the same weekend as deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign circulated this photo depicting his Amy McGrath, Democratic opponent as dead and buried (lower right in photo). Honestly, this is how today’s Republicans think about people[...]

July 4th, 2019 - 8:57 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

On Independence Day, an American Hero Announces His Independence

Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party.   OPED in today’s Washington Post by Justin Amash When my dad was 16, America welcomed him as a Palestinian refugee. It wasn’t easy moving to a new country, but it was the greatest blessing of his life. Throughout my ch[...]

July 2nd, 2019 - 7:14 pm § in Christianity, Donald Trump, Politics, Religion

Fox News pastor calls Democrats “godless”

Robert Jeffress, the pastor of a Dallas megachurch with about 13,000 members, a Fox News contributor, and an ardent Trump supporter, told attendees at an evangelical conference in Washington D.C. on Saturday that the Democratic Party is “a godless organization” and urged the crowd to be [...]

June 26th, 2019 - 8:53 am § in America, Israel/Palestine, Politics, Saudi Arabia

‘Netanyahu’s Regime Must Be Toppled’: Ehud Barak Makes Comeback With New Israeli Political Party

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak announced today the establishment of a new party, saying Prime Minister Benajmin Netanyahu’s regime, with its “corrupt and messianic elements,” must be toppled. As a Zionist, I despair of what Israel has become.   Israel is becoming a modern versi[...]

June 26th, 2019 - 8:15 am § in Politics

A list of REPUBLICAN Businesses!

Do what you will!  A Republican page on FACEBOOK this AM asked for a list of Republican-owned businesses.  Here it is for anyone’s interest! JoAnne Butzerin In our city Republican-owned businesses have to hide the fact that they are Republicans. Otherwise they would go out of business–[...]

June 23rd, 2019 - 11:32 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid!

(Copied, with  my sidebar, from Seth Harp, The Intercept) “I should have kept my mouth shut about the guacamole; that made things worse for me. Otherwise, what I’m about to describe could happen to any American who travels internationally. It happened 33,295 times last year.? “My work[...]

June 16th, 2019 - 7:28 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Politics, Religion, Saudi Arabia

Saudi American Israel Axis” When SAIS Replaces ISIS!

While Donald Trump confronts Iran, the Saudis continue their terrorism.  Thirty years after Chinese troops killed hundreds of students in Tiananmen Square and six years after Egyptian troops shot 800 in Tahrir Square, Sudanese soldiers have done the same in their own square in their own capital. Th[...]

May 31st, 2019 - 9:17 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Senator Warren proposes to pass a law “no one  —  not even a president —  is above the law.”

My choice for President is Elizabeth Warren “If Donald Trump were anyone other than the president of the United States right now, he would be in handcuffs and indicted.” I feel that Warren is reading my posts on The Ave.  This week I wrote that the Democrats need to pass a Presidential [...]

May 28th, 2019 - 4:08 pm § in Politics

Heartless

Another Republican has blocked disaster relief for millions of suffering Americans. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) gave no reason for holding up the $19 billion bill, which Trump has said he’ll sign, other than saying House Speaker Pelosi should have scheduled a vote on it before the Memorial Day r[...]

May 17th, 2019 - 2:40 pm § in Politics

What if the Supreme Court revisits Roe v. Wade?

For over half a century now, overturning Roe v. Wade has been the Holy Grail of the religious right. In the interim, religion-driven rightwing fanatics have bombed and torched abortion clinics, murdered abortion doctors, and harassed abortion clinic workers and patients in God’s name. I have n[...]