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January 20th, 2021 - 6:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

QAnon letdown

“President Biden’s swearing-in … punctured the hopes of some QAnon followers who … claimed former President Trump would remain in office and arrest top Democrats on Wednesday,” The Hill said on Inauguration Day, January 20, 2021. “Users across multiple forums and [...]

January 20th, 2021 - 3:58 pm § in Humor

“I Got Maced!” song from the musical, “Capitol Insurrection” (video)

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January 20th, 2021 - 3:46 pm § in Biden, Environment, Health, Politics

Biden’s first executive actions

Requires masks and physical distancing in federal buildings, on federal lands, and by government contractors; urges state and local governments to do the same. Rejoins World Health Organization; appoints Dr. Fauci as head of U.S. delegation Creates a Covid-19 Response Coordinator, reporting directly[...]

January 20th, 2021 - 1:41 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Should Trump be barred from public office?

“The masses are asses.” — Alexander Hamilton Wait! You say. Isn’t that undemocratic? Sure is. So is the Electoral College, and the fact Trump became president in the first place, despite losing the popular vote by nearly 2.9 million — and that despite the GOP’s ma[...]

January 20th, 2021 - 12:33 pm § in Biden, Politics

Bernie fashion show

Bernie Sanders at Biden’s inauguration. Read story here. How to (possibly) get your pair (good luck with that): Go here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

January 20th, 2021 - 11:32 am § in Biden, Politics

“Morning In America” (video)

Lincoln Project video on Biden’s inauguration, playing upon Reagan’s 1980 campaign theme. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

January 20th, 2021 - 9:00 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Archive of Trump and 2020 election links

Noon EST, January 20, 2021 — All Trump links are now officially banished to the archives! Should Trump be barred from public office? (1/20/21; 618 words — click here) What Trump will be remembered most for (1/19/21; 0 words — click here) Meet a Trump supporter (1/18/21; 352 works &[...]

January 19th, 2021 - 8:17 pm § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Politics

Tradeoff: U.S. Embassy will stay in Jerusalem, but Biden will pursue Palestinian statehood

“President-elect Joe Biden will not reverse Donald Trump’s landmark recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital but will seek a state for the Palestinians, Antony Blinken, his nominee for secretary of state” told a Senate panel on Tuesday, January 29, 2021 “The only wa[...]

January 19th, 2021 - 7:23 pm § in Donald Trump, News Media, Politics

The body pile at Fox News

In the aftermath of the collapsed Trump revolution, Fox News has fired at least 17 long-time staffers, including the editor who “correctly called Arizona for Joe Biden long before other networks in a move that infuriated Donald Trump and his supporters,” in what the U.K.-based tabloid Da[...]

January 19th, 2021 - 6:57 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

– The End –

The final chapter has been written of Trump’s misbegotten legal crusade to overturn the 2020 election (below). Read story here. But it’s not over; still to be determined are the defamation lawsuits and disciplinary actions against Trump’s crackpot legal team. Return to The-Ave.US H[...]