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November 16th, 2021 - 9:13 pm § in Democrats, Politics

Are the Democrats throwing immigrants under the bus?

“Democrats are set to leave immigrants in the lurch again” That’s the headline of a Vox article published on Monday, November 15, 2021 (here). I say, “click bait.” Why? That article begins, “The House may soon vote on Democrats’ $1.75 trillion budget reconciliat[...]

October 11th, 2021 - 12:19 pm § in Economics, Politics

Economist wins Nobel Prize for debunking GOP arguments

“A U.S.-based economist won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for pioneering research that showed an increase in minimum wage does not lead to less hiring and immigrants do not lower pay for native-born workers, challenging commonly held ideas,” NBC News reported on Monday, October 11[...]

September 20th, 2021 - 4:35 pm § in America, Misc.

Border Patrol attacks Haitians with horses and whips (video)

Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 18th, 2021 - 9:06 am § in Biden, Misc.

Why are Haitians piling up on the Texas border?

Pretty simple, really. “Many of the Haitians currently at the border are believed to have been living in South America after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, but the toll of the pandemic on the region fueled migration to the US southern border,” CNN says (read story here). The Biden adminis[...]

August 23rd, 2021 - 6:24 pm § in Economics, Hypocrisy, News Media

Tucker Carlson falsely blames refugees for housing shortage

Ranting about America’s housing crisis, which is real enough, Fox host Tucker Carlson told his gullible audience, “So, why is it happening? Well, lots of reasons, but one reason it’s happening is America is becoming a lot more crowded than it ever was, and one of the reasons for th[...]

May 17th, 2021 - 10:31 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Trump’s Border Patrol harassed lawyers and journalists

A secret Border Patrol anti-terrorism team routinely detained and questioned immigration lawyers and journalists at the U.S.-Mexico border, documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) reveal. “Following revelations two years ago by NBC 7 San Diego that some journalists and o[...]

March 21st, 2021 - 1:40 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Did Trump stop migrants?

Nope. Migration into the U.S. increased under Trump. For more about immigration under Trump, and more charts, go to the BBC story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

March 2nd, 2021 - 9:23 pm § in America, Politics

The Covid-19 baby bust

It seems counter-intuitive, but 9 months after Covid-19 lockdowns began, two dozen states reported a 7% drop in their birth rates; and, the Brookings Institution is predicting “a large, lasting baby bust” in 2021. The explanation? “It’s not the main reason births have declined du[...]

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[...]

October 24th, 2020 - 1:07 pm § in Donald Trump, Health, Politics

Trump visa change could expel 12,000 doctors

     Trump is making it “more difficult to renew J-1 exchange visitor visas, which allow scholars, doctors and others to live temporarily in the US while they study or receive training,” CNN reported on Saturday, October 24, 2020.      “Visitors on J-1 visas are admitted to t[...]