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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[...]

October 23rd, 2020 - 6:10 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Artist’s concept of Biden rumors

You’re not supposed to understand them, nor do they want you to look closely. (The Atlantic) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

October 23rd, 2020 - 1:03 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Who are the violent protesters?

This article contains news with liberal commentary. Trump insists leftist radicals are behind violent protests, but “review of thousands of pages of court documents tells a different story,” the Associated Press reported on Friday, October 23, 2020. “Very few” of the proteste[...]

October 22nd, 2020 - 9:54 pm § in Politics

Mitch McConnell’s hands

GOP senator Mitch McConnell, who’s currently running for re-election, “did not answer questions about his health … after reporters asked him about what appeared to be bruises and bandages on his hands …. The 78-year-old did not respond when asked if he was being treated by a [...]

October 22nd, 2020 - 12:05 pm § in Politics

A Republican’s message to Democrats

by Stuart Stevens (original post here) I’ve spent a lot of my life—far too much in retrospect—waging war on the Democratic party. It was my job and I was good at it but in all those battles, even in the toughest of races, I never hated the other side. I wanted to win each race […][...]

October 20th, 2020 - 7:53 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics, Racism

GOP attorney general sabotaged Breonna Taylor grand jury

This article contains news and liberal commentary. Any pretense the cops who killed Breonna Taylor were cleared by a grand jury collapsed on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, after a judge allowed the jurors to speak out and “Anonymous Grand Juror No. 1” said Daniel Cameron, the AG, prevented t[...]

October 20th, 2020 - 1:32 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Russia

NY Post’s Hunter Biden story lacks credibility, smacks of Russian disinformation

This article contains news and commentary. You either believe it, or you don’t. It isn’t very believable; it’s most likely Russian disinformation. But rightwing tabloids like NY Post and Daily Mail seized on it, and Trump is miffed that mainstream media haven’t. Reputable jou[...]

October 19th, 2020 - 2:18 pm § in Economics, Politics

10/19/20 relief bill update

Pelosi, representing Democrats, and Mnuchin, representing the White House, are still talking and Pelosi reported some “progress,” but also “highlighted several lingering disputes, including a national testing strategy and state and local government relief. Pelosi also cited tax cre[...]

October 18th, 2020 - 11:03 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Survey: Over 30% of Americans are ‘giving up” on democracy

This article contains news and liberal commentary. Research by Foreign Policy magazine lends support to anecdotal evidence that democracy is not a universal value among the American people. Anti-democratic attitudes are concentrated on the political right, and among Trump supporters, but also exist [...]

October 18th, 2020 - 4:02 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Steve Bannon’s prediction about Biden’s 2024 opponent

Steve Bannon says, “I’ll make this prediction right now: If for any reason the election is stolen from, or in some sort of way Joe Biden is declared the winner, Trump will announce he’s going to run for re-election in 2024,” he told the newspaper. “You’re not goi[...]