Archive for November, 2020

November 30th, 2020 - 9:23 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Dog loves diving into leaf piles (video)

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November 30th, 2020 - 9:01 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor, Politics

Barr tortures bagpipes (video)

On top of his other crimes against humanity, Trump’s attorney general tortures bagpipes, too. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 30th, 2020 - 8:55 pm § in Misc.

Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore: Una furtiva lagrima at Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Video)

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November 30th, 2020 - 8:46 pm § in Environment, Humor, Misc.

50 Years Ago: The dynamited whale

In November 1970, a dead whale washed up on an Oregon beach and began to stink. As Newsweek says, “the Oregon Department of Highways determined it was too large to bury. Instead they blew it up, using 20 cases of dynamite.” The results were, shall we say, not exactly as planned. Now, a p[...]

November 30th, 2020 - 3:14 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Religion

Pastor says Trump foes should be shot by firing squads

Law & Crime reports (here), “A far-right pastor and conspiracy theorist who was once banned from YouTube for hate speech … [has] some thoughts about why … the Trump administration was moving to make firing squad executions a thing again in a lame-duck session. Rick Wiles believ[...]

November 30th, 2020 - 12:43 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Pennsylvania court clears way to certify election

“The state Supreme Court unanimously wiped out a lower court order that blocked state officials from carrying out this week’s certification of the election results,” NBC News reported on Saturday, November 28, 2020 (read story here). Pennsylvania certified its election last week (read that[...]

November 30th, 2020 - 11:48 am § in Business, Health

Lawsuit claims Tyson lied to workers about Covid-19 risks

A federal lawsuit alleges Tyson Foods lied to interpreters for non-English speaking workers at its Waterloo, Iowa, pork processing plant where over 1,000 workers became infected with Covid-19 and 5 of them died, the Des Moines Register reported on Monday, November 30, 2020 (read story here). Accordi[...]

November 30th, 2020 - 11:18 am § in Health, Politics

Covid relief update — 11/30/20

“Even with coronavirus spiking and new restrictions taking effect, Congress remains stalled on fresh relief for Americans in need,” CNN reported on Monday, November 30, 2020, because “lawmakers have been unable to come to any agreement.” Read story here. Also, covid relief no[...]

November 29th, 2020 - 4:56 pm § in Misc.

Biden gains 87 votes from Trump’s $3 million Wisconsin recount

A recount in Wisconsin’s two largest and most Democratic counties that cost the Trump campaign $3 million increased Biden’s lead in that state by 87 votes, CNN reported on Sunday, November 29, 2020 (read story here). Biden gained on Trump by 132 votes in Milwaukee County, which has a lar[...]

November 29th, 2020 - 10:40 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trumpers: Villains or victims?

At best, some of both, because no way are Trump supporters completely innocent. But Jake Tapper, CNN‘s chief Washington reporter, told Vanity Fair that “I feel sympathy for them. I feel bad. They’re outraged because they’re being told things that aren’t true. And that’s a disgrace fo[...]