Archive for February, 2022

February 28th, 2022 - 4:29 pm § in Politics

These Republicans have no class

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, and his wife and daughter “were accosted and threatened at a Las Vegas restaurant on Sunday by at least two men who shouted racial and anti-government epithets at them,” the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported on Monday, February 28, 2022 (see story a[...]

February 28th, 2022 - 3:28 pm § in Politics, Racism

Proud Boys are “patriots”? Really?

Andrew Walls, 26, a leader in a Proud Boys gang in Akron, Ohio, sucker-punched a black female passerby who objected to his racist language. He also “attacked another woman at the scene,” Huffington Post reported (read story here). The incidents occurred outside a bar on Sunday, February [...]

February 28th, 2022 - 2:59 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Rams are gonna ram (video)

To watch video, click on “Watch on YouTube”. For animated version, with music, watch “Oh Sheep!” video here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

February 28th, 2022 - 2:36 pm § in Russia

How Putin sees the rest of the world

Russia’s ruler is fond of brandishing his nuclear arsenal. As for humanity, “He’s said many times: if there is no Russia, why do we need the planet? … this is a threat that if Russia isn’t treated as he wants, then everything will be destroyed.” (Read story here; [...]

February 28th, 2022 - 2:35 am § in Biden, China, Foreign Affairs, Russia

Stupid China left citizens in Ukraine

The U.S. warned Americans to get out of Ukraine. China didn’t warn its citizens to leave, so now about 6,000 Chinese are stuck there. “Unlike nationals from many other countries, they did not receive instructions to leave the country before the invasion began, as Chinese officials pushed[...]

February 28th, 2022 - 2:15 am § in Business, Russia

You gotta live in Russia to boycott Russian vodka

“Less than 1% of vodka consumed in the United States is produced in Russia,” CNN says. “In fact, more than half of all vodka consumed domestically is actually made here.” (Forbes says 1.3%.) Russian Standard and Green Mark are the only brands sold in the U.S. imported from Ru[...]

February 27th, 2022 - 4:50 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Russia

Map: What Russia holds on Day 4

(Source: Al Jazeera here; click on map to enlarge) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

February 27th, 2022 - 4:34 pm § in Humor, Russia

Row, row your boat

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February 27th, 2022 - 4:26 pm § in Politics, Racism

GOPers cover themselves in dung

Hoo boy. It’s been quite a weekend: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) denounced “fellow Republicans who have sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying he believes any such support is ‘almost treasonous.'” (Story here) Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) refused to denounce Trump’s p[...]

February 27th, 2022 - 3:56 am § in Misc., Russia


… this Russian tank is not! I don’t know what took it out, but I’d hate to have been inside. If this was a T-90, and it looks like one, there’s about $5 million of Russian government funds smoking in that ditch. (Photo from Foreign Policy magazine; the same tank is seen in th[...]