Archive for March, 2023

March 31st, 2023 - 2:31 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

So Republicans are outraged; who cares?

S. E. Cupp, a TV political commentator who describes herself as a “mainstream conservative” (see profile here), explains in the video below why “no one should care” about GOP outrage at Trump’s indictment. Keep in mind it wasn’t the D.A., a Democrat, who indicted [...]

March 31st, 2023 - 12:22 pm § in Humor, Misc.

The Oxford comma

There has long been a raging civil war among grammarians and stylebook writers over it, and it’s in Seattle’s local news today (Friday, March 31, 2023) because the county council just voted unanimously to approve its use in official documents, or its stylebook, or whatever (see tweet wit[...]

March 31st, 2023 - 10:09 am § in Misc.

You can’t hatch a rock

This bald eagle has parenting instincts to make you proud, and at least he’s keeping the rock warm. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

March 31st, 2023 - 2:20 am § in China

Protests? In China?

Well yeah, Chinese citizens have been adopting the decadent Western practice of taking to the streets to object to actions by their government. There were, of course, the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, spurred in part by inflation and demands for more democracy, which ended with bodies crushed unde[...]

March 30th, 2023 - 8:23 pm § in Politics, Republicans, Schools & Colleges

When Republicans take over higher education

New College in Sarasota, Florida, is part of Florida’s public university system. It has no fraternities or football team, but as Florida’s designated honors college, pumps out Fulbright scholars. It’s “a haven for brainy kids who are high-achieving and intellectually curious,” but may not [...]

March 30th, 2023 - 12:35 pm § in Politics, Republicans, Schools & Colleges

GOP House leader wants to talk about school shootings

“House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said legislation alone can’t prevent school shootings and that the U.S. must also have some kind of serious talk,” Huffington Post reported on Thursday, March 30, 2023, in the aftermath of a private Christian school massacre (read story here). M[...]

March 29th, 2023 - 6:15 pm § in Politics, Republicans

What happens when you don’t get facts straight

You look like an idiot or liar, or both, and suffer public humiliation. Read story here and watch video below. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

March 29th, 2023 - 5:17 pm § in News Media

Journalistic malpractice

Fox News is a money machine for its owners, not a dependable news source. If you listen to Fox, you’re being fed lies. We now know for certain that Fox’s management prioritized profits over honest reporting. And the revelations keep coming. On December 2, 2020, Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott[...]

March 29th, 2023 - 2:52 pm § in Politics, Republicans

GOP senator holds military promotions hostage

Tommy Tuberville’s success as a football coach propelled him into the U.S. Senate, and that’s a problem, because he’s dumber than a box of rocks. Sen. Tuberville (R-AL) has slapped a hold on high-ranking military promotions because he doesn’t like Pentagon abortion policies. [...]

March 28th, 2023 - 11:32 pm § in Humor

Snow day (video)

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