August 19th, 2018 - 1:47 am § in Misc.


August 19th, 2018 - 1:28 am § in Misc.


Hitler, Jefferson Davis, Stalin and Pol Pot should demand the same honor. In 1988 Father Junipero Serra, the founder of California’s Mission system,  was beatified by Pope John Paul II.  If the Vatican follows through,  Pope Francis eill make Junípero Serra Ferrer a saint this Fall. Like his s[...]

August 18th, 2018 - 10:24 am § in Hypocrisy

Dog Bites Trump

People are threatening to boycott a beloved hot-dog brand because its executive chairman — one of Trump’s best friends — is holding a fundraiser for the president   On Monday, Bloomberg reported that Howard Lorber is holding a fundraising event for Trump in the Hamptons on Friday. [...]

August 17th, 2018 - 12:26 pm § in Repugnants

Manafort judge under U.S. Marshals protection

Judge says he’s been threatened Won’t release jurors’ names for their safety The federal judge hearing Paul Manafort’s case in Virginia told reporters Tuesday he’s being protected by U.S. Marshals because he’s been threatened, NBC News reported. He declined to rel[...]

August 16th, 2018 - 9:55 pm § in Donald Trump

What Manafort’s trial is really about

Yes, it’s more than what it seems. On their face, the current criminal proceedings against Paul Manafort, Trump’s erstwhile campaign manager, involve bank fraud, tax evasion, and money laundering. But, like a swimming beach undertow, there’s something deeper and much more sinister [...]

August 16th, 2018 - 9:18 pm § in Misc.


SUMO / BASHO REPORTS Mitakeumi keeps perfect record intact; Asanoyama sits one victory behind at 8-1 Sekiwake Mitakeumi was a man in a hurry on Monday, when he needed just 1.8 seconds to remain unbeaten after nine days of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament. His win over No. 5 maegashira Daishomaru ([...]

August 16th, 2018 - 6:14 pm § in Donald Trump

Admiral who led Bin Laden raid rebukes Trump

Retired Admiral William McRaven (pictured), who organized and oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, publicly rebuked President Trump on Thursday and invited him to revoke his security clearance too, so he “can add my name to the list of men and women who have spoken up against your pr[...]

August 16th, 2018 - 10:32 am § in Environment, Foreign Affairs

Congressional Budget Office Casts Doom on Trump Economy

Once the 1.5 trillion dollar tax cut is spent, the Congressional Budget Office predicts the U.S. economic growth will fall well below the Trump administration’s 3 percent target In an updated economic outlook, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that the long term imp[...]

August 15th, 2018 - 9:33 am § in Hypocrisy, Religion

The Evils Done to Africans by Christian Racism

Racism, IS a huge issue. The false idea that there are human races has the same effect as the NEWSPEAK memes in Orwell. If you says Peace=War, then you can not discuss war. Trump does this too … the NYT is “fake news.”   “Race” … to my knowledge, first appeared i[...]

August 14th, 2018 - 7:25 pm § in Misc.

NBC News: Jerome Corsi is behind QAnon

NBC News reported Tuesday night that Jerome Corsi, the rightwing flamethrower who “swift boated” John Kerry’s 2004 presidential bid, is one of three people behind QAnon, a rightwing group notorious for circulating preposterous conspiracy theories, including the infamous “Pizz[...]

August 13th, 2018 - 3:38 pm § in Donald Trump

What makes someone an American?

Floyd Gibbons (1887-1939) was a war correspondent for the Chicago Tribune whose reporting turned Belleau Wood into legend. Badly wounded himself in the first days of the battle, he filed his most famous dispatch from a hospital bed. It is a story about immigrants: Most of the U.S. Marines who fought[...]

August 13th, 2018 - 2:18 pm § in Misc.

Why Jerusalem is Doomed


August 12th, 2018 - 2:48 am § in Misc.

Crocodiles Climb Trees!

   Watch Out Below! Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee have shown that  crocodiles in Australia, Africa and North America can climb trees.[...]

August 12th, 2018 - 1:39 am § in Religion



August 11th, 2018 - 12:27 am § in Misc.

Canada Bans Coal Powered Electricity

Spokane’s Avista’s ownership in a Montana coal plant; under scrutiny in Ontario, which has banned coal-fired electricity[...]

August 10th, 2018 - 12:52 am § in Misc.


HOW TRUMP IS HELPING AL QAEDA IN SYRIA As the Caliphate falls, what to do with captured women and children of ISIS? Boring Technology Poised for a Revolution Japan’s emergency tariffs on frozen beef imports likely to irk U.S.[...]

July 13th, 2018 - 11:59 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Why Is The UW Attacking Me?

Dear Colleagues, This is an update for UW faculty and others who have been  following my story.  As a bit of background for those who may not know me: I am a tenured professor at the University of Washington and a very successful biologist.  Among other things, five of the UW’s current facu[...]

March 27th, 2018 - 12:45 pm § in Hypocrisy, UW

Why I have started an adjudication against President Cauce, Vice Provost Cameron, Dean Ramsey, and my chair

THE FAILURE OF THE UW ADMISTRATION The University of  Washington  faculty, like the faculty at other major American research universities is governed by a Faculty Code, a set of laws written by the Faculty Senate, voted on by the faculty, and enacted by the Regents.  Sadly, this is a story about [...]

August 18th, 2018 - 12:28 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is a Geechee?

Woody Hodge FACEBOOK  Middle Georgia folk seemed to know a lot about Geeche, at least they were referred to often. But few folk wanted to be called Geeche. Hard to cypher the origins of this peculiar relationshop. It could have been that most slaves came to the south via these ports. And that the [...]

August 17th, 2018 - 4:29 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Racist Georgia election officials shutter black polling places

This November, Stacy Abrams, a black woman, will be the Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia. Apparently the folks who run elections in Randolph County, which is over 60% black, don’t want their citizens to be able to vote for her. They’re planning to shut down 7 of the county[...]

August 16th, 2018 - 11:59 pm § in Misc.

A Tale

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