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    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

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    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

March 29th, 2017 - 11:31 am § in Donald Trump

TRUMP TRASHED BY GALLUP


March 29th, 2017 - 1:15 am § in Misc.

My Gift to Mississippi: A NEW FLAG

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March 29th, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Politics

BRITAIN SUCCEEDS FROM EU, TINTIN PUZZLED

Europe’s top Brexit negotiators hang a mocking poster on the walls of their Brexit war room.  The image reflects the view among many top EU officials that Brexit is an act of economic self-harm by the UK that will become apparent in the course of the negotiations. Many top EU officials and p[...]


March 29th, 2017 - 1:01 am § in Misc.

Why is North Seattle Attractive to Encampments?

Encampment Complaints: A suspicious pattern March 23, 2017 The document in the link below was produced by Seattle’s Customer Service Bureau (CSB) in response to a public disclosure request from Safe Seattle. The document shows how many citizen complaints the City got in a six-week time period. The[...]


March 29th, 2017 - 12:25 am § in Donald Trump

What May Be TRUMPGATE

RussiaGate blows WIDE OPEN in Abramson report If Manafort is turning omTrump, Donald may be in dee doo doo,  Seath Abramson has taken what is already known and woven it together in astory that readmlike TRUMPGATE.  The story implicates Sessions, Manafort, Kushner  directly in selling US foreign p[...]


March 28th, 2017 - 11:10 pm § in Misc.

TRUMP TWEETS

Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump Why isn’t the House Intelligence Committee looking into the Bill & Hillary deal that allowed big Uranium to go to Russia, Russian speech…. Follow Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump …money to Bill, the Hillary Russian “reset,” pra[...]


March 28th, 2017 - 12:19 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Charlie Offers to Help Melania

 Charlie James If I was her handler I would turn this snail into a butterfly. She does not understand her opportunity because the country is desperate for something positive in the White House. A beautiful and gracious first lady working with children causes, with Baron by her side, is the help Don[...]


March 28th, 2017 - 8:33 am § in Misc.

Female Hypocrisy

Three women Cosplayers are shocked. shocked A dozen women in belly-baring outfits stood silently in front of Dwayne Johnson as he promoed his new movie “Hercules.”   Three women Cosplayers are shocked. shocked that they have been groped, followed and unwillingly photographed while [...]


March 27th, 2017 - 11:36 am § in Donald Trump

BREAKING NEWS: Deep Throat II is WH Insider

Devin Nunes Cancels House Intelligence Committee Meetings Amid Growing Questions About His Meeting ab Unnamed Source On White House Grounds The House Intelligence Committee chairman’s allegations about the Obama administration’s spying operations keep getting weirder. By Jessica Schulberg  HUF[...]


March 27th, 2017 - 9:11 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion, Science

Team Obama Fights For Science

Former staffers from President Barack Obama’s science office have taken this to heart: They are fanning out, finding jobs in academia, at nonprofits and elsewhere, but they continue to work together, largely behind the scenes. This science diaspora, as one former staffer called it, is ready to bot[...]


March 27th, 2017 - 7:36 am § in Misc.

Turkish Fascism

German Intelligence Chief: Coup in Turkey Was Just a Welcome Pretext’ German intelligence doesn’t buy Turkish President Erdogan’s claims that last year’s coup attempt was backed by the Gülen movement. BND chief Bruno Kahl, 54, speaks with SPIEGEL about Turkey, possible Rus[...]


March 26th, 2017 - 1:30 am § in Uncategorized

When and Where Did Writing Begin?

11 Ancient African Writing Systems READMORE at the Atlanta Black Star The importance of oral culture and tradition in Africa and the recent dominance of European languages through colonialism, among other factors, has led to the misconception that the languages of Africa either have no written form [...]


March 25th, 2017 - 9:32 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics, world

IMPERIAL CHINA REPLACING TRUMP’S AMERICA

SPUTNICK Is China Filling the Economic Vacuum in the Pacific? © REUTERS/ David Gray Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting Australia and New Zealand this week, while US relations with Australia cool over the migrant deal negotiated by the former US administration. Will China fill the vacuum in the [...]


March 25th, 2017 - 1:20 am § in The Ave Scene

I Go To Court and Get Effed by My Insurance Company

Now a year later, I get a mail from my insurance company claiming I was at fault and my insurance is being cancelled!  I was involved in a serious car accident. Without going through the details there was a lot of damage and with a few changes someone  might have been killed.  No one was [&hellip[...]


March 21st, 2017 - 1:21 am § in America, Donald Trump

China Joins Trump’s Crusade Against The Caliphate

Xinjiang  is home to China’s minority Uighur Muslim community,  the  Communist Party secretary Li Jianguo pointed to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban as an example of a way to prevent “religious extremism from seeping into all of American culture.” “What the Islam[...]


March 7th, 2017 - 5:50 am § in Misc.

DRINKING LIBERALLY : Upcoming Guests

Live in Seattle? Wet your whistle Monday nights, 7PM. We meet to talk politics and drink beer. Drinking Liberally  began in New York City in May, 2003 During Clinton’s impeachment. The Trump years, with right wing propaganda and alt facts make the need to wet your whistle urgent. Our pub own[...]


February 25th, 2017 - 8:33 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Science, UW

JOIN US …. March For Science …. APRIL 22

Do you know that there are about 20.000 people in Seattle’s scientific community? We are all to quiet on the issues raised by Trump. Lets start with FACTS ,, what we scientists do! Join us, as we march in Seattle along with the nationwide community.  OTHER LINKS Nation March for Science Ameri[...]


March 29th, 2017 - 8:01 am § in The Ave Scene

Greater Seattle Houses Dearest in Nation

Greater Seattle  home costs soared at 11.3 percent, the fastest pace in three years, the fastest in the US.  The region has taken the top spot in the national rankings in every month since September, and price growth has only been speeding up as of late . Portland was behind, again, with home pr[...]


March 28th, 2017 - 11:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION BAN VS AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES

IRANIANS, ENGINES OF US UNIVERSITY RESEARCH, WAIT IN LIMBOBOSTON (AP) – Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into U.S. graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty surrounding President Donald Trump’s proposed travel ban, potentially derailing r[...]