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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.

  • Seattle Street Life

    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.  

  • UW

    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

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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.

December 5th, 2016 - 10:20 am § in The Ave Scene

“About half of the homes sold in Seattle’s suburbs are going to Chinese buyers”

Just a few days after Vancouver announced a tax on foreign property investors, Seattle real estate broker Lili Shang received a WeChat message from a wealthy Chinese…

December 5th, 2016 - 6:10 am § in America, Politics, Racism

BREAKING NEWS: Ben Carson to Head HUD

This may be a good choice.  Carson undoubtedly has FARS, but he also a tough and smart man with credibility no other Republican has in the African American community.  He could be a voice for reforming the urban ghettos.[...]

December 5th, 2016 - 1:21 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is it?

Hint: Its named “DAVE”[...]

December 4th, 2016 - 4:30 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS — Victory for Dakota pipeline protesters! Corps of Engineers denies easement, agrees to consider alternate routes

Dakota Access pipeline protesters are claiming victory Sunday after the Army Corps of Engineers announced it will not grant a disputed easement for the pipeline and instead will study alternate routes.  Read story here.[...]

December 4th, 2016 - 1:20 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

OVER ON FACEBOOK, State Senator Reuven Carlyle Made a Mistake

CLICKME to read about the University on THE-Ave.US .. a virtual pub located off the UW campus.Trying to brag about the UW as a world class academic school, Reuven tried to compare the academic standing of #1 ranked NCAA football team, The Alabama Crimson Tide, to the academic standing our own UW Huskies with a football team at #4.  Reuven picked the wrong campus … UA Tuscaloosa is the[...]

December 4th, 2016 - 10:57 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Austria rejects Trumpism

Austria’s Trump, neofascist Norbert Hofer,  conceded defeat in Austria’s presidential election soon after polls closed last evening.  Hofer, of the anti-immigration and anti-Islam Freedom Party (FPO), conceded he had been soundly beaten by former Greens leader Alexander Van der Bellen.  V[...]

December 3rd, 2016 - 1:12 am § in Misc.

Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Discovers Seattle

Rod Hearne Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy helped get me through the very unpleasant years known as Junior High School. Ironically, one of the best ways to stay sane in an insane world is to develop an appreciation for the absurd. To get through the remaining days of this[...]

December 2nd, 2016 - 1:14 pm § in America, Ongoing Presidential Campaign, Politics

The Know Nothing Party

‘There’s No Such Thing as Facts’ “Well, I think it’s also an idea of an opinion. And that’s—on one hand, I hear half the media saying that these are lies. But on the other half, there are many people that go, ‘No, it’s true.’ And so one thing t[...]

December 2nd, 2016 - 10:45 am § in America

Trump Votes Come From America From America’s Sinking Low Productivity Masses

While Donald Trump brags about “saving” assembly line jobs in Indiana, not only did Mrs. Clinton win the popular vote by more than 2.5 million votes, her votes came from Americas new productivity class … the industries located on our coasts. Trump’s populism is not all that n[...]

December 1st, 2016 - 9:49 am § in America

Amazon Uber Alles

BEZOS GROWING MONOPOLY... AMAZON captured 31% online spending over Cyber Weekend...[...]

December 5th, 2016 - 11:32 am § in America


 TheNavy is ready and capable of boosting production of new ships if President-elect Donald Trump makes good his vow to expand the U.S. Navy to 350 ships, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson told Reuters. Shifting the current target of 308 ships upwards would be “remarkably easy”[...]

December 5th, 2016 - 10:46 am § in America

Warren Buffett Doesn’t Think Donald Trump Will Send the Economy Off Course

 Reassurance? [...]

December 5th, 2016 - 1:39 am § in Hypocrisy, Ongoing Presidential Campaign, Politics

Is Austria on The Edge of Neofascism? A Warning

be-afraid-icoAuschwitz survivor asks Austrians to remember the past  A holocaust survivor has issued an appeal – now going viral – to young people in Austria urging them to think carefully about who they vote for in the upcoming presidential election, to stop history from repeating itself. FPÖ comp[...]