August 23rd, 2019 - 12:17 am § in Misc.


August 19th, 2019 - 10:02 am § in Racism

NYPD fires Eric Garner chokehold cop

  The NYPD commissioner has fired the cop who used a prohibited chokehold on Eric Garner, who died 5 years ago in an encounter with police over selling cigarettes on a street corner. The commissioner followed the recommendation of a civil service judge. Previously, a grand jury had refused to i[...]

August 19th, 2019 - 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 14th, 2019 - 1:11 pm § in Misc.

George Clooney .. on Science


August 13th, 2019 - 1:59 am § in Misc.

Swimming with the fishes


August 11th, 2019 - 4:29 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: !Catholics, Republicans and Muslims …Grow Up!

Simcha Fisher wrote that a Roman Catholic Friend had told her this: Every time some violent Muslim blows something up, all the peaceful Muslims complain about how unfair it is that everyone thinks all Muslims are like that, and they protest about it.  And I’m thinking, Why aren’t you gu[...]

August 11th, 2019 - 1:54 am § in America, Christianity, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Nathan Lane Does Trump


August 9th, 2019 - 6:25 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment

Mining Trumps Salmon

“The Environmental Protection Agency told staff scientists that it was no longer opposing a controversial Alaska mining project that could devastate one of the world’s most valuable wild salmon fisheries just one day after President Trump met with Alaska’s governor,” CNN repo[...]

August 6th, 2019 - 12:16 pm § in Politics

McConnell’s campaign uses tombstone to depict his opponent

On the same weekend as deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign circulated this photo depicting his Amy McGrath, Democratic opponent as dead and buried (lower right in photo). Honestly, this is how today’s Republicans think about people[...]

August 5th, 2019 - 1:21 am § in Misc.

The Sun Never Sets on The Flag of China

Trump’s trade war is now lost.  The future is China! Trump, with his ohso tiny crew of “smart businessmen,” thought he could use the great American consumer as a weapon against China. He was wrong.  China had already built its own internal market,  that was and is growing at twi[...]

May 21st, 2019 - 10:30 am § in Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

Has the University of Washington Abandoned Tenure?

  Does the UW still have tenure?   When I became tenured, the code and state law described tenure in terms of a life long commitment to a position and a salary.  The commitment was defined in terms of an academic year of 9 or 12 months. For either period, the UW and the state were committed [&h[...]

August 23rd, 2019 - 1:31 am § in Misc.

A Conservative Alternative to Cable TV


August 18th, 2019 - 1:27 am § in Misc.


HA Bible Study: Luke 19:29-34 by Goldy — Sunday, 7/19/15, 6:00 am Luke 19:29-34 As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and as you enter it, you will find a colt tied […][...]

August 14th, 2019 - 12:14 pm § in Misc.

Can you spell “race car” backwards?


August 14th, 2019 - 10:55 am § in Misc.

Fifth Anniversary of Death of Robin Williams