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    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.

Archive for December, 2011

December 30th, 2011 - 11:33 am § in Misc.


Condolatory Messages from King of Bahrain Pyongyang, December 27 (KCNA) — The dear respected Kim Jong Un received a message of condolences from Sheikh Hamad Bin Isa al-Khalifa, king of Bahrain, on December 25. The king in the message expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to Kim Jong U[...]

December 29th, 2011 - 10:06 am § in America, Politics

Can Darcy Burner Represent the New 8th?

The New 8th Looks Republican to Me The base for Darcy’s candidacy was her roots in Redmond, Kirkland and the north end of Bewllevue .. the land that Microsoft built. That was part of the old eighth, where she lost to Reichert. Now she lives in the new first. Now, her chances depend on the [&he[...]

December 29th, 2011 - 1:48 am § in Hypocrisy, Jews, Politics

Redistricting Screws Black Folks in Seattle

Our leaders have  used a soupcon of melanin to flavor a soup made of grits, dashi, menudo and matzoh balls. The redrawn 9th Congressional District is “only” 49.67% non-Hispanic white. However, it already has a well-entrenched incumbent in Adam Smith. And, as I noted yesterday, the voters of the[...]

December 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm § in America

Obituary for Big Boy

First Steve Jobs and then Big Boy The BigBoy restaurant chain looks like it will not survive into ought twelve   Sales of the iconic double decker have fallen 70% over the last ten years and 65% of the Big Boy stores have closed. The company’s owner, the Elias Brothers Corporation, declared  [...]

December 28th, 2011 - 12:18 am § in America, Jews

Donald Trump Attacks A Jewish Racist

What race is Trump?[...]

December 27th, 2011 - 11:54 pm § in Misc.

News from North Korea: Miracle of the Fishes

calendar>>December 23. 2011 Juch 100   Supply of Fishes to Pyongyang Citizens Begins Pyongyang, December 23 (KCNA) — The supply of fishes to Pyongyang citizens began Thursday at this sad time of national mourning.Leader Kim Jong Il worked heart and soul to supply the people with fresh f[...]

December 27th, 2011 - 11:47 pm § in America, Jews

Hebrew hammer in a Nazi bar

In the spirit of Hannukah.[...]

December 27th, 2011 - 6:34 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: WA Business Leader SUPPORT A Tax Increase!

OLYMPIA – Washington business leaders who opposed an income tax proposal last year are signaling that they are prepared to embrace Gov. Chris Gregoire’s new revenue plan. Advertisement With further cuts to education on the line, Gregoire wants voters to approve a temporary increase in the state [...]

December 27th, 2011 - 10:01 am § in America, Jews

A Japanese Review of a Jewish Movie

from The Japan Time By KAORI SHOJI If you thought being Japanese is hard work, try the Jewish life for a taste of something gut-wrenching — or so implies “A Serious Man,” created by brothers Joel and Ethan Coen. A Serious Man Rating: (4 out of 5) Glutton for punishment: Michael Stuhlba[...]

December 26th, 2011 - 11:59 pm § in Misc.

A car with no driver

latest hi-tech from Euronews A car really is driving through the Berlin traffic all by itself. The co-driver is only there to assuage the safety concerns of the German authorities. During several hours of driving round the…[...]