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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.

  • ELECTION 2016

    trump-and-trumpiesClick to read about the 2016 election.

  • 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.

Archive for April, 2012

April 30th, 2012 - 11:08 am § in Misc.



April 30th, 2012 - 8:28 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: What is this?

  a. statue of Stalin being removed in St, Petersberg, 1987  b. food being delivered across Berlin Wall, 1962  c. statue of Martin Luther King, arriving from China 2011 d. effigy of Gaddafi in Tripoli, 2011 e. suicide of artist in Beijing, 2011[...]

April 29th, 2012 - 9:35 am § in Misc.

Democrats: Conflict at the top?

Washington – Rumors have been swirling around that Wasserman Schultz was not in President Obama’s top tier of candidates to sit at the helm of the Democratic National Committee. A source within the Democratic Party who is a close associate of Wasserman Schultz has told the Shark Tank the det[...]

April 29th, 2012 - 9:02 am § in Misc.

Apple’s Newest Products

Convection Heater Internet Powered $1799.  [...]

April 29th, 2012 - 8:28 am § in Misc.


  Nate Silver of 538 (New York Times) has a detailed analysis of the effects of Roney’s image on his chances to be elected.  Here are the last three paragraphs: The most sensible takeaways, I think, are as follows: 1) Mr. Romney’s mediocre favorability ratings at this early stage of th[...]

April 29th, 2012 - 7:28 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations:Channeling Woodie Guthrie

Cindy Lee Berryhill – When Did Jesus Become a Republican[...]

April 28th, 2012 - 10:49 pm § in Misc.

A Scary View of 2050

A new report published by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development paints a grim picture of the world in 2050 based on current global trends. It predicts a world population of 9.2 billion people, generating a global GDP four times the size of today’s, requiring 80 percent mor[...]

April 28th, 2012 - 10:12 am § in Uncategorized

Ave Challenge: Who Am I?

a. new leader for Reform Judaism b. inventor of the world wide web c. coach of Harvard football team d. author of new biography of Adolph Hitler e. astronaut who will command last Space Shuttle flight.[...]

April 26th, 2012 - 11:48 pm § in Misc.

Anniversary of Chernobyl

Wind blows through the desolate town of Pripyat. On April 26, 1986, this amusement park was being readied for the annual May Day celebrations when the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded less than two miles away and severely contaminated tens of thousands of square miles. see more work by Gerd Ludwig[...]

April 26th, 2012 - 11:29 am § in Misc.

Reef Keeping

Burke Blog : Winifred Kehl SCIENCE!! Comics – Episode One Click here for a larger image!   Learn more! The Moorea barrier reef was able to recover thanks partly to its population of fish. Some reefs – like those in the Caribbean – are over fished and do not recover well. All r[...]