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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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    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.

Archive for May, 2012

May 31st, 2012 - 8:07 am § in Misc.

ROMNEYISMS: Trump Loyalty


May 31st, 2012 - 7:36 am § in Misc.


Dear Washington State Santorum Delegate, I hope this email finds you well. I just wanted to drop you a note and introduce myself. I used to be Rick Santorum’s Campaign Manager and I am now serving as Governor Romney’s Deputy Coalitions Director.  Shortly after Rick Santorum dropped out of the r[...]

May 30th, 2012 - 10:15 pm § in Misc.

Joan Burns Stake

Back in the Day: Joan of Arc burned at the stake   May 30, 1431 French heroin Joan of Arc is burned at the stake by the English for heresy, aged 19 years old. Inspired by the voices of Catholic saints in her head, she helped secure several victories for France against England during the Hundr[...]

May 30th, 2012 - 4:59 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, The Ave Scene

Eyman’s 2/3 Majority Initiative Struck Down!

Both Inslee and McKenna have been avoiding the tax word. …At least partly this is under the skirts of a law passed by intiative that reerquiirees the State legislature to have a 2/3 majority for any tax measure. Tim Eyman’s 2/3 majority requirement for raising new state revenue is unconstitu[...]

May 30th, 2012 - 4:42 pm § in Hypocrisy, Misc.

ROMNNEYISMS: Will the Mitt Deign to Condemn His Friends and Fox?

MEDIA MATTERS May 30, 2012 9:26 am ET by Justin Berrier  and other sources While Fox & Friends has long been a home for some of the most vicious, misleading, petty, and dishonest attacks on President Obama, they crossed a new ethical line today by producing and airing what is essentially a four[...]

May 30th, 2012 - 8:44 am § in Hypocrisy, Misc.

APPLESAUCE: Zuckerberg Zucks

Zuckerberg drops off world’s 40 richest billionaires list post Facebook shares freefall Submitted by Jamie Williamsonon Wed, 05/30/2012 – 09:27 Washington, May 30 : Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has dropped off Bloomberg”s list of the richest 40 billionaires in the world after hi[...]

May 30th, 2012 - 7:59 am § in Misc.



May 29th, 2012 - 5:23 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

I dare Mitt Romney to make Patrick Fitzgerald his Veep!

Chicago, IL – Patrick Fitzgerald is stepping down as the U.S. attorney in Chicago. In 1994, Fitzgerald became the prosecutor in the case against Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman and 11 others charged in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.  In 1996, Fitzgerald became the National Security Coordinator[...]

May 29th, 2012 - 4:54 am § in Misc.

Portrait of Canadian PM, in the nude.

Oh, the region covered in the Canadian video is show here ….[...]

May 28th, 2012 - 4:35 pm § in The Ave Scene

Time to Turn the Lights Back on in Seattle?

Downtown Seattle condos are finally filling up The glut of condos that hit downtown Seattle right during the real-estate downturn is disappearing as buyers move back into the market.[...]