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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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    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 November, 2012

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

Apple’s Newest Products

Acoustic Powered Speaker $550[...]

November 30th, 2012 - 6:53 am § in America, Jews

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: As Hannukah Approaches, Building the לוי brand

I wince this time of year because of the effort the politically correct community makes to fuse Christmas .. a holiday of peace and of the triumph, of the Christian religion, with Hannukah, a holiday of Jewish resistance to foreign dominance.  So, it is good this year to read how one Jewish legacy,[...]

November 29th, 2012 - 7:34 pm § in Misc.

A WGU Student Answers Questions

Mitch, a WGU student, responded to some questions I asked.  My impression, based in what he wrote, is that Mitch is  using WGU not as a place to learn, i.e. as a university, but as a device to get degrees that acknowledge his work experience. I very much like the idea of recognizing work experienc[...]

November 29th, 2012 - 6:12 am § in America

Thanksgiving in space may one day come with all the trimmings

Sweet Potatoes! Published: Monday, November 21, 2011 Future astronauts spending Thanksgiving in space may not have to forgo one of the most traditional parts of the day’s feast: fresh sweet potatoes. Cary Mitchell, a Purdue University professor of horticulture, and Gioia Massa, a former postdo[...]

November 27th, 2012 - 3:31 pm § in Misc.

The Ave Challenge: Where is this?

a. College of Cardinals b. Mormon Temple, Tempe Arizona c. Baptist Church Dallas d. Iranian Parliament e. Italian Parliament[...]

November 27th, 2012 - 10:41 am § in Misc.

PRESIDENT ROMNEY: Privitizing Camden’s Cops

PROTECTION MANAGEMENT TAKES OVER CAMDEN! In a bold move, Pres. Willard “Mitt” Romney has announced that he is privatizing the police force of the city of Camden. The private force will be headed by Giovanni “John” Riggi, the newly named President of the Protection Management [...]

November 26th, 2012 - 10:58 pm § in Uncategorized

Job’s First Video


November 26th, 2012 - 10:13 pm § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge

This aerial photograph is from: a. tennis courts, Brandeis University, Mass. b. posh villa belonging to Swedish business icon Per-Olof Söderberg. c. former Israeli embassy, Tehran d. Saif Gaddafi’s estate, near London e. Camp David athletic fields.[...]

November 26th, 2012 - 9:37 pm § in Misc.

Davey Jones’ Thanksgiving in the Mediterranean

I had a good enough thanksgiving, overtime all day long, plus a cocktail party in the early evening followed by the traditional dinner, no not Big Bird, just Turkey and Prime Rib, then drinking in the ships bar until midnight, were me and the Chief engineer discussed politics between the MFOW and[...]

November 26th, 2012 - 12:02 pm § in Misc.

DAVEY JONES: The Republican Cadet Gets Fleeced in Egypt

As I expected we exited the Suez around 5PM Sunday night (the 25th) so now we are in the Red Sea and as always in the Suez all manner of salesmen set up shop on the ships fantail, the cadet (the Republican) paid 110$US for some statues, and was then upset to learn that he could […][...]