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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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    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.  

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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 July, 2013

July 31st, 2013 - 12:29 pm § in Misc.

Can “Real” Repubicans Breathe Easily?

Has The Tea Party Peaked? Republican incumbents in Congress can breathe easier. There aren’t as many tea-party challengers looking to run anymore.[...]

July 31st, 2013 - 9:54 am § in Misc.


Farrakhan Reacts to Trayvon Verdict: ‘We Have to Rebel Against These Tyrants’[...]

July 31st, 2013 - 7:09 am § in Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Move to peace in Israel II?

Hundreds protest PM’s decision to release Palestinian prisoners Demonstrator: “These terrorists have blood on their hands.” Temple Mount shut to non-Muslims till after Ramadan Joint Committee of Temple Organizations say change in policy occurred because Palestinian youth sleep at the s[...]

July 31st, 2013 - 7:08 am § in Misc.


Nexus 7 finds Apple napping Google has beat Apple at its own Retina-display-thumping game. Meet the Nexus 7, the eye-popping 323-pixels-per-inch wonder. It is, in a way, the (rumored) iPad Mini Retina wrapped in Android 4.3. Here’s the deal: If you can find most of the apps you need on Google&[...]

July 31st, 2013 - 7:04 am § in Misc.

Faux Reality

Rush Limbaugh: Media to blame for biggest partisan divide since the Civil War Politics | Jeff Poor Video ‘The media has aligned with Obama to defeat Republicans, to defeat conservatives’ Read more:[...]

July 30th, 2013 - 11:31 am § in Jews, Religion

We leave Spain

In March 1492 King Ferdinand, under pressure from Torquemada, issued a decree of expulsion against the Jews. Two days before Christopher Columbus set sail, my family left Spain led by Isaac Abravanel. Bible commentator and philosopher. He was the last of the long line of great Jewish leaders and her[...]

July 30th, 2013 - 7:20 am § in Hypocrisy, Religion

Fox News’ Lauren Green Attacks Scholar for Daring to Question Jesus

Bizarre, open bigotry   by a “news” channel. Fox can not understand that Reza Aslan is a well respected scholar.  Or perhaps thay want to promote Reza Aslan’s new book, “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.” How so? An interview conducted by Lauren Green on[...]

July 29th, 2013 - 9:58 am § in Misc.

Breaking News: Verdict due

FLASH: Bradley Manning Verdict Tomorrow...[...]

July 29th, 2013 - 9:52 am § in America, Politics


Speaking on The Washington Post’s Dan Balz, the President corrected the  stroppy about  his 47 percent remarks were taken out of context, Mitt Romney. President Romney explained “Actually, I didn’t say that …That’s how it began to be perceived, and so I had to ultimat[...]

July 28th, 2013 - 12:08 pm § in Politics, world

BREAKING NEWS: Move to peace in Israel?

PA welcomes Israeli decision to free Palestinian prisoners, vows to work for release of all inmates Chief Palestinian negotiator Erekat calls Sunday’s Cabinet decision an “overdue step,” says release includes all pre-Oslo “political prisoners that remain in Israeli prisons, including[...]