Archive for July 23rd, 2013

July 23rd, 2013 - 11:23 pm § in Misc.

Names for The New Brit King

With all respect for history, some names of English Monarchs should return to modern usuauge. Here are our suggestions: Æthelstan Aethelred Cnut Eadred ,,,, THE Ave’s choice Eadwig Harold Harefoot Harthacnut Edgar the Ætheling Sweyn Forkbeard      [...]

July 23rd, 2013 - 4:51 pm § in America, China

Commentary by Norm: How much do you know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

The end of life as we know it? If you  DO know about TPP, you may not be so sure that line is much exaggerated.  And the TPP has a sequel brewing, the TAFTA. MoveOn is starting up a group to battle against this “NAFTA on Steroids” or “Corporate Coup”, as many are calling it[...]

July 23rd, 2013 - 9:42 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Free Speech Leads to Dismissal of Tenured Faculty at Washington State College

  NOTE TO FACULTY: DO NOT — USE YOUR UW EMAIL THE Ave has long suggested that UW faculty use UW email as little as possible.  This story makes that point: A recent newsletter of the Society for Human Resources Management: raises disturbing issues of free speech on a Washington state coll[...]

July 23rd, 2013 - 1:12 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: What is it worth?

The Seattle Mariners NET worth is? A. $50,000,000 B. $750,000,000 C. $449.000,000 D. $551,000,000 E. $100,000,000[...]

July 23rd, 2013 - 12:00 am § in Jews, Politics, Religion

Tolerance, Israeli Style .. when a secular state has to deal with state appointed reliugous leades who are bigots.

From Vas is Neias: Jerusalem – Despite written attempts to clarify a rather lengthy list of past racist comments, Safed Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu has been informed by Israeli Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein that his nomination for Sephardic Chief Rabbi is “unsuitable.” (htt[...]