Archive for August, 2013

August 31st, 2013 - 8:03 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: 9/1 is the anniversary of

a. Castro’s UN speech b. Gen Giap appointed commander of North Vietnamese forces c. Nixon reviews Watertape tapes. d. Gaddafi’s fall e. Gaddafi takes over Libya For answer, watch this video or click this link.[...]

August 29th, 2013 - 4:07 pm § in America

Where and When Was the Tea Party Founded?

The Charleston Mercury said, “The tea has been thrown overboard, the revolution of 1860 has been initiated.” Has anything changed since then? Four Tea Party Challengers to Lindsey Graham Vie for One-on-One in Runoff Election Columbia Tea Party | Restoring Liberty and Freedom South Caroli[...]

August 28th, 2013 - 1:44 pm § in Politics

Mysterious blogger intrigues Zimbabweans

As elections approach, anonymous character on Facebook appears to be revealing differences within Zimbabwean ruling party.[...]

August 28th, 2013 - 8:51 am § in Misc.

Light Saber?


August 26th, 2013 - 6:24 am § in Misc.

Happy Birthday St. Mother

Ceremonies celebrating the Birthday of Mother Theresa begin with a 6 a.m. mass.  Visitors to the Mother House, the global headquarters of Missionaries of Charity kneel before the statue and pray to the saint. I wonder if Hindus have incorporated her into their somewhat larger pantheon?[...]

August 25th, 2013 - 12:44 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

Busting the Cig Pushers

Brooklyn, NY – DA Busts Nearly $5 Million In Counterfeit Cigarettes At BP Warehouse Today 02:37 PM Brooklyn, NY – Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes today announced the arrest of Yin Haun Zhao, charged with running a counterfeit cigarette ring that netted millions of dollars[...]

August 25th, 2013 - 12:06 pm § in America

APPLESAUCE: Friends in high places

Obama administration overrules Apple import ban President Obama’s trade representative on Saturday vetoed a ban on imports of some Apple iPads and older iPhones, dealing a setback to rival South Korean electronics company Samsung. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman overruled a June decis[...]

August 25th, 2013 - 4:10 am § in Misc.

The Ave Challenge: Who is it?

A. Bill Gates Senior B. Warren Buffett’s brother C. Discoverer of the boson D. Prime Minister of Greece E. CEO of Colt[...]

August 25th, 2013 - 4:01 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Hypocrisy Under Christ

β Award A German bishop has been living an extravagant lifestyle— flying first class (at a cost of €7000) to tour Indian slums where poor children eke out a living breaking stones. He’s also been constructing a multi-million euro mansion while the churches in his diocese crumble. Bishop Tebar[...]

August 24th, 2013 - 12:42 pm § in The Ave Scene

Portland’s Teeth

Oh, Portland, don’t ever change: Portland voters choose rotten teeth over fluoridation, by a vote of 60 to 40 percent, the Oregonian 1111 × 548 –    [...]