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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 September, 2013

September 30th, 2013 - 11:49 am § in Hypocrisy

Of Copyrights and “Revenge Porn”

Recently my brother in law, Bill Quick,  demanded that I remove a picture of my father from this website.    Although apparently motivated by the family feud, Bill had the right to demand this under copyright law. This issue of copyrights associated with photographs on the web has recently escala[...]

September 30th, 2013 - 8:15 am § in Misc.

Big Pot Goes National

Former Microsoft employee Jamen Shively plans to create a national brand of marijuana[...]

September 30th, 2013 - 4:46 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

College Closes When Students Strike Over Tuition

Tororo College closed over students’ strike Students were given two hours to vacate the school premises. PHOTO/Faustine St. Peter’s College Tororo has been indefinitely closed following unrest by students protesting a planned tuition fees increment by the school administration. READMORE[...]

September 29th, 2013 - 6:11 pm § in Misc.

President Romney

On Friday’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper” on CNN, President Romney criticized members of his own party for using a threat of a government shutdown,. He also had hard words for former President Obama, Mr. Romney said “Well, again, they’re all — we’re all fighting for the same thing, which[...]

September 29th, 2013 - 6:51 am § in Misc.


Only after the last tree has been cut down. Only after the last fish has been caught. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only then will you realize that money cannot be eaten. Cree Nation Tribal Prophecy  [...]

September 29th, 2013 - 6:48 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations: Fatwa of the day

Muslim girls can’t be tomboys and after  the age of 13 can’t ride bikes.[...]

September 29th, 2013 - 6:09 am § in Misc.

Teaching as a Subversive Activity

How We Professors Are Seen from the Right by ZOMBIE:  Because this was a presentation aimed at education insiders only, the lecturer, retired professor H. Douglas Brown from S.F. State, seemed perfectly willing to let the cat out of the bag about political indoctrination on college campuses. Fortun[...]

September 28th, 2013 - 5:08 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Reprican Terror Continues

White House Condemning the Radical Republican Effort  To Defund US Government Today Republicans in the House of Representatives moved to shut down the government. Congress has two jobs to do: pass budgets and pay the bills it has racked up. Republicans in Congress had the opportunity to pass a rout[...]

September 28th, 2013 - 11:59 am § in Misc.

Cuba on Mandela

Mandela, a life devoted to equality • “I always treasured the ideals of a democratic and free society, a society in which everyone would live in peace and enjoy equal opportunities. This is the ideal situation that I want to create and something that I really want to transform into reality. [...]